2019-09-17: News Headlines

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-17). Israeli Apartheid Made Official: Annexation is the New Reality in Palestine. mintpressnews.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. | On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly…

Steven Sahiounie (2019-09-17). Netanyahu Has Resisted Peace for 23 Years, but the Resistance Movement Is Getting Stronger. globalresearch.ca The occupation of Palestine is always at the center of Middle East turmoil, and it would seem the name which is associated with conflicts in the region for over 23 years is Benjamin Netanyahu. It all began in 1996 …

Philip Giraldi (2019-09-17). Israel Spies and Spies and Spies. globalresearch.ca Here we go again! Israel is caught red handed spying against the United States and everyone in Congress is silent, as are nearly all the mainstream media which failed to report the story. And the federal government itself, quick to …

teleSUR (2019-09-17). Israelis Vote for 2nd Time This Year to Elect New PM. telesurenglish.net Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battled for his political survival in the final hours of a close-run election Tuesday, urging voters to support him to avert a "disaster." | RELATED: | 'Apartheid': Palestinians Can't Vote in Israeli Election Set to Decide on Their Lands' Fate | Opinion polls put former armed forces chief Benny Gantz's centrist Blue and White party neck-and-neck with Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, and suggest the far-right Yisrael…

Staff (2019-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2019. democracynow.org Iran Rejects Talks with U.S. Following Disputed Drone Attacks in Saudi Arabia, Israelis Head to Polls to Decide Netanyahu's Fate, Afghanistan: Blast Near Presidential Rally Kills Dozens Amid Mounting Violence, Massive Blackout Hits Four Central American Nations, 2 Italian Officials Indicted over Migrant Deaths from 2013 Shipwreck, 2019 Was Northern Hemisphere's Hottest Summer on Record, Auto Workers Continue Strike with Support from Dems, Environmental Activists, Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Tax Returns, Acting Intelligence Dir. Refused to Turn Over Whistleblower Complaint That Could Involve Trump, House Dems Inv…

teleSUR (2019-09-16). Ilhan Omar Hopes Israel Would Not Elect Netanyahu. telesurenglish.net The United States Congresswoman Ilhan Omar said during an interview Sunday that she hopes Israel will "make a different decision" and not re-elect Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. | RELATED: | Ilhan Omar Slams Death Threat After Xenophobic Attacks | During the "Face The Nation" interview on CBS, Omar said that she hopes people of Israeli will recognize that Netanyahu's "existence, his policies, his rhetoric really is contradictory." | "For many of us in Congress, it has been…

Diana Buttu (2019-09-16). The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly. thenation.com The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly…

teleSUR (2019-09-16). Private Data of 17M Ecuadoreans Leaked in Unsecured Server. telesurenglish.net Personal data of almost every Ecuadorean citizens was leaked online. Names, financial information, and other important data of about 17 million people, including 6.7 million children were found by a security company vpnMentor. | RELATED: | Israel Will Begin Training Ecuadorean Military Units | The data was sitting in an unsecured Amazon cloud server open to…

Arabi Souri (2019-09-16). US Supported Syria "Rebels" Fire Live Rounds at Syrian Families in Rukban Concentration Camp. globalresearch.ca Syrian families held captive by Trump Regime Forces and their ISIS affiliates of Maghaweer Thawra terrorists at al-Rukban Concentration Camp went out of their tents in the high heat of the desert…

Staff (2019-09-15). Hydro-Quebec Ends Cyber-Security Agreement With Israel Electric Corporation. therealnews.com Lawyer John Philpot discusses BDS Quebec's campaign against cyber-cooperation between Hydro-Quebec and IEC…

Joe Piette (2019-09-14). Protest of India's rule over Kashmir. workers.org Chanting "From Kashmir to Palestine, occupation is a crime," over 100 people, mostly immigrants from Kashmir, rallied on Sept. 6 outside the Masjid Al-Madinah Upper Darby Islamic Center near Philadelphia to call attention to India's recent human rights' abuses and violations of Kashmir's sovereignty. | Continue reading Protest of India's rule over Kashmir at Workers.org

