On August 7th Amnesty International held ceasefire vigils around the world to show solidarity with victims and survivors on both sides of the conflict between Israel and Hizbullah. Over 50 vigils were held in the U.S. alone! See the photos »
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Israel/Palestine: Israel Resumes Punitive House Demolitions (UA 296/14)
Israel's government has ordered the demolition of the family homes of at least 7 Palestinians who carried out attacks which killed Israelis. Israel claim they have to do this to deter future attacks.
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