Citizen Action Monitor

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 3 of 3

Tariq Ali argues that Israel’s epithetical smear, ’anti-Semitic’, is losing its sting and power to intimidate BDS supporters. No 1811 Posted by fw, October 27, 2016 Just to recap. In Part … Continue reading

October 27, 2016

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 2

Paradoxically, things have never looked better for the Palestinians, says Finkelstein, and he explains why. No 1810 Posted by fw, October 26, 2016 Non-violence as a tactic has real possibilities. One … Continue reading

October 26, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 18

Britain’s “Jews for Justice for Palestinians” publish list of Israeli atrocities against Palestinians. But why the satirical title? No 1670 Posted by fw, May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12, 2016 Dear … Continue reading

May 12, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 11

Planning international conference in locked down Gaza Strip keeps sliver of hope alive. No 1660 Posted by fw, May 3, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this … Continue reading

May 3, 2016

Spanish judge starts legal process for arrest of Netanyahu and other key Israeli officials

Seven found guilty of crimes against humanity for role in 2010 raid on Gaza-bound ship, Mavi Marmara. No 1513 Posted by fw, November 15, 2015 “An investigation was launched after … Continue reading

November 15, 2015

VIDEO shows Israeli thugs using Tasers in violent assault on Freedom Flotilla III ship headed for Gaza

The Israeli “kidnapping” of Marianne of Gothernburg, of Sweden, occurred in international waters No 1383 Posted by fw, June 30, 2015 “At least nine people from the international crew remain … Continue reading

June 30, 2015

In defiance of Harper’s warning, Canadians will be on board Freedom Flotilla III boats heading for Gaza

“When our government sides with the oppressor, the responsibility falls on us to act” No 1337 Posted by fw, May 16, 2015 “Concerned people will continue to sail as long … Continue reading

May 16, 2015

US law professor summarizes Israel’s extensive war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity

Law professor Marjorie Cohn also considers US complicity in aiding, abetting, assisting Israeli crimes No 1120 Posted by fw, August 09, 2014 “There is growing evidence that Israeli leaders and … Continue reading

August 9, 2014

Two experts debunk Israel’s justifications of actions targeting Palestinians

Experts dissect — Israel’s “self-defence” claim, apartheid, war crimes, defiance of international law, US complicity No 1116 Posted by fw, August 06, 2014 “[For the past weeks I’ve been looking … Continue reading

August 6, 2014

The devastating impact of the blockade of Gaza – the numbers tell a tale of Israel’s genocidal savagery

“Years, according to the UN, before Gaza becomes “uninhabitable” — 6” No 1093 Posted by fw, July 10, 2014 “Now we know: In the Jewish state, there is pity and … Continue reading

July 10, 2014

Spain prosecutor seeks ICC investigation of Israeli crimes for 2010 Mavi Marmara attack

But will Western governments thwart efforts to bring Israeli war criminals to justice? No 654 Posted by fw, January 17, 2013 “The prosecutor in the case, Pedro Martínez Torrijos, found … Continue reading

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Legal complaint filed in Turkey against Israel for seizure in international waters of Gaza-bound Estelle

No 597 Posted by fw October 23, 2012 The following news release from the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation was excerpted from an article appearing in today’s The Electronic Intifada. Kudos … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Swedish-based Ship to Gaza is latest attempt by defiant activists to break Israeli siege

“We will keep coming until the siege is lifted totally and permanently” No 544 Posted by fw, August 11, 2012 “Dror Feiler, Swedish-Israeli musician and one of the spokespersons of … Continue reading

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Canadian Boat to Gaza – Looking back. Looking forward.

No 372 Posted by fw, 2011 The following is a slightly modified version of a December 15, 2011 email from the Canadian Boat to Gaza Steering Committee. Looking back On … Continue reading

December 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Gaza-bound Canadian boat, Tahrir, helps restore pride in Canadian identity

No 325 Posted by fw, November 4, 2011 Speaking for myself, after 69 months of authoritarian rule by a morally-challenged, bullying prime minister whose blatant wedge politicking has sapped the … Continue reading

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A Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany writes — I wish to tell you about Gaza

No 313 Posted by fw, October 25, 2011 In a July 2011 post, I wrote an account of my letter of rebuttal in response to a factually-challenged, pro-Israeli letter to the … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera provides North Americans with a Middle East perspective rarely found in our mainstream media

No 278 Posted by fw, September 17, 2011 “As a state not recognized by many countries, including its neighbours, Israel has transformed its existential trauma into a source of political motivation instead of trying … Continue reading

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Gaza blockade and Freedom Flotilla 2: Rebuttal of Windsor Star’s factually-challenged letter to the editor

No 214 Posted by fw, July 6, 2011 Acknowledgment: Thanks to Linda Belanger and Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East for referring me to authoritative resources related to this … Continue reading

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