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Palestinian site dedicated to providing news about the Intifada and exposing the biases and inaccuracies of global media coverage of the conflict.
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     canpalnet news digest
Archive of canpalnet news digest prepared by canpalnet-ottawa. A daily briefing of illuminating news on Palestine & the Canadian connection. To subscribe click here.
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     IndyMediaCentre - Israel
Alternative media network.
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     PENGON - Palestinian Environment NGOs Network
Includes current information about the Apartheid Wall.
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     Ha’Aretz Daily Newspaper
English version of Israel’s leading liberal daily.
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     Al Ahram
English version of Egypt’s leading daily newspaper.
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ISM’s response to the Rachel Corrie trial verdict
The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is deeply concerned by the verdict of Judge Oded Gershon that absolved Israel’s military and state of the 2003 murder of American ISM activist Rachel Corrie. Rachel was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer while protesting the demolition of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip.

Despite the American administration stating that the Israeli military investigation had not been "thorough, credible and transparent" and the Israeli government withholding key video and audio evidence, Judge Gershon found no fault in the investigation or in the conclusion that the military and state were not responsible for Rachel’s death. Judge Gershon ruled  that Rachel was to blame for her own murder and classifies her non-violent attempt to prevent war crimes as proof that Rachel was not a “thinking person".

By disregarding international law and granting Israeli war criminals impunity Judge Gershon’s verdict exemplifies the fact that Israel’s legal system cannot be trusted to administer justice according to international standards.The ISM calls on the international community to hold Israel accountable by supporting the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) and continuing to join the Palestinian struggle in the occupied Palestinian territories.
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