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Jewish “Defense” League: Nazis in Skull-caps (tags)

The recent arrests of JDL members for assault and hate crimes for a brutal attack on Arab, Jewish and other protesters of AIPAC (the right-wing, pro-Zionist lobbying organization) sent me to the archives to dig up some reportage and investigation I had done for People Against Racist Terror in the 1990s about the JDL. I had been physically attacked at least twice previously by JDLers, once in Brooklyn in 1968 at a sit-in for open admissions for Black and Puerto Rican high school grads to Brooklyn College (then 99% white, mostly Jewish with a small minority of Irish Catholics). I was attacked again by the JDL at an anti-Klan rally in Los Angeles in 1983, by Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel (who pulled a shiv and shouted racist threats at Black marchers). The JDL is and always has been a stone racist, reactionary, pro-imperialist, organization, breeding ground for Meier Kahane’s genocidal Kach party in israel. I use quotes around “Defense” in the title of the article because just like the so-called Israeli “Defense” Forces, they are an aggressive, abusive bunch, and have always attacked Arabs, leftists, people of color and especially Jews who don’t buy their lies.

Genocide in Palestine (tags)

Israel

Threatening Jeremy Corbyn (tags)

Britain

BACKGROUNDER: The Palestinian Claim to a “Right of Return” (tags)

Do Palestinians who fled Israel in 1948, and their descendants, have a legal or moral right to return to their former homes in Israel?

Free Rasmea Odeh (tags)

The latest

Unconstitutional Protect Academic Freedom Act (tags)

police state

Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the NSA 40 Years Ago (tags)

Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the NSA 40 Years Ago

CAIR: Record Number of Muslim Delegates at DNC (tags)

CAIR: Record Number of Muslim Delegates at DNC

Targeting AIPAC (tags)

Israel

Anti-Defamation League Assails Palestinian UN Membership (tags)

Palestine

The Israeli Lobby's Poisonous Influence on US Policy (tags)

anti-war

Anti-Defamation League Demagoguery and Islamophobia (tags)

ADL's racism belies its stated mission

America's War on Food Not Bombs (tags)

eroding freedoms

Gaza Flotilla Massacre: Goldstone Commission II Essential (tags)

independent investigation essential

Samir Twair: Rembering Don White (tags)

The Arab American Press Guild extends its condolences to all activists who are mourning the sudden loss of Don White. I first met him in 1986 when I was regional director of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee. I immediately admired Don for his enthusiasm and tireless efforts to acheive justice for all people who are denied it.

Anti-Arab Racism and Incitement in Israel (tags)

For more on this subject, the excellent documentary "Lessons In Hate" is required viewing. I thought it would find Palestinian schools disseminating hateful material, as the Israeli line goes. However, the producers found that, whereas Palestinian schools teach the reality of the conflict (what the Zionists refer to as 'spreading hate'), Israeli curriculum disseminates Revisionism to Israel's children, breeding misunderstanding and perpetuating hatred. This is designed, of course, to allow the Extremists who design this curriculum, to fool its population into allowing it to perpetuate its war to eliminate Palestine.

Gore Vidal Headlines San Diego Anti-War Rally (tags)

Author Gore Vidal headlined the San Diego anti-war rally March 15 in the working-class City heights district and declared he'd be happy if either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama replaced George W. Bush as President. Other speakers including Nadia Keilani of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, were less optimistic about the political process and faulted both Democrats and Republicans for failing to confront U.S. imperialism.

TOMORROW! Israel-Palestine debate at CSULA (tags)

Finally, a forum where the two sides can talk civilly to each other.

Reminder! Israel-Palestine debate at CSULA, October 26! (tags)

Who is more at fault for the continuing crisis in Israel/Palestine? This debate may not answer that question to everyone's satisfaction, but at least both points of view will be heard.

Israel-Palestine Debate - SAVE THE DATE! (tags)

On October 26, two pro-Israel debaters and two pro-Arab debaters will discuss the question: which side is at fault in prolonging the conflict?

