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2021-11-27: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2021-11-27). Captured by Israel, Palestinian Children Held Outdoors in the Cold. news.antiwar.com Israeli media outlet Haaretz offered a troubling look at the treatment of Palestinian civilians, children no less, by the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank. | Troops warned 12-year-old Yasser that if he didn't confess they would "take" him. He confessed, they took him anyway. They went to his friend Yazen's house and took him too, along with his father. | They were all taken, without a warran…

Fight Back (2021-11-27). People's Thanksgiving celebrates advances for labor, Black liberation movements. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The 30th Annual People's Thanksgiving was held in Chicago on November 21, a fundraiser for Fight Back! and Freedom Road Socialist Organization in Chicago. More than 100 people attended, and the event raised over $4000. | The room in Teamsters City featured some of the most prominent leaders in the movements for Black liberation, Palestinian liberation, and the labor movement. | An historic event was marked when Juan Campos, a newly elected vice president of the Teamsters United slate, was given the Pete Camarata Award for class struggle unionism. Campos joins General President Sean O'Brien and Gener…

Michael Jansen (2021-11-27). Is Big Brother Israel a 'stalker state'? juancole.com ( Jordan Times) — In an interview with The Washington Post, Israel's Breaking the Silence, an ex-soldiers rights organisation, has highlighted Israel's comprehensive surveillance of Palestinians living under occupation. Breaking the Silence, which collects testimonies of abuses reported by soldiers, points out that Israel's employment of advanced techniques amount to "massive escalation in Israel's pursuit …

MEE, agencies (2021-11-26). New Covid variant: Israel detects case of strain first discovered in South Africa. middleeasteye.net New Covid variant: Israel detects case of strain first discovered in South Africa | The new variant found in South Africa has at least ten mutations, compared to two for Delta and three for Beta variants | Fri, 11/26/2021 – 10: 00 | Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held an emergency meeting with public health officials to discuss the Covid-19 situation (AFP) | Israel has detected a c…

Staff (2021-11-26). 27 November, Gothenburg: Manifestation! # StandWithThe6. samidoun.net Saturday, 27 November 2 pm Gustaf Adolfs Torg Gothenburg, Sweden Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/297400355580535 On November 27 at 2 pm, we will demonstrate together with the Palestinian Coordination Group — Gothenburg and many others against the state of Israel's "terror" desgination of Palestinian civil society organizations! We demand that the Swedish government immediately condemn the "terror" designation […] | The article

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-26). Israel begs world to keep paying its occupation bills. electronicintifada.net Aid to Palestinian Authority helps fuel building in settlements.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-11-26). We Do Exist: Why the Palestinian Voice Should Take Center Stage. dissidentvoice.org At a recent New York event, the President of the Foreign Press Association Ian Williams declared, before an approving audience, that it is time "to reclaim the narrative on Palestine". This phrase — 'reclaiming the narrative' — is relatively new to the Palestinian discourse. Years ago, the concept, let alone its implementation, were quite alien: …

Ramona Wadi (2021-11-26). Belgium has decided to Label Squatter-Settler goods from Occupied Palestine as Not from Israel — Will it start a Wave? juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) — Labelling Israeli settlement products "strengthens extremists, does not help promote peace in the region, and shows Belgium as not contributing to regional stability," according to Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister Idan Roll. He lashed out at Belgium's announcement that it would start applying more restrictive measures on goods produced by …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-26). Israel approves illegal settlement plan for over 9,000 housing units in Jerusalem. peoplesdispatch.org The new settlement plan approved by the Israeli Jerusalem municipality will permanently cut off Palestinians in the occupied West Bank from Jerusalem, and makes way for the annexation and Israelization of all of Jerusalem in the future…

Hadas Thier (2021-11-26). No, DSA Shouldn't Expel Rep. Jamaal Bowman. zcomm.org New York congressperson Jamaal Bowman has made a number of wrong decisions on Israel-Palestine. But socialists should criticize those errors without driving him away from the Palestine liberation movement and the Left…

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-26). New Covid Variant Spooks Global Stock And Crypto Markets, Flights Banned Out Of South Africa. moguldom.com The discovery of a new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant from Botswana caused flights to be banned with just hours of warning to the U.K., Israel, and a growing number of European countries from South Africa and five other Southern African countries. Stock and crypto markets were hit hard on news of the travel restrictions, with Bitcoin's …

Fedaa al-Qedra (2021-11-26). Killed by Israel's negligence. electronicintifada.net Sami al-Amour was denied medical treatment by his jailers.

