http://democracynow.org – For the first time, a United Nations agency has directly accused Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on the Palestinian people. The report also urges governments to “support boycott, divestment and sanctions [BDS] activities and respond positively to calls for such initiatives.” The findings come in a new report published by the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, which is comprised of 18 Arab states. For more, we speak with the co-author of the report, Richard Falk. He’s professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and previously served as the U.N. special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights.
Source: In Historic Report, U.N. Agency Says Israel Is Imposing an “Apartheid Regime” on Palestinian People – Prepare for Change
In last monologue, Israeli comedy show host delivers searing indictment of Israeli society.
Full Story @Haaretz.com: Israeli TV Host Implores Israelis: Wake Up and Smell the Apartheid
Source: Israeli TV Host Implores Israelis: Wake Up and Smell the Apartheid – Prepare for Change
WARNS LIKUD MEMBERS THERE WAS NO ‘UNDERSTANDING’ WITH ADMINISTRATION. By Jason Ditz. In a closed-door meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told the Likud leadership that US-Israel relations are a lot more complicated than anyone realizes, and that Israel and the Trump Administration remain at odds over the question of settlement expansion…
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