The NS Interview: Haneen Zoabi By Samira Shackle

6 August, 2010 — The New Statesman

“I was not elected to keep silent or to sit at the table and clap” – Haneen Zoabi, Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset.

What is it like being a Palestinian in Israel?

Israel did everything it could to make us forget our history: controlling education and the media, putting us in a ghetto, preventing us from having normal relations with the Arab world and visiting our families in Syria and Lebanon.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 26 August, 2010: CIA wants to cover up US war crimes in Yemen

26 August, 2010 — Information Clearing House

An Exciting New Muslim Country To Attack
By Glenn Greenwald
There is anti-Americanism and radicalism in Yemen; therefore, to solve that problem, we’re going to bomb them more with flying killer robots, because nothing helps reduce anti-American sentiments like slaughtering civilians and dropping cluster bombs from the sky.

The U.S.-Made Mess in Somalia
By Gwynne Dyer
The U.S. decision in 2006 to send Ethiopian troops into Somalia was one of the stupidest moves in a very stupid decade. This week, some of the chickens spawned by that decision came home to roost.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 25 August, 2010: Anti-Mosque Coalition's Website Owned By Neo-Conservative Islamophobe Frank Gaffney

25 August, 2010 — Information Clearing House

Wikileaks Posts Classified CIA Memo
By Al Jazeera
The whistleblower organisation Wikileaks has released a classified CIA document asking what would happen if foreign countries began to view the US as an “exporter of terrorism”.

Another U.S.-Inflicted “Ground Zero” in Pakistan
By William N. Grigg
If opinion polls are reliable at all, most Americans are too enthralled by the manufactured outrage over the so-called Ground Zero Mosque to notice that the government claiming to represent them just massacred, via remote-controlled drone, at least twenty innocent people in Pakistan.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 24 August, 2010: Home Sales Plunge, Market Follows

24 August, 2010 — Information Clearing House

Statement: Afghan Resistance
Regarding Petraeus’s Latest Remarks
By Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
It is incredible how Patraeus could claim such a sizeable victory at a stage where his soldiers in Sangin cannot abandon their bases by road out of fear and are forced to leave by helicopters at night.

There Are No Heroes In Illegal And Immoral Wars
By Robert Jensen
Until we can tell the truth about U.S. foreign policy, and how the military is used to advance that policy in illegal and immoral ways, we will remain easy marks for the politicians and their propagandists.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 26 August, 2010: Haniyya: “Direct Talks Have No Chances Of Success”

26 August, 2010 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli education ministry approves new ‘whites-only’ settlement school
IMEMC – 26 Aug 2010 – Thursday August 26, 2010 – 03:38, Several months ago, a religious school in the illegal Israeli settlement of Immanuel was criticized for segregating white Jewish students from non-white Jewish students in classes.

Bedouin Women Hold Non-Violent Demo Against Razing Of Villages
IMEMC – 26 Aug 2010 – Wednesday August 25, 2010 – 17:16, Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces. They travelled to Jerusalem from the Negev desert in southern Israel, where they live in ‘unrecognized’ villages that have been razed multiple times since Israel was created in 1948.

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