VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 16 May 2014: ’Israel can’t erase the Nakba from history’

16 May 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Haniyah Expresses Solidarity With Turkey
IMEMC – Palestinian Prime Minister Haniyah called all Palestinians in the West Bank, Jerusalem, Gaza and Pre-1948 Palestine, Thursday, to unify in prayer for the souls of some 230 Turkish miners who were killed in a disastrous explosion, last Tuesday. …
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Kiev Snipers: Mystery Solved By Henry Kamens

17 May 2014 — New Eastern Outlook

Despite all the reporting on Ukraine, there is one aspect of the war which, perhaps not surprisingly, has not made it to most media outlets. The democratic West has largely ignored the revelation made by the Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet, in an intercepted phone discussion with  EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton, that “that there is growing evidence that the snipers were under the control of the new Kiev authorities, and that the same snipers were shooting BOTH police and protesters! http://rt.com/news/ashton-maidan-snipers-estonia-946/

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 10-17 May 2014: Ukraine / Venezuela / Syria / Banking / Russia-Iran

17 May 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The OSCE in Ukraine: How to Make a European Country into a New Afghanistan

17.05.2014 | 00:01 | Andrey ARESHEV

Officials from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, who modestly remained silent during the coup d’état in Ukraine and have not said a word about the tragedies in Odessa and Mariupol, have begun to raise a storm of activity around the «road map» for Ukraine. Some provisions of this document (it has not been presented to the general public, which, according to Sergei Lavrov, is the fault of Kiev and Washington) were discussed during negotiations between Swiss president and chairman of the OSCE Didier Burkhalter and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on May 7. However, on May 11 in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine referendums were held which confirmed the choice of the people in favor of the state sovereignty of the new republics which have arisen there. A fundamentally new political situation has taken shape… Continue reading