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150 years of the Geneva Conventions

Being that we have three active armed conflicts occurring at the moment (Israel v Gaza,  Ukraine v Russia, and finally ISIS v anyone it can find ). 772 more words

Law & Government

Israel's atrocities in Gaza prompt unprecedented political fallout

By Ben White
Original Published Middle East Monitor

Friday, 08 August 2014 16:58

‘Now with the evidence of new war crimes there for all to see, Israel’s isolation will only increase, and, despite the predictable backlash, Palestine solidarity campaigning will take a significant step forward.’ 1,468 more words

News

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

I loved her other books, The Last Letter from Your Lover and Me Before You. But this one not so much. On one hand you could say that I am a bit too sensitive to war stories and this one was way too close to my heart. 387 more words

Novel

Al Najar Hospital in Rafah evacuated as Israeli genocidal rampage continues

Press Release
Gaza Ministry of Health, Palestine
August 01, 2014

The Ministry of Health Gaza announces the closure of Al Najjar Hospital in Rafah, due to Israeli bombardments in the vicinity compromising its ability to guarantee the safety of patients and staff. 169 more words

Gaza

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. 3,256 more words

Gaza

Chris Hedges: The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

Violence, even when employed in self-defense, is a curse. It empowers the ruthless and punishes the innocent. It leaves in its aftermath horrific emotional and physical scars.

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Military Madness