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David Sheen – Russell Tribunal 2014 – 24/09

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDNFdjwolaI&app=desktop A ‘must-view’ for any one trying to understand Israel. (after viewing this film you will understand the reason for Israeli Apartheid).…

Abbas demands end to Israeli occupation ‘now’

Summary Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas demanded on Friday an end to Israeli occupation, telling the United Nations that “the hour of independence for Palestine has arrived”. Abbas, however, did not…

Ultra-Orthodox Jews delay El Al flight, refusing to sit near women

Washington Post: One passenger described the trip as “an 11-hour long nightmare.” El Al passengers heading to Israel to celebrate the Jewish new year were delayed leaving New York on…

Obama: When It Comes to Islam and America, ‘There Is No Us and Them – Only Us’

Source: Media ITE By Eddie Scarry | 10:52 am, September 24th, 2014 President Barack Obama on Wednesday addressed the United Nations General Assembly, focusing in large part on the U.S.’s current battle…

PERSPECTIVE – A Storm in the House: the Middle East in the vicious circle

Added by Mehssen Macary on 23 septembre 2014. The huge area of dry grasslands and rich fertile river plains, with many different types of climate and landscape, the Middle East…

Muhammad, Israel’s most popular baby name, omitted from official list

Source: The Times of Isreal Arab names ignored in Population and Immigration Authority yearly statement, despite significant share in population Muhammad, not Yosef, topped the list of most popular name…

Remembering Sabra and Shatila: 32 years on, how much has changed?

32 years ago today, the first media reports began to emerge of an atrocity carried out in Sabra and Shatila refugee camps. Thousands of innocent Palestinian civilians had been slaughtered…

Israel Supreme Court upholds racist law allowing communities to deny housing based on ethnicity, religion or race

PNN/ Bethlehem A panel of the Israeli Supreme Court dismissed, on Wednesday, a petition against the “Admissions Committees Law” that allows Israeli Jewish communities to exclude Palestinian citizens. Adalah, the…

Jewish State and Islamic State have alot more common than you think

Jewish State and Islamic State, Like Breeds Like By Ali Kazak Source: The Palestinian Chronicles Sixty-six years after the establishment of the “Jewish State” in the Middle East, the world…

West Bank Jewish settler population soars

JERUSALEM: Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank numbered 382,031 at the end of June, up from 374,469 six months earlier, the leading settler organization said on Tuesday. The number…

The Invention of the Land of Israel by Shlomo Sand – review In this second volume of his trilogy of Jewish studies, Sand explores how the ‘Land of Israel’ was invented, and debunks popular nationalist mythology

In 2009, Shlomo Sand published The Invention of the Jewish People, in which he claimed that Jews have little in common with each other. They had no common “ethnic” lineage…

How historian Shlomo Sand “stopped being a Jew”

Rod Such – The Electronic Intifada 15 September 2014 “Is not the very fact of defining oneself as a Jew within the State of Israel an act of affiliation to…

Netanyahu faces new Gaza reality

Israel’s failed war on Gaza has shifted the political ground on both sides of the conflict, bolstering Hamas, which Israel set out to destroy, and discrediting Israeli propaganda, which no…

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of war crimes in Gaza

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused Israel of committing war crimes by attacking three UN-run schools in the Gaza Strip in fighting in July and August, killing Palestinian…

Israeli intelligence veterans refuse to serve in Palestinian territories

Innocent people under military rule exposed to surveillance by Israel, say 43 ex-members of Unit 8200, including reservists Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem The Guardian, Friday 12 September 2014 Forty-three veterans…

Antisemitism and criticism of Israel

theguardian:  A protest against Israeli food products sold in Sainsbury’s supermarket. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Alamy/Alamy I do not need Michael Gove to explain to me what antisemitism is (Gove attacks ‘antisemitic’…

Israel illegally coerces Africa migrants to leave — HRW

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israel has illegally coerced almost 7,000 African migrants into returning to their home countries, where some face persecution, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. “Israel’s convoluted legal rules…

For Israel, the beginning of wisdom is to admit its mistakes

theguardian: by Avi Shlaim — Israel has a habit of justifying its actions in the occupied Palestinian territories, however illegal and indecent, in the name of security. But denying any security…

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