Israeli Sadists Mock Dying Boy

“Die you son of a whore!” “Faggot!” the Israelis scream at Ahmad Salih Manasra, 14, as he lays gasping for breath after being shot by an Israeli colonist. Charlotte Silver reports he is still alive, in critical condition. His cousin was killed. The killers claim the boy had a knife. We presume him innocent.

The Gaza Strip: “It’s just that dystopian”

Max Blumenthal tells Glenn Greenwald: “And for all I knew about the Israel-Palestine crisis, I was not prepared to come in to such intimate contact with so much human destruction. And to really come to grips with the fact that the Gaza Strip is an open-air prison, and it’s not hyperbolic to say so. We’re […]

Essential Reading for Nakba Day

The Nakba, 65 Years of Dispossession and Apartheid The Real Story of How Israel Was Created by Alison Weir Asking the Hard Questions About Israel by John Feffer The Unmentionable Source of Terrorism by John Pilger By Murray Rothbard: War Guilt in the Middle East Rand on the Middle East The Massacre If you want […]

Israel’s Repression of Nakba Day (May 15)

Tomorrow is Nakba Day, which commemorates the mass dispossession of Palestinians that accompanied the foundation of the State of Israel. Read “The more Israel represses the Nakba, the stronger the memories” by Gideon Levy in Haaretz. Use the printer-friendly or Google cache version to bypass the paywall. “But the truth is that there is no greater proof […]

Back to Black and Back to the Stone Age

You know how sometimes a cop will turn off his dash cam (often “mistakenly,” or it “malfunctions”) right before he brutalizes or executes a victim? That’s what Israel did yesterday, when it knocked out Gaza’s only power plant, killing the power for most of the population. This, besides its economic/humanitarian impacts, will make it much […]

The New York Times Soft-Pedals Israel’s Slaughter of Children, Shifts Blame to Victims

This was what the original The New York Times report of the Israeli military bombing to death four children while they were playing soccer on an otherwise generally empty beach.   They have since made the URL for this article redirect to a different one, that looks like this:   This is also the version NYT went with for […]