Gaza

Israel’s 1967 (“Six Day”) War began what is now a 50-year occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. Twenty-four years ago in 1993, the Oslo Accords initiated a “peace process” based on the principle of exchanging land for peace, …

Israel’s 1967 (“Six Day”) War began what is now a 50-year occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. Twenty-four years ago in 1993, the Oslo Accords initiated a “peace process” based on the principle of exchanging land for peace, …

POSTPONED from June 5th to June 12th due to WEATHER As of June 2017, Palestinian men, women and children have endured 50 years of military occupation of their lands in Gaza, the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, as well as an ongoing …

EyeWitness Gaza: Keeping Hope Alive

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

presented by   Nancy Murray Nancy Murray, who was for 25 years Director of Education at the ACLU of Massachusetts, recently returned from the Gaza Strip, which the UN has said will be “unlivable” within four years.  Dr. Murray first visited Gaza in 1988 and …

Speakers: ISSA AMRO, founder and director of Youth Against Settlements in Hebron who has been arrested dozens of times for leading non-violent popular resistance. and  NANCY MURRAY, activist and co-founder of the Gaza Mental Health Foundation who recently returned from a visit to the Gaza …

Accounting for Gaza 2014: Balance and Bias

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter, Fall 2015, published on August 20, 2015. In June the US administration reacted with calculated scorn to the report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate last …

Alice Rothchild and Bill Slaughter visited the Gaza Strip in March 2015 with a medical delegation. They will share images and impressions of the devastation and extraordinary resilience that they encountered and the ongoing siege conditions. Alice Rothchild, Physician, activist, filmmaker, author ofBroken Promises, Broken …

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