« End of Occupation » No 972

A clean energy scheme to entrench a dirty occupation

An Israeli renewable energy company is suing a human rights group over its investigation of a wind farm the firm plans to build in the occupied Golan Heights with government backing.

Al-Marsad, the group which Energix is suing, has found that the Tel Aviv-based company’s wind turbine project violates the indigenous Syrian population’s right to self-determination. The scheme also serves to strengthen Israel’s control over the territory. (more…)

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« End of Occupation » No 971

A CIJA Delegation (Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs) recently met with Egypt’s brutal dictator Sisi

CAIRO – 10 September 2019: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received a delegation of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) of Canada.

Presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said the president asserted to the Jewish delegation that solving the Palestinian problem would open horizons of development in the region and provide prosperity, progress and security for its peoples.

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« End of Occupation » No 970

Sur Baher home demolitions illustrate a vicious spiral of oppression in Palestine Part 2

Palestinians rightly fear that Israel has established a dangerous precedent, further reversing the Oslo Accords, which can one day be used to justify driving many thousands more Palestinians off land under PA control.

Most western governments barely raised their voices. Even the United Nations offered a mealy-mouthed expression of “sadness” at what took place. (more…)

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« End of Occupation » No 969

Sur Baher home demolitions illustrate a vicious spiral of oppression in Palestine Part 1

‘The more the West represses criticism, the more Israel luxuriates in its impunity.’  The National – 28 July 2019

Recent events have shone a spotlight not only on how Israel is intensifying its abuse of Palestinians under its rule, but the utterly depraved complicity of western governments in its actions.

The arrival of Donald Trump in the White House two-and-a-half years ago has emboldened Israel as never before, leaving it free to unleash new waves of brutality in the occupied territories. (more…)

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