Major League Baseball (MLB) has stopped running promotions of Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters on its platforms, after caving in to pressure from a Jewish group that accused him of “anti-Semitism” because of his support for Palestinian human rights.
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Israel, the playground bully, incarcerates hundreds of Palestinian children every year, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA-43) is saying, “not with American tax dollars you don’t!”
Part 11 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net Holy Water: Old West meets Middle East “Thou shall inherit the holy earth as a faithful steward, conserving its resources and productivity from generation to generation.…
Part 3 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. A synopsis of the findings is here. by Dick Callahan, reposted from DickCallahan.net State Mandated Water Poverty “Today the Golden People of California have elected to adopt Israel’s water model. Now, in order for this thing to work, half…
On February 13, 2019, Israeli forces arrived near the village of a-Tuwani in the South Hebron Hills. The forces used excavating equipment to unearth and destroy a five kilometer stretch of pipe, which was laid just months ago and supplied water to over 1,000 Palestinians. Residents say that without the system, “water has become every family’s largest expense.”
Israeli water policy is diabolical: the water table beneath the West Bank is being siphoned off by Israel and rationed to Palestinian farmers, sold at exorbitant prices; Israeli soldiers destroy water pipes and greenhouses; Israel walls off the Jordan River itself from Palestinian use; and water is piped away from refugee camps into illegal settlements.
Amid all this injustice, Palestinians carry on with patience and dignity. To exist is to resist.
Overnight on August 8-9, Israeli warplanes bombed the Water and Sanitation system for al-Mughraqa City in Gaza.
Water and freedom are commodities that Palestinians are sorely lacking. Israel is building barricades in the sea, shooting at fishermen, and denying access to fresh water.
Gaza desperately needs power for fresh water production. The EU donated a new solar energy field to do the job, but Israeli restrictions keep it from being used.
It’s not just Palestinian houses that are demolished by Israel. This week it was irrigation pipelines. No warning – just a bulldozer accompanied by Israeli army.