2019-12-01: News Headlines

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-01). Illegal Israeli Settlers Harass Palestinians and International Supporters. imemc.org Israeli settlers today chased down Palestinian sheep herders and international supporters away from their pastures in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, according Aref Daraghmeh, a local activist. He said the settlers forced the sheep herders to leave the area and assaulted some of the international supporters who …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-01). High Representative to the EU: Settlements are an Obstacle to Peace. imemc.org Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, stated, on Thursday, that Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank threaten to make a two-state solution impossible, the Palestine News Network reported. "Settlement activity in East Jerusalem seriously jeopardizes the possibility of Jerusalem serving …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-01). OPINION: Anatomy of a Zionist Smear Campaign: Jerusalem Post Admits to Fabrications. imemc.org By Marion Kawas for Palestine Chronicle On November 20, 2019, Israel advocacy club Herut Canada held a public meeting entitled "Reservists on Duty" at York University in Toronto. The meeting billed itself as a chance to hear from "real Israeli soldiers" about the "Arab-Israeli conflict, BDS and much more". Pro-Palestinian …

teleSUR (2019-12-01). Israel Plans New Ilegal Settlement In Hebron Occupied West Bank. telesurenglish.net Israel's defense minister announced Sunday he has approved plans to build a new illegal settlement in the heart of the city of Hebron, which has been strongly criticized by Palestinian officials. | RELATED: | World: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People | According to local media, Minister Naftali Bennett ordered the departments responsible for the occupied West Bank "to notify the municipality of Hebron about the construction of a new Jewish q…

IMEMC News (2019-12-01). Israeli Troops Abduct Five Palestinians in Pre-Dawn Raids Across the West Bank. imemc.org On Sunday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded several parts of the West Bank and abducted five Palestinians. In the town of Beit Awwa in Hebron, in the southern West Bank, Israeli forces abducted Mohammad Osama Shalash and Uday Ismail Shalash. Both are believed to be under age 18, although …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-01). Adalah: Withholding Deceased Palestinians a Violation of International Humanitarian Law. imemc.org Withholding bodies of dead Palestinians and not returning them to their families for proper burial, is a cruel practice and a violation of international humanitarian law and United Nations Convention against Torture, said the Haifa-based Adalah — The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel said Friday. The Palestinian …

RT (2019-12-01). Fruit of 'US-backed colonization': Israel to DOUBLE Jewish population in West Bank's Hebron. rt.com Two weeks after the US announced that it did not consider illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories to be in breach of international law, Israel announced a plan to double the Jewish population of Hebron. | The plan announced by Israel's newly appointed Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday will involve demolishing a wholesale market in Hebron and replacing it with a new neighborhood. At the moment, there are an estimated 200,000 Palestinians and 1,000 Jews living in the city. | The statement touted the move as ensuring "territorial continuity" between the existing Jewish Avraham Avi…

Gilad Atzmon (2019-12-01). UK Jewish Lobby Continues to Smear Jeremy Corbyn. dissidentvoice.org For the last 15 years I have been warning both Brits and Jews of the possibility of serious consequences that might result from the intensive activities of the Jewish Lobby in Britain and beyond. I have written thousands of commentaries about the topic, given endless talks and interviews and published the best selling books on …

Aaron Maté (2019-11-30). Abby Martin: Gaza's fight for freedom needs global solidarity. thegrayzone.com The Empire Files' Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary "Gaza Fights For Freedom," a vivid account of…

Fréa Lockley (2019-11-30). Press regulator slams Jewish Chronicle for 'misleading' and 'inaccurate' stories about a Corbyn supporter. thecanary.co The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has upheld six breaches of its Editorial Code for accuracy against the Jewish Chronicle (JC). IPSO also criticised the JC's conduct during the investigation calling it "unacceptable". As a result, on 29 November it had to publish the extensive findings online and in print. | Audrey White brought the complaint against the JC following a series of four articles published in February and March 2019. The articles made a number of accusations against…

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-11-30). OPINION: Free Speech, But Not For Palestine. imemc.org By Mona Dennaoui and Hammam Farah for The Toronto Sun On November 20, Israel advocacy group, Herut Canada, held an event at York University with former soldiers of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), which has held recruitment drives in Toronto, although it is illegal for a foreign military to recruit …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-11-30). Israeli Forces Shoot and Kill Palestinain Teen in Hebron. imemc.org Updated: A Palestinian teenager was shot dead, on Saturday night, by Israeli soldiers in the town of Beit Awwa, west of Hebron City in the southern occupied West Bank. The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported that Israeli soldiers opened fire towards three Palestinian civilians near Beit Awwa, seriously injuring …

