In response, the IDF accuses B’Tselem of ‘bias’ and of waging ‘a campaign of deligitimization.’
Israel war crimes
War criminals among Israel’s enemies have murdered prisoners — both soldiers and civilians. This does not justify similar conduct by IDF soldiers.
The victims are the three Palestinian groups working to bring Israel to The Hague on war crimes charges.
Would a Chilcot-style report on Netanyahu’s past decade shred his credibility as it did Blair's? In contrast to the peculiarly British self-flagellation over the findings, would Israelis even care?
For all those suffering from voluntary amnesia here are just a few of the Irgun's highlights of Hamas-worthy violence.
When Bernie Sanders, the State Department and U.S. senators all condemn Israel's human rights abuses of Palestinians in the space of a few weeks, is the American conversation about Israel-Palestine finally changing?
In recently released transcript, Sanders says he would demand Israel halt settlement construction, adding that if Israel 'want us to have a positive relationship, they're going to have to improve their relationship with the Palestinians.'
Senior Senator, along with 10 Democratic Congressmen, ask the State Department to investigate alleged 'gross violations of human rights,' namely Israel's alleged extrajudicial killings of Palestinians.
A poem published by Natan Alterman during Israel's War of Independence criticizing human-rights abuses was lauded by Prime Minister Ben-Gurion, who even distributed 100,000 copies of it among soldiers; other such testimonies were made to disappear.
Ari Shavit’s strategies for bridging the gap between U.S. Jews and Israel effectively act to obscure the line that separates Israel from the occupied territories. That line is what Breaking the Silence seeks to protect.