perhaps nowhere are the deeds of protesters sparking more discomfort than here in Germany, where the most radical protest chants are rattling through the streets of Berlin like disturbing ghosts of the past.
Dr. Mona El-Farra, Director of Gaza Projects, is a physician by training and a human rights and women's rights activist by practice in the occupied Gaza Strip.She runs a medical clinic in the Gaza Strip. Please read her letter & help if you can.
What is going on in Palestine today is not really about Hamas. It is not about rockets. It is not about "human shields" or terrorism or tunnels. It is about Israel's permanent control over Palestinian land and Palestinian lives.
Bolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza & declared it a terrorist state.
President Evo Morales announced to educators "in other words, we are declaring (Israel) a terrorist state,"
"When one thinks that this is what is necessary for Israel to survive, that the Zionist dream is based on the repeated slaughter of innocents on a scale that we're watching these days on television, that is really a profound, profound crisis -- and should
Most people don't know, that many orthodox jews oppose Israel and the occupation of Palestine. These orthodox jews believe Zionism endangers peace on earth. One of them is Rabbi Josef Antebi (born in Hebron), who was tortured by Zionists. (2011 interview)
For background on the military strategy that Israel is employing in Gaza, which has caused massive civilian casualties, see our previously released fact sheet, The Dahiya Doctrine and Israel's Use of Disproportionate Force.
Nepal's government announced on Tuesday that it would allow the funeral and cremation of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to take place in the country, reversing an earlier refusal seen by some as resulting from sensitivity to China.