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#GazaUnderAttack | Medical sources: Israel using unfamiliar toxic gas against Palestinians in Gaza

The on-going military operation, dubbed by Israel ‘Operation Protective Edge’, has so far resulted in the killing of at least 249 Palestinians and the wounding of 1860 others, according to Palestinian Health Ministry records Middle East Monitor | July 18, 2014 Dozens of Palestinians, including children, suffered from suffocation on Thursday due to inhaling what […]

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Palestinian farmer is dying due to inhalation of gases from Israeli settlers factory

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 02:48 PM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– Palestinian farmer Osman Balasma, from Salfit, was admitted to the intensive care unit in Martyr Yasser Arafat hospital in the city, after a serious deterioration in his health condition. The doctors confirmed that Balasma is dying, as he suffers from a sharp drop in heart rate, […]

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Israeli settlers’ attacks continue: Vineyards poisoned in Beit Ummar

[ PIC 06/05/2013 – 09:27 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli settlers have damaged on Monday vineyards belonging to Palestinian residents in Beit Ummar north of al-Khalil. A group of settlers from Karme Tzur settlement to the south of the al-Khalil district town of Beit Ummar sprayed toxic substances on the town’s vineyards. Numerous vines were […]

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Jewish settlers spray toxic substance, kill herd of sheep

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:36 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers sprayed toxic substance in Palestinian grazing fields near the town of Yatta, southern al-Khalil, causing the death of a herd of sheep. The coordinator of the popular committees against the wall and settlement in Yatta, Ratib Al-Jabour, asserted that the herd of sheep, which […]

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Consequences of Israeli Chemical Weapons

By Richard Lightbown | 14 March 2011 Richard Lightbown argues that Israel’s use of depleted uranium, white phosphorus and other toxic metals in its war on the people of the Gaza Strip has put the whole of the Strip’s population and its environment – air, soil, groundwater and possibly seawater – at risk of serious […]

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The toxic residue of colonialism

The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling. Richard Falk Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:44 GMT As traffic returns to Tahrir Square, Egyptians are left to wonder if they’ve been sold out – like so many revolutionaries before them – and if the […]

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