Archive | August 11, 2014

Dear Directors and Staff participating in the EBS International Documentary Festival

Originally posted on Palestine Peace & Solidarity in S.Korea:
Koreans in the film industry, individuals, activist groups, and artists have started a boycott action using Palestine Peace and Solidarity in South Korea (http://intifadakorea.wordpress.com/) as a communication channel. Regarding this Boycott, they have delivered their position and made some requests to EIDF, which is attached…

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Palestine | News & Headlines – Aug 11, 2014

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات | Daily News Overview Follow on Twitter for more live updates     WANT TO HELP #GAZAUNDERATTACK? Follow tweeps tweeting live from under fire and help them disseminate the real news! https://twitter.com/occpal/lists/gazaunderattack   Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right? 81 Notre Dame Law Review1275(2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide in […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Palestinian health minister warns of dangerous disaster in Gaza

MEMO | Monday, 11 August 2014 12:11   Palestinian Health Minister Jawad Awwad has warned that the shortage of vaccines in the Gaza Strip could result in the reappearance of dangerous diseases long eradicated in the besieged enclave, Anadolu news agency reported.The minister blamed the continuous Israeli attacks on the Strip, on top of the […]

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PRESIDENT OF HRC APPOINTS MEMBERS OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY UNDER HRC RESOLUTION S-21/1

11 August 2014 | UNOG The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella (Gabon), announced today the appointment of Amal Alamuddin, Doudou Diène and William Schabas to serve as members of the independent, international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israeli airstrikes damage 141 schools in Gaza

MEMO | Monday, 11 August 2014 15:10 At least 141 schools in the Gaza Strip have been hit by Israeli airstrikes, leading to their being partially or fully damaged, the Gaza Ministry of Education said in a statement.Some 22 schools have been fully destroyed and will not operate in the new academic year, the statement […]

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Israeli left hand, Egyptian right hand: bloodied Gaza

Originally posted on Words Reign Supreme:
Nearly 2000 Palestinians are dead but Israel is not the only killing machine in this equation: Egypt is no less responsible. While not one Egyptian bullet has been used, it is clear that, Sisi is in Cairo smoking a celeberatory Cigar as Hamas absorbs one blow after another. For…

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#GazaUnderAttack | 250,000 Gazans have no home following Israeli attacks

Islam Times – Aug 11, 2014 At least 250,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have no home to return to as the Israeli regime’s relentless military attacks have wreaked major destruction in the enclave.   Some 80 families perished in the Israel war on Gaza, which began on July 8. The aggression has so far […]

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At Least Four Kidnapped In The West Bank

  Monday August 11, 2014 11:51 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers invaded a number of Palestinian communities in the occupied West bank, broke into and violently searched several homes, and kidnapped at least four Palestinians. File – Image Radio Bethlehem 2000 Local sources said several armored Israeli military vehicles, invaded on […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | British Weapons and Military Equipment for Israel: David Cameron Should Resign

By Anthony Bellchambers | Global Research, August 10, 2014 As both the US-Israel lobby and the British government continue to fund and arm the indiscriminate killing of yet more civilians in Gaza, (mostly women and children), Christians, Muslims and Jews are asking themselves how it is possible to legitimise the slaughter of so many innocent […]

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#GazaUnderAttack |VIDEO: Israel Using Human Shields in Gaza

  Monday August 11, 2014 12:01 by Euro Mid Observer/AIC The Israeli government has tried to defend its indiscriminate killing of civilians by claiming resistance fighters hide among the people, when actually there is no safe place in Gaza. We have documented that Israeli forces have used Palestinian civilians as shields. This is not the […]

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Total War against Gaza: Israeli Genocide and its Willing Accomplices ~ by Prof. James Petras

By Prof. James Petras | Global Research, August 11, 2014 Outside of Israel and its organized supporters in the major Zionist organizations, world public opinion and most experts in international law see the Jewish State’s invasion of Gaza and its systematic attack on civilians and basic infrastructure as a crime against humanity. The purpose of […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | High-profile politicians sign pro-Palestine manifesto

PressTV | Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:4AM GMT A group of high-profile political figures predominantly from Latin America have signed a strong statement of solidarity with the Palestinian people. The statement titled “In Defense of Palestine” has been signed by, among others, Bolivian President Evo Morales, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Honduran ex-President Manuel […]

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Dawn of the oppressed

Originally posted on Reflections:
Dawn of Doom’s day, The Sun rose from the east, The bombs came from everywhere. Angels of death, Prepared for this early rapture. Agents of death Unleashed mayhem of fire, blood, and smoke. Masses on barefoot, Masses march to the unknown. Masses torn, thrown, buried, burnt Thuds of breath gave a…

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#GazaUnderAttack | Turkey plans to send new aid flotilla to Gaza

PressTV | Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:17PM GMT A Turkish aid group, whose Gaza-bound aid flotilla was assaulted by Israeli forces four years ago, says it will send ships to the besieged coastal enclave again. Turkey’s Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) said on Monday that its move aims to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Relations […]

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