Monthly Archives: December 2018

2018-12-31: News Headlines

Blooming Barricade (2018-12-31). The New York Times and Rouzan al-Najjar. indybay.org The Times did a valuable service by investigating the murder of a Palestinian medic by Israeli snipers, but undermined their own work with pro-apartheid framing and both-sides tropes.

Jessica Corbett (2018-12-31). Leaked Documents Expose Facebook's Ever-Changing Rulebook for Censoring Content. theantimedia.com (CD) — After the New York Times on Thursday published an exposé of Facebook's global censorship rulebook, journalist Rania Khalek called out the social media giant for taking down a video in which she explains how, "on top of being occupied, colonized territory, Palestine is Israel's personal laboratory for testing, refining, and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control." Tweeting out the Times report—and noting that while, …

aljazeera (2018-12-30). Israel's Bennett and Shaked announce 'New Right' political party. aljazeera.com Hayemin Hehadash, or 'New Right', will be a partnership between right-wing secular and religious politicians.

teleSUR (2018-12-30). Netanyahu: Brazil's Bolsonaro To Move Embassy to Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net During a meeting with members of the Jewish community in Rio de Janeiro, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Brazil will move its embassy to Jerusalem, with the date yet to be decided. | RELATED: | Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu' | In Netanyahu's own words, Bolsonaro told him that it was "when, not if," regarding the embassy move. | "We attach enormous importance to Brazil, and Brazil in the context of Latin America," the Israeli prime minis…

aljazeera (2018-12-30). Netanyahu: Brazil to move embassy to Jerusalem. aljazeera.com Israeli leader claims Brazilian president told him that embassy relocation from Tel Aviv is a matter of 'when, not if'.

Telesur (2018-12-30). Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu'. globalresearch.ca Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to deepen ties during a meeting Friday. However, Bolsonaro did not confirm whether his government will move the Brazilian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city …

aljazeera (2018-12-30). The events that shook the Palestinian territories in 2018. aljazeera.com With little reason for optimism for 2019, here are the main events that rocked the West Bank, Gaza and Israel this year.

Marjorie Cohn (2018-12-30). School Employee Sues District for Israel Loyalty Oath in Contract. zcomm.org In a return to the bad old days of McCarthyism, Bahia Amawi, a US citizen of Palestinian descent, lost her Texas elementary school job after refusing to pledge in writing that she would not participate in the BDS movement…

aljazeera (2018-12-30). Israel protests against Jordan minister stepping on Israeli flag. aljazeera.com Minister Jumana Ghuneimat was pictured last week stepping on Israeli flag when entering trade union complex in Amman.

Federico Pieraccini (2018-12-30). The West Is in Disarray, and It Will Only Get Worse. Crisis of Political Leadership in US and EU. globalresearch.ca We are witnessing the withdrawal from Syria of the American military contingent, protests in France, the prospect of a British hard Brexit, the political decline of Angela Merkel in Germany, Netanyahu in crisis, and Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia …

Hassina MechaàØ (2018-12-29). "The Surgeon of Gaza": Providing Care to the Wounded of Palestine. globalresearch.ca French surgeon Christophe Oberlin has spent 17 years travelling to Gaza. He tells MEMO about the evolution of wounds throughout the years as a result of the changes in weaponry | * | He is nicknamed the "surgeon of Gaza". It was …

Juan Cole (2018-12-29). Biggest Stories of 2018: Israel Announced Apartheid, Shot Thousands of Civilians. globalresearch.ca 2018 was in many ways a turning point for the position of Israel in the system of Western, liberal, capitalist democracies. It had long sat uneasily among France, Britain, and the United States, inasmuch as it was founded on a …

The Intercept (2018-12-29). Seeing Is Believing: The Intercept's 2018 Visual Journalism. theintercept.com Visual journalism, in its many forms, is a vital part of news: It can provide evidence that allows us to hold people and institutions accountable, and it can help us build empathy for the plight of others. This year, The Intercept sent photographers and video journalists into the field to bring viewers to places they might not otherwise see, and to move them with human stories — from the release of Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi to the reunification of families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Our illustrations and data visualizations helped elucidate complex issues, from the scope of sexual abuse in…

Ariel Gold (2018-12-28). Elections Don't Make Israel a Democracy. commondreams.org 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. (Photo: Steve Rhodes/Flickr/cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Miko Peled (2018-12-28). How Israel's Conscription Law Assaults its Own Ultra-Orthodox Community. mintpressnews.com Not unlike the Palestinian people whose stance against Zionism is anchored in historical and moral rights, the Haredi community's heroic stance on military conscription is anchored in faith and principle that no power has been able to defeat.

