Israeli Teens Gripped by Virulent Racism

Israeli Teens Gripped by Virulent Racism

A peek into tomorrow's Israel... “For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. “I am tremendously racist. I come from a racist home. If I get the chance in the army to shoot one … [Read more...]

Fascism Grips Israel

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Creeping fascism threatens Jews and non-Jews alike. So does the scourge of Zionism. It made Israel a killing machine. Palestinians bear the brunt of its barbarism. by Stephen Lendman Zeev Sternhell is an Israeli historian, political scientist and outspoken critic of emerging Israeli fascism. Signs … [Read more...]

Israel Murders Journalists

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by Stephen Lendman Israel threatens press freedom. Repressive Knesset legislation targets speech, assembly, association, and the right to dissent. So does Kafkaesque justice. Military censorship bans, buries or sanitizes information about its crimes of war and against humanity it wants suppressed. It … [Read more...]

Ridding Britain of Israel’s stooges

Ridding Britain of Israel’s stooges

Free Palestine? First we must free ourselves from the Enemy Within Western leaders “nobble” the International Criminal Court By Stuart Littlewood Was anyone surprised to hear that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is under pressure not to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza? The British … [Read more...]

Stories from Gaza

Said Al-Raee and Wafa Kafarna work for NRC in Gaza. Photo: NRC

Several of Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) Palestinian employees in Gaza are affected by the war. Some have become displaced themselves. Read the Said and Wafa’s stories here. Said Al-Raee, NRC Monitoring and Evaluation Officer: I have been working for humanitarian organizations in different countries … [Read more...]

The grand failure of Israeli hasbara

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Israeli attempts to shape the narrative of the Gaza war have failed in the face of global solidarity with Palestinians. By Jamil Khader The genocidal war that the apartheid Israeli state has waged on the Gaza Strip has generated an unprecedented wave of international public condemnation and international … [Read more...]

Richard Falk: The US as Israel’s servant

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by Richard Falk and Akbar Ganji In Part I of this article we described the reasons as to why Israel has become an outlaw state and discuss US support for Israel and its consequences. The US as Israel's servant The United States has supported Israel without reservations since its founding in 1948. … [Read more...]

Racist Societies: Israel and the U.S.

Palestinians hug each other after seeing their homes destroyed, during a 12-hour cease-fire in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

The Pain of Marginalization By Robert Fantina One wonders how the racism that is so much a part of U.S. and Israeli society towards the Palestinians can have such strength. Racism against African-Americans in both countries is strong (witness the frequent shootings of black youths by whites in the … [Read more...]

Pro-Israeli Security Council Gaza Resolution

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Long denied justice is nowhere in sight. The US/German/British/ French resolution assures keeping things this way. by Stephen Lendman On August 21, Washington joined Germany, Britain and France. They presented a largely one-sided Security Council resolution to end over six weeks of conflict. It's … [Read more...]

Western Leaders Support Israeli Genocide

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By Stephen Lendman Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below. Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine. It has nothing to do with Hamas rocket … [Read more...]

LET GAZA LIVE: A Fundraiser for Gaza

LET GAZA LIVE: A Fundraiser for Gaza

Time: 6:00 PM Date: Sunday August 24th, 2014 Location: Bonsor Community Centre, Burnaby, BC (Right next to the metrotown skytrain station) Address: 6550 Bonsor, Burnaby, BC V5H 3G4 Facebook Event http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km9zW0MR_zc&feature=youtu.be This event is organized by a group called … [Read more...]

Gaza severely short of water for drinking and bathing

Palestinian children collect water during a five days truce in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, August 14, 2014. Photo by Reuters

A major consequence of the water shortage, caused by Israeli strikes, is the outbreak of skin disease and other infections. Almost all the Gaza Strip’s 1.8 million residents are suffering from a severe lack of water for drinking and washing, since Israeli bombs seriously damaged the Strip’s water, … [Read more...]

Israel’s Genocidal War Continues; BDS Continues

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We're all Palestinians. They deserve universal support to stop Israel from annihilating them altogether. by Stephen Lendman On Tuesday, peace talks collapsed. Israel sabotaged them. It refused to negotiate in good faith. It's longstanding Israeli practice. Straightaway fighting resumed. Hamas … [Read more...]

Questions to Ask Your Pro-Israeli Friends

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Ask your pro-Israel friend questions requiring thought instead of quoting "facts" might result in a more productive dialog. By Paul Kinzelman Lately it seems that the Gaza Conflict is on everybody's mind, quite understandably, but there is precious little productive dialog between the two sides. I … [Read more...]

ATTENTION: Free Palestine billboard removed from Melbourne

Free Palestine billboard removed

Editor's note:  It seems that even the images and words of two of the world's greatest statesmen in support of a free Palestine couldn't stop our banner from being removed.  Barely up for 48 hours, Australians for Palestine was told that due to "unprecedented complaints" the decision was taken to remove the … [Read more...]