Friday, July 14, 2017

israel/Palestine News


In an attempt to protect accurate consumer labeling information, the
Ontario Liquor Control Board and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
ordered the products labeled 'Product of Israel' but produced in the
Occupied Territories removed, says Dr. David Kattenburg

Israeli police investigate three corruption cases involving the prime minister

On 12 March 2017, during the Jewish holiday of Purim (traditionally
celebrated by dressing up), A B’Tselem volunteer filmed a Hebron
resident who, while documenting the detention of a Palestinian youth at a
checkpoint, was detained himself. He was then harassed by settlers
while Israeli Border Police stand stood by and did nothing.

Israeli officers’ conduct is part of a longstanding policy of
appropriating Palestinian urban areas in Hebron for the benefit of
settlers. Israel thereby promotes the ongoing silent displacement of
Palestinians from the center of Hebron.
The clip was edited by B’Tselem.

Is the Two State Solution Still Viable?


The Two State Solution- Is it still viable? What can make it happen?
What is the Alternative? Symposium at the School for Peace at Wahat al
Salam-Neve Shalom with Professor Sari Nusseibeh, Meron Rapoport, Yossi
Kuperwasser, Professor Yuli Tamir, and Professor Ilan Pappé.

A group of young Palestinians from Umm al-Fahm, descendants of families
displaced in 48 of their villages, meets every week to discuss identity,
national oppression and the Nakba. They are part of the "Odna" project -
return in Hebrew, which deals with the promotion and planning of the
return of the Palestinian refugees.