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Canberra Declaration on Gaza

The following letter has been signed by a number of Australian politicians.

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Gaza - statements from across Europe

Greens across Europe and the world have called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and for a return to the negotiation table with a renewed commitment to ongoing peace.
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NZ needs to assist UN with aid for Gaza

The New Zealand Government should support the United Nation's efforts to raise money to assist humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza, the Green Party said today.
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GREENS CALL FOR GAZA CEASEFIRE

As Israeli troops enter Gaza by ground, the Australian Greens are calling on our government to exert its influence to help bring about a ceasefire.

"This is a shocking escalation of violence and it's going to mean many more deaths of civilians, particularly Palestinians, in Gaza," said Greens Leader Christine Milne.

"It is horrendous that the full military strength of a country like Israel would move against the Palestinians in Gaza, which is effectively one large, heavily populated refugee camp. It is appalling.

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Israeli Ground Invasion an Aggressive Action

by Kennedy Graham

My comment a week ago on the Israel-Gaza situation occasioned considerable comment, supportive and critical.  No surprise; on such an important and sensitive issue, personal opinions run deep, including mine.

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Gaza conflict: Green Party Korea statement

Israel deployed ground troops in Gaza on July 17. On this day,  the Israeli armed forces are employing military air jets and vessels to heavily bombard the Gaza Strip. Israel, equipped with immense military power, started its attack on July 8 and caused massive casualties in Palestine. As of July 17, at least 235 people were killed and nearly 2,000 residents were injured, with children suffering similarly devastating damage. Despite the international community’s criticism, Israel turned even more hard-line and stepped up its assault against Gaza.

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NZ Govt needs to call for Israel to halt air strikes

The New Zealand Government must push for Israel to stop its campaign of terror in Gaza, the Green Party said today.
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Israel-Palestine Round 2014: Mutual Assured Destruction not the correct recipe

by Kennedy Graham

The latest round of violence in the Israel-Palestine saga reinforces a few timeless truths.

They are:

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