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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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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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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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Rachel Corrie verdict exposes Israeli military mindset
Corrie's parents have not received justice, but their quest reveals the lie of the IDF's claim to be the world's 'most moral army'
Rachel Corrie's family – father Craig, mother Cindy and sister Sarah Corrie Simpson – at the Haifa district court where a judge ruled that Israel did not intentionally kill the pro-Palestinian activist in 2003. Photograph: Oliver Weiken/EPA

Reporters covering Israel are routinely confronted with the question: why not call Hamas a terrorist organisation? It's a fair point. How else to describe blowing up families on buses but terrorism?

But the difficulty lies in what then to call the Israeli army when it, too, at particular times and places, has used indiscriminate killing and terror as a means of breaking Palestinian civilians. One of those places was Rafah, in the southern tip of the Gaza strip, where Rachel Corrie was crushed by a military bulldozer nine years ago as she tried to stop the Israeli army going about its routine destruction of Palestinian homes.

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