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Outrage from Within and Without over Netanyahu Speech at Think Tank with Clinton Ties

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set to address the Center for American Progress (CAP) Tuesday afternoon, progressive groups and figures—as well as its own staff— are expressing outrage that the influential, Clinton-tied think tank would provide a platform to a proven enemy of human rights and peace. Organizations including the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation picketed the …

Paul Craig Roberts – The Punishment Society

Once upon a time, a dental or medical exam was an opportunity to read a book. No more. The TV blares. It was talking heads discussing whether a football player had been sufficiently punished. The offense was unclear. The question was whether the lashes were sufficient. It brought to mind that punishment has become a primary feature of American, indeed …

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Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi- Israel “Violating Every International Law” with Use of Lethal Weapons

The Israeli army is using very dangerous weapons, which can be lethal, to disperse demonstrators who are just demonstrating. The rules of engagement that the Israeli army is using against Palestinian demonstrators simply violate every international law.  First of all, Israeli forces use high velocity bullets, which have already caused at least 300 injuries and taken the lives of many …

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Yoav Litvin – The Violence, Crisis and Tragedy of Israeli Propaganda

In recent weeks the world is witnessing another round of violence in Israel/Palestine. Though we are accustomed to seeing the same tragic and violent scenario repeat itself, this time it is different. The current wave of resistance stems from anew generation of Palestinian activists who are not affiliated with a particular organization or faction. Protests include violent and nonviolent demonstrations …

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Clashes break out following Israeli attack on Al-Aqsa mosque, 10 wounded

At least 10 Palestinian worshipers on Sunday morning were injured during clashes with Israeli police private units, after they broke into and severely assaulted Al-Aqsa mosque. The clashes are still ongoing. Private units in the morning broke into the mosque, vandalized it, threw rubber-coated metal bullets on the worshipers and assaulted some youths. In addition, more than 250 settlers have broke into the mosque from …