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UN moves on Gaza probe despite Israeli objections

Voice of America 20 May 2009 A U.N. human rights expert says he will proceed with a mission to the Gaza Strip to investigate possible war crimes during the recent Israel-Hamas conflict despite Israeli objections. The U.N.’s Richard Goldstone says ...

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The complicit silence continues

Haidar Eid | The Palestine Telegraph 1 May 2009 Millions of people looked forward to Barack Obama’s presidency with a sense of pride and hope. But Obama’s first 100 days have raised critical questions about the limits of what we ...

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The Israel boycott is biting

Nadia Hijab | Agence Global 30 April 2009 On May 4, protesters will greet Motorola shareholders, already disgruntled by the company’s losses, as they arrive for their annual meeting at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The protest, organized by ...

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Shades of Checkpoint Charlie at Rafah crossing

Haidar Eid | Electronic Intifada On Monday 30 June, Gaza was abuzz with the sudden announcement that Egypt would open Rafah Crossing — the only gateway for 1.5 million Palestinians who have been imprisoned here for almost two years — ...

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Zero Palestinian Evictions, now!

The inhabitants’ associations, international networks, voluntary groups, NGOs, public agencies, citizens of the world, express their indignation at and denounce Israel’s continual policies of eviction and demolition carried out against the Palestinian people, both Palestinians ’48 (citizens of Israel) and ...

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Heed voices calling for justice for Palestinians

Huwaida Arraf | The Seattle Times 24 April 2009 We Palestinians are often asked where the Palestinian Gandhi is and urged to adopt nonviolent methods in our struggle for freedom from Israeli military rule. On April 18, an Israeli soldier ...

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