Browsing All posts tagged under »Gaza«

Tahrir on the Gaza Flotilla

June 29, 2011


A great report from the Canadian broadcaster CBC about the Tahrir, the Canadian boat on its way to Gaza with activists from other European countries and Australia

Report: Olmert, Livni may face war crimes charges in Norway

April 24, 2009


By Haaretz Service Tags: Norway, Gaza, War Crimes Former prime minister Ehud Olmert and opposition leader Tzipi Livni may face war crimes charges in Norway over their role in Israel’s offensive against Hamas in Gaza, AFP reported Tuesday. The news agency said six Norwegian lawyers announced plans Tuesday to accuse the pair, as well as […]

IDF soldiers ordered to shoot at Gaza rescuers, note says

March 28, 2009


Last update – 08:45 22/03/2009 By Amira Hass, Haaretz Correspondent Tags: Amira Hass, GAZA STRIP – “Rules of Engagement: Open fire also upon rescue,” was handwritten in Hebrew on a sheet of paper found in one of the Palestinian homes the Israel Defense Forces took over during Operation Cast Lead. A reservist officer who did not take […]

Erased: Wiped off the Map

March 7, 2009


This is a trailer for a documentary about the bombing of Gaza shot by a Spanish film Crew who were there at the time. If, like me, you were angry with western media coverage of the  war on Gaza; you will find this a searing indictment of not only the media and it’s lack of […]

Suspend military aid to Israel, Amnesty urges Obama after detailing US weapons used in Gaza

February 23, 2009


• White phosphorus shells traced back to America • Activists call for arms embargoes on both sides Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem The Guardian, Monday 23 February 2009 Article history Relatives mourn a Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza, last month. Photograph: Eyad Baba/AP Detailed evidence has emerged of Israel’s extensive use of US-made […]

Once You See What Truly Happened in Gaza, It Will Change You Forever

February 21, 2009


By Medea Benjamin, AlterNet. Posted February 19, 2009. What I saw was like a form of collective punishment, leaving behind a trail of grieving mothers, angry fathers and traumatized children. When I traveled to Gaza last week, everywhere I went, a photo haunted me. I saw it in a brochure called “Gaza will not die” […]

“The Only Thing That Connected Us to the World Was a Small Radio”

February 13, 2009


Radio Broadcasts Provide Vital Humanitarian Information to Gazans Mohammad Abu Shahmeh/Internews Gazans listen to the radio while taking shelter at the house of Abu Ali. (February 9, 2009) “It was darkness, no electricity, and the only thing that connected us to the world was a small radio. We were more than forty people, men, […]