Appell für das Ende eines mörderischen Embargos

Im Gazastreifen leben eineinhalb Millionen Menschen praktisch in einem Belagerungszustand, hinter Stacheldraht und ohne Möglichkeit dieses Gefangenenlager zu verlassen. Die Lebensbedingungen sind miserabel, es fehlt an Nahrungsmitteln, Medikamenten und sauberem Wasser, die Stromversorgung ist stark eingeschränkt und die hygienischen Bedingungen verschlechtern sich zusehends. Trotzdem setzt die israelische Armee die Absperrung des Gazastreifens fort. Fast täglich führt sie zudem Bombardements und andere militärische Aktionen durch. Opfer ist vor allem die Zivilbevölkerung.

Diese Politik kommt einem Verbrechen gegen die Menschlichkeit gleich.

Die Tragödie begann mit dem Wahlsieg der Hamas im Januar 2006, in Folge dessen Israel, die EU und die USA die zeitweiligen Absperrungen des...

29. July 2014

The Freedom Flotilla Coalition Condemns Israeli Attacks on Gaza, Ongoing Blockade, and International Complicity

The international Freedom Flotilla Coalition (with participation from England, France, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, USA, Canada and Australia) condemns the ongoing Israeli military assault on Palestinian civilians in Gaza, denounces the failure of the international community to...
24. December 2011

A strip of settlements built on what was northern Bethlehem threatens to cut the city off from its historic twin, Jerusalem

If Joseph and Mary were making their way to Bethlehem today, the Christmas story would be a little different, says Father Ibrahim Shomali, a parish priest in the town. The couple would struggle to get into the city, let alone find a hotel room. "If Jesus were to come this year, Bethlehem would...
17. April 2016

Dareen Tatour is a Palestinian poet from Al-Reineh near Nazareth in the Galilee.

Dareen Tatour is a Palestinian poet from Al-Reineh near Nazareth in the Galilee. She was arrested on October 10, 2015, spent more than 3 months in prison and is now held “deported” in house arrest under harsh conditions.   Her trial, for a poem and few posts on Facebook, started on...
12. August 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 2014-08-12 11:02

Responding to the Israeli aggression and the  complicity of world governments   The Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) met in Istanbul in the shadow of the latest Israeli aggression on Gaza. We have watched atrocities being committed against an already besieged population. In the two...
6. August 2014

Source: The Lancet

The Lancet, Early Online Publication, 4 August 2014 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61297-6Cite or Link Using DOI Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2814%2961297-6/fulltext   The Lancet is a general medical...
6. August 2014
The Lancet, Volume 384, Issue 9941, Pages 389 - 390, 2 August 2014, doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61125-9, Published Online: 31 July 2014 The conflict in Gaza has claimed hundreds of civilian lives and damaged or destroyed numerous health facilities. Kristin Solberg, who was in Gaza at the start of...
6. August 2014
In an especially grotesque piece of propaganda, an Israeli weapons manufacturer has boasted of distributing candy to soldiers attacking Gaza. Israel Aerospace Industries, the company in question, is a leading supplier of drones to the Israeli military. Such drones are, of course, not bringing...
6. August 2014
PRCS’ volunteer Mohamad Ahmad Al Abadleh (28) did not know he was about to live a nightmare when a distress call came in to the PRCS’ EMS Center where he works about Israeli shelling in Al Karara, an area to the East of Khan Younis. Mohamad joined PRCS as a volunteer four years ago in order to...
6. August 2014

Join the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Movement today. Demand Sanctions on Israel Now. by BDS Movement

Palestinian trade unions are calling on our brothers and sisters in the trade union movement internationally to stop handling goods imported from or exported to Israel. The trade union movement has a proud history of direct action against Apartheid in South Africa, the Congress of South African...
4. August 2014

By Raed Al Nims

Source: http://www.palestinercs.org/en/sdetails.php?sid=46 PRCS’ Emergency Medial Technician (EMT) A’aed Al Bura’i (27) received a call at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday the 26th of July, indicating several civilian casualties in Al Masreen Street to the East of Beit Hanoun. When the call came in...