Israeli Snipers Boast of Shooting ‘Ducks’ in Gaza

By Jonathan Ofir, published on Mondoweiss, March 8, 2020 Two days ago (Friday) a piece came out in Haaretz by Ido Glazer, featuring stories from five anonymous snipers who told how they gunned down unarmed protesters at the March of Return near the Gaza perimeter fence. These accounts are a jaw-dropper, constituting some of the most enraging as well as […]

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Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

by Ramzy Baroud, published on Politics for the People, March 7, 2020   Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh is not the first and, sadly, will not be the last Palestinian to be killed by […]

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Why Trump Can’t Save Israel

by Tim Anderson, Published on the American Herald Tribune, January 29, 2020 Despite Trump’s apparent show of strength in the cynical ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan, he is actually helping Netanyahu destroy Israel, the European colony in Palestine. Palestinian envoy to Britain Husam Zomlot said the announcement was a “piece of political theatre” and will push the situation “over the cliff […]

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The Next Palestinian Intifada Will Involve More Support from Iran

by Omar Ahmed, published on Middle East Monitor, February 22, 2020 There are early signs that another uprising, or Intifada, will erupt in occupied Palestine. A couple of weeks ago, a spokesperson of the Gaza-based Al-Quds Brigades, an armed wing of the resistance faction Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), called on Palestinians to take up arms and attack military checkpoints and […]

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Netanyahu and Trump Must Learn the Lessons of Apartheid South Africa

by Ronnie Kasrils, published on Middle East Eye, February 24, 2020 To South Africans, US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, handed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a silver platter, looks like the clone of an apartheid state. Hendrik Verwoerd, the former South African prime minister and architect of apartheid, stated as far back as 1961: “The […]

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Whats Wrong With the IHRA “working definition”Of Antisemitism

by Tim Anderson, published on Black Agenda Report, January 29, 2020 The idea that Israel cannot be targeted or criticized as a “racist endeavor” is an absurd suggestion. “Any state that practices ethnic cleansing andcivilian massacres, based on racial ideology, can and should becriticized for such serious crimes.” On 26 May, 2016 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA),  a group which has […]

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When a Whole Society Supports a Terrorist Organization

by Jonathan Ofir, Published On Mondoweiss, November 12, 2019 After the 2008-9 Israeli onslaught on Gaza that took 1500 lives, a UN fact-finding mission concluded that the three-week campaign was “a deliberately disproportionate attack, designed to punish, humiliate and terrorize a civilian population.” Note the word “terrorize.”  But was this an isolated incident? Not at all. Israel has a long […]

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The Antisemitic Card

by Finian Cunningham, published on Information Clearing House, November 17, 2019 It is a ludicrous situation when anyone criticizing Israeli state violations against Palestinians or neighboring countries is then instantly discredited as being “antisemitic”. We see this in Britain and the United States all the time. Congresswomen like Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have been denounced for being “anti-Jewish”, including […]

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Episcopal Church officially bars investments in companies benefitting from the Israeli occupation

by Randall Heyn-Lamb, published onMondoweiss, October 24, 2019   This week, the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church adopted a human rights investment screen related to Israel and Palestine and will sell its holdings in Motorola Solutions, Caterpillar, Inc., and the Israel Discount Bank.       This is the latest step in response to a July 2018 General Convention […]

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