On May 2, 2003 Israeli forces “consciously and deliberately targeted” James Miller and his crew while they were in Gaza making a documentary for HBO. See this British TV report from the time: “Dispatches: The Killing Zone.”
H.A. Hellyer of the Carnegie Foundation calls on the American government to stop acting like Israel isn’t practicing full-blown apartheid, and start focusing on Palestinian human rights. Our leaders need to get aligned with their constituents, who are more willing than ever to be critical of Israel.
The New York Times columnist has been donating sizable sums to pro-Israel organizations for many years, but has managed to keep his benevolence under wraps – until now.
Idaho & West Virginia have just passed AIPAC promoted legislation against BDS, the international boycott against Israel over its human rights abuses. The government of Israel has been leading the effort against BDS; in 2017 it approved $72 million to combat the human rights campaign… 33 states have now passed anti-BDS legislation
Pillsbury is doing business in illegal Israeli settlements & profiting from Israel’s war crimes, and a member of the PIllsbury family is calling for boycott of his own family’s products.
Just a few months after Israeli human rights org B’Tselem released its bombshell report calling Israel an apartheid state, another major group reaches the same conclusion – adding “persecution” to the charge of apartheid. A 200+ page report details Human Rights Watch’s findings.
The Israel lobby is the most powerful and the most pernicious lobby representing the interest of a foreign nation in all of American history. Israel and its lobby have been primarily responsible for the failure to achieve a comprehensive Middle East peace.
In a move widely recognized as illegal under international law, Israel has forbidden all fishing in the waters off Gaza. Israel’s blame-the-victim rationale for the ban is to punish Palestinian protest against Israel’s now 14-year-old, illegal blockade of the enclave. Palestinian resistance groups launched several dozen small, homemade projectiles toward Israel in recent days – projectiles that rarely cause injury. In the 1990s, the Oslo Accords set the Gazan fishing zone at 20 miles, but Israel has unilaterally moved the boundary again and again as a form of collective punishment that impoverishes and starves the Palestinian population.
A three-minute video by If Americans Knew about some of the many Palestinian children Israeli forces have killed over the past few years. American taxpayers, whose politicians expend $19 million per day on behalf of Israel, need to see this short video…
A Jewish Israeli eyewitness to this week’s anti-Palestinian violence in Jerusalem recalls the sights, sounds, and smells of racism.