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Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Arrests underway in Toronto Israeli Consulate Sit-in
2009-01-07
Jewish Women for Gaza
Police have moved in to arrest a group of Jewish Canadian women who are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. The women took their action in protest against th...
Barcelona Hosts Women’s Boat to Gaza (WBG) for their inaugural journey‏
2016-09-12
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Barcelona, Spain – From September 12-14, the sailing vessels Amal-Hope and Zaytouna-Oliva will dock at Bosch i Alsina in the port of Barcelona where various events (concerts, talks, nonviolent works...
Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza
2008-11-19
Health Professionals Against the Siege of Gaza
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and esse...
Call from Gaza for Global Response to Killings on the Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
Sources News Releases
We Gaza based Palestinian Civil Society Organizations and International activists call on the international community and civil society to pressure their governments and Israel to cease the abductions...
Canada Has Blood On Its Hands!
2009-02-07
On February 9th, a day before the Israeli elections, concerned Canadians will demonstrate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in a peaceful vigil to urge the Canadian government to challenge Israeli impunity...
Canadian Boat to Gaza announces the delegates who will be aboard the Tahrir
2011-06-16
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2 Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a ran...
Canadian Health Professionals Call for Ceasefire and Ending the Siege of Gaza
2009-02-09
Canadian health professionals unequivocally protest against the Israeli siege and invasion of Gaza and against the Canadian Governmentâ##s support of Israel in its complicity in this massacre.
Canadian Health Professionals Support Flotilla 2 and its Mission to Break the Siege of Gaza
2011-07-02
Canadian health professionals join with people from across Canada in support of Flotilla II, the fleet of boats carrying over one thousand courageous people aiming to break the Israeli blockade of Gaz...
Canadian Jewish Group Calls for Independent Inquiry on Flotilla Tragedy
2010-06-08
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada calls for independent inquiry on the Gaza flotilla tragedy.
Canadian Jewish Organization Salutes Jewish Boat to Gaza
2010-09-26
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish organization endorses Jewish boat to Gaza to provide relief from Israeli siege.
Canadian Voice of Women demands an immediate ceasefire
2012-11-21
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace supports the United Nations demand for an immediate ceasefire. VOW is calling on the Canadian government & all opposition parties to act immediately to stop this ...
Cease Fire Now
2008-12-30
Gush Shalom
On behalf of thousands of Israelis who have demonstrated in the streets of Tel-Aviv within hours after the start of the war, we demand: To stop at once the attack on Gaza!
Children's art from Gaza opens Mar. 9 in Vancouver with speakers on children's rights, post-traumatic stress
2012-03-02
Child's View From Gaza Committee
The Mar. 9 Vancouver opening of art exhibit created by children in Gaza features Barbara Lubin of Middle East Children's Alliance on children's rights and a video interview with Dr. Eyad el-Sarraj of ...
Children's art from Gaza to be shown in Vancouver in March
2012-02-27
A Child's View From Gaza Committee
Art created by children in Gaza after Israel's bombardment of Gaza in 2008 is to be shown in various locations in Vancouver Mar 9 - 16. Original show in Oakland, Ca. cancelled after pro-Israel groups...
Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes
2009-04-06
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes.
Communication severed with flotilla media
2010-06-01
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urges the Israeli authorities to release a list of the journalists who were arrested during yesterday#s raid on the humanitarian flotilla and to say where they are being held...
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
2014-07-24
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
2009-11-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
Demonstrate against the Israeli Assault on Gaza ! Lift the Siege!
2009-01-08
Join us this Saturday at 11:00 to demand that the Canadian government call for an immediate halt to Israel 's attacks and an end to the siege of Gaza! Followed by Free Gaza - A Teach-In, 1:00 - 5:30 s...
Dignite attacked: one Canadian on board Gaza-bound French boat
2011-07-19
Organizers of the Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG), the Tahrir, lost contact with the French flagged boat Dignité from the Freedom Flotilla II, at 10:10AM local time when the boat was in international w...
Dignite delegates deported by Israel
2011-07-21
Canadian Boat to Gaza Update. The Freedom Flotilla 2 delegates from the Dignite-Karama have been deported by Israel, including Stephan Corriveau of the Tahrir, who arrived back in Canada Wednesday.
