war crimes

Abbas To UN: “End This Settlement Occupation”

On Friday, September 26, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly, “The time has come to end this settlement occupation.” The New York Times described Abbas as “visibly enraged” when he spoke to the General Assembly. In her analysis of the address for Ha’aretz, Amira Hass wrote that Abbas was obviously not … Continue reading Abbas To UN: “End This Settlement Occupation”

Elizabeth Warren Says Killing Palestinian Civilians Is The Last Thing Israel Wants'

Ten days ago Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders yelled at constituents to “shut up” and threatened to call the police (below) when they got angry at him over his stance in support of Israeli massacres. Well, at least Sanders abstained on the vote to give Israel another $225 million during the Gaza onslaught. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Says Killing Palestinian Civilians Is The Last Thing Israel Wants'

Exclusive: Israel's Video Justifying Destruction of a Gaza Hospital Was From 2009

The video clip showing apparent firing from an annex to the hospital was actually shot during Israel's 2008-09 "Operation Cast Lead," and the audio clip accompanying it was from an incident unrelated to Al Wafa. (Screengrab: The Times of Israel) The Times Of Israel July 23, 2014: This video distributed by the Israeli military in … Continue reading Exclusive: Israel's Video Justifying Destruction of a Gaza Hospital Was From 2009

The Dahiya Doctrine: Evidence of Israel's Intentional Mass Slaughter In Gaza

BIO Michael Ratner is President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York and Chair of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin. He is currently a legal adviser to Wikileaks and Julian Assange. He and CCR brought the first case challenging the Guantanamo detentions and continue in their … Continue reading The Dahiya Doctrine: Evidence of Israel's Intentional Mass Slaughter In Gaza

Friends of Israel

The lobbying group AIPAC has consistently fought the Obama Administration on policy. Is it now losing influence? On July 23rd, officials of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee—the powerful lobbying group known as AIPAC—gathered in a conference room at the Capitol for a closed meeting with a dozen Democratic senators. The agenda of the meeting, … Continue reading Friends of Israel

Take Action: Don’t Let Israel Get Away With Gaza Massacre

Today is the fiftieth day of Israel’s attack on the Gaza Strip and it appears that a long-term ceasefire may be imminent. Take these actions: 1. Sign our petition at holdisraelaccountable.org. 2. Share this graphic on Facebook and Twitter. The devastation in Gaza is staggering. More than 2,000 Palestinians killed, at least 70 percent civilians. … Continue reading Take Action: Don’t Let Israel Get Away With Gaza Massacre

Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge

TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky and Islamic University Professor Dr. Khamis Elessi discuss the situation in Gaza & Israel after the 72-hour ceasefire expired. Bio Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist with The Real News Network reporting on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Born in the Soviet Union, Tarachansky grew up in a settlement in … Continue reading Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge

Numbers Have Names: The Dead In Gaza From Operation Protective Edge

Those who have died in Gaza as a result of Israel's Operation Protective Edge (Updated as of August 14, 2014.) (*Note - The edge claimed to be in need of protection is stolen Palestinian land.) فلسطين الحرة Tuesday, July 8: 1. Mohammed Sha’aban, 24, was killed in a bombing of his car in Gaza City. … Continue reading Numbers Have Names: The Dead In Gaza From Operation Protective Edge

Pray For Palestine

Post by Hira Yılmaz. WE WILL NOT GO DOWN (Song for Gaza) A blinding flash of white light Lit up the sky over Gaza tonight People running for cover Not knowing whether they’re dead or alive They came with their tanks and their planes With ravaging fiery flames And nothing remains Just a voice rising … Continue reading Pray For Palestine

A Global Legal Intifada

On Monday, Iran is hosting a meeting of the Non Aligned Movement urging global action to end what top Iranian officials have called the “genocide” in Gaza. Certainly meaningful action is desperately needed. And if Iran and other governments are serious about taking action and the charge of genocide, they have an avenue open to … Continue reading A Global Legal Intifada