Author Archives: Debra Ellis

Cellphone Video Captures Gaza Civilian Reportedly Shot And Killed By Snipe

Photo by International Solidarity Movement

VICE news is on the ground reporting from Gaza and Israel. Watch here. A video emerged Monday that is described as showing a Palestinian man repeatedly shot and ultimately killed by a sniper while he searched for his family in the devastated neighborhood of Shujaiyeh. The man, wearing a green shirt and black pants, was…more »

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Chris Hedges Speech About Gaza

Black-and-white photo: Clothes distribution at the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, 1972. By Kay Brennan, from the UNRWA photo archive.
Color photo: An Israeli soldier searches a Palestinian boy at a checkpoint in Hebron.
20 Nov., 2005, by Nayef Hashlamoun.

The Truth Please help spread the word.

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Children Killed In Gaza

Join us in mourning and memorializing the children killed to date in Gaza: Mohammad Ayman ‘Ashour Age 15 Hussein Yousef Kaware’ Age 13, Bassem Salem Kaware’ Age 10 Ahmed Mousa Habib Age 16 Ahmad Nael Mahdi Age 16 Donia Mahdi Hamad Age 16 Siraj Eyad Abdul-‘Aal Age 8 Miriam ‘Atiya al-‘Arja Age 9 Mohammad Mustafa…more »

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Nobel Laureates, Artists And Public Intellectuals Call For Immediate Military Embargo On Israel


Join Humanity ~ Sign On “With the establishment of a relationship of oppression, violence has already begun. Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. …There would be no oppressed had there been no prior of violence to establish their subjugation.” –Paulo Freire Israel has once again unleashed the full force of its…more »

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Witness To An International Crime: Israeli State Terrorism In Gaza


For more half a century, Israel has gotten away with breaking every international law and covenant in its treatment of Palestinians. “The material basis of the Israeli colonial project is dependent on the continued expansion and expropriation of Palestinian land and the subordination of Palestinian people.” “The latest assault on the Palestinian people is a…more »

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Internationals In Gaza Hospital Threatened By Israel

El-Wafa Hostpital patient.  Photo by Joe Catron

“The Israelis called El-Wafa hospital and told them to evacuate before the morning. They will not, and we are going there now. Please spread to the media.” For immediate release: International activists remain in Gaza hospital threatened by Israeli missiles. Israel’s army fired five warning missiles at El-Wafa geriatric hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. International…more »

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THE BOEING COMPANY The Boeing Company was listed in 2012 as the second biggest arms supplier worldwide. Israel has used F-15A fighter jets and Apache AH 64 helicopters provided by Boeing in attacks on Gaza. Headquartered in Chicago, the company also has important production facilities outside Seattle, Los Angeles, and St. Louis. HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY…more »

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Never Before In My Life Have I Seen…

Jewish Voice for Peace

I’m asking you as an Israeli–we need you to tell Israeli leaders you won’t accept racism, you won’t accept human rights violations, you won’t accept occupation and the killing of civilians. This is not the time for silence. Sign the Open Letter TAKE ACTION! Dear Friends, My name is Eran Efrati, I am Jewish, a…more »

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Nowhere To Run

Photo by Mohammed Omer

“I don’t know what else to say. I think we are going to die. It makes me sad that I cannot protect the child I made, I can’t protect him from these missiles. I just can’t. I don’t have the superpower to end this madness.” July 9, 2014: I am writing this as ambulance and…more »

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Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Lockheed Martin F-16C Barak used by the Israeli Air Force. (Photo: Aldo Bidini/ Wiki Commons)

Introduction by Cognitive Liberty Introduction The U.S. President pleads for restraint and peace in the Holy Land while: U.S. weapons manufacture, Lockheed-Martin, sets up shop in Southern Israel. This same U.S. President places an op-ed in Israel’s oldest news paper stating the U.S. is Israel’s “greatest friend.” No mention is made of any form of…more »

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