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No ceasefire without justice for Gaza

from the Electronic Intifada 

As academics, public figures and activists witnessing the intended genocide of 1.8 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, we call for a ceasefire with Israel only if conditioned on an end to the blockade and the restoration of basic freedoms that have been denied to the people for more than seven years. 994 more words

Human Rights

'Large' turnout demonstrates for Detroit–Palestine solidarity [pics]

First, Cher laments that the people of Detroit are “no longer a part of America,” and now this large turnout calls for “water for all from Detroit to Palestine.” 113 more words

US Politics

Palestinian Prisoners "At the Edge of Death" As Hunger Strike Continues

by Shahd Abusalama, Electronic Intifada

Our Palestinian detainees have been battling the Israel Prison Service (IPS) with their empty stomachs since 24 April, embarking on the longest-known mass hunger strike in the history of the Palestinian prisoners movement. 1,291 more words

International Solidarity

Pictures of the Struggle

It wouldn’t seem fair to have this website and not post pertinent photos like these: they say a picture speaks a thousand words, well these ones could write a book. 32 more words

The Vine

New review: 'Nothing More to Lose'

Electronic Intifada, 27th May 2014

With this collection of Najwan Darwish’s poetry — beautifully translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid — The New York Review of Books has made available to English-language readers the work of one of Arabic literature’s biggest new stars… A selection of poems written between 2000 and the present day, the works contained in this slim volume are pugnacious, bitterly angry, tender, witty and sharply intelligent.

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