Tagged: Violence

Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem News & Analysis
Abeer Salman and Andrew Carey, CNN

Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Sunday for the funeral of Eyad Hallaq, who was shot 19 times by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem on Saturday. Hallaq had been on his way to school when soldiers began to chase him for no apparent reason.

about 3 days ago
A Palestinian Family Was Farming Wheat, Then Soldiers Arrived and They Were Shot News & Analysis
Yaniv Kubovich, Hagar Shezaf and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

A Palestinian Family Was Farming Wheat, Then Soldiers Arrived and They Were Shot

A Palestinian family was farming near their home in the West Bank. Suddenly, armed Israeli soldiers showed up and attacked them with tear gas and bullets.

about 1 week ago
Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation

A coalition agreement has been reached in Israel. Netanyahu and former military general Benny Gantz will rotate leadership over a unity government. Both are committed to illegally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank as early as this summer.

about 2 weeks ago
Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians News & Analysis
BBC News

Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians

In 2015, Amiram Ben-Uliel, a Jewish settler living on Palestinian land, firebombed a Palestinian home in the West Bank, killing 18-month-old Ali Dawabsheh + his parents. Despite tons of evidence, Israeli courts are only now finding Amiram guilty of murder.

about 2 weeks ago
Mais Abu Gush Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison and a Fine News & Analysis
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association

Mais Abu Gush Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison and a Fine

Palestinian student activist Mays Abu Gosh of Birzeit University was detained in August, 2019. She was interrogated and tortured by Israeli soldiers and left unrecognizable to her parents. Now, Israel is sentencing her to 16 months in prison.

on May 5, 2020
Settlers in Coronavirus Quarantine Attack Palestinian Campers, Torch Their Cars News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Settlers in Coronavirus Quarantine Attack Palestinian Campers, Torch Their Cars

This is what a Palestinian car looked like after Israeli settlers torched it. These Jewish settlers were in quarantine together when they slipped away to commit hate crimes targeting Palestinians.

on April 14, 2020
Settler radicals suspected of torching Palestinian cars near quarantine outpost News & Analysis
Jacob Magid, Times of Israel

Settler radicals suspected of torching Palestinian cars near quarantine outpost

Overnight, Jewish settlers living illegally in the occupied West Bank attacked Palestinians under quarantine using pepper spray, rocks, and firebombs. Israeli settler violence doesn't stop in a pandemic.

on April 14, 2020
Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack News & Analysis
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack

Sanitation workers are key in fighting against the spread of corona. Three Palestinian sanitation workers were cleaning streets in occupied Jerusalem when they were attacked with a knife and tear gas canister by suspected Jewish settlers.

on April 6, 2020
Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land News & Analysis
Akram Al-Waara, Middle East Eye

Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land

Jewish settlers live on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. They routinely destroy farmland, olive groves, and even attack Palestinian homes and schools. You'd think they would stop during the spread of the corona pandemic. But, no, they haven't.

on March 30, 2020
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