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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Heroic resistance continues to Israel’s blockade of Gaza

by Sam Ordóñez, originally published on Workers World Heroic demonstrations against the Israeli occupation of Gaza continued on April 28 for the fifth week. Every Friday since March 30, the Great March of Return has brought thousands of demonstrators, armed only with their unbreakable resolve, to the militarized fence surrounding the Palestinian enclave. The demonstrations are scheduled to continue until[…]

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Israelis Continue to Open Fire on Gaza Protestors: An Eyewitness Account

by Dennis Bernstein, originally published on Consortium News An Interview with Gaza-based Palestinian Journalist, Wafa Al-Udaini By Dennis J Bernstein According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the Palestinian death toll since March 30, 2018 “has risen to 33, including 4 children and 1 photojournalist, and the number of those wounded has risen to 2,436, including 410 children,[…]

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Double Standard in Israel-Palestine Reporting

Associated Press is one of those news sources we expect to be objective and reliable. But when it comes to the subject of Israel-Palestine, things are not always as they seem. by Kathryn Shihadah and Alison Weir, originally published on If Americans Knew Blog More than half the world’s population reads Associated Press content every day. But a study of news reports[…]

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