Kahanist Extremists To Take Power in New Israeli Government

Tuesday, 15 November 2022 — MintPress News

During his previous terms in office, Benjamin Netanyahu oversaw some of the most brutal attacks on Gaza, attacks that caused thousands of civilian casualties. He was also indicted on corruption charges, and yet enough Israelis found him suitable to return to the post of Prime Minister, and he was elected with a comfortable majority.

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The burden Western liberals impose only on Palestinians

9 November 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Joseph Massad

Three men stand on a stageBillionaires Sheldon Adelson (left) and Haim Saban (right), pictured in 2014, are among the wealthy pro-Zionist Jews who have financed Israeli colonization. Their role is comparable to the European Christian businesses and states that funded colonization in Algeria, South Africa, Kenya, New Zealand or even Israel. Shahar Azran Polaris/Newscom

Since the beginning of Zionist Jewish colonization of their country in the 1880s, Palestinians have faced demands that they carry a double burden: to fight off the Jewish racist colonists while having to defend their colonizers against anti-Jewish European Christian racism.

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Peter Beinart Leads Charge to Cancel Palestinian American Journalist Mnar Adley

Friday, 11 November 2022 — MintPress News

Mnar adley

The latest victim of cancel culture wave is MintPress News founder and editor-in-chief Mnar Adley. Adley had been booked to host and moderate an event discussing anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) laws in the United States, and how Palestinians are under increasing pressure to silence themselves, when she was herself, ironically, removed from the panel at the behest of a shady advisor.

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Fascists in government won’t dent Western support for Israel

Friday, 4 November 2022 — Jonathan Cook

Israel is not suddenly a more racist state. It is simply growing more confident about admitting its racism to the world

Middle East Eye – 4 November 2022

The most disturbing outcome of Israel’s general election this week was not the fact that an openly fascist party won the third-biggest tally of seats, or that it is about to become the lynchpin of the next government. It is how little will change, in Israel or abroad, as a result.

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Sunak, Israel and Infosys: A troubling relationship

Wednesday, 26 October 2022 — MintPress News

Britain’s new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has stated his support for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He has also vowed to legislate against BDS.

Sunak has troubling ties with the apartheid state. His family business, Infosys, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Israeli government.

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The West Bank in Palestine Is Ready to Explode

Friday, 21 October, 2022 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Steven Sahiounie

There is a battle brewing in the occupied West Bank of Palestine, Steven Sahiounie writes

There is a battle brewing in the occupied West Bank of Palestine. Thousands of Israeli occupation forces will be deployed to face a growing resistance force. The ‘natives are restless’ and the Lions’ Den has mobilized to fight for their freedom and human rights.

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Difficult Months Ahead: Why Israel is Afraid of the Lions’ Den

Thursday, 20 October 2022 — CounterCurrents


This headline in the Israeli newspaper, the Jerusalem Post, only tells part of the story: “The Lions’ Den, Other Palestinian Groups are Endless Headache for Israel, PA.”

It is true that both the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority are equally worried about the prospect of a widespread armed revolt in the Occupied West Bank, and that the newly formed Nablus-based brigade, the Lions’ Den, is the epicenter of this youth-led movement.

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Israel’s secret biological warfare during 1948 ethnic cleansing of Palestine

Tuesday, 18 October 2022 — Vanessa Beeley

Poisoning Palestine’s water supply in 1948 – the Zionist genocidal campaign

Prisoners of war in Ramla 1948 – Benny Morris: “We deciphered the development of the operation and its stages, we found out who authorized, organized and controlled the operation, and how it was carried out in the field” The collection of photographs by his son Rothenberg.

Two articles have recently been published in Haaretz. As they are both behind a paywall I will share much of the information here and add some further context.

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“We battled the algorithm and won”

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Omar Zahzah

Meta and Twitter have been accused of censoring Palestinian voices. alexskopje/Newscom

Social media juggernaut Meta Platforms lists “Give People a Voice” as one of the principles on its website.

“People deserve to be heard and have a voice – even when that means defending the right of people we disagree with.”

It seems that Meta employees should have added “fiction writing” to their job description, however. A number of damning recent articles exposing patently unjust experiences of censorship have revealed the company to be more concerned with silencing voices – particularly Palestinian ones.

