Archive for February, 2020

No. 1 Sponsor Of Terrorism? US Media Name Iran, But Overlook A Candidate Closer To Home

Article – FAIR.org

The New York Times response ( 1/3/20 ) to Donald Trump ordering the assassination of a top Iranian official is to ask whether Trump is ready for a new game. First Published on FAIR.org by JOSHUA CHO After the illegal assassination of Iranian … Read more »

UN Expert Applauds Database, Says Israeli Settlements Deprive Palestinians land Base

Press Release – UNHCHR

GENEVA (14 February 2020) An independent expert appointed by the Human Rights Council applauded the release of a database on business enterprises involved in certain activities relating to Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank as … Read more »

PSN Targets Kiwisaver Providers Which SupportIsrael’s Brutal Oppression Of Palestinians

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network

This week the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) released its long-awaited list of companies, 112 so far, complicit in the building and maintenance of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied land. The UNHRC media release and link to the full … Read more »

Founding Fathers’ Worst Nightmare: How Israel Normalized Foreign Meddling In US Elections.

Article – Jamal Kanj

In his 1787 farewell speech George Washington warned, foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.” Washingtons compatriots were more specific. Later in the same year, John Adams wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson … Read more »

Crisis and Opportunity: The ‘Deal of the Century’ Challenge

Article – Ramzy Baroud

After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed Deal of the Century, in a press conference in Washington on January 28. Standing triumphantly beside Trump, Israeli Prime Minister, … Read more »

UN expert alarmed by ‘lopsided’ Trump plan

Press Release – UNHCHR

GENEVA (31 January 2020) – The Trump plan on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a lopsided proposal entirely in favour of one side to the conflict, said Michael Lynk, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian … Read more »