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NATO’s Obscure Relations with Israel
Ann Wright | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jul 2024

20 Jul 2024 – On the arms flowing between members of the military alliance and Israel, which despite its small size, ranks as the 15th top weapons importer in the world.

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Israel Bombs Gaza School Killing 30 Palestinians as Truce Talks Continue
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2024 – Israel ramped up attacks on Gaza killing at least 77 Palestinians, including dozens at a school. Mounting attacks come as mediators travel to Qatar to try and end the bloody conflict.

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Genocide Joe (Music Video of the Week)
Lowkey | Double Down News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2024 – Lowkey releases his new track ‘Genocide Joe’ featuring Mai Khalil.

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Why the US Let Assange Go
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

12 Jul 2024 – The cumulative factors that led to the United States releasing WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange from prison.

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NATO Summit: Not a Shield but a Bloodied Sword
John Wight | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

12 Jul 2024 – When leaders of the military pact’s member states pontificate about its invaluable role in defending democracy, you can almost hear history guffawing in the background. 

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Gazans Reeling from Closed Hospitals, Malnutrition and Heat Risks, Warns UN Health Agency
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2024 – In Gaza, overwhelmed hospitals, soaring temperatures, hunger and a lack of even basic sanitation present an ever more deadly threat to a population under constant attack, UN humanitarians warned today.

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Biden: ‘I’m Running the World’
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2024

6 Jul 2024 – The comment by the sitting U.S. president in yesterday’s interview has been ignored by the mainstream, but its megalomania is at the heart of why Joe Biden is defying his party and remaining in the race.

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Gaza ‘Split in Two’ as Civilians, Humanitarians Reset Lives, Aid Efforts
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2024

4 Jul 2024 – The Gaza Strip is virtually “split in two”, with blockades not only restricting the movement of displaced people seeking shelter, but also aid workers trying to assist civilians in desperate need, a UN relief official said yesterday.

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Julian Assange Arrives in Australia Back from UK Prison
9 News Australia – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2024

26 Jun 2024 – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had an emotional reunion with his wife Stella and his father as he disembarks from the plane in Australia welcomed by an applauding crowd after more than five years of wrongful captivity at the Belmarsh maximum security prison in England.

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Assange Agreed to Destroy Unpublished Classified Material
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2024

27 Jun 2024 – As part of his plea deal with the United States, Julian Assange agreed to order the destruction of any unpublished U.S. material in WikiLeaks possession.

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Stand Up for Palestine (Music Video of the Week)
Roger Waters, Yusuf Cat Stevens, Lowkey | Double Down News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2024

21 Jun 2024 – Join legendary music legends Roger Waters (Pink Floyd), Yusuf Cat Stevens and iconic rapper Lowkey plus special guests for a one-off concert in aid of peace, freedom and justice for Palestine.

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D-Day 2024
Diana Johnstone | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2024

14 Jun 2024 – Ceremonies were held last week commemorating the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Anglo-American landing on the beaches of Normandy that took place on June 6, 1944, known as D-Day.  For the very first time, the Russians were ostentatiously not invited to take part in the ceremonies. 

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Guantanamo & WikiLeaks
CN Live | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2024

27 May 2024 – Journalist Andy Worthington, author of ‘The Guantanamo Files’ and research collaborator on WikiLeaks’ ‘Detainee Assessment Briefs’, shines a light on the bleak and blunderous history of the US torture camp and the suffering of its forever prisoners.

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Latest EU Election Results on Europe Level and in All 27 Member States
Euronews - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2024

10 Jun 2024 – As millions of voters cast their ballots in the 2024 European Elections, the stakes are high. Catch real-time updates, comprehensive data, and visualizations of the election results.

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More Than 500 Palestinians Killed in Occupied West Bank: UN Rights Chief
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2024

4 Jun 2024 – Violence in the occupied West Bank linked to the atrocities in Gaza passed a deadly milestone with more than 500 Palestinians killed since 7 Oct, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights chief Volker Türk said today.

