2014-07-29 14:19:55

Democracy Now! 2014-07-29 Tuesday

On today's episode of Democracy Now!

Despite a U.N. Security Council call for a ceasefire, Israel has intensified its attack on Gaza and warned of a "protracted campaign.

The Palestinian death toll has topped 1,100 after one of the deadliest 24-hour periods since the Israeli assault on Gaza began 22 days ago. 

The Obama administration has expanded the national terrorist watchlist system by approving broad guidelines over who can be targeted. 

In a new report, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union warn that "large-scale surveillance is seriously hampering U.S.-based journalists and lawyers in their work."

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