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[l] at 8/19/22 10:14am
While Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz was launching his assault on seven Palestinian NGOs on Thursday, Prime Minister Yair Lapid was pressing the United States closer to an attack on Iran that could send the entire region into an unprecedented conflict. 

[Category: News, Iran, Iran deal, Israel Lobby, Ted Deutch, Yair Lapid]

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[l] at 8/19/22 7:45am
Alex Cosh talks to Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East's Michael Bueckert about the Canadian government's non-response to Israel's recent attack on Gaza.

[Category: Podcasts, 2022 Gaza attack, airstrikes, Alex Cosh, Canada, Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, Gaza, Ibrahim Nabulsi, Islamic Jihad, Michael Bueckert, Nablus, North Untapped, Operation Breaking Dawn]

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[l] at 8/19/22 7:33am
In response to an Israeli raid on Palestinian organizations, the Biden administration has finally said it doesn't share the Israeli position that the organizations are "terrorist" groups, but it also won't question or criticize Israeli actions.

[Category: News, #StandWithThe6, Andre Carson, Betty McCollum, Biden, Matt Lee, Ned Price, night raid, Palestinian six, Said Arikat, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 8/18/22 12:48pm
Israel's openly-fascistic move of shutting down seven Palestinian human rights groups in occupied territory was widely condemned by American progressives who demanded that the Biden administration take action against Israel. But rightwing Israel lobby groups were silent on the crackdown, J Street expressed "deep concern," not condemnation. Though Americans for Peace now denounced the "persecution" of the Palestinian groups.

[Category: News, Adalah-NY, Americans for Peace Now, Betty McCollum, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Israel Lobby, J Street, Jewish Voice for Peace, Washington Institute for Near East Policy]

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[l] at 8/18/22 11:59am
Wasim Abu Khalifa, 19, was killed by Israeli forces in Nablus on Thursday as hundreds of settlers descended on the city under military protection to make a provocative visit to Joseph's Tomb.

[Category: News, Balata refugee camp, Josephs Tomb, Nablus, Wasim Abu Khalifa]

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[l] at 8/18/22 11:59am
The Israeli onslaught in the West Bank continues, storming area near Joseph's Tomb and opening fire on youth confronting the invasion.

[Category: News, Balata refugee camp, Josephs Tomb, Nablus, Wasim Abu Khalifa]

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[l] at 8/18/22 8:31am
Israeli forces raided the offices of seven Palestinian civil society organizations, confiscated their equipment and materials, and shuttered their offices, claiming they were "unlawful". The raids are the latest escalation since Israel arbitrarily designated six of the organizations as "terror groups" last year. Defense for Children International - Palestine director Khaled Quzmar tells Mondoweiss the message is clear: “We are under imminent risk now.”

[Category: News, #StandWithThe6, Addameer, Al Haq, civil society, DCIP, israeli army, Israeli attack on civil society, Israeli Government, Israeli occupation, palestinian human rights, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 8/18/22 8:31am
Israeli forces raided the offices of six Palestinian civil society organizations, confiscated their equipment and materials, and shuttered their offices claiming that they were "unlawful". The raids are the latest escalation since the organizations were arbitrarily designated as "terror groups" by Israel last year. Defense for Children International - Palestine director Khaled Quzmar tells Mondoweiss the message is clear: “We are under imminent risk now.”

[Category: News, #StandWithThe6, Addameer, Al Haq, civil society, DCIP, israeli army, Israeli attack on civil society, Israeli Government, Israeli occupation, palestinian human rights, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 8/18/22 7:00am
Palestinians suffer from the effects of Israel's nuclear-weapons blackmail every day of their lives. In today's world, nuclear weapons are an essential pillar of imperial control. If imperial control is to be dismantled, then so too must the nuclear arsenals that protect it.

[Category: Opinion, Dimona, Mordechai Vanunu, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Free Zone]

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[l] at 8/17/22 3:33pm
On Tuesday, an Israeli District court extended the solitary confinement of 20-year-old Palestinian detainee, Ahmad Manasra, for an additional six months. Israeli Prison Services and authorities attempt to justify Manasra’s isolation by claiming that he poses a threat to his own life, but Manasra’s lead defense lawyer, Khaled Zabarqa, told Amnesty that “the repeated extensions of his solitary confinement are destroying him.”

[Category: News, Ahmad Manasra, Palestinian prisoners, solitary confinement]

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[l] at 8/17/22 11:01am
In the West Bank there is "apartheid by design," two laws for two peoples, as the Amnesty report says. But inside Israel the situation is more complex, where Palestinians participate in non-segregated institutions, Tony Klug argues. "The Amnesty report calls for an end to apartheid, but absurdly does not call for an end to occupation. Yet the paramount need now is for a worldwide campaign to end the occupation."

