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Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

Activists tell Zim - Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver
2010-08-24
Locally-based activists, called out by the Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition (BIAC), are mounting a picket line at the Port of Vancouver's Delta Port facility at Roberts Bank, south of Vancouver, as...
Arrests underway in Toronto Israeli Consulate Sit-in
2009-01-07
Jewish Women for Gaza
Police have moved in to arrest a group of Jewish Canadian women who are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. The women took their action in protest against th...
Author warns coalition of MPs (CPCCA) intent on criminalizing free speech on Israel/Palestine
2010-09-11
Seriously Free Speech Committee
The author of a new book on antisemitism kicks off a Western Canada tour Sept. 17 to sound an alarm that a coalition of MPs (CPCCA) is intent on outlawing criticism of Israel as being antisemitic, pos...
Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza
2008-11-19
Health Professionals Against the Siege of Gaza
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and esse...
B'Tselem demands a halt to baseless assault by Rights and Democracy chair
2010-02-07
B'Tselem
B#Tselem has written to demand that Board members of the Canadian organization Rights and Democracy stop maligning B'Tselem's name.
Call from Gaza for Global Response to Killings on the Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
Sources News Releases
We Gaza based Palestinian Civil Society Organizations and International activists call on the international community and civil society to pressure their governments and Israel to cease the abductions...
Canada Has Blood On Its Hands!
2009-02-07
On February 9th, a day before the Israeli elections, concerned Canadians will demonstrate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in a peaceful vigil to urge the Canadian government to challenge Israeli impunity...
Canadian Health Professionals Call for Ceasefire and Ending the Siege of Gaza
2009-02-09
Canadian health professionals unequivocally protest against the Israeli siege and invasion of Gaza and against the Canadian Governmentâ##s support of Israel in its complicity in this massacre.
Canadian Health Professionals Support Flotilla 2 and its Mission to Break the Siege of Gaza
2011-07-02
Canadian health professionals join with people from across Canada in support of Flotilla II, the fleet of boats carrying over one thousand courageous people aiming to break the Israeli blockade of Gaz...
Canadian Jewish Group Calls for Independent Inquiry on Flotilla Tragedy
2010-06-08
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada calls for independent inquiry on the Gaza flotilla tragedy.
Canal+ journalists allowed to stay in Israel
2003-04-18
Reporters Without Borders
Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes
2009-04-06
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
Committee to Protect Journalists urges Israel to examine Gaza limits, military strikes.
Communication severed with flotilla media
2010-06-01
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urges the Israeli authorities to release a list of the journalists who were arrested during yesterday#s raid on the humanitarian flotilla and to say where they are being held...
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
2014-07-24
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
CPCCA report threatens Canadians democratic rights, free speech
2011-07-13
Seriously Free Speech Committee
The report by Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Anti-semitism uses the false threat of a growing anti-semitism to justify measures in fact intended to eliminate criticism of Israel but threat...
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
2009-11-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
Demonstrate against the Israeli Assault on Gaza ! Lift the Siege!
2009-01-08
Join us this Saturday at 11:00 to demand that the Canadian government call for an immediate halt to Israel 's attacks and an end to the siege of Gaza! Followed by Free Gaza - A Teach-In, 1:00 - 5:30 s...
Demonstration against the forced transfer of 40,000 Bedouin citizens of Israel
2013-07-05
Independent Jewish Voices - Toronto
On Friday, July 5 at 4 PM, a demonstration will be held across the street from the Israeli consulate in Toronto, protesting the Israeli government’s plan to evict up to 40,000 Bedouin from their anc...
Dignite delegates deported by Israel
2011-07-21
Canadian Boat to Gaza Update. The Freedom Flotilla 2 delegates from the Dignite-Karama have been deported by Israel, including Stephan Corriveau of the Tahrir, who arrived back in Canada Wednesday.
Dignite on the Last Leg of Voyage to Gaza
2011-07-19
Small French ship carrying a message that cannot be silenced.
51 Filmmakers Protest Hot Docs Collaboration with Israel
2011-04-28
51 Canadian filmmakers issue a statement of protest to Hot Docs documentary film festival stating that they are deeply disappointed to learn that Hot Docs has decided to partner with the Israeli organ...
50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army"
2014-03-10
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
2009-07-09
Oxfam International
In a report, Five years of illegality, Oxfam International presents testimonies of fifteen Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of the Wall and its...
France: EFJ Concerned by Threats against Journalists after TV Report on Palestine
2011-10-14
International Federation of Journalists
The European Federation of Journalists expresses its support to journalists and unions at France 2 following threats made against the public channel's presenters over a television programme on the po...
Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human
2011-06-23
Canadian Boat to Gaza
People from across Canada are rallying in support of the Canadian boat to Gaza which is part of the international convoy Freedom Flotilla II.
French boat Dignite of the Freedom Flotilla II leaves Greece
2011-07-18
The French boat “Dignite/Karama” (Dignity) left the Greek island Kastellorizo around 8:30PM local time on Saturday July 16, 2011, heading south.
Gaza's civilians, still unable to rebuild one year after Operation Cast Lead, 'betrayed' by international community
2009-12-22
Oxfam
The international community has betrayed the people of Gaza by failing to back their words with effective action to secure the ending of the Israeli blockade which is preventing reconstruction and rec...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Government orders closure of Arab weekly
2002-12-24
Reporters Without Borders
Government retaliates against BBC, accuses it of demonizing Israel
2003-07-03
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders today condemned the Israeli government for announcing on 1 July that is cutting all links with the BBC. Describing the accusations against the BBC as "disgraceful and patheti...
Government Stonewalling and Possibly Spying to Shield Controversial Charity
2013-06-12
Independent Jewish Voices
Access to Information documents reveal that Harper's government has been pressuring the Canada Revenue Agency to protect the controversial charity Jewish National Fund (JNF) from public scrutiny. It h...
Haaretz reporter reaches plea bargain with Tel Aviv district attorney
2012-07-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders has deep reservations about yesterday’s announcement that a deal has been struck between the Tel Aviv district attorney and Haaretz reporter Uri Blau.
Harper government should stop excusing Israeli crimes -- Independent Jewish Voices
2010-06-03
Independent Jewish Voices
Harper government should stop excusing Israeli crimes.
IFJ and the National Federation of Israeli Journalists
2009-07-07
International Federation of Journalists
Following a number of press inquiries related to the IFJâ##s decision to expel the National Federation of Israeli Journalist at the last meeting of its Executive Committee (June 6/7, the IFJ is makin...
IFJ Backs PJS Demand for Respect of Palestinian Journalists' Dignity after Security Check Incident in Jerusalem
2012-07-20
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on the Israeli authorities to respect the right to dignity of Palestinian journalists who work in the country.
IFJ calls on Israeli authorities to allow PJS senior official travel out of Gaza
2015-06-29
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on Israeli authorities to allow a senior official of its affiliate the Palestinian Journalist Syndicate (PJS) to travel out of the Gaza strip to...
