Tag Archives: palestine

Rebuilding Gaza

It's a Herculean task. With no assurance Israel won't destroy it again at its discretion. For duplicitous reasons. Or none at all. Billions of dollars are needed. Experts believe around $8 billion. Perhaps more once the enormity of what's needed is fully understood. Longtime Israeli collaborator/illegitimate Palestinian president Abbas seeks $4 billion. It's woefully inadequate. No one's sure ...

The US And The EU Promise Billions Of Euros To Gaza

After letting Israel bomb and murder thousands of innocent children, women and men, the so-called international community is ready to help Palestinians recover from genocide. The United States and the European Union have pledged to donate at least 617 million euros to rebuild the Gaza Strip. This was announced on Sunday by the Secretary of State of ...

IDF Soldiers Denounce Israeli High Crimes Against Peace

Netanyahu is a world class thug. He's a war criminal multiple times over. He heads Israel's fascist government. He wages genocidal war on Palestine. Operation Protective Edge (OPE) is the latest example. It was war without mercy. Mass slaughter and destruction were horrific. James Petras calls Israel a "genocidal state." "Citizens and soldiers, criminals and professionals, torturers and ...

Israeli Intelligence Veterans Refuse To Serve In Palestinian Territories

Forty-three veterans of one of Israel’s most secretive military intelligence units – many of them still active reservists – have signed a public letter refusing to serve in operations involving the occupied Palestinian territories because of the widespread surveillance of innocent residents. The signatories include officers, former instructors and senior NCOs from the country’s equivalent of ...

Israel Murders Journalists

Israel threatens press freedom. Repressive Knesset legislation targets speech, assembly, association, and the right to dissent. So does Kafkaesque justice. Military censorship bans, buries or sanitizes information about its crimes of war and against humanity it wants suppressed. It willfully suppresses what everyone needs to know. It does so on the spurious pretext of national security. It gags ...

Eran Efrati: An Israeli Soldier’s Story (VIDEO)

The talk by Eran Efrati was filmed in Denver, Colorado on March 3, 2014 as part of The Soldier and the Refusenik U.S. tour with Maya Wind. Eran talks about his experiences in the IDF and then more broadly discusses Israel, its relationship to the U.S. and the global expansion of militarism. Eran Efrati, 28, was ...

Israeli Lawmaker Calls For Genocide Of Palestinians Gets Thousands Of Facebook Likes

A day before Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khudair was kidnapped and burned alive allegedly by six Israeli Jewish youths, Israeli lawmaker Ayelet Shaked published on Facebook a call for genocide of the Palestinians. It is a call for genocide because it declares that “the entire Palestinian people is the enemy” and justifies its destruction, “including its ...

US ‘Profoundly Troubled’ By Brutal Beating Of Palestine Teen Who Turned Out To Be American

Tarek Abu Khdeir is the cousin of Mohammad Abu Khdeir the teenager whose autopsy shows he was burnt alive in East Jerusalem. Since his beating he has been held without charge. His mother was allowed to see him in the hospital, where she took a photograph of his injuries, but she has not seen him since. ...

Calls For Justice After Video Reveals IDF Shooting Of Innocent Palestinian Teens

  International outcry and condemnation came swiftly on Tuesday following the release of video footage showing two innocent Palestinian teenagers being shot dead by Israeli forces. According to rights group Defense for Children International — Palestine, which obtained and circulated the security camera footage, Nadeem Siam Nawara, 17, and Mohammad Mahmoud Odeh, 16, sustained fatal gunshot wounds on ...

Christian-Zionists Problem – Khazar DNA (VIDEOS)

The recent breakdown in the latest round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is no surprise. The Jerusalem Post reports in the article, Kerry hints: Israel to blame for deadlocked peace process, “US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to blame Israel on Tuesday for dissolving a deal that would have extended negotiations ...

The Obama Peace Plan Includes Permanently Dividing The City Of Jerusalem

Barack Obama’s “two state” peace plan would not just permanently divide the land of Israel.  It would also permanently divide the city of Jerusalem.  It is anticipated that the “Kerry Plan”, which is expected to be revealed to the public soon, will call for a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem without specifying the exact borders.  ...

Amnesty International Accuses Israel Of Exercising Brutal Violence Against Palestinians

Amnesty International has accused Israel of implementing “unnecessary, arbitrary and brutal” violence against Palestinian civilians, a spiral in which “there is increasing abuse and bloodshed” and that has led to some “deliberate” deaths that could be considered war crimes. In a report published Thursday titled “Trigger Happy: The use of excessive force by Israel in the ...

Palestinian Authority Accepts A Three Year Transition Period During Peace Negotiations

In one of his major concessions in this round of the peace process initiated in July, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he would accept an Israeli military presence in a future sovereign and independent State, for a period of three years. “Whoever proposes a transition period of 10 or 15 years does not really want ...

Obama Plans To Force Israel To Accept A Palestinian State With Jerusalem As The Capital

If Israel and the Palestinians do not agree on a “two state solution” by the end of this year, the Obama administration plans to propose its own solution and force it on the two sides in early 2014.  For Obama, the goal is to have this agreement in place in time to influence the November ...

Study Shows Palestinian Authority Corruption

Palestinians under PA governance are ill-served, abused, lied to, exploited and otherwise mistreated. Illegitimate president Mahmoud Abbas is a longtime Israeli collaborator. Betrayal pays well. He amassed a personal fortune. It's stashed in overseas bank accounts and other investments. Reportedly he's worth hundreds of millions of dollars. It's stolen money. He enriched himself throughout his tenure. He has ...

Palestinians’ Right To Resist

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states "(e)veryone has the right to life, liberty and security of person." No one has the right to deny them. Resisting lawless occupation is universally recognized. Palestinians may use "all necessary means at their disposal" to do so. More on that below. Consider daily life. Longstanding militarized occupation is ruthless. It's ...

“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan For The Middle East

Global Research Editor’s Note The following document pertaining to the formation of “Greater Israel” constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government, the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment. According to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, “the area of the Jewish State stretches: “From the ...