« End of Occupation » No 1020

With Attack On Linda Sarsour Does Biden Campaign Want To Gift Election To Trump Right wingers?

By Mohammed Nurhussein

August 23, 2020

Joe Biden’s Campaign Rapid Response Director Andrew Bates tweeted “Jo Biden condemns Linda Sarsour for her view and support of BDS.” He goes on to say that Biden has been a strong supporter of Israel and is vehemently against any antisemitism his entire life, implying that Sarsour is antisemitic.

A member of DSA and a sometime surrogate for Bernie Sanders, Sarsour, from New York, led Muslim Delegates–she too was one–and Allies to the just concluded Democratic convention. (more…)

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« End of Occupation » No 1019

Israel’s High Court Seeks ‘Balance’ in Turning Palestinian Villages Into Army Training Zone

Amira Hass

‘We have an ear for music,’ justices tells Palestinian residents of Musafer Yatta, urging them to accept a compromise in ongoing legal battle

“A compromise is better than a ruling. In the end, as in many cases, the answer is some kind of balance,” the judges said to the parties involved.

This wasn’t said regarding divorce proceedings or a neighbors’ dispute. The hoped-for compromise is supposed to be made between an invader who has taken over about 30,000 dunams (around 7,400 acres) of land, and a civilian population that has lived and earned its livelihood there for generations. (more…)

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« End of Occupation » No 1017

Israel arrests BDS coordinator in night raid

Ali Abunimah  30 July 2020

Israeli occupation forces detained the general coordinator of the BDS – boycott, divestment and sanctions – movement in a night raid early Thursday.

At around 3:30 am dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by at least one dog, stormed the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa near Ramallah, “handcuffing, blindfolding and taking him away from his wife and three young children,” the BDS National Committee (BNC) said. (more…)

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« End of Occupation » No 1016

Coronavirus: Israeli Army destroys Palestinian Screening Center

Israel’s occupation soldiers deliberately destroyed a Covid-19 screening station set up by the Palestinian Health Ministry at the entrance to the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday morning, Wafa news agency reported.

The epidemic has so far been very largely contained in the occupied Palestinian territories, thanks to strict control and containment measures, which is fortunate, as the Palestinian health system has very little means to take care of a large number of patients. (more…)

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