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Report: Hamas Executions In Gaza War Designed To 'Punish, Instill Fear’

By: Charlie Hoyle

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The extra-judicial executions of at least 23 Palestinians in Gaza during Israel’s military offensive last summer could amount to war crimes, Amnesty International reported Wednesday, with abuses by Hamas security forces deliberately calculated to spread fear.”In the chaos of the conflict, the de facto Hamas administration granted its security forces free rein to carry out horrific abuses including against people in its custody. 872 more words


After fresh airstrikes on Gaza, Irish government must cease trade with Israel immediately

Israel has launched at least 16 airstrikes on the Gaza Strip since last night. This is the third such assault since the end of the war on Gaza last summer which killed over 2100 Palestinians, including 500 children. 334 more words


Today in Palestine! ~ Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Violence / Attacks / Raids / Harassment / Arrests – West Bank & Jerusalem

A night of violence in West Jerusalem

+972 blog 25 May by Aviv Tatarsky — For years now young Palestinian men have found themselves the targets of groups of Jewish youths roaming the streets of West Jerusalem on weekend nights. 8.235 more words


Israeli Occupation Forces Chase, Shoot And Injure 4 Palestinians In West Bank

Jenin May 26, 2015 (WAFA) – Four Palestinian workers Tuesday were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets in an Israeli army chase  near the village of Azzun Atma, near Qalqilya, according to security sources. 62 more words


Israeli Occupation Army Closes Entrances Of 2 Palestinian Towns Refusing Entry/Exit Holding Them Captive

NABLUS, May 27, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army on Wednesday blocked off the main entrances of two Palestinian towns to the east of Nablus, preventing residents’ movements in and out of the towns, according to local sources. 242 more words


Israeli Occupation Forces Demolish Palestinian Home in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, May 27, 2015 (WAFA) – The Israeli authorities on Wednesday demolished a Palestinian-owned house in the neighborhood of Silwan, in East Jerusalem, under the pretext of construction without a permit, according to local sources. 185 more words