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Israeli peace activists are interviewed by Max Blumenthal after Barack Obama speech, June, 2009
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The former chairman of the Israeli Palestinian Bereaved Families for Peace, Aziz Abu Sarah, and Israeli researcher and co-director of the Israel Palestine ... A list containing Abu Sarah, a brother of a Palestinian martyr in the first intifada and a decadeslong Israeli peace activist, is hard to accuse of selling ... Jerusalem
Peace activist Galia Golan has been working for a nonviolent solution to the conflict in Israel for a long time. At 79, the Hebrew University professor emerita is a powerful voice on the left against the Israeli presence in the Palestinian territories and a committed opponent of Prime Minister Benjamin ... Jerusalem

Grossman said at the event that he would donate half of the Israel Prize money he will be awarded on Thursday to the Parents Circle and to Eliphelet, ... At Tuesday's ceremony, among the speakers, all bereaved relatives, the daughter of a long-time peace activist and Israeli war veteran who was killed in a ... Jerusalem
Veteran Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery observed in a column at the weekend: "Like the British in India and the white racists in the US, the Israeli government does not know how to deal with unarmed protest." Assad Ghanem, a political scientist at Haifa University, told Al Jazeera: "What happens to ...
An estimated 30,000 Gazans participated in the March 30 rally commemorating “Land Day,” when on that day in 1976 Israeli soldiers killed six Palestinians protesting the Israeli takeover of their land. This year's rally also marked the beginning of a six-week remembrance of the 1948 Nakba (catastrophe), when Israel ...
“It's always darkest before the dawn,” Nathan Landau, an organizer for the Israeli-Palestinian group Combatants for Peace, said by phone on Wednesday. ... Last year, like this year, Israel refused to grant permits to Palestinian participants, so a parallel event attended by 800 people was held in Beit Jala, ...

Last month marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie, a young American peace activist killed in 2003 by an Israeli soldier-driven ... They paid us a visit with fellow peace activists American Joe Catron and Palestinian Islam Maraqa, who, like Rachel Corrie before her death, work with the ...
that allowed them to counter Israel's stranglehold over their lives. Workers realized the Israeli economy was massively dependent on the cheap labor of Palestinian migrants, giving them leverage over Israel's occupying society. Israeli peace activists, following the lead of Palestinian activists, actively ...
Allen Ruff speaks with Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, killed 15 years ago in Rafah while defending a Palestinian home from Israeli demolition. As a lead-up to their Madison visit on Sunday, April 8, they discuss the ongoing work of the Rachel Corrie Foundation, BDS, and the current ...
Over the course of the film, the combatants transform from soldiers to peace activists, leading to the creation of Combatants for Peace, an Israeli-Palestinian NGO and bi-national, grassroots movement committed to nonviolent action against the Israeli occupation and all forms of violence in Israel and the ...
Scores of Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli international peace activists, held on Friday the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall ... They also chanted against the illegal U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, in direct violation of International Law and ...
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
When Ariel Sharon was Israel's defense minister he ordered the Israeli army to shoot down a passenger plane if it was confirmed that Palestinian leader ... Among the stories revealed by Bergman was that when Uri Avnery, a famous Israeli journalist and pro-peace activist, traveled to Lebanon to interview ...
But “my nomination is first and foremost pro-Palestinian, not anti-Israeli”, declared Moxnes, while arguing his case, in an interview with IPS. ... 1990s, BDS is being led primarily by academics, trade unions, student bodies, peace activists, parliamentarians and civil society organisations (CSOs) worldwide.
Peace activists, including the United States-based Jewish Voices for Peace thanked the actress for taking a stance. Conservative politicians condemned her actions. Knesset member Oren Hazan even demanded authorities to revoke her Israeli citizenship. Rachel Azaria, of the Kulanu party, part of the ...
The group envisions Israelis living in Palestine as Israeli citizens and Palestinian residents, and Palestinians being able to live in Israel as Palestinian ... a newly formed organization called the One State Foundation comprised of non-Zionist Israeli peace activists, Palestinians and Europeans is trying to ...
Israeli invaded, Saturday, Kufur Qaddoum town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia and attacked nonviolent protesters, wounding a young man. ... The Palestinians, accompanied by Israeli and international peace activists, hold popular protests every Friday and Saturday, demanding the army to ...

