A Morally Right Decision: Support the BDS Movement, Do Not Allow Israelis to Enter Malaysia for Sport Event
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-23
The decision of the Malaysian government not to allow Israelis to enter the country to participate in the World Para Swimming Championships in Sarawak in July-August 2019 is both politically correct and morally right. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's firm … | The post A Morally Right Decision: Support the BDS Movement, Do Not Allow Israelis to Enter Malaysia for Sport Event appeared first on Global Research.
Palestinians protest 'apartheid road' in occupied West Bank
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-23
Activists temporarily block gates to road segregating Palestinian and Israeli traffic between West Bank and Jerusalem.
Syrian "Threats" & "Israeli" Actions: Rhetoric vs. Reality
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-23
Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari provocatively remarked that his country might target the Tel Aviv airport the next time that "Israel" bombs the Damascus one, but far from the "threat" that it's … | The post Syrian "Threats" & "Israeli" Actions: Rhetoric vs. Reality appeared first on Global Research.
UN: 254 Palestinians Killed, 23,000 Injured in Gaza Protests
Middle East Monitor | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-23
More than 250 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli army fire and over 23,000 injured since the start of the "Great March of Return" protests in the besieged Gaza Strip on 30 March until the end of last year, UN … | The post UN: 254 Palestinians Killed, 23,000 Injured in Gaza Protests appeared first on Global Research.
A Weakly Inflated Trial Balloon
James Zogby | commondreams.org | 2019-01-23
Despite all of the issues roiling the Middle East, Palestine remains a priority concern across the region and there is no tolerance among Arabs, in any of the region's countries, for normalized relations with Israel until the terms of the API are met, in full. (Photo: Getty) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/freepalestine_0.jpeg…
Video: Analysis of Israeli Strike on Syrian Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-23
On January 21, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released a video showing the destruction of a Pantsir-S1 air defense system of the Syrian Air Defense Forces during the January 20 strike on Syria. | According to experts, during the strike, the … | The post Video: Analysis of Israeli Strike on Syrian Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System appeared first on Global Research.
The Times of Israel's Flawed Attack on the NY Times' MLK and Palestinian Rights
Ian Berman | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-23
Calling Michelle Alexander's editorial in the New York Times a "new low" was a hyperbolic act of click-bait to appeal to the Times of Israel's readers. One that lacked journalistic and editorial integrity. | The post The Times of Israel's Flawed Attack on the NY Times' MLK and Palestinian Rights appeared first on MintPress News.
False 'Victories': Is the PA Using the 'State of Palestine' to Remain in Power?
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2019-01-23
While a greater support for the 'State of Palestine' is a positive sign indicating a changing world order, it is, sadly, used by the Palestinian leadership to sustain its own oppressive, futile and corrupt political gambit…
Trump Administration Grants South Carolina Foster Care Agencies Authority to Discriminate Against Jewish, Muslim Families
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2019-01-23
The Trump administration on Wednesday made a quiet move that opens the door for the religious right to use the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act to discriminate against able foster parents whose religious views are in conflict with those of an agency. | On the 33rd day of the government shutdown, Steven Wagner, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families signed a waiver giving special permission to a federally funded Protest…
Israel Before Everything, Including Fundamental Humanity
Futher Column, By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer | commondreams.org | 2019-01-23
Lindsey Graham Prophesies 'Iraq on Steroids' Syria Scenario. Israel Obliges with Attack on Damascus
Robert Bridge | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-22
Graham apparently fails to appreciate the fact, or is not paid enough to admit it, that had Washington never launched an unprovoked attack against Saddam Hussein in 2003 there would never be an Islamic State in Syria today. | The post Lindsey Graham Prophesies 'Iraq on Steroids' Syria Scenario. Israel Obliges with Attack on Damascus appeared first on MintPress News.
