France defies European court ruling upholding right to boycott Israel

18 November 2020 — The Electronic Intifada

Ali Abunimah

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A protester in Toulouse wears a poster depicting President Emmanuel Macron as Marshal Pétain, the Nazi collaborator who headed France’s World War II puppet regime, May 2019. Thousands of people in France are convicted each year for the vaguely defined offense of “contempt of public officials.” – Patrick Batard ABACA

The government of President Emmanuel Macron is defying a landmark judgment from the European Court of Human Rights that protects the right of people to call for a boycott of Israeli products.

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Report: Facebook “Complicit” in Role as “World’s Engine for Anti-Muslim Violence”

25 October 2020 — Mint Press

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A new study conducted across nine countries revealed that Facebook played a leading role in facilitating anti-Muslim violence by providing a platform for Islamophobic groups to organize and refusing to stop them when their activities were brought to its attention.

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Has the UK’s “Labour anti-Semitism” probe been rigged?

14 July 2020 — The Electronic Intifada

Asa Winstanley

The Jewish Labour Movement’s lawyer James Libson belongs to a firm that has represented the Israeli prime minister and embassy in the UK. – Lisi Niesner Reuters

The UK’s official equality watchdog is facing questions over its impartiality after it was revealed that one of its commissioners failed to declare financial links to the ruling Conservative Party.

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US Decline? (No. 7) Deepa Kumar: Anti-Imperialist Sentiments Growing across the World

7 January 2013 — Iran Review

Iran Review Exclusive Interview with Deepa Kumar
By: Kourosh Ziabari

It’s an undeniable yet bitter reality that the United States is not a popular power. We are not talking about the American nation, because interaction and exchanges between the nations is something which takes place smoothly, regardless of political equations; however, even those nations who admire the American people for different reasons cannot hide their consternation and dismay at the imperial and colonial policies of the U.S. government.

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London: Media and War Conference with John Pilger on Saturday 17 November 2012

14 November 2012

John PilgerPeter Oborne (Daily Telegraph), Michelle Stanistreet (NUJ General Secretary), and Seumas Milne (The Guardian) are among the many keynote speakers at the important conference this Saturday: Media and War – Challenging the Consensus.

Topics include: 

  • Serving the military or the public? Media coverage of the war on terror
  • The media and the anti-war movement: how do we change the agenda?
  • Islamophobia, terrorism and war
  • Humanitarian Intervention: reframing the war on terror

Full conference details are here: http://bit.ly/OVxrBO

Entrance is £5. Free for students with ID. If you want to attend, reserving your place by email of telephone is highly advisable, as interest is very high.  Telephone 0207 561 9311 email office@stopwar.org.uk

ICH 25-26 September 2012: Dumb and Hateful: US Islamophobia

25-26 September 2012  — Information Clearing House

 

Old Allies Reunite in Syria to Foment Future War

By Chris Floyd

As always, while our well-wadded Western interventionists sit safely in glitzy TV studios or cozy Congressional offices and cry havoc, it is others who are devoured by the dogs of war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32553.htm

 

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Information Clearing House Newsletter August 02, 2011: Putin says U.S. is "Parasite"

2 August 2011 — Information Clearing House

How the CIA is Trying to Pave Over Yemen’s Revolution
Evicting Yemen’s Drone Base By James Gundun
Most Yemenis and some observers firmly believe that Saleh and Washington are using each other to create chaos, a vain attempt to justify their illegitimate authority. Coolly rational, yet utterly deranged.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28729.htm

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Palestine, Israel, Germany- The Boundaries of Open Discussion

27 July 2011 — http://paltagefreiburg2011.blogspot.com/

September 10-11, 2011 Freiburg, Germany

Freedom of speech and expression are recognised by many as primary human rights. However, when it comes to discussion on topics concerning Palestine, Israel and Germany we  often face rigid and concrete boundaries that clearly suppress free and creative discourse. We  somehow grasp what we are allowed to say but are also conscious of a variety of thoughts we better keep unsaid.

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