Finkelstein, Truthteller for Gaza

Editor’s Note: In 2009, the first Conference of the United National Antiwar Coalition accomplished one very major goal.   Palestine was, for the first time, given the full support of our broad spectrum of member organizations.   Now, 9 years later, the people of Palestine continue to be oppressed beyond imagination.       The world continues to allow these atrocities, and even to support[…]

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The Warmakers

Israel launched a major attack on Syria last night from the occupied Syrian Golan, and Syria retaliated.   The Israelis claimed to be attacking Iran, and they initiated the attack at the same time Trump was announcing the US withdrawal from the JCPOA.   But Syria was targeted and Syria retaliated.   The damages are hard to assess.  Syria was able to mitigate[…]

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Heroic resistance continues to Israel’s blockade of Gaza

by Sam Ordóñez, originally published on Workers World Heroic demonstrations against the Israeli occupation of Gaza continued on April 28 for the fifth week. Every Friday since March 30, the Great March of Return has brought thousands of demonstrators, armed only with their unbreakable resolve, to the militarized fence surrounding the Palestinian enclave. The demonstrations are scheduled to continue until[…]

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Israeli Justice Ministry directly involved in international ‘lawfare’ against BDS movement

by Jonathan Ofir, published on  Mondoweiss, 4/24/18 For several years, Israeli government ministries have been debating who is authorized to deal with countering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement abroad. While it has long been suspected that this effort was being led by the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry for Strategic Affairs, a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request[…]

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Israelis Continue to Open Fire on Gaza Protestors: An Eyewitness Account

by Dennis Bernstein, originally published on Consortium News An Interview with Gaza-based Palestinian Journalist, Wafa Al-Udaini By Dennis J Bernstein According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the Palestinian death toll since March 30, 2018 “has risen to 33, including 4 children and 1 photojournalist, and the number of those wounded has risen to 2,436, including 410 children,[…]

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No Stopping Protests Against Philadelphia Orchestra’s Israeli Tour

by Betsey Piette, originally published on Workers World, April 24, 2018 For the third week in a row, demonstrators gathered outside the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on April 21 to protest the Philharmonic Orchestra’s planned visit to Israel in June.  The visit is part of a “cultural tour” to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of Indigenous Palestinian lands.[…]

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Seven things you need to know about Israel’s latest attack on Gaza

by Michael Lesher, first published on ZNet, April 5 2018 Being of mild disposition, I am ill suited to describe in detail the thuggery by which the putative Jewish State executed 17 of its 2 million Gaza prisoners (wounding some 1,400 more) by way of inaugurating the Jewish Festival of Liberation last Friday. Fortunately, however, there is no need of such descriptive talent. The[…]

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