Black Agenda Report for 18 May 2017

16 May 2017 — Black Agenda Report

Oh No No, You’re Political, We Can’t Do That!

a Black Agenda Radio commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Some time last year, during the presidential campaign the BDS Movement held a major conference in Atlanta. I asked a friend who planned on attending anyway to approach the organizers and ask if the Georgia Green Party could buy a table at the event so we could hand out information about our party, which is the only US political party we know of that endorses the Movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction the apartheid state of Israel. Continue reading

Selected Stories: “Greater Israel” and the Occupation of Palestine

18 May 2017 — Global Research 

Gaza’s Territorial Waters: Fisherman Mohammed Baker Killed by Israeli Naval Forces

By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 18, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, 15 May 2017, Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Majed Fadel Baker succumbed to his wounds after the Israeli naval soldiers opened fire from a distance of 3 meters at the boat manned by him, his brothers and cousin in the northern Gaza Sea. This indicates a new crime committed by the Israeli forces though none of the fishermen posed any threat to the live of Israeli soldiers. Continue reading