Articles with keyword "Gaza"
Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011
Today, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to submit a request for Palestinian statehood to the United Nations.
Posted on: Monday, August 15, 2011
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Posted on: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Author and long time MADRE supporter, Alice Walker tells us why she is sailing on the U.S boat to Gaza.
State Department Officials Have an Obligation to Speak Out Against Israeli Threats to Attack U.S. Boat to Gaza
Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2011
U.S peace activists express outrage over the lack of protection from the U.S Government.
Posted on: Friday, May 13, 2011
If you are in the NY area you can take part in two upcoming events about Gaza.
Posted on: Friday, October 8, 2010
The following is a message from our friends at Women Make Movies:RACHEL is a startlingly rigorous, fascinating and deeply moving investigatory documentary that examines the death of peace activist and International Solidarity Movement (ISM) member Rachel Corrie, who was crushed...
Posted on: Thursday, August 19, 2010
Cannes 2008 Selection, SALT OF THIS SEA (Milh Hadha al-Bahr), EXTENDED WEEK IN NYC:** SUHEIR HAMMAD IN PERSON THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 AT 7:30 SCREENING **Exclusive Engagement at the Quad Cinema (34 West 13th St, near Union Square)SHOWTIMES THURSDAY, AUGUST 19: ...
Posted on: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
There's still time to see Salt of This Sea!
Posted on: Monday, August 16, 2010
The following is an alert from Colombia Support network. Please see below for information on how to take action regarding the appointment of Alvaro Uribe-Velez to the UN's panel of inquiry into the Israeli attack on the Gaza humanitarian flotilla.
Posted on: Friday, July 30, 2010
MADRE is supporting the US to Gaza Campaign. Check out the fundraising event listed below. For more information about the campaign, visit www.ustogaza.org. A NYC FUNDRAISING EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED JOIN A SUNSET CRUISE IN NY HARBOR THURSDAY AUGUST...
Posted on: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Ghalia, like so many mothers in Gaza, struggles every day to find clean water for herself and her children. And she worries every day about her children becoming sick or even dying from the filthy water they are sometimes forced to drink.
Posted on: Monday, July 26, 2010
Early last year, Israel destroyed much of Gaza’s rudimentary water infrastructure in a protracted bombing campaign. Since then, an ongoing economic blockade has prevented Gazans from importing materials they need to rebuild the water system. Contaminated drinking water is putting...
Posted on: Monday, July 26, 2010
The Water Crisis in GazaSince 1967, the Gaza Strip has been under Israeli military occupation. As a result, Palestinians in Gaza have endured many harmful policies, including the denial of their rightful share of water and restrictions on developing water...
Posted on: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The blockade of goods to Gaza imposed by the Israeli government has had crippling effect on Palestinians, severely impacting the flow of essential supplies including food, medicine and water. Restricting supplies has led to critical decline in the water supply....
Posted on: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Where: All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue between 79th and 80th Sts., New York CityWhen: 7 pm Wednesday, June 9Ann Wright, retired US Army Colonel and former U.S. diplomat, and outspoken anti-war activist will talk about her experiences with...
Posted on: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A letter from Gila Norich, Director of Development at Physicians for Human Rights Israel. Waking up to Monday's events was disheartening and shocking, to say the least. Throughout the ordeal, Physicians for Human Rights- Israel has remained in constant contact...
Posted on: Monday, May 31, 2010
MADRE strongly condemns Israel’s killing of as many as 19 international activists early this morning and the wounding of dozens of others aboard the “Gaza Freedom Flotilla,” a convoy of ships attempting to deliver urgently-needed humanitarian aid to Gaza. The...
Posted on: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
COME THURSDAY, MAY 27, 5 PM-7:30 PM TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE FREE GAZA FLOTILLA. TELL THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT HANDS OFF HUMANITARIAN AID TO GAZA. Meet at 5 pm on 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue in New York City. ...
Posted on: Wednesday, January 27, 2010
MADRE belongs to the coalition US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. Unfortunately, it's not too often that we get the opportunity to thank Members of Congress for doing the right thing. That's why it's so important to do so...
Posted on: Monday, January 11, 2010
MADRE is a member of the coalition US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. The Gaza Freedom March is over, but our work of changing U.S. policy toward Israel/Palestine is more important now than ever!Over 1,300 people from across the...
Posted on: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Shortly after the Israeli ground offensive in Gaza began in January of 2009, the Zakher Association, a Gazan women’s rights organization, reached out to MADRE to request emergency relief for the women and families in the communities where the organization...
Posted on: Monday, February 16, 2009
Just days after the Israeli airstrikes against Gaza began, MADRE was working to facilitate an emergency response to the rising crisis. Relying on a well-established partnership with the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS), MADRE was able to channel support from...
MADRE's sister organization in Gaza outlines 12 month plan to address massive medical and humanitarian crisis left by invasion
Posted on: Monday, January 19, 2009
While the bombardment of Gaza is currently halted, the impact of a month of ceaseless violence against women and families is catastrophic. MADRE's sister organization, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society, has assessed the most critical needs of the population and...
Posted on: Thursday, January 15, 2009
An update from our sister organization in Gaza, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS): Ramallah, 15/01/09: Today, the Israeli military operation in Gaza has entered its twentieth day. It is the heaviest and most destructive day thus far and seriously...
Posted on: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
An update from our sister organization in Gaza, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS): There is growing evidence that the Israeli army is using non-conventional weapons in its assault on Gaza according to a report released on Friday 9 January...
Posted on: Saturday, January 10, 2009
An update from our sister organization in Gaza, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS):Saturday morning, the 27th of December, Israel started a massive offensive in the Gaza Strip, leaving behind death, destruction and intense suffering. Israeli military planes carried out...
Posted on: Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The Israeli ground offensive, which began on the night of Saturday, January 3, has signaled yet another escalation of violence in Gaza. An intensification of Israeli military aggression, which began on December 27 in the form of airstrikes, this latest...
Posted on: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
MADRE condemns the latest Israeli airstrikes in Gaza and the on-going Hamas rocket-fire into Israel. MADRE calls for a halt to all violence against civilians. Both the Hamas rocket attacks and the Israeli airstrikes violate international law and further undermine...
Posted on: Monday, December 29, 2008
Mustafa Barghouthi, founder of MADRE’s sister organization Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) and current Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, wrote a piece about the situation in Gaza published in the Huffington Post on December 29, 2008. Palestine's Guernica and...
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