Kevin Zeese: Attack on Iran May Lead to WWIII! (tags)

Takoma, Maryland’s City Hall was the scene for a lively discussion on Middle East issues, on Aug. 17, 2006. Kevin Zeese, the “Unity candidate” for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, and one of the panelists, said Israel’s attack on Lebanon was premeditated and that an attack on Iran might lead to WWIII. Noura Erakat said Lebanon had been devastated ‘on a humanitarian level” by Israel’s War Machine. She also denounced Israel as an “Apartheid state.”

The Tortured Language of War: Whitewashing Atroicites (tags)

If the deliberate slaughter of hundreds of civilians -- including more than a hundrend innocent children -- elicits such a timid, pathetic response from American-Arab human rights organizations--one cannot complain against the American media for being the Israeli government's apologists. If the ADC uses Orwellian language, covering up the Israeli government's heinous crimes -- can we really expect anything else from mainstream media?

Israel’s Barbarism in Lebanon/Gaza Protested (tags)

On July 25, 2006, a spirited rally was held in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. The protesters demanded an end to Israel’s murderous attacks on Lebanon and Gaza. The rally was preceded by a march through the neighborhood, which included the protesters carrying 50 coffins draped in black. The coffins symbolized the innocent Lebanese and Palestinians, who have been slaughtered in the latest war crimes committed by Zionist Israel.

Palestinian Choices and an action alert on Gaza (tags)

...a luta continua

A Mom's FYI: Reality Bites (tags)

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TUES 5PM: Join Anti-Schwarzenegger Protest Outside SMC at Pico & 17th St. (tags)

On Tuesday, June 14, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Santa Monica College to give the commencement address to graduating students at his alma mater. Meanwhile, he wants to cut education funding, teacher's wages, and jobs across California.

UFPJ Responds (tags)

UFPJ Responds

Alert 3/14/05: Stop Detention Abuses, Cover-Up (tags)

Action Alert March 14, 2005: Nine Days After Assault on Immigration Detainee at San Pedro: Attacker Still on Duty; Detainee Punished with Transfer, Segregation

Immigration Detainees Abused in San Pedro (tags)

On March 5 at the San Pedro detention center, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent M. Lopez attacked Iranian immigration detainee Mohammed Mirmehdi, dragged him into a storage room and repeatedly punched and choked him.

OCT 16 MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)

Join over 100 groups and thousands of individuals for a mass march and rally for immigrant rights on October 16, 12 noon, at the corner of Olympic and Broadway.

Torture in Iraq: The buck stops with Bush (tags)

George W. Bush and his minions are toiling to contain worldwide outrage over the torture of hundreds of Iraqi detainees by U.S. occupation soldiers at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison.

Witness to Occupation: Iraq and Palestine (tags)

The current state of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, the links between Iraq and Palestine in the U.S.'s plans for a "new Middle East", and the resistance in Iraq and elsewhere.

An Open Letter from the Arab-American and Muslim Community to the US Anti-War Movement (tags)

On March 20, 2004, the world will mobilize against war and colonial occupations. The significance of this historic day is evident to all and requires no further elaboration. The political clarity and character of this mobilization in the US, however, remains illusive.

Anti Defamation League (ADL) #7 (tags)

Freedom of Information Act records show that the ADL played a major role in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s co/intell/pro racial matters' and white hate groups' operations targeting the civil rights movement as well as its opponents.

Ahmed Shawki in LA tomorrow: Resisting Empire (tags)

The editor of International Socialist Review ( ISR ) will speak tomorrow at the UTLA building on resistance in the Middle and perspectives on the US occupation of Iraq.

Ahmed Shawki on Resisting Empire this weekend in LA (tags)

Editor of International Socialist Review (ISR) to speak this Saturday at UTLA building in Los Angeles on anti-imperialist resistance in the Middle East.

