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textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
textAIPAC’s Anti-BDS Resolution Easily Wins Bipartisan Support by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Palestine remains the litmus test issue and once again, the Democrats showed their true colors on July 23, 2019 with 209 Democrats joining 189 Republicans in voting for pro Zionist Israel AIPAC’s HRes 246, Roll Call 497 opposing the Boycott Divest Sanctions Movement of the Palestinian Liberation Struggle. See http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll497.xml. The bill may be found at https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/246/all-actions?overview=closed&q=%7B%22roll-call-vo...
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:34PM
textSan Francisco Marches in Support of Palestinian Land Day, 3/30/19 by Stop U.S. Aid to Israel
Hundreds of people turned out in San Francisco for the 3/30/19 demonstration supporting Palestinian Land Day. See https://twitter.com/AROCBayArea...
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:39PM
textSpeaker Pelosi Shame On You, Say Skip A.I.P.A.C. Protesters by Stop U.S. Aid to Israel
The protest of the annual lovefest between the Democrat-Republican Parties and the Zionist lobbying organization, American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), is bigger and better than ever with a huge projection on the wall of the Wash. D.C. conference site stating "Speaker Pelosi, Shame On You" when she spoke today, 3/24/19, along with the rest of the Democrat & Republican Party leadership, all proud supporters of the racist, anti-women, fascist, theocratic US military base known as I...
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:42PM
textIsraeli occupation and Palestinian rights/Letter to Dutch parliament by Astrid Essed
It's an utter scandal, shame and disgrace, that after 52 years, Israel is still occupying the Palestinian territories, suppressing and terrorizing the Palestinians, committing warcrimes and crimes against humanity with impunity without any serious sanctions of the international community. Therefore I have written the members of Dutch parliament to take action!!...
Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:50PM
textAn Open Letter to Kate Kendall by Tory, Deeg
We were very sorry to hear that you will be participating in an event at Manny’s Wednesday night , The State of the LGBT Rights Movement in the US - What are we fighting for?...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:13PM
textThe New York Times and Rouzan al-Najjar by Blooming Barricade
The Times did a valuable service by investigating the murder of a Palestinian medic by Israeli snipers, but undermined their own work with pro-apartheid framing and both-sides tropes....
Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:32AM
textLocal residents on Congressional Accompaniment Tour to Palestine/Israel by Peter Klotz-Chamberlin
Local residents Peter Klotz-Chamberlin, Tom Helman, David Furnish, and Joshua Grossman accompanied Congressman Jimmy Panetta's Executive Assistant Rose Leopold to Palestine and Israel April 27-May 4. They visited cities and villages under Israeli military occupation--Jerusalem, Susiya, Hebron, Khan Al Ahmar, and others. They observed Israeli military court proceedings with children. They met Palestinians, Israelis and also UN and US officials. They will report Friday, June 8, 7pm at RCNV, and...
Posted: Sun Jun 3, 2018 3:26PM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/01/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 4:30PM
textKey Facts in Palestinian-Israeli Bloodshed Dating Back Centuries and Acelerating since1948 by Nablus 1 Yaffa 2
Palestinian land has always been occupied by Israelites from1030-586 BC,Persians 538-538 BC,Greeks 332-166 BC Ottoman Turks 1517-1917 A.D. British 1917-1948 A.D. Muslims have had both Arabs and Turks have been active in 5 separate ccupations.and Israel....
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 8:23PM
textNew Orleans City Council Rescinds Universal Human Rights Resolution Due to Backlash Over Inclusion of Palestinians by US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2018 – Today, the New Orleans City Council rescinded a universal human rights resolution, R-18-5, under intense pressure from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans (JFGNO), simply because the resolution was introduced by a Palestine solidarity group which framed the resolution as a victory for Palestinian rights within the broader scope of human rights....
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:56PM
textUSCPR Statement on Israeli Blacklist of Palestinian Rights Organizations by US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
WASHINGTON, DC, January 7, 2018 – Today, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) learned through media reports that it, along with 19 other organizations, including several members of USCPR’s broad national coalition, have been added to a blacklist of organizations compiled by the Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry. The stated purpose of the blacklist is to deny members of the organizations entry into Palestine/Israel due to their support for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) tac...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:36PM
textHonor Roll of BDS Organizations Banned by Zionist Israel by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Nazi Zionist Israel has been so adversely affected by the successful Boycott Divest Sanctions movement that it is now lashing out, like a wounded, dying beast, with a list of 20 organizations banned from visiting the hellhole, US military base and settler colony called Israel. This honor roll is:...
Posted: Sun Jan 7, 2018 3:14PM
textDepartment of Justice says Americans can’t challenge the legality of U.S. aid to Israel by Grant F. Smith
The U.S. Department of Justice once again insisted that individual citizens do not have standing to sue the U.S. federal government over foreign aid to Israel. Several Americans from Fagan Dickson in 1975 to author Isaac Asimov in 1991 have tried. But their claims, based on Establishment Clause separation of church and state appeals, failed. But what about challenges to U.S. foreign aid to Israel through the Administrative Procedure Act? IRmep has filed a case that breaks into new territory....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15PM
textBay Area runs to provide mental health counseling to psychologically traumatized refugees by Laila Mokhiber
The Gaza 5K returns to San Francisco for a fifth year!...
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:57AM
textArmy Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday by IMEMC
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours....
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:34PM
textVictory in 40 Days Due to International and Community Support by Stop US Aid to Israel
"While further information about the agreement has not yet been released, news indicates that further achievements of the strike also center on the issue of family visits, including access to more relatives including grandparents and grandchildren; improved communication, especially between imprisoned children and women and their families, and the installation of public telephones; easing security prohibitions and the frequent bans on family visit imposed by the Israeli prison administration....
Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 6:45PM
textDay 40 Palestinian Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails: Military Embargo on Israel Proposed by Stop US Aid to Israel
1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike for 40 days as of May 26, 2017...
Posted: Thu May 25, 2017 8:58PM
textTrump Set to Desecrate Bethlehem by Mazin Qumsiyeh
President Trump is in Saudi Arabia where he will instruct his puppets then go to apartheid Israel where he will get further instructions from his masters. He will do a token visit to Bethlehem Tuesday and desecrate the city of the Prince of Peace with his entourage of racist Zionists....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:28PM
textPoll: Most Americans don't want US embassy moved to Jerusalem by Grant Smith
An IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys January 27-29 reveals 56.2 percent of the US adult Internet user population prefers the US keep its Israel embassy in Tel Aviv. Only 38.3 percent prefer moving it to Jerusalem, while 5.5 percent are either uncertain or have other responses. The statistically-significant survey has an RMSE score of 3.3%....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 12:05PM