Palestinian’s Unity Agreement Evokes Israeli-U.S. Threats

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

You want your school lunch money? You want your backpack? Then play by our rules, kid, or go home. By James M. Wall - Sabbah Report § We all remember the schoolyard bully, the girl or boy who set the rules and forced the rest of us to play by those rules, enforced by threats of the loss of backpacks and lunch money. In the past few years I have found it impossible to … [Read more...]

Palestinians: Like sheep to the slaughter, like sheep to the occupation

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council in the West Bank on April 25, 2014. Photo by AFP

There is no comparing the Holocaust and the occupation, but the act of resistance is equally legitimate and just in both cases. By Gideon Levy - Sabbah Report § I will never forget the fierce arguments in the schoolyard. I was young then, a loud proponent of the "How did they go like sheep to slaughter?" school. We were ashamed of them. Ashamed that they didn't … [Read more...]

Peace process: PLO ignores interview request

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

Questions activists want answered are posted here By Stuart Littlewood - Sabbah Report § The futile exercise reviving peace talks between Mahmoud Abbas’s half-baked puppet administration and the Israelis has come to a much-predicted end. It collapsed after Israel reneged on an agreement to release Palestinian prisoners, having achieved absolutely nothing. It should have … [Read more...]

Marwan Barghouti on Sham Peace Talks and Abbas

Marwan Barghouti

By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § In May 2004, he was lawlessly convicted of three attacks killing five people. A three-judge panel admitted he had no involvement. It didn't matter. Weeks later, he got five life sentences plus 40 years imprisonment. He's a prisoner of conscience. He calls himself "a political leader, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, … [Read more...]