The controversial Halvorssen has also affirmed that he sees no reason to stop taking money from Islamophobes to support his Human Rights Foundation, which produces the Oslo forum.
The Newseum refused to explain why it decided to remove the names of two Palestinian journalists killed by Israel from its memorial.
An ongoing displacement, the forced exile of the Palestinians
Sixty-five years after the Nakba – Israel’s expulsion and dispossession of the Palestinians – began Palestinians still face forced removal from their land.
There have been some very interesting reactions to Max Blumenthal’s investigation that revealed the virulently anti-Muslim and pro-Israel donors behind the American Islamic Congress.
The two journalists, Mahmoud al-Kumi and Hussam Salama, were targeted and killed last November by Israeli occupation forces in the Gaza Strip, during Israel’s November assault.
Royal Jordanian statement on sponsorship of Israel conference appears less than straightforward.
Hawking’s decision was first announced yesterday by BRICUP, the UK campaign for the academic boycott of Israel.
Kathrada, who recently returned from Palestine, writes to Freeman that “Israel is indeed an apartheid state. And in certain respects it is worse than apartheid.”
Human Rights Watch deals with Israel by a different, much softer standard than it applies to any other country.
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