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Reflections

Selected News - Week of February 7, 2011

Posted on February 13, 2011 at 2:49 PM

Tell U.S. to Support UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements

Please add your name right now to our petition below to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice asking her to vote in favor of this resolution.

http//salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/641/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5758

 

Holocaust Survivor Hajo Meyer Condemns Modern ‘Zionism’

Hajo Meyer — an author, political activist and Auschwitz concentration camp survivor — compared Israel’s relations with the Palestinians to Nazi relations with Jews during the Holocaust at a conference held at Emory on Wednesday.

http//www.emorywheel.com/detail.php?n=29329

 

Report: Military says Nablus checkpoints to stay

Palestinians cross the Huwwara checkpoint on the edge of the West Bank city

of Nablus on June 7, 2009. [MaanImages/Rami Swidan]TEL AVIV (Ma'an) -- Israeli Military officials told the Tel Aviv-based news site Ynet on Sunday that there were no plans to dismantle the West Bank's two largest internal checkpoints, Huwwara and Beit Furik.

http//www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=359729&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook

 

Yesterday Egypt, today Algeria

This was the slogan of the brave protesters in Algiers on

Saturday, making the first breach in Algeria's wall of fear

http//www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/feb/12/algeria-egypt/print

 

Settlers Harass Palestinian Children after Israeli Military Fails to Provide Escort

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 07:25 CPT/Operation Dove

http//www.alternativenews.org/english/index.php/topics/hebron/3269-settlers-harass-palestinian-children-after-israeli-military-fails-to-provide-escort

 

Settlers Planning 200 Units in Sheikh Jarrah

Arieh King, founder and director of the Israel Land Fund, stated that within five to ten years 200 units for Jewish settlers will be built in the Palestinian neighborhood in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem.

http//www.imemc.org/article/60605

 

Fundamentalist Settler Rabbi Says Killing “Non-Jews” Is Justifiable

Dov Lior, Chief Rabbi of the Keryat Arba’ illegal settlement in Hebron, in the southern part of the West bank, stated that killing non-Jews is justifiable, in some cases, without any restrictions.

http//www.imemc.org/article/60606

 

Arab Israelis celebrate Mubarak's downfall

Locals hit streets as jubilant parade held in Arab Israeli town to mark Mubarak ouster

Jubilant Arab Israelis hit the streets of the northern town of Taybeh Friday evening to celebrate Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation earlier in the day.

http//www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4027277,00.html

 

Erekat quits over Palestine Papers

Chief Palestinian negotiator resigns, saying source of Al Jazeera's revelations was in his own office.

http//english.aljazeera.net//news/middleeast/2011/02/2011212135152355248.html#

 

Tsunami in Egypt

UNTIL THE very last moment, the Israeli leadership tried to keep Hosni Mubarak in power.

It was hopeless. Even the mighty United States was impotent when faced with this tsunami of popular outrage.

http//zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1297507641/

 

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