2019-09-27: News Headlines

RT (2019-09-27). Not OK? ADL adds 'OK' hand symbol to online database of 'hate symbols'. rt.com The Anti-Defamation League has added the thumb-and-forefinger "OK" hand symbol to its online "Hate on Display" database, where it sits alongside Klan robes, swastikas, and other inflammatory memes — just as 4chan intended. | The gesture — which the ADL claimed is a signal for "white power" — joined the group's ever-lengthening list of hate symbols along with 35 other memes, including the bowl haircut sported by Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof, the Jewish-stereotype cartoon of the "Happy Merchant," and the slogan "It's OK to be white." The list has 214 entries, from the obvious (burning cr…

Rick Sterling (2019-09-27). Remembering Hisham Ahmed: Activist, Professor and Palestinian Powerhouse. mintpressnews.com H isham Ahmed was born in Deheisheh refugee camp on the outskirts of Bethlehem, Palestine in 1963. Blind from birth, Hisham somehow surmounted all odds and ultimately earned a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He taught for many years at Birzeit University in Palestine, before coming to Saint Mary's College of California in 2006. He died of cancer in July 2019 at age 56. The following remembrance was given at his memorial service on 25 September 2019 at St Mary's College. | Sometimes you meet someone who is unforgettable. Hisham Ahmed was such a…

Rick Sterling (2019-09-27). Remembering Hisham Ahmed. dissidentvoice.org Portrait Hisham Ahmed was born in Deheisheh refugee camp on the outskirts of Bethlehem, Palestine in 1963. Blind from birth, Hisham somehow surmounted all odds and ultimately earned a Ph.D from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He taught for many years at Birzeit University in Palestine, before coming to Saint Mary's College of …

Rick Sterling (2019-09-27). Remembering Hisham Ahmed. The Reality of Palestine. globalresearch.ca Hisham Ahmed was born in Deheisheh refugee camp on the outskirts of Bethlehem, Palestine in 1963. Blind from birth, Hisham somehow surmounted all odds and ultimately earned a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He taught for …

South Front (2019-09-27). Video: Who Really Benefits from The Alleged 'Iranian Attack' on Saudi Arabia's Oil Facility? globalresearch.ca In the second half of 2019, the Middle East entered yet another turbulence zone created by a sharpened conflict between Iran and regional Shia groups on the one side and the US-Israeli-Saudi alliance on another. In contrast to the 2015-2017 …

Elijah J. Magnier (2019-09-27). Why Didn't Iraq Retaliate Against Israel? globalresearch.ca The US and Israel are manoeuvring between the internal Iraqi differences in order to hit Hashd al-Shaabi, the "Popular Mobilisation Forces" (PMF). These forces have gathered significant domestic support and created many enemies among the Iraqis. The reason for this …

John Krzyzaniak (2019-09-27). Forty Years Ago, the Carter Administration Covered Up a Presumed Israeli Nuclear Test. globalresearch.ca On September 22, 1979, a US Vela satellite detected a "double flash" signal far off the coast of South Africa. It was the tell-tale sign of an atmospheric nuclear explosion: US Vela satellites, launched to help enforce the Partial Test …

Staff (2019-09-26). Israel Seizes Property from Palestinian Prisoner Rights Organization. therealnews.com Sahar Francis, leader of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights, talks about Israeli soldiers raiding her office at 2: 00 a.m., causing extensive damage and seizing computers, valuable documents, and materials.

Slava Zilber (2019-09-26). Jewish anti-racist Jackie Walker speaks about resisting 'a major witch hunt'. thecanary.co Jackie Walker is a Jewish supporter of Palestinian rights who has faced off allegations of antisemitism in recent years. And she recently spoke to me about her ordeal. | A 'professional anti-racist': | She began by explaining her background, saying: I'm not just an activist… I was also professionally an anti-racist. So I was an adviser/teacher on anti-racism as well as going on demonstrations etc about anti-racist practice, because the reason my parents were together was because of the civil rights movement. And in th…

Nathan Goldman (2019-09-26). A New Generation of Jewish Activists Is Transforming Judaism Itself. thenation.com A New Generation of Jewish Activists Is Transforming Judaism Itself…

teleSUR (2019-09-26). Hundreds of Palestinian Women March Against Gender Violence. telesurenglish.net Several demonstrations organized the collective Taliaat of Palestinian women along with Palestinian communities took place this Thursday evening, to protest against gender-based violence and oppression affecting Palestinian Women. | RELATED: | Israel Bans Gaza Football Team From Playing Palestine Cup Final, Again | The demonstrations mobilized women and human rights activists in various cities across Historic Palestine and the diaspora including among others the Palestinian c…

Dave Zirin (2019-09-26). Israel Canceled the FIFA Palestine Cup for No Apparent Reason. thenation.com Israel Canceled the FIFA Palestine Cup for No Apparent Reason…

United Nations (2019-09-26). At UN, Abbas rejects Israeli 'arrogance', vows to terminate all agreements if Palestinian territory is annexed. un.org Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday denounced what he called "arrogance and aggression" by the Israeli Government and called on the United Nations to push harder for the two-state solution to resolve the conflict.

