August 31, 2014
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There’s an element of racism in this – the idea that Israelis value life more and are therefore more sensitive to individual deaths.

If that were true, Israel would show its concern for life and set an example by not killing so many Palestinians, especially not so many Palestinian children.

But there is also a historic reality that in anti-colonial wars, the natives have had less to lose than their occupiers and far more to gain, and have been willing to make enormous sacrifices to achieve their liberation.

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EI

August 29, 2014
The best, most centrist, reflection on the most recent Israel Gaza "conflict" I have seen - Robert Fisk

Read this.  It’s worth your time.

August 28, 2014
Palestinians in refugee camps back Gaza

August 23, 2014

(Source: she--is--magic, via bhabhaismyhomi)

August 18, 2014
somedayillseetheworld:

Marrakesh, Morocco
by sand2be

somedayillseetheworld:

Marrakesh, Morocco

by sand2be

(via 1001arabianights)

August 16, 2014
Is Israel’s Operation Protective Edge Really About Natural Gas? » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

August 9, 2014
"There are Palestinians in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya who are also stuck, unable to move to another country, as if this earth is too small for us."

— Adham Mawed - Victim of Israeli Displacement (the most PC word for it) stuck between Syria and Lebanon, due to the Zionist War in Syria.

August 8, 2014
Tweet and delete: On Gaza, celebrity courage — and cowardice — over social media

An interesting analysis of changes ongoing in mass US culture in general, and the role (both inflicted upon and taken up by) celebrity

August 2, 2014
THIS… ladies and gents, is change in progress

Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador and Peru have all recalled their ambassadors from Israel, following Bolivia and Venezuela who have withdrawn their ambassadors during the 2008-09 massacre in Gaza.

The Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has condemned what she described as Israel’s “massacre” in Gaza, a term also used even by the French foreign ministry. Turkey’s prime minister has gone even further, accusing Israel of committing “genocide” in Gaza.

In South Africa, the parliamentary group of the ruling ANC party has called for the government to recall its ambassador and expel the Israeli ambassador, and politicians and political parties have made similar calls across the world.

The senate in Chile has voted unanimously in favour of a request to recall the ambassador. The government of Chile has also confirmed it has suspended negotiations on a new free trade agreement with Israel.

The government of Maldives has cancelled three bilateral agreements with Israel and is considering moves to prohibit Israeli products from being imported.

- See more at: http://www.bdsmovement.net/2014/gaza-sanctions-and-boycott-action-12410#sthash.tfwKmUcJ.dpuf

August 1, 2014

Rabbi speaking at NYC Gaza solidarity rally on Aug 1, condemning Zionism and Israeli War Crimes!

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