B'Tselem

Type: Organization
Name: B'Tselem
Web Address: http://www.btselem.org/
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Israel Is Barring Amnesty International And Human Rights Watch From Investigating The Gaza War

“At this point we think there is something intentional,” said an Amnesty International representative. The ruins of houses destroyed during the Israeli offensive in Johr El-Deek village near the central Gaza Strip, pictured here August 17. Ibraheem ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 6 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

How Many Civilians Have Been Killed in Gaza?

PolicyWatch 2308 David PollockAlso available inAugust 20, 2014Initial estimates vary widely, but getting the numbers right is important -- not only for retrospective judgment, but also for future reference, particularly with regard to further minimizing ... [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Hebron, 3 video segments: Soldiers overlook settlers' violent actions, take measures when Palestinians throw stones

On 16 August 2014, after 6:00 P.M., settlers and Palestinians began throwing stones at each other behind the Beit Hadassah settlement in the city of Hebron. The settlers were throwing stones from a spot near a military guard post, yet the soldiers stationed ... [Published B'Tselem - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

B’Tselem’s Gaza war statistics under fire

Hamas militants bury a slain comrade in Gaza Photo: IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA / REUTERSTwo organizations in Israel have cautioned against accepting casualty figures coming out of Gaza.Both the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Center and NGO watchdog ... [Published Jerusalem Post - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

Israeli Left Finds Itself Isolated After Gaza War

Polls show that most Israelis supported the launch of Operation Protective EdgeThe past month has not been an easy one for left-leaning organizations in Israel. A July poll by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), a non-partisan Israeli think-tank, found ... [Published Time - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 3 reports

Decision to stop national civic service with B’Tselem has been put on hold

In a letter to B'Tselem and ACRI, Deputy Attorney General, Dina Zilber, has informed the organizations that the decision of the director of the National Civic Service Authority to stop allowing national civic volunteers to work with B'Tselem has been ... [Published Noodls - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

Ministry blocks ban on B’Tselem national service

The Justice Ministry declared Sunday that Sar-Shalom Jerby, head of the National Service Administration, overstepped his authority when he blacklisted the human rights group B’Tselem and banned it from receiving national service volunteers.In a letter ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Israeli forces violating Gaza truce

Palestinian sources say Israeli forces have shelled several civilian sites across the besieged Gaza Strip in violation of a existing ceasefire. The Palestinian Interior Ministry says Israeli forces violated the five-day truce on Friday. Israeli troops ... [Published Press tv - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 4 reports

'War critics facing persecution in Israel’

The critics of war on the Gaza Strip are facing an escalating wave of harassment and intimidation inside Israel, a report says. Some Israelis who have criticized the war, even on their Facebook pages, complained of being ostracized, suspended from their ... [Published Press tv - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Top Israeli rights group blacklisted from national service program

17:25Israelis gather during a protest calling on the government and the army to end Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza once and for all, in the Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv on August 14, 2014. (AFP Photo / Gali Tibbon)Israel has banned young people ... [Published Russia Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 8 reports

B'Tselem removal from national service program sparks uproar

A public uproar has erupted following Israel Hayom's exclusive report.  Thursday that the left-wing human rights organization B'Tselem has been removed from the national service volunteer program over its refusal to designate Hamas as a terrorist organization ... [Published Israel Hayom - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Don’t Talk Back To Bibi

by Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist persecuted just for being against a pointless war, in a democratic country. http://t.co/iPd6ETKhgv— Gabriel Aguirre (@MGA_BsAs) August 11, 2014Sarah Lazare explores Israel’s frightening crackdown on dissent during the ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 14 2014]

