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Alex Kane: Thousands Across Palestine Protest Against Efforts to Uproot Bedouin

Protesters against the Prawer Plan (Photo: Allison Deger/Mondoweiss) Protests erupted across the Palestinian territories today as a show of force against the Prawer Plan, the Israeli government’s initiative to uproot tens of thousands of Bedouin Arabs, demolish their villages and build new Jewish towns on top of their ruins. Demonstrations that were part of the planned “Day of Rage” occurr ...

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Gabi Weber: „Antisemitismus bleibt nicht ungestört“ – Neue Einschüchterungsversuche gegen Cafe Palestine Freiburg

In den vergangenen dreieinhalb Jahren wurde die Arbeit von Cafe Palestine Freiburg nicht nur durch den Oberbürgermeister oder die Universität Freiburg gemeinsam mit deren Dozenten, dem Holocaust-Spezialisten Heinrich Schwendemann, erschwert. Bekanntlich hat Cafe Palestine Freiburg gegen beide Institutionen vor dem Verwaltungsgericht gewonnen. Auch die Versuche Henryk M. Broders (Deutschlands Hasba ...

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GISHA: This Week – No Cake in Gaza

November 8-14, 2013. Gaza bakeries to stop making cakes due to power shortage • Quality of sewage treatment deteriorates • The price of a ton of cement increases from 380 NIS to 1,300 NIS. Power plant : Gaza's power plant ceased operating on November 1, and power outages still last up to 16 hours per day. So far, there have been no reports of an agreement between the government in the Gaza Str ...

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Ma´an News Agency: Residents Fear New War as Gaza Marks 2012 Anniversary

(MaanImages/file)   GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian families say they live in constant fear that renewed fighting will break out, as the Gaza Strip prepares to commemorate the first anniversary of Israel's war on the coastal territory. Israel's military bombarded the Gaza Strip for eight days in November last year, killing over 170 people and injuring at least 1,000. Extensive damage was c ...

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Vacy Vlazna: The Charlatanism of Palestine-Denial

Vacy Vlazna Here we go again. On Israel and the US losing their UNESCO voting rights, ‘Israel’s ambassador to UNESCO, Nimrod Barkan, ‘said in an interview that his country supports the U.S. decision [to suspend contributions], “objecting to the politicization of UNESCO, or any international organization, with the accession of a non-existing country like Palestine.” (AP  8- ...

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Uri Avnery: Yasser Arafat – The Assassination

For Israelis, Arafat was the embodiment of the Palestinian people   From the first moment, I did not have the slightest doubt that Yasser Arafat was assassinated. It was a matter of simple logic. On the way back from the funeral, I happened upon Jamal Zahalka, a member of the Knesset for the nationalist Arab Balad party, who is a highly qualified doctoral pharmacist. We exchanged views and came to the ...

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Lori Wallach: TAFTA – Die große Unterwerfung (Le Monde Diplomatique)

Aufgeregte Politiker von Berlin bis Brüssel sehen durch den NSA-Skandal das Transatlantische Freihandelsabkommen in Gefahr. Über das, was in dem angestrebten Vertrag stehen soll, reden sie nicht so gern. Ein Blick auf die ersten Blaupausen lässt ahnen, was Europas Bürger nicht zu früh erfahren sollen. Bereits vor fünfzehn Jahren versuchten Großunternehmen bei den Verhandl ...

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Finian Cunningham: Cut Zionist Genocide, Feed Americans Instead

Sat Nov 2, 2013 5:18AM GMT 14 28   26   By Finian Cunningham Share | Email | Print Related Interviews: 'Israel, KSA afraid of Iran powerhouse' ‘US, KSA, Israel after destabilizing ME’ Some 47 million poor Americans - one in four children - see their already meager federal food allowances slashed this week. The cuts amount to $4 billion a year over the next decade. That $4 billi ...

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