2019-08-11: Social Media Postees

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-08-11
| International scholars are important to universities throughout the world. Their unique perspectives, emanating from different cultures and places, enrichen intellectual conversations among students and faculty. International scholars help orient local students toward global citizenship, and in turn those students help visiting scholars to understand their host country and culture better. | In the Occupied Palestinian Territories, however, Israel routinely blocks international scholars…
truthout.org/articles/israel-systematically-blocks-international-scholars-from-reaching-palestine/

Israel's Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-08-11
Richard Silverstein discusses the fall of The Israel Project (TIP), the best-funded organization promoting pro-Israeli propaganda in the United States and around the world. Why did TIP collapse and what does this mean for organizing around Palestinian rights?
therealnews.com/stories/israels-flagship-lobby-organization-collapses

A Trump-Bolsonaro Free Trade Deal Is an Apocalyptically Bad Idea
Andrew E. Miller | commondreams.org | 2019-08-10
Greenpeace activists hang a large banner on the ramparts of the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel with a message to the visiting Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on April 1, 2019. (Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg / AFP / Israel Out) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/bolsonaro_amazon_free_trade.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/08/10/trump-bolsonaro-free-trade-deal-apocalyptically-bad-idea?cd-origin=rss

New York judge orders Fordham University to recognize Students for Justice in Palestine club
wsws.org | 2019-08-10
The decision is a small but significant blow against the campaign to equate anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/08/10/ford-a10.html

Weekend Read: Neo-Nazi leader must pay more than $14 million in damages
splcenter.org | 2019-08-10
A federal judge has ruled in an SPLC lawsuit that neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin must pay more than $14 million in damages for using his website to launch an antisemitic campaign of terror against a Jewish woman and her family.
splcenter.org/news/2019/08/10/weekend-read-neo-nazi-leader-must-pay-more-14-million-damages

Las Vegas 'vigilante' plotted to recruit killer squads to murder gays & Jews
rt.com | 2019-08-10
A 23yo Las Vegas man is facing ten years behind bars for plotting terrorist attacks against the Jewish and LGBT communities and attempting to hire armed hit squads to carry out the atrocities. | …
rt.com/news/466201-las-vegas-jews-gays-terror-plot/

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-08-09
On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi' Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that followed. The Israelis are not denying the story in…
counterpunch.org/2019/08/09/the-war-on-innocence-palestinian-children-in-israeli-military-court/

Will India's Occupation of Kashmir Become Colonization?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-08-09
Prof. Junaid Ahmad says India's revocation of Kashmir's autonomous status not only increases tensions between India and Pakistan, but is designed to lead into a situation where India encourages colonial settlement in the region and eventual annexation, along the lines of Israel's occupation of Palestinian land…
therealnews.com/stories/will-indias-occupation-of-kashmir-become-colonization

How Israel's Erasure of Palestinian History Perpetuates Occupation
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-08-09
Prof. Ilan Pappe discusses why Israel's agency in charge of nuclear security hid documents about the Nakba, the catastrophe in which Palestinians were driven from their land in 1948, explaining that it was an effort to eliminate the Palestinian narrative…
therealnews.com/stories/how-israels-erasure-of-palestinian-history-perpetuates-occupation

New Israeli Military Strategies for Annexation and Undermining Palestinian Identity
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-08-08
Shir Hever discusses two new Israeli military strategies, presented by Israeli chief of staff Aviv Kochavi, who calls for a more deadly invasion of Gaza, and former general Yossi Kuperwasser's plan of "changing the Palestinian narrative" in order to annex Palestinian land…
therealnews.com/stories/new-israeli-military-strategies-for-annexation-and-undermining-palestinian-identity

Fordham U students win fight to have Palestine rights club
Sapphira Lurie | liberationnews.org | 2019-08-08
On Aug. 5, Justice Nancy Bannon of the Supreme Court of the State of New York annulled Fordham University's decision to ban Students for Justice in Palestine from its campus.
liberationnews.org/fordham-u-students-win-fight-to-have-palestine-rights-club/

Judge: Neo-Nazi must pay more than $14 million to Jewish woman targeted by harassment campaign
splcenter.org | 2019-08-08
A federal judge adopted a recommendation that the publisher of a major neo-Nazi website must pay more than $14 million in damages to a Jewish woman targeted for a relentless barrage of antisemitic threats and messages by the neo-Nazi and his followers.
splcenter.org/news/2019/08/08/judge-neo-nazi-must-pay-more-14-million-jewish-woman-targeted-harassment-campaign

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-08-07
On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi' Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that followed. The Israelis are not denying the story in …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/08/the-war-on-innocence-palestinian-children-in-israeli-military-court/

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-07
On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi' Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. | The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that followed. | The Israelis are not denying the story in its entirety, but are rather arguing that it was not the boy, Muhammad, who…
mintpressnews.com/the-war-on-innocence-palestinian-children-in-israeli-military-court/261219/

El Paso Massacre Galvanizes Accelerationists
Cassie Miller and Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-08-05
The domestic terror incident this past weekend in El Paso has energized the growing "accelerationist" bloc of the white power movement, which argues violence is the only way to achieve its goal of creating a white, non-Jewish ethnostate.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/08/05/el-paso-massacre-galvanizes-accelerationists

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon struggle for justice
Liberation Staff | liberationnews.org | 2019-08-02
This guest statement on the Lebanese government's recent restrictions on work permits for Palestinian and Syrian refugees is by Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition.
liberationnews.org/palestinian-refugees-in-lebanon-struggle-for-justice/

Boycott Pop-Kultur Berlin Festival 2019
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-30
Boycott Pop-Kultur Berlin Festival 2019: PACBI StatementPalestinians call for the boycott of Pop-Kultur Berlin festival, until it ends its partnership with Israel | Cultural BoycottJuly 30, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/boycott-pop-kultur-berlin-festival-2019

Progressive Democrats vote against BDS, Palestinian rights
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-07-29
House Democrats, including key progressives, have passed a measure condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). Why are Reps….
thegrayzone.com/2019/07/29/progressive-democrats-vote-against-bds-palestinian-rights/

Eyewitness: Israel illegally demolishes homes in Wadi al-Hummus
Amrita SD | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-26
Many are worried about the precedent this demolition sets for further violence by the Israeli state against Palestinians.
liberationnews.org/eyewitness-israel-illegally-demolishes-homes-in-wadi-al-hummus/

BDS Movement welcomes U.S. Congress resolution affirming right to boycott
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-19
BDS Movement welcomes U.S. Congress resolution affirming right to boycott: UpdateIn a historic move, Congress members Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and US civil rights veteran John Lewis introduce resolution affirming the right to boycott. | Right To BoycottJuly 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/bds-movement-welcomes-us-congress-resolution-affirming-right-boycott

A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-07-19
A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15: UpdateGroups worldwide participated in the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, creatively asserting the demand that HP Inc and HPE end their complicity in Israel's apartheid, military occupation and settler-colonialism against the Palestinian people | Economic Boycott Boycott HP Global BDS Week of Action Against HP …
bdsmovement.net/news/round-boycotthp-global-week-action-july-10-15

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution Rejecting US Sanctions
TeleSur English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-07-15
The draft resolution was approved with 28 votes in favor, 14 against and five abstentions, and was presented by Venezuela and Palestine on behalf of the Movement of Non-aligned Countries.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14585

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