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UN Human Rights Experts Blast Israel over “credible” Reports of Rape, Sexual Abuse, Arbitrary Imprisonment of Palestinian Women

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The Israeli Newspaper Arab 48 reports that United Nations officials have expressed the utmost anxiety about information that has reached them concerning “rape and threats of sexual assault” by Israeli forces during their arbitrary imprisonment of Palestinian women and girls. International rights experts called for an independent investigation into Israeli […]

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Brazil’s Lula compares Netanyahu to Hitler: How Fascist is Israel’s War on Palestinians?

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva stirred controversy when he said, “What is happening in the Gaza Strip and with the Palestinian people did not exist at any other historical moment. Or rather, it did: when Hitler decided to kill the Jews.” He continued, “It is not a war […]

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Israeli Military Says Hamas Will Not Be Defeated in Gaza Offensive

Benjamin Netanyahu Receives Hudson’s Herman Kahn Award By Kyle Anzalone / Antiwar.com Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) officials have concluded that even if Israel can dismantle Hamas in Gaza, the group will continue to exist. American defense officials have warned that Israel’s indiscriminate killing in Gaza will fuel armed resistance among Palestinians. Israel’s Channel 12 reported on Thursday that even […]

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Gaza: Israeli Siege, Palestinian Starvation, and the pre-War Policies that made them Vulnerable

By Yara M. Asi, University of Central Florida | – The stories of hunger emerging from war-ravaged Gaza are stark: People resorting to grinding barely edible cattle feed to make flour; desperate residents eating grass; reports of cats being hunted for food. The numbers involved are just as despairing. The world’s major authority on food […]

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Netherlands Judges Halt Export to Israel of F-35 Parts: “Disproportionate Civilian Casualties including Thousands of Children”

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Dutch News reports that an appeals court in The Hague, Netherlands, has ruled that the Dutch government must cease sending spare parts for the F-35 fighter-jet to Israel. The spare parts are technically owned by the U.S., but are kept in storage at Woensdrecht Air Base. The news site quotes […]

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Will AI Warfare Usher in a Massive Expansion of the Surveillance State? (w/ Stavroula Pabst)

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Most Palestinians in Gaza are now Displaced at least Twice Over. They have a Right to Choose where to Return

By Sari Bashi Program Director @saribashi | – ( Human Rights Watch ) – It has been almost four months since Israel began its strikes on Gaza, following the massacre of hundreds of civilians by Hamas-led gunmen in the country’s south. Roughly 80 percent of the Strip’s 2.2 million residents have been internally displaced, more […]

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Israel’s Reputation forever Besmirched by UN Court Injunction to Cease Genociding Palestinians

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The International Court of Justice’s ruling on “provisional measures” regarding the allegation of genocide against Israel for its behavior in Gaza is what in the US we would call a “preliminary injunction.” That is, it finds that South Africa in its complaint has made a plausible case that Israel is […]

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How Israel’s Starvation of the Gaza Palestinians Has led Biden to try to Starve the Yemenis

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The British Royal Air Force and the American Air Force bombed the Yemeni capital of Sanaa again on Tuesday, in a campaign that President Biden admits has had no effect. Washington and London ordered the airstrikes, now being launched almost daily, in retaliation for the rockets being launched at Red […]