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international / human rights / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 14:30   image 1 image
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, says that the reconstruction process of Gaza may take over a decade, if the current blockade on the Gaza Strip is not lifted. read full story / add a comment
international / peace process / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 14:07   image 2 images
Major General of the Palestinian Intelligence Service, Majed Faraj, along with the head of the Palestinian negotiation team, Saeb Erekat, traveled to the United States to meet Secretary of State John Kerry. read full story / add a comment
international / non-violent action / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 10:45   image 1 image
Two New Jersey senators were the subject of a protest, last Tuesday, which called for an end to what they termed “a blank check for Israel's crimes”. 13 of the dozens of protesters who participated in the action were arrested for an act of civil disobedience by staging a sit-in at the office. read full story / add a comment
international / israeli settlement / news report Tuesday September 02, 2014 15:11
Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has joined international figures in publicly denouncing Israel's recent announcement that it will confiscate approximately 1,000 acres of Palestinian-owned land near the illegal Gush Etzion settlement area. read full story / add a comment
international / peace process / news report Monday September 01, 2014 12:12   image 1 image
The Palestinian Authority (PA) is set to pay civil servants employed by Hamas in Gaza, on Wednesday, following an extended salary crisis which came upon the forming of the new Palestinian unity government, this past April. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / interview Thursday August 28, 2014 23:25   image 1 image
Lara Kiswani, Executive Director of the Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC), the main organization behind the wildly successful #BlockTheBoat protests in Oakland. read full story / add a comment
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international / non-violent action / news report Thursday August 28, 2014 15:42   image 1 image
After delaying work on the Israeli freight ship ZIM CHICAGO at the Port of Tacoma, local human-rights activists have learned that they also delayed the arrival of ZIM CHICAGO into the Port of Seattle for another full day, according to Block the Boat NW. read full story / add a comment
Red Cross and the Red Crescent emblems at the museum in Geneva.-- Uploaded to Wiki Commons by Perconte
international / gaza siege / news report Thursday August 28, 2014 08:17   image 1 image
“The military operations in the Gaza Strip, in which civilians and civilian objects were attacked, has led to the displacement of around 250,000 Palestinians who now live in public and UNRWA schools-turned-shelters,” said Vice-President of the International Federation of Red Crescent and Red Crescent Societies, and President of the Italian Red Cross, Francesco Rocca, Tuesday. read full story / add a comment
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international / truce / news report Monday August 25, 2014 23:03   image 1 image
Israeli media has reported that Egypt will announce, this evening, a one-month ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, if Israel is in agreement. So far Israeli officials have refused to agree to the ceasefire. read full story / add a comment
A Palestinian boy walks through the rubble of a mosque targeted in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on August 25, 2014 (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
international / truce / news report Monday August 25, 2014 14:28   image 1 image
Egypt has proposed a new ceasefire for Gaza which would open the border crossings, allowing in aid and reconstruction materials, according to a senior Palestinian official. read full story / add a comment
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international / truce / news report Monday August 25, 2014 08:55   image 1 image
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas concluded, on Sunday, his three-day visit to Egypt as part of his effort to reach a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
Tacoma port blockade action (image by Block the Boat NW)
international / non-violent action / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 09:44   image 3 images
Following a four-day long port blockade action in Oakland, California, in which activists delayed and blocked an Israeli ship from unloading its goods, Palestine supporters in Tacoma, Washington and Los Angeles, California have continued the action on Friday and Saturday by blocking two ships from the Israeli Zim line. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 09:17   image 2 images
According to UNICEF, the Israeli military has killed nearly 500 Palestinian children during its current assault on Gaza, and has wounded around 3,000 others. 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/File Robin Utrecht)
international / international politics / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 05:03   image 1 image
Hamas has now signed a proposal for Palestinian application for membership at the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Netherlands, through which legal action could be taken against Israel, a senior official of Gaza's ruling party said, on Saturday. read full story / add a comment
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