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#GazaUnderAttack | Amnesty International Calls for UN Investigation, Arms Embargo

Al Qassam Website | July 13, 2014   13-07-2014,08:49 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – Amnesty International has called for a UN-mandated investigation into international violations committed during the ongoing Israeli air strikes across Gaza, including the continuing volley of “indiscriminate rocket fire” from Palestinian armed groups into Israel. It also called on the UN to […]

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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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‘Flotilla of freedom-2’ to sail to Gaza, despite Israel’s embargo – Trend

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre | Category: Flotilla Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 17 / Trend , R.Hafizoglu / ‘Flotilla of freedom-2’ will sail to Gaza, even if Israel does not lift the embargo, Chairman of the Turkish NGO IHH-Humanitarian Relief Foundation Bulent Yildirim told reporters on Monday at a conference on plans to deliver humanitarian assistance […]

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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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Palestinians launch campaign to embargo arms sales to Israel

guardian.co.uk, Friday 8 July 2011 21.00 BST Today marks seven years since the international court of justice ruling that the apartheid wall being built by Israel in the occupied West Bank is illegal and should be torn down. Yet the wall continues to be built, cutting children off from schools, farmers from their land and […]

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Gaza embargo, not flotilla, source of problem, says Davutoğlu

20 May 2011, Friday / EMİNE KART, KONYA Ahmet Davutoğlu While only 10 days are left until the bitter anniversary of the May 31, 2010 Israeli attack on a humanitarian aid flotilla, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has cautioned both international figures and the United Nations to display a consistent stance while approaching the issue […]

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Breaking the Gaza embargo and Israeli piracy

10 May 2011 | Huwaida Arraf, Noam Chomsky and Gabriel Schivone | ISM A year ago this month, Israel shocked the world when it attacked a humanitarian convoy on its way to Gaza in international waters, killing 9 civilians, injuring dozens more, and kidnapping hundreds. Today — as Hamas and Fatah negotiate internal unity and […]

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