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Really shoddy Guardian article on the new U.N. report about ‘Operation Protective Edge’.

The article was written by Peter Beaumont, their Jerusalem correspondent. The most glaring misrepresentation in it – whether it’s deliberate or not – is when Beaumont writes that: More than 2,200 Palestinians, including hundreds of civilians, were killed during the fighting, … Continue reading

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Why actions must always speak louder than words.

Words: US condemns shelling of UN-run school in #Gaza, where 15 died http://t.co/zixBtLsf0j — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 30, 2014 Actions: !! MT @DannyNis: Pentagon approved immediate transfer of 120mm mortar rounds, grenades, other weapons from US bunkers in … Continue reading

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President of the Canadian Green Party channels Mark Regev.

Paul Estrin is the President of the Green Party of Canada. He recently shared his thoughts on the current fighting in Israel and Gaza. I thought his comments were worth going over in some detail, if only because they’re so … Continue reading

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The Times amplifies Israeli propaganda.

  And what The Goldstone Report found the last time Israel fired on hospitals in Gaza, and then accused Hamas of using them as military bases: ‘The Mission did not find any evidence to support the allegations that hospital facilities … Continue reading

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Owen Jones on having empathy for the devil.

In an article in Sunday’s Guardian, Jones writes about why he doesn’t think demonizing Israelis for supporting their governments current onslaught in Gaza is particularly useful. He says: ‘For those who want peace – including an end to the occupation … Continue reading

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David Cameron spoke to Benyamin Netanyahu today. Here’s what was said.

From the Gov.uk website: ‘The Prime Minister spoke to Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier this evening about the situation in Israel. The Prime Minister strongly condemned the appalling attacks being carried out by Hamas against Israeli civilians. The Prime Minister reiterated … Continue reading

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Recently published U.N. General Assembly report on ‘Children and armed Conflict’.

The report purports to give an overview of all the ways in which children were adversely affected – to put it mildly – in various conflict zones around the world in 2013. The section on Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories makes for … Continue reading

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