Amnesty report Israeli war crimes killing Palestinian civilians

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian protester during clashes at a weekly demonstration against Jewish settlements in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah December 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of his chest. Then, moments later, a third bullet penetrated the back of his skull and exited … [Read more...]

470 Palestinians Arrested Since First Phase of Prisoner Exchange

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Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) have arrested nearly 470 Palestinians since 18 October 2011 , when 477 Palestinian political prisoners were released in exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit as part of the first phase of the prisoner exchange deal concluded by the Israeli government and Hamas authorities. This wave of arrests reveals that the exchange deal has not … [Read more...]

Abdullah Abu Rahmah: A Message from Israeli Military Prison on International Human Rights Day

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By Majida Abu Rahmah (School teacher) A year ago tonight, on International Human Rights Day, our apartment in Ramallah was broken into by the Israeli military in the middle of the night and I was torn away from my wife Majida, my daughters Luma and Layan, and my son Laith, who at the time was only nine months old. As the coordinator of the Bil'in Popular Committee against … [Read more...]

Killing Palestinians with Impunity

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By Stephen Lendman* | Sabbah Report | With peace talks underway in Washington; Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt; Jerusalem; then New York, Israel, almost daily, commits crimes of war and against humanity. Some of the latest include: air strikes against Gaza, killing two Palestinian civilians in another one; peaceful protesters attacked in Gaza and the West … [Read more...]