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US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership

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US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership

US administration petty and vindictive against Palestinian leadership Palestinian leader Dr. Hana Ashrawi says the administration of President Donald Trump is “petty and vindictive” to the Palestinians, exposing his failure to address the true needs of peace. A longtime Palestinian activist, non-violent advocate and grandmother, Ashrawi was denied access to enter the U.S. to address…

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

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Historical Fiction and Nakba

The 1948 Palestinian exodus, known as the Nakba (Arabic: النكبة‎, al-Nakbah, literally “disaster”, “catastrophe”, or “cataclysm”),occurred when more than half of the indigenous Palestinian population were driven from their homes between December 1947 through January 1949, resulting in the destruction of 600 Palestinian villages in the Holy Land. Historical fiction is a literary genre in which…

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, H.R. 2407 — amending a provision of the Foreign Assistance Act known as the “Leahy Law” to prohibit funding for the military detention of children in any…

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Gaza, War Crimes, and Priests

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Gaza, War Crimes, and Priests

A war crime is an act that constitutes a serious violation of the laws of war that gives rise to individual criminal responsibility. Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem Micheal Sabbah wrote regarding Gaza on Sunday and reminded this American of a 2006 report by Father Manuel written while he was the Priest at the Latin Church and school in Gaza….

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Israel: Do Micah 6:8 and Free Mordechai Vanunu

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Israel: Do Micah 6:8 and Free Mordechai Vanunu

“What does God require? He has told you o’man! Be just, be merciful, and walk humbly with your Lord.” -Micah 6:8 On Wednesday Israel’s nuclear whistle blower Mordechai Vanunu broke his latest news regarding his human rights struggle at Facebook. By Eileen Fleming On the first day of May, Mordechai Vanunu Israel’s nuclear whistleblower posted the…

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The New York Times, Vanunu Mordechai and the embattled state of journalism

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The New York Times, Vanunu Mordechai and the embattled state of journalism

On Saturday The New York Times published “Julian Assange and the Woeful State of Whistle-Blowers” by Edward Wasserman and a comment by this reporter regarding Mordechai Vanunu and the embattled state of journalism. By Eileen Fleming Dr. Edward Wasserman is the dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr….

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