Dignite on the Last Leg of Voyage to Gaza
2011-07-19
Small French ship carrying a message that cannot be silenced.
A dramatic reading of a searing, personal account of bombing of Gaza
2010-01-18
Beit Zatoun House
Inaugural Event at New Toronto Art and Culture Venue - Beit Zatoun. A dramatic reading of SEVEN DAYS FROM A GAZA DIARY, on 1st anniversary of Israeli assault on Gaza. In Toronto; Saturday January 3...
Emergency Gaza Update 28.12.2008
2008-12-29
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Al-Mezan Center (Gaza) and the Palestin
Targeting of civilians and/of medical facilities is a breach of international humanitarian law. The targets chosen by the Israeli military include also clearly civilian installations.
Freedom and Safety of Journalists in Gaza Must be Upheld, says IFJ
2014-07-20
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists has demanded that Israeli forces respect the rights of journalists in Gaza and has issued a renewed appeal for journalists in the region to take all necessa...
Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human
2011-06-23
Canadian Boat to Gaza
People from across Canada are rallying in support of the Canadian boat to Gaza which is part of the international convoy Freedom Flotilla II.
Freedom Flotilla III sets sail: #NextPortGaza
2015-06-26
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Today, June 27th 2015 (4 am in Gaza), four boats of the 2015 the Freedom Flotilla III set sail from their final European points of departure. Through nonviolent resistance they will challenge the ille...
French boat Dignite of the Freedom Flotilla II leaves Greece
2011-07-18
The French boat “Dignite/Karama” (Dignity) left the Greek island Kastellorizo around 8:30PM local time on Saturday July 16, 2011, heading south.
Gaza's civilians, still unable to rebuild one year after Operation Cast Lead, 'betrayed' by international community
2009-12-22
Oxfam
The international community has betrayed the people of Gaza by failing to back their words with effective action to secure the ending of the Israeli blockade which is preventing reconstruction and rec...
Gisha to Israeli Ministers: Stop Using Civilians in Gaza as a Weapon to Enforce the Ceasefire
2008-12-18
Gisha
New Legal Opinion Published: Not a siege, not a blockade, not an economic sanction â## closure and collective punishment. Punishing civilians in response to rocket fire by militants is illegal.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Hamas forces attack journalists covering Gaza protest
2011-03-16
Committee to Protect Journalists
Hamas security forces attacked local journalists covering a peaceful demonstration calling for Palestinian national unity on Tuesday. At least one journalist was taken to the hospital after being beat...
IFJ Blames Hamas for Political Interference after Take-Over of PJS Office in Gaza
2011-10-14
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today accused the Hamas administration in Gaza of attempting to destabilize the leadership of the Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate (PJS).
IFJ calls on Israeli authorities to allow PJS senior official travel out of Gaza
2015-06-29
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on Israeli authorities to allow a senior official of its affiliate the Palestinian Journalist Syndicate (PJS) to travel out of the Gaza strip to...
IFJ Condemns Gaza Attack and Demands International Inquiry after Reports of Media Casualties
2010-05-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists today reacted with shock at the news of the brutal attacks on civilians, including journalists, by Israeli forces in the assault on a flotilla that yesterda...
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
2009-05-02
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
IFJ Joins Call for Release of Palestinian Journalists Held in Israel
2011-09-08
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined the call by its affiliate in Palestine, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), and Al Jazeera for the immediate release of journali...
IFJ Led Delegation Visits Gaza to Provide Solidarity and Support to Journalists
2014-09-12
International Federation of Journalists
Leaders of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), its affiliate the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), and a number of leading Egyptian journalists have concluded a two-day solidarit...
IFJ Strongly Condemns Killing of Palestinian Media Worker Hamid Shihab
2014-07-11
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has strongly condemned the killing of Palestinian media worker Hamid Shibab in Gaza on Wednesday 9 July.
IFJ Urges Unity and Fresh Start for Journalists in Palestine
2009-03-26
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists calls on Palestinian media to stand up and unite for their profession and said it was ready to support fresh efforts for better relations with political lea...
