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French parliament votes to recognize Palestinian state

French parliament votes to recognize Palestinian state France‚Äôs Socialist-led parliament has passed a symbolic vote to recognize Palestinian statehood, despite staunch objections from Israel. MPs in Britain and Spain have already passed similar motions. Israel immediately responded, saying that the … Continue reading

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UN Panel: Israeli Settlements Are Illegal

UN Panel: Israeli Settlements Are Illegal No shit. Its apartheid, plain and simple. The United Nations’ first report on Israel’s overall settlement policy describes it as a “creeping annexation” of territory that clearly violates the human rights of Palestinians, and … Continue reading

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

Peace not apartheid. 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 … Continue reading

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