An appeal to Morgan Freeman and Jian Ghomeshi not to participate in an event aimed at legitimizing Israeli occupation and apartheid.
The most critical issues in the Gaza Strip include overflowing landfills, non-functioning collection vehicles, waste site toxins leaking into the groundwater, and no means of hazardous waste disposal.
The concluding session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine took place in Brussels, March 16 -17. The Tribunal was launched in Brussels in 2009 in the spirit of British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
The taxis start honking just before 7 a.m. as they circle for fares, catching students going to local schools, people commuting to Gaza for work and university, and usually later others like me.
People here act and live the opposite of my own inclinations were I subject to a lifetime of oppression, the killing and imprisonment of my loved ones, and just a generally unfair life...
On International Women's Day, when many of the world's women are fighting for workplace equality and an end to domestic violence, the majority of Gaza's women fight for the most basic of rights.
Feb 20, 2013
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“A riveting account of one of the great moments in the history of non-violent resistance: breaking the criminal and sadistic siege of Gaza...” – Noam Chomsky
Mar 15, 2013
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On March 16, 2003, American activist, Rachel Corrie, age 23, was run over and killed by an armoured Israeli bulldozer in Gaza while protecting a home from demolition.
Mar 8, 2013
Henry Marshall Tory Building (Tory) Room 1-129
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The majority of these Palestinian refugees and their descendents -- now numbering over 5.5 million -- have since been forced to live in exile.
In 2008, two boats succeeded in sailing through international waters to the port of Gaza City. Their goal was to challenge the Israeli Defence Forces control of goods in and out of the territory.