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Security coordination allowed expulsion of PLC member Jarrar

PLC member Khalida Jarrar is in meetings today to evaluate political possibilities following Israel's order deporting her to Jericho. Prisoner rights group Addameer: By allowing Israeli troops into Ramallah, 'security coordination' with Israel has allowed for expulsion of Jarrar.

PACBI: growing number of BDS activists following Gaza attack

PACBI salutes all people of conscience who have recently adopted BDS.  Accelerate the boycott!...

ACT! Demand opening of Rafah crossing

End Egypt's complicity in Israel's genocide! Demand that Egypt open the Rafah crossing with Gaza, pe...

ACT! Join ISM in West Bank now, for October olive harvest

ISM is calling for volunteers to join us in the West Bank now, and for the olive harvest beginning i...

Australian activists lock down Israeli arms factory

Australian activists locked down Elbit Systems in the suburb of Port Melbourne on Friday and occupie...
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Please join us at the AICafe on Saturday 23 August from 8.00 a.m. for solidarity work in the Jordan Valley.
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End Egypt's complicity in Israel's genocide! Demand that Egypt open the Rafah crossing with Gaza, permanently and unconditionally!

Jerusalem

Israel continues attacks on Jerusalem, West Bank...

15 Palestinians were injured this morning in Israeli raids on Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound. Palestinians were further arrested early this morni...

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Israel continues attacks on Jerusalem, West Bank

Hebron

Hebron: a hostage city...

Since June 12, when three Israeli teenage settlers went missing north of Hebron, Israeli authorities have placed and kept the Hebron district under cl...

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Hebron: a hostage city

Opinions

Gaza will rise from its ashes: Will Israel recover sanity? ...

The Israeli national consensus behind the massacre in Gaza is the result of a fifteen year old process of deterioration of Israeli society, both polit...

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Gaza will rise from its ashes: Will Israel recover sanity?

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Israeli petition against election war on Gaza

Created on 18 November 2012

To: PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Minister of Defense Ehud Barak, Israeli government Ministers 

No to the Election War, Yes to Dialogue

We, the undersigned Israeli citizens, hereby declare: The election war is not our war. We petition you with the demand to halt the Gaza bloodbath immediately, and initiate a d-i-a-l-o-g-u-e now.

 

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 Demonstration in Tel Aviv against Israel's war on Gaza, 17 November 2012 (Photo: Hithabrut-Tarabut) 

 

Massive bombardments of Gaza are not the solution to the firing of missiles on southern and central Israel. On the contrary, these bombardments kill numerous civilians and strengthen opposition to Israeli actions. Time and again, Israeli governments have embarked on "Terror Elimination”  campaigns. The fact that four years after Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli government is conducting a similar campaign proves that an oppressed people's uprising cannot be quelled.


The ongoing occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (Yes! even after the disengagement, Israel still controls the air and water around the Gaza Strip, swathes of land inside it, and even the population registry) lies at the core of the missiles fired on Sderot and Tel Aviv, and the way to prevent all this is d-i-a-l-o-g-u-e.


Gilad Shalit won his freedom through negotiation with Hamas. Why can one negotiate the fate of one person, but not the fate of millions, including all of us? The imperative of this day is d-i-a-l-o-g-u-e.


We hereby declare that we will not support or assist in your war of choice, destructive to the lives of us all. We will also call on our friends and relatives to do the same.

 

War and the mass killing of civilians in the Gaza Strip are not our way. D-i-a-l-o-g-u-e is the only way.


Signed by Israeli citizens