An Unholy Alliance: The Use of Terrorism According to John Bolton
Thierry Meyssan | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-22
In 1978, President Carter's National Security Advisor, Zbignew Brzezinski, decided to use the Muslim Brotherhood against the Soviets, and sent Arab combatants to support the Afghan opposition against the Communist regime. Responding to a call for help from the Afghan government, the Red Army became bogged down in an unwinnable conflict. | In Afghanistan, the Muslim Brotherhood was not armed by the CIA, who were unable to obtain the authorization from Congress for an operation of that magnitude, but by Israel. In view of their success, the Arab-Afghans were later mobilized in many other theatres of operation. It f…
Palestina ( Estado de): Riesgo de cargos contra activista tras "confesión" forzada
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2019-01-22
El 9 de enero de 2019, Suha Jbara quedó en libertad tras haber pasado detenida más de dos meses, en el transcurso de los cuales afirma que sus interrogadores la torturaron. Estuvo más de 26 días en huelga de hambre para protestar por el trato que recibía de las fuerzas de seguridad y los fiscales. Aún no se han leído los cargos contra ella en los tribunales, ante los que está previsto que comparezca el 30 de enero. Corre el riesgo de que se presenten cargos basados en información obtenida por medio de tortura, porque la fiscalía no ha presentado ninguna prueba creíble contra ella. El 13 de diciembre de 2018, la F…
State of Palestine: Further Information: Activist Risks Charges Over Forced 'Confession': Suha Jbara
amnesty | amnesty.org | 2019-01-22
On 9 January 2019, Suha Jbara was released after spending over two months in detention where she says she was tortured by interrogators. She spent over 26 days on hunger strike in protest against her treatment by security forces and prosecutors. Suha Jbara still has not been read her charges in court and her upcoming hearing is scheduled for 30 January. She is at risk of being charged based on information obtained under torture, although the prosecutor's office has not provided any credible evidence against her. On 13 December 2018, the Palestinian Attorney General's office concluded a brief investigation into he…
Israel Destroyed Eight Syrian Military Targets, Killed at Least 11 Troops
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-22
(ANTIWAR.COM) — Despite claiming that their Sunday night airstrikes against Syria were exclusively targeting Iran's Quds Force, Israeli airstrikes against Syria appear to have almost exclusively hit Syrian military targets, particularly the nation's air defenses around Damascus airport. Israeli strikes destroyed eight Syrian air defense batteries, and killed at least 11 troops in the strikes. The batteries were mostly aging …
Israel Destroyed Eight Syrian Military Targets, Killed at Least 11 Troops
Israel, licenàßa para matar
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-22
"Com um movimento muito insólito, Israel oficializou o ataque contra alvos militares iranianos na Síria e intimou as autoridades sírias a nà£o se vingarem contra Israel": é assim que a comunicaàßà£o mediática italiana relata o ataque de ontem de Israel … | The post Israel, licenàßa para matar appeared first on Global Research.
Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-21
Kamala Harris has sought to publicly cast herself as progressive while privately catering to special interests, including the Israel lobby. | The post Kamala Harris Dons Progressive Mantle in Public, Strips it Off in Private as She Courts Israel Lobby appeared first on MintPress News.
War on BDS: How AIPAC-Israel agenda became U.S. priority
Ramzy Baroud | mronline.org | 2019-01-21
The Israeli-U.S. war declared on the Palestinian boycott movement is coming to a head, culminating in a well-orchestrated effort aimed at suffocating any form of tangible protest of the ongoing Israeli colonization of Palestine. | Source…
Thousands join Women's March in DC, ignore right-wing rants
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-01-20
Washington, DC — Thousands converged on Washington, DC today, January 19, for the third yearly Women's March. The protest comes amidst the Trump administration's attempts to legitimize misogyny and attacks reproductive rights, trans rights, the rights the survivors of rape on campuses. | The huge turnout came despite a concerted attack by right-wing commentators and Zionists. These reactionaries are distraught because some of the march organizers have demanded justice for the Palestinian Rasmea Odeh, a heroic Palestinian American who faced trumped-up charges and who was later deported. | Large numbers of th…
Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-01-20
We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on "Exporting the Technology of Occupation." He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world | The post Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine appeared first on The Real News Network.
That Single Line of Blood: Nassir al-Mosabeh and Mohammed al-Durrah
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2019-01-19
This is not simply bad journalism, but part of a calculated Israeli campaign aimed at preemptively justifying the killing of children such as Nassir and Mohammed, and thousands like them…
Justin Trudeau's Description of BDS: 'A Pack of Lies'
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2019-01-18
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeated his belief that the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement is anti-Semitic. We speak to Ali Abunimah, who says Trudeau has adopted Netanyahu's talking points | The post Justin Trudeau's Description of BDS: 'A Pack of Lies' appeared first on The Real News Network.
The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-01-10
The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis : PACBI StatementThe Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salutJanuary 10, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
Rescinding a Human Rights Award to Angela Davis Was Cowardly and Unfair
Stephen Zunes | progressive.org | 2019-01-10
One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial.