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Irish MP Richard Boyd Barrett Reads Out Genocidal Quotes from Israeli Ministers and Officials on Guerilla Wire

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I found this little video on YouTube of Irish MP Richard Boyd Barrett reading out horrifically vile statements from Israeli ministers from 2014 and 2015. The video was posted in 2015, and comes from the Questions to the Taoiseach in the Dail, the Irish parliament… Barrett makes the point that these are official statements of the-then current government of Israel, including the advocacy of genocide, including children, and calling them snakes. 

Continue reading at http://guerillawire.org/politics/irish-mp-richard-boyd-barrett-reads-out-genocidal-quotes-from-israeli-ministers-and-officials/

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End EU funding to Israel – Ní Riada call on Palestine News Network

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Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for the ending of all EU funding to Israel. “Israel must be completely excluded from receiving any funding for research and development,” she said. “Every penny that they have received under the research and development scheme, which they have egregiously abused, makes the EU complicit in each and every murder Israel has carried out since 2000. That’s over 10,000 Palestinians. More than 2000 of them children. The EU’s Horizon 2020 is the biggest research and development programme in the world, with €80billion dedicated to it since 2014. Israel is allowed to take part in the programme on the basis of the EU-Israel association agreement, signed in 2000. An outrageous agreement that we warned two decades would only give legitimacy to Israel’s campaign of genocide.

Continue reading at http://english.pnn.ps/2019/02/15/end-eu-funding-to-israel-ni-riada-call/

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SESH FM Announce Charity Compilation in Aid of Palestine on Mixmag

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SESH FM have announced the release of a forthcoming charity compilation in aid of Palestinian rights.

… Via a press statement SESH FM explained that the idea for the compilation, “arose from growing dissatisfaction at the Irish Government’s refusal to condemn the genocide of Palestinian civilians. They refuse to act and remove Israeli diplomats in Ireland despite this being supported by the Dublin City Council. This project is a display of solidarity from all those involved.”

Continue reading at https://mixmag.net/read/sesh-fm-announce-charity-compilation-in-aid-of-palestine-news/

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Peter Canavan and Oisin McConville sign Palestine petition amid flag controversy on The Irish News

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AROUND 1,200 Ulster GAA members have signed a petition in support of the people of Palestine amid controversy over attempts to stop flags being flown at grounds.

… The petition states: “We, the undersigned members of Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, abhor the ongoing genocide in Palestine and call on all right thinking people to continue to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and support their demands for basic human rights.

Continue reading at https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/06/20/news/high-profile-gaa-members-sign-palestine-petition-amid-controversy-over-flags-1360241/

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Pro-Palestine activists reject ‘threatening’ behaviour accusation on Middle East Monitor

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Regev, explained human rights activists, “has a long history of excusing, apologising and justifying [Israel’s] murder, torture and genocide as well as land theft from the indigenous population of Palestine.” They accused the library — which appears only to have disclosed Regev’s attendance after the event, fearing public outrage — of going “against everything the Linen Hall has stood for” and demanded an investigation into how the Israeli Ambassador was allowed to address the community in Belfast in such an “underhanded” way.

Continue reading at https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180327-pro-palestine-activists-reject-threatening-behaviour-accusation/

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What Man Can Do To Man by Evelyn McClafferty

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The Gaza Strip, a recurring flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is home to one and a half million Palestinians. They are living in a land regarded by a significant number in the international human rights community to be illegally under Israeli military control. According to the United Nations, close to 20,000 homes have been destroyed in Gaza, including almost 500 schools. Dearbhla describes the situation there as a “slow drip genocide”.

Listen at http://www.rte.ie/news/voices/2016/0915/816804-what-man-can-do-to-man-series-2-ep9/

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Poem: Gaza Genocide by Margaret O’Driscoll

Four innocent little children
Seen on a beach as they play
Moments later on stretchers
Their limp little bodies lay
In the living hell of Gaza
Where medics openly cried
Countless children killed
In a litany of genocide

Continue reading at http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/gaza-genocide/

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Derry Journal: Sinn Féin MEP, Martina Anderson denied access to Gaza

“The Israeli Government continue to oppress the Palestinian people by attacking them in the economic, cultural and political sphere’s, yet we remain resolute in our will to bring this to the attention of the rest of the world, which is precisely, why MEPs are being denied the opportunity to witness for themselves the genocide that was committed in Gaza.”

Continue reading at http://www.derryjournal.com/news/martina-anderson-denied-access-to-gaza-1-6639728

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The Irish Times: Internationalising the conflict

In withholding $127 million in Palestinian Authority (PA) customs revenues from the authority, as retaliation for its application to join the International Criminal Court(ICC), the Israeli government has once again dangerously escalated tensions… The Palestinians may also have difficulty in making the case that, however reprehensible, the Gaza killings rise to the ICC prosecution threshold for genocide or war crimes, of “unimaginable atrocities that deeply shock the conscience of humanity”. Are they a deliberate strategy or the byproducts of a misguided but “legitimate” war? These are legitimate questions and Israel should prepare to answer them instead of taking revenge on those who ask them.

Continue reading at http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/editorial/internationalising-the-conflict-1.2055052

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