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Chukat: Give Us Back The Occupied Territories Now! (tags)

Give Us Back The Occupied Territories Now! A Common Refrain That Goes All The Way Back To The Beginning Of The Jewish People.

Congress Passes Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories (tags)

After repeated blocks by Republicans in the House of Representatives, a disaster relief bill is finally on its way to be signed by President Trump.

Houses Passes Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories (tags)

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed disaster relief legislation to benefit US States, Territories and municipalities recovering from wildfires, floods and hurricanes.

Senate Bill offers Debt Relief for Puerto Rico (tags)

New Senate legislation offers additional options for Puerto Rico to cut its debt. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Ed Markey (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the US Territorial Relief Act. If Congress passes the act, US Territories that experience natural disasters could qualify for debt relief.

Congress Tax Reform Package Could Harm Poor, Warns Religious Development Group (tags)

As the Senate pushes tax reform, the head of a religious development group expressed concern over parts of the House and Senate proposals that could harm low income people in the United States and people in the developing world.

University of California urges divestment from everywhere (tags)

Yet another reason no one will take the UCSA seriously

The Struggle for Palestine's Soul (tags)

Palestine

Israeli Settlements are War Crimes (tags)

Israel

POOR TURN OUT IN OAV VOTES BLAMED TO DFA (tags)

PESANTE NEWS learned that the last elections showed the extent where the Filipinos have gone through-out the world. From Italy City to Tonga, and from Tanzania to Cook island, it seems there is no part of the world that the Filipino voter has not set foot on. The report of the joint congressional committee's canvassing of overseas absentee votes has underscored the extent of the Filipino diaspora, with certificates of canvass coming from cosmopolitan cities and little known territories all over the globe. The Philippine Congress used to manual elections, counted first the votes from these far-off lands were the first ones canvassed to determine the winning President and Vice President in the Philippines' first automated general elections.Most of the overseas Filipinos voted manually, either by mail or by filling out ballots at designated areas. They had one month to cast their votes.

BEWARE "RAHNATAKIAS" – Cure For Obama Fever Is "Indian" History (tags)

Will Obama's nation building run over the human rights of the indigenous people's of the Americas? What did Obama mean by "the lines of the tribes shall soon dissolve", how does this relate to indigenous people who view their tribe as their people and structure of life?

Breaking the Silence - Israeli Soldiers Speak (tags)

They no longer will kill Palestinians

Jonathan Cook's "Blood and Religion" (tags)

Israel's imperial plan.

America Used UN Veto to Protect Israeli War Crimes – 24 Times! (tags)

Since the sixties, Israeli Jews have ruthlessly raped, butchered and murdered their way through large chunks of Palestine and the Lebanon; have acquired thousands of weapons of mass destruction, and openly shown their utter contempt for international law, by openly bragging about the “New Israel” planned to stretch eastwards to the Euphrates and thus encompass Iraq’s oilfields. Because of immunity from international prosecution afforded by perpetual American vetos at the United Nations Security Council, Israeli Jewish terrorists have become emboldened in their attacks, to the point where their excesses have sickened most of the civilized world.

Bush's man starts work (tags)

on Middle East

Pummeling the Victim (tags)

The terrible imbalance of power between the Israelis and Palestinians makes it impossible for Israel, regardless of which government is in power, to deal with the Palestinians in any way except through a lens of assumed moral, cultural, and racial superiority, as though military prowess equates with civilization and home-made rockets equate with savagery and a sub-human status.

Barred from Contact (tags)

Barred from Contact: Violation of the Right to Visit Palestinians Held in Israeli Prisons. Israel holds in prison more than 9,000 Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The vast majority are held in prisons situated inside Israel 's sovereign territory, and not in the Occupied Territories .

