Myth Vs. Fact: Breaking Down The Conflict In Gaza

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These are the top 5 myths the American media left the public with about Israel's brutal offensive of Gaza. By Mnar Muhawesh 1. MYTH: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a level playing field: Israel vs. Hamas FACT: This is the modern-day David versus Goliath. Why is the deadly Israeli assault … [Read more...]

The Liberal Zionist Dilemma

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You simply cannot adhere to the principle of universal civil and political rights and, at the same time, support a Zionist state. To do so is to involve oneself in a contradiction. The liberals are being forced to face this fact. The Liberal Ideal Liberalism, framed as a socio-political ideal, argues that … [Read more...]

Globalizing Gaza

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How Israel Undermines International Law Through "Lawfare" by Jeff Halper Operation Protective Edge was not merely a military assault on a primarily civilian population. As in its previous "operations" (Cast Lead in 2008-9 and Pillar of Defense in 2012), it was also part of an ongoing assault on … [Read more...]

Nothing will come of Israel’s quiet

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The dead died and the killers killed in Gaza only to ensure another brief interlude of quiet for Israelis. by Gideon Levy The Tel Aviv Port was bustling again this weekend. A boisterous Indian food festival took place in the farmer’s market and hordes of screaming children were riding the … [Read more...]

The Fall of Gaza’s Temple

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On August 17, 2014, an extraordinary article appeared in the front page of Yediot Ahronot, the largest paid Hebrew newspaper. It was based on a UN document called "Gaza Crisis Atlas," but the newspaper entitled it "Strong Cliff Atlas: Red-Point means Damage to House." Below the title a festival of death and … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: Israel’s Pinochet

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by Stephen Lendman Chileans old enough to remember won't ever forget September 11, 1973. A "Caravan of Death" followed Pinochet's power grab. It included mass arrests, disappearances, torture and murder. All suspected regime opponents were targeted. Victims were buried in unmarked graves. Some were … [Read more...]

MSM War on #GazaUnderAttack

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Journalists daring to criticize Israel responsibility face likely dismissal and banishment from MSM employment. by Stephen Lendman Once again, Israel waged cold, calculated premeditated aggression against near defenseless Palestinians. An Israeli Goliath mercilessly attacked a Palestinian … [Read more...]

Israel Strategy: Hunting Palestinian Children

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When children pay the price Nearly 400,000 children in Gaza display signs of trauma from Israel’s recurrent wars on the Strip, with Palestinians believing their targeting is on purpose by Ahmad Al-Sayyed in Gaza Since the war on Gaza started, hardly a day goes by without news of children killed in an … [Read more...]

Human Rights in Our Name

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Marseille July 19, 2014. (Reuters Photo)

Cameron talks of increased humanitarian efforts to help the Gaza citizens whilst supplying the arms along with America that kills and maims them. Under international law all parties involved in a conflict, must whether state or non state armed actors, respect international humanitarian law. The aim of … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to a Zionist Apologist at the BBC

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by Kieran Kelly After 10 years as a business reporter, Anthony Reuben is now the BBC News inaugural "Head of Statistics". True to the spirit of 1984 he seems to take his role as being to remind people of such numerical truths as "2 + 2 = 5 fanatical Islamist terrorist Hamas militants". In a report on what … [Read more...]

#BoycottIsrael: Now More Than Ever

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by Stephen Lendman For many decades, Israel waged genocidal war against millions of defenseless Palestinians with impunity. Accountability is long overdue. High crimes against peace were committed. Culpable Israeli officials must be punished to the full extent of the law. The global boycott, … [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...]

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...]

Nobody to negotiate with in Israel and why

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Netanyahu's "minimal set of conditions" require the Palestinians to abandon their struggle for justice and accept crumbs from Zionism's table. By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The headline over an interview Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu gave to Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg was Netanyahu: There is … [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...]

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...]