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Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

    Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing leader of the British Labour Party, has shown that his long-time support of the rights of the Palestinian people remains unwavering, especially given the stream of reports of atrocities committed by apartheid Israel against the dispossessed people of Palestine residing on the Gaza Strip. At least 31 unarmed Palestinian…

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Israeli Defense Minister: Every Single Person in Gaza a Potential Target

    Israeli Defense Minister: Every Single Person in Gaza a Potential Target

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Outrage continues to mount over Israel’s repeated shootings of unarmed demonstrators near the Gaza-Israel border, as Palestinians protest along the border fence as part of the “Great Return March.” Under fire over the growing number of civilian deaths, Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman has not only showed no remorse for the…

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Likening Palestinians to Blades of Grass

    Likening Palestinians to Blades of Grass

In early 2010, one of Washington DC’s most prestigious think tanks was holding a seminar on the Middle East which included a discussion of Israel’s December 2008-January 2009 assault on Gaza which killed about 1,300 Palestinians. When the death toll was mentioned, one expert on the panel smiled enigmatically and intoned: “It’s unfortunate, but every…

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Despite Latest Massacre in Gaza, Israel Remains Immune From Criticism

    Despite Latest Massacre in Gaza, Israel Remains Immune From Criticism

Thousands of protesters returned to the border last Friday, burning great heaps of tyres to produce a black smokescreen which they hoped would hide them from Israeli snipers. Gaza’s health ministry has said that five people were killed and 1,070 people were wounded on Friday, including 293 by live fire. The demonstrators know what to expect. A video…

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“Sorry Commander, I Cannot Shoot:” Israeli Human-Right Group Takes Aim at Soldiers Taking Aim at Gaza Demonstrators

  “Sorry Commander, I Cannot Shoot:” Israeli Human-Right Group Takes Aim at Soldiers Taking Aim at Gaza Demonstrators

GAZA — Tens of thousands of residents in the besieged Gaza Strip plan on returning to the Israeli-controlled border Friday in defiance of menacing promises from Tel Aviv to use massive and disproportionate force. The event will occur exactly one week after the Israelis massacred 17 unarmed demonstrators with live ammunition on Palestinian Land Day.…

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Pre-Meditated Murder in Gaza, How Israel Provided Evidence of Its Own Crimes

  Pre-Meditated Murder in Gaza, How Israel Provided Evidence of Its Own Crimes

A week on from Israel’s deadly crackdown on Palestinian protests in the occupied Gaza Strip on Land Day it is clear that the killing of demonstrators constituted a case of pre-meditated murder. The evidence is overwhelming and almost entirely provided by Israeli officials themselves. First, consider the Israeli authorities’ preparations and open threats in the…

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CNN: Blaming the Palestinian Victim

  CNN: Blaming the Palestinian Victim

As Palestinians continue to struggle under the heavy, deadly hand of U.S.-sponsored Israeli oppression, the world’s governments mainly ignore them. This is business as usual for most governments, including U.S. officials, many of whom are ‘PEP’ – Progressive Except for Palestine. March 30 is Land Day in Palestine, a day commemorated annually to mark events…

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Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

  Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

GAZA — Tens of thousands of residents in the besieged Gaza Strip plan on returning to the Israeli-controlled border Friday in defiance of menacing promises from Tel Aviv to use massive and disproportionate force. The event will occur exactly one week after the Israelis massacred 17 unarmed demonstrators with live ammunition on Palestinian Land Day.…

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If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

  If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

GAZA – Over the weekend, outrage took hold as the state of Israel authorized more than 100 snipers to fire upon the demonstrations of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza. The Palestinians, participating in the “March of Great Return” to demand the right for exiled Palestinians to return to their ancestral lands, were fired upon while fleeing…

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Israeli Bombs Are Raining down on Gaza and No One Is Talking About It

  Israeli Bombs Are Raining down on Gaza and No One Is Talking About It

THE GAZA STRIP — (Analysis) With close to zero media coverage, particularly any analysis that is critical of the Israeli government and its policies, Israel has continued to pound the Gaza Strip with air strikes since the beginning of this year. In a separate report, MintPress News has documented the various human-rights abuses that Israel…

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