Daily Archives: May 6, 2023

2023-05-06: News Headlines

teleSUR, JCM (2023-05-06). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a dos palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Israel ha estado organizando incursiones casi nocturnas en aldeas, pueblos y ciudades ocupadas de Cisjordania durante más de un año.

WSWS (2023-05-06). Norfolk Southern conducted toxic chemical burn in East Palestine, Ohio without consulting federal authorities. wsws.org Also this past week, test results from two independent laboratories confirmed the presence of carcinogens in the surrounding soil, water and air.

Palestinian Heritage Committee (2023-05-06). Sunday 5/14: Palestinian Cultural Day. indybay.org James P. McEntee Plaza | Santa Clara County Government Center | 70 West Hedding Street | San José, CA 95110…

Staff (2023-05-06). Take action: Tell Ontario NDP to apologize to Sarah Jama and stand in solidarity with detained Palestinians. samidoun.net Sign-on Action for Canada: Take one minute to send letter to the Ontario New Democratic Party (ONDP) asking them to stop succumbing to the Israel lobby. Insist the ONDP apologize to Sarah Jama and the Palestinian community, and join the human rights community in condemning Israel's detention of Palestinians and its occupation, apartheid and colonial …

jacobin (2023-05-06). Israel/Palestine: New Wave of Repression Meets an Upsurge in Resistance. jacobin.com Tension is mounting as Israeli state repression and settler violence are being matched by an upsurge in Palestinian resistance.

Editor (2023-05-06). Israel Is Using a Vast Network of Biometric Cameras to Terrorize Palestinians. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-05-06). "Automated Apartheid": How Israel Uses Facial Recognition to Track Palestinians & Control Movement. scheerpost.com A new report by Amnesty International documents how the Israeli government is using an experimental facial recognition system to track Palestinians and control their movements. The findings are part of "Automated Apartheid," which reveals an ever-growing surveillance network of cameras in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron and in East Jerusalem — two places …

Ramzy Baroud, Mintpress News. (2023-05-06). European Cities Breathe New Life Into BDS Movement. popularresistance.org A succession of events starting in Barcelona, Spain, in February, and followed in Liège, Belgium, and Oslo, Norway, in April sent a strong message to Israel: The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) is alive and well. | In Barcelona, the city's Mayor canceled a twinning agreement with the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. The decision was not an impulsive one, although Ada Colau is well-known for her principled positions on many issues. It was, however, an outcome of a fully democratic process initiated by a proposal submitted by left-wing parties at the city council.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-05-06). Palestinians Launch General Strike, Protests Over Adnan's Murder in Israeli Jail. orinocotribune.com

Palestine Action. (2023-05-06). 33 Arrests; The Siege Continues Despite Police Repression. popularresistance.org An unprecedented 33 arrests were made yesterday at the site of the Palestine Action siege, as Leicestershire Police took disproportionate measures using unjustifiable force against individuals who had turned out in opposition to Israel's arms trade. The siege continues into its third day, a mass mobilisation against the UAV Tactical Systems drone factory in Leicester — owned by Israel's largest weapons company, Elbit Systems. | Leicestershire Police, having witnessed the speeches, workshops, dance, and community mobilisation that have characterised The Siege thus far, stepped in with all of the force at the…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-05-06). Ejército israelí hiere a cinco palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Casi todas las semanas, se informa en aldeas de Cisjordania de ataques de colonos israelíes de los cercanos asentamientos israelíes.

WSWS (2023-05-05). Israel's military deliberately brings Palestinian conflict to boiling point. wsws.org In the last days, security forces have killed at least four Palestinians they allege have killed Israeli citizens, without even attempting to arrest, formally charge them and bring them before the courts.

Sarah Jaffe (2023-05-05). Work Won't Love You Back: We Were Warned. progressive.org The East Palestine disaster is a reminder that rail workers' fight for safety is also a form of bargaining for the common good.

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2023-05-05). Podcast Ep 76: The impossibility of the "two-state solution" electronicintifada.net EI editor Omar Karmi analyzes what comes next for Palestinians.

Staff (2023-05-06). Israeli arms manufacturer released a promotional video for its BlueWhale submarine. youtube.com An Israeli arms manufacturer released a promotional video for its BlueWhale unmanned, autonomous submarine on Wednesday. It will be another tool for the occupation Navy to harass fisherman off the coast of Gaza. Support independent watchdog journalism! www.patreon.com/MintPressNews

David Miller (2023-05-05). George Floyd's Murder Reminds Us: Israel's Knee Sits on the Neck of Black America. mintpressnews.com As the three-year anniversary of George Floyd's death nears, David Miller investigates the campaign to silence critics of Israel's role in training American police on the violent tactics of suppression meted out on Black Americans.

Michael F. Brown (2023-05-05). Kevin McCarthy endorsed by Israel's most famous racists. electronicintifada.net Republican House speaker cozies up to apartheid.

Angela (2023-05-06). Sunday 5/7: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Jews Step Forward" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

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