The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm

A family warms themselves on a fire outside their makeshift home during a power cut in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. Khalil Hamra | AP  US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them by Hisham H. Ahmed, Ph.D, originally published on MintPress News, September 12, 2018 OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support[…]

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Being Pro-Palestinian Doesn’t Make Jeremy Corbyn an Anti-Semite

by As’ad AbuKhalil, originally published on Consortium News, August 22, 2018 In the last few decades, public opinion in the West has shifted from the early, post- World War II period. Support for Israel has declined while support for the Palestinians has increased. This shift has been particularly pronounced among youth, especially those who are liberals or leftists. The view[…]

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Gaza Is Not a Country, and so Israel Is Not Protecting Its Borders

Gaza Strip – May 15 – Israeli Soldiers are shooting civilians in their legs. But they have killed many. Others are in critical condition. Hospitals are swamped with over 3,000 patients. Gaza Strip – May 15, Reuters by Aida Winfred, originally published on Mondoweiss A BBC report published July 20, 2018 accepts the framing of killing of Palestinian civilians as a “defense[…]

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Israel arrests 6 Palestinian, 2 foreign journalists, in the span of one week

Palestinian journalist clash with Israeli soldiers, Middle East Monitor, October 19, 2017 by Yumna Patel, originally published on Mondoweiss In the middle of the night, just before dawn, Israeli forces raided a village in the central West Bank to arrest a Palestinian — a daily occurrence in the occupied Palestinian territory. The target of Monday’s raid on the village of[…]

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Flotilla Passengers Released by Israel; Many Battered and Bruised; USS Liberty Survivor Held Days

by Ann Wright, originally posted on Consortium News, August 9, 2018 U.S. Navy Signalman Joe Meadors was standing watch on deck of the USS Liberty off the coast of Gaza on June 8, 1967 when a 90-minute aerial and sea attack by Israel against the ship killed 34 U.S. sailors and wounded 174 . Meadors watched as the Israeli military[…]

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Israeli ‘Nation State’ Legislation Parallels Nazi Nuremberg Laws

By Susan Abulhawa posted to Workers World,  July 25, 2018 Roughly 80 years after Nazi Germany enacted what became known as the Nuremberg Laws in September 1935, Israeli lawmakers in July codified a new Jewish supremacy law, which effectively mirrors the Nazi-era legislation of ethnoreligious stratification of German ­citizenry. Rights exclusive to Jewish citizens Dubbed the “nation state” law, its[…]

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Finkelstein, Truthteller for Gaza

Editor’s Note: In 2009, the first Conference of the United National Antiwar Coalition accomplished one very major goal.   Palestine was, for the first time, given the full support of our broad spectrum of member organizations.   Now, 9 years later, the people of Palestine continue to be oppressed beyond imagination.       The world continues to allow these atrocities, and even to support[…]

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