Noam Chomsky

In UN Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

Noam Chomsky at the U.N. General Assembly As U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces plans to set up an investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent assault on the Gaza Strip, we broadcast the speech of world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky, who recently spoke in the hall of the U.N. General Assembly … Continue reading In UN Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

Chomsky: The Crass and Brutal Approach Used to Keep Gaza Mired in Misery

For those concerned with the rights of the brutalized Palestinians, there can be no higher priority than working to change U.S. policies On Aug. 26, Israel and the Palestinian Authority both accepted a cease-fire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of destruction behind. The agreement … Continue reading Chomsky: The Crass and Brutal Approach Used to Keep Gaza Mired in Misery

War And Peace Report: Noam Chomsky's Experience In Gaza

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 … Continue reading War And Peace Report: Noam Chomsky's Experience In Gaza

Impressions Of Gaza

Samson Complex Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it must be like to try to survive in the world’s largest … Continue reading Impressions Of Gaza

Noam Chomsky In Gaza; Acts To End War Crimes

Noam Chomsky was in Gaza for an international linguistic conference and was on the pier at Gaza City waiting for the arrival of the "Estelle," the latest boat to attempt to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Below, is a transcription of his words: I'd first like to express my enormous respect for the sailors … Continue reading Noam Chomsky In Gaza; Acts To End War Crimes

Israel Still Holding Gaza-Bound Passengers, Including Parliamentarians; Some Tasered

Video Disproves Israeli Government Claims on Estelle Cargo; 3 Israelis, 18 Internationals Held New York, October 21, 3pm EDT - More than 24 hours after their illegal detention in international waters at 10 AM local time Saturday, Israeli authorities are still holding 21 passengers who were on board the Estelle which was sailing to Gaza … Continue reading Israel Still Holding Gaza-Bound Passengers, Including Parliamentarians; Some Tasered

Aid Boat Set To Reach Gaza Saturday, Facing Threat From Israel: "We Are Not The Provocateurs"

Democracy Now's Live Interview with Mattias Gardell, Aboard the Estelle We speak with Mattias Gardell, who is sailing through international waters on board the Estelle, the latest boat to attempt to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza. The boat aims to reach the Gaza Strip Saturday and has been called a "provocation" by Israel’s ambassador … Continue reading Aid Boat Set To Reach Gaza Saturday, Facing Threat From Israel: "We Are Not The Provocateurs"

Those Laboratory Mice Were Children

Written by Karlos Zurutuza FALLUJAH, Iraq, Apr 13, 2012 (IPS) - At Fallujah hospital they cannot offer any statistics on children born with birth defects – there are just too many. Parents don’t want to talk. "Families bury their newborn babies after they die without telling anyone," says hospital spokesman Nadim al-Hadidi. "It’s all too … Continue reading Those Laboratory Mice Were Children