IFJ Welcomes "Historic Opportunity" as Palestinian Journalists Agree to Hold Congress
2009-12-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists welcomes the decision by the Palestine Journalists' Syndicate (PJS) yesterday to hold a Congress to elect a new leadership and rebuild the unity and solidar...
IFJ Welcomes Successful Safety Training for Gaza Journalists in Egypt
2009-04-24
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the successful safety training organised for Gaza Journalists which took place in Cairo from 20 to 22 April.
Inaugural Event: A dramatic reading of a personal account of bombing of Gaza
2010-01-25
Beit Zatoun House
New Toronto Art and Culture Venue - Beit Zatoun. Inaugural Event: A dramatic reading of SEVEN DAYS FROM A GAZA DIARY, on 1st anniversary of Israeli assault on Gaza. In Toronto; Saturday January 30 a...
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts publishes special report on the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip
2009-04-06
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Socie
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) published today its special report on the Israe...
International Witnesses Speak Out from Gaza
2008-12-27
Human Rights Defenders from Lebanon, the UK, Poland, Canada, Spain, Italy and Australia are present in Gaza and are witnessing and documenting the current Israeli attacks on Gaza.
International Women's Delegation Granted Entry to Gaza
2009-03-09
International Womenâ##s Delegation Granted Entry to Gaza. Novelist Alice Walker, parents of Rachel Corrie and 58 others, including six Canadians, spend International Womenâ##s Day in war-torn territor...
Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza
2009-06-30
Human Rights Watch
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports 2 Human Rights advocates to Canada
2015-07-02
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, who were on board the Freedom Flotilla III boat Marianne, headed towards Gaza when it was seized by Israeli forces early Monday morning, are returning t...
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
2009-06-17
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israeli government openly threatens journalists planning to sail with Gaza flotilla
2011-06-27
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Israeli government’s attempts to intimidate journalists who plan to travel with a flotilla of ships that will set sail in the next few days in an attempt to brea...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
2015-04-05
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Israeli military asked to explain how Gaza media building came to be hit by explosion
2009-01-15
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Israeli military to investigate and explain exactly how a 16-storey building in Gaza City that houses several news organisations including Reuters came to be hit...
Israel's attack on Gaza is a 'Pillar of War Crimes', says Jewish human rights group
2012-11-15
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish human rights group criticizes Israel's latest attack.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Jewish group condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) has expressed shock and outrage in response to the deaths and injuries of participants in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla at the hands of the Israeli navy.
Jewish group rejects B'nai Brith censorship of Manitoba high school exam
2010-06-13
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) condemns Manitoba Education Minister Nancy Allan for caving in to a demand to censor a question on the province's Grade 12 final Language Arts examination. IJV-C als...
Jewish group slams Israel for cutting off mail to Gaza
2010-08-12
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish group criticizes Israeli cut-off of mail to Gaza
Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate in Toronto
2009-01-07
A group of Jewish-Canadian women occupied the Israeli Consulate in Toronto in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people of Gaza. See a video at http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=ln0zFRg0...
Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate in Toronto
2009-01-07
Jewish Women for Gaza
A diverse group of Jewish Canadian women are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. This action is in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people...
Journalists banned from going to Gaza Strip
2002-02-14
Reporters Without Borders
Le Bateau Canadien Pour Gaza Presente Quelques Un-e-s des Delegu-e-s qui Seront a Bord du Tahrir
2011-06-16
D’ici la fin juin, le bateau canadien Tahrir se joindra à la Flottille de la Liberté II - Rester humains. Des délégué-e-s de la société civile provenant de tous les coins du pays, des partenaires inte...
Le bateau francais Dignite-Al Karama est sorti des eaux grecques
2011-07-18
Le bateau franais Dignite-Al Karama a quitte l'Ile de Kastellorizo en Grece, vers 20h30 heure locale, aujourd'hui 16 juillet 2011, en direction du sud.
Le blocus de Gaza s’etend jusqu’aux cotes grecques!
2011-07-01
Bateau canadien pour Gaza
Alors qu’il tente de prendre la mer, le Bateau canadien pour Gaza, le Tahrir, est retenu en Grèce.
