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international / human rights / news report Tuesday July 22, 2014 00:17   image 1 image
A vast number of Turkish Universities have issued a joint statement condemning Israel's ongoing Gaza offensive which, since July 7, has as of today resulted in the deaths of over 500 Palestinians -- mostly civilians -- including infants, elderly and disabled, and even entire families. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Sunday July 20, 2014 19:06   image 1 image
Tens of thousands of Palestinian supporters have gathered, in recent days, to take part in mass demonstrations, across the globe, against Israel's ongoing military assault on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 20, 2014 00:52   image 1 image
Hospital staff and international activists, from the U.S., Sweden, and the UK, attempted to travel to the recently bombed el-Wafa hospital, in an attempt to retrieve salvageable medical supplies.
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international / human rights / news report Saturday July 19, 2014 10:51   image 1 image
Turkish EU Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has publicly denounced Western nations and those of the Muslim world for their silence over Israel's ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip which has, so far, claimed at least 319 lives, as of the time of this report. read full story / add a comment
Israeli air strikes are exacerbating the already terrible situation of Gazans access to clean water and sewage treatment, exposing tens of thousands of people to the threat of serious diseases/Photo: archive
gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 16, 2014 23:39   image 1 image
Following a week of Israeli airstrikes, hundreds of thousands of Gaza residents remain without running water. International aid agencies warned Tuesday that Israel's ongoing destruction of Gazan infrastructures threatens the entire coastal strip with a water crisis within days. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 16, 2014 23:17   image 1 image
International Solidarity Movement (ISM) Update 7/16/14 -- After a night of heavy shelling in the area, the day is dawning in Gaza. The clock ticks pass 08:00; past the evacuation time the Israeli military gave to el-Wafa hospital the previous evening. read full story / add a comment
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israel / human rights / news report Wednesday July 16, 2014 00:41   image 1 image
Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has issued an information sheet stating that the interpretation presented by the Israeli forces spokesperson -- that it is enough for a person to be involved in a military activity to render his home and his neighbors’ homes legitimate military targets without having to prove any connection between his activity and the house in which he and his family live -- is unfounded and illegal. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Tuesday July 15, 2014 02:56   image 1 image
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said via press statement, that the escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel threatens devastating harm for children on all sides, urging restraint to protect all children. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Tuesday July 15, 2014 01:29   image 1 image
The war is now in its seventh day, the death toll is rising briskly, 17,000 people have fled Beit Lahia in the north after the threat of a land invasion, fishermen are prevented from accessing their fishing grounds, and sewer and water pipes for 70,000 people have been bombed. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Monday July 14, 2014 09:20   image 1 image
Several Palestinian civil society groups have called for an independent investigation into the Israeli bombing of the al-Mabarra Center for the Disabled in Jabalia which killed two residents and wounded four, who remain in the hospital with severe burns and shrapnel wounds. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / human rights / news report Monday July 14, 2014 01:59   image 1 image
Thousands of Palestinians sought refuge at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian schools, Sunday, after Israeli forces ordered them to evacuate their homes in northern Gaza, in preparation for bombing the area. Clashes continued in the West Bank area, today, as soldiers set fire to olive trees near Jenin and deny worshippers entry to Al Aqsa mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / human interest Sunday July 13, 2014 23:55   image 1 image
Yesterday, Saturday, 12th July, Jews Against Genocide (JAG) held a memorial service for Palestinian children killed by Israel in its current attack on Gaza. JAG set aflame to a pile of dolls covered in red paint at Yad Vashem, Israel’s holocaust memorial museum. JAG is a movement of Jews from all over the world, including Israelis, who are protesting against Israel’s intent to commit genocide against the non-Jewish indigenous people of Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 13, 2014 23:03   image 2 images
The Municipality of Gaza says that the Israel's targeting of its facilities and staff is a willful crime. Gaza hospitals are straining under the pressure inflicted by Israel's current string of assaults on the Strip, and are in dire need of assistance and supplies. read full story / add a comment
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 13, 2014 20:49   image 1 image
A Norwegian doctor working at Shifa hospital, in Gaza City, told reporters that some of the injuries that wounded and killed Palestinians have experienced are consistent with the use of banned weapons by Israeli forces. read full story / add a comment
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