2019-04-19: Social Media Postees

Israel Was Built on the Backs of Palestinian Laborers
Andrew Ross | thenation.com | 2019-04-19
Israel Was Built on the Backs of Palestinian Laborers…
thenation.com/article/israel-palestine-construction-settlement-netanyahu/

The Horrors of Israeli Occupation Have Been Laid Bare
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | commondreams.org | 2019-04-19
Christians the world over look to the Holy Land this week as they celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus, while Jews around the globe observe Passover, recalling their exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt. Current events in Israel and Palestine, though, are no cause for celebration, and are adding fuel to racial and political fires here in the United States.
commondreams.org/views/2019/04/19/horrors-israeli-occupation-have-been-laid-bare?cd-origin=rss

Netanyahu prepares to form far-right government in Israel
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-19
Netanyahu's victory marks a watershed, posing a serious threat to the working class in Israel-Palestine and throughout the region.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/19/isra-a19.html

War Versus Peace: Israel Has Decided and So Should We
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-04-18
So, what have we learned from the Israeli legislative elections on April 9? A whole lot. To start with, don't let such references as the "tight race" between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and his main rival, Benny Gantz, fool you. Yes, Israelis are divided on some issues that are particular to their social and …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/04/war-versus-peace-israel-has-decided-and-so-should-we/

Palestinians urge us all to boycott Puma — a 'proud sponsor of Israeli apartheid'
Eliza Egret | thecanary.co | 2019-04-18
Thursday 18 April is sports giant Puma's annual general meeting. But while the company's directors and investors celebrate annual growth, a Twitter-storm is taking … | Read more Palestinians urge us all to boycott Puma — a 'proud sponsor of Israeli apartheid' | By Eliza Egret…
thecanary.co/trending/2019/04/18/palestinians-urge-us-all-to-boycott-puma-a-proud-sponsor-of-israeli-apartheid/

The Horrors of Israeli Occupation Have Been Laid Bare
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-04-18
Christians and Jews look to the Holy Land as they observe Easter and Passover. Events in the region, though, are no cause for celebration.
truthdig.com/articles/the-horrors-of-israeli-occupation-have-been-laid-bare/

The "Deal of the Century": The US Wants To Enable Netanyahu to "Officially" Occupy the West Bank
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-18
Israel is using its influence over the US establishment to try to impose the "Deal of the Century" to enable Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to officially occupy the West Bank. This would violate the Oslo agreement signed in 1993 and …
globalresearch.ca/the-deal-of-the-century-the-us-wants-to-enable-netanyahu-to-officially-occupy-the-west-bank/5674898

Mueller Report Confirms Trump Team Meddled in Egypt's UN Resolution on Israel
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2019-04-18
(MEE) — Special Counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 US elections confirmed that then President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team had spoken with Egypt about postponing its UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement expansion. "Multiple members of the Transition Team, as well as President-Elect Trump, communicated with foreign government officials to …

Mueller Report Confirms Trump Team Meddled in Egypt's UN Resolution on Israel

AXA IM divests from Elbit Systems – involved in Israeli war crimes
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-04-17
AXA IM divests from Elbit Systems – involved in Israeli war crimes: UpdateThe campaign against AXA's problematic investments continues, as AXA remains linked to Elbit Systems through an affiliate, and AXA maintains investments in five Israeli banks. | Economic BoycottApril 17, 2019 | By: | | SumOfUs …
bdsmovement.net/news/axa-im-divests-elbit-systems-involved-israeli-war-crimes

Dublin university students vote to back boycott of Israel
Bryan Wall | thecanary.co | 2019-04-17
Students at Dublin City University (DCU) in Ireland have voted in favour of boycotting Israel. They voted by 1,400 votes to 300 to align … | Read more Dublin university students vote to back boycott of Israel | By Bryan Wall…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/04/17/dublin-university-students-vote-to-back-boycott-of-israel/

Denied Entry to U.S., BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Condemns McCarthyite Repression in U.S. & Israel
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-04-16
Critics are demanding answers after the Trump administration refused to allow prominent Palestinian human rights activist Omar Barghouti to enter the United States for a speaking tour, despite his valid U.S. visa. Barghouti is co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, or BDS, an international campaign to pressure Israel to comply with international law and respect Palestinian rights. When he arrived at the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv on April 10, Barghouti was told the United States was denying him entry. He was not given an explanation. Barghouti and his supporters say the move was motivat…
www.democracynow.org/2019/4/16/denied_entry_to_us_bds_co

