2019-12-08: News Headlines

Stephen Lendman (2019-12-08). Anglo-Zionist Plot Against Britain's Jeremy Corbyn. globalresearch.ca Anglo-Zionists and UK religious leaders in cahoots with Israeli hardliners are going all-out to prevent Jeremy Corbyn from becoming UK prime minister in December 12 elections — because of his anti-war, progressive agenda. | He advocates a peace and stability foreign …

Stephen Lendman (2019-12-08). Nuclear Armed and Dangerous Israel. Is Israel Preparing to Attack Iran? globalresearch.ca Israel is nuclear-armed and dangerous, developing these weapons since the mid-1950s, its well-known open secret the official narrative conceals. | Its ruling authorities refused to sign the NPT or abide by its provisions. Nor do they permit IAEA inspections of …

South Front (2019-12-08). Video: Israeli Air Force Bombed 'Iranian Targets' Near Syria-Iraq Border. globalresearch.ca The Israeli Air Force has carried out a new round of strikes on Iranian-linked targets near the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes reportedly hit at the al-Hamadan airport north of the town of al-Bukamal. | Pro-Israeli sources claimed that the strike destroyed …

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-08). Israel Bombs Gaza, Israeli Bot Group Caught Spreading Hate & US Admits Houthis Not "Iran Proxy" thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (12/7/19). 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 …

The Canary (2019-12-08). John McDonnell challenges accuracy of Sunday Times claims about antisemitism in the Labour Party. thecanary.co John McDonnell has spoken out on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show after a Sunday Times report claimed Labour is still overwhelmed with complaints about anti-Jewish racism that have been left unresolved for months or years. | Rebutting claims in the Sunday Times that more than 130 cases remain outstanding, McDonnell said there were only ever "a small number" of antisemites in his party. | He said his party has "done everything we can possibly do", but "want to learn more lessons". | The shadow chancellor also stressed that following investigations, Labour has "started kicking" anyone found to be antisemitic "out in numb…

RT (2019-12-08). Trump accused of 'Jewsplaining' after blaming some American Jews of 'not loving Israel enough'. rt.com President Donald Trump has been accused of talking down to American Jews, after urging them to give more support to Israel. | More must be done in the United States to promote solidarity with Israel, Trump told nearly 4,000 Israelis and American Jews at the Israeli-American Council conference in Florida. | We have to get the people of our country, of this country, to love Israel more, I have to tell you that. We have to do it. We have to get them to love Israel more. Because you have people that are Jewish people that are great people — they don't love Israel enough. | While his grievance was well receive…

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-07). Belgian Trade Delegation to Israel Cancelled. imemc.org The trade mission would have taken place from the 8th to the 11th of December, will not go forward, due to criticism from the political opposition and several activist organizations, leading to its discontinuation, the Palestine News Network (PNN) reported. The delegation would have consisted of representatives from the Walloon …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-07). Islamic Organization Criticizes Israel's Settlement Plans in Hebron. imemc.org The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned a controversial plan by Israel to build a new settlement in the heart of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestine News Network reported. Naftali Bennett, right-wing Israeli minister of military affairs, said on Sunday, that the new settlement, to …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-07). Body of Palestinian Teen 'Arrested' by Israel Returned Home After 355 Days. imemc.org Tareq Hajjaj for Middle East Eye Mystery surrounds the death of Emad Khalil Ibrahim Shahin, 17, who was arrested on November 4, 2018, for breaching the Israeli fence between Gaza and Israel. Having slipped through Israel's security fence, Emad Khalil Ibrahim Shahin and his friends sneaked into an abandoned barracks …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-07). Palestinian President Commends US Congress for Support. imemc.org The Palestinian Presidency applauded the US Congress, on Friday, for supporting the two-state solution and rejecting the annexation of occupied Palestinian land, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. President Abbas praised congress for their solidarity against Israel's settlement policy, the fait accompli, and for recognizing the aspirations of the …

