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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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At least 32 civilians killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.

As of the 23rd of October 2014, and according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights, 32 civilians have been killed by U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria since their onset on September 23rd. Given that it’s unlikely the Syrian Observatory of Human … Continue reading

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‘Protecting civilians’ in Syria.

Human Rights Watch on a U.S. cruise missile attack in Kafr Deryan, which is said to have killed at least 7 civilians, including women and children: Witness accounts suggest that the attack on the village harmed civilians but did not strike … Continue reading

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Report: 11 civilians killed and dozens wounded by U.S. bombing in Afghanistan.

AFP have published an article claiming that: ‘A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking strong condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticised the conduct of the NATO forces now leaving the … 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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