Hi Congressman Larson, My name is Matthew DeMaio and I have been a resident of West Hartford, Connecticut for my entire life. I am writing you right now from Nablus, West Bank, Palestine. I have spent 8 of the last 14 months living, working and studying in between Palestine and Jordan and I have met … Continue reading Matt Makes A Request Of Congress And Of You: Save A Home, Save A Future.
Dear Friends, Representatives, and Family, If you are receiving this note, you were contacted by those concerned for my safety and well being, as well as the safety of village members in Al Aqaba, a village located in Area C of the Jordan Valley (in the West Bank). Thank you for all of your work … Continue reading Letter From UCSC Student In Israeli Live Fire Zone
Urgent Action Is Needed To Protect Lives and Property I am requesting readers to contact my daughter's representative, Congressman Sam Farr, urging him to help protect Kali (pictured below with her students) who is in the village of Al Aqaba now under live Israeli fire: watch short video. In addition, please contact your own representatives … Continue reading Israel Using Live Fire In Palestinian Village
Written by Laurence Davis and Claudia Saba Call received directly from Israeli prison. Irish Ship to Gaza National Coordinator Fintan Lane was able to make a phone call this afternoon from the Israeli prison in which he and 13 other Irish citizens are being held. He communicated the following to the Irish Ship to Gaza … Continue reading Hijacking Of MV Saoirse, Violent And Dangerous!
"Attack follows threat by hacking group Anonymous in response to interception of Gaza flotilla; websites of IDF, Mossad and government ministries among crashed websites." Several Israeli government websites crashed on Sunday in what appeared to be a cyber-attack by hackers. The websites of the IDF, Mossad and the Shin Bet security services were among the … Continue reading Anonymous Hacks IDF And Other Israeli Sites
We are intimately familiar with security measures encountered in airports, but may not realize most of the technology is purchased from Israel. How much more of these "security technologies" have been imported into our governments, industries, and academia? Technologies promoting warfare and the military industrial complex (including security) are often packaged with medical advancements and … Continue reading Israeli Defense Claims U.S. As Its Leading Customer
Final Update (11/8/11 11pm): We are relieved to report that U.S. Freedom Waves representative, Kit Kittredge, arrived today in JFK. Welcome home, Kit! You are loved and respected for your efforts to raise awareness about the plight of Palestinian peoples and for making a brave stand against injustice. *NOTE: All Irish passengers are still being … Continue reading Updates On The Lil' Flotilla That Could
Update: Action Closed. All four men arrested have been freed! No serious charges have been filed! We are happy to report that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have been freed from detention. As you will recall, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military on the Theatre … Continue reading Violence on the Arts Campaign Makes a Difference
Update: Action Closed. All four men arrested have been freed! No serious charges have been filed! With great relieve we are happy to report that as of this moment, all persons associated with The Freedom Theatre in Jenin have been freed from detention. As you will recall, two middle-of-the night raids by the Israeli military … Continue reading Violence on the Arts