Yet another non-binding UN General Assembly has passed, granting Palestinians permanent sovereignty over their natural resources, even as Israel has absolute dominion over their territory.Continue reading Latest Resolution Illustrates UNGA’s Complicity With Israel’s Colonial Expansion
The killing of four young Palestinians by Israeli occupation soldiers in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, on August 16, is a consequential event, the repercussions of which are sure to be felt in the coming weeks and months.Continue reading Israel’s Fear of an Armed Palestinian Rebellion
For the Zionists, the drive to climb the blood-soaked ladder of imperialism, to no longer be on the bottom rungs, shrouded not only their humanity but their own cultural teachings.Continue reading From Judaism to Fascism: How Zionists Turned Their Backs on Their Own Culture
The pretense of American mediation in the Middle East is in tatters. A year after the Abraham Accords, and the world is witnessing another bloody round of ethnic cleansing by the Israelis armed with American warplanes and missiles.Continue reading America’s ‘Deal of the Century’ in Flames After Israel Pounds Gaza
In the 45 years since launching the Palestine Human Rights Campaign, I’ve witnessed more tragic wars than I can care to count and defended Palestinians against more heinous crimes than I can bear to list. During all this time, we’ve had American supporters who have embraced the cause of Palestinian rights and supported our calls for justice. But never have I witnessed the sea of change in opinion and its impact on the policy debate that is now taking place.Continue reading The US Debate on Israel / Palestine Is Changing
Much is said in the international media about the Palestinian issue, but the internal ethnic crisis in Israel is ignored. Levels of violence against Arabs in Israeli territory have increased exponentially and this has led to the revolt of several social leaders in these Arab communities.Continue reading Israeli Violence in Arab Cities Reaches Intolerable Levels
The International Criminal Court has announced that it has jurisdiction in the Palestinian territories illegally occupied by Israel since 1967. This decision will allow the ICC to investigate potential war crimes carried out by Israel for the first time.Continue reading ICC Investigating occupied Palestine, enrages Israel, Germany, Hungary, U.S.
Pandering to Israel as part of the political process in the United States has become part of the DNA of both major parties. There should be no question that the friends of Israel constitute the most powerful foreign policy lobby.Continue reading Only One Country Matters to Congress and the Media
Anyone familiar with the Israeli occupation and the violence of the settlers would find the following story impossible and unthinkable, however, Issa Amro was able to pull it off.Continue reading #STANDWITHISSA: Issa Amro Stood Against Israel’s Settler State & is About to Pay a Heavy Price
The IDF admitted that they put the explosives on the commonly used road, doing it to “create a deterrence,” because “riots have regularly occurred” in the area.Continue reading Israel Admits its Troops Planted IEDs in a Palestinian Town
Former Israeli Member of the Knesset Moshe Feiglin gleefully hailed yesterday’s devastating explosion in Beirut as a “gift” from God in time for the Jewish festival Tu B’Av.Continue reading “Lebanon Blast is a Gift from God” – Israeli Legislator
The truth is that Israel rarely behaves as an ‘Occupying Power’, but as a sovereign in a country where racial discrimination and apartheid are not only tolerated or acceptable but are, in fact, ‘legal’ as well.Continue reading On Israel’s Bizarre Definitions: The West Bank is Already Annexed
UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on ‘Israel’ to cancel plans to annex parts of the West Bank, saying such a decision would be “the most serious violation of international law.”Continue reading UN Secretary General Urges ‘Israel’ to Cancel the Annexation of the West Bank
In June 1967, Israel displaced over 400,000 Palestinians as a result of the Six-Day War. The Naksa (setback) is the most prominent wave of Palestinians expulsion after the 1948 Nakba, resulting in Israel seizing the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem and the West Bank. Decades later, the UN Security Council still feels it accomplished its duty through Resolution 242 which considers Israel’s withdrawal from the occupied territories a “principle”, rather than an obligation.Continue reading Israel’s Military Occupation Must Be Discussed in the Colonial Context
The son of an Israeli General, Miko Peled reflects on the nefarious intent behind what was presented to the world as the heroic triumph of an outmatched Israel vs its aggressive Arab neighbors.Continue reading The Six-Day War: The Myth of an Israeli David Versus an Arab Goliath
Three recent stories making rounds in the Israeli press paint an alarming picture of the current state of affairs in the country.Continue reading Extortion, Entitlement and Mafia-Style Tactics Mark Israel’s Current State of Affairs
