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Damaged Gas Cylinders Become Another Threat to Gazans
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, Israel, world, family, death, ethics, freedoms, society, government, sadness, politics, news, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 35 minutes ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
Israel Jails Palestinians for Facebook Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, social media, abuse, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics, government, activists )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - aljazeera.com
Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.
Israel Destroys Bedouin Village for 84th Time
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Bedouin villages, al-Araqib, abuse, ethics, freedoms, family, society, culture, humans, news, rights, government, sadness, politics, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli Border Police rolled into the Palestinian Bedouin village al-Araqib, located in the Naqab (Negev) region of present-day Israel, to demolish the few shacks left standing. It was the eighty-fourth time that al-Araqib has been demolished since 2010.
Jerusalem Is Building A City For The Dead
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Palestinians, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, rights, interesting, government, religion, politics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Air conditioning, soft lighting and elevators connecting multiple levels: It's not a shopping mall, it's a subterranean construction planned to house Jerusalem's dearly departed. Only Jews, of course.
Remember the Suffering of Palestinians ~ TEXT and SLIDESHOW
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, daily suffering, family, children, activists, abuse, ethics, freedoms, society, politics, government, dishonesty, news, interesting, humans, safety, rights, sadness, violence, culture )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Sometimes it is difficult to remember the daily suffering of Palestinians living under occupation. With the prospects for an overall peace slipping farther and farther away, it is important not to forget the human element of this decades-old tragedy.
Israeli Football Cannot Continue as a Vehicle to Legitimise Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, sports, FIFA, discrimination, racism, Israel, Palestine, rights, ethics, humans, law, news, freedoms, culture, abuse )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
"Discrimination of any kind against a country, private person or group of people on account of ethnic origin, gender, language, religion, politics or any other reason is strictly prohibited and punishable by suspension or expulsion."
Israel Faces Fifa Suspension After Claims It Discriminates Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, world, Israel, Palestine, FIFA, discrimination, humans, law, politics, society, culture, rights, freedoms, interesting, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
Israel is facing a vote to suspend it from world football's governing body over claims that it discriminates against Palestinian footballers in the occupied territories.
Israeli Soldier Testimonials Stoke Gazans' Claims of War Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Israeli war crimes, abuse, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, corruption, violence, safety, news, humans, rights, ethics )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians believe a report of firsthand accounts by Israeli soldiers and officers who fought in the 2014 Gaza war prove that Israel committed war crimes in its conduct of the conflict.
Palestinian Youths Speak Out on Occupation, Corruption
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Palestinian youths, government, politics, rights, law, humans, interesting, ethics, society, culture, education, freedoms, news, safety, violence, activists )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinian university students express their despair over a life of humiliation at checkpoints and a lack of credible leadership at home, warning that many of their colleagues are already preparing for an uprising.
Another Tack .. A Delegitimization Called Nakba
Society & Culture  (tags: naqba, Israel, delegitimisation )

Hilary
- 7 days ago - jpost.com
Delegitimization provides the sociopsychological rationale, the moral and discursive basis to harm the delegitimized group, even in the most inhumane waysâEUR¦ Delegitimized groups are rhetorically constructed as worthy targets of violence.
Israeli Mobs Celebrate "Jerusalem Day" With Anti-Palestinian Rampage in Old City ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, crime, ethics, children, freedoms, law, humans, interesting, sadness, society, safety, rights, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Thousands of young Israelis, many of them children, rampaged through the Old City of occupied Jerusalem on Sunday chanting "Death to the Arabs" and other racist and anti-Muslim slogans.
Color Is Just Another Reason to Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racism, Israel, ethics, freedoms, descrimination, society, culture, world, humans, law, news, violence, rights, government, sadness, politics )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Racism is not new in Israel. In a famous Israeli comedy, Lool (Chicken Coop), there is a skit - with English subtitles - showing how every time new olim (immigrants) come to Israel, they are greeted with dislike, and how quickly (and merrily) they ...
New York Times' Jodi Rudoren Whitewashes Israeli Minister's Call for Genocide
Society & Culture  (tags: media, NYT, Jodi Rudoren, Ayelet Shaked, Israel, Palestinians, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, news, abuse, Human Rights, society, culture, government, rights, sadness, women, politics )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Although Rudoren does link to The Electronic Intifada's post, she presents the facts about Shaked's statements dismissively as a matter of mere accusations from "bloggers" and gives Shaked's response equal weight.
Pregnant Gaza Woman Blocked From Joining Husband in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Mohammed and Layla Suliman family, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, rights, society, humans, sadness, transportation, news, dishonesty, abuse, world )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Mohammed left Gaza through the Erez crossing between Gaza and present-day Israel in late March. Despite having an Australian visa and having paid national health insurance in Australia, Layla was denied exit by the Israeli authorities.
ICC Urges Israel to Cooperate in Inquiry Into Possible Breaches in Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: ICC, world, Human Rights, investigation, Israel, Palestine, ethics )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Israel has been warned by the ICC that if it does not cooperate with an initial investigation into possible breaches of international law in the occupied Palestinian territories, the court may launch a full investigation without its input.
 

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