Tags: two-state solution

ICC orders arrest warrant for Benjamin Netanyahu – Day 226

3,000 aid trucks wait at the border to enter Gaza, 100s of medical patients wait to exit; Israel assassinates Gaza police; as Israel destroys northern Gaza, more troops also head to southern Gaza; Israeli settlers attack aid trucks bound for Gaza; Israel wants US to withdraw support for two-state solution; president of Iran killed in helicopter crash; Netanyahu controls cabinet’s access to US leaders, doesn’t want to end war; Glasgow Univ rector investigation incited by Gnasherjew website; NYPD overreacts to peaceful Nakba protest in Brooklyn

Nightmare in healthcare facilities, as Netanyahu repeats opposition to Palestinian state – Day 134

Healthcare in Gaza without health or care; Biden admin in denial about Netanyahu’s intentions, plans more weapons transfers; American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church comes out against US military aid to Israel; Israel reportedly attacked Iran gas pipelines, and more

24 Massacres in 24 Hours, 210 Gazans killed – Day 110

Horror in Khan Younis, white flag killing caught on film; update on American teen shot dead by Israel; Israeli TV reports that widely reported descriptions of Hamas atrocities were lies; calls to end arms transfers to Israel; 210 Congress members support Israel’s violence; Dem support for Israel may be on shaky ground over 2-state solution; US bombing of Iraq is destroying years-long alliance, and more

Thomas Friedman’s Last Gasp: The failure of liberal zionism

Friedman’s fear is that the debate is quietly shifting outside this framework – towards the recognition that Israel is a belligerent apartheid regime and the conclusion that one democratic state for Palestinians and Jews is now the only viable solution.

Draft Democratic platform fails to endorse justice for Palestinians

Palestinian rights are becoming mainstream, and support for Israel is declining – especially among Democrats. But you’d never guess it from the Democratic Party platform. (If you’re not happy with this, there’s a place you can upload a short video telling the DNC what you want the platform to contain…)

Congress has introduced 50 pieces of legislation about Israel in 2019

While America struggles with crises in health care, hunger, and homelessness, Congress has found the time to entertain over four dozen bills and resolutions that cater to a wealthy, heavily-armed state: Israel.

Merry Christmas, Israel is building 2,191 new settlement housing units on Palestinian land

In 2018, the government advanced thousands of housing units, including most which can be found in isolated settlements deep inside the West Bank, outside Israel’s pre-1967 borders. These are settlements that, in any two-state solution, Israel will have to evacuate. According to Peace Now, those who build these places have no intention of achieving peace and a two-state solution.

The latest announcement, which as an aside was cynically passed on Christmas while most Western governments are on holiday, shows that Netanyahu is willing to sacrifice Israeli interests in favor of an election gift to the settlers in an attempt to attract a few more votes from his right-wing flank.

For Justice, Not Apartheid, in Palestine

The Nation magazine reports that a quarter-century after the Oslo agreement, Israel is consolidating its domination by cruel and illegal means—but the global resistance movement is growing.