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Gaza, MSF speaks to the UN Security Council: “An immediate and lasting ceasefire is needed”

The speech of the MSF secretary-general to the UN Security Council has just finished. Christopher Lockyear, secretary general of Doctors Without Borders [ Médecins sans Frontières] (MSF), in a speech to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), urged member states…

Ruchama Marton: A voice from Israel against hatred and revenge

It is 20 years now that we accompanied the Mobile Clinic of Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHR‑I) on a mission in the West Bank and the Negev for our documentary film “1000 Women and a Dream”.* Back then, we portrayed Israeli…

Lula withdraws Brazil’s ambassador to Israel and asks his colleague to leave the country

Brazil is severing all diplomatic relations with Israel and has decided to expel Israel’s ambassador to Brazil and recall its ambassador to Tel Aviv. This was announced today by President Luis Ignacio Da Silva in response to the ongoing genocide…

How Nations Could End Israeli Genocide: Stop the Weapons; Stop the Oil; Stop the Tech

How Nations Could End Israeli Genocide: Stop the Weapons; Stop the Oil; Stop the Tech By Marcy Winograd If the nations of the world–particularly the United States and the Arab countries–wanted to stop Israel’s slaughter, torture and ethnic cleansing in…

American and European leaders must follow Canada’s example and condemn Netanyahu’s evacuation plan

At a press conference in Ottawa, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, said that Netanyahu’s plan is “unacceptable”. Demanding Rafah civilians to evacuate the southern Gaza town to let Israeli forces carry out a military offensive is ‘unacceptable’…

Is there a window of opportunity for peace in Ukraine and the Middle East?

The outcome of the presidential elections to be held this year in the US and Russia could mean a return to the doctrine of nonviolent co-existence between the US and Russia and the consequent end to Cold War 2.0. Thus,…

Congressional Days of Actions for Palestine. February

Since October 7th, we have been actively present within the halls of Congress. Our primary aim this week is to personally visit Senate and House offices and advocate for a ceasefire in Gaza while urging an end to funding for…

There Is No Place for the Palestinians of Gaza to Go

On February 9, 2024, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his army would advance into Rafah, the last remaining city in Gaza not occupied by the Israelis. Most of the 2.3 million Palestinians who live in Gaza had fled…

Israel declares it wants to invade the southern Gaza Strip

Israel intends to invade the southern Gaza Strip by land, in Rafah, the head of the Israeli government, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced just now. The operation could begin at any time. The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] chief of staff opposed the…

Saudi Arabia refuses to normalize relations with Israel without an independent Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia told the US that it will not resume diplomatic relations with Israel unless an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders is recognized, the Arab country’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s position has…

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