Posts tagged with ‘West Bank’

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The Mystery of Arafat’s Death

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The Mystery of Arafat’s Death Ray McGovern Exclusive: In 2004, when Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat suddenly fell ill and died, suspicions swirled that he might have been poisoned, but no autopsy was performed. Now, nearly eight years later, his death is getting new scrutiny, though ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern doubts a complete answer will ever […]

One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed

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One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed Adam Horowitz As the possibility of a two-state solution fades into the horizon (cue the flatline), the discussion of alternatives continues to expand. Building off last month’s One State conference at Harvard, NPR‘s Morning Edition featured a story today on the growing support for […]

‘I’ve Been Duped’

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‘I’ve Been Duped’ Reflections on Israel and Palestine Rick Steeves April 09, 2012 “Huffington Post” – – Do you know the frustration you feel when you believed in something strongly and then you realize that the information that made you believe was from a source with an agenda to deceive? I just watched a powerful […]

Reality in Occupied Palestine

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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 […]

Technologies of control: The Case of Hewlett Packard (HP)

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Technologies of control: The Case of Hewlett Packard (HP) A report about the direct Involvement of Hewlett Packard (HP) in the occupation. HP is used as a case study to discuss the role of the international and local corporations in Israel’s mechanisms of surveillance and control over the occupied Palestinian territories. he Israeli occupation of the […]

Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2)

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Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2) The principles of imperial domination have undergone little change, but the capacity to implement them has markedly declined. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. The following article is part 2 of Noam Chomsky’s series on […]

UN Expert Concludes: Israel Implements a strategy of Judaization

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UN Expert Concludes: Israel Implements a strategy of Judaization ICAHD Prof. Raquel Rolnik, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, has concluded this morning (Sunday, February 12th 2012) of a two week visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Speaking in Jerusalem this afternoon Prof. Rolink said: “From the Galilee and the […]

Israeli army harasses press crew, beats a B’Tselem female volunteer, and lies to foreign media

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Israeli army harasses press crew, beats a B’Tselem female volunteer, and lies to foreign media Jalal Abukhater Yesterday was another violent Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh as the weekly protests against settlement expansion continues. As always, the demonstration was met with tear gas, disgusting skunk chemicals and rubber-coated metal bullets. Disregarding cases of […]

OPT: Boosting protection and tackling food insecurity

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OPT: Boosting protection and tackling food insecurity IRIN The humanitarian community’s 2012-2013 Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has a narrower scope than in previous years, focusing on two strategic objectives: improving the protective environment, including access to essential services like health care and education, and tackling food insecurity especially in […]

Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land

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Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land Jewish National Fund’s practice of selling and leasing land exclusively to Jewish owners is met with growing opposition Precis The Jewish National Fund (JNF), that ownes 13% of Israeli lands forbids the sale or lease of its lands to any but Jewish owners. Many are now joining a global […]

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just

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Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just David Zlutnick Rachel Havrelock is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and its historical interpretation. She is an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the author of three books and the writer/director of the play “From Tel […]

United States Department of State Office of Inspector General Report of Audit

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United States Department of State Office of Inspector General Report of Audit Documents In March of 1992 US State Department inspector general Sherman Funk issued a classified report about illegal Israeli transfers of US military technology.  The report finds Israel “is systematically violating U.S. arms control laws.”  The “Blue Lantern” system used in-country checks conducted […]

Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker

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Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker By Agencies The speaker of the defunct Palestinian parliament, a member of Hamas who was previously detained in connection with the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, has been arrested. Abdel Aziz Dweik was arrested on Thursday at a checkpoint near Ramallah, in the West Bank, Hamas said. The Israeli military confirmed […]