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-07). US Claims "Fresh Intelligence" Of Iran Attacks Yet Provides Zero Evidence — MSM Blindly Regurgitates. thelastamericanvagabond.com Here we go again with "fresh intelligence" to justify the continued sanctions and destabilization of Iran. It's a plan that has been well documented even by their own writings (See Which Path to Persia? — 2009). Of course, complicating U.S. foreign policy is the involvement of Israel. The Last American Vagabond covers the latest political posturing, distortion, and general …

teleSUR (2019-12-07). US: Four Dead in a Shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Base. telesurenglish.net A Saudi Air Force second lieutenant Friday killed three people and wounded eight others in a shooting rampage at the U.S. Navy base at Pensacola, Florida. | RELATED: | US House Passes Resolution Breaking with Trump on Israel Policy | Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan informed the attacker was shot down by officers who were at the base, which is currently closed. | The shooting occurred in a two-story classroom. Among the hurt are two agents from the Escambia County Sheriff…

WSWS (2019-12-07). SEP (UK) candidate Chris Marsden speaks on Kashmir and Palestine at Sheffield mosque hustings. wsws.org Marsden told the attentive audience, "Kashmir has been a terrible victim of the partition of India on religious and communal lines."

Andrew Coates (2019-12-06). French parliament decides anti-Zionism is antisemitism. mronline.org New Law Faced Critics Alleging it "Stigmatises and Silences " Critics of Israel, and even those in Favour of 2 State Solution. | Source

IMEMC News (2019-12-06). Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Teen Near Hebron. imemc.org Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Friday, a Palestinian teen in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the town, and attacked Palestinians protesting the invasion. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics provided the essential treatment to the …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-06). Body of Palestinian Prisoner Sami Abu Diak Released to Jordan. imemc.org Israel, on Friday, released to Jordan, the body of a the Palestinian prisoner who recently died in Israeli custody, due to deliberate medical negligence custody, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Chairman of the Prisoners' Affairs Commission, Qadri Abu Baker announced that the Israeli occupation authorities handed over the …

teleSUR (2019-12-06). US House Passes Resolution Breaking with Trump on Israel Policy. telesurenglish.net The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald Trump heavily favoring the Jewish state. | RELATED: | Israeli Occupation Cost Palestine $48b Between 2000-2017: UN | The resolution, introduced by Democra…

IMEMC News (2019-12-06). Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Tulkarem. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates on Bethlehem and Tulkarem, and summoned a young man for interrogation, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. The Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that several army jeeps invaded 'Aida refugee …

IMEMC News (2019-12-06). Palestinian Detainees In Asqalan Suspend Hunger Strike. imemc.org Three days after starting a hunger strike in Asqalan Israeli prison, Palestinian detainees suspended their strike after reaching an agreement with the Prison Administration to move them to a section that has better living conditions. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the detainees will be resuming the hunger strike if …

IMEMC News (2019-12-06). Israeli Soldiers Injure 37 Palestinians In Gaza. imemc.org The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 37 Palestinians, including 10 children, during the Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. 0The Health Ministry said the four of the injured Palestinians were shot with live rounds, and ten with rubber-coated …

IMEMC & Agencies (2019-12-06). Foreign Minister Denounces World Forum Art Exhibition Sabotage. imemc.org The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned, on Friday, the removal of the art exhibition hosted by the State of Palestine and Palestinian Human Rights Organization Al-Haq from the hallways of the World Forum, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Late on the evening of December 04, …

Robert Fantina (2019-12-06). Is Kashmir India's Palestine? counterpunch.org In August of this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India suspended Article 370 of the constitution, the provision that granted some level of autonomy to Kashmir. Already heavily policed by Indian soldiers, nearly 40,000 additional troops were deployed to 'calm' (read: further oppress) the population following Modi's repressive and illegal decision. Travel in and More

