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...

18. November 2011

Dana Halawa, The Electronic Intifada, 8 November 2011

Not one Palestinian child detainee in Israeli jails was released during the prisoner swap last month. More than 160 remain behind bars. (Yousef Deeb/APA images) I have read countless articles and watched numerous videos about Gilad Shalit being reunited with his family five years after his...
18. November 2011

by Ramzy Baroud / November 11th, 2011

Another mission accomplished, or so it seems. Israeli navy ships have managed to thwart yet another civil society ‘provocation’ (as described by a spokesman for the Israel Embassy in Dublin, Irish Times, November 4).     Thus the 27 activists from nine countries aboard two boats...
2. November 2011

Irish and Canadian boats in international waters on their way to challenge illegal siege policy. Palestinian activists call for end to international complicity in Israel’s crimes. Support actions taking place throughout the West Bank and inside Israel

[Ramallah] Two civilian boats, the Canadian Tahrir (Liberation), and the Irish Saoirse (Freedom), carrying 27 people from nine countries, are currently in international waters making their way to the beleaguered Gaza Strip to challenge Israel’s ongoing criminal blockade of the territory. A...
2. November 2011

Two ships leave Turkey carrying between 20 to 30 pro-Palestinian activists; IDF says plans to intercept vessels, offer them to dock at Ashdod or port in Egypt. By Anshel Pfeffer Tags: Gaza Gaza flotilla IDF...

The Israeli Navy is tracking two ships, believed be part of a new flotilla to Gaza, that departed Wednesday from Turkey headed for the Gaza Strip, according to the IDF spokesperson. The IDF intends to intercept the vessels if they continue on their course. According to information obtained by...
16. October 2011

We are waiting for your boats at our shores - Call from Gaza to the People of Conscience worldwide to break the Israeli Blockade

We the Palestinians of the Besieged Gaza Strip, are calling on the world: enough inaction, enough discussion, enough waiting – the illegal closure on the Gaza Strip must end.  While attention is focused on the Palestinian bid for statehood in the UN do not forget that the blockade and the...
16. October 2011

Almost three years after the Israeli Operation Cast Lead killed over 1,400 Palestinians, the situation for most Gazans remains dire, with unemployment, shortages of medical supplies and much else essential to secure minimum living standards.

 

 

Almost three years after the Israeli Operation Cast Lead killed over 1,400 Palestinians, the situation for most Gazans remains dire, with unemployment, shortages of medical supplies and much else essential to secure minimum living standards.     The sixth aid convoy organised by...
7. October 2011

Their hunger is ours

It has been two week since the declaration of the hunger strike by the prisoners of our people. This strike is set to protest the detention in the most despicable conditions possible. The time to establish a decisive stance of support has come. The time to regain the issue of the Palestinian...
5. October 2011

by Saed Bannoura, October 04, 2011, http://www.imemc.org/article/62175

In an attempt to prevent the detainees’ hunger strike from spreading to all Israeli prisons and detention facilities, undercover forces of the Israeli Army broke into the Asqalan and Nafha prisons. Palestinian detainees in several Israeli prisons started their hunger strike seven days ago,...
5. October 2011

by Mona Damluji, October 3, 2011, www.uruknet.de

A Child’s View from Gaza. 917 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. Currently on view.   A Child’s View from Gaza, a traveling exhibit of the artwork of Palestinian children living in the Gaza Strip, opened in downtown Oakland, California this week as scheduled, despite the fact that the...
5. October 2011
As Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike enters its second week, international solidarity is needed now, more than ever. Prisoners are being sent to isolation in increasing numbers, family visits are being denied, families threatened and identity cards conficated, lawyer visits denied, and...