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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

Bil'in: Palestinian Village Under Attack
2009-08-07
Leaders of non-violent protests in Bil'in village against Israeli settlements and occupation arrested by Israeli occupation forces. International supporters are asked to support the non-violent resist...
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...
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 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 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.
Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Non-Violent Resistance in Bil'in in the West Bank
2010-02-01
Come to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the non-violent resistance in Bil'in in the occupied West Bank. February 5th from 5 until 6pm at the Iisraeli Consulate 180 Bloor St. W. Toronto.
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...
50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army"
2014-03-10
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
2009-07-09
Oxfam International
In a report, Five years of illegality, Oxfam International presents testimonies of fifteen Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of the Wall and its...
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...
Haaretz reporter reaches plea bargain with Tel Aviv district attorney
2012-07-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders has deep reservations about yesterday’s announcement that a deal has been struck between the Tel Aviv district attorney and Haaretz reporter Uri Blau.
IFJ Condemns Palestinian Authority Over Ban on Al-Jazeera
2009-07-17
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on the Palestinian Authority to rescind its decision to close down the office the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television in the West Bank.
IFJ Condemns Violence against Photojournalists by Israeli Military in West Bank
2010-07-23
International Federation oj Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on Israeli authorities to investigate violence by its soldiers in the West Bank who attacked a group of local photojournalists last week ...
IFJ Demands Full Investigation Following Israeli Police Attack on Photographers
2014-10-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned an attack by Israeli police on photographers near Silwad in the West Bank on Sunday, 26 October. According to reports, Israeli police fi...
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 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...
In Support of the Palestinian Human Rights Community Call for International Action
2009-01-05
In the past the world knew how to fight criminal policies. The boycott on South Africa was effective, but Israel is handled with kid gloves: its trade relations are flourishing, academic and cultural ...
Independent Jewish Voices Joins Call for Global Protest
2011-02-10
Independent Jewish Voices
Calls for women of the world to unite behind the popular resistance of Palestinian women in defence of their land, rights and dignity
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 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 army fires on Al-Jazeera crew in West Bank
2006-07-19
Reporters Without Borders
Israeli army raids on Bil'in village
2009-07-09
Tadamon
Israeli army forces are launching night-time military raids on Bil'in village in Palestine. Military raids launched by Israeli forces in Palestine in parallel to court case in Canada.
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
2009-05-12
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
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 media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
2010-04-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Israeli security forces use violence against journalists in East Jerusalem
2015-09-17
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the violence used by Israeli police against journalists covering the clashes between security forces and Palestinian protesters that have been taking place in and ar...
Israeli settler destruction of 1000s of trees hits Palestinian olive harvest
2011-10-20
Oxfam
Israeli settlers’ destruction of Palestinian olive trees will reduce this year’s harvest by an estimated USD $500,000 as 7,500 olive trees were destroyed in acts of settler violence, Palestinian and i...
Israeli soldiers close West Bank TV station
2008-07-11
Reporters Without Borders
Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA
2009-10-16
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
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 'Feeding Frenzy' Surrounding Libby Davies
2010-06-16
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada condemns what it calls a 'feeding frenzy' around NDP Member of Parliament Libby Davies. The story is no longer what Libby Davis said but the mania surrounding it.
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 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 and media workers assaulted by occupation forces
2009-07-07
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemns the attack on Reuters photographer Nayef Alhishlmon and several Palestinian journalists by the Israeli occupation forces.
Mohammed Khatib, coordinator of West Bank Coordination Committee arrested
2010-01-28
International Solidarity Movement
Mohammed Khatib#s arrest today is the most severe escalation in a recent wave of repression again the Palestinian popular struggle and its leadership. Khatib is the 35th resident of Bil#in to be arres...
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.
Occupation of Palestinian towns and cities
2002-04-07
Reporters Without Borders
Occupation on Trial - Palestinian village sues Canadian corporations for building illegal Israeli settlements
2009-05-30
Bil'in, a Palestinian village that has become an international symbol of Palestinian popular non-violent resistance to the ongoing construction of the Israeli separation wall, is suing Canadian corpor...
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...
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.
Seven journalists injured by Israeli soldiers in West Bank since January 2009
2009-04-23
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the repeated use of violence against journalists covering peaceful demonstrations in the West Bank in protest against the construction of the Security Wall. The Isra...
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...
Statement from the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights on Palestinian territories
2008-12-10
Connexions Information Sharing Services
It would seem mandatory for the International Criminal Court to investigate the situation, and determine whether the Israeli civilian leaders and military commanders responsible for the Gaza siege sho...
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...
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 Church of Canada Members Launch Campaign to Boycott Israeli Settlement Products
2013-12-02
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI)
The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI), a Network of United Church of Canada members and supporters, is launching a campaign in cities across Canada to boycott produ...
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 ...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
2009-10-23
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

