Posts Tagged ‘apartheid’

We call on the German government to fight racism and apartheid – not those who oppose them

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement  from Palästina Spricht – Palestine Speaks. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. On May 17th, 2019 the German Parliament (Bundestag) has passed a resolution against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) condemning it as anti-Semitic. All […]

NYU president slams speaker for endorsing BDS against ‘apartheid’ Israel (and doesn’t mind his calling Trump a ‘fascist’)

The president of NYU issued a statement yesterday roundly condemning a speaker at graduation the day before for endorsing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against “apartheid” Israel. President Andrew Hamilton said the remarks were “quite objectionable” and “We are sorry that the audience had to experience these inappropriate remarks… [which] indefensibly made some in the audience […]

Israel doesn’t have to be an apartheid state

It is our duty to take every opportunity to say to the world that the occupation is not Israel, that we are not willing to continue imposing military rule on another people any longer. By Zehava Galon Palestinian women pass through Qalandiya checkpoint on the way to Jerusalem on the first Friday of […]

Trial update: confronting apartheid in Berlin’s criminal court

As the brutality of Israel’s systemic apartheid is being unveiled, human rights activists who speak up about Israel’s crimes against humanity become a target of political persecution. Berlin is currently witnessing a crackdown on freedom of expression as German authorities yield to Israeli government pressure to criminalize dissent. Whereas Berlin has positioned itself as the […]

Plea Deal in Arson-Murder Case of Israeli Settlers Epitomizes Apartheid “Justice”

REGIONAL COURT, LYDD, PALESTINE – A plea deal has been reached in the case of one of two Israeli settlers who were charged in the arson-murder of the Dawabsheh family in July 2015. Saad Dawabsheh, 31, his wife Reham, 27, and their 18-month-old son Ali were killed in the attack when settlers set their home […]

The Barbaric Apartheid State of Israel Even Attacks Syria during the Eurovision Finals

    Israel Attacks Syria Two Consecutive Nights While Hosting Eurovision Finals ZeroHedge.com The Syrian government says Israel has launched airstrikes on the country twice in less than twenty-four hours amid a broader pressure campaign against Iran and its allies currently being waged by the United States that has sent regional tensions soaring. State TV reported anti-air […]

On Nakba Day 2019 the question before us is — justice or apartheid?

Every year, around Nakba Day, I take stock of political developments over the past year.  This year, I cannot help but notice significant strides on both progressive and regressive fronts.  Some of the news is totally welcome, proof that all our efforts, our organizing, our activism, have not been in vain. Thus, for example: “Most […]

The ‘Deal of the Century’ perpetuates Israeli apartheid

By JEREMY WILDEMAN and EMILE BADARIN Leaked plan to end the Israel-Palestine conflict by the Trump administration will entrench the occupation and perpetuate the economic exploitation of Palestinians. Leaked details of the Trump administration’s Deal of the Century (the Deal) show that it offers neither an end to Israeli rule nor its policies of colonisation […]

You have the power to stop apartheid: An open letter to AIPAC

American Jews, who play such a central role in what happens in Israel, can put an end to the oppression of Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line. But only if they tell Israelis that enough is enough. By Marzuq al-Halabi Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the AIPAC Conference in Washington DC, on March 6, 2018. […]

The fifth suspect of Christchurch shootings has defected to israel (apartheid state)

A suspect confronted the court, two other under investigation; reports about another suspect who left for Israel faces the silence of authorities. The attack to two mosques in Christchurch, a city in eastern New Zealand, has led to the death of 49 people leaving dozens seriously injured. The terrorist, holding a camera on head live-streaming […]

The shame of it! UK’s failure to back UN investigation into israel’s (apartheid state) shoot-to-kill-or-cripple policy in Gaza

Dear Alister, Here’s something to take your mind off Brexit. You’ll have heard of Dr Swee Ang. She is the first female Orthopaedic Consultant appointed to St Bartholomew (‘Barts’) and the Royal London Hospitals. In the 1980s and 1990s Dr Swee worked as trauma and orthopaedics consultant in the refugee camps of Lebanon and later […]

Turkey urges world to react against israeli (apartheid state) aggression

Turkey urges world to react against Israeli aggression Turkey’s foreign minister on Tuesday called on the global community to stand against Israeli aggression in the sacred places of Islam, Anadolu Agency reports. “Unfortunately, today, Israel’s aggression has increased with encouragement from the US We talk about all these issues and will not give up our […]

Miko Peled: The State of israel (apartheid state) Will Crumble and We Will See A Free Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea Sooner than Most People Think

Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble and We Will See A Free Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea Sooner than Most People Think Miko Peled, an Israeli general’s son and himself a former Israeli soldier, is nowadays a noted peace activist and a tireless worker for justice in the Holy Land. […]

Corbyn Renews Calls to End UK Arms Sales to israel (apartheid state) in Wake of UN Report on Gaza Protests

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has renewed his calls for Britain to cease arms sales to Israel following a UN report last week that the Israeli army’s actions against Palestinian protesters in Gaza’s Great March of Return could amount to war crimes. “The UK government must unequivocally condemn the killings and freeze arms sales […]

Outlaws openly running in israel’s (apartheid state) election

OUTLAWS OPENLY RUNNING IN ISRAEL’S ELECTION Former MK Michael Ben-Ari, who heads Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) and could return to Knesset thanks to a Netanyahu-blessed union with Jewish Home, has ties to non-governmental organizations linked to Meir Kahane’s Kach Movement, outlawed in Israel and on US Treasury and State Department blacklists; to make matters worse, some […]

israel (apartheid state) says “No” to clean running water for Palestinian villages

Israel says “No” to clean running water for Palestinian villages While illegal, unauthorized Israeli settlements nearby enjoy full access to water, twelve Palestinian villages lose their water supply as Israeli forces systematically destroy their EU-donated water system. On February 13, 2019, Israeli forces arrived near the village of a-Tuwani in the South Hebron Hills. The […]

israel (apartheid state) Pharmaceutical Firms Test Medicines on Palestinian Prisoners

Israel Pharmaceutical Firms Test Medicines on Palestinian Prisoners By Middle East Monitor Israeli Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian revealed yesterday that the Israeli occupation authorities issues permits to large pharmaceutical firms to carry out tests on Palestinian and Arab prisoners, Felesteen.ps reported. The Hebrew University lecturer also revealed that the Israeli military firms are testing weapons on […]

The Escalation of israeli (apartheid state) Collective Punishment of Palestinians

by Nada Awad, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network The Israeli authorities forcibly transferred Palestinian Nadia Abu Jamal from Jerusalem in 2017, following the demolition of her family home in 2015. Israel’s National Insurance Institute also revoked healthcare and other social security entitlements from Abu Jamal’s three children, two of whom suffer from chronic medical conditions. The […]

Dozens of Palestinian children injured as israeli forces (apartheid state) attack school

Dozens of Palestinian children injured as Israeli forces attack school At least 30 Palestinian children suffered choked on teargas, one of them reported in critical condition, after Israeli forces and settlers attacked on Thursday their elementary school in the Old City of al-Khalil, in the southern occupied West Bank. Medics at the school’s clinic said […]

Iran urges immediate action to stop ‘racist’ israeli (apartheid state) regime

Iran urges immediate action to stop ‘racist’ Israel Israeli forces patrol near an entrance to the Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem al-Quds. (Photo by AFP) Tehran has condemned Israel’s recent move to shut down al-Aqsa Mosque, calling on Muslim countries and the international community to take “immediate” action and stop the “racist” regime. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman […]

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