VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 10 October 2013

10 October 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Lapid: “Israel Doesn’t Need P.A. To Recognize It As Jewish State”
IMEMC – Head of the Yesh Atid [There Is Future] Israeli party, Yair Lapid, stated Tuesday that opposes the stance of Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who insists that the Palestinians must recognize Israel as a Jewish State before any peace agreement can be reached. … 

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Screaming in Bradley Manning’s Trial By David Swanson

15 August 2013 — WashingtonsBlog

I sat in the courtroom all day on Wednesday as Bradley Manning’s trial wound its way to a tragic and demoralizing conclusion.  I wanted to hear Eugene Debs, and instead I was trapped there, watching Socrates reach for the hemlock and gulp it down.  Just a few minutes in and I wanted to scream or shout.

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The CIA in Australia: The UKUSA Agreement between the US, the UK and Australia

20 November 1986 — williambowles.info

With all the furore over Assange, Manning and now Snowden, the US’s role in subverting foreign governments goes back decades. Here’s a long piece I’m republishing on the CIA’s role in overthrowing the Gough Whitlam’s Labour government back in the 1970s, an event reprised in 2010 when “Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd was removed from office in an inner-Labor Party coup orchestrated, literally overnight, by a tiny cabal of union and party factional bosses” with US assistance of course. — Three years since the US-backed coup against Australian Labor PM

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 21 June 2013

21 June 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Man Killed By Officer’s Fire In Jerusalem
IMEMC – Israeli sources have reported Friday [June 21 2013] that a civilian security officer shot and killed an Israeli man near a public toilet at the Al-Boraq Wall (Western Wall Plaza) in occupied Jerusalem. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 20 June 2013: The Gates Foundation and its unethical investments in G4S

20 June 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Palestinian Car Attacked By Settlers Near Nablus
IMEMC – A number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked, late on Wednesday at night [June 20] a Palestinian car driving on the Nablus-Qalqilia road causing excessive damage but no injuries. …

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WikiLeaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 12 May 2013

12 May 2013 — williambowles.info

 

WikiLeaks: NSA Menon apprised US about PM Singh’s frustration over Pakistan

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WikiLeaks reveal that National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon told US embassy that PM Manmohan Singh was confused and frustrated on how to deal with Pakistan. “Menon confirmed that, fundamentally, the PM was frustrated and confused about who …

http://www.niticentral.com/2013/05/11/wikileaks-nsa-menon-apprised-us-about-pm-singhs-frustration-over-pakistan-76825.html

 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 1 May 2013: Israel PM says territory not root cause of Mideast conflict

1 May 2013  — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Lebanon Arrests Israeli Man Who Crossed Border
IMEMC – The Al-Manar TV, run by the Lebanon-based Hezbollah Party, reported Wednesday that the Lebanese army arrested an Israeli man who illegally crossed into the country. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 28 April 2013: Creeping dispossession destroys Palestinian agrarian communities

28 April 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Army Kidnaps A Disabled Palestinian At The Al-Karama Crossing
IMEMC – Army also kidnapped a Palestinian in Jaba’ town, near Jenin Sunday evening April 28, 2013, Israeli Soldiers kidnapped a disabled Palestinian young man from Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, as he was crossing the Al-Karama terminal into the West Bank following pilgrimage in Mecca – Saudi Arabia. … 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 21 April 2013: UNICEF tones down report on child detainees in wake of Israeli pressure

21 April 2013 — VTJP

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Ma’an News

Lawyer: Sick prisoner stops taking medication
4/21/2013 – RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A sick prisoner on Sunday stopped taking medication in protest against Israeli medical negligence, according to a lawyer from the Palestinian ministry of prisoners’ affairs. Ahmad Saed al-Damouni, 43, from the Gaza Strip, has been held in Ashkelon jail since 1994. He is sentenced to a life term. On Sunday….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 14 April 2013

14 April 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Turkish PM To Visit Gaza In May
IMEMC – Turkish Prime Minister, Receb Tayyip Erdogan, stated that he intends to visit the Gaza Strip by the end of this coming May following his trip to the United States. Erdogan did not set an exact date for the visit, but Turkish sources said that his visit would be conducted directly after he concludes his visit to the Unites States to meet President Barack Obama on May 16. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 13 April 2013

13 April 2013 — VTJP

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Ma’an News

Israeli forces prevent visit to Samer Issawi
4/13/2013 – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – Israeli forces on Saturday refused to let 12 Israeli leftist visit hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi at Israel’s Kaplan Medical Center. Israeli media said two female activists were briefly detained after they tried to break into Issawi’s room. Earlier Israel rejected appeals to release the Palestinian prisoner….

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