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...
The Anti-Semitism That Goes Unreported
Hass, Amira
Article
2012
Our grandparents knew that the order-enforcement authorities wouldn't intervene to help a Jewish family under attack; we know that the Israel Defense Forces, the Israel Police, the Civil Administratio...
Arboricide in Palestine - olive orchard destroyed
The Ecologist
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Israeli settlers in Palestine's South Hebron Hills last week cut down an orchard of 36 olive trees, in the latest attack of a decades-long war against Palestinian culture and survival in which has see...
Army Detonates Two Homes In Hebron, Seals One With Concrete Blocs
Bannoura, Saed
Article
2014
IMEMC
Israeli soldiers wired and detonated two Palestinian homes in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and sealed the home of a third Palestinian with concrete. A Palestinian home ...
Bilin's Mohammad Khatib arrested
Article
2009
One month after touring Canada key Palestinian activist kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in another in a series of raids that Israeli occupation forces have carried out in Bil#in since June 2009, raids t...
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
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...
The Disappearance of Palestine
Cook, Johnathan
Article
2013
Counter Punch
The idea that a financial lifeline – whether Kerry’s plan or Netanyahu’s economic peace – is going to smooth the path to the conflict’s end is an illusion. Peace, and prosperity, will come only when P...
Eyes With Legs
Dinh, Linh
Article
2010
CounterPunch
In the last decade, 11 journalists have been murdered by Israeli forces, including Cevdet Kiliclar, a Turkish who was shot in the head, last week, as he photographed Israeli commandos attacking peace ...
50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army"
Sources News Release
Article
2014
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.
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...
Gideon Levy Interview
Audio
2015
CBC - Sunday Edition
An interview with Israeli journalist Gideon Levy. 28 minutes.
How to Grow Up Under Occupation
A Childhood Under the Nazi's
Rochat, Gui
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Rochat illustrates the effect adult wars and occupations have on children, and how the relative safety of the Anglo-Saxon world make it hard to comprehend what effect these wars have on children in pl...
IFJ Condemns Palestinian Authority Over Ban on Al-Jazeera
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on the Palestinian Authority to rescind its decision to close down the office the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television in the West Bank.
IFJ Condemns Violence against Photojournalists by Israeli Military in West Bank
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation oj Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on Israeli authorities to investigate violence by its soldiers in the West Bank who attacked a group of local photojournalists last week ...
IFJ Demands Full Investigation Following Israeli Police Attack on Photographers
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned an attack by Israeli police on photographers near Silwad in the West Bank on Sunday, 26 October. According to reports, Israeli police fi...
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 ...
In an endless war on terror, we are all doomed to become Palestinians
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Middle East Eye
Jeff Halper's new book sheds light on the arms industry, arguing that Israel is now the go-to nation for armies and police forces around the world.
In Defense of Amira Hass
Claiming the Right of Resistance
Davidson, Lawrence
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Amira Hass is a reporter for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. She reports on Palestinian affairs in the occupied territories and, over the years, has come to understand the Palestinians’ plight from the...
Israel does not want peace
Levy, Gideon
Article
2014
Haaretz
Rejectionism is embedded in Israel's most primal beliefs. There, at the deepest level, lies the concept that this land is destined for the Jews alone.
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 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 threatens Palestinians with 'holocaust'
Sources News Release February 29, 2008
Article
2008
One day after Israeli occupation forces killed 31 Palestinians, nine of them children, including a six-month-old baby, in a series of bomb attacks across the Gaza Strip, Israel's deputy defense minist...
Israeli army's attitude: Regret, but no real enquiries and certainly no one punished
Visser, Nadette de; Cazes, Séverine
Article
2003
Reporters without Borders
The issue of the security of journalists working in the Occupied Territories cloaks another major political issue, that of the restrictions which the Israeli army imposes in the name of security on jo...
Israeli attacks on a dissident soldiers' group could backfire
Sheizaf, Noam
Article
2015
Aljazeera
