London’s ‘media freedom’ conference smacks of irony: Critics barred, no mention of jailed Assange

July 15, 2019, RT.com -by Eva Bartlett Irony is the word which comes to mind at the mention of the “Global Conference for Media Freedom” co-hosted by the UK and Canadian foreign ministers. Everything about this twilight zone gathering smacked of irony. Irony that governments which support terrorists in Syria and whitewash Israeli murders of… Read More London’s ‘media freedom’ conference smacks of irony: Critics barred, no mention of jailed Assange

Abduct, imprison, repeat: Israel systematically imprisons Palestinians on false or no charges

Dec 12, 2017, RT.com People around the world are rightfully outraged by Donald Trump’s recent effective handing over of Jerusalem to Israel. Behind the scenes, out of sight, an outrageous and illegal practice continues, the alleged“only democracy in the Middle East” on a near-daily basis abducts Palestinian men, women, and children under false pretexts (or… Read More Abduct, imprison, repeat: Israel systematically imprisons Palestinians on false or no charges

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

Arafat Jaradat: “tortured in Israeli prison 7 days until death”

video posted by Ehab Saleh on Feb 24, 2013. Wife’s words of her husband’s arrest, torture and killing. “Arafat Jaradat was arrested by the Israeli army a week before he was announced dead in the prison. His lawyer was not allowed to visit him in that week, and any contact with him was not possible.”… Read More Arafat Jaradat: “tortured in Israeli prison 7 days until death”

Former Palestinian Political Prisoner and Hunger-Striker Victor Hana Shalabi Urges More International Solidarity

Transcript of interview conducted by Adie Mormech with Palestinian former political prisoner and hunger-striker Hana al-Shalabi: My condolences to the family of the West Bank martyr, Arafat Jaradet, killed in Megido prison. Sadly I’m not surprised by Jaradet’s killing. This is nothing new for Palestinian prisoners. At least 210 prisoners have been killed in the… Read More Former Palestinian Political Prisoner and Hunger-Striker Victor Hana Shalabi Urges More International Solidarity

Second Palestinian Political Prisoner to die in 2013 from Zionist Medical Neglect (and Torture?)

*Arafat Jaradat died in Israeli custody on Saturday (Photo: Palsolidarity) UPDATE: Lawyer: Israeli officers tortured Jaradat  (Ma’an News) “Israeli officers tortured Ahmad Jaradat, a 30-year-old who died Saturday in Israeli custody, his lawyer and the Ministry of Detainee Affairs said Sunday. Kameel Sabbagh, a lawyer at the ministry, said he was present at Jaradat’s last… Read More Second Palestinian Political Prisoner to die in 2013 from Zionist Medical Neglect (and Torture?)

Palestinian Political Prisoners Starve for Justice

*Palestinians demonstrating outside the UN office in Gaza calling for freedom for political prisoners. First Published at IPS – By Eva Bartlett **blog version longer than published A few stoic lines from Palestinian political prisoner Samer Issawi, 33, transmitted to his sister Shireen have given new strength to Palestinian resolve to fight Israeli occupation and… Read More Palestinian Political Prisoners Starve for Justice

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

Message from Samer el Issawi, day 209 hunger strike

**Via Rona Merrill, Neta Golan 16.02.13 – “I turn with admiration to the masses of our heroic Palestinian people, to our Palestinian leadership, to all forces, parties and national institutions. I salute them for standing by our fight to defend our right to freedom and dignity. I draw my strength from my people, from all… Read More Message from Samer el Issawi, day 209 hunger strike