VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 7 February 2014

7 February 2014 — VTJP

Peace, Love and Occupation? Tell Ben & Jerry’s to Stop its Complicity with the Israeli Occupation!


International Middle East Media Center

Child Moderately Injured By Explosive Dropped By Army Near Hebron
IMEMC – [Friday, February 07, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian child was moderately injured, when an explosive dropped by Israeli soldiers exploded near him, in Khirbit Sha’b al-Batm, in Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. …
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The accessories to war crimes are those paid to keep the record straight By John Pilger

8 February 2014 — John Pilger

The BBC’s Today programme is enjoying high ratings, and the Mail and the Telegraph are, as usual, attacking the corporation as left-wing. Last month, a single edition of Today was edited by the artist and musician P.J. Harvey. What happened was illuminating.

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Witch-hunt against Australian ABC escalates over refugee torture allegations By Mike Head

8 February 2014 — WSWS

As evidence continues to emerge indicating that the Australian navy may have assaulted refugees, deliberately causing burns, during operations to force them back to Indonesia, the government is intensifying its witch-hunt of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for reporting the accusations.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 2-8 February 2014

8 February 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

American Democracy and Barbarian Slavs

08.02.2014 | 11:31 | Dmitriy SEDOV

Whatever you may say, Slavs are barbarians! The civilized world gets evidence of the fact over and over again. That is exactly what US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said in 2012 complaining about the journalists’ behavior, «It looks like I am in a barbarian country»… O.K., forget about Russians. The civilized America is spying on the whole world, but does it in a worthy manner – not a word is made public. Everything is up to par, no need for any explanations. The Ukrainian security service has done it in quite a different way. They managed to bug the phone call and listen to the conversation between Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland and US Ambassador to Kiev Geoffrey R. Pyatt, and then the phone call was posted on YouTube. Is it the way things are done in civilized countries?.. Continue reading