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Preserve humanity, respect international law, ceasefire now! IPPNW open letter to UN Secretary-General Guterres

Following the vote in the UN General Assembly yesterday and the intensification of the bombing of Gaza, the Co-Presidents of the medical peace organisation IPPNW, Dr. Carlos Umana, Dr. Kati Juva and David Onazi, have written to António Guterres. In…

Yosheved Livshitz shakes hands with her captors on release and says goodbye with “shalom”

The spirit of the times is clouded by hatred and violence like it hasn’t been in a long time. The fragmentation of society, polarization, and a growing anger seeking an outlet is increasingly evident with each new or re-emerging conflict.…

Cruelty that has no name

The synagogue in Munich, Bavaria, was built in the centre of the city, in an area that had been a Jewish quarter before the Nazi expulsions and murders. It is built of large stones of that yellowish hue seen in…

Ceasefire in Gaza now!

The death toll continues to rise in Gaza as Israel imposes collective punishment on the 2.4 million Palestinians trapped in the occupied enclave, which has been described as the world’s largest open-air prison. Palestinians in Gaza have lived under a…

Protests around the world demand immediate ceasefire in Gaza as 100,000 demonstrate for Palestinian rights in London

Demonstrations continue to take place around the world to demand an end to hostilities in the Gaza Strip. One of the largest protests took place this Saturday in London, where some 100,000 people marched to demand a ceasefire in the…

War engineering and Hamas as a black mirror of Israeli society

After the so far unsuccessful initial project to corner, hang and destroy Russia (turning it into the next Ukraine) and after the final transformation of Western Europe into a colony, the US government, for decades now controlled by transnational corporations,…

Appeal for a ceasefire and for the release of all civilian prisoners held by Hamas and the Islamic Jihad

The horrors of the war in Gaza have exceeded all limits and the main victims are the innocent civilian populations, Israelis and Palestinians. Over 1,400 Israelis and 5,000 Palestinians have died and thousands more are injured or missing. Let us…

Ukraine and Palestine: one and the same?

The following text is based on a possible reaction to two very different situations: Russia’s special military operation and the Israeli army’s invasion of Gaza. This reaction leads to the easy denunciation of “two unprovoked invasions”. We intend to criticize…

Gaza: respect for human rights is needed

We received and [now] publish [the following text] from Milad Jubran Basir, Italian-Palestinian journalist: “The Israeli army, supported by Western powers, spares nothing in Gaza. Unfortunately, in addition to healthcare personnel, ambulances, schools, hospitals, civil protection offices and schools, UNRWA…

No Business as Usual at Rally in Solidarity with Gaza – Federal Building Temporarily Shut Down in San Francisco

As people got off work on Thursday evening, October 19, the street in front of the Federal Building in San Francisco swelled with a spirited crowd chanting, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.” An ocean of…

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