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Obama Demands Israel Agree to Immediate Unconditional Ceasefire

Obama and Kerry are so eager to seek peace at any cost that they evidently did not include representatives from Egypt or even from the Palestinian Authority in the high level Paris discussions. 142 more words

MOH Gaza Update 1700 hrs 28/07/2014

The Ministry of Health in Gaza reports the following statistics as at 1700 hours on Monday July 28, 2014.

Deaths: 1,044 – 237 children, 93 women 18-60 years, 47 persons over 60 years… 869 more words


More Reflections on Gaza

For Palestinians, the last 70 years have consisted of nothing more than the endless piling up of tragedies. This month has seen another few thousand such tragedies tossed upon the awful heap—one for each Gazan killed, maimed, orphaned and displaced in the course of Operation Protective Edge . 1,264 more words

Activists To Attempt Oakland Blockade Of Ships Owned By Israel Corporation

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Bay Area activists are planning to block two commercial shipping tankers partially owned by the Israel Corporation from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland on Saturday in support of the Palestinian people, according to event organizers. 332 more words


Joint Declaration by International Law Experts on Israel’s Gaza Offensive

The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.


Chris Hedges on the Gaza Massacre

Hedges is currently a columnist for news website Truthdig, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City,[1] and a contributing author for… 54 more words