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    Fathi Harb Burnt Himself to Death in Gaza. Will the World Notice?
    May29

    Fathi Harb Burnt Himself to Death in Gaza. Will the World Notice?

    By Jonathan Cook Fathi Harb should have had something to live for, not least the imminent arrival of a new baby. But last week the 21-year-old extinguished his life in an inferno of flames in central Gaza. It is believed to be the first example of a public act of self-immolation in the enclave. Harb doused himself in petrol and set himself alight...

    MPs Urge UK Government to ‘Put a Cost’ on Israel Violations of International Law
    Dec08

    MPs Urge UK Government to ‘Put a Cost’ on Israel Violations of International Law

    MPs urged the UK government to “put a cost” on Israeli violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) during a debate on home demolitions yesterday. The debate, which officially addressed “the effect of Israeli demolitions on Palestinian communities”, saw cross-party criticism of Israeli actions in the oPt, and...

    ICC Prosecutor Affirms Decision Not to Formally Investigate Mavi Marmara Killings

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has reaffirmed a previous decision to close the preliminary examination into the Israeli military’s fatal attack on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara in May 2010. In a statement released this week by the ICC, Bensouda said that “following a thorough and considered reassessment of...

    Remembering the Ottoman Empire in Palestine
    Sep15

    Remembering the Ottoman Empire in Palestine

    By Gabriel Polley The last months of this year contain two landmark centenaries in the history of Palestine. The first is the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, on November 2nd. On that day, while Israelis celebrate, the Palestinians will mourn the short letter which, three decades later, took their country from them, the Nakba which...

    Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Building Missile Production Sites in Syria, Lebanon
    Aug29

    Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Building Missile Production Sites in Syria, Lebanon

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon, with the aim of using them against Israel. At the start of a meeting in Jerusalem with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Netanyahu accused Iran of turning Syria into a “base of military entrenchment as part...

    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs
    May10

    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs

    By Palestine Chronicle Staff Human Rights Watch published a media advisory yesterday urging FIFA, the world football federation, to abide by its statutes and human rights responsibilities and tell the Israel Football Association to stop organizing matches in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Tokyo Sexwale, the chair of the monitoring...

    UNESCO Labels Israel an “Occupying Power”
    May03

    UNESCO Labels Israel an “Occupying Power”

    UNESCO today voted in favor of a resolution which describes Israel as an “occupying power” and denies its sovereignty over occupied Jerusalem. Twenty-two countries voted in favor of the resolution which was submitted to UNESCO’s Executive Board by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan. UNESCO passes resolution calling...

    FIFA To Make Decision on Settlement Games in May
    Apr23

    FIFA To Make Decision on Settlement Games in May

    Football’s top governing body may set Israel a six-month ultimatum to end games in settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Sunday. The issue has been pushed in recent years by the Palestinian football association who has demanded Israel be punished for continuing to play games in the settlements, which are...

    On Christmas Day, Israel Summons Ambassadors of 10 Countries over UN Vote
    Dec26

    On Christmas Day, Israel Summons Ambassadors of 10 Countries over UN Vote

    The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned yesterday the ambassadors of 10 counties to Israel over their countries support for the United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2334, which called on Israel to halt settlements construction in the West Bank. Reuters said the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the ambassadors of 10...

    The Lies You Are Being Told
    Dec16

    The Lies You Are Being Told

    Like Trump, you can dislike Bashar, dislike the Syrian system, and support the need for reform without allowing yourself to be sucked into this vortex of dishonesty put out by a media accusing everyone else of publishing fake news. By Jeremy Salt We are witnessing the rapid death of the ‘western’ mainstream media, over Russia, Trump and...

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