RT (2019-12-06). Free pass for Israel? Ilhan Omar notes silence after Israeli group linked to fake news operation targeting Muslim US congresswomen. rt.com An Israeli group uses social media to vilify the first two Muslim women to serve in US Congress, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. But will the revelation spark accusations of foreign meddling? Omar doesn't seem to think so. | An investigation by the Guardian has uncovered an Israeli-based operation that uses 21 Facebook pages to pump out thousands of fake news posts per week. The paper said that the social media posts "inflame Islamophobia for profit" and have directly mentioned Omar more than 1,400 times, and Tlaib nearly 1,200 times, since the operation began two years ago.The Israeli group is accused of sharin…

patrick (2019-12-06). Brown University corporate responsibility committee votes to divest from companies connected to Israeli occupation. bdsmovement.net Brown University corporate responsibility committee votes to divest from companies connected to Israeli occupation: In the NewsMichael Arria Economic Boycott Student solidarityDecember 6, 2019 | By: | | Mondoweiss

patrick (2019-12-06). UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel, apply international law to trade, and support refugee return. bdsmovement.net UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel, apply international law to trade, and support refugee return: In the NewsAt the UK Labour party's annual conference, the party voted overwhelmingly for refugees right to return, to stop "any arms trade with Israel that is used in violation of the human rights of Palestinians" and to apply international law to UK trade wi…

patrick (2019-12-06). Fordham University Students Win Landmark Legal Fight to Establish Palestine Club. bdsmovement.net Fordham University Students Win Landmark Legal Fight to Establish Palestine Club: In the News | Contact: Right To Boycott Student solidarityAugust 6, 2019 | By: | | Palestine Legal

patrick (2019-12-06). Success: Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Texas Anti-BDS Law To Proceed. bdsmovement.net Success: Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Texas Anti-BDS Law To Proceed: In the News A federal district court rejected efforts by the state of Texas to evade judicial review of a law that punishes boycott advocates, and allowed a lawsuit against the anti-BDS law to proceed. | Right To BoycottJuly 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestine Legal

Alan MacLeod (2019-12-06). With People in the Streets Worldwide, Media Focus Uniquely on Hong Kong. fair.org Unlike protests against US client states, the Hong Kong demonstrations were frequently given the approving "pro-democracy" label (CNN, 8/30/19). | 2019 may be remembered as the year of the protest, as demonstrations are engulfing the world. From the Yellow Vests in France to demonstrations in Lebanon, Gaza, Chile, Ecuador and Haiti, sustained movements all over the planet have taken to the street demanding change. Yet US corporate media have been disproportionately interested in only one: the Hong Kong protests.

Alex Anfruns (2019-12-05). Bethlehem, Palestine: "Tourists often come to see the sacred stones, not their inhabitants". dissidentvoice.org From the terrace of Wi'am, also known as the "Palestinian Conflict Resolution Centre", you can see a horizon interrupted by the Israeli wall and a cloud of tear gas. At the foot of it, a narrow path leads the visitor off the tourist circuit to the refugee camp of Aida, jealously guarded by soldiers. At …

Fight Back (2019-12-04). Activists decry Minnesota investments in border militarization, climate destruction. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) held its quarterly meeting at the State Capitol December 2 and got sharp criticism from immigrant rights and anti-war activists, as new documents revealed a nearly $1 million increase in investment in a controversial military technology company. Youth climate strikers also highlighted the SBI's inaction over state ties to environmental destruction. Both groups were met with vacillation and excuses from the board which is tasked with the responsible investment of public pensions and related funds. | At issue was Elbit Systems, an Israel-based manufacture…

Aaron Maté (2019-11-30). Abby Martin: Gaza's fight for freedom needs global solidarity. thegrayzone.com The Empire Files' Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary "Gaza Fights For Freedom," a vivid account of…

Fred_F (2019-11-29). The media's Palestine problem. greenleft.org.au international solidarity Sue BoltonIssue 1247 Australia fighting fund PalestineNovember 29, 2019ABC's November 25 Q&A program discussed the push by the United States to recognise illegal Israeli…

Charlie Hogle (2019-11-25). The Trump Administration is Unlawfully Detaining a U.S. Resident Without Charge. aclu.org Adham | Hassoun completed his criminal sentence and was set to be released from prison almost | three years ago. But the government — now claiming unprecedented and | unconstitutional powers under the USA Patriot Act — continues to hold Adham in | detention, indefinitely and without charge. | We're | in court to secure his freedom. | Adham | has called the United States home for 30 years. Born in Lebanon to Palestinian | refugees, Adham and his family — like many other refugees — suffered…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-23). Iran False Flag Prep, US Government's Staggering Bolivia Hypocrisy, Netanyahu Indicted & Patriot Act. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/22/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-20). Israel Carries Out 'Wide-Scale Strikes' In Syria, US Gov Withholds Food/Meds From Iran & Patriot Act. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/20/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-18). US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/18/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-17). Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/16/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-15). Israel Kills Over 30 In Gaza, Bolivia Coup About Lithium And More & Israeli Group Taking Syria's Oil. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/14/19). 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 …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-12). James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret. thelastamericanvagabond.com The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-02). Baghdadi Deception Exposed, Israel Bombs Gaza After Phantom Rocket & US Violates Own Syria Sanctions. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (11/1/19). 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 …