But I remain an optimist. I continue to believe that somehow, somewhere, salvation will come. New political forces will emerge and come to the fore. As our Muslim friends would say: inshallah (God willing). Uri Avnery is a peace activist, journalist, writer, and former member of the Israeli Knesset. Read other ...
During the Second World War, Holtom, himself a peace activist, learned navy flag signal codes, and incorporated the semaphores for the letter "N" (two diagonal lines) and "D" (a straight line) into his nuclear disarmament symbol. Meanwhile, the circle around the lines symbolized the world. Despite its ...
Canada, too, has begun to offer its government officials to the high-bidding, pro-Israeli lobby. ... The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) invites Canadian officials to visit Israel, at CIJA's expense, and several such officials have taken advantage of the .... Robert Fantina is an author and peace activist.
Morad Eshteiwi, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said dozens of Palestinians and international peace activists held the weekly procession before the soldiers assaulted them with rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
When Ariel Sharon was Israel's defense minister he ordered the Israeli army to shoot down a passenger plane if it was confirmed that Palestinian leader ... Among the stories revealed by Bergman was that when Uri Avnery, a famous Israeli journalist and pro-peace activist, traveled to Lebanon to interview ...
The 64-year-old Grossman is one of Israel's most internationally recognized and acclaimed authors, as well as a prominent peace activist who campaigns against Israeli policies toward Palestinians. He boycotted the 2015 Israel Prize ceremony over disqualification of judges deemed not patriotic enough.
But “my nomination is first and foremost pro-Palestinian, not anti-Israeli”, declared Moxnes, while arguing his case, in an interview with IPS. ... 1990s, BDS is being led primarily by academics, trade unions, student bodies, peace activists, parliamentarians and civil society organisations (CSOs) worldwide.
Sharon, who was born in pre-Israel Palestine, retorted heatedly: “I am first of all a Jew, and only then an Israeli!” This seems an idle discussion. But it has a very practical relevance for our daily life. For example, is this a “Jewish” state, how can it exist without the dominance of the Jewish religion? Israel was ...
Inside the courtroom, Academics for Peace activists sat alongside their Israeli colleagues, translating every mundane detail of the proceedings. The judge, flanked by the prosecutor, towered above the defendants and their respective attorneys as the charges against them were read aloud. One by one, the ...
The soldiers also assaulted dozens of Palestinian, Israel and international peace activists in Bil'in village, west of Ramallah. The nonviolent protesters marched from the village towards the Annexation Wall, near Abu Lemon area, while chanting against the Israeli occupation and escalations, and Israel's ...
Landrum Bolling, a Quaker who preached nonviolence in the world's trouble spots, helped free a CNN journalist taken hostage in Beirut and became a backstairs adviser and go-between for President Jimmy Carter on Arab-Israeli issues, died Jan. 17 at the home of a daughter in Arlington, Va. He was 104.
The program, titled "What I Witnessed in Palestine/Israel," is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Creative 360, 1517 Bayliss Street in Midland. The event is free and open to the public. Johnson met with both Palestinian and Israeli peace activists working toward a peaceful solution last May, coinciding with ...
And once you convert, everyone has an opinion regarding your opinions on Israel. To say I chose a rather interesting time ... 2) For about a year, I catalogued footage of humanitarian disasters during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for use by a humanitarian organization. I'm proud of that work. I mentioned my ...
He earned his moniker thanks to the ghazals he sang and gained popularity. He holds the Guinness World Record for singing songs in 76 different languages at a concert. In 2015, he visited Israel as a peace activist and sang 'Golden Dreams of Gandhiji' in Hebrew, Hindi and English. He also acted in a ...
Trump's Jerusalem declaration provides those who believe in one democratic state across Israel-Palestine a golden opportunity. ... Added to all this is the propaganda machine that nurtures the lie of the peace process, and prevents Palestinian and Israeli peace activists from acting effectively against ...
