UN Report Denounces US Human Rights Record

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By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § It's deplorable. It's longstanding. It's by far the world's worst. It's a pariah state for good reason. Claims otherwise ring hollow. Ongoing genocidal crimes of war and against humanity continue. Homeland victims are targeted. So is humanity globally. America is … [Read more...]

Hardened Racism in Israel

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By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § Israeli racism already is institutionalized. On February 24, it got meaner. Fascist Knesset members approved legislation distinguishing between Muslim and Christian Arab citizens. At issue is separate and less equal than before. It's divide and conquer policy. … [Read more...]

This Road is for Jews Only. Yes, There is Apartheid in Israel

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By Shulamit Aloni* - Sabbah Report Jewish self-righteousness is taken for granted among ourselves to such an extent that we fail to see what’s right in front of our eyes. It’s simply inconceivable that the ultimate victims, the Jews, can carry out evil deeds. Nevertheless, the state of Israel practises its … [Read more...]

To Palestine, with Love

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By Yasir M. Tineh - beyondcompromise.com Photographers and star-crossed lovers from around the world have gotten together to produce a video for Palestinian lovers this Valentine’s Day. The video targets Israel’s Citizenship Law, which prohibits Palestinian spouses (read: West Bank and Gaza) of Israeli … [Read more...]

How the West lost respect for international law

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An obsessive's documenting of Israeli war crimes in Lebanon can show us how the West lost respect for international law One Norwegian officer left Lebanon with a typed report on torture taped to his chest Odd Karsten Tveit was always a very obsessional chap. Every story he covered, he always wanted … [Read more...]

Richard Falk: Escaping The Abusive State: After Snowden

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By Richard Falk The more contact one has with the modern state, even in those societies that have long constitutional traditions entrenching civil liberties, the more grounds there are for deep and growing concern. I suppose that the most dramatic exhibition of the dangers being posed as 2014 approaches, … [Read more...]

Back To School: Palestine Refugee Children

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Amidst the protracted crisis in Syria, it's easy to get lost in the death toll and the shifting factions. Today we hope to expand the focus to those displaced by the conflict, especially the children. Among the continuing flurry of global media coverage on the crisis in Syria, the situation of the … [Read more...]

Testimonies Prove Israel Tortures Palestinian Children

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On August 22, B'Tselem headlined "Abuse and torture in interrogations of dozens of Palestinian minors in the Israel Police Etzion Facility." More on that below. Previous articles discussed torturing, abusing, and otherwise mistreating Palestinian children young as 10. Sometimes younger. In July, Israel … [Read more...]

“I hope I will be buried in my home, Isdod”

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Mohammed Tuman (85) was 19 years old when, on 20th December 1948, he and his family were forced to flee their home in Isdod, now known as Ashdod. Victims of the Nakba (meaning ‘catastrophe’), they fled along with their entire village of around 8,500 people. For some time before, inhabitants of other villages … [Read more...]

Clive Hambidge: The American Manifest Destiny

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Killing from afar Americans and their European poodles coiffeured red white and blue in American power salons are unlawfully targeting, and killing from afar, suspected militants  innocent bystanders, and helpers, labelled "collateral damage," whilst avoiding more politically toxic body bags containing  … [Read more...]

Richard Falk: Zero Dark Thirty & American Exceptionalism

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ZD30 is the film narrative that tells the dramatic story of the special forces operation that on May 2, 2011 located and killed Osama Bin Laden in a compound on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Abbottabad, which is not far from Islamabad. It is directed by the prominent director, Kathryn Bigelow, who … [Read more...]

Imagine if you were born at an Israeli checkpoint

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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 … [Read more...]

Jews For Palestinian Right of Return

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As Jews of conscience, we call on all supporters of social justice to stand up for Palestinian Right of Return and a democratic state throughout historic Palestine -- "From the River to the Sea" -- with equal rights for all. "For Palestinians, the right to return home and the right to live in dignity and … [Read more...]

Obama’s Crocodile Tears

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Obama's Presidential Tears Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted In the early hours of December 14, 2012, a deadly shooting took place in Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. Watching at the articles reporting the event was difficult, they contained too much … [Read more...]

Impeach Abbas, Now!

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Still Weeping for Gaza Exactly five years ago I was in Gaza to see the situation for myself. That was before the murderous blitzkrieg they called Operation Cast Lead, but Israel's crimes against humanity were already piled high. When I got home memories of the visit so haunted me that I sat down and wrote … [Read more...]

In Defense of Richard Falk

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Who is Richard Falk and What Has He Done? Richard Falk is the present United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories. His job is to monitor the human rights situation in the territories, with particular reference to international law, and report back to both the U.N. General Assembly … [Read more...]

Fatah Israeli Collaborators

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by Stephen Lendman | Sabbah Report: www.sabbah.biz Call it an open secret. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, unelected Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, and like-minded Fatah officials collaborate with Israel's occupation harshness. At least since Oslo, they served Israel at the expense of their own … [Read more...]

Occupation Hell in Palestine

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by Stephen Lendman | Sabbah Report: www.sabbah.biz Forty-five years and counting. In 1977, John Pilger titled his documentary film "Palestine Is Still The Issue." It's no different today than then. In many respects, it's worse. He said his film "was about a nation of people - the Palestinians - … [Read more...]