Israel is the only country in the world that tries children in military courts, often denying them their basic rights. Currently, 200 Palestinian children remain in detention in Israeli prisons. Read more:
The Palestinian community in Israel, which makes up one-fifth of the total population, has fallen victim to a murder rate two times higher than Jewish Israelis face ⤵️
#Palestinian women in Ramallah facing abuse may call SAWA toll-free @ 121
#Palestinian women in Jerusalem facing abuse may call SAWA toll-free @ 1800582221
Settlers light fires, throw rocks towards Palestinian home during clashes
Some Arab teachers in Israel juggle the Zionist and Palestinian versions of history. Others just outright rebel
Israeli soldiers beat, arrest Palestinian activist during olive harvest
I saw a lot more instances of entirely unnecessary, provocative behavior by Israeli police/military today. At Damascus Gate (stun grenades thrown at peaceful Palestinian group), in Sheikh Jarrah (skunk water fired on Palestinian homes) & Bethlehem (volleys of tear gas)
A Palestinian child should be sitting in a classroom, not in rubble. World leaders must act immediately to protect the human rights of Palestinians.
I stand with the Palestinian people. My heart aches for the families who have lost loved ones. We can not stand as silent witnesses to children being orphaned and murdered and not demand for the human rights of all Palestinians! This must end. Free Palestine.
If the United States is going to be a credible voice on human rights on the global stage, we must uphold international standards of human rights consistently. We must recognize that Palestinian rights matter. Palestinian lives matter.
The Israeli people have the right to live in peace and security. So do the Palestinian people. I remain concerned about the platform AIPAC provides for leaders who express bigotry and oppose basic Palestinian rights. For that reason I will not attend their conference. 1/2