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They Can’t Hide the Sun: An interview with Omar Barghouti ~ by Peter Rugh at @Mondoweiss

Peter Rugh | Mondoweiss | Febr 8, 2013 Controversy continues to swirl around a planned forum scheduled to take place tonight at Brooklyn College to discuss the growing global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The man at the center of the storm is Omar Barghouti. In 2005, together with Palestinian unions and […]

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Al-Manatir: the protest village in occupied territory that was destroyed before it was built

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article 5 February 2013 | Mondoweiss | ISM Palestine Settler with a slingshot at Al-Manatir (Photo: ISM) Saturday morning moments after Palestinians planted metal huts and canvas tents on a rocky hilltop in the […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Israeli commandos board ship to Gaza and direct it to Israel ~ Report by Allison Deger

Mondoweiss | Allison Deger on October 20, 2012 Crew of the Estelle, October 19, 2012. (Photo: ShiptoGazaSE/Facebook) This morning at 10:15 am Jerusalem time masked Israeli commandos boarded the Estelle, a Gaza-bound aid ship, and rerouted the passenger vessel to Ashdod Port in Southern Israel. Dror Feiler a Swedish-Israeli representative on the Ship to Gaza […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Hadeel to triumph


Hadeel Haddad Waleed al-Meadana | Mondoweiss | June 20, 2012 It is hard when a man beholds his innocent child, laid dead and mingled with her blood. The smell, the scattered parts of the soft body, the silent heart –or better the silenced heart—alongside the tears of the woeful kinsfolks, weeping before the fragmented body, […]

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A Palestinian mayor issues desperate appeal to the world to restore his village’s lifeline

Mondoweiss | by Philip Weiss on April 19, 2012 Haj Sami Sadiq, at destroyed road last October Yesterday the Israeli army again destroyed roads linking Al Aqaba in the Jordan Valley (Area C) to neighboring villages. This is the letter Mayor Haj Sami Sadiq wrote yesterday. His update of conditions is near the end…. We, […]

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Perry embraces violent Jewish extremists, Politico’s Ben Smith calls him ‘moderate’ ~ by Max Blumenthal

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Max Blumenthal on September 21, 2011 | Mondoweiss Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry embraces former terrorist group leader Dov Hikind Yesterday, I attended Rick Perry’s press conference at the W Hotel in New York City, where the Texas Governor and Republican presidential frontrunner denounced President […]

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“A Splendid Little War”: Jingoism And Gaza – OpEd

Related: Gaza Under Attack – in pictures August 22, 2011 |Mondoweiss |  By Paul Mutter | EurasiaReview With an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire tentatively set for Sunday night, will Israel resist the “seductive calls for a show of power in Gaza” (as one Haaretz op-ed puts it)? After excoriating the Egyptians for not doing enough to secure […]

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Are you stupid enough to be a blogger for the Washington Post? Take the Norway test

by Philip Weiss on July 23, 2011 | Mondoweiss Amazing. Neoconservative Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin blames the Norwegian horror on jihadists, and Jim Fallows nails her. Rubin: We don’t know if al Qaeda was directly responsible for today’s events, but in all likelihood the attack was launched by part of the jihadist hydra. She […]

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Signposting the occupation

by Eleanor K on January 3, 2011 My senses let me down. On Friday 31 December – the day Jawaher Abu Rahmah was murdered by the Israeli army – I thought I smelt manure in the village of Bil’in, but it was the skunk truck (The Boesh), used by the Israeli military to crush peaceful […]

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The reunification of my parents

by Linah Alsaafin on November 5, 2010   Linah’s parents together in March, 2009 Yesterday my mother crossed the Allenby bridge, from the West Bank to Jordan, to see my father in Amman. What makes this banal act unusual is that she had to wait almost a year to be finally granted permission to cross […]

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‘I was as blind as the average left-of-center American. And then I spent a week in Ramallah and Bethlehem–’

  by Philip Weiss on December 21, 2010 ·  This is an important week. We’re approaching the second anniversary of the Gaza onslaught, and some day it will be recorded that the Gaza onslaught changed everything. It’s important to me personally, too, because I’m coming up on five years of this site, and in our […]

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