Citizen Action Monitor

Israel declares six Palestinian human rights groups as “terrorist”, absent any supporting evidence

Israel has a long track record of suppressing groups that seek to expose its human rights abuses — No 2790 by fw, October 25, 2021— “On Friday [October 22], Israel’s … Continue reading

October 26, 2021

Controversial documentary gives a voice to seldom heard people in Palestine and Israel

John Pilger’s film Palestine is Still the Issue tries to discover why peace is so elusive. No 1630 Posted by fw, March 30, 2016 “In 1977, the award-winning journalist and filmmaker, … Continue reading

March 30, 2016

Supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration, isolation, and possibly, ultimate destruction

So says Noam Chomsky who puts Israel’s “hideous atrocity” in Gaza in historical context No 1118 Posted by fw, August 07, 2014 Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist, author, … Continue reading

August 7, 2014

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists — Pt 2 of 2

Revelations from an analysis of reporting style of Star’s Associated Press story confirms its pro-Israeli bias No 942 Posted by fw, December 29, 2013 A Windsor Star story, Spate of … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists – Pt 1 of 2

Star’s latest story portrays Palestinians as “violent”, as “terrorists”, and Israelis as “responding” to violence No 941 Posted by fw, December 28, 2013 The Israeli rationale goes something like this:  The … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Palestinian prisoner drama on New York stage reflects shift in US understanding of conflict

Nearly 8 years ago, under pressure, “My Name is Rachel Corrie” was cancelled No 876 Posted by fw, October 10, 2013 “Watching a South African play performed by Palestinian actors … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Response to an activist thinking of closing her pro-Palestinian/anti-Zionist website, “My Catbird Seat”

Cook’s response is a plea “to all who would spend their lives devoted to the rights that give all meaning” No 735 Posted by fw, May 03, 2013 “I am … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

It took a Bloc Quebecois MP to speak out about Israeli colonization of Palestinian territory in House debate

In response, Harper MP claims “Canadians can be proud of our government’s principled policy.” NOT! Many Canadians are deeply ashamed of Harper’s blatant pro-Israeli policy. No 707 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

US diplomats have been shilling for Israel for decades –“Brokers of Deceit”, scholar calls them

And now Obama claims to support Palestinian state while seeking to convince international diplomats to reject one No 701 Posted by fw, March 20, 2013 “It [US policy] was never … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment Treasure trove of Middle East news from a progressive Jewish perspective

This is a go-to site for those seeking a fair and balanced Middle East perspective No 696 Posted by fw, March 16, 2013 About Mondoweiss (2006-present) Mondoweiss (2006—present) is co-edited … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

CBC’s Evan Solomon no match for Palestinian spokesperson in televised interview

Solomon’s scripted attempts to control the interview were embarrassing to watch No 690 Posted by fw, March 11, 2013 On March 7, on the CBC’s Power Politics program, host Evan … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

TV Ontario shelves powerful drama about 1940’s British Mandate of Palestine and its present-day aftermath

Following 2 cancellations in 2012, TVO again reneges on “likely” February 2013 airing No 682 Posted by fw, February 21, 2013 Background In the spring of 2012, The Promise, an … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

What will it take to pressure Israel to end Palestinian apartheid and unviable living conditions?

Israeli citizen and pro-Palestinian activist, Jeff Halper, answers the question with his take on Israeli election results No 665 Posted by fw, January 27, 2013 “As the election demonstrates, Israelis … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elections confirm that Israeli “is concerned solely with the interests of the chosen people”

There is “not a single Jewish party that has empathy towards Palestinians in its political agenda” No 663 Posted by fw, January 24, 2013 “In Israel there are no hawks … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters’ passionate defence of Palestinian people in his UN address

“I am looking only to shed some light on the predicament of a beleaguered people.” No 640 Posted by fw, December 22, 2012 Among many topics touched on in his … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Roadmap to Apartheid” — New documentary film compares apartheid/bantustan South Africa and Israeli-Palestinian situation

“When I traveled through the West Bank, I was looking at bantustans—totally unviable, impossible states. In many respects, it struck me as being significantly worse than apartheid.” —Allister Sparks No 639 … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Genocidal Israelis now quite willing to see Palestinians put out of the way, says US historian

Wherever the Israelis and their Zionist cohorts are leading us, it is not into the light, it is to someplace very, very dark. No 626 Posted by fw, December 3, … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are Canadian MPs afraid to speak candidly and factually about Israeli culpability in the Gaza conflict?

Harper MPs toe the pro-Israeli line while other party MPs confine themselves to platitudes No 622 Posted by fw, November 26, 2012 “Conservatives tacitly egged Israel on in its disproportionate … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

While Israel has right to defend itself, Palestinians, it seems, only “have the right to die under Israeli rockets”

But dramatic changes in Middle East politics have reduced US influence and isolated Israel more than ever No 618 Posted by fw, November 20, 2012 “If there is not an … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment