march through the old city
Settlers attack Palestinians (a bit dated but relevant and ongoing similar
How Hitler and
The Zionist Story 1-8
Right to Education
International Student Conference
...and visits to cities in the West
Bank Birzeit University, Palestine
Activists in Al-Walaja where also called for Palestinian security
Amazing footage here:
The attacks from the
Israeli soldiers at the peaceful demonstration in Al-Masara 21 May
2010 (here no Palestinian security are allowed in the area)
Flotilla of ships with lots of supplied an hundreds of decent people try
to break the siege on Gaza again. See and support:
Other videos on the subject are too many to list. Here
are few of them:
pushing us to war with Iran for Israel
Noam Chomsky: The Plan For Iran
President Carter talks about AIPAC and Israel on C-SPAN
Ron Paul on US foreign policy
Racism in the U.S.
There’s no denying it- we live in a racist world. Most of the time
there’s little one can do to counter the stupid, idiotic crap that spews
like sewage from the mouths of the unenlightened. But when I hear
racist garbage on public airways, I’m compelled to act.
the case on the morning of 5/12. The alarm clock in my Orlando hotel
room awoke me at ~ 8am. It was set to 92FM, a country station:
A male & female drive-time team was promoting some kind of flag
promotion. I paid little attention until the male announcer, upon
hearing that the show was listened to by some of our troops stationed in the
Middle East over the Internet, suggested that these listeners “kill 5 bad
guys (each?) of the Muslim persuasion” or something very similar. At
some point during this moron’s discourse, he stated that a program director
had accused him of being racist during a previous incident, something that
the dim-witted announcer said he did not understand.
matter. Expressions of racism have no place on the public airways, and
I plan to take action. This missive will be forwarded to the FCC,
appropriate media (including Al Jazeera), every business that sponsors this
moron’s show, and every Muslim group I can find until this jerk is barred
from access to public media and the station that employees him takes
responsibility for employing this clueless idiot.
Rahm Emanuel reportedly plans to bring his son to
Jerusalem for his Bar Mitzvah.
Click here: Protesting Rahm, in Israel - Ben Smith - POLITICO.com
Raham's Son deserves a better start from his father than having his Bar
Mitzvah in Jerusalem. Having a celebration party in an occupied City of the
Six-Day War/Attack. As the squatters are stealing all under there boots of
hate from their Semitic Palestinian brothers, the children of Shem.
Regarding Mr. Emanual, the knowing father? If he goes forward with going
to Jerusalem with his Son. He must then resign as he is unfit and in direct
contravention of United States of America agreed policies, U. S. Road
Map, and past UN Resolutions. And worst of all is making a world-wide
impression statement, that our President Obama approves. While he is
"Shepherding" our finest in two deadly wars for both sides, which is a
direct result of the 1967 Zioncons Attack.
Ronald Douglas Kennedy
Elvis Costello under attack
Charlie Smith's article in today's Georgia Straight about Elvis
Costello's principled position to cancel his concerts in Israel has not
surprisingly generated many hostile Zionist comments on the Straight
We should all support and applaud Elvis Costello's courageous and
thoughtful actions as he will undoubtedly be vilified and attacked by the
pro-Israel lobby in the coming days. See statement on Costello's Website:
Israel's Defense Iron Dome System gets New Financial
Backer: U.S. Barack Obama
Haaretz, Amos Herel May 13, 2010
EditorCE: Reality vs Spin:
The Israeli Defense Ministry wants no part of paying for this worthless
and unnecessary project and says so; instead, they expect the US consumer to
pay for it. It's worthless because it is a defense against all but
harmless weapons, Gaza rockets that have killed only four people in as many
years, and three of these were Arab Bedouins with a very suspicious rocket
that makes one wonder who really fired it. Gaza rockets do not
explode, so why shoot them down?--- This reeks of a make work program for
Israelis. President Obama, why not spend the $200 million to make work
here, say to prevent stray dogs from killing stray cats?
---Haaretz SPINS it, but gives all the facts you need: "U.S. agrees
to fund anti-missile defense system, long delayed due to budgetary
difficulties, beyond regular annual defense assistance afforded to Israel.
The Pentagon has issued a message to Israel's Defense Ministry that U.S.
President Barack Obama has approved the transfer of special assistance
totaling $205 million (just under NIS 800 million) for the purchase of more
than ten Iron Dome batteries.
--- the Defense Ministry has been looking for other budgetary avenues.