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...According to an August 8 Associated Press report by Karin Laub and Yousur Alhlou, the PCHR defines a civilian as "anyone who is not effectively participating in a military operation...including a Hamas fighter who is killed at home while taking a break." By contrast, the IDF appears to define civilians more narrowly, as those uninvolved in military or terrorist organizations...
"At the very least it's a very convenient loophole they've created that is not keeping out humanitarian and aid organizations, not to say that they don't have problems, but that is keeping out the two leading human rights organizations [Amnesty and HRW]."
...We all know the famous diatribe "When they came for the socialists, I did nothing, when they came for the Jews I did nothing, when they came for me, there was no one left to do anything." These words and Yeats' poem address the same issue, tyranny and the same people; us, the majority compliant in our silence, not because we are indifferent...
..."We have suffered terribly, but when you are pushed into a corner, you have no choice," said one man in Ashkelon. "Their children? What about our children? If they cared about their children, they wouldn't have chosen Hamas" said a woman in Kiryat Malachi, a city in Israel's south

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How Many Civilians Have Been Killed in Gaza? [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - 5 hours ago]
Israel Is Barring Amnesty International And Hum... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 6 hours ago]
Hebron, 3 video segments: Soldiers overlook set... [Published B'Tselem - 7 hours ago]
Russell Brand : Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism [Published Huffington Post UK - 7 hours ago]
In this week’s New Statesman | What the Beatles... [Published New Statesman - 8 hours ago]
Palestinians Live What Israelis Fear [Published Atlantic Monthly - 9 hours ago]
Palestinians Live What Israelis Fear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 9 hours ago]
B’Tselem’s Gaza war statistics under fire [Published Jerusalem Post - 10 hours ago]
How Israel's hawks intimidated and silenced the... [Published The Week Magazine - 11 hours ago]
At least 20 Palestinians killed as Israel resum... [Published Mondoweiss - 11 hours ago]
The Daily Smear [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
Demolishing homes of suspects in abduction and ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
Israel Could Face War Crimes Jeopardy [Published Progressive Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli Left Finds Itself Isolated After Gaza War [Published Time - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli Left Finds Itself Isolated After Gaza War [Published TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli Left Finds Itself Isolated After Gaza War [Published The China Blog - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli Left Finds Itself Isolated After Gaza War [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
Demolishing homes of suspects in abduction and ... [Published B'Tselem - Aug 18 2014]
Israel demolishes homes of West Bank murder sus... [Published UPI - Aug 18 2014]
West Bank man detained at Allenby crossing for ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 18 2014]
Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian suspects... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 18 2014]
Israel's spinning moral compass [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 18 2014]
Attacking journalists makes Israel a plastic de... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli demolitions 'collective punishment' [Published Al Jazeera - Aug 18 2014]
The readers editor on... the decision to run T... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Israeli ministry overrules measure against left... [Published i24news - Aug 18 2014]
Decision to stop national civic service with B’... [Published Noodls - Aug 17 2014]
Israeli strikes kill pregnant woman, Islamic Ji... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 17 2014]
Decision to stop national civic service with B’... [Published B'Tselem - Aug 17 2014]
Ministry blocks ban on B’Tselem national service [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 17 2014]
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Israel Is Barring Amnesty International And Hum... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 6 hours ago]
“At this point we think there is something intentional,” said an Amnesty International representative. The ruins of houses destroyed during the Israeli offensive in Johr El-Deek village near the central Gaza Strip, pictured here August 17. Ibraheem ...
Hebron, 3 video segments: Soldiers overlook set... [Published B'Tselem - 7 hours ago]
On 16 August 2014, after 6:00 P.M., settlers and Palestinians began throwing stones at each other behind the Beit Hadassah settlement in the city of Hebron. The settlers were throwing stones from a spot near a military guard post, yet the soldiers stationed ...
Palestinians Live What Israelis Fear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 9 hours ago]
by Freddie deBoer The emails filling my box about Israel function as a remarkable document. They are a record of seemingly reasonable people who have completely lost track of basic moral reasoning. And that represents itself nowhere more consistently ...
At least 20 Palestinians killed as Israel resum... [Published Mondoweiss - 11 hours ago]
14 August 2014. Palestinian women bake bread in front of the remains of their house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. (Photo: Reuters/I. Abu Mustafa via ICRC ) Official: 20 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed GAZA CITY ...
The Daily Smear [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
The family of a Righteous-Gentile-turned-Israel-critic who was featured in a laudatory New York Times article failed to mention that a Hamas operative was in the family’s home at the time of an Israeli military strike, according to publicly available ...
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