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Israel’s anti-athan bill allows police to storm mosques

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Israeli police allege Netanyahu spokesman tried to bribe judge

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Nir Hefetz attempted to bribe a judge who was involved in a case against Netanyahu’s wife, police say

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Asylum seekers begin hunger strike to protest deportation deadline

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Hundreds in Israel’s ‘Holot’ detention facility start a hunger strike after seven asylum seekers are sent to prison for refusing to leave Israel for Rwanda. By Yael Marom Israeli authorities sent seven Eritrean asylum seekers to prison on Tuesday, after they refused to be sent to Rwanda as part of a “voluntary” deportation program. Israel is giving Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers an impossible choice: leave for a third country where they are not guaranteed any legal status, or be imprisoned in Israel — indefinitely. [tmwinpost] Some 700 asylum seekers currently detained in Holot have begun a hunger strike in…

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UN expert alarmed at Israeli Supreme Court’s “license to torture” ruling – PNN

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PNN/ Geneva/ The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, expressed his utmost concern after a

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Lebanese journalist: 100 years after the Balfour Declaration, the Arabs have failed where Israel has excelled | JNS.org

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Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu noted that Israel’s supremacy in the areas of science, economy, society and politics is the source of its strength, as well as the source of Arab failure in confronting it.

Source: Lebanese journalist: 100 years after the Balfour Declaration, the Arabs have failed where Israel has excelled | JNS.org

Finkelstein on Gaza: Who or What Has a Right to Exist? 

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Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom (Verso, 2018),  is an extraordinary book.   It is also a difficult book to read.   In his preface, Norman Finkelstein w

Source: Finkelstein on Gaza: Who or What Has a Right to Exist?