UK Newswire Archive
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center
www.imemc.org, for Wednesday December 31st 2008.
31-12-2008 15:13On the seventh anniversary of Guantánamo Bay opening up, join us in an evening of celebration of Binyam Mohamed, the last Londoner STILL held in Guantánamo Bay
By the way...
Like Lebanon Gaza does not have any defense against attack from the air.
Like it or lump it, Hamas was democratically elected by the Palestinian people.
The rocket attacks on Israel causes huge disruption on one small area but are little more than a symbolic gesture of defiance.
The four Israelis killed by Hamas rockets happened SINCE the bombing of Gaza started when Hamas began increasing its attacks.
Meanwhile the media gives EQUAL coverage to the attacks on both sides. Despite 1 Israeli dying for every 92 (latest figures) Palestinians.
With the blockade (which costs hundreds of lives) Gaza is little more than an enormous prison for over 1,000,000 people. Hamas honoured the ceasefire for six months while watching their people starve.
Is it any wonder that they decided to rattle the cage?
Once upon a time Israel funded Hamas as way of dividing Palestinian anger and undermining Yasser Arafat. Did they forget to mention that on News At Ten?
31-12-2008 15:05In the light of Israeli air strikes against the Gazan population, Jews for Justice for Palestinians (JfJfP), the largest Jewish peace group in the UK or Europe released this open letter to Gordon Brown on Sunday 28 December 2008:
31-12-2008 14:50January to December 2008, 74 public Anti-Deportation Campaigns
31-12-2008 13:11I’m fed up with the histrionics, the exaggerations and the lies about SHAC and so this is my contribution to counter them.
(Put the kettle on - this is quite a read)
31-12-2008 13:09Anyone making money out of the suffering taking place inside HLS will be held accountable.
31-12-2008 10:20A new anti-militarist network has been formed.
31-12-2008 00:33There will be a talk in Stratford on the 8th of January which will discuss the realities of Olympic jobs, gentrification and policing.
30-12-2008 20:34Gaza Strip, 30 Dec, 2008- Israeli air force still launching the heaviest bombardments in Gaza ever. The fourth day of Israeli military operation started with heavy bombings took place west of Gaza City in addition to killing 2 children and around 10 in various places in Gaza to raise death toll to 390 while wounded people up to 1 thousand and 700 most of them civilians.
30-12-2008 20:05A call out for supporters to come to the demonstration outside the Israeli embassy tomorrow which is scheduled 2 - 4 pm - and stay later!
30-12-2008 19:55Southampton Palestinian Cafe Event
30-12-2008 19:49The Free Gaza ship Dignity, carrying doctors and medical supplies, arrives in Lebanon after being rammed by Israeli warships.