IFJ Condemns Deportation Move against US Journalist in Israel
2010-01-15
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists today called on Israeli authorities to revoke the deportation order served on American journalist and chief English editor of Ma'an news agency, Jared Malsi...
IFJ Condemns Gaza Attack and Demands International Inquiry after Reports of Media Casualties
2010-05-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists today reacted with shock at the news of the brutal attacks on civilians, including journalists, by Israeli forces in the assault on a flotilla that yesterda...
IFJ Condemns Violence against Photojournalists by Israeli Military in West Bank
2010-07-23
International Federation oj Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on Israeli authorities to investigate violence by its soldiers in the West Bank who attacked a group of local photojournalists last week ...
IFJ Defending Journalists in Palestine and Israel
2009-02-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend the interests of journalists in Palestine and Israel.
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
2009-05-02
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
IFJ Joins Call for Release of Palestinian Journalists Held in Israel
2011-09-08
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined the call by its affiliate in Palestine, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), and Al Jazeera for the immediate release of journali...
IJV condemns bus bombing, calls for negotiations with Iran to stop the violence
2012-07-22
Independent Jewish Voices
Instead of pursuing a strategy of escalation in its relations with Iran, both Israel and Canada should be promoting negotiations without preconditions in order to defuse the situation.
IJV Demands That Canada's Mainstream Jewish Groups Condemn Spate of Racist, Anti-Democratic Laws Passed By Israeli Parliament
2011-04-11
Independent Jewish Voices
IJV says that if Canada's mainstream Jewish organizations really believe in democracy, they will condemn the laws passed recently by the Israeli parliament.
IJV endorses United Church Working Group call to boycott settlement products
2012-06-09
Independent Jewish Voices
The United Church of Canada's Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy's report has been attacked by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs. IJV is supporting the right of the Church to make its own...
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts publishes special report on the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip
2009-04-06
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Socie
Independent fact-finding mission of medical experts commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) published today its special report on the Israe...
Independent Jewish Voices letter refutes Ambassador's claim Israel supports Christian Palestinians
2012-03-21
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish organization counters Israeli ambassador's Islamophobia. IJV states Israeli occupation, not Muslims, is cause of Christian Palestinian problems.
Independent Jewish Voices Toronto protests Jewish National Fund’s role in Bedouin home demolitions
2011-11-18
Independent Jewish Voices
The Toronto chapter of Independent Jewish Voices is calling for an end to the Jewish National Fund’s role in evicting Bedouin citizens of Israel from their homes in order to expand Jewish settlement.
Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza
2009-06-30
Human Rights Watch
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
2009-06-17
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israeli army raids on Bil'in village
2009-07-09
Tadamon
Israeli army forces are launching night-time military raids on Bil'in village in Palestine. Military raids launched by Israeli forces in Palestine in parallel to court case in Canada.
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
2009-05-12
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
Israeli government openly threatens journalists planning to sail with Gaza flotilla
2011-06-27
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Israeli government’s attempts to intimidate journalists who plan to travel with a flotilla of ships that will set sail in the next few days in an attempt to brea...
Israeli Human Rights groups: Clear and present danger to the lives and well-being of tens of thousands of civilians
2009-01-14
Since the beginning of the Gaza campaign a heavy suspicion has arisen of grave violations of international humanitarian law by military forces. This kind of fighting is a blatant violation of the laws...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
2015-04-05
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
2010-04-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Israeli settler destruction of 1000s of trees hits Palestinian olive harvest
2011-10-20
Oxfam
Israeli settlers’ destruction of Palestinian olive trees will reduce this year’s harvest by an estimated USD $500,000 as 7,500 olive trees were destroyed in acts of settler violence, Palestinian and i...
Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA
2009-10-16
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Jewish-Canadians Decry Canada's Open Door to Israeli PM Netanyahu
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices finds it abhorrent that the Canadian Government is extending a warm welcome to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Canada on May 30/31. An honest and responsible government w...
Jewish Group Condemns 'Feeding Frenzy' Surrounding Libby Davies
2010-06-16
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada condemns what it calls a 'feeding frenzy' around NDP Member of Parliament Libby Davies. The story is no longer what Libby Davis said but the mania surrounding it.
Jewish group condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) has expressed shock and outrage in response to the deaths and injuries of participants in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla at the hands of the Israeli navy.
Jewish group rejects B'nai Brith censorship of Manitoba high school exam
2010-06-13
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) condemns Manitoba Education Minister Nancy Allan for caving in to a demand to censor a question on the province's Grade 12 final Language Arts examination. IJV-C als...
Jewish group rejects call for military response to Iran
2012-09-25
Independent Jewish Voices
Confrontation with Iran should be defused via negotiations, not military confrontation.
Jewish group slams Israel for cutting off mail to Gaza
2010-08-12
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish group criticizes Israeli cut-off of mail to Gaza
Jewish group to Layton: Investigate Israel/Palestine with Neutral Hosts
2010-06-24
Independent Jewish Voices
The NDP should reject the invitation of the Canada-Israel Committee to host or facilitate a trip by Jack Layton and caucus members to Israel, says Independent Jewish Voices # Canada. They should be g...
Jewish human rights group supports Israeli Apartheid Week
2013-03-05
Independent Jewish Voices
IJV responds to critics' criticism of Israel Apartheid Week, insisting that Israel be held to the same standard as every other country when it comes to international law and human rights.
Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate in Toronto
2009-01-07
A group of Jewish-Canadian women occupied the Israeli Consulate in Toronto in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people of Gaza. See a video at http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=ln0zFRg0...
Jewish Women Occupy Israeli Consulate in Toronto
2009-01-07
Jewish Women for Gaza
A diverse group of Jewish Canadian women are currently occupying the Israeli consulate at 180 Bloor Street West in Toronto. This action is in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on the people...
Journalists banned from going to Gaza Strip
2002-02-14
Reporters Without Borders
Journalists Call Israel to Account over "Premeditated and Precise" attacks on Media in Gaza
2009-03-06
International Federation of Journalists
The targeting of media by the Israeli military during last month's offensive in the Gaza Strip was "premeditated and precise" and in violation of international law, says the International Federation o...
Lack of transparency on Israel's expulsion of US journalist
2010-01-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns suspicious circumstances surrounding Israel#s expulsion of US journalist, Jared Malsin, editor for the English service of the Palestinian press agency Ma#an.
Le Bateau Canadien Pour Gaza Presente Quelques Un-e-s des Delegu-e-s qui Seront a Bord du Tahrir
2011-06-16
D’ici la fin juin, le bateau canadien Tahrir se joindra à la Flottille de la Liberté II - Rester humains. Des délégué-e-s de la société civile provenant de tous les coins du pays, des partenaires inte...