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‘New Era of Struggle’: Thousands Convene to Strategize Future of Palestine Movement
BreakThrough News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jun 2024

1 Jun 2024 – After eight months of Israel’s genocide, where does the movement for Palestine go? That was the question taken up by the People’s Conference for Palestine in Detroit attended by thousands from around the world.

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Assange Wins Right to Appeal on 1st Amendment Issue
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2024

20 May 2024 – The High Court in London ruled today that Julian Assange can appeal his extradition to the U.S. on the grounds that he is being denied his First Amendment rights. 

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Colombia to Open Embassy in Occupied West Bank
The Cradle News Desk - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2024

Bogota recently cut ties with Israel over the genocidal war in Gaza and has been working with other Latin American nations to grant Palestine full UN membership. The Colombian government announced on 22 May plans to open an embassy in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, the de facto capital of the occupied West Bank.

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The Heroism of David McBride
John Kiriakou | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2024

16 May 2024 – By 2014 McBride had compiled a dossier into profound command failings that saw examples of potential Australian war crimes in Afghanistan overlooked, and other soldiers wrongly accused. On 14 May he was sentenced to nearly six years in prison.

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Automated Apartheid: Walking through Hebron Smart City | Documentary
Mnar Adley | MintPress News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2024

7 May 2024 – MintPress director Mnar Adley walks us through the city of Hebron dubbed by Israel as ‘Hebron Smart City’ due to the Draconian surveillance technology on the Palestinian population as part of what is called the Wolfpack surveillance system.

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Listen to the Students!
Marjorie Cohn | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 May 2024

8 May 2024 – Hopefully, the political movement on US college campuses will be a game changer in stopping Israel’s U.S.-backed genocide in Gaza.

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UN Vote Was for Palestinian Membership, Not Statehood
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 May 2024

10 May 2024 – In a blow to the U.S., the U.N. General Assembly voted today to give Palestine, whose statehood it has already acknowledged, full U.N. membership, forcing the U.S. into another embarrassing veto at the Security Council.

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Kenya Floods Death Toll at 228 as Crisis Persists
Agence France-Presse | VOA News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

5 May 2024 – Kenya said today that the death toll from weeks of devastating rains and floods had risen to 228 and warned that there was no sign of a let-up in the crisis.

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Israeli Soldier Speaks Out: Why I Turned against the War on Gaza
Channel 4 News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

23 Apr 2024 – It’s rare to hear from soldiers who’ve served on the ground, but an Israeli soldier says that what he witnessed turned him against the genocide. He’s voiced by an actor to protect his identity. And a warning: you may find some images upsetting.

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The One Video Israel Doesn’t Want You to See
Al Jazeera Investigations | Double Down News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

10 Apr 2024 – What Really Happened on October 7

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How Artificial Intelligence Kill-Lists Drive Israeli Genocide in Gaza
Bappa Sinha | NewsClick - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

27 Apr 2024 – A probe report reveals how AI programmes, such as Lavender and The Gospel, were used to target supposed Palestinian militants in Gaza through bombing attacks that resulted in mass civilian casualties.

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Protestors Confront White House Correspondents’ Dinner
News2Share | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

27 Apr 2024 – As corporate media members enter the venue for the annual White House Correspondents’ dinner today, anti-genocide protestors are literally in their faces over the mainstream media covering for Israel.

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Enforcing Silence on Genocide
Elizabeth Vos | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

4 May 2024 – The U.S. public should by now be realizing that instead of stopping genocide, U.S. institutional and media authority is actively stamping out cries to stop the mass murder being committed with U.S. complicity.

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DC Police Refuse George Washington University Request to Arrest Students
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2024

27 Apr 2024 – The Washington, D.C. police turned down a request by GWU president to clear out the anti-genocide encampment on campus.

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Palestinian Genocide: Worse Than You Can Imagine
Craig Murray | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2024

26 Apr 2024 – The author has no doubt the Western political elite are complicit in the genocide of Palestinians at a much deeper level than the people have yet understood.

