Israel

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Israeli parliament on Thursday passed a law allowing for the force-feeding of prisoners. It has been criticized as providing "a legislative foundation for torture." Medical organizations , including the Israeli Medical Association , have denounced force feedings as violating human rights and medical ethics. The bill passed the body, known as...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Amnesty International says its new report provides "some of the most compelling...
Jon Queally, staff writer
As international speculation surfaced over the weekend over the possibility...

Further

The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...