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METRO EVENT | Dr. Rania Masri headlines ‘Gaza One Year Later’ fundraiser in Austin

Event: “Gaza One Year Later” What: Fundraiser for Gaza featuring Rania Masri Date: Thursday, July 31, 2015 Time: Reception at 6:30 p.m., Program at 7 Where: Asian-American Resource Center Address: 8401 Cameron Road, Austin, Texas 78754 Tickets & Donations: $20 … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Dr. Rania Masri headlines ‘Gaza One Year Later’ fundraiser in Austin

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METRO EVENT | Jewish peace group holds remembrance for Gaza War victims

Event: Memorial for Victims of Last Summer’s Gaza War When: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 7-9 p.m. Where: Friends Meeting of Austin Address: 3701 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, Texas 78721 Sponsors: Austin Jewish Voice for Peace and Interfaith … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO EVENT | Jewish peace group holds remembrance for Gaza War victims

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The Amnesty International Report on the Gaza War: Where Is World Outrage?

Gaza report video. © Amnesty International.Impunity for war crimes in Gaza and southern Israel a recipe for further civilian sufferingJuly 2, 2009 Israeli forces killed hundreds of unarmed Palestinian civilians and destroyed thousands of homes in Gaza in attacks which … finish reading The Amnesty International Report on the Gaza War: Where Is World Outrage?

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Drone Attacks ‘Violated International Humanitarian Law’ in Gaza War

Israeli drones fly over the Gaza Strip in January 2009, as seen from Gaza City. According to the US-based Human Rights Watch, Israeli armed drones killed scores of Palestinian civilians during the Gaza war despite their cutting-edge targeting technology. Photo: … finish reading Drone Attacks ‘Violated International Humanitarian Law’ in Gaza War

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Medea Benjamin Calls on Obama to Visit Gaza

Smoke billowed from Israeli artillery shells exploding over northern Gaza in December 2008. Photo: Menahem Kahana/Agence France-Presse Getty Images.During His Trip to Egypt, Obama Should Visit GazaBy Medea Benjamin / May 29, 2009 Obama will give a major policy talk … finish reading Medea Benjamin Calls on Obama to Visit Gaza

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Gaza: Still in Misery Following the War

Four months after Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza, Suad Khadir and her family are still living in a tent. To escape the heat, they often seek refuge under the rubble. Photo: Ashraf Amra/New York Times.Misery Hangs Over Gaza Despite … finish reading Gaza: Still in Misery Following the War

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Depleted Uranium Part of Israel’s Legacy to Gaza

Smoke rose from an explosion during an Israeli army land incursion into the Gaza Strip in January 2009 as seen from the Israel side of the border. Photo: Tara Trodas-Whitehill–AP.No less than 75 tons of depleted uranium found in Gaza … finish reading Depleted Uranium Part of Israel’s Legacy to Gaza

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Norman Finkelstein on Israel and the Occupation of Palestine

Norman Finkelstein speaking at the University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog. His theory on Israel’s attack on Gaza was that Hamas had become too moderate, too reasonable, too willing to make a deal. … finish reading Norman Finkelstein on Israel and the Occupation of Palestine

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The Israelis Are Having Their Own Winter Soldier

Israel troops admit Gaza abuses An Israeli military college has printed damning soldiers’ accounts of the killing of civilians and vandalism during recent operations in Gaza. One account tells of a sniper killing a mother and children at close range … finish reading The Israelis Are Having Their Own Winter Soldier

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The Media in the Recent War on Gaza

Paul Beckett is the newest addition to the growing family of Rag Bloggers. We are grateful he found us and wants to participate in the effort we have undertaken. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog Journalists protesting against censorship outside … finish reading The Media in the Recent War on Gaza

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Israeli Assault on Gaza: Not Even the Zoo Animals Were Spared

Frankly, it is no stretch to claim that this incident is a metaphor for the Israeli assault on Gaza. The Israeli Defense Forces exhibited the same callous disregard for human life during the entire period of the conflict. The government … finish reading Israeli Assault on Gaza: Not Even the Zoo Animals Were Spared

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Gaza Doctors : Victims Suffering from White Phosphorus Burns

John Ging, head of the UN aid agency in Gaza, said that “three rounds that emitted phosphorus” hit a corner of the UN’s Gaza City facility on, above, on Jan. 15, 2009. White phosphorus sticks to human skin and will … finish reading Gaza Doctors : Victims Suffering from White Phosphorus Burns

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