2019-12-08: Social Media Postees

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Anglo-Zionist Plot Against Britain's Jeremy Corbyn
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-08
Anglo-Zionists and UK religious leaders in cahoots with Israeli hardliners are going all-out to prevent Jeremy Corbyn from becoming UK prime minister in December 12 elections — because of his anti-war, progressive agenda. | He advocates a peace and stability foreign …
globalresearch.ca/anglo-zionist-plot-against-britain-jeremy-corbyn/5696981

Nuclear Armed and Dangerous Israel. Is Israel Preparing to Attack Iran?
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-08
Israel is nuclear-armed and dangerous, developing these weapons since the mid-1950s, its well-known open secret the official narrative conceals. | Its ruling authorities refused to sign the NPT or abide by its provisions. Nor do they permit IAEA inspections of …
globalresearch.ca/nuclear-armed-and-dangerous-israel-is-israel-preparing-to-attack-iran/5696985

Video: Israeli Air Force Bombed 'Iranian Targets' Near Syria-Iraq Border
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-12-08
The Israeli Air Force has carried out a new round of strikes on Iranian-linked targets near the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes reportedly hit at the al-Hamadan airport north of the town of al-Bukamal. | Pro-Israeli sources claimed that the strike destroyed …
globalresearch.ca/video-israeli-air-force-bombed-iranian-targets-near-syria-iraq-border/5696975

Israel Bombs Gaza, Israeli Bot Group Caught Spreading Hate & US Admits Houthis Not "Iran Proxy"
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-08
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 (12/7/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-bombs-gaza-israeli-bot-group-caught-spreading-hate-us-admits-houthis-not-iran-proxy/

John McDonnell challenges accuracy of Sunday Times claims about antisemitism in the Labour Party
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-12-08
John McDonnell has spoken out on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show after a Sunday Times report claimed Labour is still overwhelmed with complaints about anti-Jewish racism that have been left unresolved for months or years. | Rebutting claims in the Sunday Times that more than 130 cases remain outstanding, McDonnell said there were only ever "a small number" of antisemites in his party. | He said his party has "done everything we can possibly do", but "want to learn more lessons". | The shadow chancellor also stressed that following investigations, Labour has "started kicking" anyone found to be antisemitic "out in numb…
thecanary.co/uk/2019/12/08/john-mcdonnell-challenges-accuracy-of-sunday-times-claims-about-antisemitism-in-the-labour-party/

Trump accused of 'Jewsplaining' after blaming some American Jews of 'not loving Israel enough'
rt.com | 2019-12-08
President Donald Trump has been accused of talking down to American Jews, after urging them to give more support to Israel. | More must be done in the United States to promote solidarity with Israel, Trump told nearly 4,000 Israelis and American Jews at the Israeli-American Council conference in Florida. | We have to get the people of our country, of this country, to love Israel more, I have to tell you that. We have to do it. We have to get them to love Israel more. Because you have people that are Jewish people that are great people — they don't love Israel enough. | While his grievance was well receive…
rt.com/usa/475319-trump-american-jews-love-israel/

Belgian Trade Delegation to Israel Cancelled
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-07
The trade mission would have taken place from the 8th to the 11th of December, will not go forward, due to criticism from the political opposition and several activist organizations, leading to its discontinuation, the Palestine News Network (PNN) reported. The delegation would have consisted of representatives from the Walloon …
imemc.org/article/belgian-trade-delegation-to-israel-cancelled/

