Palestine

TOUR DATES FOR CAOIMHE BUTTERLY 22/5- 2/6

22/05/2009 - 14:00
02/06/2009 - 00:13

At 7.30 in the morning on 3 June, a seven-month-old baby died in the intensive care unit of the European Gaza Hospital in the Gaza Strip. His name was Zein Ad-Din Mohammed Zu’rob, and he was suffering from a lung infection which was treatable. Denied basic equipment, the doctors in Gaza could do nothing. For weeks, the child’s parents had sought a permit from the Israelis to allow them to take him to a hospital in Jerusalem, where he would have been saved. Like many desperately sick people who apply for these permits, the parents were told they had never applied. Even if they had arrived at the Erez Crossing with an Israeli document in their hands, the odds are that they would have been turned back for refusing the demands of officials to spy or collaborate in some way. “Is it an irresponsible overstatement,” asked Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur for human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories and emeritus professor of international law at Princeton University, who is Jewish, “to associate the treatment of Palestinians with [the] criminalised Nazi record of collective atrocity?

PCHR - War Crimes Against Children: new report on the 313 children killed during Gaza offensive

PCHR - Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Ref: 07/2009 Date: 14 May 2009

War Crimes Against Children: new report on the 313 children killed during Gaza offensive

A new report released today reveals the true extent of child killings by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip during its 23 day offensive on Gaza between 27 December 2008 and 18 January 2009.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is publishing War Crimes Against Children in response to the unprecedented number of children killed by Israeli forces in its latest operation; a total of 313 children under the age of eighteen. Containing numerous eye witness testimonies, the report brings to light Israel’s widespread targeting of unarmed civilians, including children, throughout the offensive.

PROTEST AGAINST ISRAEL'S RACIST FOREIGN MINISTER

13/05/2009 - 10:30
13/05/2009 - 13:00

 

PROTEST AGAINST ISRAEL'S RACIST FOREIGN MINISTER
WEDNESDAY 13 MAY 10.30AM - 12.00 NOON FOREIGN OFFICE, WHITEHALL, LONDON

STOP THE WAR COALITION NEWSLETTERNo. 1095 12 May 2009

AVIGDOR LIEBERMAN, ISRAEL'S OPENLY RACIST FOREIGN MINISTER, IS COMING TO LONDON to meet the British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband and the Shadow Foreign Secretary, William Hague, as part of his bid to strengthen ties between Europe and Israel.

PROTEST AGAINST ISRAEL'S RACIST FOREIGN MINISTER

WEDNESDAY 13 MAY 10.30AM - 12.00 NOON

FOREIGN OFFICE, WHITEHALL, LONDON

Protest called by Stop the War Coalition, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, British Muslim Initiative, CND, Palestinian Forum in Britain.

JOIN US to show our disgust at the government's willingness to meet with Israeli warmongers. During Israel's bombing and invasion of Gaza, Avigdor Lieberman threatened action 'just like the United States did with the Japanese in World War II', when the US used nuclear bombs to obliterate two cities.

Invitation to the Open Session of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s Annual General Meeting 2009

16/05/2009 - 14:00
16/05/2009 - 16:30

Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s

Annual General Meeting 2009

 ‘In the aftermath of Gaza and the Israeli elections – What is the future for Palestine?’Featuring: Dr. Ghada Karmi, Prof. As’ad Abdul Rahman, and Caoimhe Butterly. Chair: Marie Crawley.Saturday 16th May, 2.00 - 4.30pm in the Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaing World Exclusive

Under the light of the Christmas tree on O’Connell Street during a live linkup to Gaza an eyewitness relayed the shocking news that Israel had started its ground invasion of Gaza to a shocked crowd.

Yet another appalling chapter in the story of Palestine has begun.

 

Image of the moment that the protest hears of the start of the ground invasion.

 

The Truth About Those Hamas Rockets

January 01, 2009 

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