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Sunday Snapshot : Present, Absent, Dead

Palestinian boy Mohammed Kutkut, 14, right, covers his face as he sits next to the name sign of his killed friend Ahed Qaddas in the Fakhoura boys school in Jebaliya, northern Gaza strip, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009. AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus. … finish reading Sunday Snapshot : Present, Absent, Dead

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Turkish PM Calls Gaza What It Was : ‘Killing’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. Photo: AP Photo/Michel Euler. See video of Erdogan’s remarks below. Turkish PM greeted by cheers after … finish reading Turkish PM Calls Gaza What It Was : ‘Killing’

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Increasingly Reactionary Israel Facing World Condemnation

The trend within Israeli society is toward more extreme positions and greater anti-Arab racism. This most recent Israeli onslaught against the Palestinians in Gaza was accompanied by the arrest of hundreds of Israel’s Arab citizens for peacefully protesting. By David … finish reading Increasingly Reactionary Israel Facing World Condemnation

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Evidence of and Witnesses to War Crimes in Gaza

Halima Badwan stands before the ruins of the Ezbt Abed Rabbo apartment building, January 24, 2009, where he found his wife’s body after Israel’s Gaza Strip military campaign. Photo: Dion Nissenbaum/MCT.Israeli troops killed Gaza children carrying white flag, witnesses sayBy … finish reading Evidence of and Witnesses to War Crimes in Gaza

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Gaza War is Teaching the Children to Hate

Palestinian peace activist Muhammad Abu Humus was arrested by Israelis in black ski masks for protesting the Gaza killings, while his children hovered in the corner of the room crying.Fuelling the cycle of hate: War is teaching the children of … finish reading Gaza War is Teaching the Children to Hate

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Israel : IDF Curbs Travel; Fear War Crimes Arrests

The Hague: War crimes charges in the works? Photo by AP.Israel expresses concern over international human rights groups’ intention to file war crimes charges against military personnel with The Hague, local European courts; says officers planning to travel must contact … finish reading Israel : IDF Curbs Travel; Fear War Crimes Arrests

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War Crimes Accusations Going to World Court

A woman cries as she holds the body of one of her relatives at the mortuary of Al-Shifa hospital on January 16, 2009. An international group of lawyers and jurists said Saturday they would ask the International Criminal Court to … finish reading War Crimes Accusations Going to World Court

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The Zapatistas Write a Tiny Ray of Light for Gaza

Gaza Will SurviveBy Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos / January 14, 2009 Two days ago, the same day we discussed violence, the ineffable Condoleezza Rice, a US official, declared that what was happening in Gaza was the Palestinians’ fault, due to their … finish reading The Zapatistas Write a Tiny Ray of Light for Gaza

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Acting Like the Nazis

When some Jewish folks themselves start saying this, perhaps it is time to start listening. Israel says it plans to halt the Gaza assault – stop the planning and just do it !!! And next time, don’t even start the … finish reading Acting Like the Nazis

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Frida Berrigan : U.S. and Israel: Up in Arms

Israel has 226 U.S.-supplied F-16 fighter and attack jets.‘Those who seek peace in the Middle East, who refuse to “give up” on it, must insist that the United States stop funding and fueling the war.’ By Frida Berrigan In answering … finish reading Frida Berrigan : U.S. and Israel: Up in Arms

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1/3 of Gaza’s Dead and Wounded Are Children

Photo by WAFA.The IDF has no mercy for the children in Gaza nursery schoolsBy Gideon Levy / January 15, 2009 The fighting in Gaza is “war deluxe.” Compared with previous wars, it is child’s play – pilots bombing unimpeded as … finish reading 1/3 of Gaza’s Dead and Wounded Are Children

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Los Angeles : Jewish Activists Chain Themselves to Israeli Consulate

Photo by Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times.‘Jews will not allow the violence that is being done in our name to continue,’ Hannay Howard said. ‘Not all Jews are united in support of Israel.’By Ruben Vives / January 14, 2009 … finish reading Los Angeles : Jewish Activists Chain Themselves to Israeli Consulate

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