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Israeli Intellectuals back Palestinian Statehood in Tel Aviv Rally

September 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Human rights, Intellectuals, Israel, Palestine

This from today’s edition of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz (original article here): Former MK Yael Dayan criticizes Israeli leadership for calling Palestinian bid at UN ‘unilateral,’ asking: ‘Isn’t the occupation unilateral?’ By Asaf Shtull-Trauring Hundreds of Israeli intellectuals and academicians voiced their support of Palestinian statehood in a Tel Aviv rally on Thursday, urging PA […]

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Alternate News re Israeli Acts of Piracy in International Water

June 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Censorship, Freedom of Speech, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Islamic Fundamentalists, Israel, Journalism, Palestine, Uncategorized

The New York Times (the rag they call the “paper of record”) after 48 hours of holding its journalistic guns has come out blazing away… at the people attacked by Israeli commandos on the high seas in a blatant act of piracy, because, the NYT has “discovered” that the Turkish militants involved with the Free […]

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A MOVING PROCESSION TO PROTEST IDF GALA DINNER

March 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Agitprop, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, West Bank

JOIN US FOR A MOVING PROCESSION TO PROTEST THE 2010 ANNUAL NY GALA DINNER OF THE FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES (IDF) NO to the IDF’s brutality! NO to the Occupation and Siege of Gaza! YES to the Goldstone Report! YES to Justice for the Palestinian People! Tuesday, March 9, 5:00 PM Meet at […]

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Gaza Freedom March Blocked in Cairo

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Agitprop, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Middle East, Palestine

This post by Max Ajl via adbusters; more info can be found here and here. Swiss Free Gaza Action on December 27 The Gaza Freedom March (GFM) was conceived as a massive nonviolent mobilization to end the suffocating siege of the Gaza strip. It was to have seen 1,400 internationals from over 40 countries, including […]

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Cantarow: Resistance in Bethlehem's Villages

December 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Human rights, Middle East, Palestine, Palestinian people, West Bank

Below, the opening paragraphs of Ellen Cantarow’s  Counterpunch article; you can read the full version here. December 15, 2009 Heroism in a Vanishing Landscape Resistance in Bethlehem’s Villages By ELLEN CANTAROW Christmas is coming. My e-mail has returned at least one plea to help Bethlehem – Christ’s birthplace crucified by Israel’s segregation wall; 25 foot-high […]

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Another EU policy statement will not stop Israel's colonization

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Middle East, Palestine

With our political eyes and ears  on Obama’s  Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech and the notion of a “just” and/or necessary “war,” it seems a good moment to bring back to mind another pseudo non-war situation and reflect on the general US-held belief that Israel is a “peace-loving” nation fighting “murderous terrorists,” aka the Palestinians.   […]

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Palestine: Plus ça change…

May 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Palestine

I had been worried about this even amidst the euphoria of Obama’s election, as his pre-election kowtowing to AIPAC had given a foretaste of things to come, i.e. that in terms of US-Israel nothing would change in the post-Bush era. And indeed it looks like we are going down the same old road, a sad […]

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Obama's Bubble of Ignorance

April 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Palestine, Uncategorized

Solving Palestine While Israel Destroys It By KATHLEEN and BILL CHRISTISON To a greater degree than perhaps ever before, Washington today is engulfed in denial about Israel and its stupefying behavior, about its murderous policies toward the Palestinians, about the efforts of Israel and its U.S. defenders to force us to ignore its atrocities.  Blinders […]

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