Israeli forces have killed 205 Gazans and injured 22,000 since the weekly unarmed protests began on March 31 … Israel is using “exploding bullets” that cause devastating injuries and often require amputation… The dead include journalists, medics, children, women, and disabled individuals… On Friday they killed 7 more, including a 12-year-old and two teens….
Ha’aretz obtained Al Jazeera’s four-part documentary about the Israel lobby, censored following pressure by Jewish-American groups . It shows how Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry works with pro-Israel U.S. officials and groups to manipulate Americans…
Israel’s assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy for this generation of students
The UK Independent reports that Palestine has had to contend with Israel’s systematic obstruction of education: from enforced closures, campus raids, and the oppression of individual students and teachers, including arbitrary arrests and detention without trial
The Nation magazine reports that a quarter-century after the Oslo agreement, Israel is consolidating its domination by cruel and illegal means—but the global resistance movement is growing.
A dozen years ago Alison Weir described how U.S. media ignored a Palestinian death… this has gone on year after year after year…
The highest Israeli officer tried for Israel’s 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre admitted that his trial was staged to protect Israeli leaders. An Israeli historian thinks the massacre was part of a secret plan to expel Palestinians from Israel…
Israel partisans Sheldon Adelson and Michael Bloomberg are the top campaign donors leading up to midterm elections. Adelson, an American billionaire who has said he wished he’d served in the Israeli military instead of the US one, is donating tens of millions of dollars to Republicans. Bloomberg, a billionaire who twice flew to Israel to demonstrate his support of Israel during its massacres of Gazans, is giving tens of millions to Democrats….
On Friday, Oct 12, Israeli forces killed 7 Palestinian civilians in Gaza and and wounded 224 others taking part in an unarmed protest, including 42 children, 3 women, 3 journalists, and a paramedic with live bullets and direct tear gas canisters.
A leaked clip from a censored documentary indicates that a pro-Israel, anti-Arab protest was manufactured with help from staff and students from the Hoover Institution, located at Stanford University. In the clip, a student says they were forced to participate. A student laughs that they sold out for $50,000 and benefits.
The Los Angeles Jewish Community Foundation has admitted that it funded the Israeli charity that appears to run Canary Mission, the online blacklist of American students that the Israeli government has used to interrogate and detain U.S. citizens.
As the man-made crisis in Gaza is nearing a dangerous climax, Israel’s military has awarded the Gaza Division with a “certificate of appreciation” for its role in suppressing Palestinian protests. Described in the media as “clashes,” these protests involve Israeli snipers firing into crowds of unarmed young Palestinians. The award was given as the number of unarmed protesters wounded since March 30 surpassed 22,000 and the killings reached 198.
While my country has long been free from racist minority rule, the world is not yet free of the crime of apartheid. I see the eerie similarities between Israel’s racial laws and policies towards Palestinians, and the architecture of apartheid in South Africa. We South Africans know apartheid when we see it. In fact, many recognise that, in some respects, Israel’s regime of oppression is even worse.
She twisted facts, she twisted words, and then she shouted her distortions from the podium of the United Nations to the mainstage of AIPAC. The world – with a few notable exceptions – knew better than to believe her.
Funds from one of the biggest donors to San Francisco’s Jewish Community Federation, the Helen Diller Foundation, went to organizations known for promoting bigotry against Muslims. Diller Foundation head Jaclyn “Jackie” Safier is on UC Berkeley’s board of visitors
Phil Weiss reports on a talk by Ronen Bergman, who lavished praise on AIPAC for ‘having Israel’s back’… Weiss notes that 4 New York Times writers have had sons in the Israeli military; current Times columnists Roger Cohen, Bret Stephens and David Brooks are proudly Zionist; opinion editor Bari Weiss comes out of a career as an Israel advocate, and her father is a stalwart at AIPAC…
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports that Jewish candidates’ stances on Israel are mixed: Some staunchly defend Israel, some are among Israel’s most outspoken critics, some barely registered on the Israel spectrum… Boldfaced sections show each candidate’s views/actions regarding Israel
Recent news reports from the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC), Oct. 9-10