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Film “Staying Human” Follows Slain Italian Activist in His Resistance Campaign in Gaza

July 6, 2011

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PALESTINE- ISRAEL.— On April 14th, Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni was abducted in Gaza, the following day he was found dead. Arrigoni was a member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) an organization resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using non-violent methods. “Staying Human” follows Arrigoni in his resistance campaign as he recounts his experiences […]

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Gaza- Aid Flotilla “The Audacity of Hope” Rejects Obama Adminstration’s Denounciation of Their Mission

June 28, 2011

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PALESTINE- ISRAEL.—A group of US citizens is defiantly rejecting the Obama Administration’s attempt to impede their aid mission to the Gaza strip. Up to 50 Americans are set to sail from a Greek port on a U.S. flagged- ship called “The Audacity of Hope”. The boat is part of an international flotilla carrying aid for […]

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Years Later Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit Continues to be a Symbolic Bargaining Chip Between Palestine and Israel

June 28, 2011

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ISRAEL-PALESTINE.—In 2006, Gilad Shalit was taken by armed combatants of Hamas in a cross- border conflict between Israel and Palestine. Negotiations for Shalit’s release have failed numerous times over the last few years, particularly over the details of the prisoner exchange. Hamas is demanding the release of all female and underage Palestinian prisoners, as well […]

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UCLA to Hold Debate On the Prospects for Peace in the Israeli- Palestine Conflict

May 22, 2011

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LOS ANGELES.– David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari will debate current prospects for peace in the Israel- Palestine conflict. David Makovsky is the Director of the Washington Institute’s Project on the Middle East Peace Process, and Ghaith al-Omari is the former advisor to Fatah/PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas and current head of the American Task Force in […]

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