2019-09-11: Social Media Postees

"Justice is Indivisible": Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-12
The death of Israa Ghrayeb has ignited furious reactions regarding the so-called 'honor-killings' in Palestine and throughout the Arab world. It also wrought confusion with respect to the jurisprudential foundation of such crimes, which are often committed in the name of protecting the honor of the family. Israa, a 21-year-old makeup artist from the town …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/justice-is-indivisible-screams-of-israa-ghrayeb-should-be-our-wake-up-call/

From a Lebanese refugee camp to Harvard, Ismail Ajjawi inspires other Palestinian students
Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez | nationofchange.org | 2019-09-11
Today marks a week since Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student who was denied entry into the United States, began classes with his fellow Harvard freshmen. Ajjawi was initially turned away at Boston's Logan Airport after immigration officials searched his phone and computer, and interrogated him about his religion and social media posts by friends …
nationofchange.org/2019/09/11/from-a-lebanese-refugee-camp-to-harvard-ismail-ajjawi-inspires-other-palestinian-students/

Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders Slam Netanyahu's Vow of Annexation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
U.S. progressive leaders Bernie Sanders and Ilhan Omar slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vow to annex parts of occupied West Bank if he is re-elected in next week's elections. | RELATED: | Netanyahu Announces Plans to Annex Over a Third of the West Bank | Netanyahu announced Tuesday on Israeli TV that if he is to win the upcomin…
telesurenglish.net/news/Ilhan-Omar-Bernie-Sanders-Slam-Netanyahus-Vow-of-Annexation-20190911-0005.html

Film "Gaza Fights for Freedom" w/ director Abby Martin
ANSWER Coalition | indybay.org | 2019-09-11
Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, at York St.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/09/11/18826162.php

Netanyahu election promise: Annex part of West Bank "in coordination" with U.S
Ceren Sagir | peoplesworld.org | 2019-09-11
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex a third of the West Bank after the general election was globally condemned yesterday as a "burial of peace." Netanyahu promised "Jewish sovereignty" over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea "in coordination" with the U.S. if he is returned to office next week. "We haven't had …
peoplesworld.org/article/netanyahu-election-promise-annex-part-of-west-bank-in-coordination-with-u-s/

Netanyahu Hints Trump Peace Plan Will Allow Israel to Annex Key West Bank Territory
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
Benjamin Netanyahu hinted that his friend Jared Kushner's Mideast plan would give him the green light to annex nearly a quarter of the occupied West Bank.
theintercept.com/2019/09/11/netanyahu-hints-trump-peace-plan-will-allow-israel-annex-key-west-bank-territory/

Israeli Warplane Bombs Several Areas in Gaza
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
An Israeli warplane bombed several sites in the Gaza Strip last night after Tel Aviv accused the Palestinian forces of firing rockets into the occupied areas. | RELATED: | Israeli Soldiers Kill 14, 17-Year-Old at Gaza Border, Wound 76 | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced shortly after the attack that their warplane bombed 15 targets belonging to the Palestinian Hamas Movement, including a naval compound and several tunnels. | There were no immediate reports of casualties…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israeli-Warplane-Bombs-Several-Areas-in-Gaza–20190911-0001.html

Video: Hezbollah Shoots Down Israeli Drone over Lebanon
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
On September 9, Hezbollah announced that it had shot down an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle over the village of Ramyeh in southern Lebanon. Hezbollah added that the UAV is now in its hands. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed in …
globalresearch.ca/video-hezbollah-shoots-down-israeli-drone-over-lebanon/5688771

How Israel Steals Palestine's Offshore Oil and Gas Revenues. Outright Theft. Billions of Dollars Stolen
UNCTAD | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-11
Executive summary | "In 2018 and early 2019, the performance of the Palestinian economy and humanitarian conditions reached an all-time low. Per capita income fell, mass unemployment increased, poverty deepened and the environmental toll of occupation has been rising in both …
globalresearch.ca/how-israel-steals-palestines-offshore-oil-and-gas-revenues-outright-theft-billion-of-dollars-stolen/5688791

