Posts Tagged ‘Olmert’

Amnesty International (AI) released 117-page report on the U.S.-backed ‘Operation Cast Lead’ initiated by Israel on the Gaza Strip — which killed around 1,200 Gazan civilians (including police officers and nearly 300 children) in 22 days — finds evidence of the ‘Israel Occupation Forces’ using Gazan children as human shields and wanton destruction of Gazans’ property. (more…)

Press TV throws my mentor, libertarian socialist Palestine-Israel scholar Dr. Norman Finkelstein, with a self-proclaimed “realist” (utilitarian Newspeak regurgitator) Timothy Lynch to discuss the U.S. relationship with Israel. The next day, Dr. Finkelstein was on a panel with Phyllis Bennis and Allon Ben Meir on the ‘peace process’. (more…)

al Jazeera’s “Inside Story” analyzes the IDF probe into its conduct in the recent Gaza Massacre, empiral evidence, and its motives behind the probe’s claims that it acted “in accordance with moral values and international law”. (more…)

India national magazine Frontline interviews Prof. Chomsky on the post-Gaza situation in Palestine-Israel and the region. (more…)

Eric Margolis on the US repeating the Iraq Newspeak against Iran. (more…)

Summary of Peace Now’s special report “New Land Seizure Orders Issued During the Gaza Operation” [.pdf]. (more…)

Interview with Prof. Chomsky on the Newspeak and effects of Israel’s elections, the US stance on Palestine-Israel under Obama as ‘continuity’, and activism. (more…)

HRW: Israel’s unlawful blockade of Gaza is the primary impediment to reconstruction and to the economic activity that is essential to any society. (more…)

Red-faced and unusually tongue-tied Israeli officials were forced to try and explain to U.S. Senator John Kerry during his visit to Israel last week why truckloads of pasta waiting to enter the besieged Gaza strip were not considered humanitarian aid while rice was. (more…)

al Jazzera’s “Empire” senior political analyst Marwan Bishara and his guests explore the deep relationship between Israel and the US — Israel’s primary military supplier — days after Obama taps co-founder of AIPAC lobby for administration, Amnesty Int’l calls for an arms embargo on Israel and Israel expands its illegal occupation of East Jersusalem. (more…)

IDF denies Human Rights Watch, B’Tselem access to Gaza. (more…)

Palestinian Centre  for Human Rights’ weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (12-18 Feb 09). (more…)

DN! interviews Palestinian lawmaker/activist Dr. Mustafa Barghouti and Ben-Guiron University Prof. Neve Gordon to analyze Israel’s election results, the ‘racist’ shift of Israel  completing its ‘transformation to apartheid’, and the rise of neo-fascist Avigdor Lieberman. (more…)

Jesse Rosenfeld speaks to representatives of the Arab Israeli community about the 2009 Israeli elections. (more…)

al Jazeera investigates the politics of Gaza, nationalism, and war going into Tuesday’s elections in Israel. (more…)