Monthly Archives: July 2010

Chronically Horrid – Through a Palestinian’s eyes

Part of a series of articles on the perfidy and disinformation of the HalifaxChronicle Herald newspaper

THE MEDIA and politicians cannot be allowed to justify horrendous crimes and disinform Canadians as to the reality and truth of conflicts without being held accountable. We call on all workers and trade unionists, social and political activists, journalists and alternate media, youth and students, all those who stand for truth and human dignity and are concerned about the media, to converge this Friday on the Halifax Herald. Join people throughout the world to help end Israel’s three-tiered system of oppression against the Palestinian people. Continue reading

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Palestinian prisoners’ families to urge Hamas: Don’t surrender to Israel

Families of Palestinians jailed in Israel to march in Gaza on Sunday to urge Hamas not to relinquish its demands in prisoner exchange deal with Israel.

By JACK KHOURY and BARAK RAVID, Haaretz

Palestinian women attend a protest in Gaza calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails on June 28, 2010 | Photo by: Reuters

(July 3, 2010) – TAKING a cue from the family of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, the families of Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel plan to march in Gaza on Sunday to urge Hamas not to relinquish its demands for a prisoner exchange.

The higher national committee on prisoners in the Gaza Strip said the planned protest march will make its way toward the Gaza home of senior Hamas official Mahmoud A-Zahar. Continue reading

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