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international / human rights / opinion/analysis Tuesday April 21, 2015 01:23   image 1 image
This briefing was published on 17 April 2015 to coincide with the annual day of solidarity with Palestinian prisoners.
It collects the memories of the pain, suffering and resilience of Palestinians who have been imprisoned by Israel. read full story / add a comment
international / non-violent action / human interest Monday April 20, 2015 13:05   image 3 images
The room was overflowing with people who had come to witness the opening of the play The Siege. Pushing our way through the throng we managed to find some seats, squashed in the middle of a diverse and lively audience. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli politics / opinion/analysis Monday April 20, 2015 06:49   image 1 image
QGOs, along with Israeli and American diplomats, have managed to intimidate and neutralize the UN as a foundation of support for the justifiable grievances of the Palestinian people. In so doing, rather than overdoing its emphasis on Israeli violations of human rights and international law, the UN has increasingly allowed itself to be used by geopolitical actors to shield Israel from criticism and to deflect such stronger initiatives as sanctions designed to produce a just and sustainable peace for the two peoples. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Monday April 20, 2015 05:54   image 1 image
A new report by Defense for Children International-Palestine, titled "Operation Protective Edge: A War Waged On Gaza's Children", has displayed documented events proving that that Israel deliberately murdered Palestinian children during its last offensive on the Gaza Strip, this past summer. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / human interest Saturday April 18, 2015 03:49   image 2 images
“History is us.

History is not cowardly governments
with their loyalty to whoever has the strongest military

History is made by ordinary people
everyday people, with family at home and a regular job
who are committed to peace as a great ideal
to the rights of all
to staying human.
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international / palestinian politics / news report Wednesday April 15, 2015 00:16   image 1 image
Nabil Shaath, PLO central committee member and the International commissioner for the organization, said on Sunday that the Palestinian committees working on the Israeli war crimes case will file lawsuit against Israeli occupation authorities at the ICC, in Lahai, within the next two months. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Tuesday April 14, 2015 05:45   image 1 image
Israeli practices of detaining Palestinians without charge or trial is a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which defines humanitarian protection for civilians, the United Nations has said. read full story / add a comment
A Palestinian girl holds posters of US peace activist Rachel Corrie, at a refugee camp in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on March 16, 2013.(AFP/File, Said Khatib)
international / non-violent action / human interest Saturday April 11, 2015 00:02   image 1 image
A play about American activist Rachel Corrie is winning quiet acceptance in New York, where uproar postponed its debut a decade ago. read full story / add a comment
A local resident inspects heavy damage at the historical al-Omari mosque in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, on August 2, 2014 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
international / gaza siege / news report Friday April 10, 2015 00:25   image 1 image
UN agency for Palestinian refugees UNRWA has only received funding to reconstruct 200 of the 9,061 houses destroyed in Gaza, said a report released on Thursday. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Thursday April 09, 2015 01:32   image 1 image
Palestinian civil society activists have heralded the decision by French corporate giant Veolia to sell off nearly all of its business activity in Israel as a huge victory for the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The sale follows a worldwide campaign against the company’s role in illegal Israeli settlements that cost the firm billions of dollars of lost contracts. read full story / add a comment
A woman walks up to the offices of the International Criminal Court in the Hague on July 1, 2002. (ANP/AFP/Robin Utrecht, File)
international / palestinian politics / news report Monday April 06, 2015 23:17   image 1 image
The Palestinian Authority is providing new documents to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to speed up a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Malki said, Monday. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli settlement / news report Sunday April 05, 2015 00:00   image 1 image
An Israeli manufacturer based in an illegal West Bank settlement has changed its product labeling due to complaints from human rights activists. The Israeli SodaStream corporation, maker of home beverage carbonation systems, recently changed the labels on its products to say “Made in the West Bank.” read full story / add a comment
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international / palestinian politics / news report Thursday April 02, 2015 23:10   image 1 image
The European Union and the Netherlands Thursday announced a contribution of about $34.2 million (€31.6 million) to the Palestinian Authority’s payment of its civil servants’ March salaries and pensions. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Thursday April 02, 2015 23:02   image 1 image
The Japanese government has announced a new grant to the World Food Program worth US $5 million (606.3 million yen), in support of the poorest Palestinian families who suffer from food insecurity in the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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