Overall, Bernie Sanders has taken the boldest stand for Palestinian human rights, but has pulled back to “safe” positions more than once; Elizabeth Warren has a history of support for Israel despite its long, systemic record of human rights abuses, but seems willing to respond to pressure from voters. Neither has advocated for full Palestinian rights and justice. See a detailed report on Sanders’ and Warrens’ position on Palestine…
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September, Week 3: Mainstream media does not cover the scores of “small” stories of Palestinian loss of freedom, property, life, and hope. IMEMC brings the stories to us daily. Below are many of the headlines from the past week.
As the Anti Defamation League and American Jewish Committee try to shut down activist Alison Weir’s upcoming event at Clovis Community College in Fresno CA on September 18th, she explains what it is the groups are trying to hide.
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is incarcerated in a UK prison that has been called “Britain’s Guantanamo.” His crime was exposing actions the US government, the media, the Democratic–Clinton machine, Israel, and others wanted kept hidden, including war crimes and torture.
Israeli forces “have intentionally shot children. They have intentionally shot people with disabilities, they have intentionally shot journalists… We found that one person, a double amputee, was shot and killed as he sat in his wheelchair (see video). On two separate days, two people visibly walking on crutches, were shot in the head…”
45 children were killed in the Gaza Strip since March 30; in the overwhelming majority of cases, DCIP was able to confirm children did not present any imminent, mortal threat or threat of serious injury when killed by Israeli forces.
The report concludes Israeli forces and officials are responsible for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious violations of international law for the killing of Palestinian child protesters in Gaza.
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.
UN Economic and Social Council In the same week that a UN bloc of 135 countries, 80% of the world’s population, chose Palestine as its next leader, Israel was in for yet another blow. Israel suffered an embarrassing setback in the UN when ECOSOC passed a resolution condemning the Jewish State for economic consequences of…
US foreign policy is no longer about our interests; we’re being prepped to do Israel’s bidding in Syria, then Iran. Well done, Israel-centric lobbies & media outlets.
Oil Insider Gary Vogler writes of the Iraq War: The oil agenda I discovered and experienced was to supply Iraq oil to Israel. The players were oil mogul & commodities manipulator Marc Rich, pardoned by Clinton; the neocons in the Bush Administration, Feith, Zell, Wolfowitz, Libby, and other Israel partisans – contains video of Vogler