Day: 05/10/2018

The whitewash of Black Friday

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On August 15, Israel closed its military investigation into the Black Friday incursion in the southern Gaza Strip when nearly 200 Palestinians were killed over four days during the 2014 war. “It is the responsibility of those who believe in the inalienable dignity of all humans, to campaign in the name of real justice for the victims of Israeli state terror,” writes Ahmed El Kady.

Source: The whitewash of Black Friday

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Majority of Democratic Congress members plea to restore UNWRA aid

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“The administration’s decision will exacerbate the already dire humanitarian crisis in Gaza, where one million people – half the population – depend on UNRWA for food assistance.”

Source: Majority of Democratic Congress members plea to restore UNWRA aid

‘It’s us or them,’ Netanyahu’s party says of Palestinians and Africans in race-baiting ads

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“It’s us or them”, says a new Israeli election poster by Netanyahu’s party, Likud, suggesting that Jaffa can be either a “Hebrew city” or one taken over by the “Islamist movement”. The bus shelter ad in Tel Aviv features a fearful image of an Arab.

Source: ‘It’s us or them,’ Netanyahu’s party says of Palestinians and Africans in race-baiting ads

Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens A Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison

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The Palestinian activist opens up about her experience in an Israeli jail, and the struggles she faces as a symbol of resistance.

Source: Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens A Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison

Trump: Saudi king wouldn’t last ‘two weeks’ without US support

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Trump says he told Saudi king that the US military is protecting him and the monarch would not last without US backing.

Source: Trump: Saudi king wouldn’t last ‘two weeks’ without US support