Indigenous Peoples

The Naked Woman On Nelson Mandela Square

On Monday, a woman walked towards the giant Mandela statue at Nelson Mandela square in Sandton, Johannesburg and stripped naked until security guard came to remove her as demonstrated in the cellphone images that were captured and distributed on social media by bystanders. It is not clear who this woman is or why she did … Continue reading The Naked Woman On Nelson Mandela Square

Running For Freedom In Gaza

Running for Freedom in Gaza: Palestinians Set to Compete in San Francisco Marathon 7 young adults prepare to cross the finish line for freedom and a viable future for Gaza. Right to Movement: Facebook: Right To Movement - Ramallah حرية التنقل Photo Op: Come meet them at the Finish Line July 26, 2014 San Francisco … Continue reading Running For Freedom In Gaza

Cellphone Video Captures Gaza Civilian Reportedly Shot And Killed By Sniper

VICE news is on the ground reporting from Gaza and Israel. Watch here. A video emerged Monday that is described as showing a Palestinian man repeatedly shot and ultimately killed by a sniper while he searched for his family in the devastated neighborhood of Shujaiyeh. The man, wearing a green shirt and black pants, was … Continue reading Cellphone Video Captures Gaza Civilian Reportedly Shot And Killed By Sniper

Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Introduction by Cognitive Liberty Introduction The U.S. President pleads for restraint and peace in the Holy Land while: U.S. weapons manufacture, Lockheed-Martin, sets up shop in Southern Israel. This same U.S. President places an op-ed in Israel's oldest news paper stating the U.S. is Israel's "greatest friend." No mention is made of any form of … Continue reading Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

HARDtalk Speaks To Israeli Historian, Ilan Pappé

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.

MEKOROT: An Apartheid Adventure

Say No To Water Apartheid! Support Palestinian Water Rights Today marks the start of the first International Week Against Mekorot, Israel’s state-owned water company that is responsible for implementing "water apartheid" on Palestinians. Mekorot has been responsible for water rights violations and discrimination since the 1950s, depriving Palestinian communities from access to water. It provides … Continue reading MEKOROT: An Apartheid Adventure

The Corbett Report – Iymen Chehade Fights For Academic Freedom

Reclaim Academic Freedom: Reflections from UC Davis On Academic Freedom and Campus Militarization Podcast Interview with Iymen Chehade http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2014-03-13%20Iymen%20Chehade.mp3 Professor Iymen Chehade joins us to discuss the controversy surrounding his course on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict at Columbia College and the accusations of bias that have prompted the college to interfere with their course in contravention … Continue reading The Corbett Report – Iymen Chehade Fights For Academic Freedom

Stand Up For Academic Freedom: Why Is Paletine Taboo At Columbia College?

URGENT ACTION ITEM! According to Columbia College, they are: For creatives. By creatives. "We are a creative powerhouse, a wildly diverse collective of the world's leading artists and communicators—students and faculty who share a passion for creative work and enterprise that reflect, support and most importantly, shape the culture of our times." If this is … Continue reading Stand Up For Academic Freedom: Why Is Paletine Taboo At Columbia College?

Stop Destruction Of Palestinian Village

Take A Stand! Sign Phillip's Move-On petition To be delivered to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Daniel B. Shapiro, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Michael Ratney, Consul General, Jerusalem, Beth Jones, Ass't Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Moshe Yaalon, Israeli Defense Minister, Sen. Barbara Boxer (CA-2), Sen. Tim Kaine (VA-2), and President Barack Obama. December … Continue reading Stop Destruction Of Palestinian Village

UCSC Students Receive Fake Eviction Notices

SANTA CRUZ -- More than 400 UC Santa Cruz students received fake eviction notices Tuesday night, an attempt by a student group to raise awareness about Palestinian displacement in Israel. The UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine distributed eviction notices to dorms within Porter and Merrill colleges. "Your dormitory is scheduled for demotion at some … Continue reading UCSC Students Receive Fake Eviction Notices