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Bernie Sanders Spouts US Party Line When Confronted Over Gaza

The liberal, “progressive” Senator Bernie Sanders held a town hall meeting recently in Cabot, VT and became angry and defensive when questions were raised about Israel’s attack upon Gaza. 86 more words


How Liberal Zionists Enable Israel's Genocidal Ambitions

By Rania Khalek

On 1 August, the Internet erupted in outrage at The Times of Israel for publishing a blog post titled “When genocide is permissible… 166 more words

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Israeli Soldiers Celebrate Shooting Palestinian Youth

On August 9th in Hebron, Israeli soldiers celebrated shooting an 18-year-old Palestinian youth in the leg with live ammunition. The Canadian volunteer, Vern, who witnessed the soldier firing, stated, “After the soldiers left the roof, I went to confront them about why they had fired. 31 more words

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91-Year-Old Dutch Man Who Saved Jews Returns Medal After Relatives Die in Gaza

The above story is also being covered by Jewish media. Here is an excerpt from a piece posted yesterday in The Forward:

Henk Zanoli, 91, returned his medal to the Israeli embassy in The Hague after a member of his family died in an Israeli strike in Gaza, the Haaretz daily reported Friday.

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From The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) 

100,000 people now homeless in Gaza

On 17 July, UNRWA launched a Flash Appeal for US$60 million to respond to the immediate needs of those affected by the ongoing emergency in the Gaza Strip. 366 more words

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Myriam Miedzian: Chasm on the Left -- Blame Israel vs. Blame Both

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN when I am careful not to utter the words “Israel, Palestinians, Gaza” to a certain number of my leftwing friends and acquaintances. 675 more words

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Israel Clamps Down on Internal Dissent

As a tenuous ceasefire takes hold, the besieged Gaza strip must contend with the path of death and destruction left by Israel’s month-long military assault, including 1,939 Palestinian lives lost, 9,886 wounded, over 200,000 displaced, and more than 10,000 Palestinian housing units severely damaged or completely ruined. 1,673 more words

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