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War on Gaza: Operation Cast Lead One year later

Jeremy R. Hammond | Palestine Chronicle 27 December 2009 One year ago today, Israel launched ‘Operation Cast Lead’, a murderous full-scale military assault on the small, densely populated, and defenseless Gaza Strip. The operation resulted in the massacre of over ...

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A call from Gaza

20 December 2009 This week marks one year since Israel began its attack on the Gaza Strip: a year since phosphorus bombs, dime bombs and other weapons of death and destruction were unleashed on a defenseless civilian population. A year ...

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Childhood in ruins

Harriet Sherwood | The Guardian 17 December 2009 Ghiada abu Elaish’s fingers twist in her lap and her eyes cloud over as she recalls the day an Israeli shell killed four of her cousins and left her in a coma ...

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In Gaza even the dead are denied dignity

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 14 November 2009 Graves in Gaza: denied dignity Long denied cement, a sparse few are able to improvise with over-expensive, tunnel-delivered Egyptian cement. The others simply bury under the sand. Most of these sand-graves in ...

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California residents disrupt Olmert

Indy Bay 22 October 2009 Twenty-two activists were arrested at Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s speech to the World Affairs Council tonight between 6:30 and 7:30pm at the Westin St. Francis Hotel (Union Square). Inside the auditorium, activists began disrupting ...

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UN must immediately adopt and act on Goldstone report

Omar Barghouti | ZNet 5 October 2009 Palestinian civil society has strongly and almost unanimously condemned the Palestinian Authority’s latest decision to delay adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of the report prepared by the UN Fact-Finding Mission, headed ...

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