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As Israel targets the wounded, international volunteers to stay at al-Shifa hospital

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25th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine International volunteers from countries including Spain, Sweden, the United states, the United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, and Venezuela have begun a constant protective presence in various locations at ...

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Israeli military falsifies photograph to justify bombing el-Wafa hospital

Photo by Geoview (http://ps.geoview.info/alwafa_medical_rehabilitation_hospital,41253994w)

23rd July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine On the 21st July at 2:17 PM, the IDF spokesperson released an image on twitter showing an aerial picture of a building marked as ‘Al-Wafa’ hospital. In the image there is ...

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Wounded man killed by Israeli sniper on camera identified

The international activists and municipality workers are being fired at by the Israeli military. The young man who was killed can be seen in green t-shirt.

22nd July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine The injured young man who was shot dead on camera by an Israeli sniper two days ago has been identified as Salem Khalil Salem Shammaly, a 23-year-old resident of Shajiya. ...

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Video of Israeli sniper killing wounded civilian

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21st July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine See Update here Yesterday, international and Palestinian volunteers accompanied Civil Defence and other rescue crews, as well as family members, into Shajiya neighbourhood in Gaza. They attempted to locate survivors ...

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Human rights defenders under live fire, one dead

Photo by Joe Catron

20th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine The Israeli military just shot a Gazan man trying to reach his family, during an announced ceasefire. He was with a group of municipality workers and international human rights defenders ...

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El-Wafa hospital staff attempted to retrieve medicine

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19th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement| Gaza, Occupied Palestine Hospital staff and international activists, from the U.S., Sweden, and the UK, attempted to travel to the  recently bombed el-Wafa hospital, in an attempt to retrieve salvageable medical supplies. When they ...

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Israeli military shells Gazan el-Wafa hopsital

Patients at el-Wafa, forced to be evacuated (Photo by Charlie Andreasson).

18th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Yesterday at 20:40 the Israeli military contacted el-Wafa hospital in Gaza and stated, “Why don’t you care about your family? Why don’t you care about your patients?” The receptionist replied, ...

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El-Wafa hospital threatened with bombing by Israeli military

A patient at el-Wafa hospital, photograph taken by Fred Ekblad on July 15th

16th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Yesterday evening (July 15th) at approximately 23:05 el-Wafa Rehabilitation hospital in Gaza, near Gaza City, received a call from someone claiming to be from the “Defense department of the ...

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International activists remain in Gaza hospital threatened by Israeli missiles

Photograph by Manu Pineda on July 11th

11th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement| Gaza, Occupied Palestine Israel’s army fired four ‘warning’ missiles at the roof of El-Wafa rehabilitation hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. International volunteers now staying in the hospital in solidarity, have said they, “can hear ...

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Human rights organizations request immediate intervention from EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton

Human rights organizations request immediate intervention from EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton

1st June 2014 | Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association | Ramallah, Occupied Palestine Baroness Catherine Ashton High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice-President of the European Commission 242, rue de la Loi B-1049 ...

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