Israel aims to weaken Palestinian prescence in the occupied city to facilitate takeover of al-Aqsa mosque, says resident.
The Electronic Intifada Podcast
Israel’s crackdown in Jerusalem has intensified dramatically since the assassination attempt on an extremist who seeks to replace the al-Aqsa mosque with a Jewish temple.
Steven Salaita condemns “meek platitudes of civility” in a recent speech.
As winter approaches in Gaza, families remain without proper housing, infrastructure and access to water.
Gaza medical professionals organize community care as number of patients exceeds available hospital beds.
“I am surrounded by destruction … I see it in the faces of the children and the teenagers,” says the physician in Gaza City.
A Canada-based pediatric neurologist in Gaza discusses the long-term needs of hospitals, besieged and bombed by Israel, plus other stories.
More than 100 dead, hundreds injured and medical supplies “are exhausted,” says Gaza doctor. Also, a report by Rami Almeghari on the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes; and Nader Ihmoud reports from Chicago, as demonstrations erupt worldwide.
The murder of 16-year-old Muhammed Abu Khudair was “a culmination of several weeks of incitement by the Israeli political establishment and the Israeli public,” says a Jerusalem resident.
Hunger strikers “are doing this for us, the Palestinian people,” says the son of a prisoner in an Israeli jail. Israel is planning to begin force-feeding hunger strikers.