Among other things, Israel has struck a deal with an unnamed eastern Asian
country (Singapore, according to a recent report in a French magazine) to
participate in the funding of future phases in the project. Israel has
recently raised the possibility that the U.S. assist in the funding of the
project by transferring a sum of money beyond the U.S.'s annual defense
SPIN: Why Christian Zionists Really Support Israel
Haaretz May 13, 2010
EditorCE: Someone named Boyd comments on
the article in Haaretz, and correctly points out what is wrong with
Christian Zionists, including John Hagee, and those who follow him:
"Christian Zionists ignore the principles of love, compassion, and mercy
in the New Testament by unconditionally supporting the secular Israeli
government and their abusive and oppressive policies to people who Christ
died for as much as He died for the Jews. The fact that they believe the
Jews are still the "chosen people" (based on ethnicity and not faith as Paul
teaches) allows them to ignore the human rights abuses perpetrated against
the Palestinians. Their brand of Christianity is one of hate and not
Christ's love. Hagee and his brand of Christianity turns most true believers
---Pastor John C. Hagee is founder and chairman of Christians United for
CD and DVD Classic, by
Chuck Carlson and others
Whoever Rules America Rules the World
Attack on Islam
Inside the Gaza Strip: Human Bombs
Message From Gaza
DVD'S on Christian Zionism and Gaza
Roots of Christian Zionism, by Carlson and WHTT team
The People and the Land, By Tom Hayse
Contributions make up our shortfall, thank you.
For the sake of
Gaza----we can't wait!
Emergency Response Protest Information for Chicago
Consulate in Chicago
Thursday, May 27
12 noon until 2:00 PM.
111 East Wacker Drive (just east of Michigan Avenue & Wacker Drive).
**PLEASE BRING PALESTINIAN FLAGS, BANNERS, POSTERS**
We are writing to you with
an urgent appeal. The Free Gaza flotilla is on its way to Gaza. Unlike
previous Free Gaza boats, this flotilla includes large vessels, will be
carrying substantial amounts of reconstruction supplies, medical supplies,
and school supplies, and 800 passengers from 50 countries. It cannot afford
to fail. This is an opportunity to denounce the inhumanity of Israel's three
year long siege and running. Israel said it will stop the boats from
reaching Gaza, they have done it before and they can do it again: http://bit.ly/9JCCyS
We can not wait until something happens before we mobilize. If we are
to be helpful in this effort, we need to begin support activities
If the convoy has already been attacked or blockaded,
our demonstration will be a powerful protest. If it has not yet
arrived, our demonstration will be a demand that it be allowed to pass in
Every time someone sends a letter from here, it will email
AND fax 150 Israeli Embassies and Consulates worldwide:
Please the petition:
Endorsing organizations (in formation): Palestine Solidarity
Group-Chicago, International Solidarity Movement-Chicago chapter, United
States Palestinian Community Network, Chicago Coalition Against War and
Racism (CCAWR), CodePink-Chicago, International Socialist Organization
(ISO), Chicagoans Against Apartheid in Palestine (CAAP), Students for
Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University,End the Occupation, Northern
Illinois, M20 Coalition ,The Palestine Working of the Center for Theology
and Social Analysis in St. Louis, Albany Park-North Park- Mayfair Neighbors
for Peace and Justice, National Association of Muslim American Women
(NAMAW), Jewish Voice for Peace - Chicago....
Contact us at:
http://www.freegaza.org/ and sign on to the newslist for updates
Please distribute this appeal widely!
We will soon have a new page
added to our website called
witnessgaza.org. You will be able to follow us as we journey to Gaza
over the next two weeks. You can watch our own 'video reports' twice a day,
reports from the boats and from Gaza. Everything on the page is connected to
make it easier for you to access TWITTER, Facebook, YouTube and FLICKR.
Watch for it in the next day or so.
For the update on the
boats, the Turkish passenger ship left on May 22 from Istanbul to the next
port to pick up more passengers. The Irish/Malaysian ship, the MV Rachel
Corrie, is on her way to the Mediterranean. The Greek/Swedish cargo ship,
the passenger boat from the European Campaign and the Free Gaza passenger
boats are ready to leave Greece this week.
We will all meet in
international waters off the coast of Gaza, turn and steam into Gaza City
port sometime between May 28 and June 1 depending on the weather.
The Israelis are nervous.
The Palestinians from the occupied West Bank to
Gaza to the Diaspora are ecstatic.
The internationals are determined.
The boats are ready.
The world waits.