Getting the word out on NPR (tags)

Getting the word out has always been difficult for Palestinians. The major reason for this is that Israel often succeeds in framing the issues from its point of view, and the mainstream media in the West goes along with it. A favorite gambit that Israel uses to cloak its outrageous policies towards the Palestinian population is to cry "security", which then pretty much allows it to do anything. When "security" is too conspicuously untrue, it justifies itself by referring to its own policy. This can be questioned only through its own legal system, which is not exactly designed to safeguard Palestinian rights. It sets up the equation of "lawful" Israelis and "unlawful" or criminal Palestinians.

The Evil Conspiracy of the Peacemongers! (tags)

THE ARAB peace initiative could be successful if it puts in front of the Israeli public the straight and unequivocal choice: peace without the occupied territories - or the occupied territories without peace.

US-ISRAELI UN RESOLUTION HYPOCRISY (tags)

HOW THE US AND ISRAEL SUBVERT UN RESOLUTIONS

Anti-Arab Racism Prevalent in Israel According to Poll (tags)

A recent poll confirms what many Arab Palestinians already knew - many Israeli Jews hold racist views toward Arabs. Israeli parties with anti-Arab platforms made electoral gains in the recent elections. What does this mean for the Arabs of Palestine?

Manifest Destiny Redux (tags)

The solution to our immigration problem is right under our noses. Annex Mexico and incorporate it into the United States.

5 REASONS to Stop US Military Aid to Israel (tags)

"You must end the illegal occupation." -Kofi Annan, addressing Israel in a meeting of the UN Security Council, March 12, 2002 "I am a black South African, and if I were to change the names, a description of what is happening in the Gaza Strip and West Bank could describe events in South Africa." -Archbishop Desmond Tutu

One of Thousands of Crimes Against Humanity in Occupied Palestine (tags)

IOF killed two Palestinians. On Saturday, 17 December 2005, IOF shot dead a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip as he attempted together with another civilian to enter Israel to search for jobs. On Wednesday, 21 December 2005, IOF extra-judicially executed a Palestinian in Jenin. http://www.pchrgaza.org/

The moral short-sightedness of prime-minister Balkenende and the EU regarding Israel (tags)

Although it is of main importance the Dutch prime-minister Balkenende has referred to the universal values in respect of the holocaust, it is striking that is lacking in moral indignation with respect to the Palestinian victims of the Israeli occupation.

Every One Get Out and Vote for Nader (tags)

Vote for Nader, the ONLY anti-war candidate and the most visible candidate with regards to criticizing US foreign policy and Israel.

Israel & Occupied Territories: US Country Reports on Human Rights Practice (tags)

We can assume this is why Israel did not wish to make an appearance at the Hague but sent instead a bus. All of these offenses needed to be discussed but Israel refused to show up and be present. The US continues to reward such behavior with American Tax Dollar$.

Calling all theatre groups - Palestinian Play for Performance (tags)

Details of a play for performance regarding the plight of Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories. This is primarily of interest for those involved in (political) theatre. This site won't allow me to download the file with the play itself, if you are interested to see it contact me at nestofangels@merseymail.com and I will send it to you

Forbidden Families (tags)

ETHNIC CLEANSING AT WORK US Tax dollars $upport this treatment of a people: ethnic cleansing

11/14/03-CFL ALERT: UN SAYS ISRAELIS STARVING PALESTINIANS TO DEATH (tags)

The UN says that Israeli policy is starving Palestinians to death. Please contact Congress about this genocide today!

Winds of change in Israel? (tags)

A recent article by Akiva Eldar in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz signals the realisation that by supporting the Likud-rightwing combination, the United States is actually working against the long-term interests of Israel. The op-ed is appropriately titled: “With friends like these”.

Wonderful Jean Ziegler (tags)

Jean Ziegler, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, payed an official visit to Palestine in July 2003. This the first time a UN Rapporteur was allowed to investigate the situation in the occupied territories.

