a wider war in the Middle East could tip the world economy into recession.
Israel displaces them and takes their land
the 1967 borders.
illegal Israeli settlements
the goal of the Israeli aggression is to expel Palestinians from Palestine. We must end the Israeli settlement enterprise. The continued expansion of Israeli settlements in Palestine is illegal under international law.
Palestinians protest Israeli aggression and continuing Israeli settlements on Palestinian land. during decades of oppression, Israel surveillance, Israel has devastated Palestinian infrastructure.
the only solution is to bring an end to Israel's regime of apartheid, occupation, and seige and promote a future based on justice and equality.
Palestinians have been under a decades-long military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.
history of Israeli aggression: Nakba massacres in Tantura
Hamas in Gaza, Fatah in West Bank
2023 Sat 7 Oct. Israel vs Palestinians, attack by Hamas in Gaza, Israel retaliation.
context: Israelis dessimating communities, Saturday's missile attack by Hamas into Israel from Gaza. Israel attacks Gaza, again. concern the conflict could spread. Iran supports Hamas. US supports Israel. Hezbollah opposes Israel. China is an advocate for an independent state of Palestine. Saudi Arabia sides with Palestine.
Netanyahu PM 2023
Netanyahu Israel democracy protests The Nation 24 Feb 2023
2023 Israeli raid at Al-Aqsa Mosque leaves Palestinians injured
April 4, 2023 Israeli police forces raid mosque. 400 arrested, during prayers. Islam's third-holiest site. During month of Ramadan, March 22 to April 20, 2023.
2022 Israeli raid at Al-Aqsa Mosque leaves Palestinians injured
April 22, 2022, Israeli police forces raid mosque. 42 injured. On the final Friday in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
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.
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.
1. Israeli airstrikes 2. new Israeli govt 3. new Israeli airstrikes
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.
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.
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.
history 1948 Palestine
the region was Palestine. Israelis came in and formed Israel in 1948, when they took their land.
Nakba, the forced displacement of Palestinians
Palestinians say multiple massacres of Palestinians by Zionist gangs took place in Palestinian villages during the 1948 war in a bid to forcefully expel at least 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and land, a tragedy Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or catastrophe.
the Israeli massacres in Tantura is a historical account about Israel's forced displacement of Palestinians. Tantura was attacked and occupied by the Israeli Defense force's Brigade on 22 May, 1948. Following the surrender of Tantura, the women and children were forced to journey to Jordan, after the methodical shooting and burial in a communal grave of some 40-200 men in Tantura village.