Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Israel

Chomsky: Trump radically interfered with Israel’s election to help re-elect Netanyahu

Noam Chomsky talks about how President Trump directly interfered with the Israel election by repeatedly helping Netanyahu, from moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem to recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in defiance of international law.

Foreign aid that costs an arm and a leg – literally

The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.

The Palestine marathon

The right to freedom of movement should be inalienable and inextricably linked to the right to be safe in one’s own home, the right to farm one’s own land, the right to fish in the sea.

Democratic senators help Republicans push Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement forward

"It is clear to me that this bill would violate Americans' First Amendment rights."

Elections don’t make Israel a democracy

Let’s not forget that the right to vote is only granted to 60% of the total population and only one third of Palestinians who live under Israeli rule.

Gaza is already unlivable: A response to Israel’s deadly airstrikes targeting...

Israel launched its heaviest airstrikes on the region since 2014, targeting scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. Israeli airstrikes also reportedly hit dozens of homes.

Debate: Jeremy Corbyn, antisemitism and the British media

It is the Labour party’s hesitation on this point, and Corbyn’s history of pro-Palestinian activism and criticisms of Israel, that have proven so problematic.

From peace to Armageddon

The Israel-Palestine nightmare.

Meet Ahed Tamimi, 17-year-old West Bank activist jailed for 8 months...

Known to some as the Rosa Parks of Palestine, Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians and people around the world last year.

After warning of ‘large and painful military operation,’ Israel begins massive...

"Israeli snipers shoot and kill scores of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including kids, then calls it self-defense. When a Palestinian sniper fires at one Israeli soldier, Israel bombs Gaza with F-16s and preps for all out war."

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A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

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