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Palestine is evocative

Palestine Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  The splendour of Jaffa was […]

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@netanyahu @whitehouse Why It Is Apartheid in Israel Palestine

During February and March over 250 cities sponsor Israeli Apartheid Week events such as rallies, lectures, cultural performances, music shows, films and workshops that raise awareness of Israel’s Apartheid policies toward the indigenous Palestinians and in support of the Nonviolent Palestinian led call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli Apartheid policies and violations […]

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Painting by Paul Sarko, of Syria.

Her Name is Rachel Corrie

No amount of reading, attendance at conferences, documentary viewing and word of mouth could have prepared me for the reality of the situation here… “My Name is Rachel Corrie” is based on the writings and journals of Rachel Corrie, the 23-year-old Evergreen State College student, who traveled to the Gaza Strip in 2003 and was […]

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Voortrekker Monument

Rethinking South Africa

This article by Mazin Qumsiyeh was originally published in Countercurrents * * * * I did some research with South African scientists on gerbils and had worked briefly in the 1980s against apartheid in South Africa. I have also been talking and reading about South Africa for the past thirty years as a model for […]

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Keeping Hope Alive

Erdogan Nails It and US Replies…

And what is objectionable is US Policy that supports and sustains the ideology of Zionism, which presupposes a particular people are superior and thus entitled to legally owned Palestinian property…. On Wednesday at a United Nations conference in Vienna that was to encourage dialogue between the West and Islam, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted, […]

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Journalists Helen Thomas and Eileen Fleming


Two days ago, this reporter posted the following comment at the TIME WORLD article, Iran: Khamenei’s Ban of Nuclear Weapons Binding | In April 2010, Iran hosted a conference in Tehran on nuclear disarmament and sixty countries were represented but NOT the USA! Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a statement delivered at […]

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America’s Part in “5 Broken Cameras”

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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Mordechai Vanunu_Beyond_Nuclear

What Happens in Vegas Won’t Stay in Vegas

If all goes as planned, six weeks from this writing, I will be at the MGM Grand in Vegas; one of 150 authors pitching books to Movie and TV Producers at an annual “Book To Screen PitchFest”. Just before Christmas, I received a phone call from Las Vegas and immediately thought it was from an […]

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Why they call him ‘Agent’ Cameron

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron has again shown why he should stand down from British politics. In a speech to Conservative Friends of Israel at a lunch the other day he said – and not for the first time – things that are deeply disturbing to people who expect him to put British interests first. […]

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Zionism – more than traditional colonialism and apartheid

Published on Palestine Chronicle January 2004 and lots of places after that. The Jewish colonisation of Palestine under the Zionist slogan ”the land without people to the people without a land” started almost a hundred years ago and reached its first climax with the proclamation of The Jewish State of Israel in 1948. A second […]

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