Israel

Trump's Middle East 'Peace Plan' Is a Step Towards Institutionalising Apartheid

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War & Pacification
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The ‘deal of the century’ demands that Palestinians officially accept that Israel has no responsibility for its inaugural act of ethnic cleansing and all brutalities on Palestinians since.
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Photo credit The White House from Washington, DC [Public domain]... Read more

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It remains our obligation to respond

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War & Pacification
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Phyllis Bennis' contemporary analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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In the media
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A Palestinian throws a rock in response to Israel's intervention during a protest, organized to mark 70th anniversary of Nakba, and against United States' plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. / Photo credit Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images... Read more

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Jeff Halper pesenteert zijn nieuwste boek "War against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification"

In War against the People laat Jeff Halper zien hoe de wereldmachten, waaronder Israël, vandaag de dag hun oorlogen uitvechten. Een gesublimeerde oorlog door controle en verdoezelde terreur uitgevoerd door middel van nieuwe, high-tech militaire middelen. Middelen die vaak door Israël ontworpen zijn en uitgetest op de Palestijnse bevolking. Israël globaliseert nu die ervaringen.

Waar westerse overheden hun greep op het gebruik van private informatie versterken en individuele vrijheden beperken, komt War against the People als noodzakelijke waarschuwing dat fundamentele mensenrechten in het geding raken en dat niemand daaraan voorbij zou mogen gaan. Jeff Halper toont overtuigend aan hoe zeer de Israelische wapens en onderdrukkingstaktieken overal gebruikt kunnen worden door de elites.

 

Toegang € 5,=, studenten gratis.

Organisatie TNI, docP, Gate48 en FFIPP.

Moderator Erella Grassiani. Voertaal Engels.

Zie ook https://www.facebook.com/events/500215286806725/ www.docp.nl en www.gate48.org

CREA is bereikbaar met tramlijn 10 (halte Korte ’s Gravensandestraat), tramlijn 7 en metro (beide halte Weesperplein).

 

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Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Type: 
Event
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20:00
Location: 
Crea, Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, Amsterdam
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Moderne oorlogsvoering heeft nieuwe vormen aangenomen. Grote internationale slagvelden lijken een zaak van het verleden. Maar hoe houden de belangrijkste wereldmachten dan nu hun greep op de mensen?

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War & Pacification
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The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War in the U.S.

Film Screening

From PR offensives designed to manage perceptions of the occupation in the 1980s, to government-run social media campaigns today, this film provides an analysis of Israel's ongoing efforts to win the hearts and minds of the American people. Narrated by: Roger Walters.

Afterwards, we will have the opportunities to ask questions during the Q&A with the maker of the film: Sut Jhally.

Professor Sut Jhally is the founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation, an internationally renowned producer of innovative educational video materials. He has also written widely in the areas of media studies, cultural studies and the political economy of communication. He is the author of 6 books, the most recent of which is The Spectacle of Accumulation: Essays in Media, Culture and Politics. Professor Jhally is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate in 2015 from Simon Fraser University._

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Date: 
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Type: 
Event
Time: 
17:00
Location: 
Lab111, Arie Biemondstraat 111, Amsterdam
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While recent polls have shown global public opinion turning sharply against Israeli policy, public support for Israel in the U.S. has held firm, "The Occupation of the American Mind" looks at the information wars Israel and its supporters have been waging in the U.S. for decades.

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The Jim Crow Holy Land

Topic: 
Middle East Conflict
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Article
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The last days of the campaign sounded an awful lot like the Jim Crow South, when African Americans had officially won the right to vote but still faced massive discrimination.... Read more

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Palestinian statehood: a lost cause?

Topic: 
Middle East Conflict
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Programmes: 
War & Pacification
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Multi-media
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Presenter: David Foster. Guests: Phyllis Bennis - a UN adviser on the Middle East and author of the book 'Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer'. Daniel Levy - Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Nadim Shehadi – an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and Middle East specialist.

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Pope Francis in Palestine

Topic: 
Middle East Conflict
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Programmes: 
War & Pacification
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Article
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The pope’s visit was carefully orchestrated—shaped not only by security concerns but by his insistence on avoiding Israeli checkpoints. American and other official visitors often work diligently to avoid having to see—or be photographed seeing—the hundreds of Israeli checkpoints or the apartheid wall that snakes through the West Bank, separating Palestinians from their land and dividing the... Read more

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Sharon is dead, but Sharonism lives on

Topic: 
Middle East Conflict
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Programmes: 
War & Pacification
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Article
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The tributes are already pouring in, including from Secretary of State John Kerry, who paid lip service to occasional disagreements with Sharon, but reassured Israel that “Our nation shares your loss and honors Ariel Sharon’s memory.” For the rest of the world, of course, there is nothing – nothing – remotely honorable in the legacy of Israel’s perhaps most consistent war criminal.... Read more

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Pathway to Progress in Israel

Topic: 
Middle East Conflict
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Programmes: 
War & Pacification
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Article
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The results weren't nearly as dire as many predicted. The Israeli elections last month didn't bring about a complete victory for the far right (and Israel's far-right is very far indeed!). Right-wing prime minister Binyamin "Bibi" Netanyahu's Likud Party, in alliance with the right-wing extremist Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel is Our Home) party, lost at least 10 seats.... Read more

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