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NEO – Blinded by the Gaza Spotlight

Fireball over Gaza

- Jim W. Dean…”Gwenyth reminds us once again that only those who have subsidized Israel’s existence can force it to make a just peace, or not.”

August 14th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Dear PLO… Take Your Case To The ICC

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As I write, the Israelis have slaughtered 160 Palestinians in their latest mad-dog military adventure, the vast majority being civilians including 35 children. 934 others have been wounded, including 280 children.

July 14th, 2014 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Would Settlement Removal Bring Civil War to Israel?

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- “Expect ruthless people to deal with you ruthlessly, and you will never be disappointed.”

May 13th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Israel,Middle East,World | Read More »

Military Internet Mutiny in Israel – Uri Avnery

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- Avnery…”The video clip that turned David Adamov from an anonymous soldier into an Israeli national figure was taken with a Palestinian camera in Hebron.”

May 10th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

A Skunk Named Rose

Two of a kind?

- Uri Avnery… “When the Israeli Left gives up the term Peace, this is not a tactical retreat. It is a rout. Peace is a vision, a political ideal.”

April 26th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Middle East,Politics,World | Read More »

EU calls on Israel to reverse expansionist plans

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- Despite all the weird things coming out of the EU, we are seeing growing pressure on Israel that blocking the peace process will have consequences.

April 19th, 2014 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Corruption,Editor,Foreign Relations,Politics | Read More »

Scarlett Johansson Doubles Down on Apartheid Resigns from Humanitarian Group

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Actress Confirms Commitment to Apartheid and Ethnic Cleansing of Indigenous Peoples by Resigning From Post as Ambassador for Goodwill and Peace in Favor of a Company that Illegally Confiscates Land of Indigenous Peoples while posing as an an Ec0-Friendly Company

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Quit Meddling, Kerry, Leave the Israel Problem to the Proper Authorities

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No sooner had peace talks restarted under the warped patronage of the United States than Israel’s prime minister Netanyahu published bids for the construction of more than 1,000 new housing units in Palestinian East Jerusalem and existing illegal West Bank squats.

August 18th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Walk Away, Palestinians!

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While a fanfare of trumpets announced the resumption of so-called peace talks between Israel and the trampled Palestinians, to be held under the watchful eye of America’s Zionist ‘facilitators’, the Israelis were awarding special priority grants and other government funding to a number of their outlying West Bank “settlements”.

August 7th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Middle East,Syria,World | Read More »

Israel Wars McDonald’s

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Can McDonald’s be kosher? After all, they serve cheeseburgers.* Yet, nothing could stand on the way of Israeli desire for a good hamburger, except for…

July 1st, 2013 | Posted in Economy,Editor | Read More »

“Obama, B’ona,” says Israel

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The day after Israel laughed at Obama, things got awry. Not on the formal level; American flags are larger than ever, Netanyahu’s baritone is deeper than ever, and Palestinian despair is sadder than ever.

March 21st, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Israel Laughs at Obama

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On March 20, 2013, the Israeli government started Operation “Unbreakable Alliance,” the code name given to the visit of President Barack Obama in Israel.

March 20th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Israel Flag Wavers Plan to ‘Re-Educate’ MP David Ward

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If reports are true, UK Liberal Democrats have appointed the pro-Israel lobby as ‘probation officers and educators’. They will judge if David Ward is ‘salvageable’ and lay down precise language rules.

March 6th, 2013 | Posted in Britain United Kingdom,Editor,Israel,World | Read More »

Israel-Palestine: THE question

Where are their hands?

There is one absolute pre-condition for ending the Israel-Palestine conflict by diplomacy and negotiations on the basis, as it would have to be, of justice for the Palestinians and peace with security for all

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Netanyhau’s Deep Pockets: The Price of Silence

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It was difficult to find out why there were protests, though they took place in an extensive geographical area and seemed related.

