Dozens injured in Israeli police attack on Palestinian funeral | Jerusalem News

Walid al-Sharif’s funeral was attacked days after an Israeli attack on journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral. More than 70 Palestinians were injured after Israeli police used tear gas canisters and fired rubber-coated bullets during a funeral procession for a young Palestinian man who died of injuries sustained on the grounds of the Al-Aqsa mosque last … Read more

US Congress: Rashida Tlaib Introduces Nakba Resolution | Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

Congressman says the measure is intended to recognize forced displacement of Palestinians during the establishment of the Israeli state. Washington, DC- US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said she has tabled a resolution to recognize the Palestinian Nakba, a term used to describe the forced displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians leading up to the … Read more

‘Why should I leave?’: Palestinian Bedouin reject eviction | Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Outside the city of Hebron, already an example of the intrusion of Israeli settlements into Palestinian territory, lies what appears to be a modest group of Palestinian Bedouin homes. But here, in Masafer Yatta, local families are vying to end what would be one of the largest single displacements of Palestinians in decades as Israeli … Read more

‘Nothing can stop us’: Al Jazeera flags bomb attack at Gaza office | Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

Gaza City Israeli airstrikes destroyed the Al-Jalaa building that housed Al Jazeera’s office and the Associated Press office on May 15 last year. Dust and debris rose into the air when the 11-story building, which also housed a number of residences and other offices, was razed and smashed to the ground. The bombing sparked great … Read more

Nakba Day: What Happened in Palestine in 1948? † Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

Every year on May 15, Palestinians around the world commemorate the Nakba, or catastrophe, which refers to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. After gaining British government support for the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine, on May 14, 1948, as soon as the British mandate expired, Zionist forces declared the establishment of … Read more

We must show Israel that the time for accountability has come | Opinions

Israel should not be allowed to whitewash the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with yet another mock investigation. The only possible response to the hasty offer Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has urged Palestinians to conduct “a joint pathological investigation” into the murder of famed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Such “investigations” conducted … Read more

Israel’s Policy: Kill the Messenger, Attack the Mourners | Opinions

On Friday, May 13, The New York Times website ran the headline “Israeli Police Attack Funeral of Killed Palestinian Journalist,” which was then updated to “Israeli Police Attack Mourners at Funeral of Palestinian Journalist.” The journalist in question was, of course, 51-year-old Shireen Abu Akleh, the veteran Al Jazeera reporter who was shot in the … Read more

UN Security Council Condemns Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh | United Nations News

The Council also calls for an immediate and impartial investigation into the death of the Al Jazeera journalist who was gunned down earlier this week. The United Nations Security Council has unanimously condemned the murder of Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, according to diplomats. The statement, a rare … Read more

Israeli police sue, beat mourners carrying coffin of murdered Al Jazeera journalist – National

Israeli police officers charged on Friday with Palestinian mourners who carried the coffin of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh before thousands guided her coffin through Jerusalem’s Old City in an outpouring of grief and anger over her murder. Wrapped around Abu Akleh’s coffin, dozens of Palestinians, some waving Palestinian flags and chanting, “with our … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: US is not an ‘objective observer’, advocates say | Press Freedom News

Washington, DC- The United States must “look in the mirror” and reassess its unreserved support for Israel, Palestinian rights advocates say as calls to condition billions in annual US aid mount in the wake of the assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu akleh. The US State Department has called for an “immediate and thorough” … Read more