Posts Tagged ‘settlement’

Israel’s Far-Right Seizes on Settlement Rape Case to Boost Electoral Prospects

WEST BANK, PALESTINE — Signs of blood libel are all over the case of a Palestinian worker accused of raping a seven-year-old Jewish girl in a religious Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Politicizing a horrifying tragedy such as this is tantamount to sacrilege, and this case, which is all over Israeli headlines, is more […]

Netanyahu, Trump celebrate new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement in the occupied Golan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled the sign marking the location of the newest illegal settlement in the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday. The soon-to-be settlement’s name? “Trump Heights.” Standing in front of the massive plaque, written in Hebrew and English with emblems of the US and Israeli flags on top, Netanyahu spoke to officials at […]

Israel unveils illegal ‘Trump’ settlement in Golan Heights

Netanyahu yesterday inaugurated the settlement – called “Ramat Trump”, Hebrew for “Trump Heights” – hailing the US President as a “great friend” of Israel. The development will extend the existing settlement of Bruchim, located in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights captured by Israel during the war of 1967. […]

11 MKs visit evacuated settlement, declare ‘mission’ to return permanently

Eleven right-wing lawmakers on Thursday visited an evacuated settlement 14 years after it was razed along with three other northern West Bank settlements as part of the Gaza disengagement, and offered their support for a bill that would allow Israelis to permanently return. The trip was part of a broader campaign of Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi […]

20,000 new illegal settlement units built since Trump and Netanyahu came to power

Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- An Israeli report issued om Tuesday revealed that Israel went on a spending binge in its West Bank illegal settlements following the election of President Donald Trump. 20,000 new illegal settlement units have been built in the occupied West Bank since Benjamin Netanyahu came to power in 2009. Meanwhile, spending on West […]

‘Trump Shtetl’: Netanyahu pledges to Name Illegal Golan Settlement After US President

In a move that is meant to express the deep gratitude of the illegal occupiers of UN recognized territory in Palestine and Syria, Israel’s embattled far-right nationalist Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has pledged to name the Zionist entity’s newest illegal settlement in the occupied Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald J. Trump. In late March, […]

Irish parliament passes bill to ban Israeli settlement goods

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 24 January 2019 A bill to outlaw trade in goods from Israeli settlements has been passed by the lower house of Ireland’s parliament, a major step on its journey into law. On Thursday, the Dáil overwhelmingly approved the Occupied Territories Bill by a vote of 78-45, dealing a big defeat […]

Ireland passes BDS bill banning israel (apartheid state) settlement goods

Ireland passes BDS bill banning Israel settlement goods Israel summons Irish Ambassador over the BDS bill Ireland has advanced a bill which will prevent the sale of goods from Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The lower house of the Irish parliament – the Dail – yesterday voted in favour of a bill […]

Andy Lopez Settlement Reached, After Five Years

Andy Lopez Settlement Reached, After Five Years Above Photo: Big Man summons his strength despite his declining health to testify on behalf of Andy at the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 7, 2014. – Photo: Vesta Copestakes On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held […]

Merry Christmas, Israel is building 2,191 new settlement housing units on Palestinian land

A man waves a Palestinian flag waves near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, near Ramallah (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90) In 2018, the government advanced thousands of housing units, including most which can be found in isolated settlements deep inside the West Bank, outside Israel’s pre-1967 borders. These are settlements that, in any two-state solution, Israel […]

UPDATE: Israel to Build 2,191 New West Bank Settlement Units

Peace Now movement stated, Wednesday evening, that the Israeli Administration Supreme Planning Council has approved the construction of 2,191 housing units in West Bank settlements.   The movement explained, in a statement, according to Al Ray, that 87% of the housing units will be built in isolated settlements […]

Airbnb denies Israeli claims that company is reversing West Bank settlement ban

Airbnb is denying claims by Israel’s tourism minister that the company was going to reverse its November decision to remove listings in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Tourism Minister Yariv Levin said in a Facebook post on Monday that following meetings with Israeli government officials, Airbnb would not be implementing its November […]

As West Bank violence continues, Netanyahu calls for settlement expansion, punitive demolition of Palestinian homes

The ripple effects of Thursday’s outburst of violence in the occupied West Bank continued to be felt on Friday, as Palestinians woke up to news of more arrests, clashes, and plans of collective punishment by the Israeli government. Between Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon, Israeli forces had shot and killed four Palestinians in separate incidents, […]

Airbnb to end settlement listings in ‘occupied West Bank,’ will evaluate if rentals cause ‘human suffering’

Airbnb, the popular home rental company, announced on Monday that it would be removing its listings in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, drawing praise from Palestinian activists who have been advocating for the move for years. In a statement on its website, Airbnb said: “We concluded that we should remove listings in […]

Israel approves 640 new settlement units in Jerusalem

Israeli District Planning and Building Committee in Jerusalem approved on Tuesday the construction of 640 new settlement units in the illegal settlement of Ramat Shlomo. The illegal settlement of Ramat Shlomo is located between the Jerusalem neighbourhoods of Beit Hanina and Shuafat. According to Israeli sources, the committee rejected appeals by anti-settlement group Ir Amim, […]

Kavanaugh Senate First Vote Today! Final SETTLEMENT OF THE SCORE Tomorrow!

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer October 5, 2018 It has been officially announced that the first vote will take place in the Senate today. Final vote tomorrow. Today is not a huge deal, no one thinks this “cloture vote” won’t go through – the big deal is tomorrow. The moment of truth comes […]

Scientists sign global letter opposing physics conference at West Bank settlement

We are writing to express our view that Ariel University in the occupied West Bank is the wrong venue for a conference on cosmology and particle physics starting on Monday 3 September and running until 6 September. The settlements are illegal under international law and have been denounced by the international court of justice and […]

Israel approves over 1,000 new illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank

Israeli authorities have approved over 1,000 new illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank, sparking condemnation from both Palestinian and international officials. The Higher Planning Committee of the Civil Administration, the Israeli agency responsible for enforcing the government’s policies in the occupied Palestinian territory, announced the approvals earlier this week. According to settlement watchdog […]

Fighting the double standard: Palestinians file case to demolish illegal settlement homes

As the long-fought battle to save the village of Khan al-Ahmar from demolition continues, another fight is taking place on the sidelines — one that could have life changing effects on the fate of the Bedouins in Khan al-Ahmar, and the future of the occupied West Bank. Two Ramallah-area Palestinian villages — Deir Dibwan and […]

WATCH: Asheville Set to Pay Settlement to Pedestrian Beaten by Police Officer

Asheville resident tells ex-Asheville Police officer Chris Hickman, “I didn’t mean for this to happen,” following an Aug. 25, 2017 incident where Rush was tased and beaten. ASHEVILLE – The city is on the verge of paying a settlement to the unarmed pedestrian who was beaten, shocked and choked by a police officer after being […]

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