10 June 2011 — The Israeli Occupation Archive
- Secret cables show Israel’s battle plan over Palestinian UN bid
- East Jerusalem: Sharing our house with settlers
- Francis A. Boyle: Could Obama veto Palestine’s application to the United Nations?
- B’Tselem Jordan Valley report: Dispossession and Exploitation
- Palestinians in America: an intelligent socialist’s guide to Tony Kushner, with a key to the UN Declaration of Human Rights
Secret cables show Israel’s battle plan over Palestinian UN bid
Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General: “The goal we have set is to have the maximum number of countries oppose the process of having the UN recognize a Palestinian state… The Palestinian effort must be referred to as a process that erodes the legitimacy of the State of Israel.”
IOA Editor: Sixty three years after the Nakba, and 44 years since the 1967 occupation, Israeli propaganda remains the same, as does the reality of occupation and ethnic cleansing.
East Jerusalem: Sharing our house with settlers
Muna and Muhammed are 12-year-old twins living in Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem. Settlers have taken over the front of their home, but the family continue to live in the rest of the house.
Francis A. Boyle: Could Obama veto Palestine’s application to the United Nations?
The votes are there already in the U.N. General Assembly to admit Palestine pursuant to the terms of its Uniting for Peace Resolution (1950). It is the U.N. General Assembly that admits a Member State, not the Security Council. Obama’s veto at the Security Council can be circumvented by the General Assembly acting under the Uniting for Peace Resolution to admit Palestine as a U.N Member State in September.
B’Tselem Jordan Valley report: Dispossession and Exploitation
Israel exploits the natural resources in the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea more than in the rest of the West Bank and prevents Palestinians from using most of the area’s land and water resources.
Palestinians in America: an intelligent socialist’s guide to Tony Kushner, with a key to the UN Declaration of Human Rights
Scene: an elevator, downstage right. Stuck inside are ROY Cohn and Ethel Rosenberg, characters in Tony Kushner’s landmark play, Angels in America. McCarthyite lawyer, Roy prosecuted Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were accused of spying for the USSR and executed in 1953. Ethel now paces impatiently, pushing elevator buttons. Above the stage, captions from recent New York Times headlines wink on and off didactically.
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