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Mass protest aims to focus attention on Jerusalem

 16th June 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron and Patrick Strickland | Occupied Palestine at ISM Palestine Activists demonstrated internationally on Friday as part of efforts to focus attention on Israel’s aggression against Palestinians in Jerusalem. Global March to Jerusalem participants called for solidarity with political prisoners, an end to the occupation and for […]

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#PalHunger | “My brother is dying”: an urgent appeal from family of hunger striker Samer Issawi

Malaka Mohammed The Electronic Intifada |Gaza City |17 December 2012 Shireen Issawi (left) at a Ramallah protest in support of her brother Samer (Issam Rimawi / APA images) Samer Issawi has just turned 33. He spent his birthday on hunger strike. On Sunday I phoned his sister Shireen. “Save Samer, he is dying,” was the […]

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Report reveals more Palestinians than Jews “between the river and the sea”

MEMO | Oct 17, 2012 A new economic report has revealed that there are now more Palestinians than Jews in the territory under Israel’s jurisdiction between the Mediterranean Sea and the River Jordan. Published in The Marker, a Haaretz newspaper article says that the report virtually implies official acknowledgement by the Netanyahu government that Jews […]

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Israeli occupation profiteer Better Place runs taxis at Amsterdam airport, with EU backing ~ by @aliabunimah

Electronic Intifada | Ali Abunimah on Mon, 09/03/2012 – 16:48 Better Place Israel CEO Moshe Kaplinsky, who commanded Israeli forces as war crimes were committed in Lebanon and the occupied territories, is flanked by Idan Ofer (left) and Shai Agassi (right) (company photo) (Better Place) An Israeli company that builds infrastructure for the Israeli occupation […]

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Rabbi who called for slaughter of a million Palestinians is to supervise Israel’s ‘Red Cross’

Ali Abunimah | June 26, 2012 | Electronic Intifada A notoriously racist rabbi who once called on Israel to slaughter a million Palestinian civilians has been appointed to head a supervisory committee for Magen David Adom (MDA) – Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Haaretz reported that under pressure from ultra-Orthodox Jewish […]

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#PalHunger | “We must sustain hunger strike solidarity,” says leading prisoner rights campaigner

Nora Barrows-Friedman | The Electronic Intifada |Berkeley |18 May 2012 Israel agreed to restrict its use of administrative detention, one of the demands of the hunger strikers. (Ryan Rodrick Beiler) On Monday, nearly 2,000 Palestinian prisoners ended their historic mass hunger strike in Israeli jails, as prisoner representatives entered into an Egyptian-mediated agreement with Israeli […]

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Asking Israel why it tortured my friend

Joy Ellison |The Electronic Intifada  Chicago 25 February 2012 VIDEO: Soldiers attack Palestinian family, arrest Shepherd, January 7th 2010 On 7 January 2010, something happened that changed irrevocably the way I see the world. That day, my friend Musab Raba’i was tortured by the Israeli military. When I heard that Israeli Sergeant Benjamin Anthony would […]

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Israeli students to get $2,000 to spread state propaganda on Facebook

Related: Israel’s WEB WAR DECLARATION – An Overview Ali Abunimah on Wed, 01/04/2012 | Electronic Intifada The National Union of Israeli Students (NUIS) has become a full-time partner in the Israeli government’s efforts to spread its propaganda online and on college campuses around the world. NUIS has launched a program to pay Israeli university students […]

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Pappe reassesses legacy of Palestinian dynasty

Asa Winstanley | The Electronic Intifada | Thursday, September 8, 2011  Ilan Pappe is an Israeli historian and dissident living in semi-voluntary exile in the UK. He is most famous for The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, a seminal work which, although based on his own research, was more original for the sweep of its historical […]

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How a clueless “terrorism expert” set media suspicion on Muslims after Oslo horror | The Electronic Intifada

Submitted by Benjamin Doherty on Sat, 07/23/2011 – 00:27 Immediately after news of the bombing of government buildings in Norway’s capital Oslo, the Internet buzzed with speculation about who might have done it and why. Most speculation focused on so-called Islamist militancy and Muslims. The urge to speculate after grave events is understandable, but the […]

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Lies and Israel’s war crimes ~ by Ben White

  Ben White |The Electronic Intifada |28 July 2009 A Palestinian UN worker inspects debris after an Israeli air strike on a UN school in Gaza where civilians were seeking refuge, 17 January 2009. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages) This month marked six months since the “official” conclusion to Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip, “Operation Cast Lead.” […]

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ei: Resilience in the green fields of Gaza

Rana Baker writing from the occupied Gaza Strip, Live from Palestine, 11 April 2011 Khuzaa village in the occupied Gaza Strip. (Rana Baker) I was surfing the web late at night a couple months ago when a number of Apache helicopters began to hover heavily in the sky. The sound of an explosion was soon […]

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ei: Another war on Gaza?

Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 4 April 2011 Israel’s assault on Gaza in the winter of 2008-09 killed more than 1,400 Palestinians and injured thousands more. (Hatem Omar/MaanImages) In recent weeks an escalation in violence between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions in the Israeli-occupied Gaza Strip has claimed the lives of more than a dozen […]

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ei: Goldstone’s shameful U-turn

Ilan Pappe, The Electronic Intifada, 4 April 2011 Judge Richard Goldstone in the Gaza Strip, June 2009. (UN Photo) “If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone report would have been a different document.” Thus opens Judge Richard Goldstone’s much-discussed op-ed in The Washington Post. I have a strong feeling that the […]

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ei: Interview: Sharif Kanaana on Palestinian folklore and identity

Robin Myers and Shadi Rohana, The Electronic Intifada, 25 March 2011 Sharif Kanaana Born in the northern Palestinian village of Arrabeh in the Galilee and currently living in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, Sharif Kanaana has been a professor at Birzeit University for many years. The author of several acclaimed books, including Speak […]

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