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Alice Walker : Why I’m Joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

Poet and Pulitizer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker in Gaza City in 2009. Photo from AP / The Guardian (U.K.).Why I’m joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza Pulitzer prize-winning American writer Alice Walker is on board an international flotilla of boats … finish reading Alice Walker : Why I’m Joining the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

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Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 3

Then Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, left, meets Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on March 19, 2006 in Gaza City. Haniya continues to function as Prime Minister, despite having been dismissed by Abbas the next year. Photo from … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 3

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Gaza Freedom Flotilla : Participants Speak Out

Gaza Freedom Flotilla participants Ann Wright and Joe Meadors spoke in Austin about their experiences. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.Col. Ann Wright and Joe Meadors:What really happened on the Freedom Flotilla By Alice Embree / The Rag … finish reading Gaza Freedom Flotilla : Participants Speak Out

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Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 2

A graffiti artist paints the face of a Palestinian child on a wall in Beirut, Lebanon. Image from EPA.Part 2: Breaking the blockadeIsrael and Palestine after the Flotilla By Jack A. Smith / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2010 … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Israel and Palestine After the Flotilla / 2

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela is shown with The Elders Saturday, three years after launching the group in Johannesburg. Photo from AP.‘The Elders’:Peace leaders, Nobel laureatesDeplore Gaza flotilla attack See ‘German activists contest Israeli version,’ and ‘Media Criticism: Reporting … finish reading Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

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The Spirit of Humanity: An Interview with Cynthia McKinney

Cynthia McKinney is a former US Representative who served from 1993-2003 and from 2005-2008 . She was the 2008 Green Party presidential nominee and has been an active member of the Free Gaza Movement. In 2004, The Backbone Campaign awarded … finish reading The Spirit of Humanity: An Interview with Cynthia McKinney

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Mairead Maguire Interviewed by Al Jazeera

Mairead Corrigan-Maguire talks to Al Jazeera from Israeli jail – July 4, 2009 Mary Maguire Speaks from Israeli JailBy Juan Cole / July 5, 2009 Aljazeera English reports on the activists abducted by Israel as they attempted to deliver food … finish reading Mairead Maguire Interviewed by Al Jazeera

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Israel: Going Out of Their Way to Maintain Their Pariah Status

The Spirit of Humanity shortly before leaving Cyprus. Photo: Free Gaza.Pirates of the MediterraneanBy Yvonne Ridley / July 1, 2009 The arrogance of Israel is nothing short of breath-taking. On the eve of one of the most damning reports ever … finish reading Israel: Going Out of Their Way to Maintain Their Pariah Status

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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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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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US Congress: Accused of War Crimes

I Accuse! An Open Letter to CongressBy Sarah Shields / January 13, 2009 I accuse you, the US Congress, of having voted for US House Resolution 34 by an overwhelming margin, 390-5. In the name of protecting Israel’s security, this … finish reading US Congress: Accused of War Crimes

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