Archive | January 15, 2011

Jewish Orthodox publication openly calls for death camps

Saturday, January 15 2011|Yossi Gurvitz   Orthodox rabbis long for the day when they’ll wipe out Amalekites, and two more notes Rabbis for Death Camps: One of the popular genres of media generally unfamiliar to the Israeli secular public is that of synagogue pamphlets. There are quite a few of them, and they are distributed […]

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Democracy, delegitimization and denial in Israel

Saturday, January 15 2011|+972blog     By Aeyal Gross Does the decision to form a parliamentary committee to investigate Israeli human rights groups mark the end of Israeli democracy? I would rather consider it as another nail in the coffin. Early in 2010 I wondered whether we are seeing the end of Israeli democracy. Indeed, […]

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MIFTAH – Palestinians Struggle for Recognition as Tunis Fights for Change [January 9 – January 15]

Date posted: January 15, 2011 By MIFTAH Send Article Printer Friendly Read & Post Comment User Comments: 0 Palestinians continued to urge the international community this week to force Israel into halting its settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian areas. On January 13, President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinians had drafted a proposal and are […]

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Life under occupation – 17 | Jews for Justice for Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS Press release, 14 January 2011 On 1 January 2011, Ms. Jawaher Abu Rahmeh, a 36 year-old Palestinian woman, died as a result of inhalation of tear gas fired by IDF at the demonstrators. She had been observing a demonstration against the separation Wall in the West Bank town of Bil’in on 31 December […]

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Collective Punishment Continues as Army Raids Nabi Saleh

Posted on: January 13, 2011 | ShareThis 13 January 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee From the hours of 12:00 until 03:00 last night, soldiers raided eighteen houses in the village of Nabi Saleh. Soldiers, in full combat equipment, raided the houses in order to photograph people, mostly young men, and check ID cards. No […]

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UK Retailer Divests From Dead Sea Cosmetics

Saturday January 15, 2011 02:17 by Saed Bannoura – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group John Lewis, a leading British retailer announced withdrawing all Israeli Dead Sea cosmetics (Ahava products) from all stores as such products are manufactured in illegal Israeli settlements. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) reported that Lewis informed campaign […]

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Pressure Mounts on UN to Rein in Israeli Expansionism, State Violence by Haider Rizvi — Antiwar.com

    by Haider Rizvi, January 15, 2011 Calls are growing for a swift international response to the situation in the Middle East, as Israel continues to build new settlements in Palestinian territories with increased military actions against civilians. However, there is no sign that the 15-member Security Council intends to take any immediate measures […]

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Tunisia: Can We Please Stop Talking About ‘Twitter Revolutions’ – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011

January 15, 2011 While the tear gas was still hanging in the streets of Tunis, many pundits were quick to christen Tunisia’s revolution. Andrew Sullivan has asked (again) whether it’s a Twitter Revolution. Elizabeth Dickinson, among others, speculated in “Foreign Policy” that it might be a “WikiLeaks revolution.” Anonymous, the online activists who recently attacked […]

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BT slammed for complicity with Israel

PressTV – Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:57AM http://www.presstv.ir/player/player1.swf Britain’s largest communications service provider, BT, has come under fire over its complicity in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. The UK-based telecommunications company, which has long professed a commitment to upholding human rights and ethical business practices, has allowed the Israeli company, Bezeq, to […]

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Did Sarah Palin borrow the term ‘blood libel’ from Israeli discourse?

Saturday, January 15 2011|Roi Maor Did Sarah Palin borrow the term ‘blood libel’ from Israeli discourse? Sarah Palin, an American conservative celebrity, has used the term ‘blood libel’ to tar critics of her incendiary rhetoric, following a deadly shooting in the US. Did she borrow the phrase from Israeli discourse? Here, it stands for the […]

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BREAKING | Demo in Beit Ummar | Jan 15, 2011

Related Soldiers shut down Beit Ummar anti-wall rally Pictures and Live Tweets by Joseph Dana Tear gas was shot directly into civilian houses as soldiers took over various positions in the village. This lasted for about 2 1/2 hours — joseph dana (@ibnezra) January 15, 2011 After the complaints of flags, five IDF jeeps entered […]

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Israeli occupation forces clash with Silwan inhabitants

[ 15/01/2011 – 07:27 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation police and security forces fired teargas bombs against demonstrators in Silwan town, south of the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, on Friday. Local sources said that a large number of army troops besieged a group of children in Wadi Hilwa and Wadi Al-Rababa. […]

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Haneyya: We will never recognize the occupation or give up the resistance

[ 15/01/2011 – 08:39 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier and Hamas leader Ismail Haneyya reiterated his movement’s rejection of recognizing the Israeli occupation or giving up the resistance and its responsibilities for the Palestinian people. “Hamas, which has become in the heart of the political system, would never leave its position after it […]

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Hamas MPs: The place for Blackwater is the courts, not Palestine

[ 15/01/2011 – 09:19 AM ]   WEST BANK, (PIC)– Hamas MPs in the West Bank condemned the US for recently signing a security deal that would bring the Blackwater firm into the region, saying the place for the infamous security firm is the international criminal court in The Hague, and not Palestine. The US […]

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Ahrar: 1337 Palestinian children killed since Aqsa intifada

[ 15/01/2011 – 08:14 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and Jewish settlers have killed 1337 Palestinian children since the Aqsa intifada in late September 2000 until late 2010, the Ahrar center’s research and media unit said in a documentary report. The study published on Friday said that the children were killed […]

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