PBS stations around the US were scheduled to show a riveting new Frontline documentary, “One Day in Gaza,” but at the last minute the plug was pulled. While significant context is missing, the film includes clips important for Americans to see – including a young, unarmed teen being shot in her head. BBC, the coproducer of the film, broadcast it to British viewers. We are posting it below so that Americans can also view it.
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In a unanimous decision, a DC court is allowing Palestinian plaintiffs to sue Sheldon Adelson & others for $1 billion over their support of Israeli settlements & alleged war crimes – including genocide.
In 2015, billionaire Sheldon Adelson hosted a summit to battle the nonviolent boycott movement for Palestinian rights (BDS). All participants in the event pledged at least $1 million to cover the costs of “demonizing the demonizers…” Participants, true to the maxim that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, declined to discuss any financial pledges….
Guardian: Meet Dr Miriam Adelson: the record-breaking Republican donor driving Trump’s Israel policy
Evidence suggests that Miriam, an Israeli citizen, drives the Adelson’s actions to influence U.S policies on behalf of Israel… pushing for the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem, donating an unprecedented $113m to this year’s midterm election… Miriam is wealthier than husband Sheldon, Rupert Murdoch…
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who seems to prefer Israel to the US, runs ‘Trump’s’ policies on Israel-Palestine
The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs details how casino magnate Sheldon Adelson uses his billions of dollars to advocate for Israel.
Israel partisans Sheldon Adelson and Michael Bloomberg are the top campaign donors leading up to midterm elections. Adelson, an American billionaire who has said he wished he’d served in the Israeli military instead of the US one, is donating tens of millions of dollars to Republicans. Bloomberg, a billionaire who twice flew to Israel to demonstrate his support of Israel during its massacres of Gazans, is giving tens of millions to Democrats….
Sheldon Adelson is reportedly spending at least $55 million during the upcoming midterm elections. Adelson has become the most influential donor in the Republican Party. Adelson’s total spending on behalf of Israel in the 2016 and 2018 election combined, will surpass $100 million, probably making him the largest single donor in American politics today.
In an unprecedented gift of our executive power to Israel, the House has passed for the very first time a law that forces the American president to give Israel a minimum of $3.8 billion per year. We have, in effect, crippled our ability to promote US interests in the Middle East. The new House version is even more generous to Israel than the Senate bill and the 2016 MOU… it amounts to $7,230 per minute to Israel, or $120 per second…
An Adelson pro-Israel initiative will operate on 80 campuses, spending six figures per campus – about $8 million to $10 million this school year. Among its activities will be to “recruit influencers” and take them on trips to Israel.