- 6 Dec 2023
Occupied Palestinian Territories: AOAV explosive violence data on harm to civilians
As of 6 December 2023, AOAV has recorded 9, 310 civilian casualties (6, 593 killed, 2, 717 injured) of explosive weapons use in the OPT in the course of Operation Swords of Iron.
- 5 Dec 2023
Investigation reveals possible insider trading linked to Hamas’ October 7th attack
A study suggests insider trading may have occurred in the Israeli stock market, with suspicious trading patterns linked to Hamas' attack on October 7th, 2023.
- 28 Nov 2023
UK government suppresses MP inquiries about Cyprus base’s role in Gaza conflict
The UK government is censoring all parliamentary questions regarding RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, suspected of aiding Israel’s military actions in Gaza.
- 20 Nov 2023
Dr Ola Awad, President of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, speaks to AOAV about casualty counting and the death figures coming from Gaza
Ola Awad is President of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. She speaks to AOAV about her organisation and the death toll in Gaza.
- 14 Nov 2023
Gaza healthcare crisis: urgent action required to address alleged unlawful Israeli attacks
Human Rights Watch's findings reveal repeated and potentially unlawful Israeli attacks on Gaza's healthcare infrastructure, leading to a dire healthcare crisis, warranting immediate international attention and action.
- 13 Nov 2023
Stock prices of major defence companies surge in wake of October 7th attacks in Israel
The October 7th attacks in Israel led to a substantial increase in stock prices of major defence contractors like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, highlighting the complex relationship between global conflict and the arms industry.
- 10 Nov 2023
Col Richard Kemp runs a charity that raises money for the IDF. Why is this not mentioned by the British media when they use him to speak about Israel and Gaza?
Colonel Richard Kemp, a UK military commentator with pro-Israel leanings, is critiqued for lacking transparency about his direct ties to the IDF, raising questions about his impartiality and the efficacy of his charity's fundraising model.
- 8 Nov 2023
AOAV’s Executive Director, Dr Iain Overton, talks to BBC News about the bombing Gaza and the impact of the violence on people living with disabilities there
He was invited onto the news channel after tweeting: "I was supposed to be part of a graduation ceremony in Gaza today for students living with disabilities completing a course on storytelling. The University now lies in rubble, the students are uncontactable and at least one of my fellow lecturers has lost 9 members of his family."
- 8 Nov 2023
Trading in trauma: do United Kingdom arms exports to Israel violate the Arms Trade Treaty and other arms control regulations?
The UK's substantial arms exports to Israel has sparked controversy following allegations such weapons harming civilians in Gaza, raising legal and ethical concerns.
- 7 Nov 2023
Numbers of civilian deaths per airstrike in 2023 Gaza at least four times higher than previous Israeli bombings, AOAV finds
The "Operation Swords of Iron" in Gaza, October 2023, has seen a significant surge in civilian deaths from airstrikes, with fatalities per strike exceeding past operations and raising questions about adherence to international humanitarian law.
- 6 Nov 2023
Visually impaired activist Shireen chronicles Gaza’s struggles amidst conflict
Shireen, a blind student and disability advocate from the Gaza Strip, narrates the profound hardships and repeated displacements faced by Palestinians, especially those with disabilities, under the shadow of ongoing Israeli airstrikes
- 3 Nov 2023
The names of 729 of the hundreds of civilians killed by Hamas – the names released so far
Hundreds of Hamas gunmen attacked Israeli communities near Gaza, resulting in hundreds dead. This is a list of the civilian names known so far (Nov 2 2023)