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War & Genocide on Earth Day
Melissa Garriga | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2024

19 Apr 2024 – On Earth Day, Mon 22 Apr, prepare for the annual spectacle of U.S. lawmakers about their love for the planet. U.S. military aggression and imperial ambitions leave a trail of natural destruction — all under the guise of national security.

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Senior UN Aid Official Urges Comprehensive Response to Haiti Crisis
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2024

25 Apr 2024 – The ongoing crisis in Haiti is having a “massive” and “devastating” impact, with over half the population acutely food insecure and more than one million staring at emergency levels of hunger, a senior UN World Food Programme official said today.

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US Vetoes Palestine UN Membership as Russia Walks Out
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Apr 2024

19 Apr 2024 – The USA yesterday vetoed a UNSC resolution granting Palestine full membership in the UN. Palestinian statehood was recognized by the U.N. General Assembly in Nov 2012 when it was given non-member, Observer State status. The U.S. defied 12 council members who voted for full membership. Britain and Switzerland abstained. 

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Nicaragua’s Case against Germany Arming Israel
Marjorie Cohn | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Apr 2024

18 Apr 2024 – Unlike Washington, Berlin — Israel’s second-largest arms supplier — has consented to full jurisdiction of the ICJ so it is an easier target for Nicaragua’s lawsuit.

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Israel’s UN Ambassador Holds Up Picture of Hitler with Grand Mufti at Session on Palestinian Statehood
Bradford Betz | Fox News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

8 Apr 2024 – Erdan tries to impress upon diplomats at the UNSC that Muslims were connected with Hitler, saying the Palestinians goal of eradicating Jews predated the UN or the creation of the state of Israel. (See debunking Addendum by TMS Editor)

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United Nations Continues to Face Aid Access Denials in Gaza
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

9 Apr 2024 – Israeli authorities have not given a clear reason why, said OCHA Spokesperson Jens Laerke, speaking during the regular briefing by UN humanitarian agencies in Geneva. “They deny and that is it, and it ends there. We do not get an explanation,” he said. 

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How Can Peace Journalism Grow?
Peace News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Apr 2024

Peace journalism aims to provide news from conflict zones focused on peacebuilding and the work of peacebuilders. This is in stark contrast to mainstream news coverage that focuses on violence, the voice of elites, propaganda and victory framing.

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Niger to US: Pack Up Your Forever War
Nick Turse | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Apr 2024

3 Apr 2024 – The latest in a series of stalemates, fiascos, or outright defeats in Washington’s Global War of Terror.

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Gaza: World Court Issues Fresh Measures for Israel as Crisis Deepens
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Apr 2024

28 Mar 2024 – The International Court of Justice today issued new provisional measures for Israel as the humanitarian situation in bombarded and besieged Gaza continues to deteriorate.

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Bold Action Needed Now to Address ‘Cataclysmic’ Situation in Haiti
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Apr 2024

28 Mar 2024 – Immediate and bold action is required to tackle the “cataclysmic” situation in Haiti, the UN Human Rights Office said in a report issued today. 

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Real Estate Events to Sell Stolen Palestinian Land Met with Protests Internationally
Global News Service | TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2024

19 Mar 2024 – “The Great Israeli Real Estate Event” toured the United States and Canada, exhibiting property for sale on stolen Palestinian land. Each event has been met with mass protests by Palestine solidarity activists.

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Israel Tells UN It Will Reject UNRWA Food Convoys into Northern Gaza
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2024

24 Mar 2024 – Israeli authorities informed the United Nations today that it will no longer approve the passage of any UN agency for Palestine refugees, UNRWA, food convoys into northern Gaza.

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Meet the AI-Censored? Naked Capitalism
Matt Taibbi | Racket News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2024

22 Mar 2024 – The future of AI-powered censorship is here, and the early returns are as error-filled and clumsily destructive as Google’s infamous Gemini rollout, which provides an early, scary test case for mechanized suppression and threats of demonetization.

