Support the people of Gaza, urges Darlington charity shop

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OXFAM in Darlington is accepting donations for the national Gaza Crisis Appeal, which supports those affected by the on-going conflict in Gaza.

The conflict has left thousands injured and without adequate accommodation, medication, food or clean water.

The shop’s manager, Hannah Ellis, said: “We are urging the people of Darlington to be as generous as they can and help us raise funds to help the people of Gaza put their lives back together.

Donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza Crisis Appeal can be made at any Oxfam branch, any high street bank and at Post Office counters. They can also be made online at dec.org.uk or by calling 0370 6060 900.

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2:30pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Pablito says...

What about the Yazidi's in Iraq? Or is that not politically correct enough to bother about yet?
What about the Yazidi's in Iraq? Or is that not politically correct enough to bother about yet? Pablito
  • Score: 9

6:23pm Tue 19 Aug 14

BMD says...

You don’t see the sunni muslims protesting about ISIS slaughtering the minority religions in Iraq.

Donate to Help for Hero's a much more worthy cause.
You don’t see the sunni muslims protesting about ISIS slaughtering the minority religions in Iraq. Donate to Help for Hero's a much more worthy cause. BMD
  • Score: 8

6:30pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Bank of Europe says...

Totally agree with you two .... We should be looking after our own O.A.Ps and the unfortunates of this country.... Perhaps when we get our house in order we might be more willing to help others out... saying that the amount of administration money that goes down the plug hole I don't think i will donate anything other than the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes
Totally agree with you two .... We should be looking after our own O.A.Ps and the unfortunates of this country.... Perhaps when we get our house in order we might be more willing to help others out... saying that the amount of administration money that goes down the plug hole I don't think i will donate anything other than the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes Bank of Europe
  • Score: 6

7:05pm Tue 19 Aug 14

oliviaden6 says...

Poppy Appeal for me and Always.
Our own need it before we start giving it away to terrorists.
Poppy Appeal for me and Always. Our own need it before we start giving it away to terrorists. oliviaden6
  • Score: 7

9:17pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Luther95 says...

oliviaden6 wrote:
Poppy Appeal for me and Always.
Our own need it before we start giving it away to terrorists.
How can you class every Palestinian as a terrorist? Are the children, the elderly and infirm there all kalashnikov-waving fanatics?

I would imagine that for most UK citizens, we can afford to support charities above and beyond the annual poppy appeal. We are one of the richest nations in the world, and the Gazans are living in misery.

Whatever the rights and wrongs of Hamas (and for what it's worth I support the right of Israel to defend its population) these people need our help. Anyone who thinks reinforcing squalor, starvation and hopelessness does anything other than encourage more extremism is living in dreamland.
[quote][p][bold]oliviaden6[/bold] wrote: Poppy Appeal for me and Always. Our own need it before we start giving it away to terrorists.[/p][/quote]How can you class every Palestinian as a terrorist? Are the children, the elderly and infirm there all kalashnikov-waving fanatics? I would imagine that for most UK citizens, we can afford to support charities above and beyond the annual poppy appeal. We are one of the richest nations in the world, and the Gazans are living in misery. Whatever the rights and wrongs of Hamas (and for what it's worth I support the right of Israel to defend its population) these people need our help. Anyone who thinks reinforcing squalor, starvation and hopelessness does anything other than encourage more extremism is living in dreamland. Luther95
  • Score: 2

2:50am Wed 20 Aug 14

SirLance says...