Why Is This Seder Different From All Other Seders?
Ira Glunts | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-04-16
The idea of making a different type of seder came about because of my discomfort with a ceremony that in many ways glorifies many unattractive aspects of American Jewish culture and also serves as a justification for the Israeli dispossession and suppression of the Palestinian people and their culture. Passover now appears to me to …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/04/why-is-this-seder-different-from-all-other-seders/

Annexation may provide the Key to Unlocking Netanyahu's Legal Troubles
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-04-16
After winning the Israeli election with a slim majority, in a campaign that grew more sordid and vilifying by the day, Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to begin his fifth term as Israeli prime minister. The culmination of his dirty tricks campaign was an election-day stunt in which his Likud party broke regulations — and possibly …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/04/annexation-may-provide-the-key-to-unlocking-netanyahus-legal-troubles/

Arizona Lawmakers Running Scared After Anti-Boycott Law Ruled Unconstitutional
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-04-16
If legislators know these laws violate the First Amendment, they should repeal them, not pass half-measures designed to thwart judicial review | Last year, an Arizona federal court blocked the state from enforcing its anti-boycott law, ruling that the law — which requires government contractors to certify that they are not participating in boycotts of Israel or Israeli settlements in the West Bank — violates the First Amendment. In response, the state appealed the court's decision and…
aclu.org/blog/free-speech/arizona-lawmakers-running-scared-after-anti-boycott-law-ruled-unconstitutional

Noam Chomsky: We Must Confront the "Ultranationalist, Reactionary" Movements Growing Across Globe
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-04-12
On Thursday night, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. He looked back at the rise of fascism in the 20th century and the growing ultranationalist movements of today, from Brazil and the United States to Israel and Saudi Arabia.
www.democracynow.org/2019/4/12/noam_chomsky_we_must_confront_the

Chomsky: Trump Radically Interfered with Israel's Election to Help Re-elect Netanyahu
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-04-12
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is headed to a record fifth term in office after narrowing defeating former military chief Benny Gantz. In a discussion with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky talks about how President Trump directly interfered with the Israel election by repeatedly helping Netanyahu, from moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem to recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in defiance of international law.
www.democracynow.org/2019/4/12/chomsky_trump_radically_interfered_with_israels

An invigorating visit to the Palestine Underground
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-04-12
Palestine Underground | Directed by Jessica Kelly | 2018 | The documentary Palestine Underground follows a group of artists who are challenging divisions between Palestinians living in the West Bank and those in Israel through the dance floor. | Hip hop, techno, trap and traditional music nurture new and known cultural impulses among Palestinians on either side of Israel's West Bank wall, ushering in a new era of resistance. |…
greenleft.org.au/content/invigorating-visit-palestine-underground

Ahmed Abu Artema on the Palestinian Great March of Return
Esty Dinur | progressive.org | 2019-04-11
"The only possible option for them is to continue knocking on the walls of their prison with the hope that the world will hear them."
progressive.org/dispatches/ahmed-abu-artema-palestinian-great-march-of-return-dinur-190411/

BDS organizers say 'don't dance with apartheid' in Boston
Joe Tache | liberationnews.org | 2019-04-10
BDS organizers picket Israeli dance troupe.
liberationnews.org/bds-organizers-say-dont-dance-with-apartheid-in-boston/

UNICEF: Don't plug into Israel's war crimes
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-04-08
UNICEF: Don't plug into Israel's war crimes: UpdateIsrael wants to build the longest submarine electricity cable to Europe via Cyprus and Greece. UNICEF is a "proud supporter" of this shameful project. | Economic BoycottApril 8, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/unicef-don%E2%80%99t-plug-israel%E2%80%99s-war-crimes

South African university joins Israel boycott
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-03-30
South African university joins Israel boycott: In the NewsTshwane University of Technology, the largest residential university in South Africa, voted to respect the call for the boycott of Israeli institutions complicit in the violation and denial of Palestinian rights. | Academic BoycottDecember 13, 2017 | By: | | Electronic Intifada …
bdsmovement.net/news/south-african-university-joins-israel-boycott

University of Cape Town Votes to Condemn Israel's Violations of Palestinian Human Rights, Reserves Right to "Disassociate" Itself From Academic Institutions Enabling Violations
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-03-30
University of Cape Town Votes to Condemn Israel's Violations of Palestinian Human Rights, Reserves Right to "Disassociate" Itself From Academic Institutions Enabling Violations: UpdateThe Council of the University of Cape Town, Africa's top university, votes to reserve the right to disassociate itself from academic institutions that support or enable, directly or indirec…
bdsmovement.net/news/university-cape-town-votes-condemn-israels-violations-palestinian-human-rights-reserves-right

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