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#IsraeliOccupation #ApartheidIsrael

“Due strade nel distretto di #Ramallah
#AmiraHass.

Come #Israele ruba terra, spazio e tempo metodicamente e impunemente in #Palestina. ⬇1/20

#HumanRights #Palestine #SanctionIsrael #WestBank #Gaza #29giugno

haaretz.com/opinion/2022-0…
"Mentre il governo crolla e i coloni aumentano i loro assalti organizzati ai palestinesi, con l'aiuto dei nostri amati soldati, scrivere di due strade nel distretto di #Ramallah sembra un lusso, persino un atto di suicidio giornalistico: ⬇2
chi se ne frega di queste sciocchezze?
Ma sono proprio le piccole cose e l'abitudine ad esse che mostrano il successo della società ebraico-israeliana nel violare metodicamente il diritto internazionale e impunemente. ⬇3
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"L'Istituto per gli studi sulla sicurezza nazionale di Tel Aviv ha recentemente pubblicato un rapporto allarmante che avverte delle terribili conseguenze per la Striscia di #Gaza a seguito della crisi climatica. Il rapporto, pubblicato anche da Ynet, ⬇2
espone dati allarmanti sulle miserevoli condizioni della popolazione civile palestinese di #Gaza e suggerisce una serie di possibili misure per fermarne il deterioramento.

Il vero punto critico è proprio questo. ⬇3
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Motive behind #UDAIPUR incident:

Radicalised Jihadis r remote controlled by their masters to cause chaos.
~TIMING: PM is in UAE today to discuss #I2U2.
~Place: Udaipur, not a pro-govt state.

Chaos ws created to RE-IGNITE issue which had died few days ago.Far fetched❓❓
2/3 Ideally both the nations would not have discussed this issue but they r being FORCED to. More examples of “timing” INTERNATIONALLY: March 27: Negev Meeting in #Israel, representatives from UAE and other countries are in country when an attack takes place killing 2 policemen.
3/3 Ilhan Omar introduced res in US condemning India for human rights violations, US released a report condemning India on “religious freedom”, UN and others made statements. Still dont believe me? Why did they record VIDEO in Udaipur? To cause SENSATION! Do u get me now?
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A short thread on key arguments in my new book Whatever Happened to Antisemitism? Redefinition and the Myth of the ‘Collective Jew’ which you can buy direct from Pluto Press here /1 plutobooks.com/9780745338774/…
Discussion about #antisemitism is plagued by confusion and bitter argument. In his endorsement of my book @PeterBeinart calls contemporary debate on it ‘both incoherent and appalling . . . a hot mess.’/2
Yet we were told that the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (#IHRA) ‘working definition’ of #antisemitism had brought ‘international gold standard’ clarity to its contemporary meaning; that without IHRA it wasn’t possible to fight antisemitism./3
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Tracking #BA4* and #BA5* #Omicron #Sublineages over time

This tracker includes only sequences with signature mutations👇

Sequence count: 56,087
BA.4*: 17,971
BA.5*: 38,116

Tracker: public.tableau.com/app/profile/ra…
Updated 6/25/2022
Status of #BA4/#BA5 in #Europe - #15DayTrends

BA.5 is surging ahead...
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Well .@TrussLiz you talk about using "food as a weapon" but omit Global Britain's history of Operation Starvation:

