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UN Condemns Israeli Apartheid

By Mazin Qumsiyeh

Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, April 2, 2012


Various UN and International bodies condemn Israeli policies of apartheid and targeting children. More on the truly inspiring land day events including pictures from demonstrations around the world.  And volunteers and activists are still needed to work on the April 15-21 Welcome to Palestine Campaign *and the Nakba events in May and the Naksa evenmts in June). Email us at
UN HRC votes 36-1 to probe Israeli Settlements. China & Russia FOR, United States AGAINST
UN rights body launches probe into Israeli settlements. (Reuters) - The United Nations launched an international investigation into Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories, with the United States isolated in voting against the initiative brought by the Palestinian Authority.
UN Panel uses the strongest language to date to highlight Israeli racism and system of discrimination United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), was "appalled" by Israel’s racial segregation policies and that an advanced version of an upcoming CERD report indicates that racial prejudice can be found in almost every facet of Israeli life.
Defense of Children International-Palestine branch: Bound, Blindfolded and Convicted: Children held in military detention
Pictures from Land Day events around the world (inspiring)
Our video of the Land Day event in Bethlehem was watched by hundreds but some indicated problem seeing content.  Here it is again
More videos of Land Day events
UPDATE: Mustafa Barghouti stable after being struck in head at Qalandiya; Palestinian protester reports Barghouti attacked by fellow protesters
The Global March on Jerusalem–from Bethlehem by Skip Schiel
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Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD





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