2019-11-25: Social Media Postees

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The Trump Administration is Unlawfully Detaining a U.S. Resident Without Charge
Charlie Hogle | aclu.org | 2019-11-25
Adham | Hassoun completed his criminal sentence and was set to be released from prison almost | three years ago. But the government — now claiming unprecedented and | unconstitutional powers under the USA Patriot Act — continues to hold Adham in | detention, indefinitely and without charge. | We're | in court to secure his freedom. | Adham | has called the United States home for 30 years. Born in Lebanon to Palestinian | refugees, Adham and his family — like many other refugees — suffered…

Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Palestinian in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
A Palestinian was shot and injured, on Sunday evening, in the town of Beit Ummar, in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. Mohammed Awad, a media activist, said Israeli forces stationed near the illegal Israeli settlement of Karmi Tzur, fired …

History of US-Israel Relations, The State Department's "Fact Sheet". A War of "Terror Alliance"
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-25
The State Department's (SD below) so-called "fact sheet" on Israel mixes facts with fiction. | SD: "The United States was the first country to recognize Israel as a state in 1948, and the first to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of …

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Nine Palestinians In Al-'Isawiya
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, nine Palestinians from their homes in the al-'Isawiya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, and summoned several residents for interrogation, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Silwanic said the soldiers stormed and ransacked dozens of homes and interrogated many Palestinians …

Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Hebron
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, three Palestinians, including a former political prisoner, in Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes and interrogated several Palestinians while …

Finally Charged and Lacking a Mandate to Govern, Netanyahu's Days are Numbered
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-25
The decision to indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on three separate criminal counts pushes the country's already unprecedented electoral stalemate into the entirely uncharted territory of a constitutional crisis. There is no legal precedent for a sitting prime minister facing a trial — in Netanyahu's case, for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Former …

Blinded Palestinian Journalist Exposes Israel's Increasing Violence Against Media
Delilah Boxstein | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-25
2018 saw a 52 percent increase in the number of violations against Palestinian press, the majority of them comprised physical abuse, arrests or detentions, questioning, preventing coverage and shutting down websites and social media accounts.

Attacking Palestine's Future. "Omnipresent are the Prison Guard Towers, the Barbed Wire, the Israeli Soldiers"
Greg Shupak | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-25
Traveling across Palestine, as I did to give lectures earlier this year, means following a perpetually fresh trail of repression. | Omnipresent are the prison guard towers, the barbed wire, the Israeli soldiers with their massive guns and the separation wall….

International Law Is Clear on One Point: Israel's Settlements Are Illegal
Richard Falk | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-25
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made headlines around the world this week in announcing that the US had shifted its position, and no longer viewed Israeli settlements as a violation of international law. | In one of the stupider public …

Turmoil or State Terror in Kashmir? India's "Hindutiva Project"
Junaid S. Ahmad | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-25
"They weren't like us and for that reason deserved to be ruled" — Edward Said | The parallels with the Zionist state are impossible not to notice. This should be no surprise considering the close collaboration between Israel and India in …

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians, Including A child, In Bethlehem And Tubas
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
Israeli soldiers abducted, Monday, a child and a young man in Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied East Jerusalem in the West Bank, and two near Tubas in northeastern West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-'Azza refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted Nour Mahmoud Abu Tarboush, 14, …

Netanyahu's Likud Party Agrees to Hold Leadership Primaries
teleSUR, jg | telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-25
The Likud Party, led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced Sunday that it will hold primary elections within six weeks while PM Netanyahu currently faces trial on three charges of corruption. | RELATED: | Israel 1st Western Democracy to Expel HRW Worker: HRW Director | According to Israeli media reports, Netanyahu has agreed with the head of Likud's central com…

Likud MK: "Israelis Will Soon Be Able To Open Projects in Arab Gulf States"
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
Former Israeli Communications Minister, Ayyoub al-Qarra, an Arab Druze member of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party, said that Israel was advancing its normalization ties with various Arab countries, and next year, Israelis will be able to open businesses and have normal political tries with Arab Gulf states. The Maan News agency …

Washington's Right-Wing Consensus on Israel Faces a Reckoning in Three New York Congressional Races
Alex Kane | theintercept.com | 2019-11-25
Eliot Engel and Jerry Nadler, among the most pro-Israel Democrats, are facing primaries from the left. Nita Lowey, another pro-Israel hawk, is retiring.