Le Tahrir finira par naviguer
2011-07-10
Nous nous rendrons par mer, par les airs et dans les medias jusqu' ce que cesse le blocus et que la Palestine soit liberee.
Le Tahrir, le bateau canadien pour Gaza de la Flottille de la liberte II, levera l’ancre aujourd’hui
2011-07-04
Le bateau canadien pour Gaza
Beneficiant du soutien de la societe civile grecque et du public partout au monde, le Tahrir prend la mer aujourd’hui.
Letter regarding Israel's attack on Gaza and international law
2009-01-19
Israel's attack on Gaza constitutes a war crime in that it is disproportionate to the threat posed and violates international humanitarian law on at least grounds: Collective punishment, Targeting Civ...
Massacre In Gaza Black Saturday
2008-12-27
UHWC asks you, to issue a strong Last Appeal Statement condemning Israelâ##s human rights violations against the Palestinian people and to demand a cessation of this military offensive.
Media involved in several incidents since start of Israeli offensive against Gaza Strip
2008-12-30
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about several incidents affecting the news media since Israel began its air strikes on the Gaza Strip on 27 December, including the bombing of the headquarters o...
Montrealers lay siege to Israeli Consulate: Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada
2009-01-08
Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada. Early Thursday, January 8th Montrealers blockaded the Israeli Consulate in Montreal in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on...
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
2009-01-14
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
New solidarity ship to sail to Gaza on June 25
2009-06-20
Free Gaza Movement
On June 25th, the Free Gaza movement will set sail on its eighth mission to break Israelâ##s horrific siege and collective punishment of 1.5 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
Newspaper reporter arrested as she returns to Israel from Gaza Strip
2009-05-14
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders condemns Israeli newspaper reporter Amira Hassâ##s arrest at the Erez border crossing yesterday as she returned to Israel after spending four months in the Gaza Strip reporti...
Nobel Prize Nominee and Israeli Peace Activist visits Canada on 'Gaza' tour
2009-01-12
Jeff Halper, an Israeli human rights activist, anthropology professor, coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee is on a cross-Canada sp...
Operation Cast Lead: News control as a military objective
2009-02-17
Reporters without Borders
Control of news in time of war has become a military objective.
Ouvrez la bande de Gaza A  la presse !
2009-01-09
Ouvrez la bande de Gaza A  la presse ! Appel des mA#dias du monde entier et de Reporters sans frontiA#res aux autoritA#s israA#liennes.
Palestinian students In Gaza prevented from pursuing studies
2008-10-21
Friends of Humanity International
Friends of Humanity International calls on the Egyptian authorities to resolve the dilemma of the Palestinians students who are studying abroad and all those besieged in the Gaza Strip.
Public Health students examine the disease of Occupation, joined by founder of Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
2011-03-17
Public Health Social Justice Collective
Graduate students from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are calling for discussion on the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. The Public Health Social Justice Collective challenges me...
Rapport de la Bande de Gaza pour Ouvrir l'Exposition d'Art pour Enfants
2012-03-07
Child's View From Gaza Committee
Vancouver - Regard d'enfants sur Gaza comprend des uvres surprenantes et courageuses sur le papier en utilisant colorie, peintures et des marqueurs par les enfants qui ont survcu l'attaque militaire ...
Release of Al Jazeera journalists held by Israelis
2009-07-07
Reporters without Borders
The two Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested on 30 June have been released from Ramleh prison, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv.
Ricardh J. Goldstone Appointed to Lead Human Rights Council Fact-Finding Mission on Gaza Conflict
2009-04-06
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council today announced the appointment of Richard J. Goldstone to lead an independent fact-finding mission to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations r...
Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories Speaking in Toronto
2009-09-20
NECEF
Richard Falk, the UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, will be speaking in Toronto next Sunday September 27th at 2pm. at 155 College St. Room 610.
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza
2008-12-23
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza. This Friday at our weekly vigil, we will mark the season with a Christmas tree decorated with barbed wire to depict the prison-like conditions ...
Sources welcomes Independent Jewish Voices
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitme...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
The blockade of Gaza reaches the shores of Greece!
2011-07-01
Canadian Boat to Gaza
As it attempts to sail, the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir, blockaded in Greece. Greek coast guard are now on board the Tahrir attempting to arrest Sandra Ruch, Jewish Canadian member of the Canada...
The Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG), the Tahrir, to set sail today as part of Freedom Flotilla II
2011-07-04
Canadian Boat to Gaza
With the support of Greek civil society and people from all around the world the Tahrir is casting off from Greece today.
The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive
2009-03-23
Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel in a Report on Medical Ethics during the War on Gaza:"The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive"
The Outcry of Worldwide Authentic Judaism Condemning the Genocide in Occupied Palestine
2009-01-06
Worldwide Authentic Orthodox Judaism strongly condemns the genocide being carried out by the Zionist occupation army through air attacks on Gaza city.
The Tahrir Will Sail Again
2011-07-10
We will keep coming by sea, by air, by land and in the media until the blockade collapses and Palestine is free.
Toronto Peace Activists March in Solidarity to End the Illegal Siege of Gaza
2009-12-20
Gaza Freedom March committee
On December 31, 2009, more than 1,300 citizens from across the world (including more than 55 Canadians) will join with an estimated 50,000 Palestinians in a peaceful march to the Erez border crossing ...
United Nations Joint Statement
2010-05-31
Joint Statement of Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency.
UNRWA suspends food distribution in Gaza
2008-12-18
UNRWA
Food distribution for both emergency and regular programs in Gaza will be suspended from 18 December until further notice. All crossings for goods into the Strip are closed and no humanitarian supplie...
Urgent Call for Immediate International Intervention
2009-01-04
Palestinian Medical Relief Society and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel
The Palestinian Medical Relief Society and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel call for urgent and immediate intervention by the international community, and especially the Quartet, for the enforcement...
Urgent Statement by Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews Worldwide
2008-12-09
NetureiI Karta of The Orthodox Jewry of Palestine
It is time for leaders with a sense of morality and courage to stand up and finally declare ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
2009-07-01
FreeGaza
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...
Zaytouna-Oliva leaves Ajaccio, Corsica for Messina, Italy - its final European port before sailing to break the illegal blockade of Gaza
2016-09-20
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Ajaccio, Corsica, France: The Women’s Boat to Gaza (Zaytouna-Oliva) left the port of Ajaccio at 09:30 this morning. It is due to arrive later this week in Messina, Sicily, Italy, w
Zaytouna-Oliva departs for Gaza
2016-09-27
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Messina, Italy: This morning at 9:50 am, women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007...

Sources Select Resources

Abandoned in the Cold and Dark
Living Under Siege people of Gaza
Murphy, dylan
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The world has forgotten Gaza, its women and children. The people of Gaza are being crushed under the Israeli blockade which severely restricts essential supplies coming into the strip. The blockade is...
Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Israel desperately covets Gaza's gas as a 'cheap stop-gap' yielding revenues of $6-7 billion a year, writes Nafeez Ahmed. But first Hamas must be 'uprooted' from Gaza, and Fatah bullied into cutting o...
Breaking the last taboo - Gaza and the threat of world war
Pilger, John
Article
2014
John Pilger
Pilger discusses the attack on Gaza and the denial of justice to Palestinians. He warns against the threat of a new world war growing by the day.
Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease
What's Next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
TomDispatch.com
On August 26th, 2014, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of dest...
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
Sources News Release
Article
2014
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Crossing Rafah
Heading to Gaza
Barber, Johnny
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The deafening silence around the Hamas proposal for a 10-year truce
Albanese, Francesca
Article
2014
Mondoweiss
The Western media have ignored the proposal from Hamas and Islamic Jihad for a 10-year-truce on the basis of 10 - very reasonable - conditions.
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
'Disgustingly Biased' - The Corporate Media On The Gaza Massacre
Article
2014
Media Lens
The bias in failing to report the brutalisation of a trapped, impoverished people under occupation is staggering.
Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza - Debunked
Israel claims that it is merely exercising its right to self-defense and that Gaza is no longer occupied. Here's what you need to know about
Erakat, Noura
Article
2014
The Nation
Israel has killed almost 800 Palestinians in the past 21 days in the Gaza Strip alone; its onslaught continues. The UN estimates that more than 74 percent of those killed are civilians. Israel does no...