Staff (2019-09-13). Israelis Lose Interest in Politics and Upcoming Election. therealnews.com Shir Hever talks about the slow election cycle in Israel, the second in the same year, in which the parties make minimal effort to campaign. Opinion polls predict the same result as the election last April, meaning that no clear winner can be identified…

Robert Mackey (2019-09-13). Creepy Republican Ad During Democratic Debate Attacks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. theintercept.com The strange Republican obsession with attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reached a new low in a commercial break during the Democratic presidential debate in Houston on Thursday night. | The widely reviled commercial, which aired on ABC and was paid for by donors to the GOP New Faces PAC, opened with a photograph of the young Latinx congresswoman's face being set on fire to reveal images of the 1970s genocide in Cambodia underneath. | The attack ad…

Yves Engler (2019-09-13). Challenging the NDP on Palestine During the Election Campaign. dissidentvoice.org Last week I interrupted Jagmeet Singh at a public event to criticize the NDP's suppression of Palestine solidarity activism. Holding a placard with the words "Jagmeet, Palestinian Lives Matter", I demanded the NDP leader apologize for overturning the vote of members who elected Rana Zaman to represent the Dartmouth-Cole Harbour ridding because she defended Palestinians …

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-12). 'Justice is Indivisible':The Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call. mintpressnews.com While Palestinians and other Arab communities are genuinely angry regarding the violent mistreatment of women, others have simply found another platform to indict Islam and condemn Arab society.

United Nations (2019-09-12). Thursday's Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, 'UNComplicated' airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update. un.org A recap of Thursday's top stories: UN Chief's global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation 'accelerates' towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong Kong; New 'UNComplicated' podcast launches.

United Nations (2019-09-12). Annexing Jordan Valley would end 'illusion' of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert. un.org Israel's intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said.

Jeff Blankfort (2019-09-12). A False Accusation of Antisemitism from Where You Would Least Expect It. dissidentvoice.org I know what America is. America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction. — Benjamin Netayahu, 2001, quoted in Ha'aretz, July 15, 2010 It is not uncommon, of course, to be labeled "anti-Semitic" for calling attention to the inordinate power of the Israel Lobby over our political processes …

Staff (2019-09-12). Noura Erakat: Netanyahu's Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel's Apartheid Policy. democracynow.org Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's snap election. The United Nations, the Arab League, the European Union and Russia have all criticized Netanyahu's plan, which he unveiled Tuesday. Netanyahu's pledge comes just a week before Israeli voters return to the polls on Tuesday for new elections after Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government following Israel's April 9 election. Netanyahu's annexation plan would crush hopes of an eventual Palestinian state. We speak with Noura Erakat, Palesti…

Robert Mackey (2019-09-11). Netanyahu Hints Trump Peace Plan Will Allow Israel to Annex Key West Bank Territory. theintercept.com Benjamin Netanyahu hinted that his friend Jared Kushner's Mideast plan would give him the green light to annex nearly a quarter of the occupied West Bank.

United Nations (2019-09-11). Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Appalling' conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia. un.org A recap of Wednesday's top stories: 'Inhumane conditions' in Syria's Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development.

Staff (2019-09-11). Headlines for September 11, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Ousts National Security Adviser John Bolton, Palestinians Say Annexation of West Bank Would Be "Paramount to a War Crime", Scottish Court Declares Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Ahead of Brexit "Unlawful", Japan Warns Radioactive Water from Fukushima to Be Dumped into Pacific Ocean, Republicans Win Two Special Congressional Elections in North Carolina, Study: 1,700 Polling Places Have Closed Since Gutting of Voting Rights Act, California Votes to Force Gig Companies to Treat Contract Workers Like Employees, Number of Uninsured Americans Jumps to 27.5 Million, CDC Warns Against Vaping Use as Sixth User D…

Whitney Webb (2019-09-10). The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks. mintpressnews.com As another 9/11 anniversary comes and goes, many questions surrounding the events remain unanswered. MintPress brings you a freshly updated article, originally published in May, 2019 that seeks answers to some of those questions.

