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international / international politics / news report Sunday January 18, 2015 00:38   image 1 image
A protest this week in New York City was accompanied by the submission of a petition to the New York City Council demanding that the Council cancel an upcoming all-expense-paid hasbara trip to Israel, funded by the deep-pocketed political advocacy groups 'Jewish Community Relations Council' and 'United Jewish Appeal'. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Saturday January 17, 2015 12:14   image 1 image
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said that Israel is over-reacting to the recognition of Palestine and that Israel’s rhetoric directed against those States who recognized Palestine had crossed all limits. Wallström cancelled a scheduled visit to Tel Aviv earlier this week citing “scheduling problems”. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / international politics / news report Monday January 12, 2015 00:58   image 1 image
Hundreds of Palestinians gathered in Gaza City and in Ramallah on Saturday to show solidarity with the people of France, and to condemn this week's attacks in Paris. Palestinian prisoners also issued a statement condemning the French attacks. read full story / add a comment
Dream Defenders in Nazareth (image by Dream Defenders)
palestine / international politics / news report Sunday January 11, 2015 03:04   image 1 image
A delegation of young African American leaders from Ferguson and other US cities organized by 'Dream Defenders' are traveling through the Occupied Palestinian Territories this week to see first-hand the reality of life under military occupation. read full story / add a comment
israel / international politics / opinion/analysis Wednesday January 07, 2015 03:39   image 2 images
Israel will be lobbying the U.S.’ Congress to enforce legislation to freeze funds for Palestine, should Palestine lodge charges at the ICC. Israel’s decision to withhold Palestinian tax funds caused presidential “double speak” in Israel and could be the final straw that breaks the back of the 1993 Oslo Accords. read full story / add a comment
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israel / international politics / news report Tuesday January 06, 2015 02:58   image 1 image
Recent American legislation states that, if Palestinians initiate any action against Israel at the International Criminal Court, the State Department would have to stop US aid to the PA. read full story / add a comment
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israel / international politics / news report Monday January 05, 2015 00:29   image 1 image
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, Sunday, that PA President Mahmoud Abbas' bid to join the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) would only expose him and other Palestinian officials to prosecution over their support for what he called "militant Islamist groups", PNN reports. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / international politics / news report Thursday January 01, 2015 23:54   image 1 image
In a statement received by the PNN, PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Saeb Erekat said that the State of Palestine has signed a number of international treaties, all of which are consistent with the values of the nation, the foremost of which is respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / international politics / news report Thursday January 01, 2015 00:16   image 1 image
PA President and Fateh member Mahmoud Abbas, Wednesday, signed a formal request for Palestine to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), following a failed UN resolution for ending the Israeli occupation. read full story / add a comment
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israel / international politics / news report Saturday December 27, 2014 23:32   image 1 image
An Israeli bank has been fined $400 million USD for aiding and assisting Americans in evading payment of their taxes. read full story / add a comment
A mural depicts Marwan Barghouti at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah on July 25, 2014 (AFP/File Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
palestine / international politics / news report Tuesday December 23, 2014 02:41   image 1 image
Jailed Fateh leader Marwan Barghouhti has criticized the UN resolution submitted to the Security Council by the PLO, urging the Palestinian leadership to reword the proposal. read full story / add a comment
UN General Assembly (image by Uprooted Palestinians blog)
international / international politics / news report Saturday December 20, 2014 11:05   image 1 image
On Friday December 19th, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Friday December 19, 2014 08:36   image 1 image
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has officially recognized Palestine as a state, expressed its support for ending the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and has called for speeding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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