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Rivlin Addresses Spanish Parliament, Highlights Democratic Values, Tolerance on Jerusalem Post

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While his address was largely self-congratulatory, telling lawmakers what they wanted to hear, his words only reached about half the elected officials who make up the Congress and Senate were present. Outside the parliament during his speech, there was a pro-Palestinian demonstration, at which protestors held banners on stating in Enlish: ”You are Zionists, not Children of Israel.  Stop Genocide in Palestine…Reuven Rivlin, nobody wants you to be in Spain.” The protestors asserted that Rivlin’s proper place was in prison for his crimes against the Palestinians.

Continue reading at http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rivlin-addresses-Spanish-parliament-highlights-democratic-values-tolerance-513605

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Oscar Winners Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Denounce Israeli ‘Genocide’ in Open Letter

Dozens of Spanish film stars, directors, musicians and writers, led by Oscar winners Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar, have denounced Israel’s incursion into Gaza.

In an open letter referenced by Europa Press and other Spanish media, they described Israel’s actions as “genocide.”

They also called on the European Union to “condemn the bombing by land, sea and air against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip…”

The letter also said: “Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea and air. Palestinians’ homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity [and] free movement to their hospitals, schools and fields while the international community does nothing.”

Others who signed the letter include directors Montxo Armendariz and Benito Zambrano; actors Lola Herrera, Eduardo Noriega and Rosa Maria Sarda; and musicians Amaral and Nacho Campillo.

Continue reading at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/penelope-cruz-javier-bardem-denounce-721894

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Demonstration shouting “genocidal Israel”, at the gates of Noa concert in the Jazz Festival by El Correo

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[Google translation] At the gates of the Jazz Festival. That’s the place where you have said fifty sympathizers with the Palestinian cause who have applied unsuccessfully to the boycott of Israeli artist Noa, headlining concerts Wednesday Jazz Festival. Surrounded by riot police Ertzaintza and the Local Police have launched harangues protesters as “genocidal Israel” and “Free Palestine” after the attacks carried out by the Israeli State on the Gaza Strip.

Continue reading at http://www.elcorreo.com/festivales/jazz-vitoria-gasteiz/2014/201407/16/manifestacion-grito-israel-genocida-20140716220757.html

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