Palestine: Documentary “The New Women of Gaza”


As the crippling blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt continues, poverty levels continue to rise in the territory, a narrow strip of land along the eastern Mediterranean coast. Gaza is home to more than 1.5 million Palestinians, half of them under the age of 15. Unemployment stands at 52 percent, according to the World Bank. Gazans face poor water and sanitation conditionsContinue reading “Palestine: Documentary “The New Women of Gaza””

How Mainstream media gets Palestine wrong


Israeli forces detain Fawzi al-Juniadi during a protest in the West Bank city of Hebron on December 7 [Wisam Hashlamoun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images]   The photo of 16-year-old Fawzi al-Junaidi blindfolded, bruised and surrounded by a dozen Israeli soldiers went viral on social media. It was touted as the emblem of Israeli oppression. But for Western mainstream media, itContinue reading “How Mainstream media gets Palestine wrong”

Tales in a Kabul Restaurant


Afghan villagers sit near the bodies of children killed during an air strike in Kunar province April 7, 2013. (Photo: Via RT)   Since 2009, Voices for Creative Nonviolence has maintained a grim record we call the “The Afghan Atrocities Update” which gives the dates, locations, numbers and names of Afghan civilians killed by NATOContinue reading “Tales in a Kabul Restaurant”