BDS lays the basis for a true peace process

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No peace without the "presence of justice." BDS, embodies this self-evident principle. By David Letwin - Sabbah Report § The recent collapse of the "Kerry Plan" to revive the two-state solution has once again exposed the peace process as a cynical travesty devoid of justice. Recycled in various … [Read more...]

International kowtowing to Israel must end now

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The Americans and Europeans have tried being the voice of reason and failed. Now they must speak to Israel in the language it understands best (hint: it's not Hebrew.) By Gideon Levy - Sabbah Report § If there is a world, let it appear immediately. For now, there's the sense of an ending of the … [Read more...]

The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

The Prawer plan, special West Bank edition

Quietly, without demonstrations or consulting the stakeholders, the Civil Administration is cooking up a plan to relocate West Bank Bedouin into crowded new townships. By Amira Hass - Sabbah Report § What does this remind you of? Thousands of people are forced, at gunpoint, to leave their homes. … [Read more...]

It’s either Israel or the occupation

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Occupation of the Palestinians has become, among other things, like therapy for the trauma of Europe. By Oudeh Basharat - Sabbah Report § For the occupation’s 47th birthday, which unfortunately came last week, there is no song more appropriate than Farid al-Atrash’s sad tune: “My birthday is upon … [Read more...]

Israel’s Apologists: Jon Faine is at it Again

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By Anthony Lawson - Sabbah Report § Jon Faine, of Radio 774 ABC Melbourne, interviews and insults former Australia Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser, in the process attempting to defend the indefensible, Israel. In his book, Dangerous Allies, Mr Fraser's suggests that it is time for Australia to … [Read more...]

Area C

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Israel exercises total control over Area C, which forms 61 percent of the land of the West Bank. Under the Oslo Accords (the 1993 interim agreement between Israel and the PLO), the West Bank was divided into three Areas, A, B and C, which were put under different jurisdictions. Within these parcels … [Read more...]

Israel’s First US Espionage and Smuggling Network

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Newly declassified Navy intelligence reports foreshadowed future By Grant Smith - Sabbah Report § Newly declassified postwar Naval Intelligence files shine new light on a little-known chapter of U.S.-Israel relations. Massive supplies of American WWII military surplus under liquidation by the War … [Read more...]

Why boycotting Israel is important and necessary

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“DePaul students don’t want their tuition dollars invested in weapons manufacturers who supply the Israeli government, army and prison services” By Stuart Littlewood - Sabbah Report § Nothing, it seems, is too ridiculous for Nick Clegg, UK Deputy Prime Minister, to contemplate. See him in this painful … [Read more...]

Do You Hate Us; the Jews?

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26% of those polled – about 1.09 billion persons; one in every four – are reported to be “deeply inflicted” with “anti-Semitic” attitudes. By Dr. Elias Akleh - Sabbah Report § Do you hate us; the Jews? This was an implied question that was asked to some 53,100 adults in 102 countries in 96 different … [Read more...]

Israel Declares War On Palestinian Banks

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It would no longer allow Palestinian banks to transport their surplus Israeli currency to the Israeli Central Bank. In effect, Israel is declaring war on the Palestinian economy. By Sam Bahour - Sabbah Report § Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, … [Read more...]

Terrorizing Palestinian Children

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Since 2,000, over 9,000 Palestinian children under age 18 were detained, brutally interrogated and prosecuted in Israeli military courts. By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § It's longstanding Israeli practice. They're treated like adults. Each year, about 700 are lawlessly arrested. They're … [Read more...]

Lost cities of Palestine Pre-1948 Nakba [Video]

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An extraordinary insight into Palestinian life in the city before 1948, revealing the loss of a culture and lifestyle. By Haitham Sabbah - Sabbah Report § Rarely seen archival footage accompanies memories and accounts of forgotten Palestinian cities and the catastrophic effect the creation of … [Read more...]

Israelis slowly wake up to the Nakba

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As Israelis are faced with the realities of 1948, there is likely to be an ideological entrenchment. By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § LUBYA, Israel - Palestinians are due to stage marches in both the occupied territories and Israel Thursday to commemorate the loss of their homeland 66 years ago – … [Read more...]

Wow! An Israeli government minister speaks the truth!

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Israel in is on its way to becoming a state ruled by neo-fascists. By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § Who was it? Justice Minister and chief negotiator (with the Palestinians) Tzipi Livni. What did she say? On 9 May she said on Army Radio that Israeli settlements were to blame for the failure of … [Read more...]

Ongoing Nakba Story

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Israel was born of terror, war and revolution and its creation required a measure of fanaticism and cruelty By Thomas Are - Sabbah Report § May 15, 1948 is a day to remember. To the Jew, it is a day to celebrate the Declaration of the establishment of the State of Israel. To the Arab, it is a day to … [Read more...]

Why do Israeli soldiers bully Palestinians?

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The violent behavior of the Israeli soldier videotaped aiming his rifle at a Palestinian teen, setting off a storm in the media, especially the social media — was not exceptional. By Amira Hass - Sabbah Report § Why did his commanders send a soldier with a record of violence to bully Palestinians in … [Read more...]