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The Israeli Spy with a Baby Face Reaches Court

Daphni Leef invited to visit the Court the day after the elections Social protests have defined Israeli reality since 2011, to the extent that Netanyahu called for the upcoming early elections. The protests’ emotional peak was when a man set himself on fire, but many other events have created unforgettable images; like the guillotine that was placed in […]

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The Twinning

Palestinian Children in Israeli military detention Here in South Tottenham (London), attending a Twinning Conference organised excellently and robustly by Haringey Justice for Palestinians[1], a creative branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, I am just recovering from the icy cold outside, in possession of a brimming coffee and in the company of good people doing […]

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Palestinians for Jewish Women’s Rights

A lesser known Palestinian activist in the BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) movement, Aisha Aburimah, has launched a bold call for signatures from Palestinians on an open letter stating their support for equal Jewish women’s rights in Israel (most of Palestine). While the BDS movement is dedicated to fighting against anti-semitism – the root cause […]

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America’s Part in “5 Broken Cameras”

The Palestinian-Israeli-French production of “5 Broken Cameras” is a 2011 documentary film co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi. “5 Broken Cameras” is also an Oscar contender for best documentary and an eyewitness account of non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village that has been encroached upon by Israeli-only settlements [all the […]

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In valiant fortitude

In valiant fortitude Soraya Boyd   Unlawfully pincered between harsh collective punishment and base military aggression The tear bedabbled faces of innocent children in constant lacrimation Afforded no respite cling desperately to their progenitor for safety and protection   Incessantly tossed and trounced in a criminally virulent sphere Innocent children lead daily lives carved in […]

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Will Al-Nusrah Front Announce Islamic Emirate for Yarmouk Palestinian Camp?

Franklin Lamb Al-Manar Notes From Damascus   Perhaps the next time this observer responds to a request from a graduate student somewhere who writes to him seeking help with research for a Masters or Doctoral thesis on the subject of Palestinian refugees In Lebanon and Syria and the effects of the current crisis in Syria […]

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Gatekeeper Bingo!

Play Gatekeeper Bingo as you check the list of signatories to yet another ethnically exclusive list! The following statement, dated 1 January 2013, is issued by Jews for the Palestinian Right of Return. The initial signers are listed below along with a link for those who wish to sign on. “For Palestinians, the right to […]

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Will Syria Go on Offense at The Hague?

Franklin Lamb Al-manar A “legal intifada” appears likely for more than just the Palestinians a Maison d’Avocats, Damascus Even before the historic 139 to 8 vote of the UN General Assembly on November 29 of this year which opened up a plethora of legal remedies for Palestinians, a “legal intifada” — to borrow a phrase […]

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With leaders like Netanyahu, Israel doesn’t need enemies

In 1949, Israel lied to gain membership in the United Nations, but by the skillful use of blackmail, murder, bribery and Holocaust® guilt it has been able to inhibit the “civilized” world from doing anything about it. As a result, the UN, that great forum for world peace, has by inaction been co-opted in the slow, […]

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Gilad Atzmon & Lady Michèle Renouf

Minimising the trivialisation of relativism

What do Gilad Atzmon and Lady Michèle Renouf have in common? Both are featured in Rewriting History (1), a new free online PDF book by Britain’s Hope not Hate organization. The book defends the double standard of support for Jewish supremacy, combined with hostility to any suggestion of white gentile identity, under the guise of liberal humanism. […]

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Vanunu VS SECURITY’S Stupid Vendetta and The Silence of The Media

Regarding his nineteen-month wait for Interior Minister Eli Yishai to respond to his appeal to revoke his Israeli citizenship, Mordechai Vanunu explained: “The interior minister answer my letter to him to cancel my Israel citizenship. He wrote, I will be happy to do it, but security people don’t recommend it because I can damage Israel […]

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Is Yarmouk Headed for the Same Fate as Nahr al Bared?

Nahr-al-Barid Franklin Lamb Report from Yarmouk Camp, Damascus Al-manar Some Palestinians here in Damascus, from the Palestinian writers union with whom this observer has been meeting, including independent researcher Hamad Said Al-Mawed, are saying so. Admittedly there are some similarities between the two camps fate. Both among the ‘better’ of the 57 Palestinian refugee camps […]

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Message from and regarding the Mental Torture of Julian Assange

“I salute those who recognize that freedom of the press and the publics right to know- recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the 1st Amendment in the US – is in danger and needs protection like never before.”-Julian Assange, Christmas Message http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Adx5vSC32vY   Nobel laureate, Mairead Maguire recently visited Assange and […]

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“As Yarmouk goes, so goes Damascus. As Damascus goes, so goes Syria”

“As Yarmouk goes, so goes Damascus. As Damascus goes, so goes Syria”   Photo: “Homemade” weapon fragments from Yarmouk Camp in Ahmed Jebril’s office Rebel controlled Yarmouk Palestinian Camp empties pending a government counter-attack Damascus Street Notes   Franklin Lamb Yarmouk camp, Damascus Al-manar   A few thoughts rushed through this observers mind when he saw […]

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