Fight Back (2019-09-10). Hezbollah shoots down Israeli drone. fightbacknews.org Washington DC — The progressive Lebanese political party Hezbollah announced early September 9 that its military forces had shot down an Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over Lebanon. | In a statement, Hezbollah's media relations office said their forces "repelled with appropriate weapons an Israeli drone as it crossed the Palestinian-Lebanese border towards the southern town of Ramieh." | "The drone was downed in the outskirts of the town and now it is in the hands of the Resistance fighters," the statement added. | Israel frequently violates Lebanon's airspace and launched an August 25 drone attack o…

Staff (2019-09-10). From a Lebanese Refugee Camp to Harvard, Ismail Ajjawi Inspires Other Palestinian Students. democracynow.org Today marks a week since Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student who was denied entry into the United States, began classes with his fellow Harvard freshmen. Ajjawi was initially turned away at Boston's Logan Airport after immigration officials searched his phone and computer, and interrogated him about his religion and social media posts by friends that were critical of U.S. policy. He was then forced to return home to Lebanon, but his case provoked outrage on the Harvard campus and among some Palestinian rights and academic freedom groups. Ajjawi, who is attending Harvard on a full scholarship, was edu…

Staff (2019-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Calls Off Secret Afghanistan Meeting, Putting Fate of Possible Peace Deal in Question, Bahama Grapples with Hurricane Dorian's Devastation as U.S. Turns Away Asylum Seekers, FBI Investigates Shooting of Undocumented Man by ICE Agent in Tennessee, Trump Admin Failing to Provide Legal Aid for Migrant Children, 8.5-Month-Pregnant Asylum Seeker Kicked Out of U.S. Under "Remain in Mexico" Policy, U.S. Air Force & House Dems Investigate Spending at Trump's Scottish Turnberry Resort, Heating of Pacific Ocean Threatens Marine Life, Endangered Species, Israeli Military Fatally Shoots Two Palestinian Teens in Gaza, S…

Miko Peled (2019-08-31). Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu's Re-Election Plans? mintpressnews.com It is hard to imagine what it means to be to the "right of the Likud" or the "right of Netanyahu." However, Matan Kahana claims that he and his party are just that and so a vote for them will ensure a strong right-wing voice in the Israeli Knesset, as though that is what is missing from Israeli politics.

PACBI (2019-08-28). Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…

PACBI (2019-08-26). Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project. bdsmovement.net Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis
| Catherine COLOMB-NANCY
| (EuropeAid Co-Operation Office of the European Commission)
| Rosamaria Gili
| (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists

SAMIR (2019-08-15). The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs. bdsmovement.net The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs: PACBI StatementConne Island, Golden Pudel and : //about blank are complicit in Israel's oppression of Palestinians | Cultural Boycott Right To BoycottAugust 15, 2019…

patrick (2019-08-14). BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide. bdsmovement.net BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide: BNC StatementOur nonviolent movement opposes all forms of racism and racial discrimination. | Right To BoycottAugust 14, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

patrick (2019-08-13). BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution. bdsmovement.net BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution: UpdateThe resolution is based on lies and aims to to demonize peaceful resistance to Israel's military occupation and apartheid. | Right To BoycottJuly 23, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

2019-09-17: Social Media Postees

Netanyahu Has Resisted Peace for 23 Years, but the Resistance Movement Is Getting Stronger
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-17
The occupation of Palestine is always at the center of Middle East turmoil, and it would seem the name which is associated with conflicts in the region for over 23 years is Benjamin Netanyahu. It all began in 1996 …
globalresearch.ca/netanyahu-resisted-peace-resistance-movement-gets-stronger/5689426

Israel Spies and Spies and Spies
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-17
Here we go again! Israel is caught red handed spying against the United States and everyone in Congress is silent, as are nearly all the mainstream media which failed to report the story. And the federal government itself, quick to …
globalresearch.ca/israel-spies/5689437

Israeli Apartheid Made Official: Annexation is the New Reality in Palestine
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-17
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. | On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly…
mintpressnews.com/israel-apartheid-made-official-annexation-is-the-new-reality-in-palestine/261902/

