The 2014 Israeli war on Gaza

Family of Tariq Khdeir denounces beating by Israeli police

By Matthew MacEgan, 8 July 2014

At a press conference on Monday, the family of the 15-year-old US citizen denounced the Israeli police beating and the American government’s failure to secure Khdeir’s return home.

Israel calls up reserves, threatens to escalate attacks on Gaza

By Barry Grey, 8 July 2014

The United States quickly sided with Israel in the deepening confrontation with the Palestinians.

Palestinian unrest spreads across Israel

By Patrick Martin, 7 July 2014

Police have arrested six right-wing Israeli Jews, including several residents of illegal West Bank settlements, in the gruesome murder of 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khudair.

Israeli police savagely beat Palestinian-American youth

By our reporter, 7 July 2014

The videotaped beating is an irrefutable demonstration of official Israeli violence and racism.

Thousands demonstrate at funeral of slain Palestinian youth

By Barry Grey, 5 July 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said he would delay any major military escalation for 24 hours while cease-fire talks with Hamas continued.

Israel bombs Gaza Strip, masses army on border

By Patrick Martin, 4 July 2014

The military mobilization around Gaza is the largest since Israel’s last full-scale attack on the Palestinian territory in 2012.

Murder of Palestinian youth sparks unrest in Jerusalem

By Patrick Martin, 3 July 2014

When the murder of Muhammad Khudair became public knowledge Wednesday, Palestinian youth took to streets of the Shuafat and Beit Hanina neighborhoods of East Jerusalem.

As thousands mourn murdered teenagers

Israeli government prepares onslaught against Palestinian people

By James Cogan, 2 July 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has seized on the tragic death of the young men as the pretext for escalating Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people.

Israel attacks Palestinian territories after bodies of missing youth discovered

By James Cogan, 1 July 2014

From the time the boys disappeared, Netanyahu and his government shamelessly exploited their fate.