A taste of Israeli apartheid, courtesy of Waitrose

25 February 2015 — PSC

‘Taste of Israel’ is a glossy, colour 32-page booklet which is being offered to shoppers at the supermarket chain, Waitrose, this month.

The booklet passes off Palestinian/Arab dishes and ingredients such as za’atar, tahini and falafel as Israeli. And it contains tourist features on towns within Israel which, while mentioning their Ottoman past, ignore their Palestinian heritage and the ethnic cleansing of their Palestinian inhabitants during the creation of Israel.

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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...

‘Leaked RAND Corp. document is classical warfare coming from the CIA’

7 July 2014 — RT

RT: The leaked RAND Corporation document apparently outlines an advisable course of action if the Ukraine peace plan fails. However, this plan has nothing similar with any peaceful solution. Does it make sense?

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‘US too embarrassed to advocate war crimes to Ukraine, subcontracts job to RAND’

7 July 2014 — RT

RAND Corp. is hired by Washington insiders to play games for them, indicating that despite all the money spent on national security and intelligence the US government is not up to the task, Chronicles magazine’s Srdja Trifkovich told RT. Continue reading this...

Ukrainian President uses RAND corporation plan in eastern Ukraine

4 July 2014 — Above Top Secret

Confidential document on Ukraine by the RAND Corporation leaked. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko follows the action plan proposed by RAND analysts.

Ukrainian President uses RAND corporation plan in eastern Ukraine

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‘Colonialism, apartheid and ethnic cleansing’: UN rapporteur on Palestine blasts Israel

22 March 2014 — RT

The UN Special Rapporteur on occupied Palestine accused Israeli authorities of conducting colonialist policies that constitute forms of apartheid and ethnic cleansing in the occupied territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Ariel Sharon, Another War Crime Surfaces: Expulsion and Massacre of the Bedouins By Jonathan Cook

14 February 2014 — Haaretz

Forty-two years late, another Israeli war crime emerges from the shadows. In this case, dozens, and more probably hundreds, of Israeli soldiers kept a decades-long vow of secrecy. One of them is Shlomo Gazit, today a respected (in Israel, at least) academic at Tel Aviv University.

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Email your leader, tell him to protest the cruel removal of Palestinians from their lands in Hebron Hills By David Shulman

22 January 2014 — Mondoweiss

David Shulman is a leading writer in Israel and the U.S. who posted this report from a wrenching day of activism in the Hebron Hills at the Ta’ayush website. There it was titled, “Umm al-Ara’is, Khushiyya and Twaneh.” We publish it in full because of Shulman’s desire that western readers alert politicians to the atrocities he describes. –Ed. Continue reading this...

Bedouin Expulsion Law is Well and Drinking Tea By Roi Tov

21 December 2013 — Dissident Voice 

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee. — Genesis 3:18

Hot tea hit the eyes of Palestinian Member of the Knesset Ahmad Tibi on December 19, 2013. The violent act was perpetrated by Tziyon Vaknin, a Jewish man who opposed the protest against the Bedouins1 Expulsion Prawer Law that was taking place in Beer Sheva.

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Palestine: Lessons in desert blooming By Jimmy Johnson

20 December 2013 — Mondoweiss

“This life as a simple citizen and laborer has its benefits not only for the person himself but perhaps also for his country. After all, there is room for only one Prime Minister, but for those who make the desert bloom there is room for hundreds, thousands and even millions” – David Ben Gurion, 1954

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Israeli government kills plan to uproot Bedouin By Alex Kane

12 December 2013 — Mondoweiss

The “Day of Rage” protests held last month by Bedouin Arabs and their allies to protest the Prawer Plan were met with defiant rhetoric from Israeli officials.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to move forward with the Israeli government’s initiative to demolish Bedouin villages, uproot their inhabitants and build Jewish towns on top of them. Continue reading this...

Shared values: Likud member says Prawer Plan akin to what ‘Americans did to the Indians’ By Alex Kane

11 December 2013 — Mondoweiss

The U.S. and Israeli governments love to hype how both countries share the same “values.” AIPAC has a whole webpage dedicated to the “progressive values [Israel] shares with America.” Continue reading this...

Infographic-Shrinking Palestine: 20 Years of talks Keep Palestinians occupied — with settlers and checkpoints

5 December 2013 — Mondoweiss – 

Twenty years ago, the PLO Central Council approved the Oslo Accord with the Israeli government. Israeli-Palestinian talks were slated to conclude within 5 years, yet two decades on Israel’s occupation continues, and the situation on the ground has only moved backwards for Palestinians.

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Not just the Prawer Plan: Villages across the West Bank face ‘unrelenting assault’ from Israeli military

30 November 2013 — Mondoweiss 

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Restriction of movement. A long list of crimes being committed by the state of Israel against the people of Palestine.

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