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The Earth Constitution Could Transform the UN General Assembly and the UN Itself
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Democratic World Federalists News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2024

If both Russia and the US had not wielded Security Council vetoes in the last few years, the ugly atrocities in Ukraine and Gaza might never have happened. The UN Charter’s grant of the veto to the P5 powers is a mockery of the rule of law and democratic ideals.

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Gaza: 23 Million Tonnes of Debris ‘Will Take Years to Clear’–Acute Malnutrition Doubles in a Month
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Mar 2024

15 Mar 2024 – The genocide in Gaza has left a staggering 23 million tonnes of rubble and unexploded weapons scattered across the enclave.

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The Horrors a Rafah Invasion Would Bring
Ramzy Baroud | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

5 Mar 2024 – The Palestinian city of Rafah is not just older than Israel, it is as old as civilization itself and has existed for thousands of years. An Israeli invasion of Rafah will not alter the battlefield in favor of the Israeli army, but it will be horrific for the displaced Palestinians.

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Yanis Varoufakis Blasts Europe’s Complicity in Genocide
Yanis Varoufakis | Double Down News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

“In Germany today you can only talk about Genocide if you support it.”

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Haiti Crisis: Is a Gang-led Coup Next?
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

5 Mar 2024 – Haiti is in chaos after a massive prison break and gangs calling for the resignation of its prime minister. How did it get here?

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European Parliament Finally Calls for a Gaza Ceasefire but Rejects Arms Embargo against Israel
Global News Service – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

8 Mar 2024 – The major sponsors of Israel in the U.S. and Europe continue to support the slaughter and the escalation of the conflict in the entire West Asia region. The European Parliament was able to call for a permanent, immediate, and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza only on 28 Feb, more than 140 days after the genocidal war began.

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Grand Delusions
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

20 Feb 2024 – This year’s Munich Security Conference was predictably all about the imaginary danger that Russians intend to proceed westward into Europe as soon as they finish in Ukraine.

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Gaza ‘Buffer Zone’ Possible War Crime: UN Human Rights Chief
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

8 Feb 2024 – Israel’s reported attempt to create a “buffer zone” with Gaza could constitute a war crime, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk warned today.

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Global Law and Order Via the Earth Constitution and the UN General Assembly
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

8 Feb 2024 – Global law and order and democracy are absent and a glaring problem for the United Nations which too often is sidelined when it counts the most, unable to intervene when it is clearly needed. 

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Rafah Escalation Fears – Gaza Massacre Unprecedented Death Rate
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

9 Feb 2024 – The unprecedented population density in Rafah in southern Gaza makes it nearly impossible to protect civilians in the event of ground attacks, the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, warned today.

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Yemen’s Houthis on U.S. Attacks and Their Blockade of Israel
MintPress News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024 – Mohammed al-Bukhaiti, a senior political official and spokesperson for Yemen’s Ansar Allah, discusses the blockade and Yemen’s escalating tensions with the United States.

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The Hague: South Africa v. Israel – ICJ Order
Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

The International Court of Justice delivers its order in South Africa v. Israel – Streamed live on 26 Jan 2024

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How Wealthy Corporations Use Investment Agreements to Extract Millions from Developing Countries
Nicholas Kusnetz and Katie Surma | Inside Climate News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

14 Jan 2024 – A case in point: When Ecuador placed a windfall tax on foreign oil operations, French and U.S. companies filed claims—and were awarded more than $800 million.

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The International Court of Justice Stops Short of Ordering Gaza Ceasefire to Stop Genocide
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 Jan 2024 – The ICJ ruled that Israel’s military shall not commit acts forbidden by Article 2 of Genocide Convention but stopped short of ordering Israel to cease its military operation in Gaza.

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Nearly Two Million Crowd Into Gaza’s South as Israeli Airstrikes Continue
BBC News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

26 Dec 2023 – Gemma Connell of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said what she had seen at the Al-Aqsa hospital in central Gaza yesterday was “absolute carnage”. Many severely injured people could not be treated because the hospital was “absolutely overloaded”, she said.

