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Media Matters: Lying About The Gaza Flotilla Disaster

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Great piece by MJ Rosenberg at Media Matters to counter misinformation about the flotilla raids. It’s been one lie after another in the US media about the Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound relief flotilla.  No matter that the Israeli media views the whole incident as a debacle for Israel, in this country the Israel-can-do-no-wrong crowd [...]

Letter from Hamas to Obama now posted on CommonDreams

Thursday, June 4, 2009

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CommonDreams and other sites have just posted the text of the letter Hamas officials penned to Obama earlier this week, which a 66-member CODEPINK delegation to Gaza delivered this morning to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. Check it out, with an introduction from me, here. There’s also a Reuters photo of members of the delegation [...]

A letter from Hamas to Obama

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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The 66-member delegation met several times with Hamas officials in the several days it spent in Gaza, and delegates (including me) encouraged them to write a letter to Obama expressing that he visit Gaza while in the Middle East to see the damage for himself of the assault earlier this year and the border blockade. [...]

Day 2 in Gaza: Medea’s diary

Monday, February 9, 2009

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Today was, unfortunately, our last day in Gaza. When we entered, we were told that all foreigners who entered through the Egyptian side would have to leave Gaza by February 5. To get inside, we had to sign a statement agreeing to leave by that date. Since we all had many obligations to get back [...]

Official release: CODEPINK women travel to Gaza TODAY to witness damage and demand a lifting of the blockade; Plan to meet with women’s groups, Hamas officials

Thursday, January 29, 2009

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Jan. 30, 2009    CONTACT Jean Stevens, CODEPINK national media coordinator, 646-723-1781 CODEPINK women travel to Gaza TODAY to witness damage and demand a lifting of the blockade; Plan to meet with women’s groups, Hamas officials WHAT: CODEPINK women to visit Gaza, examine damage, meet with women’s groups and Hamas officials WHEN: Jan. [...]

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