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 Electronic Intifada Podcast
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.
A lawyer for families of victims of Israel’s attack on the Mavi Marmara aid boat to Gaza in 2010 tells us why the arrest warrants are “historic,” students at UCLA sign an ethics statement against paid propaganda trips and UC Santa Cruz passes divestment.
Cindy and Craig Corrie in Jerusalem after the appeal in their wrongful death case; Israeli consul general intimidates DePaul Divest campaigners on campus; a report from Chicago on the Beitunia soccer club.
Rachel Corrie’s family head to Jerusalem to appeal the 2012 verdict in their wrongful death trial; a student activist at NYU explains why they distributed mock eviction notices under dormitory doors; a poem by Remi Kanazi; and news headlines.
Contributors to Gaza Writes Back read their work and talk about creating literature under occupation.
Gabriel Schivone on Israeli arms giant Elbit’s “enormous” contracts with the US government, plus Dina Elmuti on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre.
Divestment resolution at the University of New Mexico gains urgency after police shootings in Albuquerque bring home Israeli military violence in occupied West Bank.
University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.