Gaza victims fund – please help

13 August 2014 — PCHR

Dear friends, 

So many of you have been in touch asking – “what can we do to help?” We have all felt so powerless in the face of Israel’s onslaught. But now there is something you can do. 

In cooperation with the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza we have set up a legal fund which to help victims achieve justice in the courts.

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Category: Palestine

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 11 August 2014: The Palestinian Holocaust in Gaza

11 August 2014 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

UN Panel Appointed to Investigate Gaza Assault
IMEMC – The UN Human Rights Council has appointed a three-member panel to investigate possible humanitarian law violations during Israel’s Gaza assault, according to Ma’an. …
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Israeli army uses Gaza children as human shields By Rania Khalek

12 August 2014 — The Electronic Intifada

Since the assault on Gaza began, Israeli leaders and their supporters have repeatedly accused Hamas of using Palestinian civilians as human shields in an attempt to absolve Israel of responsibility for deliberately killing more than 1,600 Palestinian civilians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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The Anti-Empire Report #131 By William Blum; Cold War II

11 August 2014 — The Anti-Empire Report

Cold War Two

During Cold War One those of us in the American radical left were often placed in the position where we had to defend the Soviet Union because the US government was using that country as a battering ram against us. Now we sometimes have to defend Russia because it may be the last best hope of stopping TETATW (The Empire That Ate The World). Yes, during Cold War One we knew enough about Stalin, the show trials, and the gulags. But we also knew about US foreign policy.

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Antiwar protests spreading in Ukraine as gov’t wages all-out war in the southeast and NATO threatens Russia

31 July 2014 — Basics News

A rising wave of antiwar and anti-conscription protest is taking place in cities and towns across western Ukraine. The protests are prompted by the announcement of Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko ten days ago that a “third” military mobilization is now required for the war that his governing regime began waging against the population of eastern Ukraine three months ago. Kyiv calls the war an “anti-terrorist operation.”

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Category: Ukraine

PCHR Gaza-e 11 August 2014: Ongoing Israeli Offensive on Gaza:6 Palestinians, Including 4 Civilians, Killed, and 85 Others, Including 17 Children and 11 Women, Wounded; 14 Houses and One Mosque Destroyed

11 August 2014 — Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Press Releases
Ref: 124/2014
Date: 11 August 2014
Time: 07:00 GMT 

Ongoing Israeli Offensive on Gaza:

  • 6 Palestinians, Including 4 Civilians, Killed, and 85 Others, Including 17 Children and 11 Women, Wounded;
  • 14 Houses and One Mosque Destroyed

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Kiev’s War on Video

10 August 2014 — Slavyangrad.org – Original: The Unwashed Brain

Something unprecedented is happening in Ukraine.

For decades the US and its proxies have committed war crimes with total impunity. They’ve trampled on just about every humanitarian convention there’s ever been, and the most they’ve had to fear is a Wikileaks-type exposé in a safely distant future.

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Category: Propaganda, Ukraine

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 10 August 2014: ’Era of Oslo is over’

10 August 2014 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Israel & Palestinians agree on 72-hour ceasefire
IMEMC – A 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip is set to begin at midnight Monday morning, after Palestinian factions and Israeli authorities agreed to hold fire while negotiators work on terms for a longer truce. …
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Statewatch News Online, 11 August 2014: Mass surveillance of communications in the EU: CJEU judgment and DRIPA 2014/RIPA 2000 in the UK

11 August 2014 — Statewatch News Online

NEWS
http://www.statewatch.org/news/

1.    Statewatch Analysis: Mass surveillance of communications in the EU: CJEU judgment and DRIPA 2014/RIPA 2000 in the UK
2.    EU: Data adrift on the high seas: work continues on connecting maritime surveillance systems
3.    UK: National Extremism Coordination Unit: Re-visiting NETCU – Police Collaboration with industry
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Wikileaks: Ban Ki-Moon Worked with Israel to Undermine UN Report

9 August 2014 — Telesur

The General Secretary of United Nations (UN) Ban Ki-Moon collaborated in secret with Israel and the United States to weaken the effects of a Board of Inquiry’s report accusing Israel of human rights violations in Gaza in Dec. 2008 – Jan. 2009.

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