Palestine

Israeli aggression. the continued expansion of Israeli settlements in Palestine is illegal under international law.

Israeli raid at Al-Aqsa mosque leaves Palestinians injured

Haram al-Sharif, or Temple Mount. for Muslims, the area is the home of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the site from which Prophet Mohammed is believed to have ascended into heaven. the Al-Aqsa mosque, located on top of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, is the third holiest site in Islam.

Israeli Al Aqsa mosque raid
the Israeli raid at Al-Aqsa mosque leaves Palestinians injured, 22 Apr 2022
Palestine and Israel

what has become clear is that Israel is committing the crime of apartheid.

Israel's prime minister wants more cover for apartheid and colonization.

there is growing dissent against Israel's violation of Palestinian rights.
Palestine Legal.
uscpr.org US Campaign for Palestinian Rights.
Adalah Justice Project.

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we categorically condem the Israeli government for using disproportionate force against Palestine. We express support for the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The BDS campaign is against Israel's apartheid system.

there are unsurprising examples of the insidious campaign of free speech suppression targeting Palestine activists.

11-day war

the siege of Palestinian families resisting expulsion from Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem sparked the latest round of violence. Israel's excalation of violence in May 2021 and Israeli airstrikes, then a truce, then a new govt, and in 2 days there were new airstrikes.

sum1   Israel captured east Jerusalem, home to holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, in the 1967 war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally. Israel views the entire city as its capital, while the Palestinians want east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. The settlers say the homes are built on land that was owned by Jews prior to the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation. Israeli law allows Jews to reclaim such property, a right denied to Palestinians who lost lands and homes in the same conflict.

sum2   mass violence has gripped Israel and Gaza since last week. Tensions kicked off amid Palestinian protests against planned evictions in occupied East Jerusalem to make way for Jewish settlers. Eventually, Israeli security forces stormed the Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city, one of the holiest sites in Islam. The Palestinian militant group Hamas responded with rocket fire aimed at Israel. Israel, in turn, unleashed massive aerial bombardments and artillery attacks against the occupied Palestinian Gaza Strip, reportedly leaving more than 120 people, including 20 children, dead. At least 900 Palestinians have been injured since Monday. Reports said that in Israel, seven people, including a soldier and a child, had died as a result of the violence, with more than 500 injured.

corruption

7 Jun 2021 corruption. In Israel Netanyahu denies 'incitement' and alleges election fraud, while he stands trial for corruption. And in the U.S. Trump denies 'incitement' and alleges election fraud, while the Trump organization is under criminal investigation by the NY State Attorney General Letitia James' office.

Lapid to unseat Netanyahu

2 Jun 2021 Israeli opposition parties agree to form new unity government. Israeli opposition leaders have reached an agreement with political allies to form a new coalition government of change. Lapid, of the centrist Yesh Atid party and Bennett, of the right-wing Yamina party, have reached a deal with Abbas, head of the United Arab List /UAL, to form a new government that would end Netanyahu's 12-year tenure as PM.

Israeli airstrike 15 May 2021

15 May 2021 Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise media building in Gaza. Prime Minister of Israel started a war to hold on to power. Palistinians had protested the eviction of 6 Arab families from the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah.

Israeli airstrike in Gaza