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Kamel Hawwash: Israel sells itself as a western democracy while its an illegal occupier

Professor Kamel Hawwash is a British Palestinian engineering academic based at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a commentator on Middle East affairs, Vice Chair of the British Palestinian Policy Council (BPPC) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). He has kindly given TruthNGO an online interview on Palestine and other related issues. The questions are …

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The fallacy of Israel’s human shields claims in Gaza

Desperately trying to justify the killing of unarmed protesters, Israel once again uses its ‘human shields’ mantra. Article by Neve Gordon & Nicola Perugini in Aljazeera: It has become part of a macabre ritual. Each week, thousands of Palestinians stride towards the fence surrounding the small swath of land in which they have been imprisoned for years, as Israeli snipers …

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No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Truth NGO – From Ten Myths About Israel, out now from Verso Books. June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all. In the eyes of many Israelis and their supporters worldwide — even those who might criticize some of its policies — Israel …

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3 French companies involved in rail construction in illegal settlements

3 French companies involved in rail construction in illegal settlements

Truth NGO – At a time when the French government has publicly opposed the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, several organizations have published a report today, highlighting the participation of three French companies – EGIS and SYSTRA, subsidiaries of public institutions and ALSTOM – in the Jerusalem light-rail construction, the France Palestine Solidarity Association press release. This …

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Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon slam Israeli tax, land grab plans targeting churches

Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon slam Israeli tax, land grab plans targeting churches

Truth NGO – Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine have spoken out against Tel Aviv’s tax and land grab plans targeting churches in Jerusalem al-Quds, with Beirut and Amman describing the measures as a violation of international regulations. The Jerusalem al-Quds municipality recently canceled a tax exemption it had granted church-owned commercial properties in the Israeli-occupied city. It also announced plans to …

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Saudi anti-terrorism summit censured on social media

Saudi anti-terrorism summit censured on social media

Social media users have reacted to a Saudi Arabian anti-terrorism summit in which a video was played showing a Palestinian fighting Israeli occupation forces. The self-proclaimed anti-terrorism coalition, led by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, launched their first meeting in Riyadh on Monday with representatives from 41 Muslim states in attendance. After the clip was shown, social media …

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From Myanmar to Palestine: A mirror fully reflecting the state of Muslims

From Myanmar to Palestine A mirror fully reflecting the state of Muslims

What that has been hitting Islam since at least the last 200 years is the colonial plan for stopping propagation of this complete Abrahamic religious faith by the known enemies particularly the dominating western countries. At the regional level also, there clearly exists a widespread campaign by ideologies like wahabsum and nationalism for suppressing Islamic ideas and options. Result of …

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ISIS Declares It Will kill Palestinians “One By One”’, Says At The Same Time That Allah Commands Them Not To Fight Israel

ISIS Declares It Will kill Palestinians “One By One”’, Says At The Same Time That Allah Commands Them Not To Fight Israel

ISIS has declared war on Palestine, threatening genocide against the Palestinian people, following the murder of Hamas’ senior commander Saber Siam on Sunday. ISIS militants said that Siam was killed due to the fact he was “a partner in a declared war against religion and against Muslims, working for the heretical government in Gaza”. Americans.org report: The attack was conducted …

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‘Israelis won’t let me see my husband’

'Israelis won’t let me see my husband’

The wife of jailed leader of the Palestinian Fatah Movement, Marwan Barghouti, has said that the Tel Aviv regime will not permit her to visit her spouse. On Monday, Fadwa Barghouti said that she was informed of the ban after attempting to visit her husband, who led a mass hunger strike earlier in the year. She noted that the prison …

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France Condemns Israel’s Dismantling of Palestinian Schools

France condemns Israeli demolition of schools, calls for return of seized EU-funded property

France condemned this week the latest Israeli demolition and dismantling of French and European Union-funded Palestinian educational facilities in Area C of the occupied West Bank and called on Israel to return the property it had seized from these facilities. A French Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the Israeli action was contrary to international law, expressing concern regarding Israeli plans behind …

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