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Action Alert ▶ Protest against Deaths, Injuries from US Tear Gas in Palestine, Middle East & Oakland

Related: Israel’s Weapons a Crime on Humanity January 15, 2012 – US-made tear gas, manufactured by companies like Combined Systems Inc. (CSI), Defense Technology, and Nonlethal Technologies, continues to be used by governments including Egypt, Israel, Yemen, Bahrain and the United States to repress popular protest movements for social justice. In response, human rights advocates […]

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Tristan Anderson civil suit delayed as new evidence emerges ~ by Charlotte Silver

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Charlotte Silver | The Electronic Intifada | 3 December 2011 Newly discovered video footage shows the Israeli army in Nilin village the day US activist Tristan Anderson was shot. (Oren Ziv /ActiveStills ) “If he had been a Palestinian, he would have gone to the Ramallah hospital […]

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The arms firm behind the suppression of #OccupyOakland and Palestine’s popular struggle ~ by @MaxBlumenthal

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute.  Max Blumenthal – 2011-10-26 12:36- Gadfly | Al Akhbar With the rise of the Occupy Wall Street, a new generation of mostly middle class Americans is learning for the first time about the militarization of their local police forces. And they are learning the hard […]

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Could censorship of children’s art prove a turning point? – video

Henry Norr, Mondoweiss, Sep 30, 2011 If I were one of the Zionist operatives who pressured the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland to cancel the exhibit of Gaza children’s drawings, I’d be kicking myself right now.   If they’d simply ignored the whole thing and let its scheduled two-month run proceed, probably no more […]

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Opening of MECA’s “A Child’s view from Gaza” Exhibit – in pictures

  Youth Against Normalization | September 29, 2011 The exhibit will be on display on 917 Washington Street, Oakland CA for the next two months.                                                   Source & Much More at the […]

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Art museum’s censorship destroys its integrity

by Dr. Michael Siegel on September 15, 2011 | Mondoweiss Oakland’s Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) recently announced that it is canceling a planned exhibit of artwork created by Palestinian children living in Gaza because art about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is “not appropriate for an open gallery accessible by all children.” The museum had scheduled the exhibit […]

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Empathy Is A Wave: The Banning of Palestinian Children’s Art (from the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland)

Alice Walker | September 11, 2011 | Alice Walker`s Garden I was injured as a child; my brother shot me in the eye with a pellet gun, causing disfigurement and loss of sight. The incident itself, as well as the trauma surrounding it: my father was unable to flag down a white driver (cars among […]

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