Category Gaza Siege

Palestine/Gaza: The Siege

The three year old siege on the Gaza Strip and its 1.5 million inhabitants is a testament to the Israeli regime’s disregard of law, decency and morality. This siege amounts to collective punishment, an action outlawed by various conventions and humanitarian laws. This is not to mention the suffering and humanitarian crisis caused by this […]

Closed Zone Gaza

Zionism: History of Child Killing

A Palestinian police officer carries a wounded girl from the site of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem, 29 December 1947. Militants from the Irgun Zionist group threw a bomb into a bus in the Palestinian residential quarter outside Herod’s Gate, killing 17 Palestinian civilians. (Photo: Walid Khalidi/Before Their Diaspora). A Palestinian police officer carries a […]

Sameh Habeeb blogging from Gaza

“A family of 9 members, 15 young children, and some women were killed but not recognized. The Ministry of Health is not able to recognize the ID’s of casualties…Gaza hospitals announced inability of receiving the wounded due to lack of medical equipment and tools. Corpses of Palestinians were thrown on the corridors, rooms and units […]

Atrocity Sanitized

“My parents live in the the city center, and the Israeli war planes attacked people and locations all around them. Over 50 “targets”by 60 warplanes, read the headlines in Haaretz. And over 220 killed- in broad daylight; in the after-school rush.Like a movie tagline. Or a game. If you say it enough times, it does […]

Palestinians: Right to remain silent while killed

“… today’s horrific attacks mark only a change in Israel’s method of killing Palestinians recently. In recent months they died mostly silent deaths, the elderly and sick especially, deprived of food and necessary medicine by the two year-old Israeli blockade calculated and intended to cause suffering and deprivation to 1.5 million Palestinians, the vast majority […]

Palestinian blood for Israeli elections

“As in years past, the yardstick by which all candidates in Israeli elections are measured is their security (re: war) credentials… … they must prove they too can flaunt international law, expropriate land, dismiss as self-inflicted the suffering and hardships of an occupied people, and more importantly, shed Palestinian blood. What better testing ground than […]