Tag Archives: Palestine

Palestinian Death Toll in 2014 Highest Since 1967, Says UN

More Palestinian civilians have died as a result of the conflict with Israel in 2014 than in any year since 1967, according to a UN report which called for restraint on both sides. Thereport, published by the United Nations Office … Continue reading

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Jewish Storm Troopers

I use the word “storm troopers” because we see Israeli soldiers literally “storming” into a group of people–apparently wholly nonviolent–and begin cocking their rifles, pushing, shoving and hurling people to the ground. One man apparently was knocked totally unconscious. By … Continue reading

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Palestinian Refugees in Iraq Struggle to Find Refuge from ISIS

Palestinian refugee families in Iraq discuss their efforts to find refuge from the havoc being inflicted by ISIS.

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Lieberman Says Disloyal Arab-Israelis Should Be Beheaded

It’s looking increasingly like ISIS and the Israeli government share a lot of similar views on things, and of course there has been plenty of evidence of Israeli support for terrorist forces operating in Syria. So perhaps it comes as … Continue reading

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Send a Quenelle to Benjamin Netanyahu

You could think of this as a rather interesting juxtaposition of events, and they both occurred today: while Benjamin Netanyahu was being applauded and swooned over in the US Congress, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset found herself under … Continue reading

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Sex, Blackmail and Theft: Leaks Detail Israeli Spy Operations

By Asa Winstanley Yesterday Al Jazeera began to unveil what the channel is promoting as “the largest intelligence leak since Edward Snowden,” the NSA whistleblower. The most widely-covered story revealed that only weeks after Israeli Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu’s 2012 speech to the … Continue reading

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Reports: Israel Opens Dams, Floods Gaza

A little over a year ago I posted an article entitled No Dams in the Negev? in which I discussed Israel’s capacity to cause deliberate flooding in Gaza by opening strategically placed dams along its border with the coastal enclave.

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US Issues Warning that Palestinian Authority May Collapse

Below are a few highlights from an article published today in Al-Akhbar. The situation in Gaza is particularly grim, but there is a slightly humorous note to the story as well–in the form of an Israeli official who claims that … Continue reading

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Inside Gaza: ‘Living Here is Like Waiting to Die’

‘I’ve seen so much blood and dead people…that it no longer horrifies me’ By Chris Hughes In the worst-hit areas ­families sit in front rooms with a wall missing, their privacy blasted open by air-strikes. It is as if Israel’s … Continue reading

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Israeli Supreme Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit in Rachel Corrie Case

Statement of Corrie Family in Response to Verdict: ISM Originally published at the Rachel Corrie Foundation. Today we received word from our attorneys that the Supreme Court of Israel dismissed our appeal in the wrongful death case of our daughter and … Continue reading

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