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Gaza Reconstruction Finally Begins Over a Year After Israeli Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli destruction, Israel, Gaza, rebuilding, PA, US, politics, rights, family, government, ethics, freedoms, humans, society, news )

Carrie He
- 53 days ago -
Reconstruction is now being seen in nearly all of Gaza's districts as part of the funds that were pledged at the Cairo Conference to reconstruct Gaza have started to be delivered to. The conference was held in October, 2014, & raised about $3.5 billion.
Israel's 'Blame the Hand' Excuse for Settler Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, West Bank, Israel, Israeli government, settler violence, illegal settlements, politics, government, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, news, interesting, abuse, society, culture )

Carrie He
- 53 days ago -
It's not the settlers who created Ariel, a city-settlement of 20,000 in the heart of the West Bank. It's not the settlers who are denying Palestinians civil rights, it's not the settlers flouting international law ~ it's the Israeli government.
How Israel's Siege Deprived a Baby of His Mother's Love
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, medical care, medical supplies, world, Israel, Gaza, Israeli siege, violence, society, safety, family, children, freedoms, ethics, rights, sadness, death, women, abuse, humans, government )

Carrie He
- 54 days ago -
Rasha told me about the day of the attack on the Beit Hanoun school. She was terrified that she would have a miscarriage when she started running away as fast as she could to escape from Israel's shelling.
Palestinians Bury Father of Baby Burned to Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, settler violence, illegal settlement-occupation, West Bank, death, crime, murder, sadness, safety, violence, news, society, government )

Carrie He
- 56 days ago -
The father of the Palestinian 18-month-old baby boy who died in last week's settler arson attack in the occupied West Bank has also died from his wounds. Saad Dawabsheh, the father of Ali, died early on Saturday, his brother told Al Jazeera.
Nightraids in the Souk: Israeli Soldiers Terrorize Old City of Hebron ~ TEXT ~ VIDEO ~ PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, illegal settlements, Palestine, Hebron Old City, Israeli state terrorism, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, society, culture, law )

Carrie He
- 58 days ago -
At around 11:00 PM on the night of August 1st, a fire began in souk of Hebron's Old City. The fire was coming from a building that overhangs into the souk from the illegal settlement of Beit Hadassah.The Israeli military came and immediately began ...
Burning Palestinian Children: Settler Violence Is Not Exceptional
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, settler violence, illegal settlements-occupation, rights, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, murder, law, government, humans, abuse, safety, violence, news )

Carrie He
- 58 days ago -
The burning to death of two Palestinian children over the past year by Israeli settlers is symptomatic of a larger violation of international law, established and maintained by Israel without limits:
Palestine ~ The Month in Pictures: July 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, photos, world, Israel, Gaza, violence, war, destruction, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, sadness, safety, rights, children, women, government, politics, abuse, interesting, news )

Carrie He
- 58 days ago -
During the month of July, Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip marked the first anniversary of Israel's summer 2014 assault that left more than 2,200 dead. One year later, none of the more than 12,500 homes destroyed have been rebuilt and 100,000 ...
Why Are Israelis Turning a Blind Eye to Settler Violence?
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Israel, illegal settlements, settler violence, abuse, murder, death, crime, law, government, ethics, violence, safety, freedoms, humans, news )

Carrie He
- 59 days ago -
The murders of a Palestinian toddler and a teenage girl have shaken Israelis from a willful blindness toward an already deteriorating situation that must be addressed to prevent a slide toward even more violence.
The Deep Roots of Vigilante Violence in Israeli Society
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, racism, xenophobia, society, culture, violence, rights, murder, death, crime, abuse, sadness, safety, humans, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, news )

Carrie He
- 60 days ago -
In less than 18 hours from Thurs. evening to Fri. afternoon, Israeli racism and xenophobia exploded into three forms of extreme violence. I witnessed two of them. 6 people were stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.
Security Cabinet OKs Administrative Detention of Jewish Terror Suspects
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, murder, law, abuse, society, culture, interesting, government, politics, violence, children )

Carrie He
- 62 days ago -
Israel's diplomatic-security cabinet decided on Sunday move forward with administrative detentions ~ detention without trial ~ of Jewish terror suspects, in the wake of Thursday's deadly arson in the West Bank.
A Toddler Dies in the West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, ethics, murder, rights, freedoms, humans, society, culture, family, children, abuse, government, politics, violence, safety, news )

Carrie He
- 62 days ago -
How the reaction continues to play out will likely depend, in large measure, on how the Israeli justice system deals with the killers. There were already questions, from the Palestinian side, about whether the settlers' relatives, ...
'Idols Will Be Cast Out': Israel Charges Third Jewish Suspect for Setting Fire to Christian Shrine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, settler violence, Church of the Multiplication, violence, religion, freedoms, rights, government, ethics, society, culture, safety, politics, sadness, law, interesting )

Carrie He
- 63 days ago -
Authorities accused Moshe Orbach of writing and distributing a document detailing the "necessity" of attacking non-Jewish property and people as well as laying out practical advice to do so, the justice ministry said.
Jewish Extremists Torch Palestinian Homes, Killing Toddler, Authorities Say
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, settler violence, crime, ethics, culture, humans, news, dishonesty, family, death, law, government, children, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie He
- 63 days ago -
The arson assault was quickly labeled a "price tag attack" in the Israeli media ~ a phrase used to describe violence and vandalism carried out by settlers and their supporters to extract "a price" for any actions against them.
Susiya Demolition Plans May Be Halted: 'Residents Cannot Be Forced to Leave'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, building permits, law, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, rights, society, culture, abuse, activists, politics, government )

Carrie He
- 66 days ago -
Haaretz is reporting demolition plans for the Palestinian village of Susiya may be halted based on an internal Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) report the paper has obtained confirming the village of Susiya is sitting on Palestinian land privately ...

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