Le bateau francais Dignite-Al Karama est sorti des eaux grecques
2011-07-18
Le bateau franais Dignite-Al Karama a quitte l'Ile de Kastellorizo en Grece, vers 20h30 heure locale, aujourd'hui 16 juillet 2011, en direction du sud.
Le Tahrir finira par naviguer
2011-07-10
Nous nous rendrons par mer, par les airs et dans les medias jusqu' ce que cesse le blocus et que la Palestine soit liberee.
Letter regarding Israel's attack on Gaza and international law
2009-01-19
Israel's attack on Gaza constitutes a war crime in that it is disproportionate to the threat posed and violates international humanitarian law on at least grounds: Collective punishment, Targeting Civ...
Letter to Palestinian and Lebanese filmmakers from Israeli filmmakers
2006-07-22
Connexions Information Sharing Services
We unequivocally oppose the brutality and cruelty of Israeli policy.
London, Ontario peace and human rights advocates occupy office of Conservative MP
2014-07-25
Five London peace and human rights advocates are now occupying the office of the Conservative MP for London North Centre.
Massacre In Gaza Black Saturday
2008-12-27
UHWC asks you, to issue a strong Last Appeal Statement condemning Israelâ##s human rights violations against the Palestinian people and to demand a cessation of this military offensive.
Media involved in several incidents since start of Israeli offensive against Gaza Strip
2008-12-30
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about several incidents affecting the news media since Israel began its air strikes on the Gaza Strip on 27 December, including the bombing of the headquarters o...
Middle East & North Africa: Region performs poorly, Israel nose-dives
2009-10-22
Reporters without Borders
For the first time Israel is not at the head of the Middle Eastern countries in the press freedom index. By falling 47 places to 93rd position, it is now behind Kuwait (60th), United Arab Emirates (86...
Miko Peled to speak in Vancouver on ending the crisis in Israel-Palestine
2013-01-29
Independent Jewish Voices
Peled provides a clear, optimistic perspective on the crisis and how to end it.
Montrealers lay siege to Israeli Consulate: Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada
2009-01-08
Second consecutive day of Israeli Consulate blockades in Canada. Early Thursday, January 8th Montrealers blockaded the Israeli Consulate in Montreal in protest against the on-going Israeli assault on...
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
2009-01-14
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
Newspaper reporter arrested as she returns to Israel from Gaza Strip
2009-05-14
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders condemns Israeli newspaper reporter Amira Hassâ##s arrest at the Erez border crossing yesterday as she returned to Israel after spending four months in the Gaza Strip reporti...
Nobel Prize Nominee and Israeli Peace Activist visits Canada on 'Gaza' tour
2009-01-12
Jeff Halper, an Israeli human rights activist, anthropology professor, coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee is on a cross-Canada sp...
An Open Letter From Anti-Zionist Jewish Youth in Canada
2009-01-05
Let us not be silent bystanders while humanity suffers. Let us raise our voices, as Jewish youth, and demand a single, democratic state, with equal rights for everyone in Israel/Palestine.
Operation Cast Lead: News control as a military objective
2009-02-17
Reporters without Borders
Control of news in time of war has become a military objective.
Opponents of Israeli occupation greet truckers at port of Vancouver
2010-08-24
Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza.
Ouvrez la bande de Gaza A  la presse !
2009-01-09
Ouvrez la bande de Gaza A  la presse ! Appel des mA#dias du monde entier et de Reporters sans frontiA#res aux autoritA#s israA#liennes.
Palestinian Freedom Riders to Board Settler Buses to Jerusalem
2011-11-15
Palestinian activists will attempt to peacefully board segregated Israeli public transportation in the occupied West Bank to travel to East Jerusalem in action reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement...
Public Health students examine the disease of Occupation, joined by founder of Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
2011-03-17
Public Health Social Justice Collective
Graduate students from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are calling for discussion on the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. The Public Health Social Justice Collective challenges me...
Rachel Corrie's Death is Not Merely "Regrettable Accident"
2012-08-28
Independent Jewish Voices
IJV condemns Israeli court decision absolving army of responsibility in death of Rachel Corrie.
Release of Al Jazeera journalists held by Israelis
2009-07-07
Reporters without Borders
The two Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested on 30 June have been released from Ramleh prison, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv.
Reporters arrested, roughed up while covering Occupy Wall Street protests
2011-10-14
Reporters without Borders
The often violent response to the Occupy Wall Street campaign that is growing in the United States and elsewhere is affecting the freedom to inform. Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of r...
Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Occupied Palestinian Territories Speaking in Toronto
2009-09-20
NECEF
Richard Falk, the UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, will be speaking in Toronto next Sunday September 27th at 2pm. at 155 College St. Room 610.
RSF tells Netanyahu attitude of Israeli soldiers towards media is unacceptable
2015-09-30
Reporters Without Borders
In response to recent cases of violence against journalists by members of Israel's security forces, Reporters Without Borders writes to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asking him to end the ...
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza
2008-12-23
A Seasonal Greeting to the World: End the Siege of Gaza. This Friday at our weekly vigil, we will mark the season with a Christmas tree decorated with barbed wire to depict the prison-like conditions ...
Sources welcomes Independent Jewish Voices
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitme...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources welcomes the Seriously Free Speech Committee
2010-10-17
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Sources welcomes a new member: the Seriously Free Speech Committee. The SFSC is committed to free expression of views on Israel/Palestine.
The blockade of Gaza reaches the shores of Greece!
2011-07-01
Canadian Boat to Gaza
As it attempts to sail, the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir, blockaded in Greece. Greek coast guard are now on board the Tahrir attempting to arrest Sandra Ruch, Jewish Canadian member of the Canada...
The story Israel doesn't want you to know: Israeli Resistance to Israeli Apartheid
2009-02-17
Anarchists Against the Wall
Shachaf Polakow, a member of the Israeli group, Anarchists Against the Wall will be speaking about the work of the group who act jointly with the popular Palestinian struggles against the Wall in the ...
The Tahrir Will Sail Again
2011-07-10
We will keep coming by sea, by air, by land and in the media until the blockade collapses and Palestine is free.
Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser
2009-06-03
Toronto Artists Protest Koffler Fundraiser: Silence Tastes Badâ## Put Free Speech on the Menu. Artists and supporters speak out for freedom of association at the launch of the Koffler Gallery fundrai...
Toronto District School Board “twinning” with injustice, says Jewish group
2011-05-16
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish solidarity group asks Toronto School Board to reconsider its links to joint project with the Jewish National Fund.
2009 Journalist Conference in Israel: No News
2009-12-02
Hagadah Hasmalit - Alternative Information Center
The support provided by Israel's primary media to the security and political moves of the government - any government - is not new in Israel. The perception that media is committed to the ethics of th...
United Nations Joint Statement
2010-05-31
Joint Statement of Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency.
