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Gaza children’s images of war censored under pressure from US Israel lobby

Nora Barrows-Friedman | The Electronic Intifada | Oakland | 13 September 2011 A Bay Area children’s museum shut down a planned exhibition of Gaza children’s drawings. (Middle East Children’s Alliance) Pro-Israel organizations pressured an Oakland children’s museum to cancel an upcoming exhibition of drawings made by Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip. Community leaders say the shutting […]

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Report: Minnesota Jewish group helped Israeli government monitor ‘bad Muslim,’ Rep. Ellison

Alex Kane on September 9, 2011 | Mondoweiss Keith Ellison, the progressive Congressional representative for Minneapolis’ fifth district, is no darling of the Israeli government, largely because of the letter he spearheaded that called for an end to the blockade of Gaza.  Now, new details indicate that the Israeli government actively monitored Ellison’s activities with […]

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