Black Agenda Report for August 6, 2014: CBC & Apartheid Israel, Irreversible Climate Change, Ted Wafer Trial

6 August 2014 — Black Agenda Report

Time For The CBC and our Black Political Class Denounce Apartheid and Ethnocracy in Israel-Palestine 

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

The contradiction between the supposed origin of our black political class out of the struggle against Jim Crow and its collaboration with Israeli apartheid can’t be resolved. We can only save the good name of our own people by calling out the black US collaborators with apartheid, holding them up to derision and ridicule, by sustaining a storm of disapproval and opprobrium until they and the ethnocratic regime in Israel are no more. Continue reading this...

Israeli army summarily executed fleeing civilians in southern Gaza

6 August 2014 — The Electronic Intifada

Even before a short-lived ceasefire allowed journalists to enter the besieged southern Gaza Strip town of Khuzaa on 1 August, desperate reports of an Israeli massacre — including execution-style shootings — had emerged from survivors who had escaped to nearby Khan Younis.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 5 August 2014: “Only then, when the soldiers knew for certain that they had put an end to this ambulance’s mission, did the shelling stop.”

5 August 2014 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

38 Palestinians Kidnapped in Jerusalem and West Bank
IMEMC – Settlers attack Palestinian worker in Jerusalem At least 38 Palestinians across the West Bank and Jerusalem have been abducted by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, while several others were summoned for interrogation, according to reports by local and security sources. … Continue reading this...

Crimes against Humanity. Israel’s “Own Words”: “We Must Expel Arabs…We Struck Civilians Because They Deserved It” By Steve Chovanec

5 August 2014 – Global Research

“We must expel Arabs and take their place.”– David Ben-Gurion, October 5 1937, Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Winter 2012), University of California Press, pp. 245-250.* Continue reading this...

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Evidence Is Now Conclusive: Two Ukrainian Government Fighter-Jets Shot Down Malaysian Airlines MH17. It was Not a ‘Buk’ Surface to Air Missile By Eric Zuesse

4 August 2014 – Global Research

We’ll go considerably farther than has yet been revealed by the professional intelligence community, to provide the actual evidence that conclusively shows that (and how) the Ukrainian Government shot down the Malaysian airliner, MH-17, on July 17th.

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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers on Club 625: 1965

1 March 2014 — Youtube

WBLAKA24At last, the full half-hour show of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers on Club 625 in London in 1965 is available for viewing. What made this edition of the Jazz Messengers so special is that it featured tenor saxophonist John Gilmore, during his one year away from Sun Ra’s Solar Arkestra. It was anchored by returning genius Lee Morgan and introduced pianist John Hicks and bassist Victor Sproles. – Michael Cuscuna

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PCHR_e 5 August 2014: On the 28th Day of the Israeli Offensive: Israeli Forces Redeploy in Invaded Areas in the Gaza Strip; Complete Neighborhoods Destroyed; 11 Palestinian Civilians, Including 5 Children, Killed by Israeli Bombardment of UNRWA Shelter in Rafah

5 August 2014 — Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Press Releases

Ref: 117/2014

Date: 04 August 2014

Time: 07:00 GMT

 

On the 28th Day of the Israeli Offensive:

Israeli Forces Redeploy in Invaded Areas in the Gaza Strip;

Complete Neighborhoods Destroyed;

11 Palestinian Civilians, Including 5 Children, Killed by Israeli Bombardment of UNRWA Shelter in Rafah;

More Bodies of Victims Recovered from Debris of Homes;

Electricity off for 6th Consecutive Day in Gaza City;

Warnings of Diseases Due to Lack of Electricity and Water Supplies and Spread of Garbage in Streets

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Israel’s Military Strategy:”Obliterate Them Completely”. Overwhelming Evidence of Genocide, Precise Data on Death and Destruction in Gaza By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

5 August 2014 – Global Research

Genocide directed against Palestinians has become a “New Normal” according to the Times of Israel.

Under certain circumstances –according to the Times of Israel article–“Genocide is Permissible” because it is directed against Palestinians who are “terrorists” and who should be “obliterated”.

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Clash Of Civilizations By Gilad Atzmon

4 August 2014 — Gilad Atzmon

The Israeli army confirmed today that up to 130 Palestinian civilians were slaughtered in Rafah last Friday following the triggering of the Hannibal protocol – an IDF directive that is designed to thwart the capture of Israeli combatants. Israel unleashed its full firepower and flattened an entire neighbourhood using tanks, artillery and gunships murdering130 Palestinians just to make sure that one Israeli soldier, Lt. Hadar Goldin didn’t fall into Hamas’ hands alive.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 26 July – 2 August 2014

2 August 2014 – Strategic Culture Foundation

Russia’s UN Initiative – Chance for Peace as NATO Mulls Stockpiling in Eastern Europe

02.08.2014 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

NATO’s top Europe commander believes the alliance should preposition weapons, ammunition and all kinds of supplies in Poland to support the deployment of a large force in case of hostilities with Russia… The stockpiling of supplies is just a step short of a permanent massive deployment of foreign NATO troops in Poland… The US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey said that among other actions, the U.S. military is dusting off decades-old plans, just in case… According to him, Russia’s actions in Ukraine signaled a significant «change in the relationship of the U.S. and Russia,» but America’s first response should be to look at NATO and the role it played against the Soviet Union a half century ago… Continue reading this...

On the Times of Israel article “When Genocide is Permissible”

2 August 2014 — New Power

[Sometimes the imperialists let a little too much truth slip --NP]

On the Times of Israel article “When Genocide is Permissible”

(Vox full text of deleted article)

The English-language Israeli publication Times of Israel today published, and then quickly deleted, a blog post by the writer Yochanan Gordon with the extremely inflammatory headline “When Genocide is Permissible.” The post does not explicitly endorse the genocide of Palestinians, but it asks if doing so would be morally justified after building up the case it would be and presenting only evidence in the affirmative.

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“Support MH17 Truth”: OSCE Monitors Identify “Shrapnel and Machine Gun-Like Holes” indicating Shelling. No Evidence of a Missile Attack. Shot Down by a Military Aircraft? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

31 July 2014 – Global Research

According to the report of German pilot and airlines expert Peter Haisenko, the MH17 Boeing 777 was not brought down by a missile. Continue reading this...

Category: Ukraine