Ahmed Shawki on Resisting Empire this weekend (tags)

Editor of International Socialist Review will speak on resistance in the Middle East this Saturday in L.A.

Civil Liberties Defense Coalition - NEEDS YOUR HELP! (tags)

WE NEED YOUR HELP! For the Los Angeles City Council Resolution against the USA PATRIOT Act, and other related measures.

Jewish & Palestinian Groups Join Forces for (tags)

Local Jewish and Palestinian Groups Join Forces for International Protest of Israel's Building of Wall Annexing West Bank Participants to Erect Symbolic Replica 'Wall' to be Brought Down Prominent Rabbi & Holy Land Trust in Bethlehem Rep. to Speak Sunday November 9th Marks the Day the Berlin Wall Came Down

Rutgers Palestine Conference Report (tags)

Rutgers Palestine Conference Report

KOBE posting as the JDL. (tags)

Lately, KOBE has decided to be open about its connections to the JDL and has been posting as "JDL."

Samuel L. Jackson (by Latuff) (tags)

Actor Samuel L. Jackson during the 2003 Rio Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2000, Jackson starred a racist movie called "Rules of Engagement". Please, read below article for details.

North American Palestine Conference at Rutgers! (tags)

Despite all attacks - from Zionist forces, from University administration, from the State and the Governor - the Rutgers conference on Palestine, the Third North American Conference on the Palestine Solidarity Movement, is CONTINUING ON and GOING STRONG!! October 10-12, 2003.

The Rutgers Palestine Divestment Conference is ON and GOING STRONG!! (tags)

Despite all attacks - from Zionist forces, from University administration, from the State and the Governor - the Rutgers conference on Palestine, the Third North American Conference on the Palestine Solidarity Movement, is CONTINUING ON and GOING STRONG!!

BTL: ACLU Sues Over Key Provision of USA Patriot Act... (tags)

...Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller named as defendants. Interview with Tim Edgar, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

ACLU Will Challenge the Patriot Act (tags)

ACLU Challenges U.S. Anti - Terrorism Law By REUTERS

REPEAL THE PATRIOT ACT – Hollywood Rally (tags)

Hollywood CA – July 19th Activists converge on Hollywood and Highland determined to halt the erosion of civil liberties that has taken place under the guise of September 11th.

July 19th PROTEST in Hollywood to repeal "Patriot Act." (tags)

Come to a Candlelight Vigil to Defend Civil Liberties! DEFEND OUR RIGHTS! STOP THE REPRESSION! An Injury to One is an Injury to All!

Block Patriot Act II (tags)

Help stop Ashcroft's "Patriot Act II," which would gut freedoms of speech and assembly, freedom from unreasonable search and seizure, the right to due process, and much more. The law would principally harm non-citizens. For information on upcoming events around LA, contact mim136@mim.org.

Saturday rally at the INS - protest against mass detentions (tags)

Highlights from the rally at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in downtown LA last Saturday, Jan 4, 2003.

FREE IMMIGRATION LEGAL CLINIC (tags)

Do you know if you must Register with the INS??? As per the INS new program of Alien registration  

INS Detention of Arabs (FLASHPOINTS Interview of Attorney) (tags)

12 minute report, MP3 format and streaming realaudio

INS Dragnet: Only Muslims need apply? (tags)

INS deadline (anyone even heard about it?) to register is today, December 16th, 2002. Do your best to take ABSOLUTELY no notice of the glaring ommision of Saudi Arabia...

The Latest New "War on Terrorism" (tags)

The declaration of the Bush administration to wage open-ended "war" against international terrorism will have definite implications for dissent at home. They estimate the campaign will last five to ten years.

Free Speech Under Attack by Pro-Israel Lobby (tags)

Free Speech Under Attack at Berkeley Law Foundation

reel bad arabs (tags)

or how hollywood vilifies a people

Demonstration at Feinstein's Office re Palestine (tags)

Groups come together to protest Feinstein's anti-Palestinian position

A strange kind of freedom (tags)

We all know about the perils of Islamic fanaticism. But, says Robert Fisk, the biggest threat to liberty in the US may come from other kinds of fundamentalism: Jewish and Christian

**** ACTION ALERT! PROTEST CHENEY IN S.F. **** (tags)

(In case you happen to be in SF . . . come protest Dick Cheney with us!)

THE REGIME PROPOSES CONCENTRATION CAMPS FOR ARAB-AMERICANS (tags)

In a trial balloon by the regime to gauge public reaction, a member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission (!) said in Detroit on Friday he could "foresee" a "scenario" in which "the public" would "demand" internment camps for ArabAmericans if "Arab terrorists" strike "again" in this country.

Bringing the ADC Back to the Democratic Mainstream (tags)

A statement calling for the reinstatement of Michael Shehadeh, prominent civil rights activist, who was relieved of his role as Western Regional Director.

PROTEST BUSH IN LA (tags)

Info on Bush visit MOnday

RALLY AND MARCH in support of Palestine (April 6th) (tags)

Show your solidarity with the Palestinian People at the April 6th march and rally at the Westwood Federal Building

BTL: Escalating Violence Between Israelis and Palestinians Interferes with... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Hussein Ibish, communications director with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who discusses the relationship between a possible future U.S. attack on Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

March 30th - Mass Demonstration to support Palestine! (tags)

A "Free Palestine" mass March and Rally is to take place Saturday, March 30th, at the Westwood Fed. Building (noon).

ANTI-INTERNMENT EVENT IN LITTLE TOKYO (tags)

To commemorate the 1942 Internment of the entire Japanese American Community... and to Protest the current Detention of Arab American & American Muslims, a DAY OF REMEMBRANCE will be held February 16 on the very spot in L.A.'s Little Tokyo where Japanese Americans were rounded up and shipped off to Concentration Camps.

CIVIL LIBERTIES VS. NATIONAL SECURITY - A forum in Little Tokyo (tags)

1942 - 2002: What lessons can we learn from the WW2 Japanese American experience? On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which began the rounding up and internment of Japanese Americans. Some 120,000 people were stripped of their rights and incarcerated with no due process. Don't let this happen again!

LITTLE TOKYO VIGIL #3 (tags)

Around 400 people gathered in L.A.'s historic Little Tokyo district Friday evening (28th), for a candlelight vigil against hate crimes.

Sep 29-30 Nationwide listing of antiwar protests/meetings/vigils (tags)

No War For "Revenge"! - website for antiwar movements, legal information & news across the country. **URL: www.ActionLA.org/S11 Since some events may change or cancel without advance notice, PLEASE PLEASE call and check with the event organizer before you go. To announce your protest, links, or good information, please send to: ActionLA@ActionLA.org or siuhin@aol.com

Interview: Michel Shehadeh (tags)

Interviews from Subversity with a representative from the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Palestinians View Israeli Occupation of East Jerusalem's Orient House... (tags)

Hussein Ibish, of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, discusses the significance of the Israeli takeover of Orient House and the consequences for those working to implement a cease-fire.

A night in solidarity with the Palestinian People (tags)

join us In Solidarity with the Palestinian People’s Struggle for Liberation and Justice Stop US Aid to Israel. End Israeli Apartheid. Right of Return for the Palestinians to their homes of origin. Israel out of the West Bank and Gaza.

LA PALESTINAN CALLS FOR SINGLE STATE AS SOLUTION (tags)

Ayham Dahi of American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee calls for single state combining present Israel & Palestine as solution to Middle East crisis, denouncing US aid to Israel.

Iraq - Washington's Ongoing Dirty (tags)

Washington continues to bomb Iraq almost daily, terrorizing a civilian population still devastated by war damage and on the brink of collapse due to brutal economic sanctions.

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