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Medics in Gaza - tired and overwhelmed (image by Palestinian Ministry of Health)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday August 01, 2014 11:25   image 1 image
On Thursday, a group of 24 doctors and scientists signed an open letter that was published in the Lancet Medical Journal in Great Britain, in support of the people of Gaza. read full story / add a comment
Surgery in the corridors (photo by Gaza Ministry of Health).
gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday August 01, 2014 09:07   image 1 image
Gaza hospitals are operating under impossible conditions, with surgery now being performed in corridors and on the floor due to the sheer numbers of wounded from massacres such as Shati park, UNRWA school and Shujeiyah market. read full story / add a comment
Gaza under Attack by Israeli forces July 24th, 2014 – Photo by the Palestinian Ministry of Health
gaza strip / human rights / human interest Friday August 01, 2014 02:23   image 1 image
This weekend a brief 12 hour cessation of hostilities was announced in Gaza. Oxfam teams were able to deliver more vital water and aid to people who have fled their homes and lost everything in the violence of the past few weeks.Soon afterwards, the violence resumed. A permanent ceasefire, and an end to the blockade of Gaza, is urgently needed before countless more lives are lost. Oxfam's Arwa Mhanna travelled around Gaza City in the brief window of calm...

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gaza strip / human rights / interview Thursday July 31, 2014 07:35   image 1 image
“We don’t have power at the moment. We don’t have water,” physician Dr. Mona El-Farra told The Electronic Intifada from Gaza today. Dr. El-Farra works with the Palestine Red Crescent Society and is the director of Gaza projects at the Middle East Children’s Alliance. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Wednesday July 30, 2014 05:24   image 2 images
World organizations, Tuesday, including the Joint Coordinating Committee of the Non-Aligned Movement (JCC), along with the UN Group of 77 and China, the International NGO Network and the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of Union for the Mediterranean further echoed the urgency of the international community's demand for an immediate cessation of hostilities in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel. read full story / add a comment
The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip -- Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / opinion/analysis Tuesday July 29, 2014 00:35   image 1 image
"As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Rubble of what were houses in northern Gaza (image by PCHR)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday July 27, 2014 12:30   image 1 image
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has published a report detailing the search for bodies in the brief ceasefire that took place over the weekend, but also condemned Israeli targeting of medical crews that continued even while the ceasefire was in place. read full story / add a comment
Wounded children in hospital after attack on UN School (image by the Independent)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 13:07   image 1 image
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl issued a statement Friday condemning the Israeli attack on the previous day which killed 17 Palestinian civilians who had sought shelter in a UN school in Beit Hanoun. read full story / add a comment
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nablus / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 04:48   image 1 image
On Monday, July 21st, Israeli forces used Palestinian civilians as human shields in the village of Azzun, a village west of the city of Nablus.
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Friday July 25, 2014 00:42   image 1 image
Dozens Palestinian Civilians Killed and Wounded by Israeli Attacks in Khuza’a, ‘Abassan and al-Qarara Villages; Israeli Forces Attack Gaza from the Air, the Sea and the Ground; More Palestinians Forcibly read full story / add a comment
Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / human interest Thursday July 24, 2014 06:43   image 2 images
Media Advisory from Zeinab al Hajj, Executive Director, The Sabra-Shatila Scholarship Program, Beirut
Lebanon-Washington, DC
Shatila Camp Lebanon
July 23, 2014

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Mordechai Kedar -- Youtube photo
israel / human rights / opinion/analysis Thursday July 24, 2014 02:21   image 1 image
Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, declared Monday that raping the wives and mothers of Palestinian combatants would deter attacks. read full story / add a comment
Khaled Hamad, killed by Israeli forces when ambulance was targeted (image by @TareqFarra on Twitter)
gaza strip / human rights / news report Wednesday July 23, 2014 18:53   image 1 image
Following the killing of several journalists, airstrikes on media headquarters and targeting of Al Jazeera offices, the Palestinian Journalist Union issued a statement condemning what they say is the deliberate targeting of journalists by Israeli forces. read full story / add a comment
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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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