For Palestinians even Christmas is under threat- A Christmas message from Badayl-Alternatives- December 2012

Edition 2: No. 57    For Palestinians even Christmas is under threat- A Christmas message from Badayl-Alternatives- December 2012 The world at large will celebrate the birth of the Christ Child (the Bethlehem event in this season, as it often referred to) with jubilation and festivities. Palestinians, on the other hand, will also celebrate the…

Obama in Bush clothing- He preaches peace, practices war

Obama in Bush clothing- He preaches peace, practices war In an article titled “Obama administration pushes ahead with drone killings” (http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/nov2012/dron-n26.shtml), Patrick Martin, a Canadian journalist who is the Jerusalem-based Middle East bureau chief for The Globe and Mail, a national newspaper, reports that “the Obama administration is pushing ahead with plans to establish a…

Fighting in his Deathbed*

      Fighting in his Deathbed*   We have news of Samer Issawi, a Palestinian activist on a hunger strike is hospital, protesting against his detention by the Israeli authorities which illegally occupy the Palestinian Territories.  His story is no different than many others coming out of occupied Palestine.  Just a little bit different: For…

Israeli policies of dispossession – Reminiscent of South African apartheid*

 Edition 2: No. 47 Israeli policies of dispossession – Reminiscent of South African apartheid* By Heidi-Jane Esakov The apartheid analogy has often been used when describing the conditions of Palestinian’s living under Israeli occupation. Heidi-Jane Esakov draws these stark parralels by comparing the Israeli demolition of the Bedouin village in Israel’s Negev region to the…

A malignancy called Jewish settlers

   Edition 2: No. 46 A malignancy called Jewish settlers By Khalid Amayreh, 15 Oct 2012 Article by Khalid Amayreh | © Sabbah Report: http://sabbah.biz/mt/?p=14438   “Don’t adjust your mind; there is a fault in reality” Comment The issue of Jewish settlers is fast emerging as the most irreconcilable factors in the Israel-Palestine equation. The power…