Veröffentlicht: 21. March 2008
Gaza Strip, March, 21, 2008, (PCAS)
More victims are falling down due to the illegitimate and criminal siege imposed by Israel on the Gaza Strip. The number of dead patients has risen up to 104 in the past two days. Muhammad Baroud, 69, died due to shortage of medications in the Gaza hospital. He was suffering from heart disease...
Veröffentlicht: 17. March 2008
Sameh Habeeb, Freelance journalist based in Gaza strip, blog: http://gazatoday.blogspot.com
Hope into my Way to Home After I finished all along day of work on my office I went back to my home. I was planning to fill an application for a master scholarship I go lately. Besides, sending some news for my friends abroad about siege, urging and asking them to lobby people and mobilize for...
Veröffentlicht: 14. March 2008
The European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza
In support of the suffering Palestinians in Gaza and in protest against the Israeli aggression, The European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza invites all European activists and Politicians to take part in a solidarity demonstration against the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Place: the...
Veröffentlicht: 13. March 2008
Al Ahram Weekly, http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2008/887/re4.htm
With scores of Gazans killed by Israel, the position of President Abbas and the PA comes into focus, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah With Gazans being killed and maimed in the thousands, and with Israel's Deputy Defence Minister Matan Vilnai threatening them a "bigger holocaust", Palestinians...
Veröffentlicht: 13. March 2008
Prepared by Popular Committee Against Siege (PCAS), The Gaza Strip, Palestine, 10th March, 2008
Introduction As of 12/6/2007, the strangling siege over the Strip reached its eighth month and the siege's drastic results on all economic sectors of life in the Gaza Strip make it a catastrophic zone of the first degree, as 1.5 million citizens are living under the effect of the siege. The...
Veröffentlicht: 12. March 2008
BY STEVE NIVA The Counterpunch March 8-9, 2008 http://www.counterpunch.org/niva03082008.html
Steve Niva is a Member of the Faculty, Middle East Studies, The Evergreen State College. 1. There seems to be a massive upsurge in violence in Gaza these past few days; what is happening? It is important to recognize that the violence is mostly one-sided. On the one side, Israel is conducting...
Veröffentlicht: 6. March 2008
The murderous embargo must be lifted!
In the Gaza Strip one and a half million people virtually live under siege, behind barbed wire and without a chance to escape this prison camp. The living conditions are unbearable due to a severe shortage of food, medicine and clean water, strictly limited power supply and worsening hygienic...
Veröffentlicht: 4. March 2008
BBC News, 29 February 2008 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7270650.stm
Israeli leaders are warning of an imminent conflagration in Gaza after Palestinian militants aimed rockets at the southern city of Ashkelon. The deputy defence minister said the stepped-up rocket fire would trigger what he called a "bigger holocaust" in the Hamas-controlled coastal strip....
Veröffentlicht: 1. March 2008
Ramallah, 28/02/2008. An Israeli airstrike aimed at the ministry of interior building in Gaza City also destroyed the nearby Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) head office in Gaza and killed a 5-month-old baby in a residential building in the same area.
The PMRS head office was housing the main PMRS clinic in the Gaza Strip, the main pharmacy, an ambulance, a loan centre for handicapped people and all the administrative offices. The ambulance, all the medicine and most of the equipment have been destroyed. The building itself is badly damaged and...
Veröffentlicht: 29. February 2008
Haaretz Editorial, February 25, 2008
Three years ago, the CBS television network broadcast photos of American soldiers abusing prisoners in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The horrifying pictures led to the trials of eight soldiers, dismissals and a storm of outrage in America. At the trial of one prison guard, who was sentenced to...