Viva Palestina 5 in Ancona, a photo essay By Mary Rizzo

25 September, 2010 — Palestine Think Tank

Written by Mary Rizzo, Photographs by Daniela Filippin

Palestinian flag made by an Italian activist's mother.
Palestinian flag made by an Italian activist’s mother. It is being brought to Gaza

Yesterday, the Viva Palestina 5 convoy arrived in Ancona to end the first leg of their land journey, and sail closer to the final destination. We all think the destination is Gaza, Palestine, but actually, it’s freedom for all of us. Nobody among us is really free if we allow the atrocities against the Palestinian people to continue, and breaking the siege, while not in our power, is just one of the most urgent things that needs to be done.

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NO2ID Supporters’ Newsletter No. 158 – 23rd September 2010: Identity Documents Bill passes 3rd Reading

26 September, 2010


Challenging the authoritarian thinking behind the ID scheme was always going to be much tougher than defeating ID cards. Repealing the Identity Cards Act is essential, but has not killed the database state. We are still seeing ‘new’ bureaucratic project that simply re-package the same mass-surveillance concepts.

Just this week, there was publicity about an academic research project, “INDECT”, that proposes the “continuous and automatic monitoring” of public resources – web sites, discussion forums, peer-to-peer networks and even individual computers. It has obtained an EU grant.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 25 September, 2010: Clegg now singing off Zionist hymn-sheet

25 September, 2010 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Following The Killing of Jerusalem Infant, Clashes Renew Leading To Dozens Of Injuries
IMEMC – 25 Sep 2010 – Sunday September 26, 2010 – 00:51, After an infant from Al Esawiyya in East Jerusalem died due to teargas inhalation on Friday, clashes were reported Saturday evening between dozens of residents and Israeli soldiers leading to dozens of injuries among the residents.

Palestinian AP Cameraman Deliberately Targeted, Beaten By The Army
IMEMC – 25 Sep 2010 – Sunday September 26, 2010 – 00:15, The Palestinian Journalists Union reported Saturday that Nasser Shiokhy, a cameraman working for the Associated Press, was deliberately attacked and beaten by an army commander and a group of soldiers in his battalion in Bethlehem and Beit Ummar near Hebron.

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