Canada’s plan to make boycotting Israel a ‘hate crime’ is stupid and counterproductive – Comment – Voices – The Independent

the totally pro-Israeli Conservative government of Stephen Harper intends to list the boycotting of Israel as a “hate crime”. This is not only ludicrous, stupid, pointless and racist because it assumes that anyone opposed to Israel’s vicious and iniquitous policies of land-grabbing in the West Bank is an anti-Semite, Source: Canada’s plan to make boycotting […]

Reassessing US aid to Israel – Allan C. Brownfeld | Council for the National Interest

The new Justice minister, Ayelet Sheked, justified the burning alive of a Palestinian teenager by Israeli youths in East Jerusalem…. Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, the new deputy defense minister, declared: “(Palestinians) are beasts, they are not humans” and “A Jew always has a much higher soul than a gentile, even if he is a homosexual.” Source: […]

Letter: Lobby group CJPME is not anti-Israel | Ottawa Citizen

this call comes from more than 170 Palestinian civil society organizations, is a non-violent way of resisting Israel’s systematic human rights violations against Palestinians, and has been endorsed by the African National Congress — the very body that used the same tactic successfully to non-violently resist South Africa’s apartheid policies. Source: Letter: Lobby group CJPME […]

Saudi Arabia Is Hiring 8 New Executioners

The Islamic kingdom is in the top five countries in the world for putting people to death, rights groups say. It ranked number 3 in 2014, after China and Iran, and ahead of Iraq and the United States, according to Amnesty International figures. Source: Saudi Arabia Is Hiring 8 New Executioners