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Gaza residents testify about the effects Israel and Egypt’s blockade of their land has had on their lives.

http://ajinteractive.businesscatalyst.com/GazaLifeofSiegeJazeera/index.html

 

The enormous influence of Israel’s lobby in the US is hardly a secret – nor is it evidence of a conspiracy. There is nothing secret about it: the lobby openly seeks to influence the political class in Israel’s favor, and routinely intervenes in cases where the media is insufficiently sensitive to Israeli concerns. The resources at its disposal are substantial: major donors to the two political parties make no secret of the fact that a candidate’s stance on Israel is the standard by which all are to be judged.

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2014/07/10/pro-israel-media-bias-its-as-easy-as-abc/

Most of the U.S. vetoes cast in the Security Council in the 1980s and 90s, and almost all of those cast since the end of the Cold War, have been to protect Israel.

http://endtheoccupation.org/article.php?id=173

 

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Katharine (Katie) Redford, is a human rights lawyer and activist who is credited with spearheading a movement to hold international companies accountable for overseas abuse in their home court jurisdictions in the Western world, and in doing so, opened up new possibilities in human rights law. She is the co-Founder and US Office Director of EarthRightsInternational(ERI), a non-profit group of activists, organizers, and lawyers with expertise in human rights, the environment and corporate and government accountability.

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