Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank
- Amira Hass
Professor Noam Chomsky, an American linguist and left-wing activist, was denied entry into Israel and the West Bank on Sunday.
No reason was initially given for the decision, but the Interior Ministry later said immigration officials at the Allenby ...
Amir Makhoul Must Meet with Lawyer
- Association for civil rights in Israel - ACRI
JERUSALEM - May 16, 2010 - The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) sent an appeal to Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein today, demanding that he act urgently to permit the meeting of arrested political figure Amir Makhoul with an attorney. Makhoul ...
Like a plane without a pilot
- Amira Hass
Even if not one more Jewish home is built in the occupied territories (including East Jerusalem), the enormous apparatus of domination continues to operate there with an inner logic of many years’ duration.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unjustifiably ...
Battle for Bastar
- Nachiketa Desai नचिकेता देसाई
Bastar (Chhattisgarh): A fierce battle is raging along the Indrawati river in Central India. On one side of the river are deployed the para military forces of the Indian state. On the other side, in dense forest, are the Maoist guerrillas.
The Indian ...
Buy Palestinian products
- Akiva Eldar עקיבא אלדר
Suppose some Palestinian group managed to set up a new settlement on land abandoned by refugees of the 1967 war in the Jordan Valley. What would your average Israeli patriot have to say about an Israeli contractor who agreed to build it, or about Jewish ...
Introducing the heritage of Omar Khayyam
- Kourosh Ziabari نرنش ضیابری
May 18 is dedicated to the commemoration of Omar Khayyam in the Iranian solar calendar; the calendar which Khayyam has invented himself. To the Western world which has always been enchanted by the magnificence and glory of oriental culture, Omar Khayyam ...
US farmers are bailed out, Indian farmers are left to die
- Devinder Sharma देविंदर शर्मा
Amidst the raging debate on the farm suicide toll in India comes this interesting report about the huge agricultural subsidies being doled out to the US farmers. In India, nearly 200,000 farmers have taken the fatal route to escape the humiliation ...
Wanted: IDF soldier for gravely wounding unarmed Palestinian demonstrator
- Richard Silverstein
This is the type of political action I approve of heartily. It has guts and imagination and takes the battle directly to the other side:
The police request the public’s assistance
The suspect is wanted for investigation of ...
Family Appeals For The Release Of Seriously Wounded Son
- Saed Bannoura
The family of detainee Ahmad Asfour voiced an appeal to human rights and legal groups to intervene and save the life of their son who was seriously wounded during the war on Gaza and was kidnapped at an Israeli crossing after receiving all needed documents ...
From Two States to One
- Ran HaCohen רן הכהן
Last week in Tel Aviv, a judge imposed a $25,000 fine on three tenants who extended their balcony illegally by annexing 23 sq. meters (250 sq. ft.). Well, that’s not really a scoop. Illegal construction is a punishable offense everywhere, even ...