Turkish police round up young protesters for use of social media By Bill Van Auken

6 June 2013 — WSWS

Turkish police have rounded up dozens of young protesters in the western port city of Izmir on charges of “encouraging rebellion,” “inciting public hatred” and spreading “misleading and libelous information” for their use of Twitter and other social media during the mass demonstrations that have swept the country over the past week.

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FBI Casting Set Stage for Boston Marathon Bombing, Shootout, Charade

20 April 2013 — Land Destroyer

Update: CBS reveals in their report, “CBS News: FBI Interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev 2 Years Ago,” that the FBI initially attempted to deny any contact prior to the Boston bombings with slain suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It was only after Russia’s RT publicly pursued the story that the FBI finally admitted officially it had. 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 15 April 2013: Israel destroys West Bank community center, arrests 20

15 April 2013 — VTJP

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For The First Time Since 1990, Palestinian Embassy Opens in Kuwait
IMEMC – Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, conducts his first visit to Kuwait for the first time since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and officially participates in the official ceremony to open a new Palestinian embassy in the country. … 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 12 April 2013: Israel destroys West Bank community center, arrests 20

12 April 2013 — VTJP

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Israel offers to exile Issawi abroad
4/13/2013 – JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israel on Friday offered long-term hunger striker Samer Issawi a deal to exile him to a UN member country, Israeli spokesman said. Ofir Gendelman, a spokesman for the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office,said that an offer was presented to exile Issawi for health reasons. He added that “the EU….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 27 March 2013: Israel To Build Settlement Units On Palestinian Lands In Bethlehem

27 March 2013 — VTJP

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Mada: 238 Violations Of Media Freedoms In 2012
IMEMC – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms” MADA” held a press conference on Wednesday which reviewed the Annual Report on the violations against Media freedom in Palestine during 2012. The conference was held at MADA’s headquarter in Ramallah. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 19 March 2013: ‘It’s Not Your Homeland’: An Interview with Shlomo Sand

19 March 2013 — VTJP

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Sheikh Jarrah family fears eviction
3/19/2013 – JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — An 82-year-old grandfather and his family are awaiting an Israeli Supreme Court decision that could evict them from an East Jerusalem home they have lived in since 1964. Ayyoub Shamasnah, 82, lives with his wife, children and grandchildren in a two-room 65-square-meter house in Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood targeted….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 4 February 2013

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“Arabic Not Allowed Here” Says Haifa University Employee
IMEMC – An Arab student studying at the Haifa University was prevented from speaking his mother tongue while at the Academic Counseling Center, and was explicitly told that “Arabic is not allowed in here”. …

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US Intelligence Machine Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement By Dave Lindorff

28 December 2012 — Dissident Voice

FBI Ignored Deadly Threat to Occupiers

 

New documents obtained from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security by the Partnership for Civil Justice and released this past week show that the FBI and other intelligence and law enforcement agencies began a campaign of monitoring, spying and disrupting the Occupy Movement at least two months before the first occupation actions began in late September 2011.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 25 December 2012: Live ammunition and child arrests: Israel’s military response to protests

25 December 2012 — VTJP

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Israel Claims Arresting A Cell That Planned To Abduct A Soldier
IMEMC – A gag order was lifted Tuesday on the arrest of what Israel claims to be a Palestinian cell that planned the abduction of an Israeli soldier to negotiate his release in exchange for the release of PFLP secretary-general, Ahmad Sa’adat. … 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 22 December 2012: Israel’s colonial strangling of Bethlehem

22 December 2012 — VTJP

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IMEMC – The Palestinian Ministry Of Detainees reported that this year witnessed a sharp increase in Israeli violations against Palestinian children, and said that Israeli soldiers kidnapped this year 900 Palestinian children comparing to 700 kidnapped last year. …

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