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UN to investigate Israeli war crimes; US only nation to vote no

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The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday launched a commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in its current Gaza offensive, backing Palestinian efforts to have Israel held up to international scrutiny. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s office fiercely condemned the UN council’s decision as a “travesty and should be rejected by decent people everywhere.” Meeting in Geneva, the 46-member ... Read More »

Chile suspends trade talks with Israel over Gaza bombings

Chile stops trade talks with Israel over Gaza bombings of Palestinians

Chile has suspended Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with Israel and is considering the withdrawal of its ambassador to Tel Aviv in protest against the Israeli bombing campaign on Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. The Chilean-Palestinian parliamentary group told HispanTV that the Chilean government will also seek Israel’s condemnation by the UN Security Council (UNSC) after meeting with the Chilean Foreign Heraldo Munoz. Chilean ... Read More »

Israelis gather to watch and applaud bombing of Gaza

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An image of Israelis in Sderot who gathered on a hill to watch and celebrate Gaza being bombed has gone viral on Twitter. The photo posted by a Danish journalist caused uproar online. Allan Sørensen, the Middle Eastern correspondent for the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad, said that he took the image on Wednesday in Sderot, a city about two kilometers ... Read More »

Palestinian boy made to drink petrol before being set alight

Mohammed Abu Khdeir

With each day that goes by the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir becomes ever more bestial. Haaretz reports (Hebrew print edition only so far) that before he was burned to death he was doused with gasoline and forced to drink the fluid. No doubt, the killers wanted him to burn from the outside and inside: According to Palestinian public prosecutor, the ... Read More »

Algeria to donate World Cup prize money to Gaza

Algeria World Cup team

The Algerian World Cup team has decided to donate their team salary of $9 million they got after their Round of 16 match with Germany to the people of Gaza, revealed one of the squad’s forwards. “They need it more than us,” 26-year old Islam Slimani, whose club is Sporting Lisbon. The manager of the team hasn’t yet officially confirmed Slimani’s ... Read More »

Israel vs Palestine

Palestine Israel

A brilliantly accurate educational and entertaining look at the situation between Israel and Palestine. The guys at Juice Rap News have knocked it out of the park with this one. SEE ALSO: - Nazi Germany 1940 = Zionist Israel 2013 - Israel an apartheid state? A majority of Jews say yes - 5,000 prominent US scholars vote to boycott Israel - ... Read More »

#OpIsrael: Anonymous attacks hundreds of Israeli websites

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Hundreds of websites of Israeli ministries and organizations came under attack by Anonymous early Monday as part of the hacktivist group’s anti-Israel operation, dubbed #OpIsrael. “On April 7, 2014, we call upon our brothers and sisters to hack, deface, hijack, database leak, admin takeover, and DNS terminate the Israeli Cyberspace by any means necessary” the group said in a statement.   ... Read More »

Netanyahu: boycotters of Israel are ‘anti-Semites,’ bent on ‘destruction of Jewish state’

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the boycott movement against Israel as anti-Semitism in a modern guise. Blasting the initiative as an “outrage,” Netanyahu likened EU companies’ tactics to the Nazi policy of embargoing Jewish businesses. In a heated attack on the Palestinian-led boycott movement of Israel, Netanyahu told a conference of US Jewish organizations ... Read More »

5,000 prominent US scholars vote to boycott Israel

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A powerful group of US scholars has voted to launch an academic boycott of Israeli colleges and universities. With a membership in the thousands, the group has become the largest academic collective to protest Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. The American Studies Association (ASA) announced Monday that its nearly 5,000 members voted in favor of the boycott by a 2-to-1 margin ... Read More »