3,600+ US Scholars Outraged Over Gaza Want ‘Action, Not Expletives’ From Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden answers questions about Israel in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on February 8, 2024.  (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) “Mr. President, with all due respect, there is simply no explanation that PM Netanyahu—or you—could offer to justify this ongoing… Continue reading

Israeli teacher who was locked up and persecuted for opposing war on Gaza speaks up

Middle East Eye • Feb 9, 2024 “They wished me to die, they wished my children to die, they threatened to rape my daughter.” Meir Baruchin, a 62-year-old Israeli history teacher and anti-war activist, revealed how he was arrested in October and imprisoned in solitary confinement as a “high-risk detainee”… Continue reading

11,500 Children Have Been Killed in Gaza. Horror of This Scale Has No Explanation

Gideon Levy/Haaretz The aftermath of an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. (photo: Reuters) 05 february 24 (RSN.org) Two hundred and sixty names of babies whose age was 0; names of babies who didn’t get to celebrate their first birthday, nor will they ever celebrate anything else. Here are some of their… Continue reading

Biden Endorsements on the Line as Outrage Over Gaza Grows

A demonstrator holds a sign that says “Biden’s reelection strategy: WWIII” while marching from the U.S. Embassy to the Israeli Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal on January 14, 2024.  (Photo: Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images) “You need to listen,” said the head of one group that revoked a primary endorsement. “Because… Continue reading

ISRAEL CANNOT BE A COLONIAL POWER AND A DEMOCRACY

Israeli historian Ilan Pappé reframes ‘the only democracy in the Middle East’ as a colonizing force that is inherently undemocratic due to its necessary subjugation of Palestinians. BY CHRIS HEDGES JANUARY 5, 2024 (therealnews.com) Israeli forces detain Palestinians protesting against the demolition of a building belonging to Palestinians, which they claimed… Continue reading

As Death Toll in Gaza Rises, Israeli Officials Fear Possible Genocide Charges at ICJ

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant visit the occupied West Bank on August 21, 2023.  (Photo: Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) “In general, it’s hard to prove an intention of genocide because no public statements to that effect are made during the fighting,”… Continue reading

Israeli Forces Fired on Aid Convoy in Gaza: UNRWA

Tthe United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East receives humanitarian aid brought by first convoy of relief trucks in Rafah, Gaza on October 21, 2023.  (Photo: Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu via Getty Images) “Our international convoy leader and his team were not injured but one vehicle… Continue reading

Israeli Bombing of Gaza Ranks Among ‘Most Devastating’ in History

A survivor of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza makes her way through the rubble of the al-Zahra neighborhood on October 19, 2023.  (Photo: Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu via Getty Images) “Gaza is one of the most intense civilian punishment campaigns in history,” said a U.S. military historian as Israel’s use of arms including… Continue reading