US State Department

Israel uses Palestinians as human shields but US lawmakers condemn Hamas

A resolution being circulated in Washington echoes Israel’s most extreme propaganda.

Why won't the US investigate Israeli violence against US citizens?

Josh Ruebner
19 July 2014

The United States should end its double standards that afford Israel impunity.

US State Department blames Hamas for Israel's murder of Gaza children

“Hamas is putting their own people in Gaza at risk,” State Department spokesperson tells journalists who challenged US government position.

Academic boycott of Israel now "fireproof" as Australian court challenge fails

Shurat HaDin’s case against now-victorious professor and boycott activist Jake Lynch has collapsed.

US State Department rejects Gaza's right to self-defense from Israeli aggression

US State Department spokesperson refuses to answer when asked if the people of Gaza have a right to defend themselves from Israeli aggression.

Palestinian American teen describes savage beating by Israeli police

Tariq Abukhdeir, whose beating was caught on video, spoke after an Israeli court released him on bail.

Israel holds US boy without charge after police nearly beat him to death

Father of Palestinian-American teen, cousin of Jerusalem boy lynched this week, recalls coming face-to-face with his son’s attackers.

After snipers kill children, US affirms “deep respect” for “Israeli army’s moral code”

Israeli television has shown the live bullet recovered from the body of Nadim Nuwara, one of the teens who’s cold-blooded killings was caught on video.

US is complicit in Israel's videotaped murder of Palestinian boys

The video evidence of boys’ killings indicates that Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon was simply lying when he claimed that “it was a life-threatening situation, so the officers acted accordingly.”

US State Department says boycott an “acceptable” tactic

The US State Department has endorsed boycott as an “acceptable” way for US citizens to express their views and take action over what they see as violations of human rights in other countries.

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