Posts Tagged ‘condemn’

Whopping majority of Israeli parliament condemn Ben & Jerry’s for boycotting ‘towns and cities in Israel’

Yesterday, a letter was sent by a whopping majority of Israeli lawmakers, to Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, urging it to “rethink the decision” of the Ben & Jerry’s independent board, to stop doing business in illegal settlements. The letter was signed by 90 Knesset members out of the 120, claiming that […]

Health officials condemn anti-vaccination leaflets

By Ian HeathNews Published: Jul 2, 2021 ANTI-VACCINE leaflets being distributed outside schools have been condemned by the government. Health Minister Richard Renouf. Picture: ROB CURRIE. (31179776) Head teachers were contacted yesterday about the pamphlets – which are designed in a similar way to official government guidance. The anonymous blue leaflets refer to ‘ethical concerns’ around a […]

Some Democratic lawmakers condemn Silwan demolitions, but most remain silent

Israel has begun demolitions in the al-Bustan area of Silwan. Most Democratic congress members have largely ignored the destruction, but a small group of progressive House members have criticized Israel actions on Twitter with many using the #SaveSilwan hashtag. “Homes are next in Silwan, East Jerusalem. 1,500 Palestinians—including 900+ children—face displacement right now,” tweeted Illinois […]

State Dept, US Commission Condemn Chinese Regime Over Tiananmen Square Massacre

The U.S. State Department and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China have condemned the brutality of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on the eve of the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement that Beijing’s Tiananmen Square is now “synonymous with the brutal actions” of the CCP in […]

Due Lipa Lashes Out After Shmuley Boteach Org’s NYT Ad Challenges Her to Condemn Hamas

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Dua Lipa is blasting an organization that paid for a full-page ad in The New York Times that called her antisemitic for her support of Palestinians, saying it used her name “shamelessly” to “advance their ugly campaign with falsehoods and blatant misrepresentations.” In the ad which appeared in Saturday’s newspaper […]

‘Will not be silenced’: AP, Al Jazeera condemn Israel for bombing Gaza media offices & nearly killing their journalists

The Associated Press and Al Jazeera have both issued statements condemning the bombing of Gaza media offices by the Israeli military, claiming that the “disturbing” attack almost killed several reporters. Following the targeted bombing on Saturday, which destroyed the building containing international media offices in Gaza, AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt said the company […]

‘How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?’: progressive Dems condemn Israeli violence on House floor

On Thursday a number of progressive Democratic spoke out against Israel’s ongoing attacks on Palestine. “How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?” asked Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), the only Palestinian member of congress, in an emotional speech. “If our own State Department can’t even bring itself to acknowledge the killing of […]

Why Biden can’t condemn Israeli violence

Today it is exasperating to the left that the Biden administration repeats the same old mantra about violence in Israel and Palestine– Israel has a right to defend itself, we condemn Hamas rocket attacks — when it is plain as can be that the conflict is one-sided and the community that will suffer the most […]

Several progressive U.S. congresspeople condemn Jerusalem evictions– as State Dep’t blames both sides for violence

Israel’s push to evict Palestinians from their houses in East Jerusalem, and its crackdown on Palestinian protests of the evictions, have been getting international attention in a largely negative light. And several U.S. congresspeople are condemning the evictions as illegal and calling on the U.S. government to restrict U.S. aid over the human rights violations. […]

Saudi and UAE Condemn Israel Over Palestinian Clashes at Al-Aqsa

An Israeli policeman scuffles with a Palestinian in front of the Dome of the Rock during clashes at a compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, amid tension over the possible eviction of several Palestinian families from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, […]

Iranian Women’s Rights Activists Condemn Iran’s Election to UN Women’s Rights Commission

Iranian women watch the practice session of Iran’s national soccer team from behind the railings as they banned from entering the stadium at Azadi (freedom) sport complex in Tehran, Iran May 21, 2006. Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl. Iranian women’s rights activists condemned the election of Iran on Tuesday to the United Nations Commission on the Status […]

Joe Biden Fails to Condemn Farrakhan Follower Capitol Hill Attack in Statement

President Joe Biden expressed his sorrow over the death of a Capitol Hill police officer after a violent attack at the Capitol Friday, but he did not condemn the suspect, who identified himself on social media as a follower of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Biden said in a statement he was “heartbroken” to learn Officer […]

‘We all know hate when we see it’: Dem lawmakers condemn violence against Asian Americans

“Now I know the legal bar is high because they have to find somebody who heard him say that there was an anti-Asian slur expressed at the time. … But in my mind and in the minds of many, this is an anti-Asian hate crime,” she added. Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock said on NBC’s […]

Palestinians, Arab League condemn opening of Czech diplomatic office in Jerusalem

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Europeans drop plan to condemn Iran at UN nuclear watchdog, opting for diplomacy

VIENNA, Austria (AFP) — European nations will not go ahead with a planned resolution criticizing Iran at this week’s meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. France, Britain and Germany had planned to introduce a resolution at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors, with the support […]

US Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Disgraceful’ ICC Decision to Open War Crimes Probe Against Israel

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Leading American Jewish and pro-Israel groups condemned the International Criminal Court’s decision Wednesday to open an investigation into alleged war crimes in the in the West Bank, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem. “The ICC’s effort to intrude into matters outside its mandate undermine its credibility and […]

