“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….