Posts by soraya

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Systematic West Bank Settler Violence

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Systematic West Bank Settler Violence  Stephen Lendman B’Tselem’s been on the story for years.  Settler violence is longstanding, troubling, and largely without accountability. Since September 2000 alone (the beginning of the second Intifada), the toll includes 50 Palestinians killed.  Since December 1987  (the first Intifada’s onset),  it’s 115, besides many more injured, including children. With few exceptions, settlers initiate […]

Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction

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Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction LONDON – Former British Labour MP and Cabinet Minister Tony Benn reiterated his support for Universal Jurisdiction, a principle in international law which allows the prosecution of suspected war criminals in courts outside their country of origin or residence, during an exclusive interview with Facilitate Global (FG), branding the concept […]

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead

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Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead Stephen Lendman December 27 marks the third anniversary of Israel’s lawless war on Gaza. Without provocation, three weeks of terror bombing and invasion devastated the Strip. Missiles, bombs, shells, and illegal weapons were used against defenseless people. Mass slaughter and destruction followed. Brazen crimes of war and against humanity were committed. […]

O Captain My Captain

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America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’ A military conquest Clive Hambidge “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry round like drugged roaches in a bottle.” (Rafeal […]

From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance: A Check on Israel?

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 From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance:  A Check on Israel? Dr Rachael Rudolph Instruments of warfare have evolved.  Gone are the days of battle-axes, machetes, swords, and men charging in strategic formation or lying in trenches awaiting their foe.  Instead, guns, bombs, chemical and biological agents, unmanned aircraft and assault vehicles are used as instruments […]

British Education – dumbing down or smartening up?

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British Education – dumbing down or smartening up? John Parsons Growing up in the post war period; educational expectations were limited for the majority of people. The most coveted education was to obtain one of the very few Grammar School places by taking the 11+ exam. Future social mobility was almost guaranteed if you gained […]