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Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

    Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

Founding trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) Dr Swee Ang was on board the Al-Awda boat sailing to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip when occupation forces commandeered the vessel. In a personal testimony Ang outlines the violent treatment the unarmed activists received at the hands of heavily armed Israeli soldiers in international…

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Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

    Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

Israeli authorities began deporting several of the international solidarity activists who were aboard the Al-Awda ship of the Freedom Flotilla, Gaza’s National Committee for Breaking the Siege announced yesterday. Gaza’s National Committee confirmed that the activists’ deportation comes two days after they were detained following an attack by Israeli naval forces on the ship in…

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Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

    Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

When they left prison on Sunday Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman received a hard-earned heros’ welcome from Palestinians and others opposed to Israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands seized in 1948 and enlarged by the Israeli army in 1967. Ahed was 16 years old last December when an Israeli soldier shot her cousin in the…

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Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

    Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

The International Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza expressed its concern for the safety of the international solidarity activists who were on board the Gaza-bound Al-Awda (Return) boat which was boarded by the Israeli navy on Sunday. Activist on board on the boat were reportedly assaulted by masked Israeli soldiers. They were then detained by the…

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Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

  Ahed Tamimi, Renowned 17-Year-Old Palestinian Resister, Freed from Israeli Prison after Eight Months

Bassem Tamimi told the Anadolu Agency earlier this week that he expected his 17-year-old daughter to be released from an Israeli prison on Sunday, July 29. Bassem’s prediction came true when, 21 days short of fulfilling her eight-month jail term, Ahed Tamimi walked free. Ahed with her father, Bassem Tamimi! #NabiSaleh pic.twitter.com/MvE9RTAvOX — مريم البرغوثي…

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Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

  Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — After her release from an Israeli prison on Sunday, renowned Palestinian teen-activist Ahed Tamimi has been invited to South Africa to receive an award honoring the 17-year-old for her bravery and continued resistance to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine’s West Bank. The award was announced by Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela,…

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UN Bloc of Developing Nations Elects Palestine as Leader in Snub to Israel, US

  UN Bloc of Developing Nations Elects Palestine as Leader in Snub to Israel, US

NEW YORK — The Group of 77, a bloc of developing nations at the UN, has chosen Palestine’s delegation as its chair for 2019, a move that will likely be seen as a diplomatic win for Palestine and a loss for Israel and the U.S. The latter two countries have been arguing against increasing Palestine’s…

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Israel Bombs 60 Gaza Targets in Just 24 Hours

  Israel Bombs 60 Gaza Targets in Just 24 Hours

Gaza (GPA) – The Israeli Air Force launched aircraft at a group of Palestinians launching incendiary balloons a group Sunday evening, challenging the commitment to a ceasefire agreed upon between ‘Israel’ and Hamas earlier this weekend. A ceasefire between the resistance group and the occupying entity was brokered Saturday following this weekend’s heavy shelling by Israel…

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Knesset’s New Nation State Law Codifies Israel as an Apartheid State

  Knesset’s New Nation State Law Codifies Israel as an Apartheid State

JERUSALEM — After several days of rushing and intense debates, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had his wish come true. He urgently wanted to get the Nation State bill passed into law before the Knesset goes into summer recess on July 22, and for several days now the Knesset committee charged with ironing out the…

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Israeli Conquest of Gaza Looms as IDF Told to Prepare to “Conquer” Gaza

  Israeli Conquest of Gaza Looms as IDF Told to Prepare to “Conquer” Gaza

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israel’s government has instructed the country’s military to prepare for a major military offensive against the Gaza Strip if the launching of “incendiary kites and balloons” over the Gaza-Israel border is not stopped by this Friday. If those objects continue to cross the border, Israel may decide it has “no choice”…

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