IMEMC News (2019-11-30). Israeli Troops Invade Al-Aroub Refugee Camp; Fire Tear Gas at Homes. imemc.org On Saturday night, a squadron of heavily-armed Israeli soldiers invaded the al-Arroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The troops did not announce the reason for the invasion, nor was there a statement from the Israeli military. A number of Palestinian civilians suffered from tear gas inhalation due to the Israeli …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-11-30). South Africa Reiterates its Support for Palestine at UN. imemc.org According to the United Nations website, this year, the Special Meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was held on 29 November 2019, at the UN Headquarters in New York. In attendance were; the Presidents of the General Assembly and the Security Council, as …

Wiepke (2019-11-29). Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June. bdsmovement.net Apartheid Free Zone Campaign in Italy Has Grown by 50 Percent Since Launch in June: Update150 commercial, cultural and sporting activities in Italy have declared themselves free of Israeli apartheid Apartheid Free ZonesNovember 29, 2019 | By: | | BDS Italy

Ramzy Baroud (2019-11-29). Israel's Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements. counterpunch.org 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. US foreign policy has been edging closer towards this conclusion for some time. Since his advent to the White House in January 2017, President More

teleSUR (2019-11-29). World: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People. telesurenglish.net Since 1977, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People every Nov. 29, with the aim of focusing attention on the fact that the question of Palestine has not yet been resolved. | RELATED: | Israel Starts Building Largest Settlement in East Jerusalem | The date was chosen for its importance to the Palestinian people, since in 1947, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed resolution 181, later known as the "Resolu…

Fred_F (2019-11-29). The media's Palestine problem. greenleft.org.au international solidarity Sue BoltonIssue 1247 Australia fighting fund PalestineNovember 29, 2019ABC's November 25 Q&A program discussed the push by the United States to recognise illegal Israeli…

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers (2019-11-29). The Most Enduring Media Cover Up. dissidentvoice.org Clearing the FOG hosts Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese interviewed Alison Weir, journalist and founder of If Americans Knew, a website that provides factual information about the Israeli State and Palestine. Weir describes how she learned firsthand that US media provide a false and one-sided narrative about Occupied Palestine and why she has dedicated the …

Ramzy Baroud (2019-11-27). Israel's Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements. mintpressnews.com U.S. foreign policy regarding the Israeli occupation has become a mere rubber stamp, that allows Israel's extreme right-wing government to single-handedly determine the fate of the Palestinian people.

Ramzy Baroud (2019-11-27). Israel's Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements. dissidentvoice.org 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. US foreign policy has been edging closer towards this conclusion for some time. Since his advent to the White House in January 2017, President …

Megan Giovannetti (2019-11-27). How the International Media Greenlights Israeli Aggression Toward Palestine. progressive.org "How terrifying is it that when someone points out the violations that Israel commits, they risk their job like Marc Lamont Hill?"

Jonathan Cook (2019-11-27). Is Netanyahu Ready to Inflame War to Escape his Legal Troubles? dissidentvoice.org 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 …

Middle East Eye (2019-11-27). Israeli Army Will No Longer Release the Bodies of Palestinians They've Killed. theantimedia.com Israel will no longer release the bodies of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces.

United Nations (2019-11-27). UN commemorates International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. news.un.org The United Nations has underlined its unwavering commitment to the Palestinian people in their ongoing struggle to achieve self-determination, independence and sovereignty.

Conn Hallinan (2019-11-26). Nuclear lies and broken promises: Will Turkey get the bomb next? peoplesworld.org When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoƒüan told an economic meeting in the city of Sivas on Sept. 4 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 …

Strategic Culture (2019-11-26). Netanyahu's Get-Out-of-Jail Card… War With Iran. theantimedia.com The temptation will be ever-stronger for the hot-headed commando-turned-politician to rile up security tensions with Iran and Syria.

Staff (2019-11-26). "An Attack on the Human Rights Movement": Israel Deports Human Rights Watch Monitor. democracynow.org The Israeli government deported the director of Human Rights Watch's Israel and Palestine office, Omar Shakir, on Monday. The organization said the move places Israel in an "ugly club" of authoritarian regimes. Israel has accused Shakir of supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a nonviolent global campaign aiming to pressure Israel over its treatment of Palestinians. A 2017 Israeli law bans foreigners from Israel if they publicly support the BDS movement. Omar Shakir joins us from Stockholm to discuss his recent deportation and his plans to address the European Parliament regarding Israel's sy…

Delilah Boxstein (2019-11-25). Blinded Palestinian Journalist Exposes Israel's Increasing Violence Against Media. mintpressnews.com 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.