Ahead of elections, Israeli PM accused of 'stoking racism' and 'killing all hopes of a two-state solution'
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-09-11
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex illegal Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected next week. He has also faced accusations of "stoking racism against Arabs" ahead of the election. | 'Killing all hopes of a two-state solution': | Netanyahu's behaviour has sparked criticism around the world, with many highlighting that it "would violate international law" and effectively 'end hopes of a two-state solution' in Israel and occupied Palestine: | Netanyahu's proposal to annex occupied territory would violate international law and make a two state solution nearl…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/09/11/ahead-of-elections-israeli-pm-accused-of-stoking-racism-and-killing-all-hopes-of-a-two-state-solution/

Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Appalling' conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-11
A recap of Wednesday's top stories: 'Inhumane conditions' in Syria's Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046152

Kol Nidre / Erev Yom Kippur Service with Kolaynu
Kolaynu Progressive Jewish Voice Santa Cruz | indybay.org | 2019-09-11
Pacific Cultural Center | 1307 Seabright Ave at Broadway, | Santa Cruz 95062…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/09/10/18826156.php

Rosh Hashanah Erev / Shofar Service with Kolaynu
Kolaynu: Progressive Jewish Voice Santa Cruz | indybay.org | 2019-09-11
Pacific Cultural Center | 1307 Seabright Ave at Broadway, | Santa Cruz 95062…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/09/10/18826154.php

Irwin Cotler: Anti-Palestinian, Pro-Terrorist, Anti-Human Rights
Yves Engler | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-10
If the ancient storyteller Aesop was correct and "a man is known by the company he keeps" what can we learn about Irwin Cotler from his friends and associates? As I've written, the former Liberal justice minister has been a leading anti-Palestinian activist for decades. More recently, he has sought to unseat Venezuela's government and …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/irwin-cotler-anti-palestinian-pro-terrorist-anti-human-rights/

The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-10
As another 9/11 anniversary comes and goes, many questions surrounding the events remained unanswered. MintPress brings you a freshly updated article, originally published in May, 2019 that seeks answers to some of those questions.
mintpressnews.com/newly-released-fbi-docs-shed-light-on-apparent-mossad-foreknowledge-of-9-11-attacks/258581/

Hezbollah shoots down Israeli drone
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-10
Washington DC — The progressive Lebanese political party Hezbollah announced early September 9 that its military forces had shot down an Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over Lebanon. | In a statement, Hezbollah's media relations office said their forces "repelled with appropriate weapons an Israeli drone as it crossed the Palestinian-Lebanese border towards the southern town of Ramieh." | "The drone was downed in the outskirts of the town and now it is in the hands of the Resistance fighters," the statement added. | Israel frequently violates Lebanon's airspace and launched an August 25 drone attack o…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/9/10/hezbollah-shoots-down-israeli-drone

With Strikes Against Iran, Netanyahu Risks Jeopardising his Closest Alliance
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-10
Every Israeli prime minister — not least Benjamin Netanyahu — understands that a military entanglement with Hezbollah, Lebanon's armed Shia movement on Israel's northern border, is a dangerous wager, especially during an election campaign. It was Shimon Peres who lost to Mr Netanyahu in 1996, weeks after the former prime minister had incensed Israel's Palestinian …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/with-strikes-against-iran-netanyahu-risks-jeopardising-his-closest-alliance/

From a Lebanese Refugee Camp to Harvard, Ismail Ajjawi Inspires Other Palestinian Students
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-10
Today marks a week since Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student who was denied entry into the United States, began classes with his fellow Harvard freshmen. Ajjawi was initially turned away at Boston's Logan Airport after immigration officials searched his phone and computer, and interrogated him about his religion and social media posts by friends that were critical of U.S. policy. He was then forced to return home to Lebanon, but his case provoked outrage on the Harvard campus and among some Palestinian rights and academic freedom groups. Ajjawi, who is attending Harvard on a full scholarship, was edu…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/10/palestinian_student_ismail_ajjawi_harvard

Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped
Andre Vltchek | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-09
There are rare moments in history, when even the most determined enemies can suddenly recognize the futility of battle. Sometimes, just for a moment or two. Sometimes, for longer. Such moments of sanity may save thousands, even millions human lives. And, such moments are not expressions of weakness or cowardice; on the contrary; they are …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/both-israel-and-hezbollah-imagined-a-horrid-black-hole-and-stopped/

The War Ahead: Netanyahu's Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-05
On September 1, the Lebanese group Hezbollah, struck an Israeli military base near the border town of Avivim. The Lebanese attack came as an inevitable response to a series of Israeli strikes that targeted four different Arab countries in the matter of two days. The Lebanese response, accompanied by jubilation throughout Lebanon, shows that Israeli …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/the-war-ahead-netanyahus-elections-gamble-will-be-costly-for-israel/

Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation's Civil Liberties
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-05
The ACLU's Jay Stanley says that the Border Patrol's repurposing of surveillance technology and drones could open doors that put our liberty and privacy at risk…
therealnews.com/stories/israeli-security-tech-on-us-mexican-border-threatens-nations-civil-liberties

Meet the militantly pro-Israel Trump official directing the economic war on Iran
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-03
From her influential post at the Treasury Department, Sigal Mandelker has vowed to defend "our great partner, Israel" by sanctioning…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/03/pro-israel-sigal-mandelker-fbi-americans-iran/

Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu's Re-Election Plans?
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-31
It is hard to imagine what it means to be to the "right of the Likud" or the "right of Netanyahu." However, Matan Kahana claims that he and his party are just that and so a vote for them will ensure a strong right-wing voice in the Israeli Knesset, as though that is what is missing from Israeli politics.
mintpressnews.com/matan-kahana-ultra-right-israel-candidates-upset-netayahu/261592/

Systematic Palestinian Isolation: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-28
This is the story of Palestinian isolation by Israel that we must not allow to die out, long after the news cycle covering the two Congresswomen's story move on beyond Omar, Tlaib and Israeli transgressions.
mintpressnews.com/palestinian-isolation-missing-ilhan-omar-rashida-tlaib-story/261568/

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli

Recent Israeli Attacks "Significantly Weakened" Syria's Air-Defense Systems
Robert Inkalesh | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-28
While an attack of this scale on virtually any sovereign nation aside from Syria would likely provoke a major response from the international community, this Israeli attack has barely registered.
mintpressnews.com/lsrael-attacks-syria-air-defenses/261551/

Abby Martin's Film Gaza Fights For Freedom Humanizes World's Largest Concentration Camp
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-27
Abby Martin's new documentary film Gaza Fights for Freedom is an excellent movie that is difficult to watch, and disturbing at times, precisely because it presents a true, realistic view of life in Gaza.
mintpressnews.com/gaza-fights-for-freedom-abby-martin-film/261536/

Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-26
Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis | Catherine COLOMB-NANCY | (EuropeAid Co-Operation Office of the European Commission) | Rosamaria Gili | (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists …
bdsmovement.net/news/israeli-filmmakers-letter-greenhouse-project

The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-15
The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs: PACBI StatementConne Island, Golden Pudel and : //about blank are complicit in Israel's oppression of Palestinians | Cultural Boycott Right To BoycottAugust 15, 2019…
bdsmovement.net/news/bds-calls-to-boycott-three-german-clubs

BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-14
BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide: BNC StatementOur nonviolent movement opposes all forms of racism and racial discrimination. | Right To BoycottAugust 14, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/bds-condemns-antisemitic-fascist-forces-germany-and-worldwide

BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-13
BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution: UpdateThe resolution is based on lies and aims to to demonize peaceful resistance to Israel's military occupation and apartheid. | Right To BoycottJuly 23, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) …
bdsmovement.net/news/bds-movement-condemns-us-congress-anti-bds-resolution

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