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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 52 leading international figures call for a Military Embargo on Israel

MIDDLE EAST MONITOR | NOV 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Occupied Palestine – On the eve of the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine, 52 international notables issued a statement calling for “urgent … international action towards a mandatory, comprehensive military embargo against Israel.” Though directly motivated by Israel’s latest war of […]

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Talking With Alice Walker on Palestine

DENNIS BERNSTEIN |  September 30, 2011| COUNTERPUNCH “People Everywhere Deserve to be Free of Fear” Alice Walker is Pulitzer Prize winning poet, author and activist. She participated recently in the U.S. Boat to Gaza, which was a part of the Freedom Flotilla, to break the Israeli embargo on the Gaza Strip. Last year, a flotilla […]

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Alice Walker: Gaza #Flotilla2 Mission Update

Lynette Holloway | Posted: July 17, 2011 | The Root Monica Morgan/ WireImage In a poignant interview with Cornel West on Public Radio International’s Smiley & West, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker recounts her experience aboard the flotilla of ships earlier this summer that tried to break Israel’s maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip. First, […]

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Hillary Clinton gives green light for Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla – Ali Abunimah

By Ali Abunimah | Electronic Intifada | Fri, 06/24/2011 In comments yesterday, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seemed to lay the ground – indeed almost provide a green light – for an Israeli military attack on the upcoming Gaza Freedom Flotilla, which will include the US Boat to Gaza. Among the passengers aboard the […]

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