Gaza one year on – JVP, Jewish Voice for Peace re-release Gaza Names video

Gaza Names video re-released by JVP – Jewish Voice for Peace

A year ago, Israel began its overwhelming 50-day military attack on Gaza while the world’s governments looked on. Israel was armed—and diplomatically protected—by the United States.

Over 2,200 Palestinians were killed, the vast majority of them civilians. Seventy-one Israelis were killed, 5 of them civilians.

Many of us took to the streets, the airwaves, and social media to say the loss of any life was one life too many, and that one of the world’s most technologically advanced armies had to stop bombing people hiding in schools, apartments, and hospitals.

JVP–Jewish Voice for Peace has re-released the Gaza Names video and website produced with the Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU). Narrated by Wallace Shawn, and featuring many artists and activists you will recognize, this 4 minute video shows the names and some of the faces of those who were killed.

It reminds us that Palestinians in Gaza are still living under siege. Still traumatized. Still resilient. And still fighting for their freedom.

Watch the video here:

Thank you for sharing the link above – and for donating,  in the name of Justice and Peace:
– via JVP–Jewish Voice for Peace
– via MAP–Medical Aid for Palestinians


About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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