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international / international politics / news report Thursday October 23, 2014 23:28   image 1 image
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign congratulated, today, Seanad Éireann on passing a motion calling on the Irish Government to formally recognize the State of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / human interest Thursday October 23, 2014 23:12   image 1 image
A very special concert featuring Declan O'Rourke, Paddy Casey and Brian Kennedy, with support from Mark Dignam, in solidarity with children in the Gaza Strip took place in Kinvara, Ireland, on Sunday 19 October. read full story / add a comment
Protest against Haifa Maccabis in Portland, Oregon (image from @pdx4palestine on Twitter)
international / non-violent action / news report Tuesday October 21, 2014 03:08   image 1 image
Basketball fans joined with human rights supporters in several U.S. towns to call for a boycott of Israeli sports teams, and to challenge what they call a 'public relations tour' by Israeli teams in the U.S. They gathered outside and inside the exhibition games to try to bring attention to the ongoing Israeli military occupation of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
G4S guards in Amman, Jordan at UNHCR location
international / human rights / opinion/analysis Monday October 20, 2014 18:56   image 1 image
Excerpts from an open letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, by Kali Rubaii for Friends of Sabeel—North America: read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Monday October 20, 2014 00:10   image 1 image
The Joint Council of the Union of Academic Workers - UAW 2865, a body made up of 83 elected officers who oversee the affairs of the 13,000 member-strong student-worker union in the University of California system, has published an open letter which outlines its intent to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against public institutions and corporations that profit from occupation and apartheid, with direct implication to the state of Israel. read full story / add a comment
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon added his condemnation last week of Israeli plans to expand the East Jerusalem settlement of Givat Hamatos, plans which sparked a very public spat between Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama.
international / israeli settlement / opinion/analysis Sunday October 19, 2014 22:43   image 1 image
Big words were used in this latest dispute about Israel's public announcement concerning construction of 2610 new housing units in Givat Hamatos. A US spokesperson said the decision would “distance Israel even from its closest allies” following a 1 October meeting of Obama and Netanyahu. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Sunday October 19, 2014 18:23   image 1 image
A week after the Cairo conference and the recent visits to Gaza by the Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, UNRWA is scaling up its response to meet critical needs of people in the Strip. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Friday October 17, 2014 21:14   image 1 image
The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed that Bradford-West MP George Galloway will not be charged over a speech in made in Leeds, this past August, which asserted that Bradford was an 'an Israel-free zone'. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Thursday October 16, 2014 19:49   image 1 image
The Government of India has pledged $4 million in contributions to the Palestinian National Early Recovery and Reconstruction Plan for Gaza, designed by the Palestinian Authority, according to a Thursday statement by the Representative Office of India in Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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international / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Thursday October 16, 2014 18:07   image 1 image
The unprecedented harassment of independent media and journalists continues as the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC) has been targeted by a DOS attack. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli politics / news report Thursday October 16, 2014 09:10   image 1 image
Israeli media reported, today, that PM Benjamin Netanyahu tried to convince UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to eliminate the international investigation regarding the latest Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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international / refugees/immigration / news report Thursday October 16, 2014 07:14   image 1 image
Egyptian authorities deported 68 Palestinians back to Gaza, yesterday, after they attempted to migrate from Alexandria to Europe. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Thursday October 16, 2014 06:13   image 1 image
In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

Your Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al Sissi

President of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Your Excellency Mr. Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Excellencies,

Ladies and gentlemen,
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