Qatar to disburse millions in Gaza aid with UN help
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-25
Qatari ambassador to Gaza Strip announces UN-backed $20m package as Palestinian shot dead during clashes with Israelis.
Israeli Campaign Ad Stars Former Soldier Lauded for Executing Palestinian Suspect
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2019-01-25
An ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been endorsed by Elor Azaria, a former soldier who publicly executed a Palestinian suspect in 2016. | The post Israeli Campaign Ad Stars Former Soldier Lauded for Executing Palestinian Suspect appeared first on The Intercept.
US family booted off flight 'for overpowering BO' accuse airline of anti-Semitism
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-25
A family taken off an American Airlines flight following passenger and crew complaints of overpowering body odor say they were unfairly targeted because they are Jewish. | …
Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine
Shared by Anton Woronczuk | truthout.org | 2019-01-25
As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we call "PEP" — progressive except Palestine. Amid ever-worsening injustices created by the Israeli system of apartheid and Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, it is past time for this to change. | I am hopeful that the firestorm sparked by Michelle Alexander's recent New York Times column, "Time to Break th…
What You Can't Say About Israel (with Marc Lamont Hill)
Deconstructed | theintercept.com | 2019-01-24
There are signs that U.S. opinion might be shifting on Israel and Palestine, but defenders of the Israeli government aren't backing down. What's the price of criticizing Israel in the U.S.? | The post What You Can't Say About Israel (with Marc Lamont Hill) appeared first on The Intercept.
The Unwritten Rule Between the US and Hizbullah
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-23
The two sides have long agreed to keep their hostilities covert, writes As`ad AbuKhalil, but Israel would like that to change. By As`ad AbuKhalil in Beirut Special to Consortium News David Hale, the U.S. under secretary for political affairs, went… Read more ?…
Trump Administration Grants South Carolina Foster Care Agencies Authority to Discriminate Against Jewish and 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 Protes…
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…
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.