2019-08-12: News Headlines

Robert Fisk (2019-08-12). Rattling the Nuclear Cage: India, Pakistan, Israel, Iran and the US. counterpunch.org The word "nuclear" is not just a harmless adjective. Look at the old photographs of the blisters on the dying Japanese of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Iran itself suffered the horrors of gas warfare when Iraq — supported at the time by the US — used chemicals on Iranian soldiers and civilians. I saw their gas-gangrene wounds with my own eyes in the late 1980s and they reminded me of the Hiroshima snapshots. The Iranians really do know the effects of "weapons of mass destruction". More

Jewish Community Relations Council (2019-08-12). Immigration & Detention Solidarity on Tisha B'av in San Jose. indybay.org James P. McEntee Sr. Plaza, County Of Santa Clara Government Building, 70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95112…

APJCC Los Gatos (2019-08-12). Climate Fair: Take Action on Climate Change! (Los Gatos). indybay.org Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center | 14855 Oka Road, Suite 201, Los Gatos, CA 95032…

Andrew Korybko (2019-08-12). Could The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Contribute to Resolving the Kashmir Crisis? globalresearch.ca The onset of the latest Kashmir Crisis following India's "Israeli"-like unilateral moves there last week have raised the question among many in the Alt-Media Community of whether the SCO could help mediate a solution between New Delhi and Islamabad, but …

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-08-12). 'We Will Fight': Over 40 Arrested as Jewish Activists and Allies Confront Amazon for Profiting Off ICE Terror. commondreams.org "Amazon collaborates with ICE, and everyone needs to know that. When we say never again we mean it. Never again to camps, never again to roundups, and never again to profiting from misery." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/amazon.png

Staff (2019-08-11). Muslims Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site. truthdig.com At least 14 are wounded in skirmishes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, just days after an Israeli soldier is killed south of Jerusalem.

Staff (2019-08-11). Israel's Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses. therealnews.com 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?

teleSUR (2019-08-11). Israeli Police Attacked Muslim Palestinians on 1st Day of Eid. telesurenglish.net Israeli forces used rubber bullets and tear gas against Muslim worshippers Sunday on the first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday, as the latter refused the entry into the holy site of Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem, to some 450 Israeli settlers. | RELATED: | Israeli Police Summon 4-year-Old Palestinian For Interrogation | 61 Palestinians were wounded with 15 taken to hospitals according to the Red Crescent, while Israel's Kan public radio reported that four police officers…

splcenter (2019-08-10). Weekend Read: Neo-Nazi leader must pay more than $14 million in damages. splcenter.org 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.

RT (2019-08-10). Las Vegas 'vigilante' plotted to recruit killer squads to murder gays & Jews. rt.com 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.

Staff (2019-08-09). Will India's Occupation of Kashmir Become Colonization? therealnews.com 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…

Staff (2019-08-09). How Israel's Erasure of Palestinian History Perpetuates Occupation. therealnews.com 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…

Staff (2019-08-08). New Israeli Military Strategies for Annexation and Undermining Palestinian Identity. therealnews.com 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…

Sapphira Lurie (2019-08-08). Fordham U students win fight to have Palestine rights club. liberationnews.org 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.

splcenter (2019-08-08). Judge: Neo-Nazi must pay more than $14 million to Jewish woman targeted by harassment campaign. splcenter.org 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.

Ramzy Baroud (2019-08-07). The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court. mintpressnews.com 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…

Cassie Miller and Hatewatch Staff (2019-08-05). El Paso Massacre Galvanizes Accelerationists. splcenter.org 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.

Liberation Staff (2019-08-02). Palestinian refugees in Lebanon struggle for justice. liberationnews.org 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.

SAMIR (2019-07-30). Boycott Pop-Kultur Berlin Festival 2019. bdsmovement.net 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)

patrick (2019-07-19). A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15. bdsmovement.net 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

patrick (2019-07-19). BDS Movement welcomes U.S. Congress resolution affirming right to boycott. bdsmovement.net 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)

TeleSur English (2019-07-15). UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution Rejecting US Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com 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.

PACBI (2019-07-05). New report: French Insurer AXA Complicit in Israel's War Crimes. bdsmovement.net New report: French Insurer AXA Complicit in Israel's War Crimes: UpdateGlobal coalition demands AXA divest from companies violating Palestinian rights | Economic Boycott Military EmbargoJuly 8, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

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