Latest Israel-Gaza conflict Stories

2011-04-04 08:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - along with its international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) - is calling on the United Nations to rescind a deeply flawed report accusing Israel of war crimes in a conflict in Gaza in 2009.

2010-06-02 15:53:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed outrage over a New York City Councilman's incendiary remarks regarding the situation in Gaza. In an interview with the New York Daily News, Councilman Charles Barron called Gaza "a concentration death camp." When asked by the reporter if he really meant to compare Gaza to Holocaust concentration camps, Barron replied affirmatively. "We urge Councilman Barron to retract his offensive and baseless accusation," said AJC Executive Director...

2010-05-27 13:43:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee condemned the pro-Hamas "Free Gaza" organization, which is currently sailing a flotilla of ships to the Gaza Strip in the guise of an aid convoy, for its deliberate attempt to seek direct confrontation with Israel.

2010-05-27 11:33:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC criticized Middle East coverage in today's New York Times. Specifically, the global advocacy group called attention to a large photograph, by Said Khatib of AFP, and the accompanying headline and caption, in the middle of p.

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