Urgent Statement by Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews Worldwide
2008-12-09
NetureiI Karta of The Orthodox Jewry of Palestine
It is time for leaders with a sense of morality and courage to stand up and finally declare ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
2009-07-01
FreeGaza
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
2009-10-23
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

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Address by President Nelson Mandela at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Mandela, Nelson
Article
1997
It behoves all South Africans, themselves erstwhile beneficiaries of generous international support, to stand up and be counted among those contributing actively to the cause of freedom and justice. A...
American White Separatist Finds Shared Values with Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2015
Muftah
If America and Israel have "shared values," as their elected leaders often claim, then how can so many Americans reject ethnocracy in their own country, but support what is happening inside Israel?
Amid Censorship, Israel's Media Does Its Part
Ditz, Jason
Article
2010
AntiWar.com
Israel's media has once again chosen the low road, the one carefully couched in patriotism and praise for the right-far-right coalition government.
Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Israel desperately covets Gaza's gas as a 'cheap stop-gap' yielding revenues of $6-7 billion a year, writes Nafeez Ahmed. But first Hamas must be 'uprooted' from Gaza, and Fatah bullied into cutting o...
The Astounding Violence Of Israeli Colonialism
Peppe, Matt
Article
2014
CounterCurrents.org
Recently the world watched the horrific violence perpetrated inside Gaza, as 2,159 Palestinians - including 577 children, 263 women and 102 elderly - were killed during Israel's Operation Protective E...
The Bible Unearthed
Article in Wikipedia on the book The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts
Article
A 2001 book about the archaeology of Palestine and its relationship to the origins of the Hebrew Bible.
Brit Shalom (political organization)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Brit Shalom was a group of Jewish 'universalist' intellectuals in Palestine, founded in 1925, which never exceeded a membership of 100.
Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease
What's Next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
TomDispatch.com
On August 26th, 2014, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both accepted a ceasefire agreement after a 50-day Israeli assault on Gaza that left 2,100 Palestinians dead and vast landscapes of dest...
Christian Evangelicals Increasingly Support Palestinian Human Rights
David Brog, the Attorney Behind CUFI
Weir, Alison
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Support for Israel is eroding among American evangelical Christians, with only 30 percent in a recent survey stating support for Israel above Palestinians.
Connexions Library: Middle East Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
Sources News Release
Article
2014
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Covering Israel-Palestine: The BBC's Double Standards
An Exchange With The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen
Article
2008
Medialens
The priorities of the news media mean that the more Palestinians are killed, the less importance their deaths have to news organisations. Conversely, the fewer Israelis killed the more seriousness the...
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
Diaspora Jews Must Speak Out
Law in the Service of Discrimination
Bahour, Sam
Article
2013
Counter Punch
No democracy, in today’s world, should have the “right” to speak for persons who are not its citizens, live thousands of miles away, and have not given their direct consent to be spoken for or “repres...
Ethnic Cleansing by All Means: The real Israeli 'peace' policy
Pappe, Iian; Jaber, Samer
Article
2014
Mondoweiss
This policy of ethnic cleansing, by different means since 1948, is a consensual issue in Israel and thus leaves very little hope for peace and reconciliation. The current Israeli left, the self-acclai...
Eyeless in Gaza
Locked in an Embrace
Avnery, Uri
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The trouble with war is that it has two sides. Everything would be so much easier if war had only one side. Ours, of course.
Eyeless in Gaza
Israel's Deceptions
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
CounterPunch
A single incident at the weekend – the reported capture by Hamas on Friday of an Israeli soldier through a tunnel – illustrated in stark fashion the layers of deception Israel has successfully cast ov...
Eyes With Legs
Dinh, Linh
Article
2010
CounterPunch
In the last decade, 11 journalists have been murdered by Israeli forces, including Cevdet Kiliclar, a Turkish who was shot in the head, last week, as he photographed Israeli commandos attacking peace ...
50 Young Israelis Send a Letter to Netanyahu: "We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army"
Sources News Release
Article
2014
We, the undersigned, intend to refuse to serve in the army and the main reason for this refusal is our opposition to the military occupation of Palestinian territories.
Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza - Debunked
Israel claims that it is merely exercising its right to self-defense and that Gaza is no longer occupied. Here's what you need to know about
Erakat, Noura
Article
2014
The Nation
Israel has killed almost 800 Palestinians in the past 21 days in the Gaza Strip alone; its onslaught continues. The UN estimates that more than 74 percent of those killed are civilians. Israel does no...
The Flotilla In The Israeli Press
Cohen, Ran Ha
Article
2010
Countercurrents
An analysis of Israeli media propaganda in the wake of Israel's attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.
Fury at Azaria Verdict is Israel's Trump Moment
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Counterpunch
Examining the popular reaction to the conviction in military court of Elor Azaria for manslaughter as demonstrating a deep social divide in the vein of Trump's election in the US and the Brexit vote i...
The Future of Israel and Palestine - Interview
Clark, Harry; Shahak, Israel
Article
1999
Against the Current
The first part of this interview with the Israeli human rights campaigner Professor Israel Shahak appeared in our previous issue ("The `Peace Process' and the CIA," ATC 78).
The Future of Israel and the Decline of the American Empire
The Wages of Hubris and Vengeance
Mayer, Arno J.
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Israel is in the grip of a kind of collective schizophrenia. Not only its governors but the majority of its Jewish population have delusions of both grandeur and persecution, making for a distortion o...
G4S To End Israel Prison Contracts Following Protests
Chatterjee, Pratap
Article
2014
CorpWatch
G4S, the Anglo-Danish security contractor, has agreed to withdraw from prison work in Israel after activists disrupted the company annual general meeting for the second year in a row. The company is a...
Gaza: Health System in Collapse
Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, Judith; Abdul-Qadir, Reem; Santa Barbara, Joanna
Article
2008
The extremity of suffering in Gaza is little known in the West. Underlying the health emergency is the Israeli military's destruction of Gaza's basic infrastructure and Israel's closure of all Gaza's ...
"Gaza is a graveyard," sing joyful Israeli youths
Abunimah, Ali
Film/Video
2014
The Electronic Intifada
This video shows an Israeli mob actually singing in celebration of children’s deaths in the style of a soccer fans’ song: “In Gaza there’s no studying, No children are left there, Olé, olé, olé-olé-ol...
Gaza: Israel's $4 billion gas grab
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
The Ecologist
The purpose of Israel's escalating assault on Gaza is to control the Territory's 1.4 trillion cubic feet of gas - and so keep Palestine poor and weak, gain massive export revenues, and avert its own d...
Gideon Levy Interview
Audio
2015
CBC - Sunday Edition
An interview with Israeli journalist Gideon Levy. 28 minutes.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
The Goldstone report and the battle for legitimacy
Falk, Richard
Article
2009
Electronic Intifada
It may yet be the case that, as in the anti-apartheid struggle, the shift in the relation of forces in the Palestinians' favour will occur not through diplomacy or as a result of armed resistance, but...