Hamas and ISIS are funded by Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Have you ever understood the wealth these countries have? Saudi Arabia and Qatar is currently funding the Sunni's Islamic push to overthrow the Government and Assad in Syria along with all the Islamic issues arising globally! Stop buying the Saudi's oil and see the 'solutions coming forth'! There were 17 Saudis' on the planes that crashed into American buildings at what became known as 911. Not one single Iraqi but Blair and Bush attacked Iraq! Hamas is a law unto Hamas, the Palestinians dare not oppose them. Amongst the groups of terrorists firing rockets at Israel Hamas are the largest. It would be nice to help the poor people in these countries but you have to address the cause not the symptoms!
Hamas and ISIS are funded by Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Have you ever understood the wealth these countries have? Saudi Arabia and Qatar is currently funding the Sunni's Islamic push to overthrow the Government and Assad in Syria along with all the Islamic issues arising globally! Stop buying the Saudi's oil and see the 'solutions coming forth'! There were 17 Saudis' on the planes that crashed into American buildings at what became known as 911. Not one single Iraqi but Blair and Bush attacked Iraq! Hamas is a law unto Hamas, the Palestinians dare not oppose them. Amongst the groups of terrorists firing rockets at Israel Hamas are the largest. It would be nice to help the poor people in these countries but you have to address the cause not the symptoms! SirLance
  • Score: 3

6:19pm Wed 20 Aug 14

BMD says...

Last week in Tower Hamlets, East London, the ISIS and Palestine Flags were flown beside each other.

The residents claimed it was youths whom had displayed the flags, but the same residents failed to remove this symbol of hatred, it fell to a Nun to show courage and human decency.

Great Britain - Wake Up!!!!
Last week in Tower Hamlets, East London, the ISIS and Palestine Flags were flown beside each other. The residents claimed it was youths whom had displayed the flags, but the same residents failed to remove this symbol of hatred, it fell to a Nun to show courage and human decency. Great Britain - Wake Up!!!! BMD
  • Score: 3

7:20am Thu 21 Aug 14

SirLance says...

ISIS is ZERO TOLERANCE of anyone who does not follow their creed or code of Islam. They are extremist killers of anyone they judge is not part of there ideals! Every person on the planet who is NOT aligned to ISIS fundamentalism needs to see this terrorist bunch of idiotic killers correctly dealt with! Islam as a religion has been 'hijacked' by militant crazies of which the Saudis court with copious funds! Regular Muslims are not bad people, unfortunately their way of life is being twisted into a shape that does not follow their normal practices! They have families and dreams of a happy life just like any normal person! Don't be fooled into hating Muslims,its' the Islamist s and fundamentalist's we all need to seriously worry about! The flag flying in Tower Hamlets is just another piece of 'baiting' of the British public to respond with even more hatred! When the civilized world eventually wakes up to the Saudi sponsorship of calculated terror things may change rapidly, but it won't change as long as the USA and Europe are still in love with the black gold that gushes from below the Saudi Arabian sands!
ISIS is ZERO TOLERANCE of anyone who does not follow their creed or code of Islam. They are extremist killers of anyone they judge is not part of there ideals! Every person on the planet who is NOT aligned to ISIS fundamentalism needs to see this terrorist bunch of idiotic killers correctly dealt with! Islam as a religion has been 'hijacked' by militant crazies of which the Saudis court with copious funds! Regular Muslims are not bad people, unfortunately their way of life is being twisted into a shape that does not follow their normal practices! They have families and dreams of a happy life just like any normal person! Don't be fooled into hating Muslims,its' the Islamist s and fundamentalist's we all need to seriously worry about! The flag flying in Tower Hamlets is just another piece of 'baiting' of the British public to respond with even more hatred! When the civilized world eventually wakes up to the Saudi sponsorship of calculated terror things may change rapidly, but it won't change as long as the USA and Europe are still in love with the black gold that gushes from below the Saudi Arabian sands! SirLance
  • Score: 1

7:05pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Bank of Europe says...

