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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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Israel frees Palestinian prisoner after he goes blind

Israel frees Palestinian prisoner after he goes blind

Truth NGO – Israel on Sunday released 18-year-old Palestinian detainee Hassan Tamimi who was “subjected to medical negligence” following which he lost his sight. Abdunnasir Tamimi, the victim’s uncle, told Anadolu Agency his nephew was detained in April despite his frail health. Hassan was suffering from liver and kidney issues as a result of protein malabsorption since early childhood, he …

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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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Why is Israel ignoring the West Bank protests to lift Gaza sanctions?

Why is Israel ignoring the West Bank protests to lift Gaza sanctions

Turth NGO – MEMO’s article: Despite the “sacred” security coordination between the PA and the Israeli security services, even in suppressing the growing protest movement in the West Bank that is calling for lifting the PA’s unjust sanctions against the Palestinians in Gaza, Israel’s disregard for the protests is obvious. Israel’s officials, spokespeople and even media have ignored the remarkable …

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The Israeli Attack On The USS Liberty

Fifty-one years ago today Israeli fighter aircraft and torpedo boats tried to sink the USS Liberty, a surveillance ship stationed off the coast of Egypt during Israel’s attack on Egypt and Syria. Israel was unable to sink the USS Liberty, but did manage to kill or wound almost the entire crew. Thirty-four Americans were killed and 174 were wounded. There …

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Israel ‘selling nuclear information’ to Saudi

Truth NGO – Israel is selling Saudi Arabia information that would allow the kingdom to develop nuclear weapons, a senior Israeli nuclear expert has revealed. Ami Dor-On, a senior nuclear commentator with the Israeli military organization iHLS, said the cooperation has been made possible in the wake of the widening ties between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and Israeli …

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Holocaust in Myanmar

Truth NGO – Israel and Myanmar have signed a cooperation agreement on educational programmes including curricula on teaching about the Holocaust, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Twitter on Tuesday. “We continue to cooperate with our friends around the world,” Hotovely wrote, referring to Myanmar whose army has been accused by the UN of committing ethnic cleansing against …

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Kennedy brothers likely killed by CIA on behalf of Israel

Truth NGO – Former US senator and attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, like his older brother, former President John F. Kennedy, was likely assassinated by senior CIA agents with the involvement of Israel, an American scholar says. http://107.189.40.50/ptv//SiteVideo/20180528/kevinbarrett.mp4   Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, was convicted of murdering RFK and sentenced to death in 1969. His sentence was commuted …

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Palestine Journalists Syndicate to prosecute Israel in ICC

Truth NGO – The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, PJS announced Thursday its decision to file a legal case in the International Criminal Court, ICC and some European courts against Israeli officials and institutions directly involved in crimes against Palestinian media. The syndicate said in a statement that a committee from various Palestinian media outlets will be formed to complete the legal …

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Israel denies West Bank medical team entry to Gaza

Truth NGO – The Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights has condemned the Israeli authorities for preventing a medical delegation from the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the West Bank from entering the Gaza Strip on Sunday to provide medical care for the wounded protesters. In a statement issued yesterday, the centre condemned the Israeli restrictions imposed on the freedom of …

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