February 24th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

West Bank Village Struggles to Survive

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In 1948, Batir was on the front line of Israel’s War of Independence. Green Line separation divides its ancestral lands. Its residents were the only Palestinians allowed to cultivate them inside its post-war border.

February 19th, 2013 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Ethnic Cleansing The Nice Way

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Moshe Feiglin, one of the most deluded and racist of those who make up the extreme right of Israeli politics and who is guaranteed his first seat in the Knesset after the upcoming election, has proposed what I imagine he regards as a nice way to complete Zionism’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine.

January 4th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Press TV: US Builds Israeli Nuke Bunkers and Bio-War Labs

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Legally, the law, based on the disputed Oslo Accords, which expired in 2000, would require the dismantling of the “Gaza Wall,” a project no different than the Warsaw Ghetto, the Berlin Wall or Buchenwald.

December 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

Hague Needs a Good Grilling

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After yesterday’s dismal performance by the BBC’s flagship ‘Today’ news programme in quizzing the Israeli ambassador over the latest bloody assault on Gaza, this morning’s effort was a little better but still well short of what’s required in order to paint a truthful, balanced picture.

November 16th, 2012 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Israeli Drone Crashes in West Bank

Israelis bleeding their public dry with war hype

- Israelis can’t pass a budget but they have plenty of money for military hardware

October 18th, 2012 | Posted in Editor,Israel,Palestine,World | Read More »

How al-Aqsa Mosque Became a Refugee from Jerusalem

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Once upon a time, some people wanted to destroy al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. So the mosque asked its friends, “Will you help save al-Aqsa?” We’re over a thousand years old and need your help.

October 6th, 2012 | Posted in Editor,Living | Read More »

Palestine: One or Two State Solution

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Opinions vary. Why isn’t clear. Years ago, two states were possible. No longer. Israel controls over half the West Bank and much of East Jerusalem. More is added daily.

October 4th, 2012 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine | Read More »

It’s the Occupation, Stupid

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Haaretz contributor Amira Hass is right saying so. Current headlines highlight thousands of West Bank protesters.

September 14th, 2012 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine | Read More »

Israel ex-soldiers say troops abused Palestinian kids

An October 23, 2010 file photo shows Palestinian youth is arrested by Israeli soldiers for throwing stones during a protest.

Former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories say that mistreatment of Palestinian children by troops is “routine” and occurs even at times of relative calm. A collection of over 30 testimonies published on Sunday by Breaking the Silence, a group of ex-servicemen critical of army practices, says physical violence, often arbitrary, is used against very young children.

August 26th, 2012 | Posted in Editor,World | Read More »

Warning: Visiting Israel Is Dangerous

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Don’t visit Gaza by sea. In May 2010, nine Mavi Marmara activists died trying. Anyone planning Gaza, West Bank, or East Jerusalem trips be warned.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine | Read More »

West Bank 2011: One year of Humiliation in a Two Minutes Video

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In 2011, volunteers in B’Tselem’s camera project filmed over 500 hours of footage in the West Bank portraying Palestinian life under occupation. They edited & summed them up in a two-minute-video.

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence

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B’Tselem’s been on the story for years. Settler violence is longstanding, troubling, and largely without accountability.

January 5th, 2012 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Government,Politics | Read More »

West Bank: Palestinian shot in the Face with Tear Gas Canister (Like Those Used in Oakland)

Mustafa Tamimi after being shot in the face with a high-velocity tear gas canister from short range

Mustafa Tamimi, 27, was critically injured on Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh when an Israeli soldier fired a tear gas canister directly at his head from a short distance.

December 10th, 2011 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine,World | Read More »

Israeli West Bank Annexation Bill

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Palestinians petitioned the UN for sovereign recognition and full UN membership.

September 29th, 2011 | Posted in Israel,Middle East,Palestine | Read More »

Calls to Annex West Bank Settlements

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Since 1967, Israel established 121 settlements, recognized by the Interior Ministry as “communities.” Another 100 unauthorized outposts were built.

September 28th, 2011 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Corruption,Government,Politics | Read More »

 

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