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Grandson of Holocaust survivors deported from Israel for volunteering

An Austrian citizen of Jewish origin and grandson of Holocaust survivors was banned yesterday from entering Israel on suspicion of volunteering in Palestine. After being interrogated, searched, and held for 6 hours at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport,  Edmond Sichrovsky, 23, was forcibly deported to Amman, Jordan.

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International solidarity and history in the making

28 June 2011 | Codepink, Medea Benjamin Today we had a great international press conference. There were representatives from Greece, Sweden, France, Norway, Canada, Spain, Turkey and of course, the U.S. The room was packed with press and passengers; there ...

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Gaza’s border must be opened NOW

Pam Rasmussen | The Electronic Intifada 29 December 2009 Tell Egypt you stand in solidarity with Gaza – use this online form to send a letter to the Palestine Division at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cairo, and to ...

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Ahava drops spokesperson amid public relations fiasco

For Immediate Release: 4 September 2009 A first victory for CODEPINK’s “Stolen Beauty” campaign The Israeli cosmetics company, Ahava, which illegally manufactures and appropriates its products in occupied Palestinian territory, has dropped its spokesperson Kristin Davis amid a public relations ...

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Leftists protest siege on Gaza

Daniel Edelson | YNet News 7 June 2009 Dozens of left-wing activists arrived at the Erez crossing Sunday morning with sweets, toys, food items and medicines they asked to transfer to Gaza in defiance of the Israeli siege on the ...

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Playground for bombed kindergartens in Gaza

For Immediate Release: Sunday 7th June, 10:00, Erez checkpoint More than 750,000 children are incarcerated without a trial in Gaza – the largest prison in the world. It is forbidden to send toys and playground equipment into Gaza. The Israeli ...

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