Israel issues multiple demolition orders to Bedouins near Jerusalem

 Israel’s Civil Administration on Thursday delivered dozens of eviction and stop-work orders to Palestinian Bedouins east of Jerusalem, a lawyer told Ma’an. Bassab Bahar, who chairs an East Jerusalem committee to protect Palestinian land, said Civil Administration officers accompanied by Israel’s military raided the Abu al-Nawwar dwellings, which house members of the al-Jahalin Bedouin community.

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Wendy Sherman, Chief US negotiator in the Iran talks, is actually working for Israel

Of course, she deserves a trial before being sentenced to prison for spying and sabotage, but in the meantime let’s stop her working against the US while occupying a critical US post.  And she’s not the only one.  Read the James Petras article in Dissident Voice. “The failure of the Obama regime to go after its…

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WSF WORKSHOP: Block Israeli Ships

WHEN:       8:30am Friday, 27 March, 2015
 WHERE:     Mini Amphi F, University of Tunis al-Manar
 CONTACT: +216 2157 6755, +1 510 232 2500, info@freepalestinemovement.org World Social Forum • Forum Social Mondial • المنتدى الاجتماعي العالمي  • Forum Social Mundial WORKSHOP • ATELIER • ورشة العمل • TALLER http://registration.fsm2015.org/view_activity/1094   Block Israeli Ships Bloquons les navires israéliens دعونا منع السفن الإسرائيلية Bloqueemos los…

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WE WON!!!

What did you do???  Less than three hours after we sent out yesterday’s announcement, we got word from Bank of the West Chief Counsel Quinn Osborne that he had retrieved the money from Bank of New York Mellon.  They weren’t able to get it to us by the end of the day, but told us…

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The kindness of banks

With apologies to Barb Weir, the title is obviously tongue in cheek.  And doubly ironic after yesterday’s developments. Yesterday we thought we might have a breakthrough when we finally received a statement from Bank of the West Chief Counsel, Quinn Osborne, that Bank of New York Mellon was in fact refusing to return our funds…

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The latest on bank confiscation of funds for Palestinians whose homes were destroyed in Gaza

Your calls and emails have caused Bank of NY Mellon and Bank of the West to twice postpone their deadlines for threatened actions. As you know, the Free Palestine Movement is a human rights advocacy organization and its sister, the Palestine Children’s Welfare Fund is a humanitarian aid organization.  Is it likely that we will…

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Bus Ads Highlight U.S. Taxpayer Funding of Israel’s War Crimes

Advertisements calling attention to Israel’s brutal 51-day military assault on Gaza last summer, as well as its continuing illegal occupation and confiscation of Palestinian land, went on display on San Francisco municipal buses Feb. 2. Israel’s military assault on Gaza from July 7 to August 16, 2014 killed 2,131 Palestinians, including 1,473 civilians—501 of them…

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US Banks are refusing to release the funds you sent for freezing Palestinians in Gaza

It’s true.  You sent us nearly $5000 and now the banks are refusing to release the funds.  We tried to send the first $3720 of that amount from our account at Bank of the West to the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief in Lebanon. For this transaction, Bank of the West used the international banking…

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