peripatetitcien:

Don’t let mainstream media brainwash you. Don’t believe this is all for self-defence. Don’t believe that the people of Palestine deserve what is happening right now.

The truth is out there. I’m sure that you’re all aware that many people around the world have come together to protest for justice in Gaza. That alone shows you what is happening right now, is not okay. But the western media won’t tell you that, they’ll tell you that what the Israelis are doing are for self-defence. There are no words I can say that will change anything that is happening in Palestine.

I just you all to stop and think about the people in Gaza, how’d you feel if you were in their shoes? Before you go to sleep at night, remember them and pray for them.

#FreePalestine

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standwithpalestine:

La Paz (AFP) - Bolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza, and declared it a terrorist state.

President Evo Morales announced the move during a talk with a group of educators in the city of Cochabamba.

It “means, in other words, we are declaring (Israel) a terrorist state,” he said.

The treaty has allowed Israelis to travel freely to Bolivia without a visa since 1972.

Morales said the Gaza offensive shows “that Israel is not a guarantor of the principles of respect for life and the elementary precepts of rights that govern the peaceful and harmonious coexistence of our international community.”

More than two weeks of fighting in Gaza have left 1,300 dead and 6,000 wounded amid an intense Israeli air and ground campaign in response to missile attacks by the Islamist militant group Hamas.

In the latest development, 20 people were killed after two Israeli shells slammed into a United Nations school, drawing international protests.

Bolivia broke off diplomatic relations with Israel in 2009 over a previous military operation in Gaza.

In mid-July, Morales filed a request with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to prosecute Israel for “crimes against humanity.”

Photos: Bolivian ambassador to the UN Sacha Llorenti wears keffiyeh in solidarity with Palestinians, July 2014. 

(via echolail-a)