2 December, 2010 — Electronic Intifada
PALESTINIAN PROPERTY DESTROYED AS ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS GROW Report, The Electronic Intifada, 2 December 2010
Israeli bulldozers and armed soldiers implemented a swath of demolitions of Palestinian homes and structures for more than a week in multiple areas across the West Bank including East Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley.
TARGETING SILWAN’S CHILDREN By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, The Electronic Intifada, 1 December 2010
Earlier this year, “Mahmoud” came home to see a letter with his name on it, instructing him to come to the Russian Compound prison facility in Jerusalem. The 15-year-old Palestinian resident of the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem went to the prison with his father, mother and aunt. He was interrogated for seven hours.
WIKILEAKS’ HARSH LESSON ON IMPERIAL HUBRIS By Jonathan Cook, The Electronic Intifada, 30 November 2010
The new WikiLeaks disclosures provide a useful insight, captured in the very ordinariness of the diplomatic correspondence, into Washington’s own sense of the limits on its global role — an insight that was far less apparent in the previous WikiLeaks revelations on the US army’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Jonathan Cook comments.
CORPORATIONS FOUND GUILTY AT RUSSELL TRIBUNAL SECOND SESSION By Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 1 December 2010
On 22 November a jury of international experts announced their verdict that compelling evidence shows corporate complicity in Israeli violations of international law. The verdict followed two full days of presentations in London at the second international session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine from 20 to 21 November.
WIKILEAKS EXPOSES EGYPT’S DUPLICITY IN GAZA SIEGE By Cam McGrath, The Electronic Intifada, 1 December 2010
CAIRO, Egypt (IPS) – More than 250,000 classified US diplomatic cables released by online whistle-blower WikiLeaks include statements made behind closed doors that could prove embarrassing for Egypt’s government, say analysts.
BOOK REVIEW: EXCAVATING PALESTINE’S “HIDDEN HISTORIES” By Marcy Newman, The Electronic Intifada, 1 December 2010
In his new book Hidden Histories: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean, Basem Ra’ad unearths new renderings of religious, historical and cultural material and offers readers a direction for thinking about research and activism alike.
“RETURN TO SENDER” – ISRAEL BLOCKS THE MAIL TO GAZA By Rami Almeghari, The Electronic Intifada, 30 November 2010
Palestinians living under siege in the occupied Gaza Strip cannot even communicate by mail, as Israel also severely restricts or delays the delivery of post including letters and packages. Rami Almeghari reports for The Electronic Intifada.
NAHR AL-BARED RECONSTRUCTION DELAY THROWS CIVIL RIGHTS INTO SPOTLIGHT By Ray Smith, The Electronic Intifada, 30 November 2010
More than three years after Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in the north of Lebanon was destroyed, its reconstruction is finally under way. However, the process runs at a slow pace and remains only partially funded as further political obstacles appear on the horizon.
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