2020-06-01: Social Media Postees

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Lessons from Palestine: America's People of Color Need a Sustained Resistance Movement
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-06-01
The notion of an ongoing resistance by people of color in the US sounds outlandish but might be what is needed in order to rid America of its racist and violent attitudes.

Palestine: Even During a Pandemic, Israeli Soldiers Shoot Holes in Water Tanks at Kafr Qadum
B'Tselem | globalresearch.ca | 2020-06-01
In recent weeks, soldiers have repeatedly shot holes in water tanks on the roofs of homes in Kafr Qadum. The shooting takes place during the weekly protests against the closure of the eastern exit from the village, which connects the …

Palestinians Protest Israel's Medical Negligence of Cancer Patient Prisoner
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-06-01
Dozens of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip reportedly staged a demonstration, on Sunday, in protest of what they said Israeli maltreatment of a Palestinian prisoner held in Israeli jail. The protesters, representing many Islamic and national Palestinian political factions in the coastal enclave, showed solidarity with prisoner Kamal Abu Waer, …

European Union Calls for a Halt to Israeli Demolition Policies
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-06-01
The European Union (EU) missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah released a statement last week, regarding a spike in Palestinian-owned home demolitions ordered and carried out by Israeli authorities in the occupied West Bank so far in 2020, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. The statement noted that Israeli demolition of Palestinian …

Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque compound on day of its reopening
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-06-01
The Al-Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem was closed due to the COVID-19 threat for the last 70 days and was re-opened on Sunday. The Israeli police also arrested three Palestinians from the site on Sunday…

Two Palestinian Brothers Begin Demolishing their Homes in Jerusalem
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-06-01
Two Palestinian brothers, on Saturday, demolishing their two homes in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukaber, after the demolition was ordered by the Israeli municipality, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. Imad and Ahmad Mashahreh said that they were given demolition notices, and decided to embark on the feat of …

Israeli Police Forces Demolish 4 Palestinian-owned Homes Inside Israel
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-06-01
Israeli occupation police, on Sunday, demolished four homes under construction in the Arab city of Tira, inside the 1948 occupied lands, known as Israel. The justification given by authorities for the demolition, was the alleged lack of a building permit, Shehab News reported. According to witnesses, police stormed the city, …

Palestine: surrendering or preparing for a third intifada?
Elijah Magnier | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-31
Through its failed foreign policy, the US administration has unwittingly and unwillingly become the greatest supporter of the "Axis of the Resistance" led by Iran. Along with Israel, Washington is, in fact, globally encouraging countries to rebel against its dominance. Israel effectively contributed to the creation of Hezbollah by invading Lebanon in 1982. The US contributed to the creation of Hashd al-Shaabi in 2014 when it refused to help Iraq to defeat ISIS. Both Israel and the US fostered the creation of Syrian resistance groups and pushed President Bashar al-Assad to join the "Axis of the Resistance" by thei…

Palestinian Prisoner in Israeli Jail on 21st Day of Hunger Strike
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
Palestinian prisoner, Sami Janazreh, 47, has embarked on the third hunger strike over the past four years of incarceration. According to the Palestinian Prisoners' Society, prisoner Janazreh from the al-Fawwar refugee camp, has been on hunger strike for 21 days consecutively, in protest of his Administrative Detention inside Israeli prison. …

Armed Israeli Settlers Invade Local Markets in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
Armed Israeli settlers in the Palestinian West Bank city of Hebron, reportedly invaded, on Saturday afternoon, some local markets in the city, causing panic among local Palestinians. Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported that a large group of armed colonists invaded the Allaban, Alqasaba and Ein Alaskar local markets and began …

As Dozens Of Colonists, Soldiers Invade Al-Aqsa Mosque, Army Abducts Four Palestinians
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
Marking the first day of reopening the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after seventy days of closure due to coronavirus concerns, Israeli soldiers and police officers accompanied dozens of illegal colonialist settlers in a provocative tour into the courtyards of the holy site, and abducted four Palestinians, including two women. …

Israeli Forces Evict Palestinians from Ibrahimi Mosque, Permit Settlers
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
Israeli forces, on Friday, blocked Palestinian Muslim worshipers from performing the dawn prayer, evicted hundreds of worshipers and banned the call to prayer at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron/Al-Khalil, Quds News Network reported. Sheikh Hifzi Abu Sneineh, the head of the local Waqf Department, stated that military barriers were placed …

Mother of Slain Palestinian: "My Son Was A Child In A Man's Body"
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
The mother of the Palestinian who was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem, said that the Israeli allegations and justifications for his brutal murder are mere lies, as the slain man was autistic, and was a child in a man's body. The Palestinian, Eyad al-Hallaq, 32, was …

PCHR: "In Under 15 Hours: IOF Kills Two Palestinians, Including a Person with Disability, in Ramallah and East Jerusalem"
PCHR | imemc.org | 2020-05-31
The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (CPHR): Within less than 15 hours, Israeli occupying forces killed two Palestinian civilians, including a person with disability, and injured another person with disability in new crimes of excessive use of lethal force in two separate incidents in Ramallah and East Jerusalem. According to …

72 years after 'al-Nakba' in Palestine
Richard Becker | liberationnews.org | 2020-05-15
May 14 marks the 60th anniversary of what is billed in the U.S. and Israeli mainstream media as Israel's "independence," and what the Palestinian and Arab peoples as a whole know as al-Nakba–the Catastrophe.

Pompeo Reups Threats to ICC Over US, Israel War Crimes Probes, Showing White House 'Determined to Prevent' Accountability
Andrea Germanos, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-06-01
"You'll see in the coming days a series of announcements not just from the State Department, from all across the United States government, that attempt to push back against what the ICC is up to," said the secretary of state. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/pompeo-icc-announcements.jpg

Noam Chomsky on Trump's Disastrous Coronavirus Response, WHO, China, Gaza and Global Capitalism
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-05-25
How did the United States

Sacred Tohono O'odham mountain desecration underway for U.S. Israeli border spy towers
Brenda Norrell | indybay.org | 2020-06-01
The destruction of sacred land is underway in Ali Jegk community on the Tohono Oodham Nation, as the land and plants are being destroyed for the integrated fixed towers, spy towers, that were authorized to be built by the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems. The destruction and Elbit's human rights abuses in Palestine are opposed by traditional O'odham.

The Heat: Netanyahu goes on trial+Israel's new unity government
Mike Walter | america.cgtn.com | 2020-05-28
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