“What Lies ahead for the Palestinians: Lessons from Apartheid South Africa.” – Dr.Noam Chomsky to speak at Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week — Palestine Solidarity Committee com

The Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week is a series of events held to raise awareness of Israel as an apartheid state. The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee will be holding IAW from March 4th to March 8th. All events are open to everyone. Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week 2013 Schedule ———– Thursday, March 7, 2013 A screening the…

More Camps to Accommodate Detained Asylum Seekers in Israel – Global Voices org article by Elizabeth Tsurkov

In June 2012, Israel began implementing the amendment to the Anti-Infiltration Law according to which all asylum seekers who cross the Israel-Egypt border are automatically jailed or subjected to internment for a minimum period of three years without trial. [Note: Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial.] Citizens of ‘enemy states’…

Europe Fails to Unite on Palestinian Question – Spiegel online News

By Christoph Schult in Brussels   REUTERS A Palestinian boy waves a flag in Jerusalem’s Old City as an Israeli police officer looks on. The EU is further removed than ever from a common position in the Middle East conflict. The Europeans couldn’t even agree on a joint declaration in the UN Human Rights Council….

Video shows police violently arresting Jewish man in Jerusalem – IOA News

13 June 2011 “Israel is occupying the Palestinian people in my name, in the name of world Jewry,” Lucas, clutching his American passport, tells the camera. “And I myself, an American Jew, is here to say that is completely unjustified and ethically reprehensible.” IOA Editor: This news story finally made it to Haaretz, and got…

West Bank city of Nablus: Palestinian olive groves set on fire

Fri Dec 3, 2010 A farmer inspects damage to his olive groves in Nablus. (file photo) Israeli settlers have set fire to Palestinian olive groves near the evacuated illegal settlement of Homesh, near the West Bank city of Nablus. The Thursday incident was confirmed by a Palestinian Authority (PA) official, Ghasan Daghlas, who is charged…

Israeli settlers burn church in Jerusalem – IMEMC News

A hundred year old church was burned Friday by right-wing Israeli settlers, who broke a number of windows of the church and hurled Molotov cocktails inside. Church in Jerusalem (photo from Ivarfjeld) The damage to the church was substantial, with burn damage throughout the first floor of the building. The church was built in Jerusalem…

Israelis unleash dogs on Palestinians – Press tv

Israeli Army’s dog attacking a Palestinian woman Israeli forces have unleashed their dogs on the Palestinians decrying the oppressive policies Tel Aviv implements on the occupied Palestinian territories. The forces used the “savage” animals, sound bombs and tear gas to suppress the protest which erupted before the Israeli troops razed two residences in the Arab…