John Kerry and Israeli apartheid

by Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada Anti-Palestinian advocates are up in arms over US Secretary of State John Kerry’swarning that Israel could become an “apartheid state” in the absence of a “two-state solution.” The Anti-Defamation League declared itself “startled and disappointed” that Kerry would use the “offensive term ‘apartheid’ to warn what might become of...

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Imploding the Myth of Israel

Chris Hedges truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/imploding_the_myth_of_israel_20131103 Israel has been poisoned by the psychosis of permanent war. It has been morally bankrupted by the sanctification of victimhood, which it uses to justify an occupation that rivals the brutality and racism of apartheid South Africa. Its democracy—which was always exclusively for Jews—has been hijacked...

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‘The bra is a security threat’: Harassment and interrogation at Ben Gurion airport

Anonymous Mondoweiss http://mondoweiss.net/2013/10/big-hold.html Anonymous is 21 years old and lives in Berkeley, California. Her father is a Jordanian Palestinian and her mother is a British Jew. The following trip took place in September, 2013. I took a deep breath and looked around at my surroundings. I mostly kept tabs on...

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