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“Racial engineering” behind Israel’s new West Bank entry restrictions

Monday, 26 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Maureen Clare Murphy

Palestinians travel through Allenby Crossing in August 2021. Sulaiman Mahmoud APA images

New Israeli defense ministry restrictions on the entry of foreigners to the occupied West Bank will infringe on Palestinians’ basic rights, including to family life, when they are imposed next month.

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Crown prosecutor levels blackmail charges against Palestine Action

Thursday, 15 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Kit Klarenberg

A masked man with a poster stands in front of pictures of children slain in GazaPalestine Action continues its protests in spite of an impending court case that could land several activists in prison for years. Martin Pope SOPA Images

In June, I wrote an analysis of Britain’s disturbingly draconian new Sections of that bill give every appearance of having been specifically drawn up in order to undermine Palestine Action.

Openly committed to damaging and destroying the British-based assets of top Israeli arms manufacturers, including Elbit Systems, Palestine Action has since launch in mid-2020 pulled off a string of successes, resulting in the closure of the company’s sites, and abandonment of offices by companies leasing space to Elbit.

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Court orders Deutsche Welle to reinstate second Palestinian journalist

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Ali Abunimah

A woman stands with arms foldedFarah Maraqa, a Palestinian-Jordanian journalist, stood up to Deutsche Welle and won.

Monday was a “date for celebrations,” Farah Maraqa wrote.

The Palestinian-Jordanian journalist had just won her lawsuit against Deutsche Welle.

The German state broadcaster was ordered by the Berlin labor court to reinstate her and pay all her legal costs.

The decisive victory “suggests that the court recognized that Farah’s termination, based on a controversial investigation and unfounded allegations of anti-Semitism related to reports published before her employment contract, was illegal,” said the European Legal Support Center.

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When Israel killed a painter of flowers and birds

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Hanin A. Elholy and Tasneem Elholy

Some of Duniana al-Amour’s paintings and sketches in the bedroom where she was attacked by Israel’s military. Ashraf Amra APA images

Duniana al-Amour was sustained by her art.

Born in 2000, Duniana encountered a huge amount of aggression in her all-too-short life.

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Miko Peled: Israel Blames its Victims for the Violence it Causes

Thursday, 18 August 2022 — MintPress News

Jerusalem, Palestine – The situation in Palestine can be summed up as follows: Rampant Settler violence and intimidation, state-sponsored racism and violence, modern, comfortable housing and living conditions for Jews only while Palestinians are denied basic services, killing of Palestinians across the board – activists, journalists, fighters, children and citizens of Israel. Palestinian organizations, even ones that are recognized internationally, have no protection and are subject to closure, arrests and confiscation of their property.

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Gaza News Links 10-12 August 2022

Friday, 12 August 2022 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

EU Admits: Yes, Double Standards Applied in Ukraine, Palestine!

US backs Israeli attacks on Gaza

Israel’s Blitz on Gaza a Carefully Choreographed Scenario to Boost Lapid-Gantz Management

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Without Palestine, There is No Arab Unity: Why Normalization with Israel Will Fail

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 — MintPress News

Israel arab

It seemed all but a done deal: Israel is finally managing to bend the Arabs to its will, and Palestine is becoming a marginal issue that no longer defines Israel’s relations with Arab countries. Indeed, normalization with Israel is afoot, and the Arabs, so it seems, have been finally tamed.

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Gaza News Links 9-10 August 2022

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 • 16:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

The Names and Faces of the 16 Children Killed in Gaza

There Must be Consequences for Israel’s War of Aggression in Gaza: Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME)

“Under a Virtual Siege” – Activists Demand PayPal Offer its Services to Palestinians

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Contenders for Boris Johnson’s crown stress fealty to Israel

Following Israel’s recent savage attack on Gaza, the last two Tory candidates for PM are outcompeting each other to offer Israel support

Middle East Eye – 9 August 2022

As Israel unleashed a surprise wave of air strikes on Gaza last Friday, the two remaining Conservative politicians vying to replace disgraced Prime Minister Boris Johnson publicised letters vowing fealty to Israel.

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