Tag Archives: Gaza

State of Emergency in Gaza: Urgent Action!

Photo by M. Omer

Action Alert: Please Contact Kerry Gazans need our help now! Contact Secretary of State John Kerry Write: U.S. Department of State 2201 C ST., NW Washington, DC 20520 Call: 202-647-4000; select option 4 and ask operator for the comment line. 202-647-6575 (Public Communication Division); select option 8 to leave your comment. It is cold, there…more »

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Demand Justice For Flotilla Attack And Murder Of Furkan Doğan

Furkan Doğan, 18-year-old U.S. citizen

Dear Concerned Global Citizens, Three years ago today, the Israeli navy intercepted a flotilla of ships in international waters that were attempting to break Israel’s illegal blockade and deliver humanitarian goods to the Gaza Strip. Israeli commandos stormed the ships and killed eight Turkish citizens and 18-year-old U.S. citizen Furkan Doğan aboard the Mavi Marmara….more »

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Palestinians And People Of Conscience Mark Nakba (Catastrophe) Day

Gaza's Ark

Translation: Français – Español – Italiano – Português – Deutsch – Dansk – Svenska – Norsk – ελληνικά – العربية – עברית On the 65th commemoration of the Nakba, the struggle continues: We have purchased Gaza’s Ark with your help, we will sail towards justice. When Palestinians and other people of conscience mark Nakba (Catastrophe)…more »

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Truth And Trauma In Gaza

Photo by Johnny Barber

Christmas Preparations To Lift Children’s Spirits Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City. He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits. Looking at his…more »

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Anthropologists Condemn Israeli Military Assault

American Anthropological Association (AAA)

The Middle East Section of the AAA endorsed the following statement on November 26, 2012: The membership of the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological Association condemns the Israeli military assault on the Palestinian population of Gaza that escalated on Nov 11, 2012. As anthropologists working in the region, we call the attention of…more »

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Americas Failed Palestinian Policy

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MORE than 160 Palestinians and 5 Israelis are dead, and as the smoke clears over Gaza , the Israelis will not be more secure and Palestinians hopes for self-determination remain dashed. It is time for a significant re-evaluation of the American policies that have contributed to this morass. The failure of Americas approach toward the…more »

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War And Peace Report: Noam Chomsky’s Experience In Gaza

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AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report, as we wrap up today with Noam Chomsky. Nermeen? NERMEEN SHAIKH: Israel and Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed to a tacit truce following days of violence in the Gaza Strip. At least seven Palestinians, including four civilians, have been killed in Israeli…more »

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Solidarity Action Across The Globe: March For Gaza

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MARCH FOR GAZA IN DC THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15 AT 6 PM FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE Israeli Occupation Forces have begun an airstrike, killing innocent people in Gaza and completely obliterating infrastructure. In response, rather than condemn the attacks, the United States is showing its support of the mass murder of Palestinians…more »

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Where The Aftermath Never Comes

Photo by Johnny Barber

Yesterday in Rockaway I was reminded of the aftermath of Katrina, the Rodney King riots and Iraq, Afghanistan, and particularly I was reminded of Gaza and the West Bank, where the ‘aftermath’ never comes, where just a continuous, unending calamity unfolds at the hands of America’s ‘democracy’. Yesterday we drove past lines of hundreds of…more »

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Impressions Of Gaza

Photo by John Soares

Samson Complex Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it must be like to try to survive in the world’s largest…more »

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