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A “Leaflet” to the World About It’s Own “Forgotten” Extermination Camp Called Gaza

Cartoon: Carlos Latuff   This "Leaflet" didn´t reach you before   March 18, 2012 by occpal For a long time we could have been stating Gaza is world’s largest open air prison. A concentrationcamp. Besieged by land, air and the sea. Unilateral limited further and further every day. Shrinking the space and air it breaths. And even that has become a danger. We can no longer talk ...

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Stephen McCloskey: Children are in the Front Line of Israel’s Blockade of Gaza

Gaza "Palestine will be free" (Julie Webb)   The Gaza Strip is inching toward a humanitarian crisis as Israel’s five year blockade of the territory has been exacerbated by a dispute over fuel supplies. Gaza’s young people are on the front line of this crisis as failing utilities like water and electricity and an inadequate diet have seen rampant rates of anaemia and diarrhoea. Mea ...

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B´Tselem Report: Under the Guise of Legality – Israel´s Declarations of State Land in the West Bank

Summary, March 2012   Since the 1979 judgment of the High Court of Justice in the Elon Moreh case, which prohibited the requisition of private Palestinian land to build civilian settlements, the settlement enterprise has been based on the use of state land. However, the amount of land recorded in the land registry as government property prior to Israel’s occupation of the West Bank in 1967 was li ...

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Lauren Booth: Israeli Persecution of Muslims in Ramadan and Christians

Respect for Religion - Israeli style.   By: Lauren Booth   What is it like to have faith in God and to live in Israel or under illegal occupation by its forces in the West Bank and East Jerusalem? As Zionist leaders refer to the land they stole in 1948, with ever increasing alacrity as the "Jewish state,' one could be led to believe that this then must be a place where others who also wor ...

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UN: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied Since 1967, Richard Falk

UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY  A/HRC/20/32 Distr.: General 25 May 2012 Original: English   GE.12-13656 Human Rights Council Twentieth session Agenda item 7 Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard Falk* Summary In the present report, while n ...

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Salman Abu Sitta: The Palestinian History Weapon

Source Picture:  http://www.plands.org/maps/Palestine-Features.html By: Yazan al-Saadi Published Sunday, August 5, 2012 “The war runs along several fronts, not only militarily, but it [is] also a battle over the minds of people…We are not trying to obliterate any other history – we are trying to say that we will not allow you [Israel] to erase ours,” Salman Abu Sitta explains i ...

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Occupied Palestine: Israeli Massacres on Palestinians

  .... Although the image that Israel distributes about herself is that of an oppressed nation, it is with heavy hearts that we present these crimes that stand for themselves for the brutality of the Israeli Army and the heartlessness of its soldiers who seem to have a thirst for blood. It is for the hope that the world may see a clearer picture that we present these painful facts. It is interesting to ...

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Ramzy Baroud: Masked in Gaza: The Untold History of Palestinian ‚Militancy‘

 This article was published on Palestine Chronicle in December 2011   A Masked Palestinian fighter in Gaza. (Zoriah.net)   Essam Al-Batsh and his nephew, Sobhi Al-Batsh, are the latest in a long line of reported Palestinian ‘militants’ killed by Israel. The civilians were both targeted while driving in a car in downtown Gaza on December 8. According to an Israeli army statement, ...

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Al Jazeera Documentary: Beyond the Walls

We follow Arabs released from Israeli jails as they attempt to adapt to their new lives on the outside. Palestine Under Focus Episode – Beyond the Walls. Produced by Al Jazeera Arabic and Reversioned by Al Jazeera English   Filmmaker: Ahmed Adnan al-Ramahi "Nothing is harsher than imprisonment. It's the cruelest form of torture." A former Palestinian prisoner   This film tells ...

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Relief Web: Gaza’s Children: Falling Behind – The Effect of the Blockade on Child Health in Gaza

The blockade of Gaza: Five years on Full Report (PDF)   Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 09:13 Gaza's only fresh water source is now too dangerous to drink and is contaminated with fertiliser and human waste, according to a shocking new report from Save the Children and Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). On the fifth anniversary of the blockade, Gaza's Children: Falling Behind, reveals desperate fami ...

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