March 17, 2018
Salem-News.com (May-08-2014 14:17)
Gaza: Where Cemeteries Serve the LivingTim King Salem-News.com
Welcome to Baraka City --Gaza
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Most people know about the suffering in Gaza, or do they? Israeli propaganda groups like to send out photos of shopping malls with happy people and claim they are from Gaza, and God knows people of Gaza deserve what everyone else has, but I would bet my life on the fact that a very tiny percentage of Gazans ever actually go to a mall.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2014 09:24)
Act for Human RightsDr. Mazin Qumsiyeh Salem-News.com
In my talks, I emphasize that people must wake up and push politicians to do the right thing. That is how history changes...
People asked me about the latest "reconciliation" agreement between Fatah and Hamas. Most Palestinians here are skeptical of the sincerity of leadership in Fatah and Hamas and most still think these leaders are driven by narrow factional and personal interests than by interest of Palestine.
Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2014 13:19)
Israel Put on Notice Throughout the WorldSalem-News.com
“The real purpose of these hearings is to hold Israel accountable,” said American, David Schermerhorn, passenger on board Challenger 1. “In the past, Israel has committed horrendous actions against Palestinians and their supporters.”
Internationals from 20 countries came to Istanbul to hear testimony on March 27, 2014 against Israeli officials and to offer their support to the victims on board the Mavi Marmara.
Salem-News.com (Mar-13-2014 01:11)
Multiple Israeli Airstrikes Hit GazaSalem-News.com
The Israeli air forces also launched a strike on al-Quds Brigades in al-Qara neighborhood in Khan Younis, and another site belonging to the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing on Hamas, west of Rafah.
Israeli air forces launched air strikes across the Gaza Strip late Wednesday, with no immediate reports of injuries.
Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2014 01:38)
Egypt`s Shameful Rejection of Mairead Maguire and Other Peace AdvocatesSalem-News.com
The Syria Solidarity Movement declares its support for Mairead Maguire and other exponents of compassion, free speech, human rights and respect for diversity.
The Syria Solidarity Movement views with sadness and dismay the Egyptian government's denial of entry to Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire for the purpose of transiting to Gaza to attend the International Women's Day commemorations.
Salem-News.com (Mar-08-2014 10:28)
Just What the Spin Doctor Ordered: an Arms Shipment from Iran`s GovernmentJonathan Marcus, BBC diplomatic correspondent
Israel’s clandestine battle with weapons smugglers
An ‘explainer’ from the BBC is followed by Richard Silverstein’s interpretation. A Reuters report gives the basic facts as known at the time.
Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2014 22:55)
Sexist Culture Still Bars Women from Driving in Saudi ArabiaAnna O'Leary, Salem-News.com Political Commentator
International Women’s Day (March 8th) sees women in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia with little to celebrate.
A strong system of customs and laws in Saudi Arabia keep women heavily reliant on men for their basic day-to-day survival. A song satirizing Saudi Arabia’s driving ban for women, ‘No Woman, No Drive’, has the desert kingdom rocking. Dozens of Saudi women’s rights activists have been in trouble for defying the driving ban by staging "protest drives".
Salem-News.com (Mar-02-2014 14:30)
Donna Boyd of Portland, Oregon, Joins International Delegation of Women to Visit Women of GazaSalem-News.com
The delegation will be deliver solar lamps to Gaza's women.
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Donna Boyd is joining an international coalition of 100 women traveling to Gaza to witness the hardships facing the 1.7 million residents.
Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2014 01:13)
`Lest We Forget` The Day Rachel Corrie DiedDr. James M. Wall Salem-News.com
Ms. Corrie was a student at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash.,
Rachel Corrie was killed March 16, 2003, by an Israeli soldier who crushed her to death with an American-built Caterpillar bulldozer. Eleven years later, March 16, 2014, on the anniversary of her death, Rachel Corrie (right) will be remembered by her family and friends.
Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2014 17:44)
The Ken O`Keefe Family Values TourTim King Salem-News.com
World says goodbye to the mother of one of Gaza's most well known and substantial activists.
Pat Johnson, mother of Gaza activist and reporter Ken O'Keeft, died today.