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The Resistance imposed a new reality on the ground in Gaza

Victory Dance. Painting by Ismail Shammout

Victory Dance. Painting by Ismail Shammout

‘We believe that any ceasefire without a price is a bonus for the occupation and it benefits from it and uses it as a means to subdue the Resistance, in an attempt to turn the victory that we accomplished on the military battlefield into a defeat at the negotiating table.’ ‘Of course, there is always contact between the Palestinian Resistance and Hezbollah and Iran. This is no longer a secret.’ QASSEM QASSEM and NIDAL AL-WAHIDI 
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Palestine: Hold occupying power to account

Palestinians living in Israel shout slogans at solidarity protest with administrative detainees and other Palestinian prisoners, Umm al-Faham, June 27, 2014. The action also denounced Israel’s military operation in the West Bank the week before. Police used harsh violence to suppress the demonstration, also preventing proper evacuation of injured protesters | Activestills

On June 21, amidst Israel’s “Operation Brother’s Keeper” allegedly searching for three missing Israeli settler youth, the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council published an open letter to the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The Council called for action against Israel’s crime of collective punishment and other human rights violations, in particular pertaining to its position as the occupying power in Palestine. We are posting below excerpts from that letter. Continue reading

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Case of missing youth used to undermine Palestinian unity government

Left to right: Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaer, Naftali Frankel

Left to right: Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaer, Naftali Frankel

We are posting below excerpts from a June 16 item by Ramzy Baroud published in the Palestine Chronicle. Although written before the Zionists’ disinformation about the three missing Israeli youth came to light, the item outlines attempts of the Netanyahu government’s to manipulate the situation for self-serving reasons to undermine the unity of the Palestinian people, specifically the newly formed unity government between Hamas and Fatah. Continue reading

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