SirLance wrote:
ISIS is ZERO TOLERANCE of anyone who does not follow their creed or code of Islam. They are extremist killers of anyone they judge is not part of there ideals! Every person on the planet who is NOT aligned to ISIS fundamentalism needs to see this terrorist bunch of idiotic killers correctly dealt with! Islam as a religion has been 'hijacked' by militant crazies of which the Saudis court with copious funds! Regular Muslims are not bad people, unfortunately their way of life is being twisted into a shape that does not follow their normal practices! They have families and dreams of a happy life just like any normal person! Don't be fooled into hating Muslims,its' the Islamist s and fundamentalist's we all need to seriously worry about! The flag flying in Tower Hamlets is just another piece of 'baiting' of the British public to respond with even more hatred! When the civilized world eventually wakes up to the Saudi sponsorship of calculated terror things may change rapidly, but it won't change as long as the USA and Europe are still in love with the black gold that gushes from below the Saudi Arabian sands!
May there be no doubt about what these so called men want....
These men want to dominate half the world, By this I mean Women! They want them in their place ( Approximately two steps behind them )
They also think that it is perfectly ok to sexually abuse, impregnate 11,12 13 year olds.
They hide behind the banner of the Koran BUT no book of religion would allow this to happen.
These people are sub Humane have sub intelligence and this is why they want this to be the ‘ Normal Way’
[quote][p][bold]SirLance[/bold] wrote: ISIS is ZERO TOLERANCE of anyone who does not follow their creed or code of Islam. They are extremist killers of anyone they judge is not part of there ideals! Every person on the planet who is NOT aligned to ISIS fundamentalism needs to see this terrorist bunch of idiotic killers correctly dealt with! Islam as a religion has been 'hijacked' by militant crazies of which the Saudis court with copious funds! Regular Muslims are not bad people, unfortunately their way of life is being twisted into a shape that does not follow their normal practices! They have families and dreams of a happy life just like any normal person! Don't be fooled into hating Muslims,its' the Islamist s and fundamentalist's we all need to seriously worry about! The flag flying in Tower Hamlets is just another piece of 'baiting' of the British public to respond with even more hatred! When the civilized world eventually wakes up to the Saudi sponsorship of calculated terror things may change rapidly, but it won't change as long as the USA and Europe are still in love with the black gold that gushes from below the Saudi Arabian sands![/p][/quote]May there be no doubt about what these so called men want.... These men want to dominate half the world, By this I mean Women! They want them in their place ( Approximately two steps behind them ) They also think that it is perfectly ok to sexually abuse, impregnate 11,12 13 year olds. They hide behind the banner of the Koran BUT no book of religion would allow this to happen. These people are sub Humane have sub intelligence and this is why they want this to be the ‘ Normal Way’ Bank of Europe
  • Score: 0

7:12pm Fri 22 Aug 14

JakeTodhunter says...

Do people really need to shun giving to charity, no, it's not in the UK, but we are all aware of the mess in Gaza and it needs sorting - it's simply not a case of helping our own people before others, help them equally.
Do people really need to shun giving to charity, no, it's not in the UK, but we are all aware of the mess in Gaza and it needs sorting - it's simply not a case of helping our own people before others, help them equally. JakeTodhunter
  • Score: 1

6:33am Sat 23 Aug 14

BMD says...

JakeTodhunter wrote:
Do people really need to shun giving to charity, no, it's not in the UK, but we are all aware of the mess in Gaza and it needs sorting - it's simply not a case of helping our own people before others, help them equally.
Jake, by donating directly to the gaza charity, you are indirectly donating to terrorists.

How do you think Hamas built rockets, intricate tunnel systems and armed itself? - I know there are arab state sponsors, but the majority of the donations raised is skimmed off by the local authorities - Hamas.

If Hamas was a legitimate Government with peaceful intentions, I am sure the Egyptian border would be open to them.
[quote][p][bold]JakeTodhunter[/bold] wrote: Do people really need to shun giving to charity, no, it's not in the UK, but we are all aware of the mess in Gaza and it needs sorting - it's simply not a case of helping our own people before others, help them equally.[/p][/quote]Jake, by donating directly to the gaza charity, you are indirectly donating to terrorists. How do you think Hamas built rockets, intricate tunnel systems and armed itself? - I know there are arab state sponsors, but the majority of the donations raised is skimmed off by the local authorities - Hamas. If Hamas was a legitimate Government with peaceful intentions, I am sure the Egyptian border would be open to them. BMD
  • Score: 0

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