US: Four Dead in a Shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Base
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-07
A Saudi Air Force second lieutenant Friday killed three people and wounded eight others in a shooting rampage at the U.S. Navy base at Pensacola, Florida. | RELATED: | US House Passes Resolution Breaking with Trump on Israel Policy | Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan informed the attacker was shot down by officers who were at the base, which is currently closed. | The shooting occurred in a two-story classroom. Among the hurt are two agents from the Escambia County Sheriff…
telesurenglish.net/news/us-four-dead-in-a-shooting-at-pensacola-naval-air-base-20191206-0013.html

Islamic Organization Criticizes Israel's Settlement Plans in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-07
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned a controversial plan by Israel to build a new settlement in the heart of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, the Palestine News Network reported. Naftali Bennett, right-wing Israeli minister of military affairs, said on Sunday, that the new settlement, to …
imemc.org/article/islamic-organization-criticizes-israels-settlement-plans-in-hebron/

Palestinian President Commends US Congress for Support
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-07
The Palestinian Presidency applauded the US Congress, on Friday, for supporting the two-state solution and rejecting the annexation of occupied Palestinian land, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. President Abbas praised congress for their solidarity against Israel's settlement policy, the fait accompli, and for recognizing the aspirations of the …
imemc.org/article/palestinian-president-commends-us-congress-for-support/

US Claims "Fresh Intelligence" Of Iran Attacks Yet Provides Zero Evidence — MSM Blindly Regurgitates
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-07
Here we go again with "fresh intelligence" to justify the continued sanctions and destabilization of Iran. It's a plan that has been well documented even by their own writings (See Which Path to Persia? — 2009). Of course, complicating U.S. foreign policy is the involvement of Israel. The Last American Vagabond covers the latest political posturing, distortion, and general …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/tdwu-clips/us-claims-fresh-intelligence-iran-attacks-yet-provides-zero-evidence-msm-blindly-regurgitates/

Body of Palestinian Teen 'Arrested' by Israel Returned Home After 355 Days
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-07
Tareq Hajjaj for Middle East Eye Mystery surrounds the death of Emad Khalil Ibrahim Shahin, 17, who was arrested on November 4, 2018, for breaching the Israeli fence between Gaza and Israel. Having slipped through Israel's security fence, Emad Khalil Ibrahim Shahin and his friends sneaked into an abandoned barracks …
imemc.org/article/body-of-palestinian-teen-arrested-by-israel-returned-home-after-355-days/

SEP (UK) candidate Chris Marsden speaks on Kashmir and Palestine at Sheffield mosque hustings
wsws.org | 2019-12-07
Marsden told the attentive audience, "Kashmir has been a terrible victim of the partition of India on religious and communal lines."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/07/kash-d07.html

Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Teen Near Hebron
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Friday, a Palestinian teen in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the town, and attacked Palestinians protesting the invasion. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics provided the essential treatment to the …
imemc.org/article/soldiers-seriously-injure-a-palestinian-teen-near-hebron/

With People in the Streets Worldwide, Media Focus Uniquely on Hong Kong
Alan MacLeod | fair.org | 2019-12-06
Unlike protests against US client states, the Hong Kong demonstrations were frequently given the approving "pro-democracy" label (CNN, 8/30/19). | 2019 may be remembered as the year of the protest, as demonstrations are engulfing the world. From the Yellow Vests in France to demonstrations in Lebanon, Gaza, Chile, Ecuador and Haiti, sustained movements all over the planet have taken to the street demanding change. Yet US corporate media have been disproportionately interested in only one: the Hong Kong protests.
fair.org/home/with-people-in-the-streets-worldwide-media-focus-uniquely-on-hong-kong/

UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel, apply international law to trade, and support refugee return
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-12-06
UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel, apply international law to trade, and support refugee return: In the NewsAt the UK Labour party's annual conference, the party voted overwhelmingly for refugees right to return, to stop "any arms trade with Israel that is used in violation of the human rights of Palestinians" and to apply international law to UK trade wi…
bdsmovement.net/news/uk-labour-party-votes-stop-arms-trade-israel-apply-international-law-trade-and-support-refugee

