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JUST in : #Trump administration announces end to financial aid for #UNRWA - #Palestinians
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#Trump Administration Implements #MEF Plan to Sideline #UNRWA
meforum.org/articles/2018/…
The U.S. #taxpayer contributed $364 million in 2017, about one-third of the total #UNRWA budget, almost triple the #EU contribution and by far the most from any single UNRWA donor.
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‼️STOP THE LIES - "Palestinians must come to the table for talks"
Reminder👇😡👉 Mar 16, 2015
#Netanyahu Says NO Palestinian State While He's In Charge!
He also plans to continue building #WestBank settlements in #Palestine.
#BoycottIsrael #BDS #Occupation #ICC4Israel #Gaza
#Israel-i voters endorse #Netanyahu's policies
March, 2015 Bibi said he wouldn't allow the creation of a Palestinian state.
He explicitly stated that the reason creation of settlements is to block #Palestinians access to #Jerusalem & the establishment of a continuous state
#BDS
What #Palestinians Think Of #Netanyahu's 'No #Palestine' Statement👇
Benjamin Netanyahu made a promise to never allow a Palestinian state if he was elected. That played well with a significant portion of #Israel-is – but what do Palestinians think about his bold statement?
#BDS
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#Christians and #Muslims in #Jerusalem describe life under Israeli occupation
Mar 3, 2018
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre closed its doors in protest of #Israel's new tax laws, learn from Christians in the Old City of Jerusalem the realities of living in a Jewish state. #BDS
2012 - #Israel's Persecution of #Christians in the #HolyLand. - CBS News
#Palestine is documented in this very special 60 Minutes episode.
WATCH how Israel's Ambassador #MichaelOren is confronted by Bob Simon, why he tried interfere to stop this episode
#Jerusalem: Jewish settler hate crime in #Israel increasingly targets #Christians
May 27, 2014
The Old City is divided into four quarters: Muslim, Christian, Armenian Orthodox and Jewish. It's believed here #Jesus was #crucified,
#BoycottIsrael #BDS #Palestine
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From the beginning, Zionists advocated a "Jewish State" not just in #Palestine, but also in #Jordan, southern #Lebanon, and the #GolanHeights as well.
As it will be proved from the quotes below:
#ICC4Israel #EthnicCleaning #Occupation #BDS #Gaza
Source:palestineremembered.com/Acre/Famous-Zi…👈
#Palestinians are not indigenous to #Palestine👈This propaganda has no other purpose than 2 further dehumanize Palestinians & justify #Israel’s ongoing ethnic cleansing & murder
In #BenGurion own words👇😡you'll see how that outrageous claim is far removed from historical reality
“We must expel the Arabs and take their places…”~#DavidBenGurion
Born in 1886 as David Green (Gruen) in Plonsk, #Poland. He is considered one of the three founding figures of Zionism beside #ChaimWeizmann & #Herzl.
#ICC4Israel #BDS #Palestine #Gaza
palestineremembered.com/Acre/Famous-Zi…👈
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Miracle in Judeosta
Some people believe in miracles & think world's condemnations & denunciations will save #Palestinian village of Khan Al-Ahmar & its ecological school from jaws of #Israel’s bulldozers-Can such a miracle happen in Judeostan in #WestBank?
haaretz.com/opinion/.premi…
The #EU’s reliance on “peace” & “two states” is evidence of negligence, flaccidity or self-deception. Neither “peace” (with the #Palestinians) nor “two states” are in the #Israeli dictionary currently in use. It’s doubtful that they were ever in it
The official proud #Israeli dictionary is made up of definitions that #Europe invented in 15th century & later refined to suit the developing variations of settler colonialism, which expels & murders native populations by the new incoming colonial settlers
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Q: How can #American #Jews endorse the strangulation of 2 million human beings in #Gaza?
A: Because #Jewish leaders, in both #Israel & #US, encase Israel’s actions in a fog of euphemism & lies
israelpalestinenews.org/peter-beinart-…
#American #Jewish community doesn’t only conceal truth about #Gaza from itself-It lobbies US politicians to do it
The anesthetizing fiction: Yes-#Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005
Israel still controls Gaza in the way a guard controls a prison in which he never actually sets foot
First, #Israel declares parts of #Gaza off-limits to #Gazans. Israel has established —Access Restricted Zone—According to #UN: this restricted area comprise as much as 1/3 of Gaza’s best arable land. People who enter these zones can—& over the years have been—shot
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IN 2015, Frank Lowenstein paged through a govt briefing book & noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was #Obama Administration’s special envoy on #Israeli-#Palestinian negotiations, a position that exposed him to hundreds of maps of WB.