The Flotilla In The Israeli Press
Cohen, Ran Ha
Article
2010
Countercurrents
An analysis of Israeli media propaganda in the wake of Israel's attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.
Freedom Flotilla III sets sail: #NextPortGaza
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Today, June 27th 2015 (4 am in Gaza), four boats of the 2015 the Freedom Flotilla III set sail from their final European points of departure. Through nonviolent resistance they will challenge the ille...
Fuck Hamas! Fuck Israel! Gaza youth offers up a cry of despair
Rapid global reaction to cyber-manifesto surprises its drafters
Carbajosa, Ana
Article
2011
The Guardian
A group of Palestinian youth put out a manifesto that calls for an end to divisive party politics in Gaza and the West Bank. The youth want peace and freedom.
Gaza: Health System in Collapse
Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, Judith; Abdul-Qadir, Reem; Santa Barbara, Joanna
Article
2008
The extremity of suffering in Gaza is little known in the West. Underlying the health emergency is the Israeli military's destruction of Gaza's basic infrastructure and Israel's closure of all Gaza's ...
Gaza in Ruins
Prashad, Vijay
Article
2015
Counterpunch
Gaza is a ruin, populated by nearly two million people. The July-August 2014 bombardment of this tiny enclave by Israel resulted in over 2,500 dead Palestinians and an infrastructure -- already weak -...
Gaza - is annexation Israel's 'permanent solution'?
The real estate of Gaza would be an additional boon - and a highly valuable one, releasing 365 square kilometres of prime development land,
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2014
The Ecologist
As Israel pursues its war on Gaza with ever-increasing ferocity, and with 25% of Gaza's people forced from their homes, what's the final objective? It's unthinkable that Israel's aim is to 'cleanse' t...
Gaza: Israel's $4 billion gas grab
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
The Ecologist
The purpose of Israel's escalating assault on Gaza is to control the Territory's 1.4 trillion cubic feet of gas - and so keep Palestine poor and weak, gain massive export revenues, and avert its own d...
Gaza: water crisis grows as Israel targets essential infrastructure
Gandolfo, Luisa
Article
2014
Ecologist
Israel's war on Gaza has seen the systematic and widespread destruction of civilian infrastructure essential for human survival. This represents an apparently deliberate 'cutting off of life support' ...
Gaza: What Would Lincoln Do?
Sasha, Malia: Tell Your Parents About Sara al-Dalou!
Kelley, Robin
Article
2012
CounterPunch
The point of invoking Lincoln is not to guess what he might do in Obama’s shoes, but to reflect on what he did when forced to balance political calculus, the rule of law, and moral and humanitarian co...
Gaza's Torment, Israel's Crimes, Our Responsibilities
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
It is important to understand what life is like in Gaza when Israel’s behavior is “restrained,” in between the regular manufactured crises like this one. When Israel is on “good behavior,” more than t...
Gaza's women of steel
Gadzo, Mersiha
Article
2017
Al Jazeera
Gadzo interviews three different women in Gaza who have taken on difficult, yet culturally progressive, employment in the wake of the region's economic devastation.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
The Goldstone report and the battle for legitimacy
Falk, Richard
Article
2009
Electronic Intifada
It may yet be the case that, as in the anti-apartheid struggle, the shift in the relation of forces in the Palestinians' favour will occur not through diplomacy or as a result of armed resistance, but...
Guernica, 1937 / Gaza, 2014
Only the Insignias Change
Pollack, Norman
Article
2014
CounterPunch
I invoke the Guernica example, not for spurious comparison or analogy, but because its occurrence is inscribed in the very DNA of modern historical oppression, in this case possessing precisely the sa...
Guernica Written With the Hands and Hearts of Children
Article
2009
Alternative Information Center
The keynote speaker at the launch of the exhibition Gaza's childrens' paintings, referred to the paintings as 'a toxic cargo of beautiful but unwelcome images which it is necessary that we see and ack...
Hamas Rocket Launches Don't Explain Israel's Gaza Destruction -- Israeli Forces' Manipulated Figures and Fake Evidence
Porter, Gareth
Article
2014
Global Research
Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Isra...