Ramzy Baroud (2018-12-28). A Question Every American Must Confront: Apartheid Israel or US Democracy? counterpunch.org Bahia Amawai is a US citizen and Texas-based language specialist who helps autistic and speech-impaired children overcome their impairment. Despite the essential and noble nature of her work, she was fired by the Pflugerville Independent School District, which serves the Austin area. Every year, Amawai signs an annual contract that allows her to carry on More

Ariel Gold (2018-12-28). Elections Don't Make Israel a Democracy. counterpunch.org It's official, Israel is racing towards early elections. But no one is talking about who can vote in them. New elections were nearly called in November 2017 after Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned in protest of Israel not going to war with Gaza and right-wing leader Naftali Bennett threatened to pull his party from the More

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2018-12-28). Facebook's Secret Censorship Manual Exposed as Platform Takes Down Video About Israel Terrorizing Palestinians. commondreams.org After the New York Times on Thursday published an expos√© of Facebook's global censorship rulebook, journalist Rania Khalek called out the social media giant for taking down a video in which she explains how, "on top of being occupied, colonized territory, Palestine is Israel's personal laboratory for testing, refining, and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Richard Hugus (2018-12-27). Banned: The Smear Campaign Against British-Israeli Peace Activist Gilad Atzmon. mintpressnews.com Jazz saxophonist and writer Gilad Atzmon was recently banned from playing at an assembly hall in Islington, a borough of London, by order of the Islington Town Council. This came about as a result of an e-mail from one person — Martin Rankoff — saying nothing more than that if Atzmon was going to be […]

Dave Zirin (2018-12-27). How to Respond to LeBron James. thenation.com How to Respond to LeBron James…

RT (2018-12-27). 'Israel's wall works 99.9%': Trump says shutdown only about Democrats not letting him win. rt.com US President Donald Trump is accusing the Democrats of opposing funding for a border wall merely to deny him and the Republican party a policy victory. Walls work, Trump says, pointing to the case of Israel.

Fight Back (2018-12-26). Israel launches Christmas missile attack on Damascus. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is reporting that Israel struck the region around Damascus, December 25. | According to the report, "Syrian air defenses confronted hostile missiles launched by the Israeli warplanes from over the Lebanese territories and downed most of them before reaching their targets, affirming that the damages of the aggression were limited to a munition warehouse and the injury of three soldiers." | U.S. and Israeli-backed forces in Syria are in the final stages of defeat.

Democracy Now! (2018-12-26). Headlines for December 26, 2018. democracynow.org 8-Year-Old Guatemalan Migrant Dies in U.S. Custody, Trump Warns of "Very Long" Government Shutdown over Border Wall, 800,000 Federal Employees Furloughed or Working Without Pay, Supreme Court Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Lung Cancer Surgery, ICE Strands Hundreds of Migrants in Winter Cold for Christmas, Stocks Plunge as Trump Assails Federal Reserve, Syria: Israeli Warplanes Bomb Sites Near Damascus, U.S. Ends Support to Kurdish Militias as Turkish Troops Mass for Invasion, Trump to Replace James Mattis with Patrick Shanahan on January 1, U.S. Anti-ISIS Envoy Quits over…

Fight Back (2018-12-24). Israel tries to wreck Christmas for Palestinians. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — The Ma'an press agency is reporting, December 23, that once again Israeli authorities are refusing to give Palestinian Christians in Gaza travel permits that would allow them to celebrate Christmas with loved ones in other parts of Palestine, or to visit Bethlehem. | The Ma'an article states "The Israeli occupation annually obstructs the travel of Palestinian Christians from Gaza to Bethlehem and Jerusalem to attend Christmas celebrations and be reunited with their families in the occupied West Bank." | In a related development, Israeli troops shot and killed four demonstrators in Gaza, Fr…

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-12-24). Dem. Rep. of Congo Postpones Election While US Props up President Kabila. therealnews.com After 58 years of repression, the battle for democracy picks up in the DRC, while PResident Joseph Kabila continues to enjoy unquestioned support from the US and has an Israeli security company working for him. We speak to Maurice Carney

