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Israel`s Lonesome DovesLink to Time video on Israelis who opposed the invasion to Gaza31/1/2009
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Wed. Jan. 28, Haifa demo - Solidarity with Gaza 28/1/2009
We Lived to Tell the Story: Lebanon Rescued UsCynthia McKinney-OpEdNews-"With the truth clearly on our side, Israel has been reduced to releasing the ridiculous bombast below, given to me by a reporter who came to our hotel in Beirut for a visit. With their multiple, conflicting stories, it is clear that the Israelis did not expect us to live to tell the truth. " 2/1/2009
Sign the appeal to stop the attack on GazaRamsey Clark - Urgent Appeal for Israel to Immediately Cease Its Murderous Bombing, Siege and Threatened Invasion of Palestinian Gaza 3/1/2009
Demonstrate against Israeli Assault in GazaYonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, 3 January at 2 PM 3/1/2009
Tel Aviv demonstration, Saturday, January 3 - Stop the Killing! No to the Siege!We meet at the corner of Frishman St. and Khen Boulevard at 18:303/1/2009
Amnesty International :Houses in a shocking stateWalls defaced with crude threats written in Hebrew ...“A large number of soldiers came into the house and put all of us in one room on the ground floor. They confiscated our mobile phones, and handcuffed and blindfolded the men and older boys. For two days we could not move; they only allowed us to get a bit of food to the children. We knew that another group of relatives had been killed by Israeli soldiers in the house across the road and we were screaming in fear. Eventually, at the end of the second day, they let us go but kept two of the men and threatened to kill them if the Qassam (Hamas’ armed wing) attacked them.”23/1/2009
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Israeli citizens calling upon international community to stop Israel Signatories: As if the occupation was not enough, the brutal ongoing repression of the Palestinian population, the construction of settlements and the siege of Gaza- now comes the bombardment of the civilian population: men, women, old folks and children. Hundreds of dead, hundreds of injured, overwhelmed hospitals, and the central medicine depot of Gaza bombed.6/1/2009
Cambridge City Council passes resolution condemning Israel`s attack on GazaGazasiege-"That the Cambridge City Council go on record recognizing the grievous impact of the loss of lives in the conflict on families and communities, mourning those lives on both sides of the conflict, condemning the attacks and invasion of Gaza by the Israeli military and the rocket attacks upon the people of Israel, and call for an immediate end to all attacks on civilians on both sides." 16/1/2009
Rabbis call for immediate truce in GazaYaheli Moran Zelikovich - Ynet - ""We would like to remind you that the sanctity of life is a supreme value in Jewish tradition."" 14/1/2009
Wedn. Jan. 14 Supporting Israeli COs Maya Yechieli-Wind and Raz Bar David-Veron - 9 AM at Tel Hashomer army base 13/1/2009
Wedn vigil in Be`erSheva 15.30 at Henrietta Szold St., corner Yitzchak Rager St.Stop shooting, Start talking - Stop shooting, Start thinking (vigil in missile range area [ed.])13/1/2009
Protests over Gaza spread to eight English universitiesAnthea Lipsett- guardian - " At King`s College London, students have demanded the cancellation of an honorary degree for Peres, a demand rejected by the university. Trainor, the vice-chancellor of King`s and president of the vice-chancellors` umbrella group, Universities UK, has said: "UUK supports calls for an end to the conflict in and beyond Gaza. We are particularly aware that many of the civilian casualties have occurred in educational establishments. "23/1/2009
Update on Imprisoned Conscientious Objectors in IsraelNew Profile - Two women objectors, Raz Bar-David Varon and Maya Yechieli Wind, both signatories of the 2008 high school seniors refusal letter, reported on Wednesday, 14 Jan., at the Induction Base, declared her refusal to serve in the Israeli military and were sentenced to 14 days in military prison. Both were told that the military prison for women is full and kept in the Induction Base for several days. Eventually, they began their prison terms yesterday (19 Jan.) 22/1/2009
Gaza in the Heart of JaffaProtest Demonstration Saturday, Jan 31st, at 15:00, Gan Hashnaim, Jaffa 26/1/2009
Storm of student protest over Gaza gathers forceAnthea Lipsett & Alison Benjamin - Guardian - Sit-ins at 16 British universities spell return to radicalism, fuelled by social networking and blogs25/1/2009
Rights groups demand Gaza op probeAviad Glickman - Ynet - "...the "appalling" number of women and children killed during the operation as well as suspicions of violated combat regulations require an efficient and extensive investigation..." 21/1/2009
A protest and mourning vigil is held in Jaffa every day, 18:00 (ALSO after the cease-fire) 20/1/2009
