B’tselem

B’tselem is the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. B’tselem works to expose the injustice, violence and dispossession inherent to the regime of occupation, to deconstruct the apparatuses that enable it, and challenge its legitimacy in Israel and internationally.

B’tselem is a source of statistics on fatalities in the Israel/Palestine conflict. For example, these B’tselem data show that 14 Israeli minors were killed by Palestinians between 19 January 2009 – 30 April 2020, while 801 Palestinian minors were killed by Israeli security forces. 19 Israeli women were killed over that period and 342 Palestinian women.

You can read B’tselem’s 2019 annual report here: https://www.btselem.org/sites/default/files2/2019_activity_report.pdf.

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What Happened to Shireen Abu Akleh?

What Happened to Shireen Abu Akleh?

The Tragic Killing of a Palestinian-American Journalist On the morning of May 11, 2022, American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh went to the occupied West Bank town of Jenin with other journalists to film an Israeli military raid. Without warning, Israeli forces shot her...

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Dispelling Lies about Palestine

Dispelling Lies about Palestine

John Minto’s 2020 David Wakim Memorial Lecture The David Wakim Memorial Lecture, a Pax Christi event, took place in September 2020. Pax Christi International is a Catholic peace movement with 120 member organizations worldwide. Its goals are to support peace,...

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A Voice of Reason in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

A Voice of Reason in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

U.S. Representative Marc Pocan Visits the West Bank During his time in Congress, U.S. representative Marc Pocan has been vocal about the Israel-Palestine conflict. In June 2017, he was the only congressional sponsor of a briefing on Capitol Hill about “life for...

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Dispelling Myths about Israel

Dispelling Myths about Israel

Ten Myths about Israel: A Book Review "Historical disinformation, even of the most recent past, can do tremendous harm," Israeli historian and University of Exeter professor Ilan Pappé writes in his latest book, Ten Myths About Israel, published by Verso Books in...

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Gabor Maté and Justifying Violence

Gabor Maté and Justifying Violence

In his book, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Dr.Gabor Maté writes that “no society can understand itself without looking at its shadow side.” Hungarian-Canadian physician Gabor Maté is a Holocaust survivor, addiction expert, speake,r...

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