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-12-22). Gideon Levy has No Sympathy for Colonists as a Group. therealnews.com Gideon Levy: all colonists and all Israelis share responsibility for the occupation and apartheid system in Palestine. There is sympathy for individuals, but there is no symmetry: the power is on the Israeli side

Alex Kane (2018-12-21). States Are Cracking Down on the Movement for Palestinian Rights—but Cities Are Pushing Back. thenation.com States Are Cracking Down on the Movement for Palestinian Rights—but Cities Are Pushing Back…

Human Rights Watch (2018-12-18). Don't Punish US Companies That Help End Abuses in the West Bank. hrw.org | | Barkan, located in the occupied West Bank, is an Israeli residential settlement and industrial zone that houses around 120 factories that export around 80 percent of their goods abroad. In the background is the Palestinian village of Qarawat Bani Hassan. © 2004 David Silverman | Today the US Congress is weighing draft legislation based on problematic logic that conflates a call for businesses to stop operating in West Bank settlements, which are unlawful under the 1949 Geneva Conventions that prohibit transferring…

LEILI (2018-12-08). German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly. bdsmovement.net German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly: In the NewsA German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a perm…

LEILI (2018-11-26). Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians. bdsmovement.net Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians: Update"We appeal to progressives and social movements everywhere to pressure their governments to impose strict military embargoes on all states that are perpetrating crimes against hu…

ziyaad (2018-11-20). Airbnb's Decision to Exit Israel's Illegal Settlements: A Partial Victory for Human Rights & Accountability. bdsmovement.net Airbnb's Decision to Exit Israel's Illegal Settlements: A Partial Victory for Human Rights & Accountability: BNC StatementAirbnb's decision to end its business in Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory is an important first step. It unfortunately fails to cover settlements in East Jerusalem, which is also occupied according to international law. All Isr…

Phyllis Bennis (2018-11-14). The Crisis in Gaza and a Potential Ceasefire. zcomm.org Discussing the recent Israeli special forces operation inside the Gaza Strip that killed 7 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier, as well as Israeli air strikes and a potential ceasefire…

2018-12-31: Social Media Postees

The New York Times and Rouzan al-Najjar
Blooming Barricade | indybay.org | 2018-12-31
The Times did a valuable service by investigating the murder of a Palestinian medic by Israeli snipers, but undermined their own work with pro-apartheid framing and both-sides tropes.
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/12/30/1882003…

Leaked Documents Expose Facebook's Ever-Changing Rulebook for Censoring Content
Jessica Corbett | theantimedia.com | 2018-12-31
(CD) — After the New York Times on Thursday published an exposé of Facebook's global censorship rulebook, journalist Rania Khalek called out the social media giant for taking down a video in which she explains how, "on top of being occupied, colonized territory, Palestine is Israel's personal laboratory for testing, refining, and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control." Tweeting out the Times report–and noting that while, …

Leaked Documents Expose Facebook's Ever-Changing Rulebook for Censoring Content

Israel's Bennett and Shaked announce 'New Right' political party
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2018-12-30
Hayemin Hehadash, or 'New Right', will be a partnership between right-wing secular and religious politicians.
aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/israel-bennet…

Netanyahu: Brazil's Bolsonaro To Move Embassy to Jerusalem
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2018-12-30
During a meeting with members of the Jewish community in Rio de Janeiro, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Brazil will move its embassy to Jerusalem, with the date yet to be decided. | RELATED: | Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu' | In Netanyahu's own words, Bolsonaro told him that it was "when, not if," regarding the embassy move. | "We attach enormous importance to Brazil, and Brazil in the context of Latin America," the Israeli prime minis…
telesurenglish.net/news/Netanyahu-Brazil…

Israel protests against Jordan minister stepping on Israeli flag
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2018-12-30
Minister Jumana Ghuneimat was pictured last week stepping on Israeli flag when entering trade union complex in Amman.
aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/israel-protes…

Netanyahu: Brazil to move embassy to Jerusalem
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2018-12-30
Israeli leader claims Brazilian president told him that embassy relocation from Tel Aviv is a matter of 'when, not if'.
aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/netanyahu-bra…

School Employee Sues District for Israel Loyalty Oath in Contract
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2018-12-30
In a return to the bad old days of McCarthyism, Bahia Amawi, a US citizen of Palestinian descent, lost her Texas elementary school job after refusing to pledge in writing that she would not participate in the BDS movement…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/school-employee-su…

Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu'
Telesur | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-30
Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to deepen ties during a meeting Friday. However, Bolsonaro did not confirm whether his government will move the Brazilian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city … | The post Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu' appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/brazils-bolsonaro-we-n…

The events that shook the Palestinian territories in 2018
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2018-12-30
With little reason for optimism for 2019, here are the main events that rocked the West Bank, Gaza and Israel this year.
aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/events-shook-…

The West Is in Disarray, and It Will Only Get Worse. Crisis of Political Leadership in US and EU
Federico Pieraccini | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-30
We are witnessing the withdrawal from Syria of the American military contingent, protests in France, the prospect of a British hard Brexit, the political decline of Angela Merkel in Germany, Netanyahu in crisis, and Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia … | The post The West Is in Disarray, and It Will Only Get Worse. Crisis of Political Leadership in US and EU appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-west-is-in-disarra…

Biggest Stories of 2018: Israel Announced Apartheid, Shot Thousands of Civilians
Juan Cole | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-29
2018 was in many ways a turning point for the position of Israel in the system of Western, liberal, capitalist democracies. It had long sat uneasily among France, Britain, and the United States, inasmuch as it was founded on a … | The post Biggest Stories of 2018: Israel Announced Apartheid, Shot Thousands of Civilians appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/biggest-stories-of-201…

"The Surgeon of Gaza": Providing Care to the Wounded of Palestine
Hassina MechaàØ | globalresearch.ca | 2018-12-29
French surgeon Christophe Oberlin has spent 17 years travelling to Gaza. He tells MEMO about the evolution of wounds throughout the years as a result of the changes in weaponry | * | He is nicknamed the "surgeon of Gaza". It was … | The post "The Surgeon of Gaza": Providing Care to the Wounded of Palestine appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-surgeon-of-gaza-pr…

Seeing Is Believing: The Intercept's 2018 Visual Journalism
The Intercept | theintercept.com | 2018-12-29
Visual journalism, in its many forms, is a vital part of news: It can provide evidence that allows us to hold people and institutions accountable, and it can help us build empathy for the plight of others. This year, The Intercept sent photographers and video journalists into the field to bring viewers to places they might not otherwise see, and to move them with human stories — from the release of Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi to the reunification of families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Our illustrations and data visualizations helped elucidate complex issues, from the scope of sexual abuse in…
theintercept.com/2018/12/29/the-intercep…

How Israel's Conscription Law Assaults its Own Ultra-Orthodox Community
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2018-12-28
Not unlike the Palestinian people whose stance against Zionism is anchored in historical and moral rights, the Haredi community's heroic stance on military conscription is anchored in faith and principle that no power has been able to defeat. | The post How Israel's Conscription Law Assaults its Own Ultra-Orthodox Community appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/israel-conscription-la…

Elections Don't Make Israel a Democracy
Ariel Gold | commondreams.org | 2018-12-28
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. (Photo: Steve Rhodes/Flickr/cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/views/2018/12/28/electi…

Elections Don't Make Israel a Democracy
Ariel Gold | counterpunch.org | 2018-12-28
It's official, Israel is racing towards early elections. But no one is talking about who can vote in them. New elections were nearly called in November 2017 after Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned in protest of Israel not going to war with Gaza and right-wing leader Naftali Bennett threatened to pull his party from the…
counterpunch.org/2018/12/28/elections-do…

A Question Every American Must Confront: Apartheid Israel or US Democracy?
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2018-12-28
Bahia Amawai is a US citizen and Texas-based language specialist who helps autistic and speech-impaired children overcome their impairment. Despite the essential and noble nature of her work, she was fired by the Pflugerville Independent School District, which serves the Austin area. Every year, Amawai signs an annual contract that allows her to carry on…
counterpunch.org/2018/12/28/a-question-e…

Facebook's Secret Censorship Manual Exposed as Platform Takes Down Video About Israel Terrorizing Palestinians
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2018-12-28
After the New York Times on Thursday published an expos√© of Facebook's global censorship rulebook, journalist Rania Khalek called out the social media giant for taking down a video in which she explains how, "on top of being occupied, colonized territory, Palestine is Israel's personal laboratory for testing, refining, and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2018/12/28/faceboo…

