Israel Refuses to Probe Soldiers Who Killed Shireen Abu Akleh

by Maureen Clare Murphy, published on Electronic Intifada, May 20, 2022 Israel announced that it was not going to launch a criminal investigation into the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, despite all but admitting that a soldier shot and killed her. On Thursday, the Israeli military said it had “identified a soldier’s rifle that may have killed” the iconic[…]

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#Nakba74 Day of Palestinian Struggle: Palestine Resists for Victory, Liberation and Return!

From Samidoun, May 14, 2022 As we commemorate 74 years of ongoing Nakba targeting the Palestinian people, inside all of occupied Palestine and everywhere in exile and diaspora, we also recall and celebrate 74 years of ongoing Palestinian resistance, revolution and struggle to liberate Palestine and confront imperialism, Zionism and reaction. In homes, community centers and the streets of cities,[…]

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In Palestine, to Stand With the Truth Makes You a Target

by  Ahmed Abu Artima, published on Mondoweiss, May 12, 2022 On Wednesday May 11th, 2022, Israeli occupation forces killed veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jenin Camp while she was reporting on an Israeli aggression there.  Journalist Shatha Hanaysha who was with Abu Akleh when she was shot shared what she saw:  “We were a group of journalists all[…]

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Israel Storms Al-Aqsa, Beats Palestinian Worshipers to Make Way for Jewish Settlers

by Yumna Patel, published on Mondoweiss, April 17. 2022 Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday and attacked Palestinian worshipers at the site in order to facilitate Jewish tours of the site for the Passover holiday. The raids on the compound on Sunday were the second in 48 hours, and featured heavily armed Israeli police officers beating Palestinians[…]

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Can Israel Stop the World from Saying ‘Apartheid’? Concealing the Suffering in Palestine

by Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, February 2, 2022 On January 27, 2022, the Hebrew-language news site Walla published part of the text from a telegram sent by Amir Weissbrod—who is part of the Israeli Foreign Ministry—to Israeli embassies around the world. The telegram warned the Israeli diplomats that in the upcoming 49th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council[…]

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David vs. Goliath: The Epic Military Mismatch Between Palestine and Israel

by Sarmad Ishfaq, published on Mondoweiss, January 12, 2022 If one has followed objective reporting on the animosity-filled skirmishes between Palestine and Israel, it becomes clear that the Palestinians have suffered far more in terms of human losses and otherwise in relation to the Israelis. Although there might be several explanations for this reality, the primary reason undoubtedly is the[…]

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How Tutu, de Klerk, and Mandela Would End Israeli Apartheid

by Jeff Warner, published in Mondoweiss, December 28, 2021 An interesting analysis that illuminates Desmond TuTu’s statement that Israeli ‘apartheid’ is worse than South African ‘Apartheid’.  And it ends with some practical advice.  [jb] With the December 26, 2021, death of Bishop Desmond Tutu, six weeks after the November 11, 2021, death of Frederik Willem de Klerk, and seven years[…]

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The Construction of Israel’s Gaza Concentration Camp is Complete

by Haidar Eid, published in Mondoweiss, December 10, 2021 Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a concentration camp as “a place where large numbers of people (such as prisoners of war, political prisoners, refugees, or the members of an ethnic or religious minority) are detained or confined under armed guard —used especially in reference to camps created by the Nazis in World War II[…]

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“We Don’t Want to Die of Thirst, But we Don’t Want to Betray: Normalization is a Big Betrayal.”

by Rima Najjar, published on Countercurrents, November 28, 2021 Yesterday, I participated in demonstrations in downtown Amman against the latest step taken by the Jordanian government to normalize relations with Israel through yet another U.S.-brokered deal, this one ostensibly as a response to climate change. The deal is for Jordan to receive 200 million cubic meters (7.06 billion cubic feet)[…]

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