Conscience or Complicity: The Altered State Solution (tags)

While USA continues to support Israel with BILLION$ of tax dollars, Israel blatantly disregards International and Humanitarian Laws and USA mainstream medias continue their biased & slanted coverage reporting one terror victim and not another.And why is criticism of Israel always labelled "anti-semitism" ?

Israeli Brigadier General Yiftah Spector and A Few Good Men (tags)

As US media continues to downplay the massive retaliations against civilians in the Occupied Territories, a few Israeli pilots absolutely REFUSE to engage in the slaughter of civilians, including the famous Brigadier General Yiftah Spector...actual statement enclosed. Stop US Funding of Terror In the Occupied Territories

CFL ALERT: ASK YOUR REP TO SPONSOR AN ISM RESOLUTION (tags)

ASK YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO SPONSOR A RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT AND ASSIST THE INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT'S WORK IN THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES.

IsraHell's Wall of Shame (by Latuff) (tags)

Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed Israeli terror.

Wisdom and Foolishness in the Mideast (tags)

read on

Letter To Haaretz (tags)

The letter below was extracted from the Haaretz "Letters To The Editor Section". It would seem increasingly that JEWS of good heart are beginning to say no to the Evil that their Government does. Too bad most American Jews still cling to the Party Line.

The Great Wall of Denial by Gila Svirsky, Jerusalem (tags)

Why, I am trying to understand, are we Israelis so blind to this brutality? Where are the expressions of revulsion by decent Israelis? Why don't the major newspapers report these heart-wrenching stories ? Why didn't a single Jewish political party in the recent election criticize the government for its policy of collective punishment?

5 Reasons to Stop US Military Aid to Israel (tags)

"I am a black South African, and if I were to change the names, a description of what is happening in the Gaza Strip and West Bank could describe events in South Africa." - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

English translation of Pocket Guide for IDF soldiers (tags)

English translation of Pocket Guide for Israeli Occupation Forces serving in the occupied territories, distributed by The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, B'Tselem (Visit their website link in Israel, below)

Stop funding Israeli war crimes: Divest NOW! (by Latuff) (tags)

Support Virginia Commonwealth University Divestment Campaign.

Palestine Report Radio (tags)

Interview with activist recently back from Occupied Territories today on KillRadio.org

192 UC Faculty Say Respect Human Rights, Divest from Israel (tags)

Faculty at UC Berkeley have initiated a petition for divestment from Israel that includes all of the University of California campuses, inspired by the anti-apartheid campaign of the 1980's. Please go to www.ucdivest.org to sign the petition.

THE PENAL COLONIES (tags)

The Gaza strip is a perfect realization of the Israeli vision of "separation". Surrounded with electric fences and army posts, completely sealed off the outside world, Gaza has become a huge prison. About one-third of its land was confiscated for the 7,000 Israeli settlers living there (and their defense array), while over a million Palestinians are crowded in the remaining areas of the prison. Now Israel is considering the imprisonment there of families of suicide bombers from the West Bank.

A day in the life of a Palestinian-American's extended Faily and more! (tags)

Sam Bahour is a Palestinian-American businessman living in the besieged Palestinian City of Al-Bireh in the West He is co-author of HOMELAND: Oral Histories of Palestine and Palestinians (1994)

MASSIVE PEACE DEMO IN ISRAEL (tags)

Possibly over 100,000 Israelis marched in Tel Aviv on May 11th to tell Sharon and his militarists that the people want PEACE and an END TO THE OCCUPATION!

Hundreds of Israeli Army Reservists Refuse to Serve in Occupied Territories (tags)

Lt. Noam Wiener is a 27-year-old lieutenant in the Israeli Army Reserves and a law student who has signed the Courage to Refuse declaration. Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Lt. Wiener about why he has refused to serve in the occupied territories and in so doing, risk imprisonment.

NY Times and LA Times coverage of the conflict in the Occupied Territories (tags)

Observations made while reading through NY Times and LA Times articles covering the conflict in the Occupied Territories.

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