[Category: Opinion, Amnesty International, Apartheid, Israeli occupation, settler colonialism, south africa]

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[l] at 8/17/22 10:09am
Israeli wars of aggression have become so common in Gaza they're the new normal.

[Category: Opinion, 2022 Gaza attack, Gaza Diaries]

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[l] at 8/17/22 8:20am
Anti-Palestinian racism remains the norm in the Israel lobby and in Washington too. The Israel Policy Forum aired an hour-long assessment of Israel's attacks on Gaza this month and repeatedly praised the operation for leaving no Israelis dead, and never mentioned the scores of Palestinian civilians killed and injured. In his one indirect reference to the Palestinian deaths, Amos Harel of Haaretz said that Israel had demonstrated that it was "very good" at avoiding killing Palestinian civilians.

[Category: Media Analysis, Alan Solow, Amos Harel, Israel Lobby, Israel Policy Forum, Neri Zilber]

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[l] at 8/17/22 8:09am
Israel has admitted to conducting the airstrike that killed five Palestinian children in Gaza after initially blaming their deaths on a Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket. The strike targeted the al-Faluja cemetery in the town of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, and struck five children, four of whom were from the same family, while they were visiting the grave of their grandfather. The youngest victim of the strike was just three-years-old. 

[Category: News, 2022 Gaza attack, airstrikes, Gaza, Gaza war, Israeli Government, Israeli occupation, jabalia, Operation Breaking Dawn, Palestinian children, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 8/16/22 2:33pm
Israeli politicians' thin pretext for the latest attack on Gaza doesn't add up, and the willing media doesn't seem to care.

[Category: Media Analysis, 2022 Gaza attack, Avital Leibovich, Benny Gantz, Hasbara, Omer Bar-Lev, Operation Breaking Dawn, Yair Lapid]

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[l] at 8/16/22 11:35am
Words seem to lose their meaning among Western leaders when it comes to Palestine.

[Category: Opinion, 2022 Gaza attack, France, Hasbara]

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[l] at 8/15/22 1:03pm
Mariam Barghouti travels to Nablus to meet the family of Ibrahim al-Nablusi, who was assassinated by Israeli forces on August 9. Al-Nablusi became a legend in the Palestinian generation born at the peak of the Second Palestinian Intifada. Although news reports hailed the young fighter as a “top commander” and “senior militant,” al-Nabulsi lived another life with his friends and family.  “When we used to ask him why he kept going, he would reply, ‘I am reviving the spirit of resistance of an entire generation',” Ibrahim’s sister Shahd al-Nabulsi tells Mondoweiss.

[Category: News, Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, armed resistance, armed struggle, Hussein Taha, Ibrahim Nabulsi, Islam Subuh, Nablus Old City, Operation Break the Wave, Operation Breaking Dawn, Second Intifada, Top Headlines]

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[l] at 8/15/22 1:00pm
Despite criticism from human rights groups and Palestine advocates, the Sierra Club has scheduled educational trips to Jerusalem, Caesarea, and Jaffa for next spring.

[Category: News, Adalah, Gaza, greenwashing, Jerusalem, Sierra Club, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights]

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[l] at 8/15/22 12:30pm
Lawrence Wilkerson says Israel has adopted a policy of terrorizing the Palestinian population so that it will accept apartheid. "Every time you shoot a rocket at us, we will kill 1300 of you, men, women and children it doesn't matter. And you will kill two or three of us. OK? We will live with those odds. And we will eventually eradicate you. I'm convinced that's their ultimate goal, eradication and/or apartheid."

[Category: News, 2022 Gaza attack, Ariel Sharon, Colin Powell, Dahiya doctrine, Gaza, george w. bush, Goldstone report, Lawrence Wilkerson]

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[l] at 8/15/22 11:55am
We must not simply fight for Palestine within the margins of what is socially acceptable. One way is to take a firm stand and mourn all Palestinians — including those who dared to fight.

[Category: Opinion, Ibrahim Nabulsi]

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[l] at 8/14/22 9:00am
Mondoweiss Managing Editor Faris Giacaman shares the evolution of Palestinian armed resistance over the past 25 years, and how it set the stage for the latest Israeli attack on Gaza.

[Category: Opinion, 2022 Gaza attack, armed resistance, Gaza blockade, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Operation Defensive Shield, Second Intifada]

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