Ireland - ‘famine’ of 1845-52 in Ireland engineered by British. Over 1 million Irish starved to death. 1.5 million ethnically cleansed, many left on 'coffin' ships
"During ‘Black 47’, the worst year of the so-called famine, almost 4000 vessels left Ireland carrying food to the ports of Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool and London, to feed English people. If we take butter alone, over 800,000 gallons was exported from Ireland at gunpoint"
"Mass starvation was a regular feature of life in India under British rule. The last ‘famine’ that was inflicted on India was in 1943 when over four million people died in Bengal."
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On Monday, the @UN Security Council will address the implementation of #SCR2334, with @UNSCO_MEPP presenting the biannual implementation report. In the lead-up to the debate, @NRC_Norway briefed most Council Members; here is what I had stressed:
The resolution demanded that #Israel immediately and completely cease all
settlement activities in occupied #Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem,
and that it fully respects all of its legal obligations, including under the Fourth Geneva Convention #IHL.
In blatant disregard of the authoritative guidance of the #UNSC and peremptory norms of international law, consecutive #Israeli governments established 279 settlements, transferring 800K of its nationals to the territory of #Palestine; 1 out of 10 Israelis is now a settler.
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Just in: Attitudes towards US, @NATO improving - +60% of ppl surveyed across 18 countries have "favorable" view of both

79% now see US as a very or somewhat reliable parter, per @pewresearch

85% have unfavorable view of #Russia Image
Context: the @pewresearch surveyed 23,484 adults from Feb 14-May 11

Countries included:
#US, #Canada, #Belgium, #France, #Germany, #Greece, #Italy, the #Netherlands, #Poland, #Spain, #Sweden, #Britain, #Israel, #Australia, #Japan, #Malaysia, #Singapore, #SouthKorea
Per @pewresearch, favorable opinions of the US increased significantly year over year in #SouthKorea, #Sweden, #Australia and declined significantly in #Greece, #Italy, #France
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🔴🧵The repercussions of the impending dissolution of the Knesset continue to reverberate throughout the region.

Here's what you need to know so far about this story 👇
#Israel | #IsraElex22

jpost.com/breaking-news/…
The bill to dissolve the Knesset will go into its initial reading tomorrow, The Jerusalem Post's new Political correspondent @BreuerEliav reports.

#Knesset | #IsraElex22
jpost.com/breaking-news/…
What will happen once elections commence?

The most recent polling predicts that no side will achieve a majority.

#IsraElex22 | #Elections2022

jpost.com/israel-electio…
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🔴🧵 Israel's Knesset is going to be dissolved, and Israel will enter elections.

Here's everything you need to know so far about this dramatic turn of events 👇

#Elections2022 | #IsraElex22
This will be Israel's fifth election in 3 and a half years, and Yair Lapid will become the interim Prime Minister until the process is resolved.

Report by @Gil_Hoffman
#Israel | #IsraElex22
jpost.com/breaking-news/…
Since the announcement of the dissolution of Knesset, opposition politicians have responded with delight and coalition members with dismay.

