Tags: Alison Weir

Alison Weir speaks in Fresno CA to packed house & enthusiastic applause

In preparation for Alison Weir’s informative event on the Israeli occupation of Palestine, Fresno CA braced itself for protests that Israel partisans had promised. The ADL, American Jewish Committee, etc had condemned the event. But the evening was peaceful and educational, with a large, full auditorium, extremely receptive audience, and TV news reports on the event. After the almost 2-hour talk, there was a long line of audience members eager to purchase her book…

A Modest Proposal to the ADL from Alison Weir of If Americans Knew

Alison Weir’s 2013 letter to the ADL thanks it for including IAK in the “top 10 anti-Israel organizations” – i.e. most effective & committed groups working for justice and human rights for Palestinians. She suggests that since the ADL’s smear campaign against Palestine advocacy groups enables it to raise millions of dollars, the ADL should give the groups a finder’s fee/commission…”

Why are global organizations attacking a talk at Clovis Community College?

In the past 3 days, 4 massively powerful international organizations with net assets totaling over a quarter of a billion dollars, have released aggressive statements condemning a small-town lecture at a small-town community college. Why is that? (Hint: it’s about Israel and Alison Weir.)

Weir says ADL claims against her are intended to hide Israeli crimes

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.

Alison Weir: advocating for Palestine 18 years and counting

Eighteen years ago this month, Alison Weir returned from her eye-opening, independent trip to Palestine. Many people feel that she may be the Palestinians’ most enduring and relentless advocate.

Her tireless work includes meticulous media analysis, writing, speaking, and educating Americans (and justice-lovers around the world) about the little-known facts of the Nakba (“Catastrophe”), the oppression that Israel has been perpetrating on Palestinians for over seventy years, and how the United States, pressured by the Israel lobby, is complicit.

First West Coast showing of Censored Al Jazeera Film on the Israel Lobby

The leaked documentary will be shown, followed by a discussion, at the Berkeley Central Library on Monday, Feb. 4, at 6 pm. The explosive film contains footage of Israel lobby manipulation obtained by an undercover reporter. The post contains a downloadable flyer for people in the Berkeley, California area to distribute.

Study finds 50-year history of anti-Palestinian bias in mainstream news reporting

A study of 50 years of headlines in 5 top newspapers finds that media coverage of Israel-Palestine favors Israel by providing more overall coverage, more positive coverage, and greater access to Israeli voices than to Palestinian ones. Much of this can be attributed to pressure from the pro-Israel lobby.

Nobel laureate supports Palestinian rights, referred to Alison Weir’s book in article

George Smith, just awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been active and outspoken in his support of Palestinian rights. In his articles on the subject Professor Smith has quoted a wide range of sources, including Alison Weir’s book, Against Our Better Judgment. Mondoweiss chronicles Smith’s dedication to Palestinian human rights despite being smeared by Israel partisans…