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Can Gaza Survive the Occupation and Repression? (1/2)

In a new book, “Moment of Truth,” Sari Bashi discusses the 11-year blockade that has driven Gazans to the brink. With water unfit to drink, denial of education, healthcare and mobility, Gazans don’t have much to lose, she says. Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from […]

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Protests in Ramallah Challenge Abbas over Gaza

Yara Hawari the Palestinian Policy Network says the Palestinian Authority is resorting to violence against its own people because it has lost its legitimacy, as it collaborates with the Israeli siege on Gaza Story Transcript SHIR HEVER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Shir Hever, in Heidelberg, Germany. Palestinians under Israeli occupation in the […]

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“Inhuman”: Israeli Bombing Kills 2 More Children in Besieged Gaza

After weeks of fatal attacks on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, Israel has launched one of its worst airstrikes in years, killing two teenagers and wounding at least 25 people. We speak to Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the Electronic Intifada Story Transcript AARON MATE: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. After weeks of firing on […]

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Captain John Turnbull Aboard The Freedom Flotilla Headed for Gaza

Just 300 miles from Gaza, Captain Turnbull expects a confrontation with Israeli military within hours of this interview, he has 12 people on board Story Transcript DIMITRI LASCARIS: So, John, you are the captain of the Freedom, the second vessel that will approach Gaza. Could you tell us where you are in relation to Gaza […]

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‘Killing Gaza’: A New Documentary on Palestinians Under Siege

In their new film “Killing Gaza,” journalists Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal capture the harrowing stories of Palestinians who survived the 2014 Israeli assault, and their struggles to recover and persist under a crippling blockade. Watch video https://vimeo.com/ondemand/killinggaza/255266362 Story Transcript AARON MATE: It’s the Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. Israel’s massacre of at least 60 […]

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Finkelstein: Where’s the Solidarity for Gaza? (2/3)

In part two, Norman Finkelstein says that while Palestinian protesters in Gaza have bravely resisted their ghettoization under merciless Israeli fire, international solidarity is falling short Story Transcript AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Maté. We’re continuing with Norman Finkelstein, author of many books, including his latest, Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom. […]

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Four More Palestinians Killed in Eleventh Week of Non-Violent Gaza Protests

Palestinian protesters honored Razan al-Najjar, the 21 year-old medic who the Israeli military murdered during last week’s protests, as she was giving first aid to the wounded along the Gaza border Story Transcript NOOR HARAZEEN: On Friday, four Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces, and more than 600 were injured, as thousands of Palestinians in […]

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Sixth Consecutive Week of Friday Gaza Protests Leaves Over 160 Wounded

For the sixth consecutive week Palestinians in Gaza headed to the Israeli border to demonstrate the “Great March of Return.” Israeli soldiers continued their attacks on the protesters, wounding over 160. Special correspondent Noor Harazeen reports from Gaza Story Transcript NOOR HARAZEEN: It is the fifth Friday of the Great March of Return protests here […]

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Norman Finkelstein on Israel’s ‘Murderous Assault on Nonviolent Protesters’ in Gaza (1/3)

Norman Finkelstein says that Israeli forces have conducted “a murderous assault on non-violent protesters” in Gaza’s Great March of Return because non-violent protest threatens not Israel, but its occupation Story Transcript AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Maté. May 15 is the culmination of The Great March of Return, where for weeks now, […]