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-26). Report: Israel Warns US Not to Settle for 'Partial' Nuclear Deal With Iran. news.antiwar.com The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Israel is warning Last week, reports said National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

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2021-11-26: News Headlines

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-26). Israel begs world to keep paying its occupation bills. electronicintifada.net Aid to Palestinian Authority helps fuel building in settlements.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-11-26). We Do Exist: Why the Palestinian Voice Should Take Center Stage. dissidentvoice.org At a recent New York event, the President of the Foreign Press Association Ian Williams declared, before an approving audience, that it is time "to reclaim the narrative on Palestine". This phrase — 'reclaiming the narrative' — is relatively new to the Palestinian discourse. Years ago, the concept, let alone its implementation, were quite alien: …

Hadas Thier (2021-11-26). No, DSA Shouldn't Expel Rep. Jamaal Bowman. zcomm.org New York congressperson Jamaal Bowman has made a number of wrong decisions on Israel-Palestine. But socialists should criticize those errors without driving him away from the Palestine liberation movement and the Left…

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-26). New Covid Variant Spooks Global Stock And Crypto Markets, Flights Banned Out Of South Africa. moguldom.com The discovery of a new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant from Botswana caused flights to be banned with just hours of warning to the U.K., Israel, and a growing number of European countries from South Africa and five other Southern African countries. Stock and crypto markets were hit hard on news of the travel restrictions, with Bitcoin's …

Fedaa al-Qedra (2021-11-26). Killed by Israel's negligence. electronicintifada.net Sami al-Amour was denied medical treatment by his jailers.

_____ (2021-11-25). "Terror" Designation Of Rights Organizations Should Not Deter US-Based Activism. popularresistance.org It was a move quite aptly characterized as "authoritarian and repressive" by Palestinian poet and writer Mohammed El-Kurd in The Nation. On 19 October, the Israeli settler-colonial state designated six Palestinian human rights groups as "terror organizations." At the time, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed that Addameer, Al-Haq, Defense for Children International – Palestine, the Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees, and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees are tied to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP.)…

_____ (2021-11-25). 'Terror' Designation Should Not Deter US-Based Activism. popularresistance.org It was a move quite aptly characterized as "authoritarian and repressive" by Palestinian poet and writer Mohammed El-Kurd in The Nation. On 19 October, the Israeli settler-colonial state designated six Palestinian human rights groups as "terror organizations." At the time, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed that Addameer, Al-Haq, Defense for Children International – Palestine, the Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees, and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees are tied to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP.)…

Staff (2021-11-25). Samidoun mourns the passing of comrade Samah Idriss, Lebanese Arab revolutionary intellectual. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network mourns the passing of comrade Samah Idriss this evening, 25 November, in Beirut. Samah Idriss was committed throughout his life, until his last moments, to the liberation of Palestine, the Arab people and the people of the world. He was a writer, publisher, editor, thinker, editor-in-chief of Al-Adab magazine and […] | The article

Staff (2021-11-25). Israel military 'pimped' correctional officers to terrorists — prison chief. rt.com Allegations that female Israeli prison guards were left vulnerable to sexual assaults by suspected terrorists in an attempt to gain leverage and coax confessions have been reignited by a prison commander. | Speaking on Wednesday to an Israeli government panel, Gilboa Prison commander Freddy Ben Shitrit appeared to confirm reports from 2018 that women serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were put at risk of sexual assault in an effort to extract confessions from Palestinian terrorism suspects. | The commander said the prison bosses had "pimped soldiers" and "handed over female soldiers to terrorists for s…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-25). West throws Palestinian rights groups to the wolves. greenleft.org.au The recent criminalisation of Palestinian human rights groups is the logical outcome of decades of impunity and repression against any challenge to Israel's regime of apartheid, writes Maureen Clare Murphy.

_____ (2021-11-25). International Day Of Solidarity With The Palestinian People. popularresistance.org Over the past 18 months, calls for a UN-led investigation into Israeli apartheid have intensified globally, most notably from South Africa and Namibia, as well as from hundreds of political and civil society leaders in the Global South. The UK Labour Party's conference in October also overwhelmingly voted for condemning Israeli apartheid and upholding Palestinian human rights. In June, former UN chief Ban Ki-moon suggested that Israel is imposing apartheid on Palestinians. Now is the time for the UN to act against apartheid Israel #UNinvestigateApartheid! Take Action Now With Effective Solidarity Actions With Pal…

_____ (2021-11-25). This International Day Of Solidarity With The Palestinian People. popularresistance.org Over the past 18 months, calls for a UN-led investigation into Israeli apartheid have intensified globally, most notably from South Africa and Namibia, as well as from hundreds of political and civil society leaders in the Global South. The UK Labour Party's conference in October also overwhelmingly voted for condemning Israeli apartheid and upholding Palestinian human rights. In June, former UN chief Ban Ki-moon suggested that Israel is imposing apartheid on Palestinians. Now is the time for the UN to act against apartheid Israel #UNinvestigateApartheid! Take Action Now With Effective Solidarity Actions With Pal…

Jason Ditz (2021-11-25). Two Civilians Among Eight Killed as Israel Attacks Syria's Homs. news.antiwar.com Syria's air defenses were active around Homs today, intercepting missiles fired at the city by Israel. Several interceptions are reported, though some hit, Details are still emerging on what was hit and damaged. The why behind the attack is similarly uncertain, with Israel as usual offering no comments on the attack. | Attacking Syria is common, but attacking Syrian troops is unusual, as most Israeli strikes are attacking Sh…

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