B’Tselem strongly condemns the ‘liquidation’ carried out by Israel in Gaza tonight. At least 14 civilians, 9 of them minors, were killed and dozens injured, when F-16 fighter jets bombed a residential building.
Heaps of concrete, broken pillars with wire sticking out, people’s shoes, clothes, bedding, strewn haphazardly among the rubble, dust everywhere, a hole in the landscape where a two-story apartment was just yesterday: ‘the hardest part for me is how familiar it has all become’.
Ayman missed his second birthday. He was only 18 months old. Mohammad did not pass the age of four, Diana was only five, Mona was killed with her children, four-years old Subhi and six-years old Mohammad, Mohammad al-Shawa died with his five-years old son, Diana Matar was only two months old and Ala Matar did not even get into high school, he was only eleven.
In this profile, under a section titled “Favorite Web sites”, Roeder includes EI and states: “Palestinian viewpoints are not adequately presented in popular news media in the U.S. This is a source presenting the Palestinian viewpoints.”
The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, strongly condemns the killing of the freelance photographer and journalist, Imad Abu Zahra, and the wounding of the official Palestinian Wafa news agency photographer Said Dahla on 11 July 2002.
One month after Israel reoccupied villages and towns in the West Bank more than 800,000 Palestinians still suffer the effects of prolonged curfews and closures. Israeli soldiers continue to carry out unlawful killings of Palestinians with impunity. Hundreds of Palestinians remain in detention, including in administrative detention without charge or trial, and destruction or damage to homes and property continues.
The Knesset will vote today on the second and third readings of the proposed law to deny innocent Palestinians compensation for injuries they suffered as a result of acts committed by Israeli security forces.