Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 12:43
Palestinian youth are calling for a silent protest this Saturday outside the headquarters of Palestinian Authority ruler Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah to protest the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in Jordan.
Israel’s High Court has rejected a legal challenge to the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, in a 6-5 decision on Wednesday. Despite a “security” justification, the ruling has been praised in explicitly racist terms, as helping Israel maintain its ‘Jewish majority’.
Submitted by Asa Winstanley on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 18:02
Paul Flynn’s comments last month were misguided, but the main perpetrators of anti-Semitic ideas about “Jewish loyalty” are the Zionist movement and Israel. BICOM’s chief executive took part in a panel at a Zionist conference in November whose title reflected exactly the same idea.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 17:19
Today Palestinians attempted to drive on the road from Jericho in the Jordan Valley in the Israeli occupied West Bank, up to Ramallah. As many of the roads in the occupied West Bank are reserved for the exclusive use of Jewish settlers, Palestinians found themselves violently blocked, and then arrested by Israeli occupation forces.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 22:12
Under attack from Republicans for supposedly not being pro-Israel enough, US President Barack Obama has been doing all he can to prove that he is indeed the most pro-Israel president in history. His surrogates have been boasting, for example, that on his watch, US military aid to Israel has reached “unprecedented levels.”