Addressing The Rebel’s Distorted and Lying Report on The Toronto (2018) Al Quds Day Protest

  On Al Quds Day in Toronto, Canadians from many faiths and backgrounds came out in solidarity with Palestinians who have been and continue to be brutally oppressed by Israel. Notably, in recent months elite Israeli army snipers have gunned down unarmed Palestinian protesters, including medics, photographers, children. Corporate media describes these as ‘clashes’ and… Read More Addressing The Rebel’s Distorted and Lying Report on The Toronto (2018) Al Quds Day Protest

Caught in a lie, US & allies bomb Syria the night before international inspectors arrive

Apr 15, 2018, RT.com, (republished on The Ron Paul Institute) -by Eva Bartlett The US, Britain and France trampled international law to launch missiles against Syria, claiming to have “evidence” of the government’s use of chemical weapons. That evidence is based on terrorist lies.   After a week of outrageous tweets and proclamations by POTUS… Read More Caught in a lie, US & allies bomb Syria the night before international inspectors arrive

Israeli violence against Palestinians will never end as a result of UN & US hypocrisy

*internet photo of huge amounts of suffocating tear gas on Gaza protest. More sordidly, photos abound of maimed and slaughtered unarmed Palestinian protesters. Apr 4, 2018, RT.com -Eva K. Bartlett The US is fine with “rebels” like Al-Qaeda “protesting” in Syria, but when genuinely unarmed Palestinians protest the occupiers who violently expelled them from their… Read More Israeli violence against Palestinians will never end as a result of UN & US hypocrisy

Israel a criminal offender at large, UN listing or not

*Farah Abu Halima, 3, severely burned by Israeli-fired White Phosphorus, January 4, 2009 (Photo by Eva Bartlett) Jun 5, 2015, RT.com republished at: Global Research, Information Clearinghouse, OpEdNews -by Eva Bartlett Reports have come out that the UN was considering adding Israel to the list of “grave violations against children in armed conflict.” As detailed… Read More Israel a criminal offender at large, UN listing or not

Remembering Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, “broken bird”, a beautiful soul,

*Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, at the Wafa Rehabilitation hospital (Eva Bartlett)   I am very, very sorry to learn of the death of a stoic young Palestinian man, Abed Abu Oida, a result of years of suffering after being shot in the spine by a zionist mercenary sniper in eastern Jabaliya, March 2008. I met… Read More Remembering Abdul Rahman Abu Oida, “broken bird”, a beautiful soul,

Gangnam Gaza Style: on the siege, Palestinian Prisoners, Palestinian Pride

*photo: Emad Badwan First published at Inter Press Services [blog version longer than published version] –By Eva Bartlett “We wanted to do something to bring focus to the plight of Palestinian political prisoners, of which there are around 5,000 in Israeli jails, including hunger strikers, children, women,” says Mohannad Barakat, 30, one of seven Palestinians… Read More Gangnam Gaza Style: on the siege, Palestinian Prisoners, Palestinian Pride

conversations on Palestine re-awaken me to the absurdities of daily life in occupied Palestine

Disturbingly, I’ve become accustomed to and not surprised by, the daily injustices inflicted upon Palestinians throughout occupied Palestine: aadi (“normal”) as many Palestinians say.  In my time in the occupied West Bank in 2007, Israeli army raids and lock-downs (“curfews”), as horrific as they are, became normal, since they happen all of the time.  As… Read More conversations on Palestine re-awaken me to the absurdities of daily life in occupied Palestine