The disaster we see unfolding in Gaza would not be possible without the US policy of one-sided military, economic, and diplomatic support for Israel in the extreme. It's up to us to force the US to adopt a new policy: one that can uphold the basic rights
"I'm ashamed and I'm sorry. I worry about you, I cry for you and I feel for your lost. These are dark days. I know this can't console you in anyway!(...)This is not a video game! There are no winners and loosers and points and scores. ONLY LOOSERS!"
"Arbitrary arrests are a daily routine in Tibet. The Chinese government tries to systematically silence all critical voices within Tibet. Many political prisoners are being physically abused in a way that leads to their death", said Anna MomburgVanderpool
Many people yearn for a different kind of Israel. The protest will come from a wider community that's ashamed of an Israel that has abandoned its democratic goals. They are ashamed of an archaic, faith-based interpretation of concepts such as Zionism ...
Gordon Levy wrote ""The youths of the Jewish state are attacking Palestinians in the streets of Jerusalem, just like gentile youths used to attack Jews in the streets of Europe. These are the children of the nationalistic and racist generation ..."
they utterly deplore the aggressive military strategy being deployed by the Israeli government. The slaughter of large numbers of wholly innocent people is placing yet more barriers of blood in the way of the negotiated agreement (read all)
The IDF said that it will serve mainly women and children and will include a delivery room.
Meanwhile, dozens of wounded IDF soldiers were brought from the fighting in Gaza to a number of hospitals across Israel on Sunday morning.
One thing's for sure: Nobody will ever be able to claim in the future that he didn't tell us what he really thinks. He made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank.
We hope that this call may help to bring about a change in Israel's public debate about this illegal & immoral use of the army in Gaza, constituting war crimes, according to the UN. This is clear evidence of the raw nerve struck by the action
Mr. Obama - do you have a heart?
I invite you - spend one night - just one night - with us in Shifa.
Nobody with a heart AND power could ever walk away from a night in Shifa without being determined to end the slaughter of the Palestinian people.
The attack occurred as volunteers and rescue crews were attempting to uncover bodies during an announced ceasefire after a day of the most intense violence and destruction so far in the 14-day operation.
As the Israeli army continued its illegitimate offensive on civilians in the besieged coastal region for the fourteenth day, Palestinian medical sources have reported that fourteen Palestinians have been killed, and dozens injured
Since 1982, Israel has engaged in seven additional wars of choice with its neighbors, with its current assault on Gaza being the seventh. Because these wars have aimed to achieve substantial change in the governance of its neighbors' polities, I call...
The LA Times ran "Palestinian rockets reach farther into Israel," reporting that the homemade rockets have not killed a single person, but failing to mention the American-funded Israeli missiles that have left over nearly 600 Palestinians, mostly kids &
In what Gazans have already begun to term 'the Shuja'eyya massacre', Israeli strikes in the crowded Gaza City neighborhood, Sunday morning, have caused the deaths of at least 60 Palestinian civilians, 17 of them children and babies
Following a massive ground assault on Shuja'eyya neighborhood, in eastern Gaza City, that cost over 60 people their lives before dawn on Sunday, Israeli forces continued airstrikes throughout the afternoon and evening in every part of the Gaza Strip.
Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in central Gaza on Monday, a health official and a doctor at the facility said. The health official said the shells killed at least four people and wounded 60, including 30 medical staff.