Bradley Manning Newslinks for 25 January, 2011: No link between Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, say military sources

25 January, 2011 — creative-i.info

No link between Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, say military sources
The Guardian (blog)
US investigators have been unable to find evidence directly linking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Bradley Manning, the army private suspected of …
www.guardian.co.uk/world/richard-adams-blog/2011/jan/25/bradley-manning-julian-assange-wikileaks

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 24 January, 2011: The Story Behind the Palestine Papers

24 January, 2011 — Information Clearing House

‘Palestinians Agreed To Cede Nearly All Jewish Areas of East Jerusalem’
By Barak Ravid
The biggest leak of confidential documents in the history of the conflict has revealed that Palestinian negotiators secretly agreed to accept Israel’s annexation of all but one of the neighborhoods, Har Homa, built in East Jerusalem.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article27322.htm

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Israeli soldiers ordered to ‘cleanse’ Gaza By Alex Thomson

24 January, 2011 — Channel 4 News

gaza-idf.jpgIsrael’s invasion of Gaza deliberately aimed to ‘cleanse’ Palestinian neighbourhoods, former soldiers allege, in claims that will reignite the debate over the campaign’s legality, writes Alex Thomson.

Israel’s controversial invasion of Gaza deliberately aimed to ‘cleanse’ Palestinian neighbourhoods, former soldiers have alleged, in claims that will reignite the debate over the legality of the three week military campaign two years ago.

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What is happening in the Middle East?

25 January, 2011

The Edinburgh conference this weekend is important for everyone who wants to work seriously for Palestinian freedom. Attend this conference and urge others to come. To campaign effectively, we need to understand the dramatic changes taking place across the region.

Register today via SPSC website: http://www.scottishpsc.org.uk

A weekend of discussion of the dramatic events across the Arab world and what they mean for the Palestinian struggle for freedom.

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Papers reveal how Palestinian leaders gave up fight over refugees By Ian Black and Seumas Milne

24 January, 2011 — The Guardian

Negotiators agreed just 10,000 to return
PLO agreed Israel could be a ‘Jewish state’
US suggested Palestinians live in Latin America

Palestinian refugees, who fled the besie
Palestinian refugees, who fled the besieged camp of Nahr al-Bared in north Lebanon. Photograph: Ramzi Haidar/Getty

Palestinian negotiators privately agreed that only 10, 000 refugees and their families, out of a total refugee population exceeding 5 million, could return to Israel as part of a peace settlement, leaked confidential documents reveal. PLO leaders also accepted Israel’s demand to define itself as an explicitly Jewish state, in sharp contrast to their public position.

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