by Richard Falk and Akbar Ganji
In Part I of this article we described the reasons as to why Israel has become an outlaw state and discuss US support for Israel and its consequences.
The US as Israel’s servant
The Pain of Marginalization
Palestinians hug each other after seeing their homes destroyed, during a 12-hour cease-fire in Gaza City’s Shijaiyah neighborhood, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
By Robert Fantina
One wonders how the racism that is so much a part of U.S. and Israeli society towards the Palestinians can have such strength. Racism against African-Americans in both…
Long denied justice is nowhere in sight. The US/German/British/ French resolution assures keeping things this way.
by Stephen Lendman
On August 21, Washington joined Germany, Britain and France. They presented a largely one-sided Security Council resolution to end over six weeks of conflict.
It’s pro-Israeli. It’s pro-Western. It’s anti-Palestinian. It’s more Gazan Versailles than legitimate…
In aid of the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF)
Sun 31st Aug 2014
8 Martin St, St Kilda
Join Melbourne’s top emerging artists, musicians and designers for an evening of visual and performance art to raise money for the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund.
Silent Auction from 5-8pm on all works
Incredible live performances
LIVE cross to GAZA with the PCRF
Israeli soldiers repeatedly used Ahmad Abu Raida, 17, as a human shield for five days while he was held hostage during Israel’s ground invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Ahmad Abu Raida was only 16 when Israeli soldiers repeatedly used him as a human shield for five days in Khuza’a, southern Gaza.
Ahmad, from Khuza’a, near the southern Gaza town of Khan Younis, was just 16 years old when he was taken…
Watch live streams from #GazaUndetAttack online here… [View the story “#GazaUnderAttack - 21/08/14” on Storify]
By Stephen Lendman
Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below.
Israel’s Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine.
It has nothing to do with Hamas rocket attacks, self-defense or security.
It has everything to do with maintaining occupation harshness,…
Time: 6:00 PM
Date: Sunday August 24th, 2014
Location: Bonsor Community Centre, Burnaby, BC (Right next to the metrotown skytrain station)
Address: 6550 Bonsor, Burnaby, BC V5H 3G4
This event is organized by a group called Youth for Palestine (YFP). The group was formed in wake of the recent Zionist aggression against…
A major consequence of the water shortage, caused by Israeli strikes, is the outbreak of skin disease and other infections.
Palestinian children collect water during a five days truce in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, August 14, 2014. Photo by Reuters
Almost all the Gaza Strip’s 1.8 million residents are suffering from a severe lack of water for drinking and washing, since Israeli bombs…
We’re all Palestinians. They deserve universal support to stop Israel from annihilating them altogether.
by Stephen Lendman
On Tuesday, peace talks collapsed. Israel sabotaged them. It refused to negotiate in good faith. It’s longstanding Israeli practice.
Straightaway fighting resumed. Hamas rockets are pinpricks compared to merciless Israeli air, ground and sea attacks.
Ask your pro-Israel friend questions requiring thought instead of quoting “facts” might result in a more productive dialog.
By Paul Kinzelman
Lately it seems that the Gaza Conflict is on everybody’s mind, quite understandably, but there is precious little productive dialog between the two sides.
I often engage in conversation with people who hold different views from mine. I think that’s what…
Editor’s note: It seems that even the images and words of two of the world’s greatest statesmen in support of a free Palestine couldn’t stop our banner from being removed. Barely up for 48 hours, Australians for Palestine was told that due to “unprecedented complaints” the decision was taken to remove the banner pending an Advertising Standards Board review. We have just now received an email…