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UN Commission Report Accuses Israel of War Crimes in Gaza

UN Commission Report Accuses Israel of War Crimes in Gaza

March 7, 2019

International law professor Kevin Jon Heller discusses the report of the UN Human Rights Council, which says Israel must be held accountable for war crimes committed against unarmed civilians and that Israeli courts do not hold them accountable

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Other Charges: Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Other Charges: Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza

March 6, 2019

By Chiara Cruciati / Socialist project. Benjamin Netanyahu’s bad day Thursday got off to the worst possible start: before the Israeli general prosecutor Avichai Mandelblit officially called for the indictment of the Israeli Prime Minister for corruption, the UN accused him of much more serious crimes. He stood accused of war crimes and crimes against…

A NYT Investigation Examining the Killing of Medic Rouzan al-Najjar Concludes: “Possibly a War Crime” by IDF

A NYT Investigation Examining the Killing of Medic Rouzan al-Najjar Concludes: “Possibly a War Crime” by IDF

January 7, 2019

The Investigation by the NYT into the killing of  21-year-old paramedic Rouzan al-Najjar reveals:  “. . . the shooting by (IDF-Sniper) appears to have been reckless at best, and possibly a war crime,.. for which no one has yet been punished.”  We speak with James North of Mondoweiss

Canadian Court Hands Important Victory to BDS Movement

Canadian Court Hands Important Victory to BDS Movement

December 12, 2018

A Canadian Court ruled that Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activists were denied free speech and campaigning rights when the city of Montreal tore down their posters highlighting an Israeli atrocity during an election campaign in Canada. We discuss the case with Bruce Katz, one of the main plaintiffs in the case    

Lieberman Quits Netanyahu For Not Being Violent Enough to Gaza

Lieberman Quits Netanyahu For Not Being Violent Enough to Gaza

November 14, 2018

The resignation of far-right Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman in protest of the Gaza truce could trigger early elections as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu already grapples with the biggest corruption scandal in Israel’s history. We speak to author and Real News correspondent Shir Hever

Will Israel Respect the Gaza Ceasefire it Broke?

Will Israel Respect the Gaza Ceasefire it Broke?

November 14, 2018

There are reports of a new ceasefire in the Gaza Strip after a botched Israeli raid led to its worst bombings of the territory since 2014. We discuss Israel’s latest attacks on civilian infrastructure with Dr. Basem Naim, former Minister of Health in Gaza

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, not a Technological One

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, not a Technological One

October 23, 2018

Water contamination is a serious problem in Gaza, but supposedly well-intentioned reports that call attention to the crisis offer only technical solutions that are not only unworkable, they completely ignore the Israeli blockade

New Information Reveals How Israel Covered-Up the Killing of Four Boys in Gaza

August 17, 2018

Shir Hever discusses the Intercept report, revealing that the Israeli military used an armed drone to kill four children playing football and injure four others. The Israeli investigation of the killing is exposed as a sham

After Emerging From An Israeli Prison, Freedom Flotilla Captain Accuses Canada’s Government Of Complicity In A “Slow Genocide”

August 14, 2018

Human Rights Activist John Turnbull Describes How Israel’s Navy Hijacked a Peaceful Vessel in International Waters and Kidnapped its Passengers and Crew

Are Hamas and Israel Headed to War or to a Ceasefire?

August 11, 2018

Prof. As’ad Abukhalil on the dangerous game that both Hamas and Israel are playing. Hamas succeeded in challenging the power relations, but the lives of two million Palestinians in Gaza are put at risk in the process