The detention of a 16-year-old Palestinian girl who was filmed slapping an Israeli soldier has sparked fierce online debate between those who see her as a “peace activist” and others who cast her as a pawn in anti-Israel propaganda. An Israeli military court extended the custody of Ahed Tamimi yesterday, ...
“In Israel and Palestine, the road to peace is a steep climb. For three activists, one Israeli, one Palestinian and one American, the challenges seem insurmountable. And yet they try to see and understand the humanity in “the other” and forge connections that promote empathy, understanding and, in their ...
Many Israelis, for whom Haaretz serves as a platform and mouthpiece, belittle the idea that the right to Jewish sovereignty over the country originates in the Bible and in the people's attachment to the Land of Israel throughout history. To them, the source of Israeli sovereignty is the recognition by the world, ...
Later we'll discuss President Trump's planned announcement that he will move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move has caused outrage in the Middle East—especially with US allies Turkey and Jordan. We'll speak with an Israeli peace activist. Our first guest is Dr. Helen ...
It started from Sheikh Ali al-Bakka Mosque and made its way to the Municipality's Square in Hebron's Old City with the attendance of scores of international and Israeli peace activists. Protestors raised banners and photos condemning Israel's settlement construction policy and the closure of central Hebron ...
It started from Sheikh Ali al-Bakka Mosque and made its way to the Municipality's Square in Hebron's Old City with the attendance of scores of international and Israeli peace activists. Protestors raised banners and photos condemning Israel's settlement construction policy and the closure of central Hebron ...
He was a pacifist who tried to find consolation in rationalism, telling a peace activist that he hoped his invention would contribute to stability: “Perhaps my ... Since the Israeli army withdrew from southern Lebanon the organization hasn't initiated a war with Israel, and there are no indications that it is willing to ...
In her youth Rania watched her boyfriend die in her arms as Israeli authorities refused to let medics reach him. Her husband Bassam's sister was killed in the First Intifada. Rania's friend Samia was raped and tortured in an Israeli prison. And Israel's practice of collective punishment is common enough that it ...
Now comes the leader of that world – not any right or the tombs of our forefathers – and recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Still, among those taking the side of the Arabs in order to block that evil decree, a group of Israelis – professors, peace activists and former ambassadors – stood out. In their ...
Later we'll discuss President Trump's planned announcement that he will move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move has caused outrage in the Middle East—especially with US allies Turkey and Jordan. We'll speak with an Israeli peace activist. Our first guest is Dr. Helen ...
An “ultimatum” presented by pro-Israeli lobby groups to organisers of a talk on the occupation of Palestine forced a German university to cancel an event by a prominent Israeli human rights activist. Israeli peace activist and founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), Jeff Halper, ...
Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent procession against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil'in village west of Ramallah in central West Bank, mildly injured a German peace activist, and caused many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The procession started from the ...
We feel the ripples of the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict today. First, there is discord within the respective Israeli and Palestinian communities. There are peace activists working tirelessly within both populations to build bridges of collaboration toward a two-state solution and conversely, there are ...
Right-wing organizations in Israel, with the Im Tirtzu movement at the forefront, have asked that Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ...
Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession against the ... accompanied by Israeli and international peace activist marched in the village, protesting ... in the afternoon, when the locals, and the international peace activists, ... (JLAC), Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, […] ...
JERUSALEM — Arabs, peace activists and Israel's left wing have long challenged as undemocratic the right-wing government of Prime ...


 

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