IDF veterans who testify about potential war crimes don't attract celebrity status, like in America: for most Israelis, they've betrayed the 'nation-at-arms' where security always trumps civil liberties and democracy
Israel war crimes
Shmuel Lahis shot all remaining men in a Lebanese village and then blew up the house ‘to make a mass grave.' He received one year in prison, a punishment later revoked, was pardoned by the president and went on to head the Jewish Agency
Justice Ministry says military investigation found Gaza airstrike in question killed militants, adding that Hague court lacks jurisdiction
Gantz's new election campaign video, featuring footage of Gaza's destruction, cites official Israeli government statistics. But even the Israeli Foreign Ministry and IDF admit that there were less militants and more civilians
News site deletes organ accusation from column but retains charge that Israel is 'murdering' and 'kidnapping' Palestinian children
Elor Azaria, Israeli Soldier Convicted of Killing a Wounded Palestinian Terrorist, Set Free After Nine Months
So-called 'Hebron shooter' was released two days before his sentence officially ended so he could attend his brother's wedding
Lieberman Accused Palestinian Photographer Killed in Gaza of Operating Drone Despite Lack of Evidence
'I don’t know who he is, a photographer, not a photographer – whoever operates drones above IDF soldiers needs to understand that he is endangering himself,' said Avigdor Lieberman
A state's comptroller report on 2014's Operation Protective Edge exposes the Israeli soldiers who fought in the Gaza Strip to the risk of prosecution under international law
According to the committee organizing the march, the Palestinian in the video is Abed el-Fatah Abed e-Nabi, 18, and was killed as a result of the shooting ■ IDF claims Hamas distributes many videos, some of which are partial and fabricated
The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Adalah, says Israel is breaching international law by exercising deadly force against unarmed civilians during recent protests
Sending weapons to a government that’s guilty of genocide is very similar to sending weapons to Germany during the Holocaust
Those who consistently blame the left for defaming Israel tolerate and even endorse extra-judicial killings
Where are the red lines of our camp? If even explicit calls for transfer and a tyrannical regime over the Palestinians are not a red line, then what is?
In his memoir, 'No Country for Jewish Liberals,' journalist and Haaretz editor Larry Derfner explains how he can live – and sleep at night – in a country whose racism and aggression he abhors
In response, the IDF accuses B’Tselem of ‘bias’ and of waging ‘a campaign of deligitimization.’
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.
IDF asks state to file request, claiming army needs more details in order to investigate suspected war crimes claims allegedly raised by veterans' groups.
Unable to discredit Breaking the Silence, the right-wing's last resort is to vilify the organization for speaking out abroad – an absurdity in the age of social media. But it's working.
The storm over the veterans who expose misconduct by the Israeli army is reminiscent of Kerry's controversial testimony on the Vietnam War nearly 50 years ago.
Palestinians claim that the incidents in 2014 war, including damage to UNRWA schools, constitute war crimes; Palestinian human rights groups demand ICC probe.
The Hague-based ICC receives details into so-called extra-judicial killings of Palestinians, home demolitions in move Israel blasts 'political misuse' of court.
Palestinian president accuses Israel of trying to change the demographic balance of Jerusalem, blasts Netanyahu's mufti comments.