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Israel Adopts Controversial Jewish 'Nation State' Law

Reuters; Jewish Voice for Peace The Guardian
Israel passed a law on today to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and verging on apartheid. Racist and discriminatory practices against non-Jews are legal.

How Israeli Banks Finance Theft of Palestinian Land

Ali Abunimah The Electronic Intifada
new Jewish settlers housing displacing Palestinian village The Aamer family owns about 100 acres of land just half a kilometer from their home village of Mas’ha. But that land now lies on the other side of Israel’s apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank.

Stories of the Catastrophe: Palestine

Rami Almeghari, Mohammed Asad and Anne Paq The Electronic Intifada
picture of Palestinian woman Seventy years ago, Palestinians suffered the Nakba, or catastrophe, when most fled or were forced by Zionist militias to flee Palestine to make room for the creation of the state of Israel and ensure a Jewish majority. Some 750,000 ended up as refugees registered with the United Nations.

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If 52 Americans protesters were gunned down?

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It is almost too horrible to imagine. Today, Israeli snipers again opened fire on unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza. So far, 52 are confirmed dead and the death toll will likely continue to climb.

A Village in Danger of Erasure

Anne Paq The Electronic Intifada
destroyed house The picturesque Palestinian village of al-Walaja, located between Jerusalem and Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, is known for its verdant landscape, agricultural terraces and numerous springs.
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