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Jeff Halper: Globalising Gaza

  How Israel Undermines International Law Through "Lawfare" by Jeff Halper   Operation Protective Edge was not merely a military assault on a primarily civilian population. As in its previous “operations” (Cast Lead in 2008-9 and Pillar of Defense in 2012), it was also part of an ongoing assault on international humanitarian law (IHL) by a highly coordinated team of Israeli l ...

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Martin Lejeune: Interview mit Emad Abu Rahma (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – PFLP)

Es wird höchstwahrscheinlich zu einem Widerspruch mit der Hamas kommen. Emad Abu Rahma ist Mitglied des Zentralkomitees der Volksfront zur Befreiung Palästinas (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – PFLP). Die PFLP ist eine palästinensische marxistisch-leninistische und revolutionäre Organisation, die 1967 gegründet wurde. Der Bewegung gehören Tausende Aktiviste ...

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Avi Shlaim: Lessons of the Conflict in Gaza (Al Jazeera)

Israel claims that its offensive on Gaza is a war on terror; in fact, it is an act of state terrorism. Hamas subscribes to a violent anti-Israeli ideology and it does have a military wing, but it is also a political party with a massive popular following, writes Shlaim [EPA] The cycle of violence that has engulfed the Gaza Strip since Israel's unilateral disengagement in 2005 is repetitive, predictable, ...

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Norman Paech: Legenden des Gaza-Konfliktes

Zwei Legenden prägen die Berichterstattung und Kommentierung dieses neuesten Krieges gegen Gaza: Israel handele in Ausübung seines Selbstverteidigungsrechts und die Situation sei zwischen Israelis und Palästinensern so verfahren und aussichtslos, dass niemand eine Lösung dieser mörderischen Verklammerung wisse. Beide Legenden sind alt und beherrschen schon seit Jahrzehnten die Druck ...

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Justin Schwegel: The Greenhouse Propaganda – How Gazan History is Being Rewritten to Dehumanize Palestinians

Gazan workers harvest carnations in one of the enclave’s huge greenhouses. (Photo via palstreet.blogspot.com) Erase memory and you wash away the blood from the perpetrator’s hands, you undo the done deed, make it disappear from history. Erase memories of atrocities and you tempt future perpetrators with immunity—Miraslov Volf In recent weeks, as Israeli bombs and artillery have slammed int ...

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Stephen Lendman: Israel Murders Gazan Health Workers

Israel wages genocidal wars without mercy. Even doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and other health workers are targeted. Civilians are as vulnerable as combatants. It’s longstanding Israeli policy. On August 7, Amnesty International (AI) headlined “Mounting Evidence of deliberate attacks on Gaza health workers by Israeli army.” Former prime minister Ehud Barak once outrageously ...

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Al Jazeera: Shujayea – Massacre at Dawn (MUST WATCH)

By Shahd Abusalama 28 July, 2014 Electronicintifada.net   My body shakes as tears fall out of control after watching the first minute of Al Jazeera’s 22-minute documentary on the Shujaiya massacre which Israel committed in the eastern Gaza City neighborhood a week ago today, killing dozens and flattening the entire area. Thinking that the footage contained in Massacre at Dawn is just a fraction o ...

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The Israel Project´s 2009 Global Language Dictionary

A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM THE AUTHOR I wrote my first Language Dictionary for The Israel Project in 2003. Since that time, Israel has had three Prime Ministers, several stalled peace initiatives, found itself the victim of attack from its northern and southern borders, and has suffered greatly in the court of public opinion. On the other hand, the daily suicide bombings have stopped, and Hamas & Hezbollah ...

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