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The children in Gaza have names

B’Tselem learned from the media today that the Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA) had rejected an appeal against IBA Radio’s refusal to air a spot in which the names of Gazan children killed during Operation Protective Edge were read out. In response, B’Tselem posted the censored spot on Facebook. Within hours, almost 300,000 people had been exposed to the names and the post was shared more than 900 times.

Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada

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Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest
Source: Financial Times

With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet.

Since the killing last month of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian teenager, by Jewish extremists, the city has seen protests and rioting nearly every night — usually clashes between Arab youths and Israeli police or soldiers. It has accelerated this week, when more than 100 young Palestinians were arrested over two nights. Continue reading ‘Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada’

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Sony produces components for Israeli war drones

These are Sony pieces that Palestinians in Gaza discovered in Khozaa, Khan Younes. After inquiring with several engineers, they were told that this might be a part of an Israeli drone. An Israeli drone uses camera to identify the target, records it, and then shoot to kill. These pieces are believed to a drone as a lens, RG socket, and places to insert disks were found.

10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!

At a time when the world is denouncing Israel’s atrocities towards the people of Gaza, Zionists converge in their capital announcing their intentions to urge their government to continue their genocidal rampage. If these people are not monsters, then what are they?

arutz sheva logo 10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!

10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!
Rabin Square sees the first major demonstration since the country went to war against Hamas on July 8.
By AFP, Gil Ronen
First Publish: 8/14/2014, 7:28 PM

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Around 10,000 Israelis poured into downtown Tel Aviv late Thursday, calling on the government and the army to end Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza once and for all.

It was the first major demonstration in Israel since the country went to war against Hamas on July 8, launching a punishing air campaign followed by a ground offensive designed to stop rocket attacks and destroy attack tunnels.

Organizers said the rally united people across Israel’s often bitter divides of left and right-wing, as well as religious and secular Jewish communities. Continue reading ’10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!’

George Galloway: Bradford is an Israel-free Zone

British MP for Bradford West, George Galloway, says the area he represents will reject all anything Israeli — including tourists — in wake of Gaza operations: “We reject this illegal, barbarous, savage state that calls itself Israel.” He was speaking at a meeting of his Respect Party in Leeds over the weekend when he made the comments. Galloway also urged residents of Leeds “to do the same.”

“We have declared Bradford an Israel-free zone,” he says at the beginning of the recording.

“We don’t want any Israeli goods. We don’t want any Israeli services. We don’t want any Israeli academics, coming to the university or the college. We don’t even want any Israeli tourists to come to Bradford, if any of them had thought of doing so,” he says.

“We reject this illegal, barbarous, savage state that calls itself Israel. And you have to do the same,” he concluded.