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Section: The Palestine Chronicle (Palestine)

    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...

    Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria
    Dec02

    Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned the UN that it risks becoming “irrelevant” in a meeting yesterday with the ambassadors of 13 countries. “What has been happening these past ten years regarding global security is very troubling. The UN, like other international bodies, has been unable to solve these problems, and is becoming less...

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban
    Apr30

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban

    PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Saturday for banning the Palestinian flag from the 2016 Eurovision song contest, calling the ruling “discriminatory and a serious offense against our nation.” In a letter obtained by Ma’an addressed to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his...

    The End of the American Empire
    Apr03

    The End of the American Empire

    By Ambassador Chas W. Freeman The End of the American EmpireRemarks to East Bay Citizens for Peace, the Barrington Congregational Church,and the American Friends Service Committee Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.)Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs 2 April 2016, Barrington, Rhode Island I’m...

    A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence
    Mar23

    A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence

    By John Pilger I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been, they ask, “Where is that?” If I offer a clue by referring to “Bikini”, they say, “You mean the swimsuit.” Few seem aware that the bikini swimsuit was named to celebrate the nuclear...

    Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail
    Mar20

    Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail

    By Richard Falk For six years (2008-2014) I acted as UN Special Rapporteur for Occupied Palestine, and found myself routinely and personally attacked by the top UN diplomats representing the U.S. Government. Of course, I knew that America was in Israel’s corner no matter what the issue happened to be, whether complying with a near unanimous...

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