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AOC Defends Aid Cut to Israel Says Caging Kids Unacceptable

“I don’t believe in caging kids,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said while defending her stand on cutting military and economic aid to Israel. United States Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) reiterated her position Wednesday for the U.S. to cut military and economic aid to Israel to combat the country’s policy of imprisoning Palestinian kids. On Sunday the Congresswoman she said that […]

Israel escalates deadly attacks in Gaza

This article has been updated since initial publication. Israel’s bombardment of the occupied Gaza Strip entered its third day on Sunday. By late evening on Sunday, Israeli strikes had killed 19 Palestinians that day, bringing the toll to at least 27 Palestinians slain since Israel escalated its lethal attacks on the territory on Friday. Health officials in […]

New House Bill Would Bar Israel From Using U.S. Military Aid to Detain Palestinian Children

NEW LEGISLATION PROPOSED by Rep. Betty McCollum, a Minnesota Democrat, would ban Israel from using any of the billions of dollars in military assistance it receives from the United States every year to pay for the detention, interrogation, or torture of Palestinian children living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank. Israel’s military typically arrests […]

Israeli troops detained a 9-year-old Palestinian at school. It’s ‘becoming normal’, locals say

(CNN)- The day before we met, human rights campaigner Aref Jaber recorded the arrest of a 9-year-old Palestinian boy, taken out of school in the West Bank city of Hebron by armed Israeli soldiers. His footage shows soldiers inside Ziad Jaber elementary school, arguing with the school principal and other teachers, as they attempt to remove […]

Join the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege: Worldwide Solidarity This Weekend

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza – also the 43rd anniversary of Land Day – Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network joins Palestinians and people around the world in encouraging all supporters of justice to join in solidarity actions at this critical time. Land Day has been marked […]