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Gaza Rebuild Effort Could Take 100 Years: Oxfam
Society & Culture  (tags: Oxfam, world, Israel, Gaza, destruction, rebuilding, Human Right, Israeli Blockade, politics, government, ethics, society, abuse, rights, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, safety, family )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - commondreams.org
"'Only an end to the blockade of Gaza will ensure that people can rebuild their lives." âEUR"Catherine Essoyan, Oxfam Despair and destruction continue to envelop the blockaded Gaza strip, where the rebuilding of vital structures could take up to a century.
Palestinian Girl Recounts Imprisonment
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international law, children, Malak al-Khatib, children, violence, safety, society, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has circumvented international law to classify Palestinian children as minors only up to the age of 16, in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in order to arrest and detain Palestinian youths.
Welcome to Israel: Good for Gays, Bad for Everyone Else
Society & Culture  (tags: world, abuse, Israel, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, society, women, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, news, violence, rights, crime, culture, interesting, dishonesty, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel forcibly rules over millions of Palestinians; it hunts down asylum seekers, imprisons them like criminals and lets them freeze in the desert; but if you're a LGBT Jew, or even a LGBT tourist passing through the region, there's no place better.
Jewish Groups That Blindly Support Israel Make US and European Jews Potential Victims of Violence ~ Uri Avnery
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, U.S., Europe, Middle-East, Jews, anti-Semitism, Zionism, colonialism, society, politics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, ethics, culture, violence, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Uri Avnery's latest column says that the attacks on Jews in Europe are not anti-Semitic in the classic definition, but are an outgrowth of the conflict between Zionism and indigenous people in the Middle East and the transformation of that conflict ...
The Long Struggle of the Palestinians in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, humans, rights, sadness, safety, children, family, crime, dishonesty, death, news, abuse, politics, government, violence, women, interesting )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The Palestinian citizens of Israel stand at the crossroads of hope for peace in the Middle East, their achievements uncelebrated and their promise untested. As a member of this indigenous group, I try to bring our existence to light, to sing out our ...
How Uncle Ibrahim Protected the Village Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Hatim Kanaaneh, arts, humans, interesting, culture, society, violence, rights, freedoms, government, law, news, politics, safety, education )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Next Tuesday in New York City, Hatim Kanaaneh will launch the publication of his short-story collection, Chief Complaint: A Country DoctorâEUR(TM)s Tales of Life in Galilee, in an event at the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University.
Israel Sentences Palestinian Teen Lina Khattab to 6 Months in Prison for Protesting ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, protest, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Lina Khattab, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, safety, sadness, news, rights, dishonesty, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Lina Khattab, an 18-year-old Birzeit University student and dancer in the prominent El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe, was arrested by Israeli troops on December 13 2014.
Jewish Activists Plant Trees in Palestine, Uprooting Zionist Narratives
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, olive trees, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Center for Jewish Nonviolence', society, culture, humans, freedoms, rights, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - truth-out.org
The Center for Jewish Nonviolence has initiated a tree planting campaign that will be undertaken from Feb. 15-20 outside of Bethlehem. This campaign brings a delegation of more than 20 Jewish anti-occupation activists from around the world to plant ...
A Place Where Palestine Doesn't Exist (Notes From a Zionist Education)
Society & Culture  (tags: Jewish-Zionist education, summer camp, indoctrination, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, children, society, abuse, family, culture, American Jews, sadness, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Until the age of eighteen, everything I knew about Israel I learned at Jewish summer camp. I started going in 1999 at age eight, and have returned for twelve summers. We sang the Israeli national anthem every morning and admired our buff Israeli ...
Israeli Court Rejects Appeal Over U.S. Activist Rachel Corrie's Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, International Law, Rachel Corrie, IDF, world, Israel, Americans, peace activist, Palestine, crime, death, ethics, society, culture, government, freedoms, murder, humans, abuse, family )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
"The Supreme Court decision ignores international law arguments regarding the protection of civilians and human rights defenders in armed conflict and grossly violates the internationally recognized right to effective remedy."
Happy Palestine Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, worst occupation in history, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Happy Palestine Day', support, solidarity, activists, society, humans, freedoms, news, government, culture, rights, children, family )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Feb. 14, many Palestine advocates and good people around the world have chosen to celebrate "Happy Palestine Day". Celebrating Palestine's Day is simply a way for people to show their solidarity with the people of Palestine who live under the worst
Druze IDF Soldier Attacked By Israeli Jews for Speaking Arabic
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, racism. Human Rights, Druze, IDF, ethics, humans, freedoms, government, abuse, society, culture, violence, crime, safety, sadness )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Razi Khasisi, an Israeli Druze who serves as a combat soldier in the IDFâEUR(TM)s Golani Brigade, was beaten after speaking Arabic. A similar incident took place only a few weeks ago, highlighting the growing risks of racism in Israel.
 

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