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For more half a century, Israel has gotten away with breaking every international law and covenant in its treatment of Palestinians. “The material basis of the Israeli colonial project is dependent on the continued expansion and expropriation of Palestinian land and the subordination of Palestinian people.” “The latest assault on the Palestinian people is a…more »
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Cognitive Liberty recommends reading The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé for a more in-depth understanding of how the policies put in place and practice, to establish and maintain the state of Israel, have ethnically cleansed Palestine and Israel of indigenous Palestinians. Please help spread the word.
MORE than 160 Palestinians and 5 Israelis are dead, and as the smoke clears over Gaza , the Israelis will not be more secure and Palestinians hopes for self-determination remain dashed. It is time for a significant re-evaluation of the American policies that have contributed to this morass. The failure of Americas approach toward the…more »
AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report, as we wrap up today with Noam Chomsky. Nermeen? NERMEEN SHAIKH: Israel and Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed to a tacit truce following days of violence in the Gaza Strip. At least seven Palestinians, including four civilians, have been killed in Israeli…more »
Dear Fellow Human Beings, On Tuesday night, the student government of the University of California, Irvine passed historic legislation demanding divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation and apartheid practices in Palestine. Those practices include the development and maintenance of Israeli settlements, checkpoints, home demolitions, and the apartheid wall (links to legislation and press…more »
Written by Carol Murry Al Ain Under Curfew The book, Tale from Under Curfew, was written during a writing workshop for the children of Al Ain refugee camp in the city of Nablus in occupied Palestine. They were born in Al Ain after their families were thrown off their ancestral lands that the children have…more »
Home Demolition in Haris, Palestine Written by Carol Murry We were called this morning by our friend who was disabled by a deliberate IDF shot in the back. The IDF were in our neighboring community, his home Haris, to carry out demolition orders on 3 homes. Five of us crammed in a taxi, but had…more »
Brief Lives, Violently Extinguished New York Times Critics’ Choice A brutally uncompromising blast of outrage, Vibeke Lokkeberg’s “Tears of Gaza” is less a documentary than a collage of suffering. Dropping us smack in the middle of the Israeli attacks on Gaza in the winter of 2008-9, the film tramples politics beneath the raw weight of…more »
Different Perspectives On September 23, 2011, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, took the podium at the UN General Assembly in New York City after submitting Palestine’s application for full membership in the UN. During the impassioned speech he affirmed that “The goal of the Palestinian people is the realization of their inalienable national…more »