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World News: Summer 2014 recap

World News: Summer 2014 recap

Kevin Gross

September 15, 2014

 Palestinian conflict reignites The continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict went through another spate of violence throughout July and August as members of the Israeli Defense Force and Palestinian group Hamas clashed throughout the Gaza Strip. The conflict was prompted by the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teen...

Protesters arrested Wednesday rallying against Boeing’s business partnership with Israel

Protesters arrested Wednesday rallying against Boeing’s business partnership with Israel

Megan Deppen

July 17, 2014

Four to six protesters were arrested for civil disobedience Wednesday after playing dead in the lobby of the Boeing Company downtown to protest Boeing's business partnership with Israel. In fake-blood spattered t-shirts, protesters "died-in" --a grim spin on the traditional sit-in-- for approximately 20-30 minutes ...

Ceasefire rejected, Egypt leads mediation

Megan Deppen

July 16, 2014

Egypt remains at the forefront of mediating a Palestinian-Israeli ceasefire after the first ceasefire attempt was officially rejected by Hamas leaders today. According to a press release by the Israeli Defense Ministry, the Israeli government ceased fire at 9 a.m. Tuesday, and in the span of six hours, 50 rockets we...

Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Persuing a Vincentian balance sheet

Kevin Gross

June 2, 2014

Over the past few weeks our campus has been captivated by the utterly polarizing debate over the Israeli divestment campaign. One of the main complaints regarding the campaign was this question: “Why Israel? Why focus on Israel when there are so many other places in the world that are complicit in...

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

SJP erects ‘mock apartheid wall’

Colleen Connolly

May 19, 2014

The Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group at DePaul put up a “mock apartheid wall” in St. Vincent’s Circle just off the Quad last Monday, May 12 to raise awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The front of the five-panel wooden wall faced the John T. Richardson Library displaying...

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