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In Solidarity with @ibnezra “Israel’s ‘anti-boycott’ law hurts the country’s journalists”

Since 600BC (Athens’ democratic ideology of free speech) civilization talks about Free Speech.  Israel killed it on a mondayevening, while free speech is an absolute condition even for a political debate and definitly for any country calling itself a “democracy” The new BDS law in Israel is a violation of Human Rights Art 19 & […]

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What Really Happened in Qalandia?

Al Jazeera – The Stream | June 9, 2011 Journalists are using Twitter to challenge the mainstream media’s narrative of protests in the West Bank. In a piece for Israeli web-magazine +972, Israeli-American journalist Joseph Dana writes about the effect that social media has had in covering the Palestinian Territories. Twitter is changing the nature […]

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Nakba Law: Inside Pandora’s Box

Saturday, May 14 2011|+972blog Paradoxically, the overbearing stance of Israel’s Nakba law had significantly increased public interest in the Nakba By Eitan Bronstein Palestinian refugees in 1948 (photo: wikimedia, Israeli copyrights expired) The Nakba Law that passed at the Israeli parliament recently has a single primary goal: to categoricaly hide the Nakba: Hide it, do […]

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“The army crossed another red line:” Report from Beit Ummar

Sunday, April 3 2011|Joseph Dana | 972 Magazine The Israeli army arrested 19 Jewish peace activists who held a demonstration outside of the West Bank village of Beit Ummar on Saturday. One of the activists who was arrested and beaten shares his recollection of the day’s events. An Israeli peace activist in Beit Ummar yesterday. […]

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The Itamar victimization dance is disgusting

  Sunday, March 13 2011|Yossi Gurvitz Why I fail to be impressed by the wails emanating from the religious right, in four points The strange call for denunciation: My colleague, Dimi Reider, wrote a sensitive post, calling upon leftist activists to denounce the massacre in Itamar. A list of leftist organizations – from Peace Now […]

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Closing time at Kassit: To love Tel Aviv and fear for it

Friday, January 21 2011|Yuval Ben-Ami Closing time at cafe Kassit, with Marcel the waiter. (Photo: Yael Rozen, 1974) A friend asked me to help him sort his books. He’s not a young chap anymore, and has accumulated quite a number of books over his 80 years. Many of them were simply piled on the floor […]

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Israeli Activists Push for ‘BDS’ in Boston | Joseph Dana

Dozens of American, Israeli and Palestinian protesters gathered Friday in front of the Israeli consulate in Boston to mark the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah. Jawaher was killed by American made tear gas fired by the IDF on New Years Eve during a weekly unarmed demonstration in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The Boston demonstrators […]

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Bibi: democracies don’t shoot demonstrators

+972 Magazine | Wednesday, January 5 2011|Lisa Goldman Last year, at the height of the Green Revolution in Iran, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave an interview in which he explained the difference between the way democracies act when faced by demonstrators agitating for their freedom, and the way in which non-democratic states act. In Iran, […]

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Israel’s war against Palestine

Tears and gas: a call to mobilise 4 January 2011 Bil’in – July 2009 By Jesse Rosenfeld and Joseph Dana, Al Jazeera – 3 Jan 2010 http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/01/201113870502192.html As 2010 came to a close in the West Bank under the regular, weekly cloud of teargas experienced among the villages bordering Israel’s 1967 Green Line, 2011 started with […]

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+972 Magazine’s Person of the Year: Abdullah Abu Rahmeh

Thursday, December 30 2010|+972blog +972 Magazine’s Person of the Year: Abdullah Abu Rahmeh Why did we choose Abdullah Abu Rahmeh? Because he has become the face of the grassroots, unarmed resistance movement to Israel’s security barrier; because he is the person who has raised international awareness not only of the devastation caused by the barrier, […]

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Israelis’ xenophobia, in their own words

Thursday, December 23 2010|Roi Maor Israel’s most widely circulated newspaper covers the growing tide of hate for asylum seekers. Israelis try to portray these “foreigners”, who number 0.4% of the country’s population, as a dangerous burden, but it seems refugees fleeing genocide have more to fear from Israelis than the other way around Yedioth Aharonoth, […]

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