Against Occupation: Voices within Israel and the Diaspora

Dozens of demonstrations against Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip have occurred throughout Israel since the attacks began on 27 December. On 3 January, over 10,000 Israelis demonstrated in Tel Aviv against the attacks. Automatic and therefore unthinking categorization of critics of Israeli occupation and domination of Palestinians as being “anti-Semitic” abounds. Some suppressed and […]

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The Genocide Apostles’ Creed

How Israeli leaders and Rabbis have justified disproportionate violence and even outright holocaust against the Palestinians of Gaza, both before, during, and after Israel’s war against the people of Gaza from Dec. 27, 2008 to January 20, 2009.

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Online Documentaries of the Israeli Occupation

Now being shown on 1D4TW, the complete collection of videos for: Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority Synopsis from the filmmakers: A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other film ever produced on the conflict — ‘Occupation 101’ presents a comprehensive analysis […]

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University Students in Solidarity with Gaza: More News

We recently saw that students at the University of Strathclyde had led a successful liberation of their university and won some of their demands in support of the people of Gaza and in condemnation of Israeli atrocities. A similar action at Manchester University, currently underway, is running into some serious opposition from the university administration. […]

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An Unfolding Pattern of Genocide: Notes from Gaza

After a Palestinian rocket attack, Israel’s Interior Minister urged in late September 2008, “the IDF should…decide on a neighborhood in Gaza and level it.” — Dr. Norman Finkelstein, “Behind the Bloodbath in Gaza: Foiling Another Palestinian ‘Peace Offensive’.” Counterpunch, 28 January, 2009 Norman Finkelstein argues in his latest article that we are wrong to assume […]

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Gaza, West Bank: Settlements and Borders

The Crossing Borders Project by photojournalist Susan Brannon is part of a thesis project in the Israel/Palestine region. It features women’s organizations in Aida Refugee Camp, A’mir Refugge Camp, and Ramallah who take photographs of their lives around borders. Her blog was started in June of 2007 and the larger work is now about to […]

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Israel: What is being defended? Who is the victim?

David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), Israel’s first Prime Minister, said: If I knew that it was possible to save all the children of Germany by transporting them to England, and only half by transferring them to the Land of Israel, I would choose the latter, for before us lies not only the numbers of these children but […]

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Message to Obama: From an Undefeated Hamas

Mousa Abu Marzook, deputy chief of the Hamas political bureau, 22 January 2009: …to President Obama we say: the wave of hope that met your election was heavily dampened by your silence on the Gaza massacre. This was compounded by your pre-election statement siding with the Israeli settlers of Sderot. You would do well to […]

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Because They are Dirty Arabs…

An Appropriate Introduction — Noam Chomsky, “Exterminate all the brutes”: Gaza 2009 On Saturday December 27, the latest US-Israeli attack on helpless Palestinians was launched. The attack had been meticulously planned, for over 6 months according to the Israeli press. The planning had two components: military and propaganda. It was based on the lessons of […]

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