The Hijacking of the Marianne by "The Pirates of the Mediterranean"
Arbuthnot, Felicity
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
In the early hours of the morning (local time) of June 29th, three Israeli Navy ships intercepted and hijacked a Swedish flagged ship, the Marianne av Göteborg on route to Gaza in the State of Palesti...
How Truth Slips Down The Memory Hole
Pilger, John
Article
2007
John Pilger, applies to current events Orwell's description in '1984' of how the Ministry of Truth consigned embarrassing truth to a memory hole. He highlights the killing of a Palestinian cameraman b...
Hypocrisy Reigns
Don't Forsake the Struggle
Blum, William
Article
2010
CounterPunch
When Israel labels as "terrorists" the ship passengers who offered some resistance to the Israeli invaders, who points out that the passengers who resisted the 9-11 highjackers on the plane which cras...
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
IFJ Led Delegation Visits Gaza to Provide Solidarity and Support to Journalists
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
Leaders of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), its affiliate the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), and a number of leading Egyptian journalists have concluded a two-day solidarit...
IFJ Welcomes Successful Safety Training for Gaza Journalists in Egypt
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the successful safety training organised for Gaza Journalists which took place in Cairo from 20 to 22 April.
Impressions of Gaza
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2012
Israeli Occupation Archive (IOA)
Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it ...
Israel Continues to Cripple Gaza with its Sea Blockade
Littlewood, Stuart
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The Jerusalem Post reports that the Swedish boat Marianne with 18 passengers has been "interdicted" by Israeli commandos 85 miles from the Gaza coast and towed to Ashdod. The three other vessels in th...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports 2 Human Rights advocates to Canada
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, who were on board the Freedom Flotilla III boat Marianne, headed towards Gaza when it was seized by Israeli forces early Monday morning, are returning t...
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israel showed restraint in Gaza before attacking? You must be kidding
Hass, Amira
Article
2014
Haaretz
Israeli journalist Amira Hass, writing in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, demolishes some myths.
Israel spraying toxins over Palestinian crops in Gaza
Aldabbour, Belal
Article
2016
Aljazeera
Khan Younis, Gaza Strip - On January 7, 2016, a low-flying agricultural aircraft sprayed herbicides on to Palestinian farmlands along the eastern border, eradicating or damaging up to 162 hectares of ...
Israeli airstrike destroys press car, killing Palestinian media worker
Article
2014
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Israel Defense Forces' airstrike on a car clearly marked as a press vehicle in Gaza City in early July, 2014.
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Israel's starvation diet for Gaza
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
Electronic Intifada
Israel’s calculating of daily caloric needs shows how it manages the lives of Palestinians in Gaza in almost microscopic detail.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Justice in the News: A Response to the targetting of media in Gaza
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists and Federation of Arab Journalists
A mission to Gaza found that media were subject to intimidation and direct military assault and deliberately prevented from working freely. The findings confirm evidence of frequent targeting of media...
The Killings Fields of Gaza
Asymmetric Warfare
Green, Colin
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Revelations from Israeli sources such as ‘Breaking the Silence’ and ‘Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’ that the Israeli assaults on Gaza in 2008/9 (Cast Lead) and 2012 (Pillars of Defence) were plan...
Let's talk about Gaza, Sderot and the racist valuation of lives
David, Ben Lilach
Article
2014
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A frank discussion about everything we don’t mention when talking about rockets and bombs and Gaza. Let’s talk about fear, about poverty, about angst and about racism.
Meet the man crowd-funding Gaza's first English library
Gadzo, Mersiha
Article
2017
Al Jazeera
Mosab Abu Toha, works to expand his collection of English books to create a public library that will enrich the lives and society within Gaza during the Israeli occupation.
The Monster That Israel Helped Create
Malik, Kenan
Article
2014
Pandaemonium
There is a terrible irony in Israel’s current assault on Gaza. More than 200 Palestinians have died in an onslaught supposedly aimed at weakening Hamas and degrading its capacity to fire rockets into ...
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
NBC News Pulls Veteran Reporter from Gaza After Witnessing Israeli Attack on Children
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2014
The Intercept
Ayman Mohyeldin, the NBC News correspondent who personally witnessed yesterday’s killing by Israel of four Palestinian boys on a Gazan beach and who has received widespread praise for his brave and in...
