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Israel’s Operation Protective Edge has seen more than 2,100 Palestinians killed, most of them civilians, and 69 people on the Israeli side, all but five of whom were soldiers. 394 more words
Alison Williams and Ricken Patel of Avaaz both sent a link to this Haaretz article by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.To read the whole article go to… 488 more words
Thousands gather at a pro-peace rally in Tel Aviv, on day 40 of Operation Protective
Ten thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday evening for a pro-peace rally in Tel Aviv under the slogan, “Changing direction: toward peace, away from war.” 317 more words
Will public feeling intensify and stop the military action?
John Reed writes from Ein HaShlosha, a kibbutz in Southern Israel.
Ein HaShlosha is one of several border communities that have been on the front line in Israel’s military operation against Hamas and have suffered from its ground invasion of Gaza and the incoming mortars and rockets fired from the other side. 455 more words
Amid faltering ceasefires and talks, Quakers in Britain are calling for urgent action on Gaza.
They urge the UK Government to recognise Palestine as a nation state; they call for a comprehensive arms embargo on all sides in the conflict and for an end to Israel’s blockade of Gaza and occupation of Palestine. 296 more words
Chapter 1 presents evidence indicating the substantial destructive impact of military operations on environmental conditions. 491 more words