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Yousafzai at Girl Summit 2014 (photo credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development, Source: Wiki)
international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday October 29, 2014 21:31   image 1 image
UNRWA Official Press Release

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, has announced that she is donating 50,000 US dollars to rebuild an UNRWA school damaged during the recent fighting in Gaza. Ms. Yousafzai made the announcement from Stockholm, where she has gone to accept the prestigious World's Children's Prize. The amount represents all the prize money. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli politics / news report Wednesday October 29, 2014 20:49   image 1 image
The Executive Board of UNESCO has approved, upon its 195th session, the recommendation of Jordan and Palestine to redefine Israel, according to international law, as an occupying power. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Tuesday October 28, 2014 17:00   image 1 image
Egyptian authorities continue to block Rafah crossing for the fifth day in a row, now, following a recent attack by armed militants in the Sinai desert. read full story / add a comment
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international / truce / news report Monday October 27, 2014 08:18   image 1 image
The indirect ceasefire talks with Israel, which were to resume on Monday, in Cairo, have been postponed until the second half of November, according to the head of the Palestinian negotiations team. read full story / add a comment
international / diplomacy / news report Monday October 27, 2014 01:01
American White House announced Thursday that National Security read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Saturday October 25, 2014 22:28   image 1 image
A group of protesters gathered outside the 'Hummus House' restaurant in Washington DC earlier this week to denounce the company’s ties to the Israeli army. read full story / add a comment
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international / internal unrest / opinion/analysis Saturday October 25, 2014 11:28   image 1 image
On Monday, October 27th, indirect negotiations between Palestinian and Israeli delegations will resume in Cairo, in order to address the possibility of a lasting ceasefire between the discrepant parties. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Thursday October 23, 2014 22:28   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 22:12   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 02:08   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 17:56   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 Sunday October 19, 2014 23:10   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 21:43   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 17:23   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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