Citizen Action Monitor

If Gaza ceasefire holds, Netanyahu and Abbas will be big winners and Hamas big losers

So says prominent US Jewish scholar and activist critic of Israel No 1115 Posted by fw, August 05, 2014 “Israel has always opposed the introduction of international forces, but in … Continue reading

August 5, 2014

Paul Dewar, NDP’s foreign affairs “critic”, can’t find the words to criticize Israel’s war on Gaza

So 25 protesters occupied his office today to see if they can help him find those words The group is also calling for people to deluge Dewar’s office with emails … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

US Rabbi Siegman’s bombshell – skewers Israeli propaganda, blames Netanyahu for obstructing peace with Hamas

Netanyahu and his government are intent on turning Palestinians into a “fragmented, marginalized people” No 1111 Posted by fw, July 30, 2014 “But on July 12, as noted in The … Continue reading

July 30, 2014

Israel has three goals: the West Bank occupied, Gaza under siege, peaceful life in Israel, says Israeli journalist

­“Give me one example in which there was a genuine readiness to put an end to the occupation. It was never there.” No 1106 Posted by fw, July 22, 2014 … Continue reading

July 22, 2014

While US stood by, Israel tightened the screws on Hamas in bid to retain full control of Gaza and West Bank

Israel’s drive to retain control left Hamas to seek through violence what was denied to it through peaceful means No 1105 Posted by fw, July 22, 2014 “The current escalation … Continue reading

July 22, 2014

Obama’s “hollow diplomacy” has created “political space” for Israeli massacres in Gaza

Obama authorizes shipments of weapons to Israel, then says he’s heartbroken by images from Gaza No 1104 Posted by fw, July 21, 2014 “This is an absolute failure of U.S. … Continue reading

July 21, 2014

VIDEO: The cruel reality of life in Prison Gaza – written, produced and directed by Israel

No 1099 Posted by fw, July 18, 2014 Life in Gaza explained, by AJ+Labs, July 11, 2014 Gaza has been described as the world’s largest open air prison. Israel’s blockade … Continue reading

July 18, 2014

Exploding Israel’s self-serving myths as “victims” of the aggression of Palestinians in Gaza

Abjectly slavish Western media perpetuate mythical Israeli propaganda No 1097 Posted by fw, July 16, 2014 “You’ve got to be kidding,” says Amira Hass in response to repeated claims by … Continue reading

July 16, 2014

“They’re using civilians to protect their missiles” asserts Netanyahu, without offering a shred of evidence

The only thing “precise” about Israeli bombing is that it’s “precisely bombing children”, says Diane Buttu No 1096 Posted by fw, July 15, 2014 Netanyahu’s puppet, Stephen Harper, after a … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

Israeli violations of ceasefire agreement continue with impunity

Gazan fishermen and farmers attacked, threatened, intimidated by Israeli military No 629 Posted by fw, December 8, 2012 “Please join us in sending a message to President Obama and Secretary … Continue reading

December 7, 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

Call for urgent military embargo on Israel from 52 international figures

List of Signatories includes Stéphane Hessel, Holocaust survivor and co-drafter of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights No 623 Posted by fw, November 28, 2012 “Israel’s attempt to justify … Continue reading

November 28, 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

Israel’s racist Zionist regime will end “sooner than most people think” says son of Israeli 1967 war hero

No 459 Posted by fw, April 17, 2012 “It seems surprising that Israeli soldiers, young men and women, who were raised in what is seemingly a democratic society, are willing … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

October 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bearing witness to Israel’s latest lawless atrocities against Palestinians

No 225 Posted by fw, July 19, 2011 “In Israel and Occupied Palestine, only Jews have rights. Arabs are denied them for being Muslims in a Jewish state, even on … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

July 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Journalists grill US State Dept spokesperson about Gaza Flotilla

No 206 Posted by fw, June 26, 2011 At a U.S. State Department briefing on Friday, June 24, Matt Lee of Associated Press sparked a round of questioning by asking why the … Continue reading

June 26, 2011 · Leave a comment