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Our World Needs More Hedy Epstein’s

Hedy Epstein, one of 36 passengers aboard the Audacity of Hope ~ U.S. Boat to Gaza, in front of a cargo of love letters. Photo by Debra Ellis

The article below highlights Hedy Epstein’s most recent stand for Justice. Hedy, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday stated, “I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was 90. We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this…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)

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Click Here To Join The Avaas Campaing. People power can change the world! Thank you for being one of the powerful! Please help spread the word.

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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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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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Rania Masri Speech: ‘ Mr.Obama, What Is Barbaric?’

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Rania Masri A very moving speech by Rania Masri, the keynote speaker, during the ‘Texas For Gaza’ protest on August 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas. We apologize that the first words and last minutes of the speech were not captured due to phone recording problems. The opening began with, “Yesterday, the Obama administration said that…more »

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We Are The World – From Palestine To The World

Photo by Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

From Gaza to You From You to Gaza For the children, call your representatives and ask them to stop providing financial aid and weapons to Israel. Thank you for being one of the powerful! People Power can change the world! Please help spread the word.

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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

Photo by International Solidarity Movement

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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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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