Tag Archives: Gaza

Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge

Jordanian artist Amjad Rasmi

TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky and Islamic University Professor Dr. Khamis Elessi discuss the situation in Gaza & Israel after the 72-hour ceasefire expired. Bio Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist with The Real News Network reporting on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Born in the Soviet Union, Tarachansky grew up in a settlement in…more »

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Israel-Trained Police “Occupy” Missouri After Killing Of Black Youth

The killing of Michael Brown in Missouri last weekend prompted this Chicago protest against police violence. Photo by Mikasi.

Since the killing of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police in Missouri last weekend, the people of Ferguson have been subjected to a military-style crackdown by a squadron of local police departments dressed like combat soldiers. This has prompted residents to liken the conditions on the ground in Ferguson to the Israeli military occupation of…more »

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Numbers Have Names: The Dead In Gaza From Operation Protective Edge

Artwork: Abraham’s Sacrifice (c. 1635) by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.
Photo: Israeli soldiers overwhelmed by the smell of dead bodies at Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank. 16 April, 2002, by Alexandra Boulat.

Those who have died in Gaza as a result of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge (Updated as of August 14, 2014.) (*Note – The edge claimed to be in need of protection is stolen Palestinian land.) فلسطين الحرة Tuesday, July 8: 1. Mohammed Sha’aban, 24, was killed in a bombing of his car in Gaza City….more »

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Which Companies Invest In Gaza Violence: Russell Brand The Trews (E122)

Russell Brand

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As The Colonial State Of Israel Bombarded The…

Michael Brown

As the colonial state of Israel bombarded the occupied people of Gaza over the last month, the racist police forces in the United States murdered four black men, all unarmed. On July 17th, Eric Garner was attacked and choked to death by NYPD officers for doing nothing more than simply standing on a sidewalk. John…more »

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Pray For Palestine

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Post by Hira Yılmaz. WE WILL NOT GO DOWN (Song for Gaza) A blinding flash of white light Lit up the sky over Gaza tonight People running for cover Not knowing whether they’re dead or alive They came with their tanks and their planes With ravaging fiery flames And nothing remains Just a voice rising…more »

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Dr. Mads Gilbert: Solidarity With Gaza

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If no siege, no tunnels! – If no occupation, no rockets! Dr. Gilbert from Tromsø, Norway Dr. Mads Gilbert from Tromsø, Norway (Twin City with Gaza City), was working at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza during the last Israeli onslaugt on Gaza. When he returned from Gaza to his home-town Tromsø on July 31 2014,…more »

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Obama’s Hot War

President Barack Obama meets with Army Lt. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, in the Oval Office at the White House, May 19, 2009. (Photo: Pete Souza/White House)

The deeper the US slips into economic decline, the higher it ratchets up the pace and stakes of armed conflict.he United States has set the world on fire. It is nonsense to talk of a “new” Cold War, when what the world is witnessing is multiple conflagrations as intense and horrifically destructive as at any…more »

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A Global Legal Intifada

“Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ” ― Elizabeth Stone.

On Monday, Iran is hosting a meeting of the Non Aligned Movement urging global action to end what top Iranian officials have called the “genocide” in Gaza. Certainly meaningful action is desperately needed. And if Iran and other governments are serious about taking action and the charge of genocide, they have an avenue open to…more »

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We Demand Corrective Action On The Scandalous Firing Of Palestinian-American Professor, Dr. Steven Salaita

Dr. Steven Salaita

Take Action Today! Make A Stand Against Racism and Academic Freedom and Free Speech! Join others in signing the Change.org petition. This petition will be delivered to: Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Phyllis M. Wise Department of American Indian Studies (UIUC) Robert Warrior The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has just severed their…more »

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