This billboard campaign was launched throughout Washington DC. As the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) meets for its annual Congressional lobby, the campaign calls for an end to the $30 billion in US military aid promised to Israel over the coming decade.
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“AIPAC Does Not Speak for Me” say 100 billboard ads in DC Metro, highlighting gap between AIPAC’s peacekilling policy positions and most Jewish Americans
Grant F. Smith, research director of IRmep, briefs several hundred Houston area non-profit and business leaders about why Americans are turning away from Israel and challenging Israel’s U.S. lobby. Review of major espionage, propaganda and wealth transfer initiatives.
5 Broken Cameras: Growing up with the Bil’in Resistance (infograph)
New York politicians are threatening to cut funding to Brooklyn College if the school hosts a forum Thursday night about the BDS movement. The council members’ threat is just one of several efforts by local lawmakers, from Congress on down, to pressure Brooklyn College to remove its sponsorship or even cancel the event. The school is vowing to proceed with the event.
Philip Giraldi, Director of the Council for the National Interest, discusses the “Christian Zionism and American Islamophobia” conference on January 30 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.; the peculiar interworking of American end-times theology and Israeli politics; the CIA’s skepticism on the effectiveness of drone strikes; and how fleeing Syrians are creating a refugee crisis and security problems.
Grant F. Smith appeared on Abby Martin’s global broadcast today to discuss the Israeli nuclear weapons program. Topics covered included the diversion of weapons-grade uranium from Apollo, Pennsylvania, the U.S. government’s ongoing fight against releasing classified documents on Israeli nukes, the bankruptcy of “nuclear ambiguity.”
Born at Qalandia Checkpoint focuses on the impact of Israeli movement restrictions on the everyday lives of Palestinians. The phenomenon of Palestinian women forced to give birth at military checkpoints peaked during the Second Intifada (2000-05). Since this time, Palestinian women in remote areas have increasingly resorted to coping strategies of relocating in the weeks prior to delivery, or giving birth at home.
Photo of the year 2012 picked by The TIme is one of a Palestinian atrocity from Israel massacre in Gaza during the last war.
The move is viewed as a victory for Palestine, but a diplomatic setback for the United States and Israel, who were joined by only a handful of countries in opposing the decision.
Full text: President Mahmoud Abbas speech to UN General Assembly Members in New York, Nov. 29, 2012, seeking the recognition of the Palestine as a non-member state.
The Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly requesting an upgrade from Observer Mission status to Observer State status within the United Nations.
Al-Bahtetee family is now clearing out the debris and trying desperately to find the money they need to repair their home and workshop. Fourth Geneva Convention says that such extensive destruction of property protected by the convention which cannot be justified by military necessity is a grave breach of International Humanitarian Law.
In Palestine today, the Israeli regime has convinced itself not only that it can get the Palestinian people to surrender, forget and let go, but also that the whole world should be supporting its racist policies and actually help it achieve its goals.
Visualizing Palestine project has already published some of the best Infographics you need to see to learn facts about Palestinian/Israel conflict.
Shifa Hospital in Gaza call on all people of conscience to bring pressure to bear on their governments to take concrete and decisive steps without delay, to end this slaughter and to introduce stringent mechanisms to ensure it can never again be repeated.
The Israelis are still bombing Gaza. America and Britain snigger and carry on handing out rewards to the psychopaths in Israel. Death is everywhere in Gaza.
Richard Falk calls on the international community to help defend the people of Gaza from the ongoing U.S.-backed Israeli assault. “It’s time, it seems to me, for the international community to take some responsibility for protecting the people of Gaza,” Falk says.
Live update: List of Palestinians victims identified killed in the Israeli offensive on Gaza. Graph also shows the number of children and women killed in these assaults.
Gaza: The twins Mohammad Hijazi and Suhaib Hijazi were playing their last game when they were butchered. They were found sitting on the bicycles when the rescuers found them dead under the rubble of their house.
A report looking at Israel’s weekend persecution of the Gaza Strip. A young British journalist provide real-time reports from inside Gaza about ongoing events.
Jewish Voice for Peace calls Israel for an immediate cessation of air strikes and naval bombardment into Gaza and an end to the ongoing siege of Gaza.
Palestinians in Gaza still, you know — fight for their rights, and don’t just succumb. It’s a lesson for people from the West, says Chomsky.
Live update from Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer based in Gaza City about the ongoing Israeli air attacks. Watch and share this report.
We are calling on your support for the besieged people of the Gaza Strip. You can make a difference. Act now to stop another Gaza bloodbath.
Ireland is planning to utilize its upcoming term as President of the Council of the European Union, which begins on January 1 2013, to advance efforts to achieve a joint decision between all 27 member states to ban products from West Bank Settlements.
Richard Falk singled out 13 companies profit-making in the Israeli settlements including Hewlett Packard, Motorola, Volvo and Caterpillar. Support Boycott!
EU rewards apartheid Israel by adopting a protocol (by 379 vote) between the EC and Israel on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products.
Muhammad Legacy of a Prophet, a film help counters misinformation and start a more positive dialogue about Muslims in America.
Roger Waters, founding member of the British rock band Pink Floyd, has announced that he will join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker, civil rights icon Angela Davis, and others on the jury of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP), taking place in New York City, October 6–7, 2012.
How much of a hand does the Israel lobby really have in the US presidential campaign? Is its role overestimated? Is there danger in Netanyahu’s meddling in domestic American politics? And are American Jews monolithic in their support for US policy towards Israel?
Now, this video shows the reality of what the Israeli kids are thought about the victims of the land they occupy. Not only that, but the dreams of the Israeli kids to kill and massacre more victims, the Palestinian people.
Held on May 17, he discussed various foreign policy positions, sharing views that he does not express in public, including his belief that peace in the Middle East is not possible and a Palestinian state is not feasible. Mitt Romney said privately that “there’s just no way” for an independent Palestinian state to be established on the West Bank territory Israel has occupied since 1967.
Young Palestinian activists in the Gaza Strip ask their peers in Great Britain and around the world to build the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and attend the UK Student Palestine Conference at the University of Manchester on Sunday, September 23.
What has become of the United States of America. A brief and crucial history of the United States.
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