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UCLA professor warned about Israel viewsGlenn Greenwald - Salon.com - An Associate Professor at UCLA has been formally admonished for the crime of including a link on his course website to a political statement about Israel that some students dislike.28/4/2012
Israeli court to rule: fascism or free speech? Sergio Yahni - AIC Alternative News "A Jerusalem court is set to rule this month on a bizarre free-speech case that speaks to the current political climate in Israel: is it libel to call the extra-parliamentary Zionist group Im Tirtzu fascist?" ca27/4/2012
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Former Shin Bet chief: Netanyahu not interested in negotiationsBarak Ravid - Haaaretz - “Forget the stories they tell you about how Abbas is not interested in negotiation,” said Diskin, adding, “We are not talking to the Palestinians because this government has no interest in negotiations." gm29/4/2012
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Look beyond the Oslo accords, say architects of Middle East peace plan Harriet Sherwood - Guardian - "Yossi Beilin, former Israeli justice minister, and Ahmed Qurei, former Palestinian prime minister, now reflect a view that the window of opportunity to create a Palestinian state has closed." - id25/4/2012
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Susan Sontag and the Yom Kippur warSteve Rose - The Guardian - In 1973, Susan Sontag travelled to post-war Israel to film a documentary. As Promised Lands returns to the big screen, Steve Rose finds out how the movie holds up today23/4/2012
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Israeli Military Chief: Covert Operations on the Riseason Ditz - Something Always Happening `Somewhere in the World,` Gantz Insists23/4/2012
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Medics: Palestinian teen shot during Israeli military trainingMa`an News Agency "TUBAS (Ma`an) -- Israeli soldiers shot an 18-year-old shepherd in the chest on Thursday evening during military training exercises in the northern West Bank, medics said. Yasir Ahmadinejad was shot while herding sheep and camels with his nephew near Wadi al-Maleh in the northern Jordan Valley, medics told Ma`an." ca20/4/2012
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Barghouti gave orders to terror groups with Arafat`s silent approval, Israeli documents revealAmos Harel and Avi Issacharoff - Haaretz Barghouti, who was arrested ten years ago this week, gave the Shin Bet extensive details of Fatah`s modus operandi during the second intifada and connected between then Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and the terror attacks. Records of the Shin Bet investigation of Barghouti in April-May of 2002 will be published in Haaretz Week`s End on Friday." ca "20/4/2012
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Hamas executes three people in the Gaza StripB`Tselem Report "Since Hamas took over in Gaza, 32 people have been sentenced to death by its courts, and ten people have been executed, including some who were sentenced to death before the Hamas takeover.In the West Bank, Palestinian Authority courts have sentenced 71 people to death since the PA was established in 1995. Thus far, 13 of them have been executed." ca 20/4/2012
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Israel rides the rollercoaster of mass hysteriaIlan Pappe - Electronic Intifada "French grandmas, a retired poet and nuclear holocaust are all threats of the same magnitude in the post-modern world of the current captains of the Israeli Titanic." ca20/4/2012
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Early Investors See Promise in Palestinian Start-UpsSARA HAMDAN - NYT - "“There’s a small but significant number of very educated entrepreneurs who need capital and access to international markets,” Mr. Kaufmann said." - id 18/4/2012
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Nasrallah tells Assange that Hezbollah aims ‘to deter, not attack’ Israel Times - "The interview with Nasrallah was carried out via videolink and with the help of translators." - id 18/4/2012
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Israel arrested over 300 Palestinians in March, including a mother trying to protect her 3-year-old son from Israeli soldiersKate - Mondoweiss - At least 300 Palestinians were arrested by the Israeli authorities during March, including dozens of children and seven women, said a report by the International Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights on Wednesday ... The foundation documented the names of the seven women taken into custody and the circumstances of their arrests, five of whom were arrested during visits to relatives imprisoned in Israeli jails.14/4/2012
Refuser Diaries: Alon GurmanAlon Gurman - Mondoweiss - I’ll state with no apologies that I have no affinity to nations or states, and do not wish to contribute to such. Second, in relation to the “civil service” (a voluntary program for people who did not serve in the military) - I have considered taking part in such, but not out of obligation or need to fill a void of contribution to society left empty by my refusal.14/4/2012
Partnership of interestsSaleh Al-Naami - Al-Ahram Weekly "There is no doubt that Israel is counting on Russia to help Tel Aviv deal with the aftermath of the Arab Spring, and understands Putin`s realism and pragmatism that adheres to the language of interests. Hence, decision makers in Tel Aviv are talking to him in the language he understands. However, some observers in Israel are worried that Russia`s pragmatism could cause Putin to abandon Israel, if he believes Russia`s interests lie in forging relations with post-revolution Arab governments." ca13/4/2012
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Israel joins UN list of states limiting human rights Barak Ravid - Haaretz - UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay lists Israel along with countries such as Belarus, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ethiopia and Venezuela30/4/2012
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Most Israeli citizens don`t want a war with IranMehdi Hasan - The Guardian - Binyamin Netanyahu and western hawks who seek an early strike are ignoring Israel`s security experts and people30/4/2012
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UK’s largest mutual cuts ties with West Bank settlementsAlternative Information Center - The UK’s Co-operative Group announced that it would no longer do business with four Israeli companies with ties to and operations in the West Bank.29/4/2012
PLO envoy: Palestine can join International Criminal CourtMa`an, quoting PLO observer to the UN Riyad Mansour: "The doors are still open for us if we decide to sign the Rome Statute, or go to the UN General Assembly asking to become a non-member state. This is left for the Palestinian leadership to determine." 10/4/2012
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Scottish govt. helps Israeli company deal with BDS Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign - alternativemews.org - The contract cancellations had created a “pressing situation” for the subsidiary of the giant Israeli multinational water cooler company. 10/4/2012
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Gambling money finances new East Jerusalem settlement Sergio Yahni - AIC - With revenues extracted from an impoverished community in southern California, the Irving Moskowitz Foundation deepens the Judaisation of Jerusalem9/4/2012
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You work for the armyBilly Moscona-Lerman - nrg/Maariv - What is a woman who opposes her son’s enlistment in the Holy of Holies of Israeli society to do? A report from the front. 7/4/2012
Uprooting 30,000 Bedouin in Israel Neve Gordon - Aljazeera - "It is not every day that a government decides to relocate almost half a per cent of its population in a programme of forced urbanisation," Rawia Aburabia asserted, adding that "this is precisely what Prawer wants to do".-rh 4/4/2012
LRAD: U.S. Technology Serving Israeli OccupationConnie Hackbarth - AIC - American technology in service of the Israeli occupation: meet the LRAD sound cannon2/4/2012
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Hana Shalabi arrives in GazaMa`an - While her release from administrative detention should be welcomed, the groups "are obligated to highlight their concerns with those aspects of the deal that are fundamentally at odds with international law." The terms of such expulsions violate Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which prohibits forcible transfers and deportations.1/4/2012
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IDF infiltrates Israeli reality show in bid to raise security on the home frontEmilie Grunzweig - Haaretz - "The winners of the tender were chosen after fulfilling the tender`s conditions and after they presented the most profitable offer, as customary in the world of advertising ..." - id 18/4/2012
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`Israel never promised not to attack during nuclear talks`Israel Hayom staff and News Agencies - Israel has not promised Washington that it will avoid attacking Iran while nuclear talks between Tehran and the West take place, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told Army Radio on Tuesday. [The freely distributed Hebrew paper edition of Israel Hayom is considered to be Netanyahu`s mouthpiece-bz] 17/4/2012
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