Tag: Israel-Palestine

Israel knows apartheid has no future

By Mustafa Barghouthi, Ma’an News Agency, April 6, 2010 After decades of military rule over Palestinians and theft of our land, Israeli leaders are increasingly seeing the writing on the wall. They are at least acknowledging reality, if not yet…

UN rights body censures Israel

By Al Jazeera English, March 24, 2010 The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed three resolutions condemning Israel over its policies in occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories. However, the United States voted against them all. Another resolution, calling for…

Israeli Apartheid Week – Winnipeg

The first Israeli Apartheid Week in Winnipeg will have nearly a full week of panel discussions and cultural events, from Monday, March 8th to Friday, March 12th. MONDAY, MARCH 8th Women & Apartheid 2:00 PM – Panel Discussion 224 University…

Pop art and popular struggle in Palestine

Avatars protest Israeli occupation in Bil’in by Leslie Dreyer, Art Threat, March 4, 2010 Protesters against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the West Bank barrier wall take a more theatrical approach in Bil’in. On February 12, 5 Israeli, Palestinian…

Gaza – The Cost of War

By Al Jazeera English, Jan. 20, 2010 The Cost of War examines the longer term legacy of Israel’s war on Gaza. By following characters associated with buildings that were targeted in the war, the film explores the humanitarian and economic…

Middle East Water War

Amnesty International, the human rights organisation, is accusing Israel of deliberately denying Palestinians fair access to water. But the Israeli government has called Amnesty’s report “preposterous,” and says Palestinians have failed to develop their own water infrastructure. Al Jazeera’s Jacky…