Government Stonewalling and Possibly Spying to Shield Controversial Charity
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Independent Jewish Voices
Access to Information documents reveal that Harper's government has been pressuring the Canada Revenue Agency to protect the controversial charity Jewish National Fund (JNF) from public scrutiny. It h...
The Great Book Robbery
Brunner, Benny (director)
Film/Video
2012
As Palestinians were expelled from their land in 1948, librarians from Israel’s National Library followed the militias as they forced their way into Palestinian homes. Their mission was to collect as ...
Haaretz reporter Uri Blau facing up to seven years in prison
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
Journalist faces heavy jail sentence for using classified military papers to document human rights abuses and murders by the Israeli military.
Hamas Rocket Launches Don't Explain Israel's Gaza Destruction -- Israeli Forces' Manipulated Figures and Fake Evidence
Porter, Gareth
Article
2014
Global Research
Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Isra...
Hasbara Handbook: Promoting Israel on Campus
Article
2002
World Union of Jewish Students
A handbook on how to do pro-Israel advocacy.
How Did It Start?
Avnery, Uri
Article
2017
Antiwar.com
Every serious debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict raises the question: "When did it start?" Each side has its own date, proving that the other side started it.
How Israel Abuses Africans
Blue Pilgrimage
Film/Video
2012
Blue Pilgrimage
Part 2 of 3 - interview with community activist Rami Gudovitch about state-sponsored Israeli racism towards non-Jewish Africah asylum-seekers.
How Israel aims to redefine 'ethnic cleansing'
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Jonathan Cook
Netanyahu’s controversial comments have thrown another obstacle in the way of Palestinian statehood, analysts say.
How Israel Covers Up Its Ugly Racial Holy War
Sheen, David
Article
2015
Alternet
As the incitement to violence by Israeli leaders ramped up, so did racist attacks by Israeli citizens.
How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This alarming development has been taking place for weeks, since Israel’s nati...
How Most Aid to the Palestinians Ends up in Israel's Coffers
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
CounterPunch
While Europe may think of itself as part of an enlightened West, using aid to defend Palestinians' rights, the reality is less reassuring. The aid may actually be making things significantly worse.
Human Rights Watch investigator among those attacked by Israeli forces
Article
2015
Ifex
"We didn't see any soldiers near us. That's why we felt safe. No one was throwing rocks or anything. Soldiers just started shooting."
Hypocrisy Reigns
Don't Forsake the Struggle
Blum, William
Article
2010
CounterPunch
When Israel labels as "terrorists" the ship passengers who offered some resistance to the Israeli invaders, who points out that the passengers who resisted the 9-11 highjackers on the plane which cras...
"If not now, when?" On BDS and 'singling out' Israel
Marqusee, Mike
Article
2014
This is an edited version of a letter I've sent to a relative in the US who's been trying to figure out the BDS issue in the wake of the recent onslaught against the American Studies Association's dec...
If the 'product' is wrong, a rebrand won't help Israel
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Cook, Jonathan
Cook discusses Israel's attempt to rebrand itself. Specifically, he addresses "hasbara", translated as "public diplomacy", a campaign that calls for Israelis to justify and defend any policy regarding...
IFJ Condemns Deportation Move against US Journalist in Israel
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists today called on Israeli authorities to revoke the deportation order served on American journalist and chief English editor of Ma'an news agency, Jared Malsi...
IFJ Condemns Violence against Photojournalists by Israeli Military in West Bank
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation oj Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on Israeli authorities to investigate violence by its soldiers in the West Bank who attacked a group of local photojournalists last week ...
IFJ Defending Journalists in Palestine and Israel
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend the interests of journalists in Palestine and Israel.
IFJ Demands Overhaul of Repressive Media Laws in the Middle East
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
Launching its â##Breaking the Chains' annual report into press freedom violations in the Arab World and Iran, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for a radical overhaul of ...
In an endless war on terror, we are all doomed to become Palestinians
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Middle East Eye
Jeff Halper's new book sheds light on the arms industry, arguing that Israel is now the go-to nation for armies and police forces around the world.
In new book, Ilan Pappé says settler colonialism and apartheid best explain Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Clarke, Ben
Article
2016
Mondoweiss
An analysis of Ilan Pappe's new book, Israel and South Africa - The Many Faces of Apartheid, and how Israel's settler colonization of Palestinians is similar to apartheid in South Africa.
In the Matter of the International Community v Israel
Cohen, Stanley
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
In its first full week of a "new" get tough policy, almost 500 young Palestinian demonstrators were injured, shot and maimed, and at least three teens murdered in response to what Israel sees as a ris...
Is Israel singled out for its human rights violations?
Article
2014
WLUML.org
Some people assert that human rights activists and the international community are disproportionately – and unjustifiably – focusing their attention on the Jewish state. They are "ignoring" human righ...
Israel Calls a Man Its Soldiers Killed a 'Terrorist': Until They Realized He Was an Israeli Jew
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Intercept
The Jerusalem Post today describes the killing of a man by two IDF soldiers after, the soldiers claim, he was acting erratically and tried to grab one of their guns. When he was fatally shot by the ID...
Israel does not want peace
Levy, Gideon
Article
2014
Haaretz
Rejectionism is embedded in Israel's most primal beliefs. There, at the deepest level, lies the concept that this land is destined for the Jews alone.
Israel hopes 'lost tribes' can boost Jewish numbers
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Middle East Eye
Facing Palestinian majority, Israeli officials seek way to loosen legal definition of 'Jew' so millions more can qualify for immigration.
'Israel is a terrorist state'
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Jonathan Cook's Blog
The violence rocking the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and now Gaza is on the verge of spilling into Israel, Palestinian leaders in Israel warned. A wave of unrest has swept Palestinian towns in ...
Israel is a Terrorist State
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The violence rocking the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and now Gaza is on the verge of spilling into Israel, Palestinian leaders in Israel warned.
Israel/Palestine Lexicon For Mainstream Media
Podur, Justin
Article
2014
Countercurrents.org
If you are writing for mainstream media, you need to learn special uses of words and phrases that are specific to Israel/Palestine. If you use common usage, you will run into confusions, paradoxes, an...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israel Seeks Ways To Silence Human Rights Groups
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
Countercurrents
In a bid to staunch the flow of damaging evidence of war crimes committed during Israel's winter assault on Gaza, the Israeli government has launched a campaign to clamp down on human rights groups, b...
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israel Targets Ha'aretz
"A Shin Bet State"
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
CounterPunch
Israel uses police state tactics to crush journalists who expose crimes committed by the military.
Israel: The Broken Silence
Shulman, David
Article
2016
The New York Review of Books
Book review - Israel: The Broken Silence.
Israel threatens Palestinians with 'holocaust'
Sources News Release February 29, 2008
Article
2008
One day after Israeli occupation forces killed 31 Palestinians, nine of them children, including a six-month-old baby, in a series of bomb attacks across the Gaza Strip, Israel's deputy defense minist...
