Mary Hughes Thompson, 87, died on February 5, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. Mary was one of the founders of the flotilla movement, and was dedicated to justice in Palestine… see plans to build a playground in Gaza in her honor, tributes from around the world, and two videos about her….
Kathy Manning (D-NC) wrote of her fear of Gazan rockets when she went on an Israeli tour to the city of Sderot (a town that numerous American politicians are taken to visit). But it’s clear that Manning knows little about the history and current context of Gaza and Sderot, and is missing essential facts. This video gives her the information that Israeli tour guides and US media leave out.
Freshman Congresswoman Kathy Manning needs an accurate frame of reference before she talks about her Gaza-rocket-Israeli-bomb-shelter moment. Here is a synopsis of the issue for her perusal.
This winter is expected to be even tougher than usual, as Covid lockdown restrictions push yet more people into poverty. More than half the population already lived in poverty as the economy has suffered from the blockade on Gaza and repeated Israeli military operations that have cost the territory nearly $17 billion dollars in the decade from 2007-2017…
The use of incendiary balloons and kites from Gaza started during the Great March of Return protests and as a response to Israel’s use of massive and deadly force against unarmed protesters… a first-hand report.
News reports about Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories January 4-6, 2021… Israeli forces shoot teenagers, abduct civilians, destroy property, etc
These are their stories: eight short videos about eight short lives…
Israel had a busy Christmas, with airstrikes over Gaza and Syria, as well as an invasion of the Palestinian town of Kufur Qaddoum as it peacefully protested.
News reports about Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories December 14-17, 2020… Israeli forces shoot teenagers, abduct civilians, destroy property, etc
Some Israeli actions in the occupied Palestinian Territories October 1 – 8 abduct, attack & kill Palestinians, warplanes strike Gaza – reports from PNN