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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
- 1291 days ago - mondoweiss.net
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.
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
- 1294 days ago - aljazeera.com
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
- 1296 days ago - palsolidarity.org
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
- 1296 days ago - mondoweiss.net
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:
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
- 1297 days ago - al-monitor.com
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.
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
- 1300 days ago - haaretz.com
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
- 1300 days ago - newyorker.com
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
- 1301 days ago - rawstory.com
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
- 1301 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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
- 1304 days ago - mondoweiss.net
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 ...
Christian Community to Be Divided By New Section of Israel's Wall
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, Palestinian Christians, Israeli wall, religion, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, rights, government, sadness, law, politics, humans, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 1305 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Residents have fought legal battles against construction of the wall on their land for nearly a decade. In 2011, local Catholic leaders began holding public vigils every Friday, garnering international diplomatic and media attention.
Q&A: 'It Is Possible to Break the Israeli Occupation'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, administrative detention, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, rights, news, safety, society, culture, law, government, politics, violence, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 1306 days ago - aljazeera.com
Khader Adnan has become a symbol of the Palestinian resistance to occupation. On 10 separate occasions, he has been placed in administrative detention, a practice that allows Israel to detain prisoners without charge for renewable six-month periods.
It's Time for American Jews to Recognize They Have Been Duped
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, illegal occupation, world, US, Israel, Palestine, American Jews, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, law, government, humans, rights, violence, politics, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 1306 days ago - mondoweiss.net
If Israel behaved more 'morally' American and other Western Jews would have an easier time supporting it. But how can Israel behave 'morally' when it is a settler-colonial state? When have any settler-colonial societies behaved morally? It is an oxymoron.
Israel Detains 9 Palestinians as Right-Wingers Call to Raid Al-Aqsa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Al-Aqsa, religion, rights, freedoms, abuse, ethics, government, society, humans, family, police, safety, news )

Carrie
- 1307 days ago - maannews.com
Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians from Jerusalem after raiding their homes in the Old City and delivered interrogation summons for others on Friday.An Israeli police spokesperson did not immediately respond to request for comment.

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