Nuclear Lies and Broken Promises
Conn Hallinan | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-25
When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told an economic meeting in the city of Sivas this September that Turkey was considering building nuclear weapons, he was responding to a broken promise. When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the government of Iran of lying about its nuclear program, he was concealing one of the greatest subterfuges in the history of nuclear weapons. And the vast majority of Americans haven't a clue about either.

Soldiers Injure Several Schoolchildren In Hebron
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-11-25
Israeli soldiers Injured, Monday, dozens of Palestinian schoolchildren and residents, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers, stationed at Abu ar-Reesh military roadblock, at the southern entrance of the Old City of Hebron and the Ibrahimi Mosque, attacked dozens of …

Netanyahu's Real Crimes
James Zogby | commondreams.org | 2019-11-25
The bottom line is that, to be sure, Netanyahu is a criminal. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/netanyahu-third-corruption-bribe-media.jpeg

"Who's Next?" Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Director for Opposition to Illegal Israeli Settlements
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-25
Human Rights Watch on Monday vowed to continue fighting the violation of Palestinians' human rights by the Israeli government as the organization's director for the region was expelled from Israel. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/human-rights-watch-israel-director.jpg

Saudi Arabia condemns Trump administration's move to 'legalize' Israeli settlements in West Bank
rt.com | 2019-11-25
Foreign ministers from Arab League countries slammed the US' decision to stop viewing Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal, during an extraordinary meeting. Even Washington's ally Saudi Arabia condemned the move. | The emergency gathering, held on Monday, to discuss the U-turn in the US' position on settlements was earlier requested by Palestine. The decision puts the whole Israeli-Palestinian peace process in jeopardy, while nullifying the US' role as a mediator in the decades-old conflict, Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said in a fiery televised speech. | The US announcement…

'Cross our red lines & be destroyed': Iran's elite IRGC chief warns US, Israel and Saudi Arabia at large pro-govt rally
rt.com | 2019-11-25
All external foes will be defeated if they make moves against Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander warned at a massive pro-government rally amid protests over fuel price hikes. | Major General Hossein Salami addressed people in downtown Tehran on Monday. He said that the country's rivals are "no longer capable of anything" in their attacks against the nation. | We have shown patience towards the hostile moves of America, the Zionist regime [Israel] and Saudi Arabia against the Islamic Republic of Iran… but we will destroy them if they cross our red lines. | Thousands have marched on t…

Businessman buys Hitler hat & cigar box wants them out of 'wrong hands'… so he gives them to Israeli group
rt.com | 2019-11-25
An entrepreneur purchased Nazi memorabilia off an auction, saying he wants them to be displayed at a Holocaust museum, instead of being used by neo-Nazis. | Abdullah Chatila, a Swiss investor and philanthropist of Lebanese origin, has bought several of the Nazi leader's personal belongings at an auction in Munich, Germany last week. He then donated all the items to Keren Hayesod — United Israel Appeal, an Israeli state-run fundraising organization, with hopes that they will be displayed at a Holocaust museum in Israel. | "It is extremely important to me that items from this painful historical era do not l…

'No other democracy': Human Rights Watch slams Israel's expulsion of director over BDS activism
rt.com | 2019-11-25
Human Rights Watch has condemned the decision by Israel to deport Omar Shakir, HRW's director for Israel and Palestinian territories. Israel revoked his visa over activism on behalf of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS). | Shakir, a US citizen, was placed on a flight out of Ben Gurion International Airport on Monday, after the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the government's decision to expel him from Tel Aviv. The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Shakir has been an outspoken advocate of the BDS movement prior to his work at HRW, and that they have every right to expel him under a 20…

Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Settlements
Ramzy Baroud | telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-25
It is hardly shocking that the United States government has finally decreed that illegal Jewish settlements which have been built in defiance of international law, are, somehow, "consistent" with international law. | RELATED: | Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Official Over BDS Support | US foreign policy has been edging closer towards this conclusion f…

Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Director for Opposition to Illegal Settlements
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-11-25
Human Rights Watch on Monday vowed to continue fighting the violation of Palestinians' human rights by the Israeli government as the organization's director for the region was expelled from Israel. | Omar Shakir was forced out of the country three weeks after the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the government's decision to revoke his work visa on the g…

Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Official Over BDS Support
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-25
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) official complied with an Israeli expulsion order on Monday imposed over accusations he backs an international pro-Palestinian boycott, but said the edict would only encourage rights abuses. | RELATED: | Israel 1st Western Democracy to Expel HRW Worker: HRW Director | HRW and Omar Shakir, a U.S. citizen representing the New York-based organization in Israel and the Palestinian territories, have denied the allegations. | Three weeks ago, Israel's Supreme Court upheld…

Israeli Forces Fire Tear-Gas at Schools in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-11-24
Dozens of Palestinians students and citizens sustained suffocation, on Sunday, when Israeli forces fired tear-gas canisters near a complex of schools in Hebron, according to the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA). The correspondent reported that dozens of Palestinian children as well as adults, suffered the effects of toxic tear-gas …

Thousands of Settlers Storm Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-11-24
The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that thousands of Israeli settlers, on Saturday, stormed the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, under heavy military protection. While the Ibrahimi Mosque is an Islamic place of worship, Palestinian Muslim worshipers were not allowed to enter it for prayer. Local sources observed several buses carrying …

Palestinian P.M. Visits Family of Seriously Ill Prisoner
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-11-24
Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh said that the "issue of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails will remain a top priority and it will be raised at international forums." | The Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported the P.M.

Center-Right Klaus Iohannis Re-Elected President of Romania
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-24
Romania's center-right incumbent President Klaus Iohannis was elected Sunday for a second term after he heavily defeated his socialist opponent Viorica Dancila in a runoff vote. | RELATED: | Romania Announces Israel Embassy Will Move to Jerusalem | According to the eastern European country's electoral body, the center-right former physics professor obtained 62.8 percent of the votes, while Social Democrats' (PSD) Dancila received the other 37.1 percent. | "The winner today is modern…

Israeli Forces Arrest Three Children in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-11-24
Three Palestinian children were arrested by Israeli soldiers, on Sunday, while they were leaving school in Beit Ummar in northern Hebron, Quds News Network (QNN) reported. Israeli forces arrested the minors, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron after they left school, taking them to a police station …

Israel: Netanyahu to Give up 4 Ministry Posts Due to Indictment
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-23
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reported to relinquish the four ministerial posts he currently holds in the coming days following the indictment against him for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, according to a report published Saturday by Haaretz. | RELATED: | Israel's PM Netanyahu Charged in 3 Corruption Cases | On Thursday Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit indicted the premier for the long-running investigations dubbed Cases 1000, 2000 and 4000. Under Israel's law, Neta…

Iran False Flag Prep, US Government's Staggering Bolivia Hypocrisy, Netanyahu Indicted & Patriot Act
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-23
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/22/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Netanyahu, indicted on corruption charges, refuses to resign
wsws.org | 2019-11-23
The prime minister's aim has been to incite his far-right supporters and encourage them to take to the streets on his behalf.

Muslim woman defends Jewish children from antisemitic abuse
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-11-23
A man has been arrested after antisemitic abuse was directed towards Jewish children on the London Underground.The suspect was held in Birmingham on 23 November on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated public order offence and he remains in custody.His arrest came after a man was filmed reading anti-Jewish bible passages to two young boys while they were travelling with their family on the Northern Line.Asma Shuweikh came to the defence of the family, who were travelling on the Northern Line on Friday (Chris Atkins/PA)Wearing a cap and hoody, the man is seen in the video threatening a man off-camera after…

We thought the house was empty
Vijay Prashad | mronline.org | 2019-11-22
On 13 November 2019, as part of its deadly attack on the people of Gaza, Israeli armed forces bombed a building in the Deir al-Balah neighbourhood of Gaza City. | Source…

Pompeo Scorns the Law Because He's Never Had to Follow It
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-22
Michael Pompeo — let's use his real name — was very revealing when he ripped up the latest bit of international law which didn't favour Donald Trump or Benjamin Netanyahu in the Middle East. Jewish colonies in the West Bank were not against international law.

