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Israel demands PA drop war crimes suit at The Hague

Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff | Ha’aretz 27 September 2009 Tensions are mounting between Israel and the Palestinian Authority following Ramallah’s call on the International Court at The Hague to examine claims of “war crimes” that the IDF allegedly committed ...

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ICC may try IDF officer in wake of Goldstone Gaza report

Yotam Feldman | Ha’aretz 24 September 2009 A senior prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said Monday that he is considering opening an investigation into whether Lt. Col. David Benjamin, an Israel Defense Forces reserve officer, allowed ...

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Widows and Children Begin to Beg

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 21 September 2009 There are few parks and green spaces in Gaza, and those that exist are crowded with people hungry for nature. Day and night, people of all ages flock to the Joondi, ...

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Israel’s Gaza blockade crippling reconstruction

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 18 September 2009 A leaked UN report has warned that Israel’s continued economic blockade of Gaza and lengthy delays in delivering humanitarian aid are “devastating livelihoods” and causing gradual “de-development”. For more than two years, ...

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Popular resistance lives on in Gaza

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 19 September 2009 On 15 September, we join farmers and residents, including a contingent of women, youths and men, in a non-violent walk to the border region east of Beit Hanoun in the north of ...

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East Khouzaa destruction & buffer zone

ISM Gaza | Farming Under Fire 17 September 2009 Interview with Dr. Qudeh from the “Brilliant Tomorrow For Homes Sons Society” about the destruction of East Khouzaa during the December 2008 – January 2009 Israeli onslaught on Gaza and the ...

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Treading the borders between life and death

Ewa Jasiewicz | The Palestine Telegraph 16 September 2009 It happened at 2:30am, Wednesday, December 31 2008. Israeli helicopter gunships and warplanes had been bombing the length of the Gaza Strip. In Eastern Jabaliya, white phosphorous had been exploding over ...

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UN says Israel should face war-crimes trial over Gaza

Donald Macintyre | The Independent 16 September 2009 Israel targeted “the people of Gaza as a whole” in the three-week military operation which is estimated to have killed more than 1,300 Palestinians at the beginning of this year, according to ...

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