Israeli Supreme Court to Hear Rachel Corrie Appeal on May 21

reposted from Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice CORRIE FAMILY TO ATTEND JERUSALEM HEARING Nine years after filing a civil suit against the State of Israel for the wrongful death of American peace activist Rachel Corrie, her family will have their appeal heard before the Israeli Supreme Court on May 21 at 11:30 a.m. [&hellip

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Gaza’s Ark: Charlie Andreasson speaks about the attack

reposted from: Gaza’s Ark Charlie Andreasson is a member activist of Ship to Gaza – Sweden, a Freedom Flotilla Coalition partner – who is in Gaza cooperating with the Gaza’s Ark project. He writes his personal reflections about the attack on the Ark last Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 3:45 local time

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FBI questioning Chicago Palestinian community members

reposted from Committee to Stop FBI Repression Last week, two FBI agents entered the small business of a Palestinian American in Chicagoland and began asking him questions about community leader Hatem Abudayyeh (who is still under investigation as one of the Midwest 23 activists) and Rasmea Odeh, the community icon facing trial this June. The United States Palestinian Community Network [&hellip

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ACTION ALERT: SFP MEMBERS ANNOUNCE HUNGER STRIKE IN SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINIAN PRISONERS

reposted from Solidarity Movement for a Free Palestine On Wednesday 7 May over 5,100 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli Occupation prisons announced they would be going on hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian administrative detainees now on their 14th day on hunger strike. In solidarity members of SFP announced today they would also be joining [&hellip

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June 2014 Newsletter

Challenging Israel’s Ban on Palestinians’ Right of Return The Meaning of Separateness Interview with Abdallah Abu-Rahmah How much do you know about ISM-Northern California? To The Soldier With My Passport Orange Juice, or Rights of Civilians Everywhere Your money helps a lot but… Call for Volunteers pdf version

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iNakba’ Map App Finds Former Palestinian Towns in Israel on Nakba Day

reposted from NDTV Gadgets An Israeli NGO is on Monday launching a smartphone app that allows users to find the remains of Palestinian villages that now lie inside modern-day Israel. The launch is timed to coincide with Israel’s 66th independence day, which begins at sundown, when the Palestinians remember the “Nakba” or “catastrophe” that befell [&hellip

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What kind of country throws a teen out of an IDF jeep?

By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac | reposted from Ha’aretz If a man falls from a plane in the middle of the night God alone can raise him … God bends over him, lifts up his head And gazes at him. In God’s eyes the man is a small child. – “The End of the Fall,” by Dahlia [&hellip

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Nabulsi soap and the destruction of Palestinian heritage

Reposted from the Middle East Monitor In the early years of the Second Intifada, Nablus was under violent military closure with checkpoints surrounding the city largely impassable and long-term curfews regularly imposed. This was the period in which Israel launched ‘Operation Defensive Shield’ on 29th March 2002 when occupation tanks rolled into Ramallah placing President [&hellip

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