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Norman Finkelstein: Outrage over Israeli Massacre Shows Power of Nonviolent Palestinian Resistance
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-05-16

The United States is refusing to criticize Israel after Israeli forces shot dead at least 61 unarmed Palestinian protesters taking part in the Great March of Return in Gaza Monday. More than 2,700 Palestinians were injured. At the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has blocked a call for an international investigation into Israel's actions.
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Norman Finkelstein: Palestinians Have the Right to Break Free of the "Unlivable" Cage That Is Gaza
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-05-16

This spring's mass nonviolent protests in Gaza come as the human rights conditions in the "open-air prison" have even further deteriorated. Last year, the United Nations issued a report warning Gaza is already "unlivable." The majority of its water is contaminated, and electricity is limited to only a few hours a day. About half the population is children.
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Kill and Kill and Kill
Saree Makdisi | counterpunch.org | 2018-05-16

Two spectacles unfolded in Palestine on Monday. In Gaza, Israeli army snipers shot and killed 58 Palestinians--including six children--and injured almost three thousand others amid scenes of smoke, fire, teargas, dust, agony and blood. At exactly the same time, to the tinkling of champagne glasses at a glittering reception barely fifty miles away in Jerusalem, Jared Kushner and an elegant Ivanka Trump oversaw the opening of Donald Trump's new embassy there. The juxtaposition of these two contemporaneous scenes encapsulates at a single glance the entirety of Zionism's murderous conflict with the Palestinian people.
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Headlines for May 3, 2018
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-05-03

Rudy Giuliani Says Trump Reimbursed Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment, Trump Denies Affair, Accusing Stormy Daniels of Extortion, Trump Hires Lawyer Who Defended Bill Clinton Against Impeachment, Guantánamo Prisoner Ahmed al-Darbi Transferred to Saudi Arabia, Libya: 12 Dead as Suicide Bombers Strike Tripoli Electoral Office, U.S. Returns Looted Iraqi Artifacts Acquired by Hobby Lobby, Chilean Survivors of Clerical Sexual Assault Meet with Pope Francis, 9 Dead as Aging Puerto Rico Air National Guard Plane Crashes, Puerto Rico Anti-Austerity Protests Continue, Defying Police Violence, Iowa Lawmakers Approve Ban on Most Abortions, 27 More Women Accuse Charlie Rose of Sexual Abuses, Cambridge Analytica to Shut Down After Facebook Privacy Scandal, Two Black Men Who "Trespassed" at Philly Starbucks Settle Lawsuits, Harvard University Will Negotiate with Student Labor Union, Arizona Teachers' Strike Continues as State Budget Talks Stall...
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Israel Kills 16 Gaza Protesters, Injures 1,400 (Video)
Staff | Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists | 2018-04-01

Tens of thousands of Palestinians living under a suffocating Israeli blockade in Gaza organized a massive peaceful march on the border with Israel. And they were met with a sea of bullets. | Israel crushed the historic protest with extreme violence, mowing down the unarmed protesters. More than 1,400 Palestinians were injured. The Israeli military deployed more than 100 snipers, who shot 773 protesters with live ammunition. At least 16 Gazans were killed in the massacre. | Israel's military later openly admitted that the massacre had been intentional and pre-planned. The IDF wrote on Twitter, "everything was accurate and measured, and we know where every bullet landed." Soon after, it deleted these tweets. | The demonstration, which was dubbed the "Great Return March," had been organized for months, in order to demand the right Palestinian refugees have under international law to return to...
https://www.truthdig.com/videos/israel-massacres-unarmed-gaza-protesters-shooting-773-with-live-ammunition-video/
https://positiveuniverse.com/israel-kills-16-gaza-protesters-injures-1400-video/
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Israeli Military Admits Massacre of Unarmed Gaza Protesters Was Intentional - then Deletes Tweets
TRNN | The Real News Network | 2018-04-01

The IDF said its bloody crackdown on unarmed Palestinian protesters was "accurate and measured." After shooting 773 Gazans with live ammunition, it wrote on Twitter, "we know where every bullet landed."
http://therealnews.com/idirect.php?i=21485
https://positiveuniverse.com/israeli-military-admits-massacre-of-unarmed-gaza-protesters-was-intentional-then-deletes-tweets/

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