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Pope Francis visit to Palestine in May 2014.
international / palestinian politics / news report Wednesday May 13, 2015 19:03   image 1 image
After years of negotiations, the Vatican and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), as well as the Palestinian Authority have agreed on a draft treaty for the Vatican’s recognition of the Palestinian State. The treaty is expected to be signed and come into effect later this year. PA President Abbas is scheduled to visit Pope Francis on Saturday. read full story / add a comment
international / non-violent action / news report Tuesday May 12, 2015 17:51   image 1 image
More than 30 Brazilian social movements and progressive organisations have called on the Brazilian government to exclude International Security and Defence Systems (ISDS) from Olympics contracts, after the Israeli company announced, in October of 2014, that it had been awarded a $2.2bn deal to coordinate security at the games. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Monday May 11, 2015 20:25   image 1 image
At dozens of college campuses across the US, student government councils are embracing resolutions calling on their administrations to divest from companies that enable Israel's violations on Palestinians, the New York Times reports. read full story / add a comment
https://shiptogaza.se/
international / non-violent action / news report Monday May 11, 2015 20:14   image 1 image
Marianne of Gothenburg left her home port at 7 pm on the 10 of May. The trawler, which has been acquired by Ship to Gaza Sweden and Ship to Gaza Norway jointly, departs for a voyage of almost 5,000 nautical miles to eastern Mediterranean and the blockaded Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Monday May 11, 2015 20:05   image 1 image
Israeli military companies should be excluded from Horizon 2020, a new EU research and innovation programme to which Israel is a partner, say over 30 Palestinian coalitions, trade unions and civil society groups. read full story / add a comment
One of at least 530 Israeli checkpoints in the occupied West Bank -- Days of Palestine
international / non-violent action / news report Saturday May 09, 2015 19:53   image 1 image
Due to ongoing aggression against Palestinians, the European United Left group of MEPs demanded, on Friday, the abolition of partnership deals with Israel. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / opinion/analysis Saturday May 09, 2015 19:35   image 1 image
Horrific outbursts against the Jews are on the rise all over Europe – exclamations like "gas the Jews" and "Jews burn best" are being heard at soccer games and similar social gatherings. While there is nothing to excuse or justify such hateful speech, some effort still needs to be made to understand why this is taking place now, and to such a degree that has not been seen for decades. That means coming to grips with the ways in which Israeli leaders have directly, and Jews in general inadvertently, contributed to this alarming development. read full story / add a comment
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international / refugees/immigration / news report Wednesday May 06, 2015 12:55   image 1 image
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Tuesday denied a false allegation made against it by former head of the Israeli army over an alleged incident which occurred during the 2014 summer Israeli aggression on Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Wednesday May 06, 2015 11:44   image 1 image
R&B star Lauryn Hill, on Monday, canceled a concert scheduled for Israeli audiences just days from now, saying that she had tried unsuccessfully to perform in the occupied Palestinian territories as well. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli politics / news report Wednesday May 06, 2015 11:28   image 1 image
Moroccans are hailing a decision to cancel the planned visit of former Israeli President Shimon Peres as a “victory” for popular efforts. read full story / add a comment
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international / refugees/immigration / news report Wednesday May 06, 2015 08:18   image 1 image
Member of the PLO's central committee and international relations commissioner, Dr. Nabil Shaath, has announced that the Republic of Armenia will allow Palestinians to enter their land without a visa application. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli settlement / news report Tuesday May 05, 2015 02:06   image 1 image
A committee of the US Senate has approved a bill to protect illegal Israeli "Jewish-only" settlements built in occupied Palestinian territories. read full story / add a comment
http://palsolidarity.org/
international / human rights / human interest Sunday May 03, 2015 15:41   image 1 image
via the International Solidarity Movement (ISM):

"We, Palestinians struggling against Israeli Apartheid, stand in solidarity with the residents of Baltimore... read full story / add a comment
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international / diplomacy / news report Sunday May 03, 2015 15:30   image 1 image
Former US President Jimmy Carter says that he, along with a non-governmental organization which describes itself as a group of "independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights", known as The Elders, will exert great effort to accomplish the reconciliation that Hamas and Fateh agreed upon last April. read full story / add a comment
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