Richard Falk singled out 13 companies profit-making in the Israeli settlements including Hewlett Packard, Motorola, Volvo and Caterpillar. Support Boycott!
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Monday night, shortly after controversial ads purchased by anti-Islam and anti-Palestinian activist Pamela Geller began running in 10 New York City subway stations, several of them were altered, subverting their intended message.
Israel’s announcement of authorization for construction materials for 1,200 homes and 18 schools in Gaza is the latest achievement by the Freedom Flotilla, scheduled to sail next week.
In the weeks leading up to the flotilla, Israel has taken a number of steps to try to address the concerns raised in the public eye by the Freedom Flotilla 2 – Stay Human initiative.
Just when the Palestinians in Gaza thought they were facing this new Israeli attacks alone and with their backs against the wall, they found out they forgot, over the years, that they had brothers in Egypt who are willing not only to accompany them in their struggle against Israel but to protect their backs as well.
It Is After Considerable Contemplation… It is after considerable contemplation that I have lately arrived at the decision that I must withdraw from the two performances scheduled in Israel on the 30th of June and the 1st of July. One lives in hope that music is more than mere noise, filling up idle time, whether [...]
Press release: Government of Egypt changes policy to allow humanitarian group Viva Palestina to enter Gaza December 27, 2009 Gaza Freedom March congratulates the Government of Egypt on its change of policy to allow international missions into Gaza during December with the decision to allow the Viva Palestina convoy to go into Gaza on December [...]
By Adri Nieuwhof* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The international campaign to boycott Ahava beauty products has recently won the support of a Dutch parliamentarian and an Israeli peace group. During the past few months, activists in Canada, the UK, Ireland, Israel, the United States and the Netherlands have campaigned against the sale of Ahava [...]
By Mazin Qumsiyeh* Speech by President Obama delivered in Congress 2010 My fellow Americans. Millions of you and not special interest groups elected us to office on a platform of change and it is time for us all to deliver. I am laying out a program to do so but first we have to face [...]
In a damning report on Israel’s conduct during its invasion of the Gaza Strip, a United Nations panel on Tuesday accused its forces of war crimes and of deliberately spreading terror among civilians. Richard Goldstone, a South African jurist, who chaired the four-member panel on behalf of the UN Human Rights Council, said the alleged [...]
Despite claiming continued support for Israel, a majority of US residents want a change in policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A decisive plurality said US aid to Israel is “too much”, and a majority want to see Israel penalised for building new settlements on Palestinian land. These were some of the findings of a Zogby [...]
By Jonathan Cook * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz A legal battle being waged by Palestinian families to stop the takeover of their neighbourhood in East Jerusalem by Jewish settlers has received a major fillip from the recent souring of relations between Israel and Turkey. After the Israeli army’s assault on the Gaza Strip in [...]
Six people have been arrested by Spanish police in connection with a $600 million (Â£426m) fraud on the London Stock Exchange. Police said the Serious Crime Office alleged the massive swindle began in 2003 and involved the fraudulent sale of shares in a fictitious company which had assets totalling Â£370 million when it began trading [...]
After letters from Adalah-NY to Eight Stars, Leviev Removes Celebrity Photos New York, NY, December 19, 2008 – Following complaints by at least four major Hollywood stars whose photos were posted on Israel diamond mogul Lev Leviev’s website, Leviev staff removed the entire celebrity photo section from his website www.leviev.com this week. The photos’ removal [...]
Some good news: Adalah-NY – UNICEF Rejects Support From Israeli Billionaire Known for Constructing Settlements on Palestinian Lands Diamond Mogul, Lev Leviev, Facing Increasing Pressure for Human Rights Violations A senior advisor to UNICEF’s Director said in a letter today that UNICEF will reject all partnerships with, or financial support from, Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev. [...]
Haitham Sabbah, Mary Rizzo and Gilad Atzmon are very pleased to announce their new site, Palestine Think Tank. It is a site containing news, analysis, art and more to further the cause of justice for Palestinians. It concentrates on many aspects of the resistance, but also focuses on the issues affecting the entire Middle East. [...]
German intellectuals: Israel’s creation made Palestinians victims of Holocaust Last update – 10:43 19/02/2008 | Haaretz By Cnaan Liphshiz A group of visiting German intellectuals called on Berlin on Monday to change what they termed its Holocaust-rooted blind support of Israel, saying the creation of the State of Israel turned Palestinians into victims of the [...]
