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In this article, Johann Hari lays out with his normal clarity the recent history leading to the current Gaza conflict, and Israel’s culpability, Hamas rockets nothwithstanding. He reminds the reader of its refusal of Hamas’ ceasefire offer last week, and the onus on Israel to begin the end of the cycle of violence and horror…. Read more »

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Israel’s core messages, listed below, argue for the justice of its invasion of Gaza in late December, 2008, cast Israel as the victim and endeavor that its “war on Hamas” not be seen against the background of prolonged occupation, closure and sanctions, but of the broader Western “War on Terror.” The alternative view presented below… Read more »

Posted December 13, 2008, by & filed under News, Protest Actions .

(GAZA, 9 December 2008) – The Free Gaza Movement ship “Dignity” successfully broke through the Israeli blockade for the fourth time since August, arriving in Gaza Port at 2:45pm, Tuesday 9 December. The ship carried one tonne of medical supplies and high-protein baby formula, in addition to a delegation of international academics, humanitarian and human… Read more »

Posted December 10, 2008, by & filed under Analysis, Articles .

…IF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TRULY SEEKS A BREAK-THROUGH ON THE ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT Writing recently in The Washington Post (“Middle East Priorities,” Nov. 21), Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Brzezinski, two former US National Security Advisors, a Republican and a Democrat, declared: “We believe that the Arab-Israeli peace process is one issue that requires priority attention [from… Read more »

Posted December 3, 2008, by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News .

Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, will be awarded jointly the Kant World Citizen Prize 2009 with Brazilian Bishop Dom Luiz Cappio by the Freiburg Kant Foundation. The Foundation honours the prize winners of 2009 for their icourageous commitment to human rights and the human dignity of politically and socially marginalized population groups.i The main purpose… Read more »