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
Israeli Cease Fire Violations and Media Propaganda
The Conquest of Palestine
Peppe, Matt
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The Israeli conquest of Palestine has always been a difficult issue for Western mainstream media to cover. The difficulty lies not in the task of reporting the facts on the ground and transmitting an ...
Israeli Deaths Matter More
Article
2008
Medialens
The reality is that by devoting disproportionate coverage to Israeli deaths over Palestinian deaths, the BBC's claims to 'impartial' reporting are simply demolished. With great consistency, lives in t...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Israeli journalist Anat Kam under secret house arrest since December
Article
2010
Guardian
An Israeli journalist has been under secret house arrest since December on charges that she leaked highly sensitive, classified military documents which suggest the Israeli military breached a court o...
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Israeli Property Theft is Nothing New
Is the Custodian of Absentee Property Awaiting the Absentees?
Larudee, Paul
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Israeli soldiers disguised as photojournalists endanger journalists' lives, says MADA
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses concern over the Israeli occupation forces disguising themselves as photojournalists in the middle of Palestinian protesters.
Israelis have the Upper Hand when it Comes to Vengeance
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Jonathan Cook
As Human Rights Watch warned, Israel’s recent actions – mass arrests; armed raids; the killing of Palestinians, including minors; lockdowns of cities, house demolitions; and air strikes – amounted to ...
Israel's anti-African dragnet tightens
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Electronic Intifada
The past year saw some of the most ruthless Israeli attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza since the territories were occupied in 1967. Israeli political leaders incited violence against Pa...
Israel's education system peddles intolerance and lies
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Jonathan Cook
John Kerry spent last week testing the waters with the Israelis and the Palestinians over his so-called framework agreement – designed to close the gaps between the two sides. But the issues he is try...
Israel's Gaza backlash targets Arab minority
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israel's large Palestinian minority is facing an unprecedented backlash of incitement and violent reprisals as Israeli Jews rally behind the current military operations in Gaza, human rights groups an...
Israel's new 'attack on freedom of speech'
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
The National
The Israeli government and its right-wing supporters have been waging a 'McCarthyite' campaign against human-rights groups.
Israel's New Land Law: Clearing the Path to Annexation
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Counter Punch
The Israeli parliament passed the legalisation law on Monday night, widening the powers of Israeli officials to seize the final fragments of Palestinian land in the West Bank that were supposed to be ...
Israel's new police chief emerges from shadowy world
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Middle East Eye
Palestinian minority in Israel worried by top cop's twin-track as interrogator for secret police and hardline settler.
Israel's New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land
The Nation
Film/Video
2013
The Nation
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecut...
Israel's racist elections
Article
2015
Free Haifa
I didn’t expect any good from the elections to the Israeli Knesset. Its results are decided a priori by the definition of the voters’ register.
Israel's road signs policy 'erases memory of place'
Zabaneh,Rania;Hatuqa,Dalia
Article
2015
Al Jazeera
Israeli authorities have long banned the Palestinian Authority (PA) from putting up its own road signs that refer to Palestinian towns and villages.
Israel's starvation diet for Gaza
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
Electronic Intifada
Israel’s calculating of daily caloric needs shows how it manages the lives of Palestinians in Gaza in almost microscopic detail.
Israel's War on Africans
Blue Pilgrimage
Film/Video
2014
Blue Pilgrimage
72-minute slideshow about Israel's treatment of non-Jewish African asylum-seekers, given at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada on March 9, 2014.
Jailed by Israel for his cartoons, Mohammad Saba’aneh speaks out
Article
2013
Electronic Intifada
Mohammad Saba’aneh, who has a daily cartoon in the Palestinian newspaper al-Hayat al-Jadida, has published his work in newspapers across the Arab world. His cartoons are decidedly political, frequentl...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Journalists assaulted and censored
Article
2010
International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX)
Palestinian journalists are under attack from Israeli forces and are also subjected to raids and arrests as a result of political rivalry between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, report the Palest...
Journalists Call Israel to Account over "Premeditated and Precise" attacks on Media in Gaza
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The targeting of media by the Israeli military during last month's offensive in the Gaza Strip was "premeditated and precise" and in violation of international law, says the International Federation o...
Justice in the News: A Response to the targetting of media in Gaza
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists and Federation of Arab Journalists
A mission to Gaza found that media were subject to intimidation and direct military assault and deliberately prevented from working freely. The findings confirm evidence of frequent targeting of media...
Justice, Peace and the Israeli State
Rule by Ruthless Force
Cook, William
Article
2012
CounterPunch
International Law and the creation of a world body to aid in the direction of nation states to live in peace and justice under defined conditions such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ...
Labor Organizing Across Israel's Apartheid Line: An Interview with Israeli Labor Activist Yoav Tamir
Balthaser, Benjamin
Article
2016
In These Times
Yoav Tamir is an organizer with the new Israeli labour union, Workers Advice Center, or WAC-MANN. WAC-MAAN was founded in the late 1990s as (as its name might suggest) a workers' advice center, and be...
The Last Refuge
Neve Gordon and the Boycott of Israel
Levy, Gideon
Article
2009
CounterPunch
Let us admit the truth: The occupier deserves to be boycotted. As long as the Israelis pay no price for the occupation, the occupation will not end, and therefore the only way open to the opponents of...
Lavon Affair
Wikipedia article
Article
1954
The Lavon Affair refers to a failed Israeli covert operation, code named Operation Susannah, conducted in Egypt in the Summer of 1954. As part of the false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews wer...
Life in Stills
Tal, Tamar
Film/Video
2011
The Heymann Brothers Films
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
The Logic of Murder in Israel: A Culture of Impunity in Full View of the Entire World
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
"Whether he made a mistake or not, is a trivial question," said an Israeli Jewish man who joined large protests throughout Israel in support of a soldier who calmly, and with precision, killed a wound...
London, Ontario peace and human rights advocates occupy office of Conservative MP
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Five London peace and human rights advocates are now occupying the office of the Conservative MP for London North Centre.
Marching to Jerusalem
Searching for Dignity in Occupied East Jerusalem
MARUSEK, Sarah
Article
2013
counterpunch
46 years ago, Israel seized East Jerusalem. Since then, Israel has undertaken measures to restrict Palestinian movement.
A Marxist History of the World part 95: Oil, Zionism, and Western Imperialism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
British support for the Zionist movement led to the foundation of Israel in 1948. In conjunction with US imperialism, the Israeli state is an enduring source of oppression in the Middle East.
The media consensus on Israel is collapsing
Smith, Jordan Michael
Article
2011
Salon
Across the political spectrum, once-taboo criticism is now common.
Medic Who Killed Palestinian Being Portrayed as 'National Hero'
DM Slams Coalition Members for Backing Execution
Ditz, Jason
Article
2016
Antiwar.com
Tensions within Israel's extremely narrow right-far-right coalition continue to grow, as the military's investigation into an Israeli medic who shot and killed an already wounded and disarmed Palestin...