With No End in Sight, Israel's Election Soap Opera Rages On
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-22
The Israeli election process, like a bad soap opera, has been going on for many months now with no end in sight, and precisely like a poorly made soap opera, the squabbling, blaming, threatening, scare tactics and mudslinging have lead to nothing. | The Boss: | Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, assumed to be the "Boss" of Israeli politics, seems to have lost his touch. In two consecutive elections, he was unable to win a majority or form a coalition government. | The rise of a united opposition to run against him led by former IDF generals — who by the way at one point or another served him — is…

Trump's Recognition of Israeli Settlements Is Rooted in Bipartisan Support
Stephen Zunes | progressive.org | 2019-11-21
Three previous U.S. administrations all ignored the gross power asymmetry between the Palestinians and the Israelis.

'Orwellian absurdity': U.S. reversal on settlements draws international outrage
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-21
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the U.S. was softening its position on Israel's network of settlements in the occupied Palestinain territory, saying it was revoking the notion that settlements are illegal under international law–a notion recognized by the rest of the world as factual and true. | Source…

My Children Are Too Young to Know War So Well
Ahmed Abu Artema | thenation.com | 2019-11-21
My Children Are Too Young to Know War So Well…

FROM THE FIELD: Gaza men advocate for an end to early marriage
United Nations | news.un.org | 2019-11-21
A group of thirty men in Gaza have succeeded in preventing the early marriage of girls under the age of 18, from 50 different families, thanks to a training programme supported by the UN gender agency, UN Women.

Bernie Sanders Criticizes U.S. Relationships with Saudi Arabia and Israel at Democratic Debate
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-21
Ten Democratic candidates took the stage in Atlanta, Georgia, Wednesday for the party's fifth presidential debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post. Toward the end of the evening, Senator Bernie Sanders criticized former Vice President Joe Biden's support for the 2003 invasion of Iraq and laid out his foreign policy vision, including strong criticism of traditional U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Israel. "It is no longer good enough for us to be pro-Israel — I am pro-Israel — but we must treat the Palestinians with the dignity they deserve," he said. We speak with Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at th…

Israel Carries Out 'Wide-Scale Strikes' In Syria, US Gov Withholds Food/Meds From Iran & Patriot Act
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-20
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/20/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-20
Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green": Update Click to download and print this Fact Sheet.November 21, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …

Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-19
Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows: PACBI StatementResponses to Norwegian singer Aurora's concerts in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …

Noura Erakat: U.S. Recognition of Israeli Settlements Is "Entrenchment of an Apartheid Regime"
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-19
The Trump administration has announced it no longer views Israel settlements in the occupied West Bank to be a violation of international law, in another blow to possible Israel-Palestine peace negotiations. On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a reversal to the U.S. position, putting the U.S. at odds with the international community. A U.N. resolution in 2016 declared the settlements a "flagrant violation" of international law. Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Pompeo's announcement as a historic day for Israel, but Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat condemned the…

Pompeo Issues Historic US Policy Reversal: Israeli West Bank Settlements "Not Illegal"
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-11-18
The Trump administration is reversing the official US stance on the illegality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

Pompeo Issues Historic US Policy Reversal: Israeli West Bank Settlements "Not Illegal"

US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-18
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/18/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-11-18
Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert: Open LetterPalestinians appeal to French singer Catherine Ringer to cancel her December 19th concert in apartheid Tel Aviv | Cultural BoycottNovember 18, 2019…

Protesters demand end to Israeli attacks on Gaza
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-17
NY, New York – On the evening of November 15, over 150 people gathered on 42nd and Broadway to demand that Israel, backed by the United States government, stop the murder and occupation of Palestinians. | The emergency rally was called by several different organizations in New York City in response to Israel murdering 34 people, including eight children in Gaza. The organizations were Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, Labor for Palestine, Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, NY4Palestine, Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, American Muslims for Palesti…