Posts tagged with ‘ethnic cleansing’

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After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart

by FG

After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart Alex Newman Yet another alleged “massacre” of “civilians” by the Syrian regime was in the establishment-press headlines this week, supposedly a brutal killing spree by dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces in the village of Tremseh that left up to 250 people dead. As has become typical, […]

On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets

by FG

On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets Lillian Rosengarten Silence in the face of apartheid is unbearable. We can no longer remain silent nor turn our backs and pretend ignorance to a gruesome occupation of stolen land, the cruelest collective punishment in the open-air sewer prison where Palestinians once lived in peace. The situation has […]

Reality in Occupied Palestine

by FG

Reality in Occupied Palestine Stephen Lendman Gaza’s attacked regularly. Dozens of West Bank incursions occur weekly. Police state harshness and arrests follow. In the week ending April 5, one Palestinian was killed and dozens injured, including 18 children. They were nonviolently commemorating Land Day. Many others, including an international human rights defender, were wounded during […]

Marwan Barghouti: Prisoner of Conscience

by FG

Marwan Barghouti: Prisoner of Conscience Stephen Lendman From March 29 – May 3, 2002, during the second Intifada, Israel conducted Operation Defensive Shield. Before Cast Lead, it was its largest military operation since June 1967 when Israel occupied Palestine. On September 23, 2001, a warrant was issued for Barghouti’s arrest. On April 14, 2002, he […]

Remembering the Best and Worst of 2011

by FG

Remembering the Best and Worst of 2011 Richard Falk 3 Jan 2012 2011 was an exciting and pivotal year in many respects, although its main outcomes will remain inconclusive for years to come.  We will learn in 2012 whether we are moving closer to fulfilling our hopes, dreams, and goals or are trying to interpret […]

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence

by soraya

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 […]