Category: Human Rights

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Phyllis Bennis: War Criminal Found Dead at 88

The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering

Tamara Nassar: Israel kills Palestinian child as settlers steal land

Please Help ZNet         Source: The Electronic Intifada Israeli forces fatally shot a woman and a child in two separate incidents in the occupied West Bank over the weekend. A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli soldiers in Beita village, near Nablus, on 11 June. Israeli forces shot Muhammad Said Hamayel Read more…

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Juan Cole: Was Mark Ruffalo wrong to accuse Israel of Genocide?

The precise characterization is less important than an acknowledgment that it is wrong to keep Palestinians in a condition of statelessness and without basic human rights

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Juan Cole: Mideast Sisyphus

In Aftermath of Brutal Israeli Bombing, Palestinians in Gaza are Thirsty, in the Dark, and lack Medicine, and Thousands are Homeless

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Marjorie Cohn: Outrage Over Israel’s Human Rights Violations Is Fueling the Global BDS Movement

Israeli police are now threatening to carry out mass arrests against Palestinian citizens of Israel — arrests intended to punish those who took part in sit-ins and other protests in solidarity with Palestinians living in East Jerusalem and Gaza

Ari Paul: Israel’s War Against Press Turns More Literal

The rest of the world will be worse off, and the Israeli government will get more of what it wants: darkness, and freedom from outside scrutiny

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Ali Abunimah: “Today we are Nazis,” says member of Israeli Jewish extremist group

Israeli Jewish extremists used instant messaging services to organize armed militias to attack Palestinian citizens of Israel

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Amira Hass: Gaza Lives Erased

Israel Is Wiping Out Entire Palestinian Families on Purpose

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Juan Cole: Israel targeting residential apartment buildings in Gaza

With 58K Palestinians Made Homeless in Gaza, AOC and the Squad Resolve to Block Precision Bombs for Israel

Yasser Abu Jamei: Life lacking a sense of safety

The atrocities that are happening now bring memories. Israeli planes have shattered our families so many terrifying and memorable times for decades

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