Israel Palestine Conflict
Ilan Pappe, March 24, 2011
The Apartheid State of Israel is now one of worst apartheid regimes in the world, writes Ilan Pappe
BDS National Committee (BNC), February 17, 2011
The recent exposure of documents related to the U.S. -sponsored "peace process" between Israel and Palestine provides hard evidence of Israel's rejectionism and unwillingness to negotiate peace -BBS National Committee
Prabir Purkayastha 1 June 2010
The Gaza Freedom Flotilla of 6 ships carrying 700 international activists and 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid was attacked by Israel, killing at least 19 and injuring dozens. The attack was launched on early hours of 31st morning and in international waters, 65 miles from Gaza coast. One of the ships in the convoy is named after 23 year old Rachel Corrie who was killed in West Bank while trying to stop Israeli bulldozers demolishing Palestinian homes.
Al Jazeera 31 may 2010
Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country's siege on Gaza.
More than 10 people were killed and dozens injured when troops intercepted the convoy of ships dubbed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday, the Israeli military said.
The Israeli Army Radio had earlier said that up to 16 people had been killed.
Newsclick Production 22 May 2010
On the 6th of May, Israeli authorities arrested Ameer Makhoul, a prominent arab-Israeli civil society leader for speaking out against Isarel. No official charges have been announced and Ameer has not been allowed to meet with his family. Newsclick speaks to Janan Abdu (Ameer's wife).
Pam Rasmussen, truthout, 06 March 2010
When I wrote last, I was still in Cairo, beginning to lose hope. However, shortly after, a friend at the UN Relief & Works Agency (UNRWA) was miraculously able to get me into Gaza through Israel's Erez Crossing. In a shockingly quick two days, I was in! Among my first activities was this protest....
Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 5 March 2010
Ramallah occupied West Bank (IPS) - Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories, with its ubiquitous closures, checkpoints, military raids and arrests, has decimated the Palestinian economy in the West Bank and Gaza.
Democracy Now, 4 March 2010
Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 5 February 2010
French transport giants Veolia and Alstom are involved in the construction and running of a light rail line which connects West Jerusalem to several illegal settlements in or surrounding occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. The light rail project is part of the "Jerusalem Transportation Master Plan" sponsored by the Israeli government and the Jerusalem municipality. In reality, the project is intended to strengthen Israel's grip on occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian officials recently announced that they will call on Arab countries to end business ties with Veolia and Alstom at the planned Arab League summit in March.
Rory McCarthy Herzliya, The Guardian., 3 February 2010
Ehud Barak, Israel's defence minister, last night delivered an unusually blunt warning to his country that a failure to make peace with the Palestinians would leave either a state with no Jewish majority or an "apartheid" regime.