#Elections | #IsraElex22
jpost.com/israel-electio…
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My country 🇮🇱:
in new full-blown #COVID19 🦠wave
⚠️New cases up 7⃣0⃣0⃣% in past 3 weeks
hospitalizations up 90%; positivity rate: 39%
datadashboard.health.gov.il/COVID-19/gener… #openscience #scicomm #snrtg
🇮🇱 COVID-19🦠:
Just In ⚠️
Our Health Ministry has instructed
Israeli hospitals to re-open shuttered COVID wards.
#CovidIsNotOver
🇮🇱🦠A vote to reinstate
indoor masking 😷mandate
could come as early as tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.
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Klare Haltung gegen #Israel, Relativierung von #Antisemitismus, kaum Distanz zum politischen Islam oder gar zur Muslimbruderschaft — dafür stehen die @NDMedienmacher von Ferda #Ataman, die aus dieser Agenda ein mittelständisches Unternehmen gebaut hat.
#AtamanArchiv Ein Thread
2) In einem langen Interview mit dem @DLF versuchte #Ataman immer wieder, die Definition von #Antisemitismus aufzuweichen und das Phänomen allgemeinem Mobbing oder Diskriminierung unterzuordnen.
Deswegen bräuchten wir auch kein Melderegister für #Antisemitismus #AtamanArchiv
3) Weiter im DLF zu #Israel und #Antisemitismus
Wenn bei einer Demo in Berlin israelische Fahnen verbrannt werden, dann seien das „deutsche Geschichten.“
Denn: „Das passiert ja in Deutschland - nicht von irgendwie einigewanderten Menschen.“
#AtamanArchiv
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. 🦠COVID is not over ❗️
⬆️Big recent increases here in my country 🇮🇱 ; a fresh new wave.
1⃣new cases: gov.il/en/departments… 2⃣hospitalizations: timesofisrael.com/israel-sees-sh… #COVID19 #openscience #rstats #serverless #snrtg #Israel
I was not expecting a new COVID wave until at least Autumn. I was wrong.
🦠SarsCov2 is unpredictable. It does not abide by seasons.
The figure of new cases could be a vast underestimation:
"Israel's Covid czar: Likely up to 20,000 cases
every day in current outbreak"
i24news.tv/en/news/corona… #scicomm #COVID19 #Israel #openscience
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Yadot Ahranot reveals #Israel's direct responsibility for Sabra and Shatila massacre, I personally have witnessed the consequences, that remain unaccountable. It took place 40 years ago, by Lebanese Israel's proxies: the Phalange militia & Saad Haddad's South Lebanon Army.
The massacre of thousands of Palestinian and Lebanese civilians living in the Sabra and Shatila neighbourhoods of southern #Beirut took place after a meeting in which Ariel Sharon gave the orders to his proxies to commit the massacre and come up with a domesticated version.
The killings were perpetrated while #Israel, which had occupied #Lebanon from the southern border through West Beirut, surrounded the unprotected Palestinian camps, protected the killers and invented a story to hide its direct responsibility for the massacre.

Not surprising.
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Incoming rocket alerts, southern #Israel, Ashkelon region.
Sirens sounded in multiple areas.
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#IsraeliOccupation #ApartheidIsrael

Preoccupano le condizioni di salute di #AhmedManasra.
Nelle carceri di #Israel dal 2015, dove è stato sottoposto a #torture, da quando aveva solo 13anni. ⬇1/16

#HumanRights #Palestine #SanctionIsrael #16giugno

pchrgaza.org/en/pchr-is-con…
"Il Centro palestinese per i diritti umani @pchrgaza segue con profonda preoccupazione le condizioni di salute del detenuto #AhmedManasra (21), incarcerato nella prigione di #Eshel a #Beersheba e condannato a 12 anni di carcere, ⬇2
dopo che lunedì sera, 13 giugno 2022, è stato trasferito all'ospedale carcerario di #AlRamla a causa del deterioramento della sua salute e delle sue condizioni mentali.

Secondo le informazioni disponibili presso il PCHR, ⬇3
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LIVE now: U.S. Senate
Update on the Ongoing Federal Response to #COVID19: Current Status and Future Planning
Witnesses:
Rochelle Walensky @CDCDirector
Anthony Fauci @niaid director
Robert Califf @US_FDA commissioner
Dawn O'Connell @HHSGov assist secretary
help.senate.gov/hearings/an-up…
Tough questions from Sen. Burr -- "Tell me what the plan is for ending this epidemic."
Action steps?
As usual, @SenRandPaul is asking #Fauci hostile questions. His issue today is questioning whether there is any evidence that any #COVID19 #vaccines benefit children in any way. "Where is the proof?"
And now he's onto side effect risks...
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It's finally here!
I'm extremely excited to announce that my book "Iranian-Saudi Rivalry since 1979: In the Words of Kings & Clerics" has been published by @BloomsburyBooks @ibtauris.
Let me tell you a little bit about my book & my decade-long journey in this thread🧵1/25
This book is a revision of my DPhil Dissertation at @UniofOxford @StCrossCollege which covered Iranian & Saudi Mutual (mis)Representations 1979-2009 & subsequent work that covered this rivalry up to 2021 as an Academic Visitor at @StAntsCollege @OxfordMEC . 2/25
This publication builds on the work of great experts, scholars & academics including [in alpha. order]
@PaulAarts2
@Adib_Moghaddam
@S_Akbarzadeh
@MadawiDr
@altoraifi
@HAmirahmadi
@abaabood
@wbeeman
#ShahramChubin @carnegienpp
@AnoushEhteshami
#HennerFürtig @GIGA_Institute 3/25
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Thread: 16 June 2022: Day 113 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Every bloody time. This one with the Harpoons is among the worst since the breaking of #Russia's naval blockade is an immediate problem for us all, not just #Ukraine. Really not sure we have the time for this roundabout method.
Let's hope this is right with the HIMARS. Should have been done a while ago, but ...
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[THREAD] 🧵#Lebanon's maritime border negotiations and it's implications :

