Gaza “laboratory” boosts profits of Israel’s war industry By Gabriel Schivone

5 October 018 — Electronic Intifada

Gaza functions as a live testing area for Israeli weapons manufacturers – Mohammed Zaanoun ActiveStills

After exploring the vast surveillance regime along the US-Mexico border and finding Israeli systems installed at every turn, the author Todd Miller and I were drawn to investigate Israel as the largest homeland security industry in the world. Israel’s arms industry is twice the size of its US counterpart in exports per capita and employs a percentage of the national workforce double that of the US or France, two of the top global arms exporters.

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British mainstream media downplays Britain’s role in the latest Yemeni killing

28 August 2018 — Drone Warfare

Today, the BBC reports that UN Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen will present a report to the UN Human Rights Council next month. It says that the experts believe war crimes may have been committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.

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Israel is bulldozing Khan Al Ahmar – and with it the two-state solution By Jonathan Cook

8 July 2018 — Jonathan Cook

The National – 8 July 2018

Israel finally built an access road to the West Bank village of Khan Al Ahmar last week, after half a century of delays. But the only vehicles allowed along it are the bulldozers scheduled to sweep away its 200 inhabitants’ homes.

If one community has come to symbolise the demise of the two-state solution, it is Khan Al Ahmar.

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Cousin of Palestinian Medic Killed by Israel Speaks Out

5 June 2018 — TRNN

Palestinian nurse Razan al-Najar was shot and killed by an Israeli sniper in Gaza while she was wearing a white medic’s uniform and had her hands raised. Dalia al-Najjar says her cousin “Razan showed everyone what it is to want freedom.” She tells TRNN’s Ben Norton, “Everyone is joining the protests because people want their freedom, and it’s a legitimate right for them to ask for it.” (inc. transcript) Continue reading