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ACTION ALERT | Call-in day to demand Israel release jailed 14-year old Palestinian-American boy

WeFightBack Website | April 14, 2013 New Orleans, LA – Palestine solidarity activists are urging national participation in a call-in day for a Palestinian-American boy from New Orleans who is being held in an Israeli jail. Eight Israeli soldiers arrested 14-year-old Mohammed Khalek at gunpoint in occupied Palestine early in the morning on April 5, […]

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Borders Borders, An American Poem For You ~ by Chelli Stanley

Kawther Salam | Apr 8, 2013 ثوار سوريون دخلوا إسرائيل للعلاج وخرجوا عملاء ل – بني جانتس إقتراح موجه للأخوة السوريين By Chelli Stanley, an American woman in her late twenties who visited my occupied homeland Hebron, from where I was expelled by the Zionist Israeli occupation in 2002. Pictures Credit: CPT. When I went […]

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After Bibi’s Apology, Reflect on the Idiocy of Attacking the Gaza Flotilla ~ by Uri Avnery

Antiwar.com | by Uri Avnery, March 30, 2013 So, finally our Prime Minister has apologized to Turkey for “operational mistakes” that “might have” led to the death of nine Turks during the attack on MV Mavi Marmara, the ship which tried to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza. It took him two years and ten […]

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Four More Years of This? Obama’s Peace Antics in Israel ~ by Ramzy Baroud

Dissident Voice | by Ramzy Baroud | March 29th, 2013 At the precise moment US President Barack Obama’s Air Force One touched down at Ben Gurion Airport on March 20, persisting illusions quickly began to shatter. And as he walked on the red carpet, showered with accolades and warm embraces of top Israeli government and […]

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Photos | University of Florida (UF) students stand in solidarity with Samer Issawi!

By Skye Schmelzer |March 22, 2013 | FightBack News Palestine solidarity activists create a line to obstruct the flow of foot traffic during a class change at UF’s Turlington Plaza. (Fight Back! News/Staff) SJP member Eric Brown holds a sign in solidarity with Samer Issawi. (Fight Back! News/Staff) The University of Florida stands in solidarity […]

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Abu Zuhri: Obama statement proves anew US bias in favor of Israel

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 08:11 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– US president Barack Obama displayed his country’s unlimited military, economic, and political support for Israel in his press conference on Wednesday, Dr. Sami Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, said. Abu Zuhri told the PIC on Wednesday night that Obama’s renewed commitment to Israel’s security while ignoring the […]

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Ask @SenCarlLevin to ACT: So @huwaidaarraf and Adam Shapiro can have their baby: TOGETHER!

March 7, 2013 by occpal Calling on all Followers, Activists, Media, Brothers, Sisters and Friends: Palestinian-American, and citizen of Israel, Huwaida Arraf (pictured here pregnant with husband Adam), reports that Israel has detained, and is threatening to deport her husband, Jewish-American Adam Shapiro, who was entering Israel to take part in the birth of their […]

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US aims to support Israeli defense systems despite budget cuts

All Israeli Attacks – Timeline | All Israeli cease Fire Violations – Timeline Maan News Agency | March 5, 2013 WASHINGTON (Reuters) — New US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with his Israeli counterpart on Tuesday, expressing strong support for Israeli missile and rocket defense systems despite fiscal uncertainty caused by across-the-board spending cuts. “Secretary […]

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VIDEO | Upcoming AIPAC conference sparks protests in Washington

Published on Mar 2, 2013 Just minutes into a demonstration outside of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee headquarters more commonly known as “AIPAC,” AIPAC is holding its annual policy conference in the coming days. Protesters say that AIPAC and allied groups have pushed for policies that include bombing Iran, going to war with Iraq, […]

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Palestinians to state their position on Obama’s planned visit to Aqsa

[ PIC 23/02/2013 – 01:49 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Noted Palestinian figures declared their intention to hold a news conference on Sunday before afternoon in the Palestinian national theater in occupied Jerusalem to state their position towards the upcoming visit of US president Barack Obama to the Aqsa Mosque. A number of religious and […]

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Originally posted on Dispatches from the Underclass:
Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi, 33, embarked on a hunger strike over 203 days ago to protest Israel’s inhumane treatment of detainees, making it one of the longest hunger strikes in human history. If you’re wondering why you haven’t heard of Samer Issawi, it’s probably because western media outlets…

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ACTION ALERT | Samer Issawi near death: Call US State Dept. to demand his release from Israeli prison

American Muslims for Palestine | Febr 13, 2013 ACTION ALERT (CHICAGO 02/12/2013) – Palestinian political prisoner Samer Issawi, who has been on a hunger strike for 203 days, is languishing near death, shackled to his bed. He has been on a hunger strike since July 2012 to protest Israel’s use of administrative detention, and other human rights abused […]

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Awaiting the American illusion…again ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 07/02/2013 – 09:49 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh The Palestinian Authority (PA) is bracing itself for a new episode of engagement with the new Obama administration. Both President Obama and his newly-appointed Secretary of State John Kerry are planning to visit the region and hold talks with Israeli and Arab officials. Some PA […]

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US foreign policy still biased in favor of Israel

[ PIC 03/02/2013 – 11:03 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has said that there was no hope of a real and essential change in the US foreign policy in the second term in office of president Barack Obama. Abu Zuhri said in a press release on Sunday that Obama’s […]

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The United States Promotes Israeli Genocide Against the Palestinians ~ by Francis A. Boyle

 Global Research | Francis A. Boyle | Jan 26, 2013 In direct reaction to Israel provoking the Al Aqsa Intifada, on October 19, 2000, the then United Nations Human Rights Commission (now Council) condemned Israel for inflicting “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity” upon the Palestinian people, some of whom are Christians, but most of […]

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