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‘All that’s left are their school uniforms’: Israeli air strike kills eight Palestinian relatives News Roundup
Maha Hussaini, Middle East Eye

‘All that’s left are their school uniforms’: Israeli air strike kills eight Palestinian relatives

The Sawarka family members were in bed when the Israeli attack took place after midnight, turning their homes to rubble.

about 5 days ago
Expert Q&A: Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza
IMEU

Expert Q&A: Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza

Political analyst Tareq Baconi weighs in on the latest attacks on Gaza. Note: Since Tuesday, at least 34 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military in Gaza, including at least three women, eight children, and eight members of the Abu Malhous family. More than one hundred others have been injured.

about 5 days ago
Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge News & Analysis
Al Jazeera

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri were released from Israeli prison and returned to Jordan after months of detention.

about 2 weeks ago
Israel killed 222 Gaza protestors since 2018. Only one soldier has been indicted News & Analysis
Eyal Sagiv, +972 Magazine

Israel killed 222 Gaza protestors since 2018. Only one soldier has been indicted

As Othman Hiles began climbing the Gaza fence, an Israeli soldier opened fire and killed the unarmed 14-year-old. The soldier’s sentence? Community service.

about 2 weeks ago
Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy News & Analysis
Laura Kelly, The Hill

Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy

Progressive House Democrats are putting pressure on the party to reconsider the amount and nature of U.S. funding to Israel, something that has long been a bipartisan commitment.

about 2 weeks ago
Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support News & Analysis
Noa Landau, Haaretz

Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support

Israel’s Supreme Court just gave the green light for the deportation of Human Rights Watch Jerusalem director Omar Shakir. Israel is waging a war on free speech and dissent, trying to cover up its crimes.

about 2 weeks ago
Footage leaked of Israeli officer shooting Palestinian in the back News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes

Footage leaked of Israeli officer shooting Palestinian in the back

Leaked footage shows a Palestinian walking with his hands up as Israeli officers shout and tell him to “Go!” in Arabic. Then 20 seconds later one of the officers shoots him in the back. As he collapses, the officers turn and walk away.

about 2 weeks ago
For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team News & Analysis
Omar Almasri, Deadspin

For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

Palestinian refugees and their descendants are the backbone of the Jordanian soccer club’s fanbase. Their jerseys are red, green, and black, with a white stripe, a non-accidental reflection of the Palestinian flag, and the badge on the jersey features an image of the Dome of the Rock, a long-time symbol of Palestine.

about 3 weeks ago
Israeli Soldier Gets One-Month Sentence Over Killing of Gaza Teenager News Roundup
David Halbfinger, New York Times

Israeli Soldier Gets One-Month Sentence Over Killing of Gaza Teenager

An Israeli soldier shot and killed an unarmed Palestinian teenager in Gaza last year during protests-- a scene captured on a video that went viral. The result of a military investigation into the sniper's actions? A one-month sentence.

about 3 weeks ago