Tag Archives: Palestine

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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HARDtalk Speaks To Israeli Historian, Ilan Pappé

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Cognitive Liberty recommends reading The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé for a more in-depth understanding of how the policies put in place and practice, to establish and maintain the state of Israel, have ethnically cleansed Palestine and Israel of indigenous Palestinians. Please help spread the word.

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PHOTOS: One Palestinian Museum’s Artistic Message To The Pope

Artwork: The Deposition (c. 1507) by Raphaello Sanzio da Urbino.
“In that day there will be great mourning in Jerusalem,“ Zechariah 12:11.
Photo: Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian and detain others in downtown Ramallah. 31 March, 2002, by Alexandra Boulat.

The Pope’s visit to the Holy Land (today’s Jordan, Palestine and Israel) has been the focus of many activists hoping to get the Catholic pontiff to speak out in favor of the Palestinian cause. One such symbolic act was done through an artistic lens. The Palestinian Museum, a new museum set to open in the…more »

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Divestment Passes At UC Santa Cruz:

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Sami W. Abeed USTREAM video of the discussion and community statements from a historic night at UCSC: Divestment Bill passed on campus. Here’s my statement from 5 AM in the morning today. It is 5 AM and I’m still coming down from one of the most exciting nights of my life. Tonight, the UC Santa…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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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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MEKOROT: An Apartheid Adventure

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Say No To Water Apartheid! Support Palestinian Water Rights Today marks the start of the first International Week Against Mekorot, Israel’s state-owned water company that is responsible for implementing “water apartheid” on Palestinians. Mekorot has been responsible for water rights violations and discrimination since the 1950s, depriving Palestinian communities from access to water. It provides…more »

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Stand Up For Academic Freedom: Why Is Paletine Taboo At Columbia College?

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URGENT ACTION ITEM! According to Columbia College, they are: For creatives. By creatives. “We are a creative powerhouse, a wildly diverse collective of the world’s leading artists and communicators—students and faculty who share a passion for creative work and enterprise that reflect, support and most importantly, shape the culture of our times.” If this is…more »

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AIPAC Member Threatens To Sue Code Pink Over Parody Video

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AIPAC Video This AIPAC parody video seems to have hit a nerve. An “influential” AIPAC member thinks it was created by the group Code Pink and is threatening litigation. A Code Pink press release says: On February 25th, an AIPAC member called a CODEPINK staffer threatening legal action in response to a controversial video clip…more »

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