Occupied Palestine: Home Demolitions, Dispossessions and Residency Rights Revoked

Occupied Palestine: Home Demolitions, Dispossessions and Residency Rights Revoked - by Stephen LendmanDaily, Israeli oppression continues - demolishing homes, dispossessing occupants, and revoking residency rights, three of its many crimes under international law, Israel spurning it with impunity.On July 22, the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) reported mass Jordan Valley Al Farisyie village demolitions,... Continue Reading →

Damage Control: Downplaying WikiLeaks Revelations

Damage Control: Downplaying WikiLeaks Revelations - by Stephen LendmanWhen truths are too disturbing to conceal, downplay them, change the subject, and blame others, not responsible Washington officials and key allies, culpable politicians and media misinformation masters suppressing and misreporting the facts, their well-oiled spin machine counterattacking WikiLeaks - revelations too sensitive to explain, a potential... Continue Reading →

Investigating the Freedom Flotilla Attack

Investigating the Freedom Flotilla Attack - by Stephen LendmanOn June 2, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) approved formation of an international committee (like the Goldstone Commission) to probe the Flotilla attack, saying it will include lawyers and international law and human rights experts, its findings to be presented in September (during the Council's three... Continue Reading →

WikiLeaks “Afghan War Diaries”

WikiLeaks "Afghan War Diaries" - by Stephen LendmanCalling itself "the intelligence agency of the people," WikiLeaks is "a multi-juristidictional public service designed to protect whistleblowers, journalists and activists who have sensitive material to communicate to the public" that has a right and need to know - to then use responsibly for better government in a... Continue Reading →

Growing Health Crisis in the Gulf

Growing Health Crisis in the Gulf - by Stephen LendmanThe combination of millions of gallons of oil and dispersants has made large areas of the Gulf toxic and dangerous, marine toxicologist Ricki Ott saying if she lived there with children she'd leave - based on her firsthand experience after the 1989 Prince William Sound, Alaska... Continue Reading →

Prospects and Consequences of Attacking Iran

Prospects and Consequences of Attacking Iran - by Stephen LendmanHopefully its folly will prevent it. Otherwise, expect severe repercussions, including a considerable counterattack and disruption of regional oil supplies, further impacting a troubled global economy. So why consider it, given the December 2007 US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) saying:"We judge with high confidence that in... Continue Reading →

Gazans Denied Medical Care Under Siege

Gazans Denied Medical Care under Siege - by Stephen LendmanTwo recent reports discuss it, a July Physicians for Human Rights - Israel (PHR-IL) one titled, "A Situation Report on Obstacles Facing Gaza Residents in Need of Medical Treatment," and a June one titled, "Who Gets to Go," jointly prepared by PHR-IL, the Al Mezan Center... Continue Reading →

Israel’s New Land Grab Master Plan

Israel's New Land Grab Master Plan - by Stephen LendmanThe new plan updates older ones, going back to the first, what Israeli historian Ilan Pappe documented in his 2006 book, "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine," on David Ben-Gurion's Plan D (Dalet in Hebrew), his final master plan following Plans A, B and C, what Palestinians... Continue Reading →

Stop the Wall: People v. Oppression

Stop the Wall: People v. Oppression - by Stephen LendmanThis article follows an earlier UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Special Report titled, "The Impact of the Barrier on Health," accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/07/israels-separation-wall-health-hazard.htmlStop the Wall.org (STW) is a "Palestinian movement against the (Separation) Wall and the settlements under Israeli repression," calling... Continue Reading →

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