newyorker.com/news/news-desk…
This is How #Israel Foiled the 2-State Solution:
New map of the occupied #Palestinian #WestBank in the briefing book was different-It showed large swaths of territory that were off limits to #Palestinian development & filled in space between #Jewish settlements & #Jewish outposts
#Palestinian populations were cut off from 1 another & virtually no way to squeeze a viable Palestinian state into remaining areas. When #Jewish settlements, illegal outposts & areas off limits to Palestinians were consolidated, they covered 60% of the occupied #WestBank
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'You never told me': Confronting #American #Jewish myths about #Israel
A group of young American #Jews are challenging the the institutionalized myths they were taught about the Jewish state in classrooms, youth group trips & summer camps.
972mag.com/you-never-told… via @972mag
#US anti-occupation movement @IfNotNowOrg released its “Liberation Syllabus”. Crowd-sourced from teachers, students, journalists & rabbis, syllabus offers a collection of resources—so #Jewish institutions can integrate into curricula to offer balanced lessons about the occupation
Syllabus is part of @IfNotNowOrg’s “You Never Told Me” campaign, in which alumni of #Jewish summer camps, day schools & youth groups are calling on their institutions to change their #Israel education to include honest understandings of the occupation & #Palestinian narratives.
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Why is it that #Israel, #US & #UK Govts don’t find the massacre of defenseless civilians, concentrated in a densely populated strip of land,by a hi-tech air force simply unacceptable?
#Gaza Strip (139 sq. mi) Population 1.8 Million
#LasVegas City (135.8 sq. mi) Population 623,747
Hamas rockets have killed 31 ppl since they started launching rockets in 2001.#Israel had already been bombing BEFORE ANY #Rocket was EVER fired into Israel:
From Sep to Dec 2000
*The Largest Single Cause of these Children's Deaths was Gunfire to the Head rememberthesechildren.org/remember2000.h…
Data from #BTselem – The Israeli Information Center for #HumanRights in the Occupied #Palestinian Territories works to end #Israel’s #occupation.
Fatalities since Israeli Operation Cast Lead
Data by the date of event,
19 January 2009 - 31 March 2018
btselem.org/statistics/fat… #BDS
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The #UnitedNations still has an unfulfilled promised to🇵🇸#Palestine, a commitment that was adopted 70 years ago at the General Assembly & has not materialized yet: the creation of its free & sovereign State.-🇧🇴#Bolivia's Amb. to the #UN, @SachaLlorenti
"70 yrs ago the #UN made 2 promises to the world
1st was to create a free & sovereign state of #Israel,the promise was fulfilled
2nd promise was to create a free independent & sovereign state of #Palestine
We're talking of more than 70yrs of an unfulfilled promise"#Bolivia UN Amb
"One of the parties has built checkpoints in occupied #Palestinian Territories,
an annexation wall along the #WestBank, illegal settlements,responsible for preventing the return of more than👉#6MILLION👈Palestinian refugees to their homes,..."@SachaLlorenti,#Bolivia's Amb. to #UN
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A letter from #Gaza to @JustinTrudeau
Dear Prime Minister,
We hope this letter finds you and the #Canadian people well.
Dear Mr Prime Minister, why do you support #Israel's brutal assault on Gaza?