Charlie Hogle (2019-11-25). The Trump Administration is Unlawfully Detaining a U.S. Resident Without Charge. aclu.org 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…

Alex Kane (2019-11-25). Washington's Right-Wing Consensus on Israel Faces a Reckoning in Three New York Congressional Races. theintercept.com 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.

Staff (2019-11-25). Headlines for November 25, 2019. democracynow.org Navy Secretary Ousted amid Dispute over Accused War Criminal Eddie Gallagher, Released State Dept. Emails Implicate Pompeo in Giuliani Ukraine Plot, Bloomberg Jumps into 2020 Race by Buying Millions in Campaign Ads, Sen. Graham Blocked Armenian Genocide Resolution at White House Request, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released from Hospital in Good Health, Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Candidates Win Nearly 90% Seats in Local Elections, Security Forces Raid Offices of Egypt's Last Independent Media Outlet, Iraqi Security Forces Kill 13 Protesters amid Anti-Government Demonstrations, Israel Deporting Head of Human Rights Watch's…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-23). Iran False Flag Prep, US Government's Staggering Bolivia Hypocrisy, Netanyahu Indicted & Patriot Act. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

Staff (2019-11-22). Headlines for November 22, 2019. democracynow.org Ex-White House Adviser Warns Impeachment Probe of GOP's "Fictional Narrative" on Ukraine, Senate Republicans May Limit Trump's Impeachment Trial to Two Weeks, Mass Protests in Colombia Oppose Right-Wing Government, Bolivian Soldiers Tear Gas Funeral Procession for Slain Protesters, Iran Continues Internet Blackout After Violently Repressing Protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges, Protesters Confront Joe Biden Over Obama-Era Deportations, Over 100 Lawmakers Call on President Trump to Fire Stephen Miller, Seven Arrested at UC Berkeley Protest of Ann Coulter Speech, Syracu…

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

Staff (2019-11-21). Bernie Sanders Criticizes U.S. Relationships with Saudi Arabia and Israel at Democratic Debate. democracynow.org 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…

Staff (2019-11-21). Headlines for November 21, 2019. democracynow.org Gordon Sondland Says Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo, Top 10 Democratic Candidates Hold Presidential Debate in Atlanta, Dozens of Guatemalan Migrants Freed from Locked Truck in Mexico, Humanitarian Volunteer Scott Warren Not Guilty of Felonies for Aiding Migrants, Ex-Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to Probation for Running Over Migrant, Syria: 22 Civilians Killed in Idlib; Israel Bombs Iranian Forces Near Damascus, Israel Headed for Another Election After Benny Gantz Fails to Form Government, U.S. Isolated at U.N. Security Council After Declaring Israeli Settlements Legal, U.N. Warns Planned Fossil Fuel Product…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-20). Israel Carries Out 'Wide-Scale Strikes' In Syria, US Gov Withholds Food/Meds From Iran & Patriot Act. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

patrick (2019-11-20). Palestine is a climate justice issue – Israeli apartheid is not "green" bdsmovement.net 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)

SAMIR (2019-11-19). Responses to Aurora's Tel Aviv shows. bdsmovement.net 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)

SAMIR (2019-11-18). Catherine Ringer: Cancel Apartheid Tel Aviv Concert. bdsmovement.net 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…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-18). US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-17). Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/16/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-15). Israel Kills Over 30 In Gaza, Bolivia Coup About Lithium And More & Israeli Group Taking Syria's Oil. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/14/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-12). James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret. thelastamericanvagabond.com The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …

ziyaad (2019-11-12). Anglican Church in Southern Africa voted to support non-violent action to end Israel's military occupation of Palestine, especially BDS actions. bdsmovement.net Anglican Church in Southern Africa voted to support non-violent action to end Israel's military occupation of Palestine, especially BDS actions : In the NewsProvincial Synod votes on Israel sanctions, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia
Economic Boycott Cultural BoycottSeptember 26, 2019 | By: | | Anglican Church of Southern Africa

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-02). Baghdadi Deception Exposed, Israel Bombs Gaza After Phantom Rocket & US Violates Own Syria Sanctions. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/1/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-26). Russia Has 'Proof' US Is Smuggling Oil In Syria & Did Israel/US Create A Civil War In Lebanon? thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (10/26/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-22). US Stays In Syria, Kurds Call On Israel To Attack Turkey & US Says Israel Has 'Right' To Attack Iran. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (10/21/19). 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 …

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