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When Shooting a Palestinian in the Back Is Merely 'Reckless'
Society & Culture  (tags: IDF violence, b'tselem, Samir Awad, yesh din, military court system, Palestinian human rights, military police, Local Call, Criminal Investigation Division, media, internet, news, world )

- 2 days ago -
Why trust the military to investigate itself when soldiers who kill unarmed Palestinians are let off the hook time and time again?
Israel to Apply Absentees' Property Law in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Stop The Wall, Israel Absentees' Property Law, ethnic cleansing, East Jerusalem, West Bank, Int'l Law violations, Palestinian land rights, occupation of Palestine, landthefts-seizure, media, internet, law, news, activists, americans, world, usa, abuse, so )

- 2 days ago -
According to Stop The Wall organization, The Absentees' Property Law (1950) is one of Israel's major legal instruments for seizing Palestinian property.
Holocaust Scholar Cancels Prestigious Illinois Lecture Over Steven Salaita Firing
Society & Culture  (tags: Steven Salaita, occupation, Israel, Todd Samuel Presner, Phyllis Wise, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign free speech academic fr, Jewish Studies, Cornel West, Anita Hill, media, news, world, freedoms, americans, usa )

- 5 days ago -
Holocaust scholar has canceled a prestigious lecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in protest over the firing of Professor Steven Salaita.
No Arab Players Need Apply to Israeli Football Team, Coach Says
Society & Culture  (tags: Beitar Jerusalem racism football FIFA UE, Guy Levi, Ahmed Tibi, Palestinians in Israel, Chechnya, Ynet, Muhammad Abu Khudair, Jerusalem, Eli Cohen, racism-discrimination )

- 5 days ago -
While racism is endemic in Israeli football, Beitar is particularly notorious for the violence and hatred of its fans
ACT NOW-24 Houra Left - Don't Let Congress Sabotage the Historic Agreement
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, activism, Menendez-Corker bill, peace, nuclear diplomacy, Iran, left sanctions, congress, media, obama, news, propaganda, lies, government, elections, economy, ethics, Govtfearmongering, democrats, corruption, republicans, military )

- 7 days ago -
PLEASE SIGN: By some counts, the Corker bill has 66 supporters - it only needs 67 votes to override the President's veto.
TAKE ACTION: Free Palestinian Feminist Parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar
Society & Culture  (tags: Khalida Jarrar, Free Palestinian Feminist Parliamentaria, codepink, petition-Samidoun, Adameer, occupation, justice, freedom, Palestinian human rights, USA, world, europe, administrative detention, media, internet, news, americans, activists, health, safe )

- 9 days ago -
Khalida Jarrar, who has long been an outspoken critic of IsraelâEUR(TM)s occupation and a leader in the struggle for Palestinian rights, has been sentenced to 6-months âEURoeadministrative detention"
WATCH: Exposing Procedures of Police Violence in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: ACRI, Israel, excess force, black bullets, live bullets, death, civilians, Palestinian human rights, Mohammed Sonkrot, demonstrators, sponge-tipped bullet, Israeli state oppression-crimes, media, internet, law, news, violence, world, children, freedoms, s )

- 8 days ago -
Police in Israel recently began using a new type of sponge-tipped bullets that cause more extreme bodily harm, including the death of one teenager last year.
âEUR~Passover SiegeâEUR(TM) in Hebron: Palestinians Endure Military Lockdown So Israelis Can Enjoy Holiday in Occupied West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: West Bank Palestinians, passover siege, Israeli forces, checkpoints, roadclosures, biblical marathon, endtheoccupation, Palestine, human rights, restriction of movement, occupation, Hebron, media, news, usa, world, freedoms, abuse, americans, rights )

- 10 days ago -
The southern West Bank city of Hebron is under what local Palestinians are calling a siege to enable tens of thousands of Israelis to celebrate the holiday of Passover this week by invading the city.
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