Trump and Netanyahu Unveil Plan for Annexation of Israeli Settlements

Photo: US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announce new plan for the domination of Palestinian people By Sherman Cox On January 28, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump unveiled the “Peace to Prosperity” plan with the intent of further undermining Palestinian resistance and furthering Israeli encroachment on Palestinian territory in the West Bank. This plan was announced … Continue reading Trump and Netanyahu Unveil Plan for Annexation of Israeli Settlements

International Criminal Court Threatens Investigation into Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

Photo: Gaza Strip after Israeli assault in 2014 By Sherman Cox and Mike Talavera Last week, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda signaled her intention to investigate war crimes committed in Palestine during Israel’s 51-day assault on Gaza in 2014, also known as Operation Protective Edge. This decision, which has been stalled for five years in preliminary investigations, is itself only half-baked, with … Continue reading International Criminal Court Threatens Investigation into Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

PALESTINE: Israel Launches Airstrikes Against Gaza

Photo: Israeli airstrike in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza, last week By Felipe Vera Last weekend, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released a statement claiming to have launched several airstrikes in Gaza against Hamas (The Islamic Resistance Movement). These airstrikes coincide with large protests in Palestine against US imperialism and Israeli occupation, including one last Friday where a Palestinian teenager was shot and killed. An IDF soldier … Continue reading PALESTINE: Israel Launches Airstrikes Against Gaza

ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, currently being indicted on corruption charges By Jennifer Kelly Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust on Thursday, the first in the history of Israel to face indictment while in office. The charges include offering government favors and regulatory benefits to media companies in exchange for gifts and positive media … Continue reading ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges

PALESTINE: Israeli Police Clash with Worshipers During Eid al-Adha

Photo: Palestinians clash with Israeli police at al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem. By Jakob Stein On Sunday, the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, Israeli security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas at Palestinian worshipers at the al-Aqsa mosque. Thousands of Palestinians had gathered at the al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem for the religious celebration, when reports broke that … Continue reading PALESTINE: Israeli Police Clash with Worshipers During Eid al-Adha

Ethiopian Jews Riot Against Police Killing of Unarmed Teen

By Jennifer Kelly The settler-colonial state of Israel has been wracked by protests and riots following the police murder of a teenage Ethiopian Jew named Solomon Tekah. On Sunday June 30, he was killed after supposedly throwing stones at the officer who attempted to break up a fight between him and another teen – an account which witnesses dispute. This kind of state violence is … Continue reading Ethiopian Jews Riot Against Police Killing of Unarmed Teen

AUSTIN: Palestine Solidarity Committee Struggles Against Israeli Propaganda On Campus

By Jules Parmer University of Texas-Austin organization Palestine Solidarity Committee kicked off its annual Israeli Apartheid Week at the University of Texas this past Tuesday as part of a struggle to educate students on the oppression faced by the Palestinian people and to confront the annual Israeli Block Party. The block party, set up by the Zionist group Texas Hillel, celebrates the Israeli identity, and in … Continue reading AUSTIN: Palestine Solidarity Committee Struggles Against Israeli Propaganda On Campus