Aaron Maté (2019-09-26). Israel votes for occupation, no matter who prevails. thegrayzone.com Diana Buttu says that whatever the outcome of their election stalemate, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz…

United Nations (2019-09-26). Iran cannot be allowed to develop nuclear weapons: Israeli Foreign Minister. un.org The international community must join together to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the Foreign Minister of Israel told the UN General Assembly on Thursday evening.

Staff (2019-09-26). Headlines for September 26, 2019. democracynow.org Transcript Shows Trump Pressured Ukrainian Leader to Probe Joe Biden and Son, President Trump on Ukraine Phone Call: "Impeachment for That?", Majority of House Lawmakers Back Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump, Iranian President Rules Out Talks with U.S. While Sanctions Remain, Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrikes Kill 16 Civilians in Yemen, Israel's President Asks Benjamin Netanyahu to Form New Government, 2 Million Wild Animals Perish as Fires Rage in Bolivia, Climate Crisis Drives Mont Blanc Glacier Toward Collapse, 7 Arrested as San Francisco Climate Protesters Block Wells Fargo Entrance, Doctors Glue Themselves to…

patrick (2019-09-25). Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs" bdsmovement.net Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs": UpdateArtists who support justice for all and oppose racism in all forms should be aware of CCFP's deception and steer clear of its lobbying agenda. | Cultural BoycottSeptember 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-24). Netanyahu on Steroids: What a Gantz-led Government Means for Palestine. mintpressnews.com A Gantz-led government will possess the needed political legitimacy, popular mandate and strategic tools to achieve what Netanyahu couldn't: a war on Gaza, and annexation of the West Bank.

Miko Peled (2019-09-24). Post-Election Horse-Trading Begins in Israel and All Outcomes Spell More Trouble for Palestinians. mintpressnews.com There are two diametrically opposed approaches to viewing Israeli elections — one that focuses on reality, with Israel being a perpetrator of the destruction of Palestine for over seven decades, and one that focuses on gossip, which asks which war criminals will be prime minister.

PACBI (2019-09-24). Opinion by Legal Scholar Prof. John Dugard on Relations Between University of Cape Town and Israeli Universities. bdsmovement.net Opinion by Legal Scholar Prof. John Dugard on Relations Between University of Cape Town and Israeli Universities : AnalysisAs the University of Cape Town weighs refraining from relations with Israeli Universities enabling the gross violation of Palestinian human rights, renowned South African international law scholar Prof. John Dugard finds that UCT "would be acting in accordance with So…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-24). Netanyahu on Steroids: What a Gantz-led Government Means for Palestine. dissidentvoice.org Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. Although it is still true that no Israeli Zionist leader has ever been kind to the Palestinian people, the dynamics of the latest Israeli elections on September 17 are likely to affect the Occupied Palestinian Territories …

Emma Fiala (2019-09-23). Israeli Military's 'Friends' Tweet Backfires, Exposing the Horrors of Occupation. theantimedia.com Twitter users, both friends and foes alike, were quick to point out that the tweet was less than tasteful.

Staff (2019-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2019. democracynow.org 4 Million Take to the Streets for Global Climate Strike, Trump Admin Ignored CBP Report Linking Climate Change and Increased Migration, Honduran Woman and 21-Month-Old Son Die While Attempting to Reach U.S., New Deal Would Force Asylum Seekers to Return to El Salvador Despite Obvious Dangers, Calls for Impeachment Grow as Trump Acknowledges Ukraine Phone Call About Bidens, U.S. to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia, Impose Iran Sanctions, as Rouhani Heads to UNGA with Peace Plan, Arab Parties in Israel Back Benny Gantz in Bid to End Netanyahu's Rule, Egyptians Take to Street in Rare Protest Against President Sisi, Gov't…

SAMIR (2019-09-20). Boycott InDnegev Festival 2019. bdsmovement.net Boycott InDnegev Festival 2019: PACBI StatementInDnegev is complicit in Israel's apartheid and ethnic cleansing against Palestinians | Cultural BoycottSeptember 20, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

SAMIR (2019-09-19). Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv Festival 2019. bdsmovement.net Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv Festival 2019: PACBI StatementDGTL Tel Aviv takes place atop the ruins of an ethnically cleansed Palestinian village | Cultural BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

patrick (2019-09-18). Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid. bdsmovement.net Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid.: Action AlertTell multinational corporations to stop investing in fossil fuels and in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people. | Economic BoycottSeptember 19, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

PACBI (2019-08-28). Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net 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…

PACBI (2019-08-26). Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project. bdsmovement.net Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis
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