Gaza equivalent to Hiroshima.

Sobering thought re Gaza. “The head of the Palestinian bomb squad claimed, before he was killed, the total amount of explosive used on Gaza was between 18 and 20,000 tonnes, the equivalent of the Hiroshima bomb”

UN shields Israel from accountability for atrocities against children

Ramallah, June 8, 2015–Defense for Children International Palestine (DCIP) is deeply troubled by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s decision not to include Israel’s armed forces in his annual list of groups that commit grave violations of children’s rights. Each year, the UN Secretary-General submits a report on children and armed conflict to the UN Security Council…

A Challenge to Fatah & Hamas ~ by Stuart Littlewood

A challenge to Hamas/Fatah “I have to agree with the sentiment in this article..I hesitated to post it as it could undermine the efforts that some people are making but generally Government forces in Gaza and West Bank (& external Embassies) are appalling at promoting their cause. Whether they are under the Israeli jackboot or…

Amnesty whitewashes another massacre ~ by Paul de Rooij

“To clarify Amnesty’s position on Israel-Palestine, the rape analogy is again useful. The Israeli onslaught against the Palestinians and the decades of dispossession are equivalent to the gang rape of a woman held at knifepoint. While this is going on Amnesty’s role is akin to standing on the sidelines wringing its hands and bleating occasionally:…

Gaza ~ the forgotten people.

While war and violence rips holes out of the world..Gaza continues to tread rubble, mud, filth and misery. This is Gaza now in the rain and freezing storms that are sweeping the country. This is the legacy of Israeli violence and tyranny. This is the legacy of International betrayal and abandonment. This is Gaza. “Baby…

Thoughts from Gaza 2015 ~ Eileen Carr.

2015…thoughts from Gaza… “Yesterday and today I spoke with many friends in Gaza. Though they wished me a very happy new year and meant this most sincerely three people that I spoke with explained to me why it is that a time such as New Year is a particularly difficult. “Promises made to Palestine is…