Nuclear terrorist, Genocidally Racist and International Law-violating Apartheid Israel among World Leaders for Killing Kids

Thursday, 16 June 2022 — Dissident Voice

Apartheid Israel in its illegal, war criminal and 55-year occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territory is among world leaders in “children killed per year per million of total territory population” with a value of  25.8 as compared to 75.7 (Honduras), 53.6 (Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo), 7.6 (the World), and 2.6 (Kashmir, India).

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Israel calls the Nakba a lie. So why do its leaders threaten a second one?

Tuesday, 14 June 2022 — Jonathan Cook

Ex-government minister’s recent warning to Palestinian flag-wavers of another forced expulsion exposes the lie at the heart of Israel’s founding

Middle East Eye – 14 June 2022

Here is a puzzle. What did Israel Katz, an Israeli legislator and until recently a senior government minister, mean when he threatened Palestinian students last month with another “Nakba” if they continued to wave the Palestinian flag? He urged them to “remember 1948” and speak to their “grandfathers and grandmothers”.

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The Assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh: Who Gave the Order?

Monday, 23 May 2022 — MintPress News

Shireen Abu Akleh Feature photo

JENIN, OCCUPIED PALESTINE – Israel’s announcement that it will not pursue an investigation into the killing of famed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was not surprising. The specific reasons it gave to justify the decision make little difference. However, one thing is certain: It is highly unlikely that the killing of a journalist like Shireen Abu Akleh was the decision of a lone soldier or a commander on the ground.

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Keir Starmer has returned western imperialism to the core of Labour policy

Two years in, the Labour leader’s war on the left has shifted to ideological tests that even Pope Francis and Amnesty International would fail

Middle East Eye – 16 May 2022

The local authority election results earlier this month in the UK were as bleak as expected for Boris Johnson’s government, with the electorate ready to punish the ruling party both for its glaring corruption and rocketing high-street prices.

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Israel’s PR Problem, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 14 May 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

Caitlin Johnstone

Listen to a reading of this article:

Israel’s mounting PR crisis boils down to the fact that its violence and oppression isn’t happening in some far off land as in the case with US wars, it’s happening right at home surrounded by video cameras and enforced by police and soldiers who are not adept PR spinmeisters.

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Shireen Abu Akleh was executed to send a message to Palestinians

Thursday, 12 May 2022 — Jonathan Cook

During 20 years of reporting on Israel and Palestine, I learned first-hand that Israel’s version of events around the deaths of Palestinians or foreigners can never be trusted

Middle East Eye – 12 May 2022

The execution of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by an Israeli soldier in the Palestinian city of Jenin, along with Israel‘s immediate efforts to muddy the waters about who was responsible and the feeble expressions of concern from western capitals, brought memories flooding back from 20 years of reporting from the region.

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Salah Hammouri sues NSO Group

8 April 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Tamara Nassar

A tablet displays the NSO Group logoOmar Marques SOPA Images / ZUMA Press Wire

Israeli spyware firm NSO Group faces a number of lawsuits from tech giants and others targeted with its malware.

Salah Hammouri, an acclaimed Palestinian-French human rights defender, and two human rights groups have filed a criminal complaint against the notorious Israeli spyware company NSO Group.

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Interrogating the Amnesty International Apartheid Report

Thursday, 17 February 2022 — Global Justice in the 21st Century

By Richard Falk

[Prefatory Note: The following interview conducted by Daniel Falcone appeared in COUNTERPUNCH in February 11, 2022. Small modifications have been made. While the Report significantly strengthened the civil society consensus to the effect that Israel is guilty of the continuing crime of apartheid, it has not [had an] overt impact in governmental policy circles in the West nor even within UN settings–a classic example of the primacy of geopolitics when [it] collides with normative imperatives.]
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Will Scathing Amnesty Apartheid Report Lead to Change in Israel’s Criminal Practices?

Friday, 11 February 2022 — MintPress News

Ai israelThe reality that the Amnesty report has brought forward opens doors to a much more aggressive anti-apartheid campaign than we have seen so far.

by Miko Peled 

LONDON – The Amnesty International report about Israel’s apartheid system states that, since its founding in 1948, Israel has in fact constituted a “cruel system of domination and crime against humanity.” It further states:

Amnesty apartheid report: The walls protecting Israel are finally crumbling

Wednesday, 2 February 2022 — Jonathan Cook

With the publication of Amnesty International’s new apartheid report, Israel’s supporters have just one tactic left: to accuse critics of antisemitism

Middle East Eye – 2 February 2022

The walls protecting Israel are quickly crumbling. A year ago, it was Israel’s most celebrated human rights group, B’Tselem. Months later, it was the New York-based Human Rights Watch, whose senior staff have often enjoyed a revolving door with the US State Department.

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Israel is Tightening Its Grip on Syria’s Golan Heights by Creating “Facts on the Ground”

Thursday, 20 January 2022 — MintPress News

The Forgotten Occupation

Israel is Tightening Its Grip on Syria’s Golan Heights by Creating “Facts on the Ground”

In the occupied Golan Heights, the population of Settlers and Syrians is approximately equal, but experts fear that a new Israeli project will turn Syrians into a demographic minority on their own land.

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Jessica Buxbaum

Is Israel’s Operation Persia Underway?

Wednesday, 29 December 2021 — Internationalist 360°

Germán Gorraiz López

The successive Israeli military offensives against Gaza and the West Bank have always been protected by the “vortex of silence” of the main world mass media controlled by the transnational Israeli lobby, a theory formulated by the German political scientist Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann in her book “The Vortex of Silence. Public Opinion: Our Social Skin” (1977). This thesis would symbolize “the formula of cognitive overlapping that institutes censorship through a deliberate and suffocating accumulation of messages of a single signature”, thus producing a spiral process or positive feedback loop and the consequent manipulation of world public opinion by the transnational Israeli lobby (Israel’s right to defend itself).

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Israel Slapped ‘Terrorist’ Label On Palestinian Human Rights Groups After They Uncovered Pegasus Spyware

8 November 2021 — The Dissenter

BY KEVIN GOSZTOLA

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Photo: US Embassy Jerusalem and in the public domain)

After the Israeli government designated six Palestinian human rights organizations as “terrorist” organizations, Jonathan Kuttab, the co-founder of Al Haq, one of the targeted organizations, suggested this showed Israel “realizes it has lost the public relations-war.”

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Watch: Caging Childhood

16 November 2021 — Defense for Children International

On behalf of DCIP I’d like to invite you to the virtual premiere of our new short documentary, Caging Childhood, on Saturday, November 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the Israeli military detention system, its impact on Palestinian children, and how this film can be used for advocacy. Here’s the link to register:

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‘Honest mistakes’: How the US and Israel justify the targeting and killing of civilians

16 November 2021 — Jonathan Cook

The states that claim they kill innocents ‘by accident’ or ‘unintentionally’, or because ‘the terrorists shield behind them’, are also the ones that keep killing innocents

Middle East Eye – 16 November 2021

An “honest mistake” is buying your partner the wrong perfume or copying someone into an email chain by accident. It is not firing a drone missile at a car, killing 10 civilians – and doing so when a small child was clearly visible moments earlier.

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