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Prof. Lawrence Davidson: Telling Truths about Israel/Palestine

False national narratives play key roles in controlling human behavior, especially when enforced by an aggressive propaganda system that demonizes factual counter-narratives. That has long been the case as Israelminimized its harsh treatment of Palestinians, but the truth has begun to break through, says Lawrence Davidson.   Middle East Online First Published: 2012-10-29   On Oct. […]

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In southern Palestine, villages struggle to get water

By ST McNeil   Palestine Monitor. November 7, 2011   Within five minutes bulldozers had destroyed two of the village’s cisterns. Soldiers then cracked open two water tanks, spilling their precious fluid, and leveled the outhouse.   “These were full of water,” Majid Jabur said, pointing to a hole in one of the white containers […]

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Balfour’s apartheid legacy

Stuart Littlewood   November 5, 2011   Arthur Balfour’s infamous “Declaration” was written 94 years ago this week. Palestinians, of course, don’t need reminding.   And to mark the anniversaryIsraelordered its warships to carry out yet another act of piracy on peaceful, innocent shipping carrying humanitarian relief to the imprisoned people ofGaza.   British duplicity […]

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The Guardian of Israel

By Gilad Atzmon Gilad Atzmon is a musician-composer. He is particularly well-known his political analysis which is widely published. His website Gilad.co.uk   Information Clearing House November 05, 2011   Israeli hasbara insists that an attack onIranis compatible with both Western interests and NATO strategy. For example, this weekIsraelreleased information about an IAF exercise in […]

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The Russell Tribunal on Palestine: Cape Town Session: Summary of findings, 7 November 2011

“May this tribunal prevent the crime of silence” Bertrand Russell, London, 13 November 1966 The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) is an international citizen-based Tribunal of conscience created in response to the demands of civil society (NGOs, charities, unions, faith-based organisations) to inform and mobilise public opinion and put pressure on decision makers. In view […]

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Gideon Levy: Israeli leaders’ price tag against the Palestinians

This price tag meted out by the forum of eight is not much different than the settlers’ price tag; it’s violent, uncontrolled and seeks vengeance. Haaretz    Thu, November 03, 2011   What, for heaven’s sake, is so terrible aboutPalestinebeing accepted to UNESCO? Why is this considered an “anti-Israeli” step? And in general, what’s so bad […]

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Prof. Ran Greenstein: Israel, apartheid, and the Hasbara machine

Ran Greenstein is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa. He has written extensively on the genealogies of the conflicts in Palestine/Israel and South Africa.   Ran Greenstein responds to the recently published pieces by Richard Goldstone and Benjamin Pogrund which reject the analogy of […]

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