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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 )

CarrieSIC
- 5 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 7 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 9 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 10 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 13 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 15 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 18 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
'How Rich Are You?' -- Tablet Typecasts Rev. Shipman as Elite, Anti-Semitic WASP
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, religion, anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism, freedoms, ethics, rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, interesting )

CarrieSIC
- 18 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The Rev. Bruce Shipman lost his chaplain's job at Yale last month for saying in a letter to the New York Times that Israeli actions in Gaza were helping to foster anti-Semitism in Europe. Now trying to expiate the charge of anti-Semitism, Shipman gave...
Israel, Gaza, And The BDS Movement ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, society, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, celebrity, ethics, freedoms, rights, interesting, humans, culture )

CarrieSIC
- 22 days ago - youtu.be
The global movement for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights was initiated by Palestinian civil society in 2005.
Watch: Testimonies of Atrocities in Gaza From the Russell Tribunal (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, 'Russell Tribunal', war crimes, Human Rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, sadness, society, culture, death, freedoms, ethics, government, news )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - electronicintifada.net
After hearing testimony from journalists, eyewitnesses, legal scholars and physicians present during the onslaught, the twelve-member jury, made up of world-renowned intellectuals and international law experts, found Israel guilty of "war crimes,...
Stronger Than Words ~ The Inspirational Story of the Daily Lives of the Deaf Community of Gaza(TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, deaf community, society, culture, family, humans, interesting, freedoms, news, education, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - aljazeera.com
To mark the International Week of the Deaf, Al Jazeera World presents this special film on the inspirational story of Gaza's deaf community. We also hear from those who survived the July 2014 offensive - some who lost homes, work-places, relatives and...
Why Must Gaza Wait in the Dark?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Human Rights, electricity, punishment, rights, government, ethics, society, freedoms, family, children, education, health, humans, news, sadness, safety, violence )

CarrieSIC
- 25 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In an attempt to compensate for the Israeli disruption of Gaza's power supply, the Palestinians established their first power generation plant in 2004. Ever since, Israel has regularly limited the supply of electricity and industrial fuel needed to...
Watch: Gaza Artists Respond to Israel's War (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, war, violence, media, news, arts, celebrity, freedoms, culture, society, rights, world, sadness )

CarrieSIC
- 26 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Mohammed Al Hawajri, Raed Issa and Dina Matar, members of a group for contemporary art in the Gaza Strip called Eltiqa, reflect on life in time of war.Their art gives another insight into Gaza beyond the redundant & superficial imagery offered by the news
Let Handala Return Home ~ Cartoon Photos
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, Kuwait, Naji al-Ali, cartoons, art, children, society, sadness, violence, human rights, freedoms, world, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 28 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Handala was born ten years old, and he will always be ten years old. At that age, I left my homeland, and when he returns, Handala will still be ten, and then he will start growing up.Things will become normal again when the homeland returns."
Few Buyers for Netanyahu's Warmed-Over UN Shtick
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UN, Netanyahu speech, Human Rights, Iarael, Palestine, Gaza, dishonesty, freedoms, news )

CarrieSIC
- 28 days ago - haaretz.com
The PM's contrived use of Yankees' demi-god Derek Jeter in an analogy with Iran seemed like the desperate ploy of a worn out copywriter who's run out of ideas.
 

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