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Gaza: Stop the genocide! Grand gathering on December 16th in Paris by CAPJPO – EuroPalestine

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

We will show our solidarity with all those who are in the dark and cold because of an inhuman siege, while our cities are illuminated. And together we will send a strong message to our leaders who are complicit in a deadly blockade that starves, despairs and slowly kills two million women, men and children.

How can we accept such a genocide in the 21st century? Total imprisonment for more than 10 years, imposed by Israel with the complicity of Egypt, bombing, deprivation of drugs, drinking water and electricity.

Continue reading at http://www.europalestine.com/spip.php?article13602

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Amnesty calls on UN powers to surrender veto on genocide votes

Amnesty International has urged the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to give up their power of veto in cases where atrocities are being committed… The rights group urged the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States – to renounce their veto rights in situations of genocide and mass atrocities. Since 2011, Russia and China have cast four vetoes to block international action in Syria, where more than 210,000 have been killed since the conflict began, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Security Council has failed to deal with conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Israel and Ukraine, even when civilians had been subjected to “horrific crimes”, Amnesty said.

Continue reading at http://nation.com.pk/national/26-Feb-2015/amnesty-calls-on-un-powers-to-surrender-veto-on-genocide-votes

TAKE ACTION now and write a letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Make sure to post a copy of the letter in our comments as well, so we can publish it.
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Is Time Running Out for Israel? Netanyahu in a Panic by Robert Fantina

What has caused this change? Where did Mr. Netanyahu finally misstep? Why are so many countries, once timid in any criticism of Israel, now appearing ready to recognize Palestine? While it has been a long time coming, as indicated by the increased success of the BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) movement, one can argue that this past summer’s unspeakably cruel and barbaric bombardment and invasion of the Gaza Strip, coupled with the increased violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, combined to be Mr. Netanyahu’s undoing. Graphic photos of hospitals, mosques, homes and U.N. refugee centers being bombed, and of children and adults being shot by snipers, may have finally proved to be more than most of the world was willing to tolerate. Articles in U.S. newspapers by Israeli writers endorsing the genocide of the Palestinian people also seem too much for most people to bear.

Continue reading at http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/12/17/netanyahu-in-a-panic/

TAKE ACTION now and write a letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Make sure to post a copy of the letter in our comments as well, so we can publish it.
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