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More Solidarity Marches with Gaza

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Protests in Israel and Egypt mark the first anniversary since Israel's attack on Gaza last winter. Last weekend, thousands of Israelis marched through...

Read Goldstone's Report on Gaza

Rep. Keith Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Keith Ellison

We stand for the values of democracy, truth and justice. There is no reason for Congress, Israel or any other party to fear an honest judge like Richard Goldstone -- his report should be studied, not dismissed.

Israel Traps Itself: How Netanyahu's Israel is Less Safe

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

The right wing Israeli government is in bad shape right now. At least that's what a close look at the political arena reveals. The Palestinian leadership isn't looking too great right now, either though.

"Viva Palestina" Gaza Marchers Begin Hunger Strike In Egypt After Border Blocked

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters trying to march into Gaza a year after an Israeli offensive are on hunger strike after Egypt blocked them from crossing the border....

Richard Goldstone: Why I Investigated Israel's Conduct in Gaza

RealClearWorld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five weeks after the release of the Report of the Fact Finding Mission on Gaza, there has been no attempt by any of its critics to come to grips with ...

On Israel, Congress Tolerates Abuse

Fred Abrahams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Abrahams

When Washington turns a blind eye on violations by Israel, it gives abusive governments and their supporters a way to deflect criticisms of their unlawful conduct.

Israel's Pines-Paz Ignores Facts on Iran

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taylor Marsh

After listening to Israeli Labor party MK Ophir Pines-Paz speak and answer questions, it seems clear that Pines-Paz does not understand Iran, though he's clearly not alone.

Israel Threatens Palestinian Phone Service Over War Crimes Claims

The Independent | Ben Lynfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ben Lynfield | The Independent Israel is threatening to kill off a crucial West Bank economic project unless the Palestinian Authority withdraws a re...

The Goldstone Report on Gaza

Jessica Montell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jessica Montell

With the release of the Goldstone report, Israel has a choice. It can continue to shoot the messenger and bury its head in the sand, or it can initiate a genuine process of truth-telling and taking responsibility.

Glaring Omissions in Goldstone Report

State Rep. Julie Hamos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
State Rep. Julie Hamos

Where is the repudiation of Hamas' refusal to recognize the State of Israel? How can Israel negotiate for a two-state solution when one Palestinian partner is bent on its destruction?

UN: Israel And Palestinians Committed War Crimes In Gaza

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — A U.N. investigation concluded Tuesday that both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza committed war crimes and pos...

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni Is No Role Model for Hawaii's Women

Ann Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Wright

A coalition of activists has asked Hawaiian Governor Linda Lingle to withdraw her invitation to former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to speak at Hawaii's International Women's Leadership Conference.

A Fast For Human Rights In Gaza

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David A. Love

There are many opinions on the Mideast conflict, but one thing is certain: the situation in Gaza is a humanitarian and human rights disaster, and it cannot continue.

Israel Gaza War Defended In Government Report

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli government report released Thursday insisted that "incessant" Hamas rocket attacks forced Israel to hit Gaza hard earlier...

Breaking The Silence Claims Over Gaza Rebuffed By IDF Reservists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In part of an ongoing schism within the ranks of the Israeli Defense Forces over alleged abuses against Palestinian civilians during Operation Cast Le...

Gaza Operation: Israeli Soldiers Tell A Different Story Than Official Military Line

Mikhael Manekin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mikhael Manekin

Twenty-six soldiers have now come forward to talk about their combat experiences in the Gaza War, and their testimonies are radically different from the official version given by Israel Defense Force spokesmen.

Gaza Breakdancing On The Rise

Electronic Intifada | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a summer Wednesday evening and Muhammad al-Ghreiz, 22, was getting his eight-member team ready for a breakdance show at the al-Baydar restauran...

My Pro-Israel Friends Need Pro-Zac

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Gellman

What was once a proud, smart, intelligent, nuanced, and diverse movement has devolved into a combination cult-booster club.

Gaza War Crimes Hearing To Be Held: UN

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN team investigating possible war crimes by Israel and Hamas during the Gaza war has announced it will hold two days of public hearings in Gaza lat...

UN Gaza Probe To Proceed Despite Israel

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN inquiry into possible war crimes in Gaza will go ahead even if Israel does not co-operate, says Richard Goldstone, who leads the inquiry team....

Gaza: Stripped of Opportunity

Hammad Hammad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hammad Hammad

How do I reconcile the many opportunities and experiences I am able to enjoy with the reality most Palestinians live with?

Gaza Reconstruction Aid Remains Undelivered Despite Billions Promised

Global Post | Matt Beynon Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four months on from the Israeli bombardment of Gaza, Palestinians have seen little of the money pledged for reconstruction....

Koresh Mouzuni: 12-Year-Old Boy Enters Iranian Presidential Race

Y Net News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Registration for Iranian presidency race completed. Koresh Mouzuni, 12, dreams of leasing Hawaii to Jews 'so that they don't kill the children in Gaza...

Will Israel Help Gaza's Victims?

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Holewinski

So while the investigators press on and the applicable laws are figured out in the Gaza aftermath, here's an idea: help these people.

Hamas Attacked, Killed Dozens Of Political Opponents: Human Rights Watch

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hamas directed gunmen to eliminate political opponents and suspected collaborators under the cover of Israel's military of...