Adrianne Lapar, director of Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict said the decision “sends the message that powerful actors can get away with killing children.”
Conflating political activism and resistance with terrorism has long been an effective tool by which to demonize a struggle for liberation.
Each year Palestinian Prisoners Day comes and goes while the prisoners remain in their cells and their conditions worsen. The destructive effects that Israel’s imprisonment of thousands of Palestinians has on society cannot be overstated. Israel justifies its treatment of these prisoners with false claims that the Palestinian men, women, and