This website is an effort
to unite all channels of communication and support for the Freedom Flotilla
initiative. In this single page you can track, in a single visit, our
Twitter and Facebook posts, our Youtube uploads and watch our web TV channel
on Livestream. You can also participate in live discussion via the channel's
Movement Digital Ship
This website is
an effort to unite all channels of communication and support for the Freedom
Flotilla initiative.In this single page you can track, in a single visit,
our Twitter and Facebook posts, our Youtube uploads and watch our webTV
channel on Livestream. .
We will soon have a new page added to our
website called witnessgaza.org. You
will be able to follow us as we journey to Gaza over the next two weeks. You
can watch our own 'video reports' twice a day, reports from the boats and
from Gaza. Everything on the page is connected to make it easier for you to
access TWITTER, Facebook, YouTube and FLICKR. Watch for it in the next day
Ambassador Clovis Maksoud and Dr. Azmi Bishara to
address ADC Convention at Palestine Luncheon
Washington, DC | May 24, 2010 |
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is pleased to
announce that the former Ambassador to the Arab League, Dr. Clovis Maksoud,
and Dr. Azmi Bishara, former member of the Israeli Knesset, will address
this year's Annual Palestine Luncheon during ADC's 30th Anniversary National
Dr. Bishara will be appearing via video-conference.
The luncheon will take place on Sunday, June 6, 2010, from 12:30 PM - 2:00
PM at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Both speakers will
focus on challenges facing the Middle East as well as assess the impact and
effectiveness of historic peace negotiations.
The theme for this year's
anniversary convention is "Thirty Years of Advocacy and Achievements:
Strengthening the Voice of Equality and Justice."
To register for
the Convention please
here. Individual tickets for the Palestine Luncheon can also be
clicking here. ADC has secured a special Convention hotel rate of only
$139/night, single or double occupancy. You can reserve a hotel room at this
clicking here . This rate expires this Wednesday May 26, 2010.
Ambassador Clovis Maksoud was the
Chief Representative of the League of Arab States in India from 1961-1966.
From 1967-1979, he served as the Senior Editor of Al-Ahram and then Chief
Editor of Al-Nahar Weekly. Ambassador Maksoud was appointed as the
League of Arab States' Chief Representative to the United States and the
United Nations on September 1, 1979. Dr. Maksoud is the author of several
articles and books on the Middle East and the Global South. He was the
chairperson and convener of many conferences on environment and development,
human rights, population, and disarmament. He is currently Professor of
International Relations and Director of the Center for the Global South at
the American University. Dr. Maksoud graduated from The American University
of Beirut, went on to receive his J.D. from the George Washington University
in Washington, DC and did post-graduate studies at Oxford University in
Britain. Dr. Maksoud was married to late Dr. Hala Salam Maksoud,
former President of ADC.
Dr. Azmi Bishara is a former member of the
Israeli Knesset and founding member of the National Democratic Assembly
(NDA), representing the Arab minority in Israel under the banner of
national, democratic values. The NDA and Dr. Bishara believe that
equality in Israel rests upon the separation of state and religion, and the
transformation of Israel from a state of the Jews to a state of its
citizens. As such, the NDA combines the struggle for national rights and
democracy into one political program, supporting the Arabs in Israel's right
to run their own cultural affairs and the right of Palestinians in the West
Bank and Gaza to live in an independent Palestinian state. Dr. Bishara
publishes in Arabic, English, German and Hebrew, writing articles and
editing books on issues of nationalism, national minority rights in Israel,
democracy and civil society, Islam and democracy, and the Palestinian
question both in Israel and outside the Green Line.
For a full program please
To register please
ADC has secured a low hotel rate of only $139, which
expires on May 26, to access the rate
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC),
which is non-profit, non-sectarian and non-partisan, is the largest
Arab-American civil rights organization in the United States. It was founded
in 1980 by former Senator James Abourezk to protect the civil rights of
people of Arab descent in the United States and to promote the cultural
heritage of the Arabs. ADC has 38 chapters nationwide, including chapters in
every major city in the country, and members in all 50 states.
ADC Research Institute (ADC-RI), which was founded in 1981, is a Section
501(c)(3) educational organization that sponsors a wide range of programs on
behalf of Arab Americans and of importance to all Americans. ADC-RI programs
include research studies, seminars, conferences and publications that
document and analyze the discrimination faced by Arab Americans in the
workplace, schools, media, and governmental agencies and institutions.
ADC-RI also celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs.
ADC Research Institute (ADC-RI) |
1732 Wisconsin Ave., NW | Washington, DC | 20007
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