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One in Five of Gaza's Herders Ceases Farming Amid Israel's Attacks, Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, herders, Human Rights, animals, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, humans, rights, sadness, abuse, violence, death, crime )

CarrieSic
- 20 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Muhammad Abu Safiyya lost everything during IsraelâEUR(TM)s 51-day attack on Gaza during the summer of 2014. Most of the thirty-six homes in his village, also called Abu Safiyya, were completely destroyed after Israeli forces invaded.
West Bank Settlers Build Star of David Out of Rocks to Prevent Palestinian Farmers From Using Land
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, world, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, rights, family, sadness, safety, government, abuse )

CarrieSic
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
The settlers, who live in the illegal outpost Eshtamoa near the village, built the Star of David in order to obstruct Palestinian residentsâEUR(TM) sheep from grazing, and as a crude way of marking territory.
Israel Used "Disappearance" of Soldier as Pretext for Killing Spree ~ Rights Group
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Rafah, war crimes, Mosques, civilian deaths, children, women, humans, government, crime, ethics )

CarrieSic
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On 1 August last year, the Israeli military reported that one of its lieutenants, Hadar Goldin, had gone missing in the Rafah area, close to Gaza's border with Egypt. Israel's response was one of "shooting at anything and anybody," according to an ...
Listen: Berkeley Students Reenact Encounters at Israeli Checkpoints ~ AUDIO, TEXT, and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: UC at Berkeley, students, Mock Wall, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Israeli Apartheid, freedoms, politics, society, culture, humans, interesting, news, rights, education, world, government )

CarrieSic
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On Wednesday, Students for Justice in Palestine along with a diverse array of organizations at the University of California at Berkeley constructed a mock Israeli wall and dramatized encounters at a mock checkpoint.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 4 days 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.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 10 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 )

CarrieSic
- 12 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 )

CarrieSic
- 12 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.
New Play By Writer Dalia Taha Examines Children's Experiences Under Occupation ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Palestine, Israeli occupation, war, safety, Royal Court Theatre, Dalia Taha, arts, celebrity, children, society, violence, ethics, family, sadness, humans, interesting, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 14 days ago - electronicintifada.net
According to the theaterâEUR(TM)s publicity for Fireworks, the play depicts âEURoeeleven-year-old Lubna and twelve-year-old Khalil âEUR¦ playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block. As the siege intensifies outside, fear for their safety becomes ...
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 )

CarrieSic
- 16 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 )

CarrieSic
- 16 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 )

CarrieSic
- 17 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 )

CarrieSic
- 17 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
 

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