Brown University corporate responsibility committee votes to divest from companies connected to Israeli occupation
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-12-06
Brown University corporate responsibility committee votes to divest from companies connected to Israeli occupation: In the NewsMichael Arria Economic Boycott Student solidarityDecember 6, 2019 | By: | | Mondoweiss …
bdsmovement.net/news/brown-university-corporate-responsibility-committee-votes-divest-companies-connected-israeli

French parliament decides anti-Zionism is antisemitism
Andrew Coates | mronline.org | 2019-12-06
New Law Faced Critics Alleging it "Stigmatises and Silences " Critics of Israel, and even those in Favour of 2 State Solution. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/12/06/french-parliament-decides-anti-zionism-is-antisemitism/

Body of Palestinian Prisoner Sami Abu Diak Released to Jordan
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
Israel, on Friday, released to Jordan, the body of a the Palestinian prisoner who recently died in Israeli custody, due to deliberate medical negligence custody, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Chairman of the Prisoners' Affairs Commission, Qadri Abu Baker announced that the Israeli occupation authorities handed over the …
imemc.org/article/body-of-palestinian-prisoner-sami-abu-diak-released-to-jordan/

Israeli Soldiers Injure 37 Palestinians In Gaza
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 37 Palestinians, including 10 children, during the Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. 0The Health Ministry said the four of the injured Palestinians were shot with live rounds, and ten with rubber-coated …
imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-injure-37-palestinians-in-gaza/

Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Bethlehem And Tulkarem
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank governorates on Bethlehem and Tulkarem, and summoned a young man for interrogation, after the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. The Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that several army jeeps invaded 'Aida refugee …
imemc.org/article/soldiers-abduct-four-palestinians-in-bethlehem-and-tulkarem/

Palestinian Detainees In Asqalan Suspend Hunger Strike
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
Three days after starting a hunger strike in Asqalan Israeli prison, Palestinian detainees suspended their strike after reaching an agreement with the Prison Administration to move them to a section that has better living conditions. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the detainees will be resuming the hunger strike if …
imemc.org/article/108213/

US House Passes Resolution Breaking with Trump on Israel Policy
telesurenglish.net | 2019-12-06
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald Trump heavily favoring the Jewish state. | RELATED: | Israeli Occupation Cost Palestine $48b Between 2000-2017: UN | The resolution, introduced by Democra…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-House-Passes-Resolution-Breaking-with-Trump-on-Israel-Policy-20191206-0004.html

Is Kashmir India's Palestine?
Robert Fantina | counterpunch.org | 2019-12-06
In August of this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India suspended Article 370 of the constitution, the provision that granted some level of autonomy to Kashmir. Already heavily policed by Indian soldiers, nearly 40,000 additional troops were deployed to 'calm' (read: further oppress) the population following Modi's repressive and illegal decision. Travel in and…
counterpunch.org/2019/12/06/is-kashmir-indias-palestine/

Fordham University Students Win Landmark Legal Fight to Establish Palestine Club
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-12-06
Fordham University Students Win Landmark Legal Fight to Establish Palestine Club: In the News | Contact: Right To Boycott Student solidarityAugust 6, 2019 | By: | | Palestine Legal …
bdsmovement.net/news/fordham-university-students-win-landmark-legal-fight-establish-palestine-club

Foreign Minister Denounces World Forum Art Exhibition Sabotage
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2019-12-06
The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned, on Friday, the removal of the art exhibition hosted by the State of Palestine and Palestinian Human Rights Organization Al-Haq from the hallways of the World Forum, the Palestinian News and Info Agency reported. Late on the evening of December 04, …
imemc.org/article/foreign-minister-denounces-world-forum-art-exhibition-sabotage/

Success: Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Texas Anti-BDS Law To Proceed
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-12-06
Success: Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Texas Anti-BDS Law To Proceed: In the News A federal district court rejected efforts by the state of Texas to evade judicial review of a law that punishes boycott advocates, and allowed a lawsuit against the anti-BDS law to proceed. | Right To BoycottJuly 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestine Legal …
bdsmovement.net/news/success-judge-allows-lawsuit-against-texas-anti-bds-law-proceed

