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The Ugly Reality of the Occupation: Censored in The NY Times

Israel has been the big story in The New York Times this month, with lead stories, front page photos and endless commentary. Reporters and pundits have looked at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and his election win from every angle. 608 more words


Last summer’s Israeli aggression is sending Gaza back to the Middle Ages

Zionist colonisers destroy the tools for self-sufficiency of Palestinians in Gaza

By Miguel Hernández | International Solidarity Movement | March 31, 2015

Gaza, Occupied Palestine – Months after the last massive Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip, thanks to the social and independent media, everyone has read news and seen pictures of the attacks from the Zionist regime against residential buildings, United Nations shelter-schools, hospitals, ambulances, mosques, churches and thousands of family homes.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

The Traditional Way of Making Peace in the MIddle East


Sulha is the traditional Middle Eastern resolution process. The root of the name comes from ‘Sulh’ – which means peacemaking in Arabic and sounds very similar to ‘Sliha’ – the Hebrew word for forgiveness. 965 more words


ICC Rome Statute to Enter into Force in Palestine

Tomorrow, the ICC Rome Statute will officially enter into force for Palestine, marking an important step towards accountability and justice for victims in one of the world’s longest-running conflicts. 466 more words

Israeli explosive artillery fired on Gaza up more than 500% in 6 years – UK study

RT | March 31, 2015

Civilians living under Israeli occupation in the besieged Gaza Strip face a greater risk to their lives in the wake of a recent shift in Israel’s “military rules of engagement,” a new study warns.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

On Palestine, International Law and the International Criminal Court

Chantal Meloni joins JiC for this first post in our symposium on Palestine and the International Criminal Court. Chantal is a Lecturer in International Criminal Law at the University of Milan and a visiting researcher at the Humboldt University of Berlin. 1,229 more words

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