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Mr President @JustinTrudeau
We have witnessed your commitment to freedom & diversity. We have also followed with enthusiasm your activities, especially those that reflect your humanity, openness, support for civil rights & struggle against racism
We have seen you engage with different communities-#Arabs, #Hindus, #Jews, #Muslims & others-during their holidays. We have also deeply appreciated #Canada's generous support for the #Palestinian people & #Palestinian refugees, through the #UN Relief & Works Agency @UNRWA
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Is #Israel an '#Apartheid' state? This #UN report says yes
If being an apartheid state means committing inhumane acts, systematic oppression & domination by one racial group over another, then Israel is guilty, a UN panel has determined in a new report
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#Apartheid is a term once associated with #SouthAfrica's white-rule system, but now represents a broad term for crimes against humanity under international law & the Rome Statute that set up International Criminal Court @ICC, said the report in its executive summary on Wednesday
#Israelis who find the term #Apartheid inaccurate & inflammatory when applied to their conflict with the #Palestinians, immediately slammed the report-A government spokesman even compared it to #Nazi tabloid Der Sturmer which promoted Nazi propaganda & was virulently #Antisemitic
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When #McKinney, #Texas police officer David Eric Casebolt brutally took down a teenage girl at a party in June, he used a form of martial arts "Krav Maga" in which he trained exclusively. These combat techniques were developed by #Israel Forces

thefreethoughtproject.com/u-s-police-rou…
This is a tiny reflection of a larger reality existing in #US law enforcement explaining brutality & militarization characterizing its police force. US cops traveled to learn from 1 of the world's most repressive & dangerous State forces—#Israeli military & intelligence apparatus
#American media political commentator John Miranda recently stated that #US police brutality is directly linked to the training some officers receive in #Israel.
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1/21 From the very beginning #Israel planned to usurp #Palestine
#OsloPeace didn't manage to dismantle a single Settlement,to the contrary, #Israel started taking more #Palestinian Land
During the 7 yrs following #Oslo,the Settler Population within the #WestBank increased by 90%
2/21 Following Intl pressure to stop Settlements #Israel began new tactics,under the pretext of natural growth,they expanded & fattened,the existing settlements & connected them to each other & to Israel
Slicing the land blocking any possibility of a contiguous #Palestinian State
3/21 #Israeli Settlements along with their Road Network & Security Zones, occupy about 42% of Palestinian Land.
Roads btw Settlements can only be traveled by Settlers,the basic Human Right of Freedom of Movement within ones Home Country has been taken away from the #Palestinians
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"a wall of silence"
Support by the Board of Deputies for #Israeli right wing government opens it up to a charge of double standards. It needs to ask itself how much in common the #Jewish people it represents have with #Netanyahu’s government in #Israel
middleeasteye.net/columns/how-wa…
"a wall of silence": I believe this refusal to engage in argument represents a very serious failure of leadership. Organisations like the LFI, CFI & Board of Deputies & senior politicians like Chukka Umunna cannot avoid debate about the future of #Israel, the West Bank & #Gaza.
"a wall of silence" Does the Board of Deputies really believe that #Israeli forces should have total impunity to maim and kill #Palestinians? Don’t they believe that Israel is in any way subject to the rule of law?
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Thread: One should ask, "Why are Palestinians protesting?" before cheering for their death in Gaza.

Most Americans don't understand how every day life of an average Palestinian is constantly and violently disrupted by Israel

I will try to give about 10 examples
Palestinians are forced to live in two areas -- West Bank & Gaza. It's almost impossible to go from one to another. Israelis control the borders

Gaza is the largest open prison in the world. It's surrounded by giant fence/wall
Life in #WestBank is miserable because the Israeli police are right there.

Every day, Palestinian children and adults have to go through all kinds of checkpoints and searches and harassment

They are literally under a military occupation

#Israel #apartheid #IDF
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#Israel will never recognize #Palestine,illegal segregated settlements in the #WestBank keep growing & #Gaza is a #ConcentrationCamp.
THE 2-STATE SOLUTION FACADE ENABLES #ISRAEL TO CLAIM THEY'RE A DEMOCRACY,allowing settlers in the occupied territories to vote & #Palestinians not
#Netanyahu:"I Deceived the #US to Destroy Oslo Accords"
#Israel never wanted peace,they already occupy #Palestine, only maintain the 2-state solution topic alive so they don't have to let Palestinians vote while claiming to be a Democracy.
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#Israel Incapable of Telling Truth About #Water It Steals From #Palestinians.
Water is the only issue in which Israel (still) finds it difficult to defend its Discriminatory, Oppressive & Destructive Policy with Pretexts of Security & God. #ApartheidIsrael haaretz.com/opinion/.premi…
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