Major League Baseball (MLB) has stopped running promotions of Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters on its platforms, after caving in to pressure from a Jewish group that accused him of anti-Semitism.Continue reading Roger Waters Ads Banned by Major League Baseball after Jewish Outcry
After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed ‘Deal of the Century’, in a press conference in Washington on January 28.Continue reading Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’: Old Israeli Demands in a New Package
Billions of US tax-payers’ money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid.Continue reading In the Name of “Security” U.S. Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding
In the last months of 2019 and early 2020, a growing number of cases of severe physical torture against Palestinian detainees carried out by Israeli Shin Bet interrogators have been documented. While torture and abuse of various kinds have been a mainstay of the Israeli interrogation process, after a 1999 Israeli Supreme Court ruling and amid widespread international attention, torture under interrogation for some years focused on physical and psychological techniques that were less likely to leave physical scars. However, these tactics, including sleep deprivation, extreme heat and cold, solitary confinement and the use of prolonged shackling in painful positions, are often effective in extracting coerced confessions.Continue reading Severe Torture in Israeli Prisons Targets Palestinian Steadfastness
Since its creation, the occupying state developed and enforced laws and practices that led to both the systematic use of torture and to absolute impunity for the perpetrator of this crime. There has never been any individual or agency held accountable for the well-documented crimes of torture and ill treatment at Israeli prisons and interrogation centers.Continue reading Hard Evidence on Israeli Torture Against Palestinian Detainees
Akka, Haifa, Tabaria, are all cities with a rich Arab history which Daher made into thriving towns, and yet little memory of him exists, thanks to enormous efforts put forward by the state of Israel to control the historical narrative.Continue reading The Story of Daher Al-Umar Undermines Israel’s Own Origin Story
Understanding where the Israelis’ principle truly lies when it comes to peace in the Middle East is to look back at the results of the elections, about 2 months ago.Continue reading Israelis Voted for Occupation – Stop Pretending They Want Peace
Because the Israeli government refuses to be a party either to the international nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) or the internationally agreed Chemical Weapons or Biological Weapons Conventions (CWC) (BWC), means that unlike the vast majority of UN Member States including America, Britain, China, Russia, France and Germany etc., the state of Israel is uniquely able to mount a nuclear/chemical attack upon any country in the Middle East (or Europe), at any time, without warning.Continue reading Why is Israel Armed with an Estimated 400 Nuclear WMDs?
“My true liberation as a Jewish person is bound up with the liberation of Palestinian people. ” Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism is a powerful collection of 40 essays by Jews from diverse backgrounds. Each describes a personal journey from a Zionist worldview to activism in solidarity with Palestinians and Israelis striving to build a society founded on justice, equality, and peaceful coexistence. Continue reading What I Saw in Gaza Changed Me Forever
“We want our message to reach the world. We want to say to the world ‘here there is a people. A people searching for a life of dignity, human rights and freedom.’” — Ahmed Abu Artema, architect of The March of Return Continue reading “Why would we die here in silence?
There is a saying attributed to the French banker Nathan Rothschild that “Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes its laws.” Conservative opinion in the United States has long suspected that Rothschild was right and there have been frequent calls to audit the Federal Reserve Bank based on the presumption that it has not always acted in support of the actual interests of the American people. Continue reading Goodbye Free Internet, Government is Already Here
Israel is off-limits. The criminalisation of anti-Semitism means nothing short of this. In fact, France’s President Macron says anti-Zionism is a form of anti-Semitism and both are now legally defined as “hate crimes”. Will this be a global precursor? Continue reading Anti-Semitism and “The Israel Project”
Criticize Israel and you will be labeled anti-Semite. Talk about the 125 million Muslims, Christians, Hindus, Animist, and Atheists, who died during the Second World War, and you’ll be called a Holocaust denier because you intentionally omitted the special deaths of the Jews – “6 million” of them. Continue reading Can We Separate the Jews from Apartheid State of Israel?
After Butcher Netanyahu failed to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin of abandoning Iran via cessation of Russia’s highly effective armed intervention in Syria, using 5th century events, Continue reading Apartheid Israel Warns Putin of More Airstrikes vs. Syria