Middle East & North Africa: Region performs poorly, Israel nose-dives
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
For the first time Israel is not at the head of the Middle Eastern countries in the press freedom index. By falling 47 places to 93rd position, it is now behind Kuwait (60th), United Arab Emirates (86...
Mongolia, Canada, Israel & the United States
Colonialism, Mining and Oil Shale: Don't Let the Genie Out of the Bottle
Stainsby, MacDonald
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Genie Energy announces a deal they struck with the Petroleum Authority of Mongolia.
The Monster That Israel Helped Create
Malik, Kenan
Article
2014
Pandaemonium
There is a terrible irony in Israel’s current assault on Gaza. More than 200 Palestinians have died in an onslaught supposedly aimed at weakening Hamas and degrading its capacity to fire rockets into ...
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
Mossad contradicted Netanyahu on Iran nuclear programme
Jordan,Will;Radhakrishnan,Rahul
Article
2015
Al Jazeera
Spy cables reveal that Mossad concluded that Iran was not producing nuclear weapons, even though Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu told the UN the opposite.
Netanyahu: Have You No Shame?
Lerner, Rabbi Michael
Article
2015
Countercurrents
Israel’s Prime Minister attributing the Holocaust to Palestinian influence over Hitler is a "Blood Libel" level lie.
Newspaper reporter arrested as she returns to Israel from Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters Sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders condemns Israeli newspaper reporter Amira Hassâ##s arrest at the Erez border crossing yesterday as she returned to Israel after spending four months in the Gaza Strip reporti...
Norwegian Pension Fund Divests from Israeli Military Giant Elbit
Article
2009
Alternative Information Center
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has excluded the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd. from the Government Pension Fund - Global, on the basis of the Council on Ethics' recommendation. The Council on E...
Novel about Jewish-Palestinian love affair is barred from Israeli curriculum
Article
2016
The Guardian
A novel about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a Palestinian man has been barred from Israel's high school curriculum, reportedly over concerns that it could encourage intermarriage between Je...
On Israel, Ukraine and Truth
The Return of George Orwell and Big Brother's War
Pilger, John
Article
2014
CounterPunch
As advanced societies are de-politicised, the changes are both subtle and spectacular. In everyday discourse, political language is turned on its head, as Orwell prophesised in 1984. "Democracy" is no...
On Israel's colonial narrative
Abulhawa , Susan
Article
2015
Al Jazeera
Analysis: Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa deconstructs Israel's insidious language of power.
One-state solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Operation Cast Lead: News control as a military objective
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Control of news in time of war has become a military objective.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Palestine Freedom Battle "will be won": Interview with Author Miko Peled
Silver, Charlotte
Article
2012
Electronic Intifada
An interview with Miko Peled, the Israeli author of The General’s Son.
Palestine is not an environment story
How I was censored by The Guardian for writing about Israel's war for Gaza's gas
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2014
Medium.com
After writing for The Guardian for over a year, my contract was unilaterally terminated because I wrote a piece on Gaza that was beyond the pale.
Palestine's 'Prayer for Rain': How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Toward Freedom
Israel has been 'waging a water war' against Palestinians, according to Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah. The irony is that the water provided by "Mekorot' is actually Palestinian ...
The Pariah State
A Short History of Israeli Impunity
Jones, Evan
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Hasbara has elevated the manipulation of language to a new plateau. This is a qualitative leap. Moving beyond the difficulty of seeing the stye in our own eye, the Hasbara upends linguistic convention...
The Pattern (Musically Annotated)
From the Annals of Occupation
Rovics, David
Article
2014
Counterpunch
The war of words heats up. Israeli and US leaders are all over the airwaves, saying Israel has a right to defend itself and that Hamas is responsible for all deaths on both sides. The news organizatio...
Propaganda, State Religion and the Attack on the Gaza Peace Flotilla - Part 1
Article
2010
Medialens
We are trained to react to violent acts, not on the basis of their objective legality and human cost, but on the basis of the perceived legitimacy of the people committing the act. Violence committed ...
Questions about Israel's attack on Gaza
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
Connexions
Why do these terrible outbreaks of violence keep happening? Written during the Israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014.
Race, Religion and Rounding Up Africans in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2013
Black Agenda Report
Israel has launched a wholesale roundup of African immigrants, whom members of the ruling parties call a "cancer" on the Jewish state. To circumvent court rulings against imprisonment without trial, t...
Racism in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2012
Open Democracy
Reports of anti-African race riots in Tel Aviv in May finally broke western media silence over one of the most contentious issues facing the state of Israel in recent years: the arrival of tens of tho...
Resistance to Reporting on Discrimination in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2013
Muftah
To date, I have published over a hundred reports about anti-African racism in Israel. Some of these stories have been widely circulated, including a 10-minute video released last month that has been s...
Resolutions Advocating a Boycott of Israel
Surin, Kenneth
Article
2017
CounterPunch
The Modern Language Association (MLA) Delegate Assembly voted in Philadelphia on two resolutions, for and against, of an academic boycott of Israel.
Rights on Condition: Association for Civil Rights in Israel State of Human Rights Report 2009
Article
2009
Alternative Information Center
In Israel, the entire spectrum of rights is dependent on what we say or believe, what ethnic group we belong to, how much money we have, and more.
The roots of Israel's most racist law
Noy, Orly
Article
2016
+972
Israel’s most draconian laws may have been passed by the current right-wing government, but the stage was set long ago by the Israeli Left. With a majority of 65 votes, the Knesset approved last week ...
RSF tells Netanyahu attitude of Israeli soldiers towards media is unacceptable
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
In response to recent cases of violence against journalists by members of Israel's security forces, Reporters Without Borders writes to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asking him to end the ...
The sad, sad world of Israel's big-time liars
Littlewood, Stuart
Article
2011
Redress
Stuart Littlewood views Israel’s propaganda minister, the self-confessed racist and squatter Yuli Edelstein, and takes a close look at the manual to which Edelstein and other Zionist propagandists wor...
The Salaita Affair
Lessons Heard and Lessons Learned
Ramahi, Omar M.
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Professor Steven Salaita was to begin his new faculty appointment in Fall 2014 as a tenured Associate Professor in the American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...
The Semantics of Terrorism
Al-Jurf, Soha
Article
2010
CounterPunch
A mental construct has been created in which the State of Israel is an entity that is under constant attack. By terrorists. Who, irrefutably, must be eradicated. Their actions are somewhat irrelevant....
A serious newspaper should not confuse Jews and Zionists
Rabkin,Yakov M.
Article
2010
On the eve of the 62th anniversary of Israel, it is important to remember that it was the Zionist minority of Palestine's inhabitants that issued the unilateral declaration of independence. Israel is ...
Shocked by Donald Trump's 'travel ban'? Israel has had a similar policy for decades
White, Ben
Article
2017
Independent
Describing how President Trump's stances and policies on immigration, borders and torture draws heavily from existing policies and tactics of the Israeli state.
