Children abducted by Israeli soldiers in broad daylight.  A soldier of color among them.  Heartbreaking.

Video: Shehab News Agency

#شاهد: لحظة قيام قوات الاحتلال بإعتقال طفلين 10 أعوام في الخليل
Ten-year-old Palestinian boys forcefully arrested
by:Christian Peacemaker Teams – Palestine

Article: Israeli forces arrest 8-year-old in East Jerusalem

“Israeli special forces on Wednesday detained an eight-year-old Palestinian in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem… Majdi Abbasi of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan مركز معلومات وادي حلوه -سلوان said in a statement that Obeida Ayesh, eight, was arrested in the Ein al-Lawza area of the neighborhood… According to a 2013 report by the United Nations children’s fund, Israel is the only country in the world where children were systematically tried in military courts, practicing “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment.” Over the past decade, UNICEF noted that Israel has detained “an average of two children each day.”

Dr. Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, has reported that two young Palestinian men have been shot, and injured by Israeli army fire, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.


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The conversation is about the soldiers coming without a warrant and driving the farmers out of their land for no reason.




Child house arrests rise in Jerusalem clampdown

(update: article has since been removed)


Torturing children: (update: video has since been removed)





A breath taking speech by a palestinian farmer to Israeli soldiers – in english




Palestinians’ daily life



Remember the faces of criminals and victims

using private homes as their base


Murdered in their sleep in gaza:

אוסאמה אל-חיה, בן 30 Osama al Haya
האלה אבו הין, בת 26 Hala Abu Hin
אומאמה אל-חיה, בת 8 Umama Al Haya
ח’ליל אל-חיה, בן 5 Halil al Haya

חמזה אל-חיה, בן 4 Hamza Al Haya

a whole neighbourhood attacked


19 injured by Israeli forces during minister’s funeral.

54,000 kids homeless in Gaza

Read Part II – Xmas in the Holy Land 2014

Update: January 2015…more