Israel: Ethnic Cleansing, Land Theft, Apartheid and Racism against Palestinians By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

18 December 2018 — Popular Resistance

In recent weeks, racism against Palestinian people and the expansion of apartheid-Jim Crow policies have escalated. The Israeli lobby and its supporters attacked freedom of speech in the United States, showing how far they will go to prevent the US public from being aware of their behavior.

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Americans are waking up to Israel’s brutal and discriminatory tactics By Jonathan Cook

17 December 2018 — Jonathan Cook

With opinion now evenly split between those who favour a one or two-state solution, many in the US are turning their attention to the systemic inequities faced by Palestinians

The National – 17 December 2018

Two years of Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu as a Middle East peacemaking team appear to be having a transformative effect – and in ways that will please neither of them.

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Senior Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Killing All Palestinians, “Because they are just Nazis Anyhow”

11 December 2018 — Days of Palestine – Global Research

Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said that “the number [of peaceful Palestinian protesters] killed does not mean anything because they are just Nazis anyhow.”

Chair of the Defence Committee at the Israeli Parliament Avi Dichter has called for killing all the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

As he was commenting on the peaceful protests of the Great March of Return taking place along the eastern fence of the Gaza Strip, he said:

“The Israeli army has enough bullets for every Palestinian.”

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From Marc Lamont Hill to the Quakers, no criticism of Israel is allowed By Jonathan Cook

7 December 2018 — Jonathan Cook

CNN’s firing of Marc Lamont Hill and outrage at Airbnb and the Quakers reveals a complete intolerance of criticism

Middle East Eye – 7 December 2018

For 30 years, the United Nations has held an annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on 29 November. The event rarely merited even a passing nod in the mainstream media. Until last week.

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Israel’s espionage crimes in Gaza and abroad By Maureen Clare Murphy

28 November 2018 — Electronic Intifada – Maureen Clare Murphy

Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas in Gaza, displays a pistol with a silencer recovered from a vehicle used by Israeli commandos in Gaza during a memorial service for seven members of the resistance group’s armed wing who were killed during a shoot-out with the military unit, Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, 16 November. Ashraf Amra APA images

Amnesty International is demanding that Israel’s defense ministry revoke the export license from a company whose spyware has been used in “a series of egregious human rights violations.”

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Pushback Against Israel Is Beginning By Philip M. Gerald

29 November 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The Anglophone Israel Lobby benefits from its ability to mold the media narrative while at the same time using financial incentives to corrupt the political class. For those who do not succumb to the corruption, there is always the option of direct pressure, which in the United States and Britain consists of targeted interference in the political system to remove critics either through promotion of scandal or by supporting well-funded alternative candidates in the following election. In the United States, this has led to the removal of a number of congressmen who had dared to criticize the Jewish state, terrifying the remainder into silence. All of this goes on with little or no debate in the media or in congress itself.

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Israel has injured 24,000 Gaza protesters By Maureen Clare

 25 November 2018 — Electronic Intifada

Palestinians have paid a great price for their call for life with dignity during mass protests held along Gaza’s boundary with Israel over the past eight months.

Some 180 Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli occupation forces and nearly 6,000 others injured by live fire during the Great March of Return.

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Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) 18-21 November 2018

22 November 2018 — PCHR

 (14 – 21 November 2018)

  • Israeli Forces Killed a Fisherman in the Northern Gaza Strip
  • Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against unarmed civilians and peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip

 –      113 civilians, including 25 children, 3 women, 3 journalists, and 6 paramedics were wounded. Continue reading