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Statement of Jewish Holocaust Survivors: “Not In My Name!” Condemning Massacre of Palestinians in Gaza

By Suzanne Weiss | Global Research, August 16, 2014 “I’m proud to join more than 250 Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors in condemning “the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza” and “the ongoing genocide of the Palestinian people.” Our statement of solidarity calls for “an immediate end to the siege against and the blockade of Gaza” […]

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Embassy: Around 12 Palestinians survived Turkey boat disaster

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Around a dozen Palestinians survived the sinking of a boat off the Turkish coast on Thursday, but it was not clear how many were among the casualties, the Palestinian embassy in Turkey said Friday. Over 60 migrants, more than half of them children, died after […]

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Gaza flotilla attack: British activists tell of abuse by Israelis

British activists who took part in the Gaza aid flotilla have been deported from Israel, alleging they were abused, humiliated and beaten by troops after the raid on their ships. An Israeli soldier stands guard aboard a naval vessel as Gaza-bound ships are intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea Photo: Reuters By Justin Vela in Istanbul 6:30AM […]

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The Nakba: Marking 63 Years After a Catastrophe

IMEU, May 11, 2011 “We thought it would be a matter of weeks, only until the fighting died down. Of course, we were never allowed to go home.” Nina Saah, Washington, DC “My family’s farm of oranges, grapefruits and lemons, centuries old, was gone.” Darwish Addassi, Walnut Creek,  California “Those of us who left unwillingly […]

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Gaza flotilla survivors respond to Turkel Commission report – International Middle East Media Center

Monday January 24, 2011 08:08 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News After Israel released a report absolving its forces from wrongdoing in an attack on a humanitarian aid flotilla last year that left nine aid workers dead, survivors of the attack roundly criticized the report Sunday, calling it a “whitewash” and a “farce”. Survivor of […]

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Mavi Marmara survivors speak out against Israeli “whitewash”

| RO: Ramallah Online   Passengers on the Mavi Marmara before the attack. Viva Palestina Press Release Dear friend, Today, Israel has released a report into its actions on the Mavi Marmara last year, when the ship – carrying aid as part of a flotilla to Gaza – was attacked by Israel, leading to the […]

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Flotilla survivors describe ‘bloodbath’ on the Mavi Marmara

Last updated 08:29 04/06/2010 | Stuff.co.nz Reuters | Israeli forces are seen before a raid on a Gaza bound ship. Freed after days held incommunicado in Israeli jail, survivors of Monday’s storming of an aid ship described a “bloodbath”, with people shot before their eyes and desperate efforts to treat the wounded. Those aboard the […]

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