When U.S. drones kill civilians, Yemen’s government tries to conceal it

By Sudarsan Raghavan   the incident offers a window into the Yemeni government’s efforts to conceal Washington’s mistakes and the unintended consequences of civilian deaths in American air assaults. In this case, the deaths have bolstered the popularity of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula,

MINISTER JASON KENNEY REAFFIRMS CANADA’S SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL IN VANCOUVER

   Honourable Jason Kenney: Ladies and gentlemen, it is a great pleasure to
be joining you remotely from our nation’s capital, to join with you
in this rally for Israel. The Prime Minister asked me to bring his
special message of greetings to all of you gathered together through the
good work of the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, the Centre for
Israel and Jewish Affairs, and the International Christian Embassy
Jerusalem, Canada. Friends and fellow Canadians from different faiths,
cultural communities, and all walks of life, thank you for gathering
together tonight in Vancouver in solidarity with the democratic Jewish
state of Israel at a time of great need.

When Propaganda Masquarades as News

Prof. James F. Tracy          Decades of occupation and apartheid have shaped the current scenario; Israel has dehumanized an entire people by seizing their land and forcing them into prison-like ghettoes. Adherents to political Zionism have shown contempt for a genuine political solution to the Palestinian conflict, and the Netanyahu administration is poised to crush all […]

As Gaza is savaged again, understanding the BBC’s historical role is vital

   John Pilger       This is notably true in the Middle East where the Israeli state has successfully intimidated the BBC into presenting the theft of Palestinian land and the caging, torturing and killing of its people as an intractable “conflict” between equals. Standing in the rubble from an Israeli attack, one BBC journalist went further […]