2020-01-09: Social Media Postees

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GRAPHIC footage from France's Rouen shows levels of police violence that enraged protesters nationwide (VIDEOS)
rt.com | 2020-01-09
Demonstrators have been left bloodied and beaten after clashes with riot police in the French city of Rouen, as authorities clamp down on the pension reform protests which have swept the country. | Eyewitness footage from the scene shows riot police engaging with demonstrators in, ever-increasingly aggressive encounters, ranging from pushing and shoving, to tear gassing, before eventually the police begin swinging batons at the unarmed protesters. | Un autre angle de la charge des forces de l'ordre à #Rouen. Coups de matraques et gaza…

International Criminal Court Prepares to Try Israelis over War Crimes
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-09
Shawan Jabarin of the Al-Haq human rights organization discusses the International Criminal Court decision to prepare a lawsuit against the state of Israel regarding war crimes committed against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israeli authorities are already panicking.

PPS: Israeli Forces Arrest Fifteen Palestinians Including Mother of Prisoner
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
Israeli forces detained fifteen Palestinians, on Wednesday, from across the West Bank, including a woman from occupied Jerusalem and a senior member of Fatah movement, the Palestinian News and Info Agency (WAFA) reported. A statement released by the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) said that Israeli forces detained Sana Rajabi, from …

Updated: "Soldiers Abduct Eight Palestinians, Including One Child, In West Bank"
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, at least eight Palestinians, including one child and two former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported. The PPS said the soldiers invaded and ransacked dozens of homes across the …

Israel Forms Committee To Boost Colonialist Activities In Occupied West Bank
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
Israeli Defense Minister, Neftali Bennet, has formed a special committee tasked with boosting and strengthening the colonialist activities on Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that Naftali's "Task Force" aims at legalizing the colonialist outposts, which were built on Palestinian …

Israeli Soldiers Dismantle A Shed Near Ramallah
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Ras Karkar village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and dismantled a Palestinian shed, before confiscating it. Radi Abu Fkheitha, the head of Ras Karkar village Council, told the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) that the soldiers dismantled the 30 square/meter shed, …

Israeli Bar Association Revokes License of Palestinian Lawyer
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
On Tuesday, the family of Palestinian lawyer, Tareq Barghouth, 44, received a decision to withdraw his license to practice the profession, Quds News Network reported. The decision was issued by the Israeli Bar Association, which requires the withdrawal of the license to practice law from Barghouth, on the pretext that …

Palestinian Prisoner Continues to Suffer Torture in Israeli Prison
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-09
The Committee of Prisoners and Former Prisoners Affairs said that Samer Arbid, 44, from Ramallah suffers from signs of extreme torture, to which he was subjected during interrogation in Israeli jails, Quds News Network reported. The committee said in a statement on Wednesday that Arbid is held now in the …

"Rwanda, the Truth About Operation Turquoise: When the Archives Speak"
Dennis Riches | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-09
In France, it is difficult to speak about certain subjects without unleashing the guard dogs of correct thought and dominant ideology. The sensitive dossiers are well-known: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the civil-global war in Syria, and the Rwandan genocides. Even to …

Israeli Ground Attack Missiles Will Fill Gap in US Army Chopper Arsenal
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-09
Following successful tests, the US Army has decided to use the Israeli Spike missile on its attack helicopters until a domestic replacement can be produced.

Recently Found Hebrew Inscription May Shed Light on Real Borders of Biblical Ancient Israel
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-09
The region of Abel Beth Maacah, located on the northern tip of present-day Israel, is mentioned three times in the Bible and is thought to have been uninhabited for much of human history.

Unions, civil rights groups join mass NYC march against anti-Semitism
PAI | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-09
NEW YORK (PAI)–The Teachers, AFSCME members, and the Jewish Labor Committee teamed up with civil rights groups and a raft of Jewish organizations to lead a mass march on Jan. 5 in New York against anti-Semitism. At least 25,000 people turned out to march from Foley Square in downtown Manhattan over the Brooklyn Bridge, to …

ICC will likely throw out Palestine's case for war crimes
Philip Weiss | zcomm.org | 2020-01-09
"The battle is going to be played out behind closed doors and in the court of public opinion"

"Panic" in Israel as the ICC Takes "Momentous Step" in the Right Direction
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-08
At long last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that "all the statutory criteria under the Rome statute for the opening of an investigation (into alleged war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories) have been met". Bensouda's verdict has been in the making for a …

Justice at Last? Panic in Israel as the ICC Takes Momentous Step in the Right Direction
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-08
The high level of these ICC investigations places the legal push against Israel at a whole new level. This is uncharted territory for Israel, the United States, Palestine, the ICC and the international community as a whole.

