Israeli Settlers Threaten Sheikh Jarrah

By Stephen Lendman * | Sabbah Report | Israeli settlements are illegal under international law, including Fourth Geneva's Article 49 stating: "Individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory to the territory of the Occupying Power … [Read more...]

Jerusalem or Gaza – where is it worse to be Palestinian?

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Is it the isolation and insulation that Israel has imposed on Gaza, or the cynicism with which the decision makers continue to turn the population of East Jerusalem into welfare clients and slum dwellers, and then pride themselves of the national insurance payments they grant them? By Amira Hass* | Sabbah … [Read more...]

Israeli Zionists Shout ‘Hitler Was Right!’

On Friday 25-12-09, about 250 demonstrators (Israeli peace activists) were walking and drumming down Hanevi'im st. in Jerusalem, as part of a weekly non-violent demonstration against the occupation of Palestinian houses by Israeli settlers in the Palestinian Neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah (in East Jerusalem). … [Read more...]

Danger: Popular struggle

By Amira Hass* | Sabbah Report | There is an internal document that has not been leaked, or perhaps has not even been written, but all the forces are acting according to its inspiration: the Shin Bet, Israel Defense Forces, Border Police, police, and civil and military judges. They have … [Read more...]

Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem a real threat to peace

The Colonization of Jerusalem's Old City

By Yudith Oppenheimer* | Sabbah Report | JERUSALEM - In the last few weeks, six more Palestinian families received notices that they are to be evicted from their homes in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. And once again we can expect to witness scenes that have by now become … [Read more...]

Ottoman Archives Show Land Deeds Forged

Sheikh Jarrah

By Jonathan Cook * | Sabbah Report | A legal battle being waged by Palestinian families to stop the takeover of their neighbourhood in East Jerusalem by Jewish settlers has received a major fillip from the recent souring of relations between Israel and Turkey. After the Israeli army's … [Read more...]