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See for yourself: Aerial and panoramic views show devastation in Gaza

Such images help us to understand the reality behind the shocking statistics about the physical destruction: 108,000 people have had their homes destroyed or severely damaged and will need permanent rehousing.

How UN's Ban Ki-moon and Oxfam undermine Palestinian right to resist

Palestinians should no longer accept demands that they abandon the right to resist from those who purport to support their struggle.

Israel lost the war in Gaza but the struggle for justice goes on

The ceasefire deal is a victory for Palestinians, but it faces many dangers and is only a small step on the road to liberation.

Scorched earth: Israel obliterates two more Gaza high rises

Israel perpetrated the destruction of two more high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip overnight, making hundreds more people homeless and destroying dozens of business.

Playwright Wallace Shawn translates ADL ad justifying Israeli child murder into plain English

The ad, which appeared in The Hollywood Reporter and was signed by Hollywood executives, quotes a famous statement by Golda Meir justifying Israel’s slaughter of Arab children during her time.

Watch: Short film “Gazonto” by John Greyson imagines Toronto bombed like Gaza

The video uses the device of a simulated video game to show how the horrifying effects of Israeli violence against Palestinians are rendered distant or invisible while the violence itself is celebrated.

“Gaza’s 9/11”: Israel destroys high-rise building in Gaza - video

In what many Palestinians are calling “Gaza’s 9/11,” Israeli warplanes today destroyed the 12-story “Zafir 4” residential tower in Gaza City.

Students take demand to rehire Salaita directly to Univ. of Illinois trustees

There is mounting national and international outrage at the firing of Steven Salaita over his criticisms of Israel.

Starve or surrender: Cut off all food and water to Gaza, says Israeli general

Israeli Major-General Giora Eiland has urged that all food and water be cut off to Gaza residents – a major war crime and precisely the “starve or surrender” policy condemned when used in Syria.

Univ. of Illinois admits pre-emptive firing of Israel critic Steven Salaita

This transparent use of “civility” as a cover to fire a professor with outspoken views on Israel is almost identical to the pretext that was given by DePaul University in 2007 to deny tenure to Norman Finkelstein.

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