Free pass for Israel? Ilhan Omar notes silence after Israeli group linked to fake news operation targeting Muslim US congresswomen
rt.com | 2019-12-06
An Israeli group uses social media to vilify the first two Muslim women to serve in US Congress, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. But will the revelation spark accusations of foreign meddling? Omar doesn't seem to think so. | An investigation by the Guardian has uncovered an Israeli-based operation that uses 21 Facebook pages to pump out thousands of fake news posts per week. The paper said that the social media posts "inflame Islamophobia for profit" and have directly mentioned Omar more than 1,400 times, and Tlaib nearly 1,200 times, since the operation began two years ago.The Israeli group is accused of sharin…
rt.com/usa/475183-israel-meddling-omar-muslims-facebook/

Bethlehem, Palestine: "Tourists often come to see the sacred stones, not their inhabitants"
Alex Anfruns | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-12-05
From the terrace of Wi'am, also known as the "Palestinian Conflict Resolution Centre", you can see a horizon interrupted by the Israeli wall and a cloud of tear gas. At the foot of it, a narrow path leads the visitor off the tourist circuit to the refugee camp of Aida, jealously guarded by soldiers. At …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/12/bethlehem-palestine-tourists-often-come-to-see-the-sacred-stones-not-their-inhabitants/

Activists decry Minnesota investments in border militarization, climate destruction
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-12-04
St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) held its quarterly meeting at the State Capitol December 2 and got sharp criticism from immigrant rights and anti-war activists, as new documents revealed a nearly $1 million increase in investment in a controversial military technology company. Youth climate strikers also highlighted the SBI's inaction over state ties to environmental destruction. Both groups were met with vacillation and excuses from the board which is tasked with the responsible investment of public pensions and related funds. | At issue was Elbit Systems, an Israel-based manufacture…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/12/3/activists-decry-minnesota-investments-border-militarization-climate-destruction

Abby Martin: Gaza's fight for freedom needs global solidarity
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-30
The Empire Files' Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary "Gaza Fights For Freedom," a vivid account of…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/30/abby-martin-gazas-fight-for-freedom-needs-global-solidarity/

The media's Palestine problem
Fred_F | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-29
international solidarity Sue BoltonIssue 1247 Australia fighting fund PalestineNovember 29, 2019ABC's November 25 Q&A program discussed the push by the United States to recognise illegal Israeli…
greenleft.org.au/content/media-palestine-problem

The Trump Administration is Unlawfully Detaining a U.S. Resident Without Charge
Charlie Hogle | aclu.org | 2019-11-25
Adham | Hassoun completed his criminal sentence and was set to be released from prison almost | three years ago. But the government — now claiming unprecedented and | unconstitutional powers under the USA Patriot Act — continues to hold Adham in | detention, indefinitely and without charge. | We're | in court to secure his freedom. | Adham | has called the United States home for 30 years. Born in Lebanon to Palestinian | refugees, Adham and his family — like many other refugees — suffered…
aclu.org/news/immigrants-rights/the-trump-administration-is-unlawfully-detaining-a-u-s-resident-without-charge

Iran False Flag Prep, US Government's Staggering Bolivia Hypocrisy, Netanyahu Indicted & Patriot Act
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-23
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 (11/22/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/iran-false-flag-prep-us-governments-staggering-bolivia-hypocrisy-netanyahu-indicted-patriot-act/

Israel Carries Out 'Wide-Scale Strikes' In Syria, US Gov Withholds Food/Meds From Iran & Patriot Act
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-20
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 (11/20/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-carries-out-wide-scale-strikes-syria-us-gov-withholds-food-meds-from-iran-patriot-act/

US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-18
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 (11/18/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/us-says-israeli-settlements-are-legal-23-killed-in-bolivia-as-violent-coup-ignored-venezuela-flop/

Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-17
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 (11/16/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/bolivias-new-us-made-dictatorship-netanyahu-wins-as-gaza-loses-irans-protests-are-trumps-fault/

Israel Kills Over 30 In Gaza, Bolivia Coup About Lithium And More & Israeli Group Taking Syria's Oil
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-15
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 (11/14/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-kills-over-30-in-gaza-bolivia-coup-about-lithium-and-more-israeli-group-taking-syrias-oil/

James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/interviews/james-corbett-interview-isis-created-armed-funded-by-us-israel-an-open-secret/