What Palestinians have been asking for over the last 50 years – international actions to stop an aggressive occupier – were implemented for Ukrainians within seven days. A parallel demand for such actions to benefit Palestinians sounds like a stale joke…
Category: Biden policies
The crisis in Ukraine exposes the hypocrisy of Israel and its Zionist allies
The Palestinians have every right to ask why Western leaders, led by Biden, are imposing crippling sanctions on Moscow and threatening more retaliatory action if it continues with its invasion of Ukraine, but don’t take similar action against Israeli colonialism.
Israeli soldiers who allowed Omar As’ad to die did not have a momentary “moral failure”
Israel is lying about its soldiers’ actions that night: this wasn’t a fluke – it was Israeli standard operating procedure.
WATCH: State Dept’s Ned Price on Israeli apartheid & killing of 80-year-old
During a State Department briefing, reporters pressed spokesman Ned Price on the recent report by Amnesty International that Israel is perpetrating apartheid, and also asked him about the recent death of an 80-year-old American at the hands of Israeli soldiers. When Price said the US rejects Amnesty’s report, reporter Matt Lee pointed out that the State Dept uses Amnesty reports on numerous other nations. Read the facts here…
Want some good news? Here are the top BDS victories of 2021
2021 was a very long year – long enough for the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) Movement to score many victories against Israel’s violations of human rights. Justice for Palestinians is getting closer.
A chronicle of Israeli actions against Palestinians in 2021
Israel has outdone itself in 2021 – destroying large swaths of Gaza, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters, endangering Palestinian children, and more. Here is a rundown of the year’s violence, covered by numerous IAK posts – with hopes that together, we can work to bring justice and peace in 2022.
Guardian, NYT, WaPo report: Israeli spyware is getting Israel in hot water
On Monday the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Washington Post each published a different news story about Israeli technology – all with a common thread: unscrupulous practices targeting innocent people that Israel considers a threat.
New GOP bill would keep illegal settlement products labeled ‘Made in Israel’
Pro-Israel congress members argue that returning to the pre-Pompeo policy, labelling settlement-made products “Made in West Bank,” would empower those who seek to boycott the Jewish state. In reality, the products are made in the West Bank – on land stolen from Palestinians.
Biden kneels before Israeli President’s chief of staff
Israeli media are reporting widely that Biden knelt before Israeli President Rivlin’s chief of staff during Rivlin’s White House meeting with Biden. The chief of staff, Rivka Ravitz, is an ultra-orthodox Israeli who lived in an Israeli settlement for many years, where her husband was deputy mayor. Biden promised his support for Israel was ‘engraved in stone.’
False antisemitism insulates Israel and hurts the movement for justice
A Jewish American exposes the often-used tactic of deflecting criticism of Israel by viewing it falsely through a lens of antisemitism. Even some supporters of Palestinian rights miss the sleight-of-hand that casts this negative light on their own movement and have mistakenly attacked longtime activists…