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Mandela’s fellow prisoner Ahmed Kathrada urges Morgan Freeman to pull out of Hebrew University fundraiser

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.”

A former insider explains how Human Rights Watch panders to the Israel lobby

Human Rights Watch deals with Israel by a different, much softer standard than it applies to any other country.

Egypt activist Mona Seif, nominated for Geneva human rights prize, hits back at Zionist smear campaign

Ironically, while UN Watch twists Seif’s words to smear her as a supporter of “terrorism,” the Zionist group itself has frequently justified and defended violence against civilians by Israel.

Morgan Freeman and Jian Ghomeshi, say no to Israeli apartheid on May 6!

Cynical award honors Freeman for “combating racism”

Medical racism: Israel hospital director complains that too many African babies are being born

The official also played on common racist tropes of Africans and people of color as bearers of diseases.

Must-see photos: Activists remix “Visit Israel” ads on Irish bus shelters

The ads that said “Visit Israel” now say “Boycott Israel” among other biting and funny messages.

Israeli PM’s advisor “bullish” Israel will benefit from Boston bombing - just like Netanyahu after 9/11

Comments reveal cynical and calculated Israeli government assessment of how to exploit an American tragedy for nakedly political purposes.

Obama’s rush to judgment: Was the Boston bombing really a “terrorist” act?

Why are some acts of mass violence against civilians labeled “terrorism” and others not?

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