Sen. Rand Paul: US participation in Saudi Arabia’s war with Yemen violates the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution; is not in the interests of Americans; is in fact harmful to the interests of Americans.
Giraldi describes the “six-hundred-pound gorilla in the room” that people try to ignore: who is pushing for Middle East wars. He names the names and observes: ‘AIPAC lies are picked up and replayed by an obliging media…
Palestinian Prisoners’ Society: Israeli soldiers invaded and searched homes throughout the West bank and abducted at least sixteen Palestinians.
IDF entered Hebron to protect 3,000 Israeli settlers as they entered the courtyards of the Ibrahimi Mosque, under pretext of celebrating Jewish holidays and marking the Jewish New Year, which starts on Thursday.
Palestinian activists have begun rebuilding the school that was demolished by Israel on August 22. 54 other schools have also been threatened with demolition.
Saturday night, Israeli soldiers attacked many Palestinians participating in a wedding ceremony in the town of al-‘Ezariyya, southeast of occupied East Jerusalem, and abducted four young men.
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi denounced the Israeli government’s decision this week to bury the bodies of four Palestinians in so-called cemeteries of numbers in Israel.
Israeli soldiers invaded several villages and towns in the district of Hebron, broke into and searched homes, and illegally confiscated a large sum of cash from one home.
The people of Sabra & Shatila returned to live in the homes where their families and neighbors were massacred in 1982. Today, the Palestinian refugees are denied work permits in 30 professions and 40 trades outside the camps. Denied by Israel the right of return to their homes, they have no passports and are prohibited from owning and inheriting property.
Israeli forces destroyed a newly-built Palestinian elementary school on the first day of classes with no warning, leaving students to learn in tents and outside in the blistering heat. This is a situation that many American children would never imagine, but in the West Bank, it is a reminder of a hostile and violent occupation.
A new ADL campus initiative conflates criticism of Israel with “anti-Semitism,” tells students how to block events that support Palestinian rights, & recommends joining student governments to block “anti-Israel” activism. Its head endorses legislation that would make supporting boycotts of Israel punishable by a million dollar fine and 20 years in prison…
At least three armored Israeli bulldozers and three tanks entered Palestinian land near Khan Younis, fired live rounds, destroyed crops, and installed sand hills.
A series of battles within the White House and State Department seem to have been won by the pro-Israel faction, as reported in articles by Ha’aretz & the Washington Free Beacon…
The Wall and Settlement Resistance Committee in the PA, activists, and parents, rebuilt the Jeb Al-Theeb School east of Bethlehem, which was demolished by the Israeli occupation on August 23rd.
Israel Justice Minister Shaked said the truth loud and clear: Zionism contradicts human rights, and thus is indeed an ultranationalist, colonialist and perhaps racist movement.
State Sen. Daniel Biss, Democrat running for governor of Illinois, dropped his running mate Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa because Ramirez-Rosa mildly supports BDS.