Israelis Vote for 2nd Time This Year to Elect New PM
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-17
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battled for his political survival in the final hours of a close-run election Tuesday, urging voters to support him to avert a "disaster." | RELATED: | 'Apartheid': Palestinians Can't Vote in Israeli Election Set to Decide on Their Lands' Fate | Opinion polls put former armed forces chief Benny Gantz's centrist Blue and White party neck-and-neck with Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, and suggest the far-right Yisrael…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israelis-Vote-for-2nd-Time-This-Year-to-Elect-New-PM-20190917-0004.html

Ilhan Omar Hopes Israel Would Not Elect Netanyahu
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-16
The United States Congresswoman Ilhan Omar said during an interview Sunday that she hopes Israel will "make a different decision" and not re-elect Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. | RELATED: | Ilhan Omar Slams Death Threat After Xenophobic Attacks | During the "Face The Nation" interview on CBS, Omar said that she hopes people of Israeli will recognize that Netanyahu's "existence, his policies, his rhetoric really is contradictory." | "For many of us in Congress, it has been…
telesurenglish.net/news/Ilhan-Omar-Hopes-Israel-Would-Not-Elect-Netanyahu-20190916-0008.html

An Israeli Election That Will Decide Nothing
James Zogby | commondreams.org | 2019-09-16
Liberal voices were largely silent as Israel built new settlements, roads, and infrastructure, seizing Palestinian land and violating their fundamental rights. (Photo: The West Bank settlement of Givat Zeev is pictured in late December, 2016) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/west-bank-settlement_0.jpeg
commondreams.org/views/2019/09/16/israeli-election-will-decide-nothing?cd-origin=rss

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly
Diana Buttu | thenation.com | 2019-09-16
The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly…
thenation.com/article/israel-election-2019/

Private Data of 17M Ecuadoreans Leaked in Unsecured Server
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-16
Personal data of almost every Ecuadorean citizens was leaked online. Names, financial information, and other important data of about 17 million people, including 6.7 million children were found by a security company vpnMentor. | RELATED: | Israel Will Begin Training Ecuadorean Military Units | The data was sitting in an unsecured Amazon cloud server open to…
telesurenglish.net/news/Private-Data-of-17M-Ecuadoreans-Leaked-in-Unsecured-Server-20190916-0006.html

Hydro-Quebec Ends Cyber-Security Agreement With Israel Electric Corporation
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-15
Lawyer John Philpot discusses BDS Quebec's campaign against cyber-cooperation between Hydro-Quebec and IEC…
therealnews.com/stories/hydro-quebec-ends-cyber-security-agreement-with-israel-electric-corporation

Protest of India's rule over Kashmir
Joe Piette | workers.org | 2019-09-14
Chanting "From Kashmir to Palestine, occupation is a crime," over 100 people, mostly immigrants from Kashmir, rallied on Sept. 6 outside the Masjid Al-Madinah Upper Darby Islamic Center near Philadelphia to call attention to India's recent human rights' abuses and violations of Kashmir's sovereignty. | Continue reading Protest of India's rule over Kashmir at Workers.org
workers.org/2019/09/14/protest-of-indias-rule-over-kashmir/

Challenging the NDP on Palestine During the Election Campaign
Yves Engler | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-13
Last week I interrupted Jagmeet Singh at a public event to criticize the NDP's suppression of Palestine solidarity activism. Holding a placard with the words "Jagmeet, Palestinian Lives Matter", I demanded the NDP leader apologize for overturning the vote of members who elected Rana Zaman to represent the Dartmouth-Cole Harbour ridding because she defended Palestinians …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/challenging-the-ndp-on-palestine-during-the-election-campaign/

Israelis Lose Interest in Politics and Upcoming Election
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-13
Shir Hever talks about the slow election cycle in Israel, the second in the same year, in which the parties make minimal effort to campaign. Opinion polls predict the same result as the election last April, meaning that no clear winner can be identified…
therealnews.com/stories/israelis-lose-interest-in-politics-and-upcoming-election

Thursday's Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, 'UNComplicated' airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-12
A recap of Thursday's top stories: UN Chief's global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation 'accelerates' towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong Kong; New 'UNComplicated' podcast launches.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046232

