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How a Tweet About Gaza Children Went Viral Round the Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, children, family, world, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, safety, humans, news, media, internet )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Three days ago Dan Cohen tweeted this photo from Gaza with seven words, "Selfie with the greatest threat to Israel," and the tweet went viral, retweeted 16,000 times.I spoke to Cohen yesterday by Skype in Gaza to ask him about the photo and its resonance.
'You Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution': Open Letter to the Editors of The New York Times
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, New York Times, world, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Re "Gaza Is Nowhere" (By Roger Cohen, Dec. 30, 2014): I started writing this as a Letter to the Editor, but my anger could not be conveyed in only 150 words, so I am posting this open letter instead:
Muslims Join Christians for Christmas Celebrations in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Muslims, Christians, Christmas, society, family, children, culture, religion, freedoms )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - al-monitor.com
Happily jumping around, Ilaa, 3, drops a couple of Christmas ornaments on the floor of Hadayana gift shop in Gaza's al-Wahda neighborhood. Finally, she chooses the silver ornaments. Her mother, Bissan al-Qishawi, laughs at her daughter's clumsiness as ...
Revealed: Gaza Orphans Israel Trip Was Government-Backed PR Stunt
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, orphans, propaganda, government, ethics, children, death, dishonesty, freedoms, society, politics, family, abuse )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - electronicintifada.net
An Israeli initiative to exploit a group of Palestinian orphans from Gaza to burnish Israel's blood-soaked image backfired on Sunday when Hamas, the Palestinian political and military resistance movement, put a stop to it.
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 73 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
The Month in Pictures: October 2014 ~ DIARIES: LIVE FROM PALESTINE
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, photos, society, violence, safety, sadness, death, culture, children, abuse, freedoms, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 84 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Violence flared in Jerusalem during the month of Oct. as Israel restricted Palestinian access to the al-Aqsa mosque compound and repressed protests against those restrictions. Israeli police in Jerusalem shot and killed two Palestinians in what may amount
Amnesty International Accuses Israel of War Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Gaza, war crimes, Amnesty International. violence, children, women, safety, sadness, news, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, freedoms, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 87 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of committing war crimes during its 50-day military operation in Gaza this summer, saying Israeli forces had displayed "callous indifference" in attacks on family homes in the densely populated coastal...
No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

Carrie
- 99 days ago - electronicintifada.net
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 101 days ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
Identities of Minors Who Admitted to Killing Mohammed Abu Khdeir to Be Revealed Monday
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, violence, murder, kidnapping, trial, law, sadness, Human Rights, death, society, government, politics, ethics, law, crime )

Carrie
- 103 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Monday three Israelis who admitted to the killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the 16-year old Palestinian who was burned to death over the summer after being abducted from behind his East Jerusalem home in a revenge killing for the unrelated kidnapping...
Ban Ki-Moon: Gaza Is a Source of Shame to the International Community
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, Ban Ki-moon, violence, sadness, human rights, destruction, death, ethics, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 104 days ago - theguardian.com
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, described the destruction in Gaza from the recent conflict with Israel as "beyond description" and a source of "shame to the international community" as he visited the war-devastated coastal strip on Tuesday.
"I Draw for Gaza": The Defiant Art of Haneen Nofal
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, Palestine, Haneen Nofal, Gaza, culture, violence, women, freedoms, rights, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 108 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Haneen Ibrahim Nofal posted a striking image on the Internet while Israel was bombing her native Gaza in July. The drawing depicted a young woman wearing a kufiyyeh -- the Palestinian checkered scarf -- on her head and smiling proudly while touching a crown
In the Last Days of 'Operation Protective Edge' Israel Focused on Its Final Goal -- the Destruction of Gaza's Professional Class
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, violence, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie
- 109 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The stately tower was the oldest in Gaza City, as much a symbol of the urban landscape as the World Trade Center was to New York City. Its offices housed medical and dental clinics, non-governmental and media organizations including many of Gaza's most...
Israel and the G-Word
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, genocide, Human Rights, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, government, politics, rights )

Carrie
- 112 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Not only do experts like Richard Falk & John Dugard view Israel's actions in genocide-like terms, but notable Israeli scholars have done so too.The late Baruch Kimmerling invented a word, "politicide", to convey more safely the idea of an Israeli genocide
 

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