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Assaf Oron (אסף אורון b. 1966) is an Israeli human-rights/anti-Occupation activist (also holding US citizenship) and an applied statistician currently living in Seattle.

Groups: DK GreenRoots, Eyes on Egypt and the Region, Adalah — A Just Middle East, Abolish the Death Penalty, Feminism, Pro-Feminism, Womanism: Feminist Issues, Ideas, & Activism, Discussing Race At Daily Kos, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Seattle, Climate Change SOS, Koscadia, Shut Down the NRA, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), Hunger in America, Seattle & Puget Sound Kos, Climate Action Hub

Home Page: http://villagesgroup.wordpress.com

Diaries published: 193 (13 days since last diary on Fri May 15, 2015 at 05:30 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 5136 (2 days since last comment on Tue May 26, 2015 at 12:25 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 7487

Total Comment Ratings: 12258

Most Recommended Diary: Palestinian Doctor's Daughters killed while he is interviewed on Israeli TV, 1139 comments, 699 recommends

People Following Assaf: 123

Assaf's Most Recent Diaries:

Last week, the Israeli dissident organization "Shovrim Shtika" (Hebrew) , or "Breaking the Silence" (English) , has released a booklet with 111 soldier testimonies from last summer's war on Gaza. ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 05:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Ok, I guess it's time for my traditional pre-Israeli-elections diary. I posted one in 2009 and two in 2012/3 ( one and two ). ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 06:07 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
In my last diary a couple of weeks ago , I promised to be more "in your face", writing more regularly about Gaza rather than wait for the next round of mayhem or warfare. Since then I've been a bit ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 151 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 05:37 AM PDT with 168 Recommends
Shuja'iyya, Gaza, Winter 2015: a resident walks in what used to be a street. (Anne Paq / Activestills ) Yes, the same Gaza that reigning ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 66 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 06:30 AM PST with 39 Recommends
...this being my modest contribution to the post-2014-midterms discussions... I feel we haven't quite come to terms with our site's collective, colossal failure in its main declared mission. It is ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 06:22 AM PST with 38 Recommends
If your experience with NPR coverage today (or tomorrow, Monday) was similar, use this link to contact them. Thank you. Dear Ombudsman, Today over 300,000 people marched in New York for climate ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 08:20 PM PDT with 163 Recommends

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