News Release

Israel: * Bombing Human Rights Activists’ Homes * Context from Charles Glass and Miko Peled


CHARLES GLASS,, @charlesmglass
Glass is a noted journalist who has covered the Mideast for decades.  His books include Tribes with Flags and Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe. See some of his writing on Gaza.

Raji Sourani’s home was bombed by Israel. He was on “Democracy Now” this morning. He heads the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, based in Gaza and is an acclaimed human rights icon, receiving many honors including the Right Livelihood Award. See his recent pieces: “Israel destroys entire residential neighborhoods and intensifies mass killings of Palestinians in Gaza” and “Israel Announces Total Warfare on Gaza’s Civilian Population, Employing Starvation as a Weapon.” His email address is He has been featured on multiple IPA news releases.

Another Palestinian in Gaza who has been featured on IPA news releases also had his home bombed:

REFAAT ALAREER,, @itranslate123
Alareer just wrote the piece “Israel bombed my home without warning” and is the co-editor of Gaza UnsilencedHis writings have appeared in the New York TimesMembers of his family have been killed by Israel during the current assault.

MIKO PELED,, @mikopeled
Peled is an activist and podcaster. His books include The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine. He wrote the piece “The October Failures.” Earlier this year, he was on a U.S. speaking tour with Issa Amro, from Hebron on the West Bank, founder of Youth Against Settlements. He said: “I have family” in a settlement that was “taken by Palestinians, Kibbutz Be’eri.”