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No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Truth NGO – From Ten Myths About Israel, out now from Verso Books. June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all. In the eyes of many Israelis and their supporters worldwide — even those who might criticize some of its policies — Israel …

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Save the Children: Gaza children on brink of mental health crisis

Truth NGO – Research by the rights group found 95 percent of young people surveyed in Gaza showed deep psychological distress. According to Aljazeera, A generation of children in the besieged Gaza Strip are on the brink of a mental health crisis, a children rights group said. “A whole generation of children in Gaza is balancing on a knife edge …

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Israel calls in envoys from Spain, Slovenia, Belgium over UN Gaza vote

Truth NGO – The Israeli regime has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their countries’ votes at the United Nations in favor of an international probe into the latest massacre of dozens of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip. Spanish Ambassador Manuel Gomez-Acebo and Slovenian envoy Barbara Susnik were summoned on Monday, while Belgian Ambassador Olivier Belle …

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Israeli police break activist’s leg while in custody

Truth NGO – Activists say Israeli police have brutally beaten an Arab-Israeli NGO worker after arresting him at a Haifa demonstration, which landed him in hospital with a broken leg. Jafar Farah, the CEO of the Mossawa Center, was one of the 21 people arrested on Friday during a demonstration against the May 14 Israeli carnage in the Gaza Strip. …

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Israel denies West Bank medical team entry to Gaza

Truth NGO – The Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights has condemned the Israeli authorities for preventing a medical delegation from the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the West Bank from entering the Gaza Strip on Sunday to provide medical care for the wounded protesters. In a statement issued yesterday, the centre condemned the Israeli restrictions imposed on the freedom of …

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1000s join rallies in UK, Canada, Australia to slam Israel atrocities on Palestine

Truth NGO – Thousands of people have taken part in a massive rally in Britain’s capital London to express solidarity with Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip and condemn persisting atrocities by the Israeli regime in the occupied territories as well as UK’s inaction toward such violence. The protesters gathered Saturday outside of British prime minister’s residence on Downing Street …

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500 surgeries in Gaza hospitals postponed after hygiene services stopped

500 surgeries in Gaza hospitals postponed after hygiene services stopped

Truth NGO – according to MEMO the Ministry of Health in Gaza Strip said that the number of surgeries that have been delayed in Gaza has reached 500 on Wednesday after hygiene services have stopped in all Gaza hospitals. In a press statement, spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza Strip, Ashraf Qedra, said that the reason for the …

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Qatar offers $9 million in emergency aid to Gaza

Qatar offers $9 million in emergency aid to Gaza

Truth NGO – according to MEMO The head of Qatar’s national committee for the reconstruction of Gaza, Ambassador Mohammed Al-Emadi, said on Thursday that the Emir of Qatar has given instructions to provide emergency aid to the besieged Gaza Strip worth $9 million. “This will help [the Palestinians] in Gaza amidst the deteriorating humanitarian conditions due to the acute shortage …

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Israel forces target Hamas positions in Gaza Strip

Israel forces target Hamas positions in Gaza Strip

Israeli forces have launched artillery attacks on alleged Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip. No casualties have been reported from the Sunday night attacks. Israel claims that the attacks were launched is response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip that landed without causing any injuries. The Israeli military frequently targets the Gaza Strip, with civilians being the main victims …

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