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Does the Israeli occupation fuel 'extremism'?

Al Jazeera

© Provided by Al Jazeera We speak to Israeli Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely, and ask a Syrian opposition political adviser about the UN peace talks… 578 more words

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Stop demolition of Palestinian housing, EU tells Israel

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE

Published — Sunday 7 February 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian housing, some of which was EU-funded, and reiterated its opposition to expanding Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. 211 more words

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Truth In Advertising

There has been much sound and fury over the past couple of weeks over labeling; more specifically, over the labeling rules for goods coming into the United States that are produced in the West Bank. 1,127 more words

Israel

Visualising the olive harvest in occupied Palestine

Every year Ecumenical Accompaniers provide protective presence to Palestinian farmers during the olive harvest in occupied Palestine. Our protective presence helps farmers access lands near settlements or in areas cut off by the wall and also helps deter acts of Israeli settler violence against Palestinians and their olive trees.  577 more words

Settlements

Ban Ki Moon and the New York Times pile on against Israel

In an earlier post I quoted Arlene Kushner who talked about UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s outrageous assertion that Palestinians are stabbing Israeli civilians, throwing rocks and firebombs, and even shooting, because of “frustration at the ongoing occupation and settlement expansion”. 2,143 more words

Palestinians

The end of normalcy for Israeli settlements?

By Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man

|Published January 29, 2016

The end of normalcy for Israeli settlements?

Stricter trade guidelines, harsher rhetoric and corporate responsibility campaigns all send a clear message: Israel’s closest allies are no longer willing to passively accept the occupation, and the only consensus on settlements is that they are illegal. 897 more words

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