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Beyond the US Veto: UN Options to Protect Gaza
Marjorie Cohn | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

29 Dec 2023 – Any party to the Genocide Convention can submit the matter to the World Court, which could make a finding of genocide. The General Assembly also has an option left.

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The World Has Lost John Pilger (9 Oct 1939 – 30 Dec 2023) RIP
Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2024

One of the greatest journalists and filmmakers of any generation has died at age 84, his family announced on Sunday 31 Dec.

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Israel Killed Thousands of Children in Gaza—How Can So Many Israelis Remain Indifferent?
Amira Hass | Haaretz/Peace & Planet News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

Fall 2023 – The Gaza Strip is gradually being erased, along with its families, its people, its children, their smiles and laughter. What enables the majority of Jewish Israelis to support this systematic and mass erasure?

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UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Gaza Crisis
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

22 Dec 2023 – The UNSC has adopted a resolution on the ongoing crisis in Gaza, with 13 votes in favour, and the US and Russia abstaining. Among other points, it demands immediate, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance at scale directly to the Palestinian civilian population throughout the Gaza Strip.

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Injured Patients ‘Waiting to Die’ in Northern Gaza as Last Hospital Shuts Down, Amid Rising ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger Levels
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

21 Dec 2023 – There are no functioning hospitals in the north of Gaza and injured patients who need surgery and cannot be moved are “waiting to die”, the UN health agency said today, in a plea for a ceasefire to allow more aid into the shattered enclave.

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That Can’t Be True about Israel
Caitlin Johnstone | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

Israel’s actions are so horrific and depraved I keep thinking I must be misinterpreting what I’m reading or disregarding a claim as over the top, only to find out it’s true.

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A Study in Contrasts: Palestine – Israel
Peace & Planet News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

Winter 2023 – Two choirs, one Israeli, one Palestinian. Judge for yourself.

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The Weapons Israel Tests on Palestinians Will Be Used Against All of Us
The Chris Hedges Report | Real News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

11 Dec 2023 – As Antony Loewenstein explains, Palestine has been a testing ground for repressive technologies exported around the world, from spy software to killer drones.

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Suspicious Israeli Stock Market Activity Hints at Foreknowledge of October 7 Attack
Kit Klarenberg | MintPress News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

7 Dec 2023 – False Flag Like 9/11? Hearkening back to the days preceding the 9/11 attacks, suspicious stock market activity suggests that someone with prior knowledge of Operation Al-Aqsa Flood sought to capitalize on the events on October 7.

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Gazan Catastrophe Shows Why the UN Needs the Earth Constitution
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

14 Dec 2023 – The UN General Assembly votes by a wide margin for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza but Israel ignores the resolution because it has the “protection” of the U.S., which uses its UN Security Council veto power to prevent UN intervention. What must be done?

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Peacebuilding During a Time of War? Bottom-Up Peacebuilding Between Israelis and Palestinians
Peace News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

While the world focuses on the human tragedy of the conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals actively working to build peace. Peace News spoke to some of these peacebuilders to understand their experience during this war.

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COP28: Methane Pledge by the ‘Giants Behind the Climate Crisis’ Falls Short, Says Guterres
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

3 Dec 2023 – UN Secretary-General António Guterres today sent a strong message to the oil and gas industry: the pledges made at COP28 in Dubai fall well short of what’s needed to meaningfully tackle the climate crisis.

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Is Information a Form of Aid? Communication in Humanitarian Interventions
Dr. Valentina Baú | Peace News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, communication takes on a very important role as affected communities are in need of critical information that, at times of crisis, is a form of aid. However, this key aspect of communication has long been unrecognised by humanitarian actors.

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Hamas Uses Human Shields? The Evidence
Behind the Headlines | MintPress News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

28 Nov 2023 – For years we have heard in Western corporate media that Hamas uses civilians as human shields. So, what does the evidence show?

