Palestine

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Israeli military forces this summer engaged in deliberate, large-scale destruction of Palestinian civilian buildings that constitutes war crimes, Amnesty International stated Tuesday. The finding, released in group's new briefing Nothing is immune: Israel’s destruction of landmark buildings in Gaza , is based on four attacks on "multi-storey...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
French lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to recognize Palestine. The...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is backing the bill to designate Israel "the national homeland of the Jewish People." (Photo: Cherie Cullen/cc)
The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday passed a controversial bill which declares Israel...

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...