New cartoons & graphic from Malcolm Evans

25 Jul

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Well known Kiwi cartoonist Malcolm Evans has created these new images. Reproduced with permission.

UN school under attack by Israel

25 Jul


Al Jazeera report from Gaza, 25 July 2014

UN shelter in Gaza ‘struck by Israeli shells’

Gaza health ministry says the  bombardment killed at least 15 people and injured 200 in a UN-run school in Beit Hanoun.

The UN school in northern Gaza used to shelter civilians from fierce clashes on the streets outside.

Al Jazeera’s correspondent Nicole Johnston, reporting from Gaza, said the school in Beit Hanoun came under fire on Thursday.

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‘Growing humanitarian crisis’ – Gaza’s sole power plant hit

24 Jul


Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous reports on the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza after Israeli forces attack the sole power plant. 23 July 2014

Yes – we are marching again!

24 Jul

Gaza protest poster - 26 July 2014

AUCKLAND: Rally 2pm Saturday 26 July at Aotea Square, Queen St.

WELLINGTON: Rally 12noon Saturday 26 July, Cuba Mall.

This carnage has to stop!

Massive protests are erupting all over the world – a new ‘super power’ is emerging on the world stage: ‘people’s power’ will prevail.

While our leaders remain silent, humanity demands that Israel’s massacre of Palestinians ends now.

Please bring at least 5 others along to the rally on Saturday. Make your own placard.  Donate to the Gaza Emergency Medical Fund (see the side bar on for details).

Free south Auckland bus departs the Mangere East Community Centre, 372 Massey Rd at 1pm. Ring 275-6161 to book a seat.



Israel invades Gaza because it can

24 Jul

Mideast Israel Palestinians

By Dennis J. Kucinich, Fmr. 16-year Member of US Congress; Two-time US Presidential Candidate. Huffington Post : Opinion

Israel invades Gaza because it can. Gazans, in the face of an invasion, have no ability to strike back, while Israel strikes forward. Israel has total military superiority, an air force which can knock and then bomb, a navy which can shell Gazans from miles off shore, an army which can roll tanks into Gaza nonstop. Gazans have no army, navy, or air force with which to defend. Israel, as any nation, has a right to defend itself, but it confuses offense with defense. It is on the offensive in Gaza.

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Gaza hospital under Israeli bombardment

24 Jul


VIDEO: ABC News’ Alex Marquardt goes inside a hospital in Gaza to report the chaotic scene caused by the Israeli onslaught. 22 July 2014


Israel’s targets in Gaza

23 Jul


Palestinian journalist, Noor Harazeem, reports from Gaza City. 22 July 2014


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