The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Al Jazeera
New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.
Shooting Back
Young Palestinians With Cameras
Duncan, Don
Article
2010
CounterPunch
For the past three years, Btselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has provided cameras and training to young Palestinians as part of its camera distribution project, to collect video evidence of abuses...
Some Deaths Really Matter
The Disproportionate Coverage of Israeli And Palestinian Killings
Media Lens editor
Article
2014
Media Lens
Israeli deaths matter much more than Palestinian deaths. This has long been a distinguishing feature of Western news media reporting on the Middle East. The recent blanket coverage afforded to the bru...
Some deaths really matter - The disproportionate coverage of Israeli and Palestinian Killings
Article
2014
Media Lens
Documening that the deaths of Israelis is far more heavily weighted than those of Palestinian deaths, garnering more media coverage.
Stakes rising for Israel as rockets reach airport
Temporary air blockade of Israel reveals deeper issues to its citizens
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israel’s effective loss of its only international airport for a couple of days last week — and the cloud of uncertainty that continues to hang over its operation in the future — has deeply unsettled I...
Stuxnet on the Loose
Security for the One Percent
Blunden, Bill
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Suspicions that the Stuxnet computer worm was indeed developed by the United States and Israel has once again exposed American exceptionalism. Espionage and sabotage are presented as intolerable crimi...
Stuxnet-Like Digital Attack on Iran Nuclear Talks May Have Come from Israel, Security Researchers Say
Alimardani, Mahsa
Article
2015
Global Voices
Moscow-based technical security company Kaspersky Lab last week revealed evidence of a new cyber attack on both its own network and those of several European hotels that hosted nuclear negotiations be...
Terror in a Christmas Tree
Israel Tries to Ban Non-Jewish Celebrations
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Who would imagine that Israeli Jews could be so intimidated by the innocuous Christmas tree?
To the family of the one thousandth victim of Israel’s genocidal slaughter in Gaza
Pappe, Ilan
Article
2014
Electronic Intifada
This is 2014 — the destruction of Gaza is well documented. This is not 1948 when Palestinians had to struggle hard to tell their story of horror; so many of the crimes Zionist committed then where hid...
The True Gaza Backstory
It's About Land, Stupid
Fisk, Robert
Article
2014
CounterPunch
How come all those Palestinians – all 1.5 million – are crammed into Gaza in the first place? Well, their families once lived, didn’t they, in what is now called Israel? And got chucked out – or fled ...
The Truth Behind The Israeli Propaganda
Fisk, Robert
Article
2010
The amazing thing in all this is that so many Western journalists - and I'm including the BBC's pusillanimous coverage of the Gaza aid ships - are writing like Israeli journalists, while many Israeli ...
Twitterers Paid To Spread Israeli Propaganda
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
CounterCurrents.org
Israel's foreign ministry is reported to be establishing a special undercover team of paid workers whose job it will be to surf the internet 24 hours a day spreading positive news about Israel. Intern...
Two-state solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Ultra-Zionists protest Muslim-Jewish wedding saying miscegenation is 'gravest threat to the Jewish people'
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Mondoweiss
As even mainstream Israeli politicians threaten the Palestinians of Gaza with ethnic cleansing and genocide, Israel's far-right figures take to the street to rile up racist supporters and to chase Pal...
UN Battle to 'Shame' Israel Over Abuse of Children
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Palestinian solidarity groups have taken to social media to step up the pressure on United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to include Israel for the first time on a "shame list" of serious viola...
The UN did NOT create Israel
Weir, Alison
Article
2013
UN General Assembly Resolution 181, the Partition Plan, was a recommendation that was to go to the Security Council. The resolution requested that the Security Council take it up. This never happened,...
Videos Challenge Israeli Police Account of Shootings
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
It has been called the "smartphone intifada". After a sharp escalation in violence between Palestinians and Israelis in recent weeks, shocking scenes captured on video have spread across social media.
What Comes Next: Towards a bi-national end-game in Palestine/Israel
Halper, Jeff
Article
2013
Mondoweiss
Jeff Halper suggests that the best political system to express both the desires of the two national communities of Palestine/Israel for self-determination and of its individual citizens for democracy ...
What the American Media Won't Tell You About Israel
The savage punishment of Gaza traces back to decades ago.
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2012
AlterNet
An old man in Gaza held a placard that read: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us al...
What Was Missing From Coverage of Netanyahu's Speech
Naureckas, Jim
Article
2015
FAIR
Reading the lead stories on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress about Iran in five prominent US papers – the New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Wall Street Journal a...
When BBC Calls, Don’t Answer..
Falk, Richard
Article
2014
Countercurrents.org
In any event, my advice to the media savvy, is that if you have caller ID, and you can tell that it is BBC calling, don’t bother answering. I hope I have the good sense to follow my own advice should ...
Which came first? Palestinian rockets or Israeli violence?
Weir, Alison
Article
2014
Since US media are reporting the latest Israeli massacre in Gaza as though it is a defensive action, I thought I would set the record straight. Israeli forces shelled and invaded Gaza BEFORE the rocke...
Why Is Benjamin Netanyahu Trying To Whitewash Hitler?
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2015
Countercurrents
Benjamin Netanyahu has publicly asserted that Adolf Hitler had no intention of exterminating Europe's Jews until a Palestinian persuaded him to do it.
Why Israel has silenced the 1948 story of Nazareth’s survival
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Jonathan Cook
A rarely told story of the 1948 war that founded Israel concerns Nazareth's survival. It is the only Palestinian city in what is today Israel that was not ethnically cleansed during the year-long figh...
Why Israel is blocking access to its archives
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Al Jazeera
Israel is concealing vital records to prevent darkest periods in its history from coming to light, academics say.
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...
You Can’t Force-feed Occupation to those who Crave Freedom
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Jonathan Cook
Israel wants to believe that through force of will it can keep the tide of accountability at bay in the occupied territories. But belligerent occupations – especially ones where no hope or end is in s...
The Zionist educator we should have listened to
Gertel, Gil
Article
2016
972 Mag
At a time when Israel's education minister sees only Jews as moral, it is worth remembering a prominent Zionist educator who taught us that things could have turned out differently.

Sources Bookshelf

The Invention of the Land of Israel
From Holy Land to Homeland
Sand, Shlomo
Book
2012
The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the age-old legends surrounding the Holy Land and the prejudices that continue to suffocate it. Sand’s account dissects the concept of “historical righ...
Method and Madness
The Hidden Story of Israel's Assaults on Gaza
Finkelstein, Norman
Book
2015
In the past five years Israel has mounted three major assaults on the 1.8 million Palestinians trapped behind its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Taken together, Operation Cast Lead (2008-9), Operation Pi...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
Press for Conversion #51
May 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent patter...
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
Book
2004
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...

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