Israeli soldiers tell how, from the outset of the Gaza campaign, commanding officers made it clear that the primary consideration was not the security of civilians but the protection of soldiers, the Israeli organization Breaking the Silence reports.
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Presentation report: Operation Protective Edge, a War Waged on Gaza's Children
00-00-0000 t/m 04-07-2015
Hooglandse Kerkgracht 17-G 2301 EC Leiden, 14:00 - 14:30hrs
The Dutch Coalition for Palestinian Children and Tadamun in the Netherlands invite you to the presentation of the Defence for Children International Palestine (DCIP) report: Operation Protective Edge, a War Waged on Gaza’s Children.
Palestine on the map
Palestinian loss of land 1946-2010 >>
In the spotlight
Ilan Pappe on the western awakening and what it means for Israel/Palestine
Ilan Pappe has lately published a new book of dialogues with Noam Chomsky, and edited by Frank Barat, called On Palestine. Pappe is the director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies and the author of many books, notably The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. Born in Israel 60 years ago, he left the University of Haifa in 2007 to take up a position at the University of Exeter in England after he called for boycott of Israel and the school president pressed him to resign, while others threatened him personally. Philip Weiss of Mondoweiss blog interviewed Pappe by phone. (photo: Anja Meulenbelt)
In their own words: Israeli troops break ranks on Gaza campaign
Vatican to sign State of Palestine accord
The Vatican has said it is preparing to sign its first accord with Palestine, two years after officially recognising it as a state. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Vatican said that the “bilateral commission of the Holy See and the State of Palestine” was putting the final touches to the treaty, the Britsic newspaper The Guardian reports