On behalf of the Palestinian soccer fans and the Palestinian National Women Football team, I would like to congratulate the first Saudi female soccer team. The first soccer match between female teams has taken place in Alkhobbar (Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province). The match was held between two teams of university students. The Prince Mohammad bin [...]
I got this email from a friend and it is worth sharing with you all. Dear Haitham, I do know if you were aware of this impending law before the United States Congress. It was a chilling one. But it seems to have been throttled before becoming law here. I think this would interest your [...]
One of the biggest criticisms of Dubai has always been the traffic congestion, ask me about it as I lived there for six years. In an effort to reduce the traffic, Dubai, opened a floating bridge which connect the two sides of the creek – Deira and Bur Dubai. (Click thumbnail to enlarge) The Floating [...]
In last week’s New York Times there is a great article about the movement gaining momentum in Egypt to end the brutal and senseless practice of female genital mutilation (a.k.a. circumcision). However, it is important to say that circumcision is an inaccurate term for it. Female genital mutilation is the preferred and more accurate term. [...]
I admit I have missed the news when it was announced end of last July, but better late than never. Honored to be Bahraini by soul for living in Bahrain for the last four years, I am very happy to know that Wafaa Ganahi, a 23-year-old teacher from the Law Faculty of Bahrain University, won [...]
[Image by Ben Heine] ISM Media Alerts Victory for the residents of Bil’in village 4th September 2007: Following popular non-violent resistance through joint struggle between Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, a court decision has been made in favor of the petition by Bilin village to change the current route of the Apartheid Wall. The court [...]
Thanks to the Zionist ‘Anti-Defamation League‘ (ADL), the ‘Free Gaza Movement‘ is getting a free publicity by the coverage here. I already covered the story of Free Gaza few months ago, but the more, the better. Project Description This movement is an international nonviolent resistance project to challenge Israelâ€™s siege of Gaza. Israel claims that [...]
Via Haaretz: The Dutch foreign minister, Maxime Verhagen, recently warned a construction company from the Rotterdam area to terminate its involvement in work on the separation fence in the West Bank. “I expect Riwal to stop providing cranes for the wall. I hope this will be the last we hear of it,” Verhagen said in [...]
South Africa’s largest trade union seeks to boycott Israel South Africa’s largest trade union federation will launch a campaign against “the Israeli occupation of Arab lands” this week, demanding that Pretoria impose a boycott on all Israeli goods and break diplomatic relations. South African Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils, who is Jewish, told Haaretz that he [...]
I’m speechless, but happy. Unlike any other Western country, boycotting Israel seems to be a healthy-contagious among UK organizations these days. After the journalists, doctors and couple of days ago, the top UK architects, UK professors’ union votes to boycott Israel. The general secretary Sally Hunt urged delegates not to support the boycott call because [...]
APJP calls on Israeli and international architects, planners and those in the construction industry to express their concern in each and every instance of unjust action in annexing Palestinian land, and the projects to be built on them. The future Security and justice, in both Israel and Palestine, are at stake.
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This is quoted from Olympia-Rafah Sister City Project: For the last three years, community members in Olympia, WA, and Rafah, Palestine, have been working together to create a lasting, sincere partnership to better foster understanding between people who have not traditionally had a chance to get to know one another. It is our belief that [...]
June 2007 marks the 40-year anniversary of Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the Syrian Golan Heights. The ICNP (International Coordination Network on Palestine) has launched during last year’s annual UN civil society conference on the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people a global Call for Action Days on June [...]
[Source: CNI] Speaker Pelosi: After Damascus… Tehran? SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE NANCY PELOSI should be applauded for taking a bipartisan group of Congressmen to Damascus to talk with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Her visit, which was sharply criticized by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, was clearly in the national interest. Taking a tip from [...]
On the 40th anniversary of Israel’s illegal military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem, join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and United for Peace and Justice in Washington, DC, June 10-11, 2007 for a protest, teach-in, and lobby day. The campaign starts underground – into the Washington [...]
That’s President Katzav, accused of sexual harassment and rape by 8, and now more, women… but still in office. Doesn’t seem to bother those Righteous Christians who were out for Clinton’s hide, nor the women in the US Congress, nor Mrs. Merkel, not to mention the Israeli women… what’s a little rape among friends?? Read [...]
As a young person, I eagerly absorbed Jewish culture and values, harnessing the lessons of tikkun olum, the Judaic principle which translates to “repair the world.” As I came of age, I became increasingly committed to this principle in my daily life as an activist for social change…. As a trusting and uninformed child, I [...]
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