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Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi — Message from a Freedom Fighter

Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance — 16 year old Ahed Tamimi. While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations … Continue reading

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Palestinian 16-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi is the Latest Child Victim of Israel’s Occupation

Illustration by Katie Miranda A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to spend a day with a 12-year-old girl. Her name was Ahed Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a … Continue reading

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Miko Peled: This is NOT Recognition

As the recognition by European countries of a so called “State of Palestine” continues, it is becoming obvious that this is nothing but an old colonial trick dusted and reused. The fact that liberal Zionist hypocrites the likes of the … Continue reading

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Writing History: “The Pen is Dipped in Palestinian Blood”

The Norwegian medical doctor Mads Gilbert was there at Al-Shifa hospital. In this 10-minute interview/essay by Truls Lie from Le Monde Diplomatique (Scandinavia), Dr. Gilbert contemplates the attacks, what it means to be defined “a terrorist”, the united Palestinians, and … Continue reading

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Life in Occupied Palestine

Anna Baltzer, a Jewish American with the International Women’s Peace Service, documents the human rights abuses perpetrated by the Israelis.

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Chris Hedges on Gaza: It is Not a War. It is Murder

“The incursion and bombardment of Gaza is not about destroying Hamas. It is not about stopping rocket fire into Israel. It is not about achieving peace. The Israeli decision to rain death and destruction on Gaza, to use lethal weapons … Continue reading

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Gaza, Israel and ‘Human Shields’

By Sarah Gillespie What does it mean to use human shields? Employed by the Germans and Japanese in the second word war, the tactic is premised on an underlying trust in your enemy’s humanity. It appeals to the compassion and … Continue reading

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Israel Shrinking Gaza Strip by 40 Percent

To protect itself from Hamas rockets and tunnels, Israel is forcing tens of thousands of people out of their homes, turning their old neighborhoods into a no-man’s land. This narrow strip of land that used to be called “the Gaza … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges: The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

If Israel insists, as the Bosnian Serbs did in Sarajevo, on using the weapons of industrial warfare against a helpless civilian population then that population has an inherent right to self-defense under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter. The … Continue reading

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US Aid to Israel – The Real Deal

The special relationship between Israel and the United States goes deep…real deep. It’s based on security, conflict and most of all money. Most of it for the Israeli military. But with over 600 killed in Gaza just this July and … Continue reading

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