Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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One arrest will not alter Israel’s culture of impunity for violence

Pep Montserrat for The National One arrest will not alter Israel’s culture of impunity for violence Ben White November 22, 2014   On the morning of March 19 this year, there were no television crews around to capture the moment

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One arrest will not alter Israel’s culture of impunity for violence

Pep Montserrat for The National One arrest will not alter Israel’s culture of impunity for violence Ben White November 22, 2014   On the morning of March 19 this year, there were no television crews around to capture the moment

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Israel’s strategy: between mowing the grass or uprooting it

Israel’s strategy: between mowing the grass or uprooting it Ben White Saturday, 22 November 2014 Ben White Heard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each floor, he kept saying to reassure himself: So

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Israel’s strategy: between mowing the grass or uprooting it

Israel’s strategy: between mowing the grass or uprooting it Ben White Saturday, 22 November 2014 Ben White Heard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each floor, he kept saying to reassure himself: So

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“In Israel, only Jewish blood shocks anyone”

In Israel, only Jewish blood shocks anyone Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.   By Gideon Levy | Nov. 20, 2014 There was a massacre in

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“In Israel, only Jewish blood shocks anyone”

In Israel, only Jewish blood shocks anyone Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.   By Gideon Levy | Nov. 20, 2014 There was a massacre in

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Welcome to Netanyahu’s ‘resolution’ to the conflict

By Noam Sheizaf |Published November 18, 2014 Welcome to Netanyahu’s ‘resolution’ to the conflict Netanyahu, Bennett and Lieberman all promised Israelis quiet and prosperity without having to end the occupation. This is what we got instead. Following this morning’s horrifying

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Welcome to Netanyahu’s ‘resolution’ to the conflict

By Noam Sheizaf |Published November 18, 2014 Welcome to Netanyahu’s ‘resolution’ to the conflict Netanyahu, Bennett and Lieberman all promised Israelis quiet and prosperity without having to end the occupation. This is what we got instead. Following this morning’s horrifying

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Israel is losing Europe’s goodwill, even Germany’s (Financial Times)

Netanyahu is losing Europe’s goodwill, even Germany’s David Gardner in Beirut Financial Times ​ November 10, 2014 1:25 pm Israel slow to realise a change in sentiment over Palestine that could challenge its legitimacy ©Reuters Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu Sweden’s

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Israel is losing Europe’s goodwill, even Germany’s (Financial Times)

Netanyahu is losing Europe’s goodwill, even Germany’s David Gardner in Beirut Financial Times ​ November 10, 2014 1:25 pm Israel slow to realise a change in sentiment over Palestine that could challenge its legitimacy ©Reuters Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu Sweden’s

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‘Jerusalem: A stricken apartheid city’

Jerusalem: A stricken apartheid city by Ben White on November 9, 2014 In the weeks and months after the Jerusalem Light Rail was inaugurated, city officials boasted of a practical achievement and powerful symbol of the city’s modernity and “unity”. Criticism

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‘Jerusalem: A stricken apartheid city’

Jerusalem: A stricken apartheid city by Ben White on November 9, 2014 In the weeks and months after the Jerusalem Light Rail was inaugurated, city officials boasted of a practical achievement and powerful symbol of the city’s modernity and “unity”. Criticism

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‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?’ website launch

From AJDS: Dear AJDS members and supporters,After almost a year of work we’re finally ready to launch our new campaign website: ‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?‘ Please have a read and share it with your family and friends. We’re

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‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?’ website launch

From AJDS: Dear AJDS members and supporters,After almost a year of work we’re finally ready to launch our new campaign website: ‘What’s behind the Jewish National Fund?‘ Please have a read and share it with your family and friends. We’re

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Amnesty International says Israel displayed ‘callous indifference’ during campaign in Gaza

Israel accused of war crimes during campaign in Gaza Amnesty International says Israel displayed ‘callous indifference’ in attacks on family homes during military campaign in Gaza The Guardian, Wednesday 5 November 2014   A Palestinian woman amid the rubble in Gaza

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Amnesty International says Israel displayed ‘callous indifference’ during campaign in Gaza

Israel accused of war crimes during campaign in Gaza Amnesty International says Israel displayed ‘callous indifference’ in attacks on family homes during military campaign in Gaza The Guardian, Wednesday 5 November 2014   A Palestinian woman amid the rubble in Gaza