Banned: The Smear Campaign Against British-Israeli Peace Activist Gilad Atzmon
Richard Hugus | mintpressnews.com | 2018-12-27
Jazz saxophonist and writer Gilad Atzmon was recently banned from playing at an assembly hall in Islington, a borough of London, by order of the Islington Town Council. This came about as a result of an e-mail from one person — Martin Rankoff — saying nothing more than that if Atzmon was going to be […] | The post Banned: The Smear Campaign Against British-Israeli Peace Activist Gilad Atzmon appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/the-smear-campaign-aga…

How to Respond to LeBron James
Dave Zirin | thenation.com | 2018-12-27
How to Respond to LeBron James…
thenation.com/article/lebron-james-insta…

'Israel's wall works 99.9%': Trump says shutdown only about Democrats not letting him win
RT | rt.com | 2018-12-27
US President Donald Trump is accusing the Democrats of opposing funding for a border wall merely to deny him and the Republican party a policy victory. Walls work, Trump says, pointing to the case of Israel. | …
rt.com/usa/447552-trump-wall-democrats-i…

Israel launches Christmas missile attack on Damascus
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-12-26
Washington, DC – The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is reporting that Israel struck the region around Damascus, December 25. | According to the report, "Syrian air defenses confronted hostile missiles launched by the Israeli warplanes from over the Lebanese territories and downed most of them before reaching their targets, affirming that the damages of the aggression were limited to a munition warehouse and the injury of three soldiers." | U.S. and Israeli-backed forces in Syria are in the final stages of defeat.
www.fightbacknews.org/2018/12/26/israel-…

Israel tries to wreck Christmas for Palestinians
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-12-24
Minneapolis, MN — The Ma'an press agency is reporting, December 23, that once again Israeli authorities are refusing to give Palestinian Christians in Gaza travel permits that would allow them to celebrate Christmas with loved ones in other parts of Palestine, or to visit Bethlehem. | The Ma'an article states "The Israeli occupation annually obstructs the travel of Palestinian Christians from Gaza to Bethlehem and Jerusalem to attend Christmas celebrations and be reunited with their families in the occupied West Bank." | In a related development, Israeli troops shot and killed four demonstrators in Gaza, Fr…
www.fightbacknews.org/2018/12/24/israel-…

Dem. Rep. of Congo Postpones Election While US Props up President Kabila
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-12-24
After 58 years of repression, the battle for democracy picks up in the DRC, while PResident Joseph Kabila continues to enjoy unquestioned support from the US and has an Israeli security company working for him. We speak to Maurice Carney | The post Dem. Rep. of Congo Postpones Election While US Props up President Kabila appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/dem-rep-of-congo…

Gideon Levy has No Sympathy for Colonists as a Group
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-12-22
Gideon Levy: all colonists and all Israelis share responsibility for the occupation and apartheid system in Palestine. There is sympathy for individuals, but there is no symmetry: the power is on the Israeli side | The post Gideon Levy has No Sympathy for Colonists as a Group appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/gideon-levy-has-…

States Are Cracking Down on the Movement for Palestinian Rights–but Cities Are Pushing Back
Alex Kane | thenation.com | 2018-12-21
States Are Cracking Down on the Movement for Palestinian Rights–but Cities Are Pushing Back…
thenation.com/article/jvp-cities-israel-…

Don't Punish US Companies That Help End Abuses in the West Bank
Human Rights Watch | hrw.org | 2018-12-18
Barkan, located in the occupied West Bank, is an Israeli residential settlement and industrial zone that houses around 120 factories that export around 80 percent of their goods abroad. In the background is the Palestinian village of Qarawat Bani Hassan. © 2004 David Silverman | Today the US Congress is weighing draft legislation based on problematic logic that conflates a call for businesses to stop operating in West Bank settlements, which are unlawful under the 1949 Geneva Conventions that prohibit transferring…
hrw.org/news/2018/12/18/dont-punish-us-c…

German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly
LEILI | bdsmovement.net | 2018-12-08
German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly: In the NewsA German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a perm…
bdsmovement.net/news/german-court-confir…

Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance
PEDRO | bdsmovement.net | 2018-12-06
Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance: BNC StatementWhile Brazil's new president wants to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, and Rio de Janeiro's new governor wants to buy Israeli weaponized drones, Palestinian and Rio de Janeiro's favelas' social movements call for a joint and global struggle agains…
bdsmovement.net/news/palestinians-and-br…