Walls of Shame: West Bank Separation Wall — Al Jazeera Video

It matters little what they are called – whether walls, barriers or fences – the intention is the same: to redefine human relations into ‘us’ and ‘them’. The Walls of Shame series is about division, and about the barriers that men erect, in calculation or desperation, to separate themselves from others, or others from them….

Europe’s Largest Pension Funds Heavily Invested in Illegal Israeli Settlements — DanWatch,Denmark |Five largest pension funds have €7.5 billion invested in companies…

Europe’s five largest pension funds have €7.5 billion invested in companies with business activities in and around illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. This is at odds with United Nations guidelines, clear warnings from 18 European countries, and undermines the two-state solution, experts warn. Israeli soldiers stand guard near the Israeli settlement of Beitar…

"The Settlers": New Film Reveals History & Consequences of Israeli Settlements on Palestinian Land —Democracy Now interview with Director Shimon Dotan

Democracy Now! Published on 28 Jan 2016 http://democracynow.org – As Israel faces international condemnation over its plan to build 153 new settlement homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the watchdog group Peace Now reports Israel’s defense minister has approved the construction of the new Jewish-only homes last week. The plan sparked swift criticism from U.N….

Palestine leaders welcome EU decision to label Israeli settlement products — IINA News org|See successes stories on worldwide BDS Movements

Ramallah (IINA) – The Palestinian leadership welcomed the European Union’s decision to label products from Israeli settlements in the occupied territories, DPA reported. “We welcome this decision and consider it a significant move toward a total boycott of Israeli settlements, which are built illegally on occupied Palestinian lands,’ says Saeb Erekat, a top aide to…

Palestinian toddler burned to death in ‘settler’ arson attack —Yahoo News com|George Galloway accuses media of ignoring arson attack

Duma (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – A Palestinian toddler was burnt to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, sparking clashes in which a teenager was shot and died Saturday. Relatives carry the body of 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who died after his house was…

Don’t Say We Did Not Know: One Man’s Struggle to Bring the Truth to Light — by Mechapesset Atid on Tikkun org|Zealot Zionists are steering Israel towards destruction

“Don’t Say We Did Not Know” is the defense invoked by Germans after World War II. Activist Amos Gvirtz’s mission is to ensure that this excuse cannot be used by Israelis when asked to answer for crimes against Palestinians. Credit: Donna Baranski-Walker. When accused of being a traitor to Israel, as Amos Gvirtz has sometimes…

Video: Israeli Settlements Explained — AJ+Lab

  Published on 30 Jun 2014 In the Occupied West Bank, half a million Israelis live in over a hundred settlements built on Palestinian land. The government of Israel says it has a right to build these settlements; the rest of the world disagrees. Find out why Israelis choose to live on occupied land, how…

The Israeli army in the West Bank: The punishment of Palestinian citizens — A commentary by René Wildangel on Qantara de

Read this commentary in German language: Israels Armeeeinsätze im Westjordanland: Hilflos in der Westbank *****   Israel’s heavy-handed acts of retaliation against both Hamas and Palestinian civilians are threatening to provoke a new escalation of violence. The Israeli military deployment in the West Bank is the biggest since the end of the second Intifada in…

New Europe eu: EU wants Israel settlement plans reversed

High Representative for Foreign Relations Catherine Ashton said she is deeply concerned by Israeli settlement plans for Jerusalem and urged Tel-Aviv to reverse its decision. “I am deeply concerned at the announcement by the Jerusalem municipal authorities of their  approval of building permits for 558 new units in East Jerusalem, in Har Homa, Neve Yaakov…