Help for two and a half million people in Palestine — Federal Foreign Office of Germany

Half of the population of the Palestinian territories is dependent on humanitarian assistance. So that help can be provided even where the necessary finance is unavailable, Germany supports the United Nations Country-Based Pooled Fund. Aid projects run by local and international organisations ensure better living conditions on the ground., © Secours Islamique France Great humanitarian…

Gaza’s Health Sector is under Attack — A Report published by the organization Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) — Muftah org |Watch video – Israel targeting health workers

Israel has been acting with impunity for far too long. One year ago, in the summer of 2014, that impunity reached its most recent peak in the form of a bloody and atrocious war that killed over 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza. Since 2007, Gaza has been subjected to repeated, brutal attacks by Israeli forces. For…

Some sad stories of Palestinians under Israel occupation written by B’Tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories)

UN report is a reminder: Over 1.5 million people live in the Gaza Strip. It is not a battlefield The UN report on the 2014 Gaza conflict rejects Israeli government and military officials’ view of what is permissible in combat in densely populated areas. The UN commission’s premise differs from that of these officials, seeing…

‘Indiscriminate’ Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, say Israeli Veterans — by Sarah Lazare on Common Dreams org

Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in ‘Operation Protective Edge’ anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed IDF soldiers deployed during “Operation Protective Edge.” (Photo: IDF/flickr/public domain) The “massive and unprecedented harm” inflicted on the population of Gaza during last summer’s 50-day Israeli military assault stemmed from the top of the chain…

Tell the UN: Don’t reward Israel for Gaza massacre — BDS Movement Net

  International donors have pledged $5.4 billion to rebuild Gaza after Israel’s 50-day assault last summer that killed 2,254 Palestinians, including 538 children, and caused widespread destruction. Studies show that at least 45% of the aid pledged by international donors will go to the Israeli economy. Israeli companies see Israel’s siege of Gaza a profit…

Anti-Israel-Demonstration nicht strafbar, Keine Volksverhetzung— MiGAZIN de (In German)

Kritik an einem ausländischen Staat fällt nicht unter den Straftatbestand der Volksverhetzung. Mit dieser Begründung hat die Staatsanwaltschaft Mainz die Beschwerde gegen israelkritische Parolen bei einer Kundgebung zurückgewiesen. Eine Demonstration gegen den Krieg in Gaza © GGAADD @ flickr.com (CC 2.0) Anti-israelische Parolen bei einer Kundgebung in Mainz im vergangenen Juli sind strafrechtlich irrelevant. Die…

Over 300 Holocaust Survivors and their Descendants Condemn Israel’s “Massacre of Palestinians in Gaza” — Global Voices online org

Protest by the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) has released an open letter signed by 327 Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors and victims of the Nazi genocide “unequivocally” condemning the “massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine” The letter was written…

"The treatment of the Palestinians is the biggest threat to Israel" — Qantara de interview with Yehuda Shaul, a former soldier and one of the founders of the Israeli NGO ‘Breaking the Silence’

***** Read this interview in Deutsch: ‘Wenn Empathie als Verbrechen zählt’ — Interview mit Yehuda Shaul (Mitbegründer von “Breaking the Silence” und israelischer Ex-Soldaten) ***** Yehuda Shaul, a former soldier in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), is one of the founders of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence. Marian Brehmer talked to him about Operation…

Over 100 Middle East Studies Scholars and Librarians Call for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions — Jadaliyya com

by Jadaliyya Reports [The following letter calling on scholars and librarians within Middle East studies to boycott Israeli academic institutions was submitted in the name of the below signatories to Jadaliyya on 6 August 2014.] We, the undersigned scholars and librarians working on the Middle East, hold that silence about the latest humanitarian catastrophe caused…