Newspaper reporter arrested as she returns to Israel from Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders condemns Israeli newspaper reporter Amira Hassâ##s arrest at the Erez border crossing yesterday as she returned to Israel after spending four months in the Gaza Strip reporti...
Noam Chomsky: Palestine 2012 - Gaza and the UN resolution
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2012
Independent Australian Jewish Voices
An analysis of the political context of Gaza since the first free elections in the Middle East were held.
On Israel, Ukraine and Truth
The Return of George Orwell and Big Brother's War
Pilger, John
Article
2014
CounterPunch
As advanced societies are de-politicised, the changes are both subtle and spectacular. In everyday discourse, political language is turned on its head, as Orwell prophesised in 1984. "Democracy" is no...
Operation Cast Lead: News control as a military objective
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Control of news in time of war has become a military objective.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016
Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Palestine is not an environment story
How I was censored by The Guardian for writing about Israel's war for Gaza's gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
Medium.com
After writing for The Guardian for over a year, my contract was unilaterally terminated because I wrote a piece on Gaza that was beyond the pale.
Palestine, War and the Lethal Role of Journalists
Two Films by John Pilger
Article
2014
Counterpunch
John Pilger first made the film ‘Palestine Is Still The Issue‘ in 1977. It told how almost a million Palestinians had been forced off their land in 1948, and again in 1967. Twenty five years later, in...
The Pattern (Musically Annotated)
From the Annals of Occupation
Rovics, David
Article
2014
Counterpunch
The war of words heats up. Israeli and US leaders are all over the airwaves, saying Israel has a right to defend itself and that Hamas is responsible for all deaths on both sides. The news organizatio...
Propaganda, State Religion and the Attack on the Gaza Peace Flotilla - Part 1
Article
2010
Medialens
We are trained to react to violent acts, not on the basis of their objective legality and human cost, but on the basis of the perceived legitimacy of the people committing the act. Violence committed ...
Questions about Israel's attack on Gaza
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
Connexions
Why do these terrible outbreaks of violence keep happening? Written during the Israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014.
Some deaths really matter - The disproportionate coverage of Israeli and Palestinian Killings
Article
2014
Media Lens
Documening that the deaths of Israelis is far more heavily weighted than those of Palestinian deaths, garnering more media coverage.
To the family of the one thousandth victim of Israel’s genocidal slaughter in Gaza
Pappe, Ilan
Article
2014
Electronic Intifada
This is 2014 — the destruction of Gaza is well documented. This is not 1948 when Palestinians had to struggle hard to tell their story of horror; so many of the crimes Zionist committed then where hid...
The True Gaza Backstory
It's About Land, Stupid
Fisk, Robert
Article
2014
CounterPunch
How come all those Palestinians – all 1.5 million – are crammed into Gaza in the first place? Well, their families once lived, didn’t they, in what is now called Israel? And got chucked out – or fled ...
The Truth Behind The Israeli Propaganda
Fisk, Robert
Article
2010
The amazing thing in all this is that so many Western journalists - and I'm including the BBC's pusillanimous coverage of the Gaza aid ships - are writing like Israeli journalists, while many Israeli ...
Turning Blood into Money
Profiting from Killing
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2013
Dissident Voice
Yotam Feldman’s documentary The Lab, released in August, is one of the most important exposés of the obscene rationale and execution of Israel’s hugely lucrative arms and security industries through...
A View from Gaza
This Is a Brutal Attack, Not a "Military Operation"
El-Farra, Mona
Article
2014
Common Dreams
In Gaza, recent Israeli military attacks by sea, air and via artillery shells are not part of a war or a military operation though it may look so. It is collective punishment and it is a brutal attac...
What the American Media Won't Tell You About Israel
The savage punishment of Gaza traces back to decades ago.
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2012
AlterNet
An old man in Gaza held a placard that read: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us al...
Which came first? Palestinian rockets or Israeli violence?
Weir, Alison
Article
2014
Since US media are reporting the latest Israeli massacre in Gaza as though it is a defensive action, I thought I would set the record straight. Israeli forces shelled and invaded Gaza BEFORE the rocke...

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Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
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