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How to Build Peace while Covering War: Peace Journalism and the Israel-Hamas Massacre
Leo Weakland | Peace News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

Peace News Network spoke with three experts on Peace Journalism: Prof Jake Lynch, Prof Steven Youngblood, and Vanessa Bassil. They shared their thoughts on the current media coverage of the conflict, and how this could change to enhance the prospects for peace.

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Palestine-Israel Crisis: Gaza City a ‘Ghost Town’, Reports UN Aid Agency
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

29 Nov 2023 – Amid hopes of a deal to extend the pause in Gaza bombing today, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees reported that humanitarian assistance had reached its shelters in northern Gaza for first time since atrocities erupted last month.

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Media’s Fatal Compromises
Patrick Lawrence | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

28 Nov 2023 – The practice of “embedding” struck me as a repellent compromise with power. It is no longer enough to tether correspondents to the perspective of the military from whose side they report. We are on the way to huge, bloody, consequential wars fought without any witnesses.

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IDF Knew Real Hamas HQ while Lying about al-Shifa
Gareth Porter | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

23 Nov 2023 – While lying to the world that Hamas HQ was under al-Shifa Hospital, the IDF had already found the actual command center 8.5 km away.

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Fake Palestinian Terrorist Arrest
FOX News/Sky News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

23 Nov 2023 – Fox News engaged in an elaborate theatrical play of “capturing a terrorist,” but their own footage showed the terrorist-actor putting back his pants in the same sequence.

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Activating the Genocide Convention
Craig Murray | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

19 Nov 2023 – There is no room to doubt that Israel’s bombing of Palestinian civilians and depriving them of food, water and other necessities of life are grounds to invoke the 1948 Genocide Convention. 

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18 Nov 2023–>Day 43: Today’s News on Palestine & Israel
Israel-Palestine News | If Americans New - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

Humanitarian aid & fuel update, new Israeli airstrikes, Al Shifa Hospital crisis, Palestinian deaths in West Bank, and more.

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Disingenuous
BBC News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

The devil is in the details…

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Besieged Gaza Hospital Horror Continues: Fuel Supplies Now Exhausted as Rainfall Prompts New Health Scare
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

14 Nov 2023 – The WHO hailed today the “heroic efforts” of staff at Gaza City’s besieged Al-Shifa hospital and expressed concern for displaced people where heavy rainfall has caused flooding and aggravated the already dire health crisis.

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Why Native Hawaiians Are Being “Pushed Out of Paradise” in Their Homeland
Adam Yamaguchi and Kerry Bree | CBS News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

4 Nov 2023 – Doreen Hall is among the thousands of native Hawaiians who decided to leave the state with her family because of rising prices. Each year, 15,000 native Hawaiians leave for the US mainland. There are fears that rebuilding from the wildfires from Maui will lead to even more displacement. 

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New Document Leak on Plan to Expel Gaza Population
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

30 Oct 2023 – A leaked document from the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence to an Israeli news site today lays out a plan to transfer more than 2 million Palestinians from Gaza to Egypt’s Sinai desert. [Moses, 13th century BCE, Redux]

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Gaza Children Buried Alive, Buried Alive, Buried Alive
Roger Kotila, Ph.D. | Earth Federation News & Views – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

31 Oct 2023 – State Terrorism: As I watch the relentless airstrikes on Gaza, I can’t stop thinking about children trapped underneath the tons of concrete rubble and buried alive. Netanyahu, his generals, and President Biden must be prosecuted by the ICC for genocide and “collective punishment” — a scholarly way of describing mass murder of civilians. 

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Rise in Intimidation, Settler Violence in the West Bank, Warns the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

1 Nov 2023 – More than 820 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have been displaced amid settler violence and increased movement restrictions since the Hamas attacks of 7 October and the start of Israel’s slaughter on Gaza, the OHCA said today.

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Israel’s Ambassador Calls for UN Chief to Resign after Comments about Gaza Massacre
SBS News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2023

25 Oct 2023 – Israel’s U.N. Ambassador Gilad Erdan: “I think that the Secretary General must resign.”  He was referring to Guterres’ speech to the UNSC yesterday, when he said it was ‘important to also recognize the attacks by Hamas did not happen in a vacuum’ and that the Palestinian people had been ‘subjected to 56 years of suffocating occupation.’