Yehuda Shaul was an infantryman in the Israeli army in Hebron during the second intifada. But in recent weeks, he and his group of veterans have been vilified by right-wing organizations and mainstrea...
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
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.
Israeli journalist Anat Kam under secret house arrest since December
Article
2010
Guardian
An Israeli journalist has been under secret house arrest since December on charges that she leaked highly sensitive, classified military documents which suggest the Israeli military breached a court o...
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Israeli soldiers continue to target Palestinian photographers in West Bank
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Palestinian press photographers have always been targeted by the Israel Defence Forces and at least three have been arrested and two others have been physically attacked by Israeli soldiers in the Wes...
Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
Israel's road signs policy 'erases memory of place'
Zabaneh,Rania;Hatuqa,Dalia
Article
2015
Al Jazeera
Israeli authorities have long banned the Palestinian Authority (PA) from putting up its own road signs that refer to Palestinian towns and villages.
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...
Journalists and media workers assaulted by occupation forces
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) condemns the attack on Reuters photographer Nayef Alhishlmon and several Palestinian journalists by the Israeli occupation forces.
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...
Marching to Jerusalem
Searching for Dignity in Occupied East Jerusalem
MARUSEK, Sarah
Article
2013
counterpunch
46 years ago, Israel seized East Jerusalem. Since then, Israel has undertaken measures to restrict Palestinian movement.
Mercenaries on the make
Iraq is now awash with unaccountable 'security contractors'
Scahill, Jeremy
Article
2007
The Guardian Weekly
Contracted mercenaries now outnumber American troops in Iraq. These contractors are immune to prosecution for any wrongdoing in Iraq thanks to provisional laws that came into effect after the invasion...
Palestine's 'Prayer for Rain': How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Toward Freedom
Israel has been 'waging a water war' against Palestinians, according to Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah. The irony is that the water provided by "Mekorot' is actually Palestinian ...
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...
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.
Seven journalists injured by Israeli soldiers in West Bank since January 2009
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the repeated use of violence against journalists covering peaceful demonstrations in the West Bank in protest against the construction of the Security Wall. The Isra...
Shooting Back
Young Palestinians With Cameras
Duncan, Don
Article
2010
CounterPunch
For the past three years, Btselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has provided cameras and training to young Palestinians as part of its camera distribution project, to collect video evidence of abuses...
Think California's drought is bad? Try Palestine's
Shakir, Laith
Article
2015
The Ecologist
While Israelis water their lawns, irrigate crops and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinian communities a few kilometers away face drought and water scarcity issues. Their roughly equal proximity to...
Through the Iron Bars
Two years of German occupation in Belgium
Cammaerts, Emile; Illustrated by Louis Raemaekers
Book
1917
Torturing and Jailing Palestinian Children
Nightmare in the Occupied Territories
Abbas, Ziad
Article
2013
CounterPunch
About 500-700 children are arrested by the Israeli occupation every year, according to Defense for Children International-Palestine. These children face a policy designed to kill their spirit and shut...
United Church of Canada Members Launch Campaign to Boycott Israeli Settlement Products
Sources News Release
Article
2013
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI)
The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI), a Network of United Church of Canada members and supporters, is launching a campaign in cities across Canada to boycott produ...
US sued over tax-exempt donations for illegal Israeli settlements
Silver, Charlotte
Article
2016
The Electronic Infada
A group of American citizens is suing the US Treasury because they say the agency is allowing billions of dollars of tax-exempt charitable donations to flow to the Israeli army and support the expansi...
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...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...
You Can’t Force-feed Occupation to those who Crave Freedom
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Jonathan Cook
Israel wants to believe that through force of will it can keep the tide of accountability at bay in the occupied territories. But belligerent occupations – especially ones where no hope or end is in s...

Sources Bookshelf

Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...


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