[Context]
The Mediterranean is filled with giant untapped gas fields which many countries can benefit from to boost their economies (#Egypt, #Palestine("#Israel"), #Greece, #Turkey, #Lebanon).

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[Context]
#Lebanon's maritime borders with Palestine are not drawn yet. There's the Karish gas field that is on the border on disputed territories, which contains hundreds of billions worth of gas.

2/
[#Lebanon and undeclared sanctions] In 2020, Total suddenly stopped it's exploration activities in Lebanon and declared that "there's no commercial quantities available in blocks 4 and 9", and refused to give it's reports to Lebanon.

3/
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Signs of a new
COVID-19 wave🦠
Here in 🇮🇱 Israel
⬆️Quadrupling ➕of new cases in past week
😷Indoor masking mandate could return (source: Haaretz)
gov.il/en/departments… #CovidIsntOver #snrtg #serverless #openscience #COVID19 #rstats #Israel Image
🦠COVID-19 🇮🇱:
⬆️New daily cases had been in the 1,100 to 1,600
range for the past 3 months. Now a very dramatic,
very sudden upturn.
⬆️29.77% positive test rate today.
⬆️ROI at 1.44
Not particularly good signs.
Our 🇮🇱 Health Ministry is already recommending that people begin to mask again indoors.
😷A debate to require indoor masking again will commence in the coming days against the dramatic rise in new cases.
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#IsraeliOccupation #ApartheidIsrael

#Israel cerca di liberarsi da sempre della parola “occupazione”.
Ma malgrado gli artefici semantici la realtà è una sola: occupazione. ⬇1/16

#Palestine #HumanRights #SanctionIsrael #Occupation #14giugno

haaretz.com/opinion/2022-0…
"Il ministro della Giustizia #GideonSaAr era molto appassionato nel suo discorso. “Questa è una legge fondamentale!” gridava dal profondo della sua anima, e naturalmente intendeva la “Legge di Giudea e Samaria” che la Knesset, in un raro momento di illuminazione, ha bocciato. ⬇2
Una “legge fondamentale” diceva, e solo Dio sa cosa intendesse. Esistono leggi fondamentali e leggi non fondamentali? Non è chiaro. Forse Sa'ar sperava che dicendo "fondamentale" e non solo "di base", l'assemblea si sarebbe immediatamente convinta. ⬇3
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From July 13-16, @POTUS will travel to #Israel, #WestBank and #KSA, confirms the @WhiteHouse.
"While in Saudi Arabia, the President will discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues," says @PressSec in a statement.
In the #KSA, @POTUS will meet with the Saudi de facto ruler -- Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Candidate @JoeBiden had vowed to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah" for its human rights abuses.
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The US is quietly encouraging agricultural and shipping companies to buy and carry more Russian fertilizer, which suppliers have been avoiding despite the exemptions for fertilizer in the EU and US sanctions bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @bpolitics
#Russia rose to become #India's second biggest supplier of oil in May, pushing #SaudiArabia into third place but still behind #Iraq which remains No. 1 reuters.com/world/india/ru…
Despite the harshest Sanctions ever on a country, #Russia earned what is very likely a record 93 billion euros in revenue from exports of oil, gas and coal in the first 100 days of the war in #Ukraine nytimes.com/2022/06/13/cli…
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