Palestinian Hunger Strikes Resist New Israeli Govt’s Continuation of Old Govt’s Brutality

Palestinians are stepped on by the heavy boots of a regime that, while it may seem new, is in fact as brutal, cruel and racist as any Zionist government ever was.

JERUSALEM -- Israel’s most unlikely prime minister, Naftali Bennett -- who won only six seats in Israel’s 120-seat parliament, or Knesset, and yet became PM -- just returned to Jerusalem after attending the Glasgow Climate Conference. Photos of him with world leaders, demonstrating his popularity overseas, and his success in passing the budget --

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Words without Action: The West’s Role in Israel’s Illegal Settlement Expansion

Israel is doing what any colonial power does. It expands at the expense of the native population. The onus is not on colonial powers to behave themselves, but on the rest of the world to hold them accountable.

The international uproar in response to Israel’s approval of a massive expansion of its illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank may give the impression that such a reaction could, in theory, force Israel to abandon its plans. Alas, it will not, because the statements of ‘concern,’ ‘regrets’, ‘disappointment’ and even

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Water as Weapon of War: Activists Say Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians

What was billed as a cooperative venture between Palestine and Israel is merely the occupation of water in disguise.

MASAFER YATTA, OCCUPIED WEST BANK — Last weekend, around 600 Israeli, Palestinian and international activists marched across Masafer Yatta in the Occupied West Bank to deliver a water tanker to Palestinian villagers. Their message was clear: Water is a human right, and Israel is depriving Palestine of this basic necessity. Amid a sea of rippling

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Privatizing the Occupation: How Israeli Corporations Came to Police the Palestinians

“The options for these retired [Israeli] generals are narrowing and they either become arms dealers or they set up security companies.” — Dr. Shir Hever, author of “The Privatisation of Israeli Security”

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OCCUPIED WEST BANK — On any given morning, masses of Palestinians are packed like sardines at the Qalandiya checkpoint at the edge of Ramallah in the Occupied West Bank. Here, the Israeli army, border police, and Israeli police are all on patrol. But another group of officers -- nearly indistinguishable from the state authorities -- also stands

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The Empire’s Hidden Hand: How The US Established, Sustains and Benefits From Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara

Over the decades, the Moroccan settler population expanded while the United States and European Union have illegally exploited the Western Sahara’s resources, mining phosphates, fishing in its waters, and in recent years, drilling for oil and gas.

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 WESTERN SAHARA -- On November 13, 2020, commanders from the United States and Morrocan militaries met to plan annual joint exercises. The following day, 1,000 Moroccan soldiers and 200 vehicles stormed into the Guerguerat border crossing – a key highway in the occupied Western Sahara that connects Morocco to Mauritania, built in violation of

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Africa’s Last Colony: UN Must Hold Long-Overdue Vote for Self-Determination in Western Sahara

By unilaterally ending a 29-year ceasefire, Morocco highlights the urgent need for the UN to make good on its commitments to Western Sahara.

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Following nearly 100 years of colonization by Spain, and 45 years of brutal occupation, settler colonialism, exploitation of natural resources, and ethnic cleansing by Morocco since 1975, the people of the Western Sahara have been pushed to the brink of war. On Nov. 10, Morocco broke through a United Nations buffer zone and launched a military

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