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6 condemnatory UN resolutions against Israel to be adopted for 2018 “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”

Below are six UN General Assembly resolutions against Israel adopted today. For the full chart of the 20 UNGA country condemnations being adopted in November/December 2018, please click here. Also, CNN just fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill for the following speech that he delivered Wednesday at the UN’s related event for ...

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Israeli court rules to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village

Home to 180 Palestinians, village’s demolition expected soon by Israeli army as rights groups denounce move. Palestinians and right groups condemned a decision by an Israeli court that gave the green light for the military to demolish a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, forcibly evicting 180 residents there. ...

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It is Israel and its supporters who conflate Israel with all Jews, and then claim that condemning Israel, its laws, policies, actions and ideology amounts to condemning the Jewish people. (See Li CrowdSpark)

Anti-Semitism vs. anti-colonialism

Much of the ongoing acrimonious and toxic debate in Britain about allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party centers on expressions of opposition to Israeli laws, policies, ideologies, actions and declarations. No thinking person, for example, is expected to believe that descriptions of Jews as engaging in a “worldwide conspiracy ...

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Painting a false picture about Palestine

Why is it that the mainstream media in the US and other Western countries consistently frame the Palestinian liberation struggle as a “conflict” in which “both sides” share the blame, particularly because “extremists” undermine “moderates”? Why does this media unfailingly assert Israel’s “right to self-defense” even in the face of ...

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Israeli “self-defense” against Palestinians is logically impossible

News media outlets frequently present outbreaks of large-scale violence in Palestine–Israel in terms of “Israel’s right to defend itself.” This narrative says that whatever Israel may be guilty of, the state is justified in using military force to respond to Palestinian attacks. But such media narratives about Israel’s “right to ...

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Palestinian women jailed for anti-occupation poems

Dareen Tatour posted a video of herself reading her poem, “Resist, my people, resist them” An Israeli court on Tuesday sentenced an Arab woman to five months in prison for incitement to violence and support for a terrorist organisation in poems and other social media posts, the justice ministry said. ...

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