Tag Archives: Human Rights

Replacing The Peace Process With A Civil Rights Struggle

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What would happen if Israeli progressives and their supporters demanded an end to the military court system, or called for freedom of movement for Palestinians? The answer: a lot. The two-state solution has long been transformed from a means (to solving the problem of the occupation) to an end. As I wrote here in the…more »

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Vancouver Canada Blocks Israeli Container Ship Zim Djibouti

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Vancouver Canada Blocks Israeli Ship: Tremendous Victory In a four-day standoff pitting human rights groups and organized labor against Israeli shipping giant Zim, the giant was defeated today in Vancouver, Canada. The huge container ship Zim Djibouti first docked at the high-tech Deltaport facility on September 5, only to discover that the workers had agreed…more »

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Israeli warships open fire at fishermen off Gaza coast

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GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces opened fire at fishermen off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, in apparent violation of the ceasefire agreement reached with Palestinian factions a week ago, fishermen said. Palestinian fishermen told Ma’an that Israeli warships used machine guns to fire at their boats while they were sailing…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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Running For Freedom In Gaza

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Running for Freedom in Gaza: Palestinians Set to Compete in San Francisco Marathon 7 young adults prepare to cross the finish line for freedom and a viable future for Gaza. Right to Movement: Facebook: Right To Movement – Ramallah حرية التنقل Photo Op: Come meet them at the Finish Line July 26, 2014 San Francisco…more »

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Cellphone Video Captures Gaza Civilian Reportedly Shot And Killed By Sniper

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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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Witness To An International Crime: Israeli State Terrorism In Gaza

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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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U.S. CORPORATIONS COMPLICIT IN CURRENT ATTACKS ON GAZA

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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…

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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

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“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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