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‘Zionism Is Our Enemy’: Venezuela Supports Palestine Resistance

March 17, 2017

Caracas, Photo: Bill Hackwell

“The struggle of the Palestinian people is now more than ever an example for all humanity,” said Venezuelan government official Leonardo Molina. (more…)

UN Official Resigns after Pressure to Withdraw Israel Apartheid Report

By Ali Abunimah on March 17, 2017

Rima Khalaf

A senior United Nations official has resigned, following pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw the landmark report published earlier this week finding Israel guilty of apartheid. (more…)

Activist and Writer Basil al-Araj Assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces

March 6, 2017

In a pre-dawn raid attacking a home in el-Bireh, Basil al-Araj, 31, Palestinian youth activist and writer pursued by Israel for nearly a year, was assassinated by invading Israeli occupation forces this morning. (more…)

Gaza Report: “Not About Justice for Israel’s Victims”

By Jonathan Cook on March 3, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The Israeli leadership shows no signs of heeding the lessons of an official report into the 2014 Gaza war that led to massive destruction and loss of life in the tiny coastal enclave, Palestinians warned this week. (more…)

Forget Oscar: Give The White Helmets the Leni Riefenstahl Award for Best War Propaganda Film

By Patrick Henningsen on March 2, 2017

A White Helmet staged rescue

Helene Bertha Amalie ”Leni” Riefenstahl was a German film director and propagandist for the Nazis. In the 1930s, she directed Triumph des Willens (“Triumph of the Will”) and Olympia, resulting in worldwide attention and acclaim. (more…)

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