Tag Archives: International Law

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…

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

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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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Press @JohnKerry & @WhiteHouse for #Gaza Ceasefire

Petition Background The Israeli military carried out a second night of airstrikes in Gaza July 8. As of Wednesday morning, July 9, at least 29 Palestinians had been killed since the airstrikes began July 7, including seven children under the age of 16. [1] At least two Israelis had been lightly wounded by rocket fire…more »

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University of California Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly (SUA) Passes BDS Policy

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UC Santa Cruz Divest Press Release Posted on May 29, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Historic UCSC Divestment from Companies Complicit in the Violation of Palestinian Human Rights Challenges UC Regents’ Anti-Divestment Policy Santa Cruz, California—May 28, 2014—At approximately 2:45AM, the University of California, Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly (SUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment…more »

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Turkish Court Orders Arrest Of Israelis Over Mavi Marmara

A  Turkish court has ordered the arrest of four Israeli officials in relation to the 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla.

World Bulletin / News Desk A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of four Israeli officials in relation to the 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla. Nine Turkish citizens were killed by Israeli commandos who raided the ship in international waters on the way to Gaza with the intention of breaking the Israeli…more »

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Historic UCSC Moment: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

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Attend Tomorrow Night’s Divestment Hearing! Click here to visit the UCSC CJP’s Facebook page. UCSC Divest Dear Sami, Tomorrow night is a historic moment for Santa Cruz: At 8pm, the UCSC Student Union Assembly will consider a bill put forth by the UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine (CJP) calling for divestment from companies profiting…more »

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Agent Orange’s Long Legacy, For Vietnam And Veterans

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The Dark Shadow of Agent Orange

The use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War continues to cast a dark shadow over both American veterans and the Vietnamese.

The video by Retro Report tells a story of Congressional, Government, and Chemical Company deception. This dark U.S. history sheds light on recent history in Fallujah, Iraq and real time International Weather Modification Programs. Britain was the first to use defoliants as a war tactic in Southeast Asia. That was in the early 1950s in…more »

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International Lawyers Seek Justice For Iraqis

Sabah al-Mukhtar is the president of the Arab Lawyers Association and chair of the Iraq Commission. (Photo: Dahr Jamail)

International lawyers and activists converged at a conference titled The Iraq Commission, in Brussels, Belgium, April 16 and 17, with the primary aim of bringing to justice government officials who are guilty of war crimes in Iraq. “Within a few days of this, a lawless atmosphere developed within my unit,” Ross Caputi, a former marine…more »

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