Interesting development

On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Barak Ravid, Haaretz Correspondent Israel on Tuesday lashed out a new plan by the European Union to call for the division of Jerusalem with a future Palestinian state, saying that such a move by the EU would further harm the chances of renewing peace negotiations in the Middle East. EU foreign ministers are expected to issue an official call next week for Jerusalem to be divided, in order to serve as the capitals of both Israel and a Palestinian

Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, and amber waves of grain…

On Sunday, November 29th, 2009 in News.

on twitter|rss – about|blog|contact This is the interrogation log of Mohammed al-Qahtani. It is being published in real time: each entry will appear exactly seven years after it was first recorded. The interrogation took place at Guantanamo Bay. All times are GMT-5. November 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 November 29 1040 Lead laughed at detainee and this seemed to infuriate the detainee. Detainee told he must realize he has no control. 1010 Lead resumes approach. Detainee began to


On Sunday, November 29th, 2009 in News.

Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho-Mahalia Jackson

Levy on B'Tselem (and Musa)

On Sunday, November 29th, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Gideon Levy If not for B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, the State of Israel would look different today. The occupation might have been even crueler, or just as cruel, but we certainly would look different. In its 20 years of existence, this important human-rights organization may not have succeeded in changing reality, but at least it has made it possible for us to know what that reality was. Without B’Tselem, it might

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck

On Friday, November 27th, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Raphael Ahren The South African government has issued an unusually harsh statement condemning Israel for approving 900 new housing units in Gilo and evicting Palestinians from their East Jerusalem homes, comparing Israel’s actions to the “forced removals” of the apartheid era. “We condemn the fact that Israeli settlement expansion in East Jerusalem is coupled with Israel’s campaign to evict and displace the original Palestinian residents from the City,” the statement said. “South Africa is deeply concerned that these activities


On Friday, November 27th, 2009 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Gideon Levy Why is it permissible to talk to Hamas about the fate of one captive soldier and another several hundred prisoners, but forbidden to talk to them about the fate of two nations? Never has Israeli logic been so distorted. Now, when our hearts look forward to the deal’s implementation, when every human heart should look forward to Gilad Shalit’s release – and yes, to the release of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, some of them political prisoners for

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