'Justice is Indivisible':The Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-12
While Palestinians and other Arab communities are genuinely angry regarding the violent mistreatment of women, others have simply found another platform to indict Islam and condemn Arab society.
mintpressnews.com/justice-indivisiblethe-screams-israa-ghrayeb-wake-call/261770/

Annexing Jordan Valley would end 'illusion' of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-12
Israel's intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046222

A False Accusation of Antisemitism from Where You Would Least Expect It
Jeff Blankfort | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-12
I know what America is. America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction. — Benjamin Netayahu, 2001, quoted in Ha'aretz, July 15, 2010 It is not uncommon, of course, to be labeled "anti-Semitic" for calling attention to the inordinate power of the Israel Lobby over our political processes …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/a-false-accusation-of-antisemitism-from-where-you-would-least-expect-it/

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu's Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel's Apartheid Policy
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-12
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's snap election. The United Nations, the Arab League, the European Union and Russia have all criticized Netanyahu's plan, which he unveiled Tuesday. Netanyahu's pledge comes just a week before Israeli voters return to the polls on Tuesday for new elections after Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government following Israel's April 9 election. Netanyahu's annexation plan would crush hopes of an eventual Palestinian state. We speak with Noura Erakat, Palesti…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/12/benjamin_netanyahu_israel_west_bank_annexation

Netanyahu Hints Trump Peace Plan Will Allow Israel to Annex Key West Bank Territory
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
Benjamin Netanyahu hinted that his friend Jared Kushner's Mideast plan would give him the green light to annex nearly a quarter of the occupied West Bank.
theintercept.com/2019/09/11/netanyahu-hints-trump-peace-plan-will-allow-israel-annex-key-west-bank-territory/

Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Appalling' conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-11
A recap of Wednesday's top stories: 'Inhumane conditions' in Syria's Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046152

The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-10
As another 9/11 anniversary comes and goes, many questions surrounding the events remain unanswered. MintPress brings you a freshly updated article, originally published in May, 2019 that seeks answers to some of those questions.
mintpressnews.com/newly-released-fbi-docs-shed-light-on-apparent-mossad-foreknowledge-of-9-11-attacks/258581/

Hezbollah shoots down Israeli drone
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-10
Washington DC — The progressive Lebanese political party Hezbollah announced early September 9 that its military forces had shot down an Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over Lebanon. | In a statement, Hezbollah's media relations office said their forces "repelled with appropriate weapons an Israeli drone as it crossed the Palestinian-Lebanese border towards the southern town of Ramieh." | "The drone was downed in the outskirts of the town and now it is in the hands of the Resistance fighters," the statement added. | Israel frequently violates Lebanon's airspace and launched an August 25 drone attack o…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/9/10/hezbollah-shoots-down-israeli-drone

From a Lebanese Refugee Camp to Harvard, Ismail Ajjawi Inspires Other Palestinian Students
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-10
Today marks a week since Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student who was denied entry into the United States, began classes with his fellow Harvard freshmen. Ajjawi was initially turned away at Boston's Logan Airport after immigration officials searched his phone and computer, and interrogated him about his religion and social media posts by friends that were critical of U.S. policy. He was then forced to return home to Lebanon, but his case provoked outrage on the Harvard campus and among some Palestinian rights and academic freedom groups. Ajjawi, who is attending Harvard on a full scholarship, was edu…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/10/palestinian_student_ismail_ajjawi_harvard

Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu's Re-Election Plans?
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-31
It is hard to imagine what it means to be to the "right of the Likud" or the "right of Netanyahu." However, Matan Kahana claims that he and his party are just that and so a vote for them will ensure a strong right-wing voice in the Israeli Knesset, as though that is what is missing from Israeli politics.
mintpressnews.com/matan-kahana-ultra-right-israel-candidates-upset-netayahu/261592/

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli

Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-26
Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis | Catherine COLOMB-NANCY | (EuropeAid Co-Operation Office of the European Commission) | Rosamaria Gili | (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists …
bdsmovement.net/news/israeli-filmmakers-letter-greenhouse-project