How do you spell COWARDICE in Canada? Answer: C-A-N-A-D-A

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

OTTAWA — New Democratic Party deputy leader Libby Davies is in hot water in her own caucus over controversial comments she made this month at an anti-Israeli protest when she appeared to question the Jewish state’s right to exist, while also suggesting that she believes it should face a boycott and sanctions. The remarks, made in Vancouver and captured on a video now circulating rapidly on the Internet, have provoked an angry backlash among members of the NDP caucus, including


Speculating Iran

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Iran sanctions cripple the UN  By Massoud Parsi The vote to increase sanctions on Iran might not produce the intended results [AFP] After six months of intense US and Israeli lobbying, the UN Security Council has voted for a new round of sanctions against Iran. But most commentators agree that Resolution 1929 is so watered down – as a result of Chinese and Russian efforts – that it will have little or no impact on Iran’s nuclear energy programme or Iranian trade and


Inspiring

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

First-term Knesset member, 41, joined ships hoping to break Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip, now accused of treason Patrick Martin | June 13, 2010 Two weeks ago, she was virtually unknown. But after travelling aboard the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara, on which nine Turkish citizens were killed when Israeli commandos stormed the boat, Hanin Zoaby, a 41-year-old, first-term Knesset member, has become the most hated person in Israel. As an Arab Israeli, she also has found herself at the


Another day, another crime

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Israel Against Extradition of Suspected Mossad Agent to Germany The arrest in Poland of a suspected Mossad agent is threatening to cause a diplomatic tug-of-war between Israel, Poland, Germany and Dubai. The man was arrested in connection with an investigation into the assassination of a leading Hamas figure in a Dubai hotel in January. Israel is urging Poland not to extradite to Germany a suspected Mossad agent arrested at Warsaw airport on June 4 on suspicion of being involved in


How do you spell COLLABORATOR in Arabic? E-R-A-K-A-T

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

For Immediate Release June 13th, 2010 Negotiations Affairs Department Palestine Liberation Organization Dr. Erakat Labels today’s Haaretz Report another Disinformation Attempt to Distort Facts and Deflect Responsibility to End Israel’s Inhuman Siege on Gaza Chief Palestinian Negotiator Dr. Saeb Erakat denied today’s false media reports as if President Mahmoud Abbas asked President Obama to keep Gaza under siege. “The report is yet another disinformation attempt aimed at distorting facts and deflecting Israel’s responsibility to end the illegal and inhuman siege


"WE continue to call for the immediate and unconditional arrest of war criminal and "peace process" huckster Tony Blair whose ongoing freedom is totally unjustified."

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

For immediate use 13 June 2010  Statement following Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Cabinet comments Quartet Representative Tony Blair  said: “I welcome Prime Minister Netanyahu’s clear distinction between Israel’s necessity to protect its security and otherwise to allow Gaza people to get the goods and material they require for ordinary life. “I hope this will enable us to move decisively to a policy on Gaza which keeps out weapons and other combat related material but lets in as a matter of course those


B(ristish) B(ullshit) C(orporation)

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 in Multimedia, News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Press Release 150 people have signed an open letter of complaint to the BBC protesting at their biased, selective and ethically dishonest coverage of the murder of at least 9 activists on board the Mavi Marmara, the lead ship of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Matters we have complained about included the use, without comment or even warning, of spliced and selective Israeli video of trained navy seals being ‘attacked’ at the very same time that Israel, by its own admission,


I remember Chuck Schumer from Madison High School. His father was an exterminator: like father, like son.

On Saturday, June 12th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Think Progress: This past Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered a wide-ranging speech at an Orthodox Union event in Washington, D.C. The senator’s lecture touched on areas such as Iran’s nuclear program, the Israel-Palestinian conflict, and several domestic policy issues. During one point of his speech, Schumer turned his attention to the situation in Gaza. He told the audience that the “Palestinian people still don’t believe in the Jewish state, in a two-state solution,” and also that “they don’t believe


Change

On Thursday, June 10th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Extending Hands or Clenching Fists? Obama’s Doublespeak on Iran By ESAM AL-AMIN On April 12, 2010, President Barack Obama hosted a forty-seven nation Nuclear Security Summit in Washington. He met with dozens of heads of state making his case for a fourth set of crippling sanctions on Iran because of its intransigence on the nuclear issue. His main argument was the refusal of Iran to accept the proposal by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of transferring the bulk of