Facebook, Social Media Giants Admit to Silencing Palestinian Voices Online

Social media companies including Facebook have admitted to MintPress that pro-Palestinian posts were removed, blaming “technical bugs” and “spam filters.”

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OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM -- In a video posted on activist organization Jewish Voice for Peace’s Twitter account, Muna El-Kurd explained why social media is so vital for the Palestinian cause. “We rely on the honorable people standing in solidarity with us, people who tweet #SaveSheikhJarrah everyday,” Muna El-Kurd said. “Even a short tweet or

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Muna is Palestine, Yakub is Israel: The Untold Story of Sheikh Jarrah

There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories – one read and watched in the news and another that receives little media coverage or due analysis. 

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There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories - one read and watched in the news and another that receives little media coverage or due analysis. The obvious story is that of the nightly raids and violence meted out by Israeli police and Jewish extremists against Palestinians in the devastated East Jerusalem neighborhood. For weeks, thousands of

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Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa

There is every reason to believe the tragic (and seemingly unbelievable) scenario that one of Jerusalem’s holiest sites, and one of the world’s most revered monuments, could soon lay ruined in ashes as Zionist forces smile in satisfaction.

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JERUSALEM -- As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close, it is becoming clear that the violence against Palestinians in Jerusalem has been ramped up in a coordinated effort by the Israeli government, the Jerusalem municipality, the Israeli police, and violent Zionist gangs. These latest events must be seen in the larger context of the ethnic

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The Palestinian Legacy of East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood Cannot Be Erased

The rich history and historical significance of Sheikh Jarrah, an East Jerusalem neighborhood dating back to the times of Salahaddin, endures despite the best efforts of Israeli authorities.

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As part of a comprehensive campaign of ethnic cleansing in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, the Israeli government has been evicting Palestinians from their homes and handing them over to Jews. These evictions sparked protests which are documented in a film produced by Just Vision, titled "Home Front: Portraits From Sheik

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