Category Archives: Aljazeera

Reflections of War

On December 27, 2008, Israel’s already crippling siege on the neighbouring Gaza Strip escalated into a brutal war. Al Jazeera was the only global news network reporting from both inside Gaza and Israel for the entirity of the conflict. Throughout Ayman Mohyeldin and Sherine Tadros brought news of the human tragedy unfolding to living rooms throughout the English speaking world. They found themselves as vulnerable as the civilians of Gaza and now they give their full accounts of what it was really like to report that war.

US activists urge boycott of Israeli companies

International outrage at the war on Gaza has triggered calls to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. Just this week, student activists at a small US college said they persuaded their university to…
International outrage at the war on Gaza has triggered calls to boycott, divest and sanction Israel.

Just this week, student activists at a small US college said they persuaded their university to divest from corporations that support Israeli occupation.

A movement like the one that ended South African apartheid may be tough to build in the US. But it could be gathering steam.

Al Jazeera’s Josh Rushing reports from New York city.

Israel accused of using white phosphorus in Gaza – 11 Jan 09

Human rights groups have expressed concern that a highly flammable weapon used by Israel could be causing additional casualties among civilians in Gaza.

Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman examines the controversy surrounding white phosphorus munitions.


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