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Israeli settlements “wicked cocktail” of occupation and illegality says UK MP

Israeli settlements “wicked cocktail” of occupation and illegality says UK MP Everybody already knows that, the question is what are they going to do about it? Perhaps stop funding them could be a start! Israel’s settlements in the West Bank … Continue reading

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‘Colonialism, apartheid and ethnic cleansing’: UN report on Palestine blasts Israel

‘Colonialism, apartheid and ethnic cleansing’: UN report on Palestine blasts Israel The UN Special Rapporteur on occupied Palestine accused Israeli authorities of conducting colonialist policies that constitute forms of apartheid and ethnic cleansing in the occupied territories in the West … Continue reading

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UN General Assembly Recognizes Palestine, Group elevates Palestinians’ status over objections of US, Israel

Finally, we’re getting somewhere. Hopefully this step eventually results in full Palestinian statehood. The United Nations voted overwhelmingly today to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States. The … Continue reading

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