2019-08-13: Social Media Postees

Immigration & Detention Solidarity on Tisha B'av in San Jose
Jewish Community Relations Council | indybay.org | 2019-08-13
James P. McEntee Sr. Plaza, County Of Santa Clara Government Building, 70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95112…

Fordham's Students for Justice in Palestine Did More Than Win Club Status
Gunar Olsen | thenation.com | 2019-08-13
Fordham's Students for Justice in Palestine Did More Than Win Club Status…

Climate Fair: Take Action on Climate Change! (Los Gatos)
APJCC Los Gatos | indybay.org | 2019-08-13
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center | 14855 Oka Road, Suite 201, Los Gatos, CA 95032…

Jews Join Forces to Denounce Trump's Deportation Machine
Ilana Novick | truthdig.com | 2019-08-12
Despite his support for Israel–which some see as a shield Donald Trump uses against accusations of anti-Semitism–progressive Jews are horrified by the president's immigration policies, particularly those targeting undocumented immigrants. In the last month, thousands have taken to the streets, to detention centers, even to businesses they see as siding with the a…

Rattling the Nuclear Cage: India, Pakistan, Israel, Iran and the US
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-08-12
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".

Could The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Contribute to Resolving the Kashmir Crisis?
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2019-08-12
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 …

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?

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.

The mistreatment of Vietnam Vets: myth and history
barry_h | greenleft.org.au | 2019-08-10
Australia's Vietnam | By Mark Dapin | NewSouth Publishing, 2019 | 261 pp., $32.99 | August 18 is Vietnam Veterans' Day in Australia. Every year we can rely on right-wing commentators to trot out the now-familiar stories of Vietnam Vets being abused when they returned to Australia. | Mark Dapin has researched these stories in depth and found that none of them are completely true and most are demonstrably false. | Dapin has written extensively about Australian Army experiences, including the Vietnam War. Among his books are The Nashos' War and Jewish Anzacs. He also edited the Penguin Book of Australian…

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. | …

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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) …

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) …

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 …

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.

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