People walk past a mural of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Katlehong, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, May 11, 2015. (AP/Themba Hadebe)

Palestinian Fears Mount as Ramadan Again Holds Threats of Israeli Violence

As Muslims around the world decorate their cities, towns, and neighborhoods for the Ramadan holiday, in Palestine grief is everywhere. Parents, siblings, family members, and neighbors mourn the latest casualties of Israeli violence.

Ramadan Palestinians Feateure photo

JERUSALEM – As I write these words, the Mufti of Jerusalem has just announced that the holy month of Ramadan will begin on April 2, 2022. I want to wish all of my Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world, Ramadan Karim. Sadly, as Muslims around the world decorate their cities, towns, and neighborhoods for the holiday, in Palestine grief

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Will Scathing Amnesty Apartheid Report Lead to Change in Israel’s Criminal Practices?

The reality that the Amnesty report has brought forward opens doors to a much more aggressive anti-apartheid campaign than we have seen so far.

LONDON – The Amnesty International report about Israel’s apartheid system states that, since its founding in 1948, Israel has in fact constituted a “cruel system of domination and crime against humanity.” It further states: Amnesty International has analyzed Israel’s intent to create and maintain a system of oppression and domination over

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Israel Pumps $30M into “Concert,” a Revamped Propaganda Campaign to Fight Apartheid Label

Israel’s cabinet recently approved 100 million shekels (about $30 million) in funding to revive “Cabinet,” a defunct government propaganda program targeting Western countries.

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OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Losing the battle for hearts and minds abroad, Israel hopes injecting millions into a revamped government project will counter a changing global narrative. Last month, the Israeli cabinet approved 100 million shekels (about $30 million) in funding to boost government propaganda in Western countries. Under Foreign Minister

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No Sign that Amnesty Apartheid Report Will Shatter Pan-Israeli Denial of “Palestinian Problem”

The general attitude taken by Israeli politicians – and one dares say the people who voted for them – is that the Palestinian problem is not their problem. If the Palestinians misbehave, the Israeli war machine will know how to deal with them.

Palestinian men walk past a section of Israel's apartheid wall to cross IDF checkpoint from Palestine on their way to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

JERUSALEM – For decades, Israel has tried to resolve the Palestinian “problem” by ignoring it completely. The heads of the Israeli parties that make up the coalition government met with their party members recently and discussed the issues on their agendas and there was not a moment spent on Palestinians. The following are examples of the

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Deceased Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu Faces Zionist Reputational Firing Squad

Zionist organizations in the United States and around the world will continue to feel entitled to call anyone they wish a racist, a bigot, and an antisemite. Their successes empower them and, since there is no one who stands up to them, there is no reason for them to stop.

Desmond Tutu Israel Feature photo

JOHANNESBURG – Vilakazi Street in Soweto is perhaps the most famous street in all of Johannesburg, maybe even in all of South Africa. The street is named after Dr. B.W. Vilakazi, who was a South African poet, novelist, and intellectual. He was the first Black South African to teach at the University of the Witwatersrand; though, because they did

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Photo-Shopped History: Editing Out Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Support for Palestine

Rewriting history – essentially negating the historical relations between the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and the ongoing struggle to free Palestine – serves the interests of mainstream Western media and their acolytes.

Desmond Tutu Feature photo

On January 1, 2022 – as South Africa buried one of its most illustrious sons and anti-apartheid icons, Archbishop Desmond Tutu – the hypocrisy of the corporate media was on full display. Reuters described him as “Africa’s ‘moral compass’.” Al Jazeera referred to him as “South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon.” CNN published articles referring to him as

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