Israel has blockaded Gaza for 14 years and bans most construction materials from entering — like cement and pipes. Airstrikes by Israel in May killed over 250 people and destroyed about 2,000 homes. Lacking many new materials, Palestinians are recycling the rubble to rebuild.
"Netanyahu proved that Israel does not need to make any meaningful concessions to the Palestinians and can abandon any semblance of making progress in a nonexistent 'diplomatic process' with them and still prosper." That leaves Israel with apartheid.
BREAKING: Israel confirmed it launched airstrikes on occupied Gaza. The attack comes weeks after Israeli airstrikes in May killed over 250 Palestinians, and hours after Israel allowed a far-right nationalist march in occupied East Jerusalem.
A Palestinian child should be sitting in a classroom, not in rubble. World leaders must act immediately to protect the human rights of Palestinians.
Israeli police stormed Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque hours after the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, firing rubber bullets and stun grenades at Palestinians. Witnesses say some Palestinians stayed after Friday prayers to celebrate the ceasefire. Police claim there were "riots."
"For no logical reason, the Israeli police are moving in and, in a very blunt way, controlling, as they say, the crowd - a crowd which doesn't, as far as we've seen, need any control" @Stone_SkyNews has the latest on the situation in JerusalemRead more
"The fundamental unavoidable reality at the heart of the [Israel-Palestine] conflict is that there is an asymmetry of power here. One side is the occupier. The other side is occupied." Me, tonight, on why we shouldn't just talk of 'clashes' in Jerusalem:
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.