SPECIAL REPORT II GAZA UNDER FIRE Israel’s Criminal Assault on the Occupied State of Palestine

State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Negotiation Affairs Department 22 August 2014 OVERVIEW  – Statistics after 48 days of the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip (July 6th – August 22nd). Since the beginning of Israel’s continues and deliberate attacks on the defenseless Palestinian civilians in Gaza, Palestinian causalities and destruction of properties have been increased severely. On […]

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SPECIAL REPORT GAZA UNDER FIRE! Israel’s Criminal Assault on the Occupied State of Palestine

State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization, Negotiation Affairs Department. 21 August 2014 OVERVIEW Statistics after 47 days of the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip (July 6th– August 21th). Since Israel violated the latest ceasefire and withdrew its negotiations team from the ceasefire talks in Cairo, Israeli occupation forces killed at least 48 Palestinians including women and […]

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‘F*** the poor!’ is the message from a top executive at African Bank

In a terrifying glimpse this week into the dark heart of unsecured lending in South Africa, a former top executive of African Bank, Tami Sokutu, scorned the poor who were sucked into debt by easy loans from his now failed company.   Sokutu, who made more than R50-million in share options and earned another R35-million […]

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PHROC Launches an Urgent Appeal Calling for International Intervention on Behalf of Palestinian Civilians in Gaza

The Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) calls for an urgent intervention on behalf of the international community to protect civilian victims of the Israeli aerial bombardment and ground invasion – so-called “Operation Protective Edge” – in the Gaza Strip. As of 3 pm on 30 July, at least 1,263 Palestinian civilians had been killed, […]

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PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION. Bethlehem, 13 th of August 2014

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities conducts a Preliminary Assessment of The Intentional Destruction of Palestinian Cultural Heritage in Gaza Her Excellency, Rula Ma’ayah, Palestinian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, calls on the international community, especially the UNESCO, World Heritage Committee, ICOMOS, ICCROM, IUCN, ICOM, WAC, IAU and other international organizations to condemn the Israeli […]

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Tragedy in Île-à-Vache, Haiti, Tourism Predator

The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 – July 11, 2014. A large-scale tourism project planned for the Haitian island of Île-à-Vache […]

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