US Health Secretary nominee Refuses to Condemn Transgender Child Abuse

    Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden’s nominee for assistant health secretary, evaded questioning on her past support for child sex changes during her Senate confirmation hearing, a move that left GOP Senator Rand Paul “outraged.” Dr. Richard Levine had a long and successful career as a pediatrician before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 2011 […]

President and Jewish Community at Pennsylvania College Condemn ‘Hateful’ Antisemitic Video Involving Student

Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Tomwsulcer The president and Jewish center at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania spoke out against an antisemitic video that surfaced in the community, Fox43 reported Tuesday. “Earlier today, we were made aware of a hateful video that appeared to involve a Dickinson student. This video is […]

Fact Check: President Biden Falsely Claims Trump Did Not Condemn Proud Boys

CLAIM: “I asked him to condemn the Proud Boys. He wouldn’t do it. He said stand by, stand ready or whatever.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Trump’s “stand” language followed the prompt of the moderator’s question. He later clarified that he condemned the group. President Joe Biden appeared at a CNN town hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Tuesday […]

Why the Jewish Right Must Condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene

Why are some right-of-center Jewish organizations finding it so difficult to publicly condemn anti-Semitic congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene? A few, such as the Republican Jewish Coalition and the Coalition for Jewish Values, have spoken out. We at Herut, too, condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene’s extremism and her endorsements of anti-Semitic conspiracies. But too many others have […]

Condemn Raids on Newsclick

The Delhi Union of Journalists(DUJ) condemns the raids by the Enforcement Directorate on the office of online portal Newsclick and the homes of its owner editor Prabir Purkayastha, editor Pranjal and human resources head Amit Chakravarty earlier today. Newsclick has been providing a platform to leading investigative journalists like Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and bold video […]

Oxford student officials condemn invitation of anti-Israel filmmaker

Marie van der Zyl, Board of Deputies president penned a letter to Prof. Judith Buchanan, Master of St Peter’s College at Oxford University, condemning the educator for extending an invitation to anti-Israel English filmmaker Ken Loach to lecture her students.Van der Zyl called the decision to invite the filmmaker “entirely unacceptable,” and called for the event […]

Jewish groups condemn Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican congresswoman who has advanced a range of dangerous conspiracy theories, including some that are explicitly antisemitic, is refusing to step down or even apologize, despite increasingly fierce criticism from Jewish groups and others. Among Greene’s critics are right-wing and centrist Jewish groups that do not frequently criticize Republican lawmakers or […]

India farmer leaders condemn violent scenes in capital but refuse to end protests

The leaders of a farmers’ collective in India on Wednesday denounced the violent scenes that rocked the capital during a “tractor rally” on the country’s annual Republic Day but refused to end their months-long protest. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the umbrella group spearheading the protests against controversial government reforms of the agriculture sector, blamed the […]

Native Americans Condemn Biden: ‘STOP Attacking Our Sovereignty’

A Native American tribe has slammed the Biden administration for the suspension of oil and gas leasing on tribal lands. The letter, addressed to Biden’s Acting Secretary of the Interior, Scott de la Vega, attacks Secretarial Order No. 3395. The order “temporarily suspends delegations of authority regarding leasing and permitting on federal lands, with a significantly […]

Chuck Grassley Urges Biden to Condemn Violence in Seattle and Portland

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is prodding President Joe Biden to speak out and condemn the recent wave of protests and violence that has erupted in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, respectively. Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, took to social media as protests continued in both cities Thursday. He highlighted that Biden, […]

Condemn Land Grab & State Excesses for ‘Green Energy’ Project in Assam: Release All Arrested Farmers of ‘Mikir Bamuni’

NAPM condemns the police-state atrocities against Karbi and adivasi farmers of ‘Mikir Bamuni Grant’, protesting the ‘questionable purchase’ of their  cultivable land in the name of ‘Green Energy’. Stop arrests, police persecution and intimidation, violence against women & villagers: Release all arrested farmers immediately . Govt of Assam must recognize the tenancy rights of farmers […]

‘He Needs to Repent’: Louisville Church Leaders Condemn Pastor’s Curses on Those Who ‘Stole Election’

[embedded content] LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLKY-TV) — In wake of a viral video that shows the senior pastor of Evangel World Prayer Center cursing those who he says stole the election from President Donald Trump, he’s now receiving more backlash from fellow area church leaders. On Wednesday, faith-based leaders throughout Louisville gathered for a press conference at […]

US Legislators Condemn Antisemitic Elements Among Capitol Hill Mob as Congresswoman Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Police fire tear gas at supporters of President Trump as they attempt to storm Capitol Hill. Photo: Reuters/Leah Millis. Two US legislators on Friday forthrightly condemned the display of antisemitic slogans and symbols by some elements of the mob that stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday in a bid to forcibly prevent the certification of Joe […]

Congressional Republicans Rush to Condemn Violence Outside Capitol

Republican members of Congress rushed to condemn the violence that broke out during Congress’s certification of the Electoral College vote from within the United States Capitol. “This violence is unacceptable and needs to be met with the full force of the law,” said Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton. “God bless the Capitol Police who are […]

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