An Open Letter to Bari Weiss
Donna Ross | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-28
Ms. Bari Weiss, Op Ed columnist The New York Times Dear Ms. Weiss: As I listened to you this morning on NPR, I heard a very poised and polished explanation of why you so ardently support the state of Israel and why you believe that you can be both anti-occupation and pro-Israel–both a Liberal and …
Remembering Hisham Ahmed: Activist, Professor and Palestinian Powerhouse
Rick Sterling | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-27
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…
Not OK? ADL adds 'OK' hand symbol to online database of 'hate symbols'
rt.com | 2019-09-27
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…
Remembering Hisham Ahmed
Rick Sterling | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-27
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 …
Remembering Hisham Ahmed. The Reality of Palestine
Rick Sterling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-27
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 …
Why Didn't Iraq Retaliate Against Israel?
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-27
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 …
Forty Years Ago, the Carter Administration Covered Up a Presumed Israeli Nuclear Test
John Krzyzaniak | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-27
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 …
Video: Who Really Benefits from The Alleged 'Iranian Attack' on Saudi Arabia's Oil Facility?
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-27
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 …
A New Generation of Jewish Activists Is Transforming Judaism Itself
Nathan Goldman | thenation.com | 2019-09-26
A New Generation of Jewish Activists Is Transforming Judaism Itself…
Israel votes for occupation, no matter who prevails
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-26
Diana Buttu says that whatever the outcome of their election stalemate, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz…
Israel Seizes Property from Palestinian Prisoner Rights Organization
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-26
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.
Israel Canceled the FIFA Palestine Cup for No Apparent Reason
Dave Zirin | thenation.com | 2019-09-26
Israel Canceled the FIFA Palestine Cup for No Apparent Reason…
Iran cannot be allowed to develop nuclear weapons: Israeli Foreign Minister
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-26
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.
Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-25
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) …
Netanyahu on Steroids: What a Gantz-led Government Means for Palestine
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-24
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.
Post-Election Horse-Trading Begins in Israel and All Outcomes Spell More Trouble for Palestinians
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-09-24
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.
Opinion by Legal Scholar Prof. John Dugard on Relations Between University of Cape Town and Israeli Universities
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-24
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…
Israeli Military's 'Friends' Tweet Backfires, Exposing the Horrors of Occupation
Emma Fiala | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-23
Twitter users, both friends and foes alike, were quick to point out that the tweet was less than tasteful.
Israeli Military's ‘Friends’ Tweet Backfires, Exposing the Horrors of Occupation
Boycott InDnegev Festival 2019
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-20
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) …
Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv Festival 2019
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-19
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) …
Join the Global Climate Strike. Oppose Israel's climate apartheid
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-18
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 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…