Missy Crutchfield speaks at International Sit-in event in Istanbul

(Istanbul) Gandhi’s Be Magazine Editor-in-Chief Missy Crutchfield makes remarks at the International Sit-in Event on July 5, 2014  in Istanbul, Turkey. The Sit-in was held as a Memorial Anniversary for the events that occurred in Rabia Aladwya Square in Istanbul. The Union of NGOs of the Islamic world in cooperation with the Egyptian Solidarity Association (Rabia) […]

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Fighting for Freedom and Democracy: From the Peace Walls in Ireland to the Walls of the West Bank Barrier in Palestine

Fighting for Freedom and Democracy series Missy Crutchfield Editor-in-Chief Gandhi’s Be Magazine In covering the Peace Walls in Belfast last year for Gandhi’s Be Magazine, I witnessed the emotional connection to the issues of Israel and Palestine. Flags of both Palestine and Israel would be raised to show allegiance for one side or the other. […]

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Arun Gandhi Shares Reflections on First Gandhi Legacy Tour in South Africa

Searching for Meaning In South Africa Arun Gandhi President Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute The first Satyagraha Tour of South Africa was, perhaps, wrongly billed.  It was not so much a “pursuit of Truth” as it was a search for meaning and purpose in life.  For instance, how was it that from this boiling cauldron of […]

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Social Good Summit 2014 “Connecting for Good. Connecting for All. #2030NOW”

(Mashable) The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference on the impact of technology and new media on creating social good around the world. The 2014 Social Good Summit is slated to take place at 92Y in New York City on September 21-22. Held during UN Week, the Social Good Summit has hosted a dynamic […]

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Joey Reiman: The Thinker’s Diet

Companies with a Soul Joey Reiman, CEO & Founder of BrightHouse, a global consultancy firm, was named one of the 100 people who will change the way the world thinks by Fast Company. An adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, his mission is to bring more purpose to the world of business. […]

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Everytown for Gun Safety

(Everytown for Gun Safety) Americans are 20 times more likely to be murdered with guns than people in other developed countries. It’s a surprising fact. But what’s even more shocking is that there are common-sense public safety laws, including background checks for all gun sales, that we know would keep guns out of the hands […]

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Electronicintifada: “War crime: video shows sniper killing of wounded Gaza civilian”

(Electronicintifada) Update, 22 July: Victim of war crime identified The young man seen shot dead by a sniper in the video above has been identified as 20-year-old Salem Shamaly from the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shujaiya, where Israel committed a massacre early on Sunday morning. He survived the massacre but was then murdered in […]

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GAIA: “Emergency Action: Artists Against the War – rally at Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, Tue. July 22, 2014″

War is bad. We didn’t come into this world to kill one another. We believe that civic and political equality should reign from the Mediterranean to the Jordan river. We believe in the shared and beautiful life of jews and arabs, Israelis and Palestinians, we believe that there is a peaceful solution to the terrible […]

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Treehugger: “‘RiverBlue’ documentary wants to save our rivers from the denim industry”

(Treehugger) Do you think your favourite pair of designer jeans was overpriced? Think again. It should be impossible to put a price tag on a product that poisons the most important lifelines of our planet, but unfortunately it’s not. Fashion is killing the world’s rivers. They are becoming more polluted every single year as textile […]

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Roger Waters The Wall: “Letter sent from Guantanamo by Shaker Aamer”

A note from Roger Waters: Recently I received a copy of a letter sent from Guantanamo by Shaker Aamer, a UK resident, who has been detained in Gitmo without trial for 12 years. Shaker’s letter was forwarded by Clive Stafford Smith, a man I have met, who tirelessly advocates the rule of law, and every […]

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Amnesty International: “How many more children must die before we suspend all U.S. arms to Israel?”

(Amnesty International) Late last week, tanks rolled into parts of Gaza as Israel stepped up Operation ‘Protective Edge’. Since the current military offensive began, at least 375 Palestinians have been killed, 83 of them children*. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and families have been displaced. More than half the population of Gaza is without […]

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Mashable: “An Explosion, Then Bloodied Children: What I Saw on Gaza Beach”

(Mashable) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — We had just come back to the Al Deira Hotel from reporting at a hospital and was about to edit our piece for Channel 4 when it happened. There had been a lot of heavy shellfire and outgoing rockets all day, and I was standing by the hotel window […]

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The Good Guys Are Winning! Business Insider: “NBC BACKTRACKS: Reporter Who Witnessed Child Deaths Sent Back To Gaza Amid Controversy”

Editor’s Note: Over the weekend, we helped Jewish Voice for Peace promote their petition to send NBC Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin back to Gaza. The people’s voice was heard. The people are winning! (Business Insider) NBC News is sending reporter Ayman Mohyeldin back into the Gaza Strip to cover the conflict there after he was pulled […]

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Electronicintifada: “Israel ends ‘humanitarian ceasefire’ with new massacre of Gaza children”

(Electronicintifada) Four children were killed when Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of the occupied Gaza Strip after the expiry on Thursday afternoon of a five-hour “humanitarian ceasefire” requested by the United Nations. Another child died of injuries sustained in earlier Israeli attacks. By Thursday evening in Gaza, at least fourteen Palestinians had been killed in […]

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Electronicintifada: “Massacre in Shujaiya: Dozens killed as Israel shells eastern Gaza City – photos”

(Electronicintifada) Dozens of men, women and children were killed in the early hours of Sunday as Israel indiscriminately shelled the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shujaiya. Some sixty bodies have already been removed from the rubble of homes and apartment buildings, and the number of injured is more than two hundred, Palestinian health ministry spokesman […]

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Twitter: “Haitham Sabbah: Lama Al Satari, 5 months old. she was killed in a terrorist Israeli airstrike on Rafah. #GazaUnderAttack”

Lama Al Satari, 5 months old.She was killed in a terrorist Israeli airstrike on Rafah. #GazaUnderAttack pic.twitter.com/3JfAU4R3x3 — Haitham Sabbah (@sabbah) July 16, 2014

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Ronnie Barkan: “Petition: Citizens of Israel Charge Israel with Genocide”

Ronnie Barkan Blogger Founder, Boycott from Within Israeli Boycott Activist Editor’s Note: Ronnie Barkan recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. He blogs from Israel on what’s happening there. Ronnie sends these blogs, links, and descriptions, literally from the front lines, in and around Gaza, where he is fighting for human rights. CITIZENS OF ISRAEL CHARGE ISRAEL […]

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