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Balfour’s apartheid legacy

Stuart Littlewood   November 5, 2011   Arthur Balfour’s infamous “Declaration” was written 94 years ago this week. Palestinians, of course, don’t need reminding.   And to mark the anniversaryIsraelordered its warships to carry out yet another act of piracy on peaceful, innocent shipping carrying humanitarian relief to the imprisoned people ofGaza.   British duplicity […]

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Video: Chomsky on “Occupy Wall Street” and Israel’s Collapse, Bush Torturer, Obama Just Kills

 Pinning its hopes on the sole support of theUS,Israelrisks a collapse if it is ever withdrawn – much like apartheid-eraSouth Africa, prominent scholar Professor Noam Chomsky warns. He recalls how South Africans felt safe to ignore a UN embargo and corporations pulling out of their country throughout the 1980s, as long as the Reagan administration […]

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Tel Aviv joins other Israeli districts in opening segregated schools

by Saed Bannoura –   IMEMC News    Thursday September 01, 2011 19:05   The Tel Aviv municipality in westernIsraelhas become the latest of a dozen school districts inIsraelto force children to attend schools segregated by race and nationality.   Four new kindergartens opening this year in the Bitzaron neighborhood in Tel Aviv will be segregated based […]

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Australian PM: We won’t attend Durban III conference

 The Jerusalem Post    Tue, Aug 23, 2011   Gillard saysAustraliahasn’t been convinced that UN-backed meeting will avoid unbalanced criticism ofIsrael, airing of anti-Semitic views.   Australiawill not attend the Durban III conference, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s spokesman announced on Tuesday.   “We have not been convinced that the High Level Meeting will avoid unbalanced […]

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Alice Walker: Help complete the documentary film ‘Roadmap to Apartheid’

Mondoweiss     on August 19, 2011   see here:  http://mondoweiss.net/2011/08/help-bring-roadmap-to-apartheid-to-the-screen.html   There is no better way to contribute to a change in what is happening today, between the Palestinian and Israeli peoples, and what has been happening for decades,than by supporting the documentary film ROADMAP TO APARTHEID. It is a vivid, powerful, beautifully documented testament to […]

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Angela Davis commends SA students for speaking out against Israeli delegation and adoption of BDS

Famous American Black Panther member, leading feminist thinker and [consistent] anti-apartheid activist, Professor Angela Davis, writes to South African students: “The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign that seeks to expose and isolate Israeli apartheid has garnered support all over the world.  Given the role that international boycott strategies played in the defeat of South African […]

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Australia cracks down on BDS

Socialist Alternative       August 16, 2011   Four Australian activists involved in the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid have been unjustly arrested.   IN ONE ofAustralia’s most severe crackdowns on civil liberties in decades, four pro-Palestine activists were arrested in dawn raids on August 9 in the city ofMelbourne.   The raids are […]

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