Barclays stands accused of enabling Israel’s militarised violence against Palestinians through substantial financial investments

Barclays stands accused of enabling Israel’s human rights violations against Palestinians through significant financial investments and loans to arms companies, underscoring the urgent need for financial institutions to uphold international law.

Have the IDF become addicted to explosions? Investigation reveals extent of demolitions carried out across Gaza

Using social media posts from IDF soldiers, Bellingcat tracked the activities of the 8219 Commando, a combat engineering battalion, revealing their extensive involvement in demolitions across Gaza.

BAE Systems CEO made almost £1m extra in share sale after hike in price since Gaza war

Charles Woodburn sold over 330,000 personal shares in BAE Systems, earning £4,163,035.

Explosive weapon use in populated areas: a UN briefing by Palestine outlines the grim reality of Gaza under bombardment

The recent briefing for the Signatories of the Political Declaration on EWIPA and other stakeholders highlighted the dire humanitarian crisis and alleged war crimes in occupied Palestine, particularly in Gaza, under intense Israeli bombardment.

The use of heavy explosive weapons in Israel and Palestine must stop

INEW urges stopping the use of heavy explosives in populated regions due to rising civilian casualties and infrastructure damage in areas like Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

War and the refugee: a call for empathy in an age of intolerance

In his 2023 lecture at the Festival of Writing and Ideas, Dr. Iain Overton reflects on the persistent suffering of war victims throughout history, underscoring the critical need for empathy towards those fleeing from conflict zones, challenging discriminatory media rhetoric, and urging us to recognise our shared humanity in order to foster a compassionate, welcoming society.

Gaza: missiles and rockets killing civilians in towns and cities, 9-11 May

Since Israel’s pre-dawn airstrikes on Tuesday, 9 May 2023, AOAV has recorded at least 74 civilian casualties throughout the Gaza strip.

UK arms exports to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Country overview The State of Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are located in the Middle East, sharing borders with Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. Israel claims Jerusalem as its capital, while Tel Aviv functions as its economic and technological centre. Benjamin Netanyahu, from the right-wing Likud party, has been […]

Israel shelling in Gaza war unprecedented despite inaccuracy

This report was originally written by Charlie Hoyle for Ma’an News Agency, and can be found here: The unprecedented number of Palestinians killed in the 2014 war in Gaza was linked to changes in the military rules of engagement regarding civilian protection measures by Israel’s army, a London-based NGO said this week. The unprecedented number […]

Report: Israel’s use of artillery raises risks to civilians

This report was written by Middle East Monitor and first appeared here: A new report claims that changes in the Israeli military’s rules of engagement have increased, not decreased, the risk to civilians in Gaza. Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), a London-based NGO, examined how the Israeli army has used artillery in the Gaza Strip, […]

Israeli shelling in 2014 Gaza war ‘up 533%’ compared to 2008-09

This report was written by Press TV and first appeared here A newly released study shows that the use of explosive artillery by Israeli forces in last year’s war on Gaza increased by over 530 percent compared to the Israeli regime’s military offensive on the coastal enclave six years earlier. The report, released by the […]

Israeli explosive artillery fired on Gaza up more than 500% in 6 years – UK study

This article was originally published by Russia Today on 31 March 2015, and can be found here: Civilians living under Israeli occupation in the besieged Gaza Strip face a greater risk to their lives in the wake of a recent shift in Israel’s “military rules of engagement,” a new study warns. In a report released […]