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Richmond, California Becomes First U.S. City to Declare Support for Palestinians Amid Israel-Gaza Massacre
Katie Lauer | The Mercury News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2023

25 Oct 2023 – Nearly five hours of public testimony preceded the 5-1 vote yesterday night.

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Atrocity Propaganda
Elizabeth Vos | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2023

17 Oct 2023 – Israel and its supporters in the West are helping to provide psychological cover for an ongoing massacre of Palestinian civilians.

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Haiti – Neocolonial Intervention, Grass Roots Resistance
Stephen Sefton | Kawsachun News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Oct 2023

7 Oct 2023 – From the 2004 coup d’état against President Jean Bertrand Aristide until 2017, Haiti was occupied militarily by US and Canadian troops and by the MINUSTAH, always under the clear direction of the governments of the USA, Canada and France.

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Propaganda Blitz: How Mainstream Media Is Pushing Fake Palestine Stories
Alan MacLeod | MintPress News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Oct 2023

13 Oct 2023 – After Hamas launched a surprise attack, Israeli Defense Forces responded with airstrikes, leveling Gazan buildings. The violence claimed the lives of more than 2,500 people but Western media have much greater sympathy with Israeli dead than Palestinian ones and have played their usual role as spokespersons for IDF.

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Avoiding World War III
Eric Herter | Peace & Planet News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

AI’s Thoughts on Peace – Can artificial intelligence communicate wisdom that has been ignored when it comes from the peace movement?

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The Climate Costs of the US Military Machine
Peace and Planet News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

Fall 2023 – It is entirely possible for next generation to grow up in an economy that’s about nurturing life, not waging death.

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Jupiter-Sized Objects in Orion Nebula Baffle Scientists
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

2 Oct 2023 – The new entities, nicknamed ‘JuMBOs’, are neither stars nor planets. And they shouldn’t exist, researchers say.

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Dying for Inches in Ukraine
Caitlin Johnstone | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2023

30 Sep 2023 – That weapons systems are being tested on human bodies to the immense benefit of war profiteers over a completely avoidable and provoked war is nightmarishly depraved. 

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Israeli Settlements ‘Systematically Erode’ Viability of Palestinian State
UN News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2023

27 Sep 2023 – The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process today expressed deep concern over the relentless expansion of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem.

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Top Brazilian Court Rules in Favor of Indigenous Rights
Saurav Sarkar | Globetrotter News Service – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Oct 2023

25 Sep 2023 – Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of Indigenous claims to land occupied before 1988. The case had been brought by “agribusiness-backed lawmakers.” The court ruled against the lawmakers and for Indigenous groups.

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Agreement Boosts Academic Mobility Across BRICS Borders
University World News | BRICS Info Portal - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2023

22 Sep 2023 – BRICS countries, a grouping of emerging economies, agreed to facilitate the recognition of academic qualifications among members to ensure the mobility of skilled professionals, academics and students.

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Australian Parliamentarians Speak Outside DOJ after Assange Talks
Consortium News | Popular Resistance - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2023

21 Sep 2023 – A delegation of six Australian members of Parliament are in Washington this week lobbying for the release of Julian Assange.

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The Real Reasons the Derna Dam in Libya Broke
Mnar Adley | MintPress News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2023

21 Sep 2023 – Here’s how this deadly disaster has everything to do with the Obama administration and NATO’s 2011 “humanitarian intervention” to overthrow Muammar Qadaffi. The US and NATO bombed Libya into a failed state with open-air slave markets. Before, Libya was the most successful country in Africa.

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Libya Climate Crisis Linked to Pentagon-NATO Intervention of 2011
Abayomi Azikiwe | Pan-African News Wire – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Sep 2023

13 Sep 2023 – Western foreign policy has destroyed the capacity of Libya and the Kingdom of Morocco to coordinate relief efforts amid the worsening effects of climate change.

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