Jonathan Cook: In a move signaling a further breakdown in Jewish-Arab relations inside Israel, all the main Jewish parties voted on for the blanket disqualification.
UN diplomats have put the Israeli government under pressure over its role in flouting international law with its deadly military assault on the Gaza Strip.
In July 2005 a huge coalition of Palestinian groups laid out plans to do just that. They called on “people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel similar to those applied to South Africa in the apartheid era.” The campaign Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions–BDS for short–was born.
Palestinian doctor Ezzeldeen Abu al-Aish was giving Israel’s Channel 10 his daily account from inside the war zone in Gaza when three of his daughters were killed in an Israeli attack. In his report, he called for help as his house was attacked.
This is a critical juncture for Iraq war resisters in Canada – with a series of deportation orders scheduled to start at the end of the month.
When: 7:00 pm, Saturday, Jan. 17
Where: Conserver House, 180 St. John St.
Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and which analyzes and explains how–through the use of language, framing and context–the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza remains hidden in the news media.
Discussion following film on Canadian media coverage of the Middle East.
Donations will be taken at the film screening for Gaza humanitarian relief efforts. With refreshments.
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Bolivia is seeking to take Tel Aviv to International Criminal Court over the brutal atrocities the Israeli forces have committed in Gaza.
On January 12, news agencies reported that US delayed arms shipment to Israel because military operations in Gaza threatened its security, but later Pentagon spokesperson said it was delayed because of Greece’s protest.
Four peace advocates in London, Ontario are at the office of London West Conservative MP Ed Holder demanding immediate action from the Canadian government to denounce the continuing massacre in Gaza.