New Zealand Council of Trade Unions calls for BDSThe New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi (which brings together over 350,000 New Zealand union members in 40 affiliated unions) has called upon the New Zealand Government to take a number of BDS actions.18/1/2009
President-elect Obama:It’s Time to End the Violence in the Middle East—Once and for AllRabbi Michael Lerner, Sister Joan Chittister, and Professor Cornel West-spiritualprogressives-"The international community must also stop the hidden but persistent violence of the Occupation itself....Israel’s security would be greatly enhanced if the money spent on enforcing an occupation and protecting West Bank settlements went instead toward building a prosperous Palestinian economy."16/1/2009
Demo in Arara Ba-Negev Fri. Jan. 16 at 3:00pm: demanding a stop to the war in Gaza! 15/1/2009
A lefty in IsraelSharon Dolev - In the last few days, a small group has been demonstrating in the entrance of an Air Force base in Tel Aviv. The reason we stand there is that this is the place most air force fighters use to fly to their bases around Israel. We hold signs calling on them to refuse orders to bomb civilians and children. This is one of many demonstrations against the war held by Israelis and taking place on a daily basis. 15/1/2009
PHR-Israel and 9 human rights organizations warn of a clear and present danger to the lives and well-being of tens of thousands of civilians in GazaPhysicians of Human Rights - The army`s complete control of the battle zones and the access roads to them does not allow Israel to transfer that responsibility to other countries. Therefore the organizations call upon the Israeli government to: Stop the disproportionate harm to civilians, and stop targeting civilian objects that do not serve any military purpose, even if they meet the definition of "symbols of government." 15/1/2009
Peres, Give Back the Nobel Peace Prize ! -- Daily vigil in Jerusalem 14/1/2009
Join us in mass protest this coming Saturday, Jan. 17, in Tel Aviv - Jaffa, meeting at Charles Clore park 18:30we`ll march and stand in memory of all those killed in this war14/1/2009
Protest, Solidarity and Aid Convoy for the Residents of Gaza - Friday, 16th of January 13/1/2009
Thursd Jan. 15, again an early morning vigil - 6.15am opposite the Air Force base at crossing of Ibn Gvirol and Rokach St. in North Tel-Aviv - for coordination call Yonathan Shapira 054-4892928 14/1/2009
American Medical Students` Letter of Solidarity with GazaRami Abdou/Kirsten Austad - With sadness and urgency we, medical students, express our outrage at the brutal Israeli attacks and subsequent humanitarian disaster that is occurring in Gaza. Medical supplies in Gaza’s overstretched and under-equipped hospitals dwindle. The international community has been slow to respond with aid and even that which is offered is not reaching those in need. 13/1/2009
New Free Gaza ship en route - ambiguous assurances from PM`s office Anis Hamadeh/Paul Larudee - Free Gaza Movement - The Free Gaza Movement`s boat "Spirit of Humanity" is currently at sea, en route from Cyprus to Gaza. The movement`s Paul Larudee spoke with Mark Regev of the Israeli PM`s office, seeking seeking assurance that the boat would not be harmed or prevented from entering Gaza with medical supplies and personnel. Regev promised that "Israel will respect international law" but refused to specify how this would translate to actual behaviour of its navy`s gunboats off Gaza. 13/1/2009
Israel: Boycott, Divest, SanctionNaomi Klein - The Nation – “Every day that Israel pounds Gaza brings more converts to the BDS [Boycott, Divest, Sanction] cause, and talk of cease-fires is doing little to slow the momentum. Support is even emerging among Israeli Jews” 12/1/2009
Open letter to Israeli soldiers We Jews in the international community call upon Israeli soldiers to raise the Black Flag of Illegality over the operations against the people of Gaza.10/1/2009
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“Passive” refusal is not enough to prevent war crimesShraga Elam - “... soldiers in a position to prevent or disrupt war crimes are under the obligation to do so. For example, if they can access computers, communication systems, electricity or supplies and thus prevent a war crime, ... they are obliged to do so.”10/1/2009
Jewish women occupy Israeli consulate in Toronto 10/1/2009
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Demonstration against the War of Madness, Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 6.00pm, Tel Aviv 6/1/2009
Demonstration against the Madness - Wednesday, January 7 - Corner of Ben Zion Blvd. and King George St., Tel AvivStop the war crimes! Bring back the soldiers from Gaza! Ceasefire now – with no further delay! Remove the siege, open the crossings,7/1/2009
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