Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16 – 22 May 2013)

Reposted from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00 Jerusalem – A house belonging to the Abu Snaina family which was demolished by Israeli forces in Jabal al-Masharef neighborhood   Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)  

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See Gaza’s Ark

Reposted from www.gazaark.org Dear friends: On the 3rd commemoration of Israel’s lawless and brutal attack on the Freedom Flotilla in 2010, Gaza’s Ark and the Freedom Flotilla Coalition have not and will not give up efforts to challenge and end the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza

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3rd anniversary of Mavi Marmara attack

On May 31, 2010 the Freedom Flotilla was attacked by Israeli commandos in international waters. Three years later, there is still a legal trial in Turkey filed against those who hold responsability of the Mavi Marmara. The case has been taken to the International Criminal Court and there are several cases still open in many [&hellip

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Closing Reception for Tristan’s Art Show!

Friday, May 31st 2:00-5:00pm La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, California 94705 Last chance to check out ANARCHO- SPECTIVE, Tristan Anderson’s radical art show before it comes down. This will be a lower key event than usual, but it should be a good one. Come out if you can, and help us promote [&hellip

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June 2013 Newsletter

Land Day is Commemorated in the Occupied Territories of the Palestinian West Bank

by: Palestinian Grassroots Anti-apartheid Wall Campaign

Various events were held throughout the Occupied Territories in the West Bank to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the glorious Land Day. Stop the Wall implemented activities in lands which are threatened by confiscation and which are subject to continuous attacks by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF)

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The Palestine Liberation Movement is not about Anti-Semitism

by Paul Larudee, May 23rd, 2013 I don’t disagree that the cowardly removal by Aljazeera of everything written by Joseph Massad is a travesty of justice and journalism and that their reinstatement is justified.  But why was Massad trying to defend Palestinian rights based upon them being “the last of the Semites?” The term “Semite” [&hellip

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URGENT: AMP and Free Speech under attack in San Francisco

Call NOW and urge supervisors to reject JCRC’s attempt to ban political speech ads (CHICAGO 05/21/2013) – The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) and free speech are under attack in San Francisco after the Jewish Community Relations Council launched a divisive and defamatory attack in response to AMP’s Israeli apartheid bus ad. The JCRC, a pro-occupation [&hellip

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Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08 – 15 May 2013)

Thursday, 16 May 2013 00:00, Reposted from the Palestinian Center for Human Rights Israeli forces continue systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and property in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) · 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded during incursions in the West Bank. · Israeli forces have continued to use excessive force against peaceful [&hellip

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We have purchased Gaza’s Ark with your help, we will sail towards justice

PRESS RELEASE reposted from Gaza’s Ark: http://www.gazaark.org/category/statements-releases-2/ When Palestinians and other people of conscience mark Nakba (Catastrophe) Day on May 15, they insist that the world acknowledge the history of Palestinian dispossession since 1948.  As world leaders have ignored Palestinian dispossession in general, they have also ignored the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza under the  [&hellip

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