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Facebook COO pledges $2.5 mill to Israel advocacy group, brushing off Palestinian complaints of censorship

In the midst of a campaign by Palestinian journalists accusing Facebook of suppressing their content, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has pledged $2.5 million to the ADL, an organization that devotes much of its work to Israel advocacy…

Goodbye to the Internet: Interference by Governments Is Already Here

In the wake of the New Zealand massacre and other serious incidents, some are calling for more policing of the internet. Philip Giraldi argues that US media is already over-regulated, and the bodies that oversee the regulating (for example Congress and ADL) can not be trusted to have our interests at heart.

Troves of looted Palestinian books, documents, photographs and films from as early as the 1930s are sealed in Israel’s archives and libraries. Palestinians see the censorship as part of a wider trend of physical and cultural erasure continues to this day. Concealing the archival record denies Palestinians the tools to communicate their own history.

Midterm scoreboard reveals massive pro-Israel influence on Congressional candidates

A detailed scoreboard on candidates for Congress shows that 28 pro-Israel PACs and numerous pro-Israel individuals have given candidates millions of dollars in campaign contributions. The scoreboard presents 29 bills and resolutions that were introduced on behalf of Israel. 20 passed into law or on-record statement, many by unanimous consent. The legislation has accrued a total of over 3,300 co-sponsors… Over 80 congressional challengers have also accepted donations from at least one pro-Israel PAC; most from more than one, etc. Read the full summary:

A leaked clip from a censored documentary shows an Israeli Embassy official describing how she used fake identities on Facebook. It also reveals that the official, an American citizen named Julia Reifkind, led a pro-Israel group that worked to stir up anti-Muslim, anti-Arab resentment at UC Davis with unfounded allegations of “antisemitism.”

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…

Facts & latest news on Gaza Great March of Return (periodically updated)

Since March 30, 2018 Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip–including families, women, and children–have gathered along the Israeli border to highlight their dispossession in 1948 and protest the growing humanitarian catastrophe. From that time through December 16th, 2019, Israeli forces have killed 364 Gazans and injured over 35,000, including women, children, disabled individuals, medics, and journalists. Many have been shot in the back, nearly all were unarmed and posed no risk to the heavily armed Israeli soldiers. During the same period, Gazan resistance forces killed 9 Israelis.

How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet

Numerous projects work to flood social media with pro-Israel propaganda, while blocking facts Israel dislikes. The projects utilize Israeli soldiers, students, American teens and others, and range from infiltrating Wikipedia to influencing YouTube. One works out of Jewish Community Centers in the U.S…