Jordan Denounces Israeli Decision To Build 1936 Colonialist Units In West Bank
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-08
The Jordanian government denounced, Wednesday, the Israeli decision to build additional 1936 units in its illegal colonies in the occupied West Bank. Ambassador Daifallah al-Fayez, the spokesperson of the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, said that all of Israel's colonies are illegal as they also constitute a serious …

Israel announces new illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-01-08
Israel plans to construct close to 2,000 more settler housing units in occupied Palestinian territories, in contravention of international law. Currently, more than 650,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in these settlements…

Ecuador Buys $4m Worth of Non-Lethal Weapons for Armed Forces
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-08
Ecuador's Ministry of Defense announced Monday it will purchase US$3.6 million worth of non-lethal weapons and riot gear for the Armed Forces, ahead of new strikes called by various social and Indigenous groups for the first quarter of 2020. | RELATED: | UN: Unnecessary and Disproportionate Repression in Ecuador | "Following NATO's criteria, we have bought gear from Israel, France, and the United States," Minister of Defense Oswaldo Jarrin told the press, adding that the gear will b…

Jordan FM Warns of Consequences of Israel's Continued Violations Against Al-Aqsa
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-08
The Palestinian News and Info Agency reported that Jordan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned, on Tuesday evening, the Israeli police attacks on Muslim worshipers inside the sacred Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site. The ministry's spokesperson, Ambassador Daifallah al-Fayez, rejected and condemned, in a statement, the Israeli …

Jerusalem Governor Summoned For Interrogation
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-08
Israeli occupation police, on Tuesday, raided the home of Jerusalem's governor, Adnan Ghaith, in the occupied Jerusalem town of Silwan, and served his family a summon for Ghaith to appear before Israeli intelligence. Ghaith has been detained at least 13 times since he assumed the office of Jerusalem governor and …

Netanyahu Pledges ICC Investigation Won't Impede Settlements
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-08
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed Wednesday the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into war crimes allegedly committed by the Israeli state in the occupied Palestinian territories, including the settlements, saying it will not restrain Israel from further expanding them. | RELATED:…

Bit by bit Israel aims to squeeze out the Palestinian Christians
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-08
Gaza's minuscule community of Christians will spend this Christmas feeling even more under siege than normal. The Israeli military authorities have denied the vast majority of the enclave's 1,100 Christians a permit to exit the Palestinian territory for the holiday season. Unlike previous years, none will be allowed to join relatives in Bethlehem, Jerusalem or …

Antisemitism has been used to smear the Left, while the Right targets Jews
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-08
The year ended with two terrible setbacks for those seeking justice for the Palestinian people. One was the defeat in the British election of Jeremy Corbyn — a European leader with a unique record of solidarity with Palestinians. He had suffered four years of constant media abuse, recasting his activism as evidence of antisemitism. The …

Jordanians protest import of Israeli gas
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-01-07
The import of gas from Israel by Jordan has been staunchly opposed by several political and civil society sections in the country as a betrayal of the people of Palestine in an attempt to normalize relations with the Zionist state…

Israel's Fingerprint Are All Over the Assassination of Qasem Soleimani
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
The fingerprints of Israeli intelligence, the Mossad, are unmistakably present in the assassination. It is plausible that the attack at Soleimani's convoy was a joint CIA-Mossad operation.

The "Great Game" is Afoot: Killing Soleimani Reflects US Desperation in the Middle East
Ramzy Baroud and Romana Rubeo | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-06
By killing top Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, American and Israeli leaders demonstrated the idiom 'out of the frying pan into the fire.' US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are both politically and legally embattled — the former has just been impeached and the latter is dogged by an Attorney General …

An Act of Cowardice: US Assassination of Soleimani Puts US-Israeli Fear of Iran on Full Display
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
Neither Israel or the US is prepared for an all out war with Iran, "hit and run" seems to be the tactic of choice. Hit Iranian targets in Syria or Iraq, and then run.

Trump Order Aimed at Palestine Solidarity, Not Antisemitism
Gregory Shupak | fair.org | 2020-01-04
Antisemitism is a very real problem–which Donald Trump is exploiting to advance an anti-Palestinian agenda. | President Donald Trump issued an executive order last month to deny funding to post-secondary schools that violate Title VI of the Civil Rights Act by discriminating against Jewish people. The order notes that such bigotry is rooted in antisemitism, and says that it will determine whether discrimination has occurred by using the non-legally binding working definition of antisemitism adopted by the…

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part Two
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-02
The Real News Network's Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the far right, and…

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part One
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-01
The Real News Network's Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss the upcoming election, corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and…

Israel Bombs Gaza For Xmas, Israel Threatens To Attack All Helping Iran & Saudis Bomb Yemen Market
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-27
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Israel AGAIN Attacks Syria Over Christmas, Khashoggi Trial Theater & MSM N Korea Xmas Fear-Mongering
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-24
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ICC To Investigate Israeli Government War Crimes & UN Again Contradicts US Claims Of Iran "Proof"
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-21
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/20/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Israel Bombs Gaza, 2020 NDAA's Israel Focus, Iran Excuse Now In Afghanistan & West Bank Take Over
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-20
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/19/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

International Criminal Court to Launch Full Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2019-12-20
"In brief, I am satisfied that war crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip."

International Criminal Court to Launch Full Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes

UN Counters US Claims Of "Proof" Iran Attacked Saudi Arabia, Netanyahu Impunity & Turkey Sanctions
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-13
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Suspects in Jersey City Attack 'Expressed Interest' in Black Hebrew Israelites, Authorities Say
Hatewatch Staff and Rachel Janik | splcenter.org | 2019-12-12
The two suspects in this week's deadly attack in a Hasidic neighborhood in Jersey City, New Jersey, held views that reflected a hatred of Jewish people and law enforcement, New Jersey's attorney general said Thursday.