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Apartheid Ambassador disrupted at University of Graz! Stop Apartheid!


“Israel and the Middle East” On Thursday some activists have disrupted the speech of Israel’s ambassador to Austria, Talya Lador-Fresher, at the University of Graz in order to protest against the Israeli Apartheid regime which is trying to normalize occupation and colonization through whitewashing Israel. “Civil society institutions and individuals also have a moral and political duty to use the instruments at their disposal to raise awareness of this ongoing criminal enterprise, and to exert pressure on Israel in order…

Publicidad engañosa de tour operator en Palestina. Denuncias y alternativas


Tras cientos de denuncias por publicidad engañosa contra varios tour operadores que ofrecen en sus folletos viajes a Israel con fotos e itinerarios que corresponden a lugares, como Jerusalén, Belén, Jericó o parte del Mar Muerto, diferentes direcciones autonómicas de consumo han notificado a los firmantes de las mismas la apertura de expedientes informativos. Dentro de la política de colonización económica y simbólica que realiza Israel juega un papel importantísimo el turismo. Los circuitos turísticos realizados por diferentes tour operadores,…

UN takes first step to end Israel’s impunity


UN officials are finally moving to hold Israel accountable for breaking international law, though they are facing fierce resistance from Israel and its allies. “After decades of Palestinian dispossession and Israeli military occupation and apartheid, the United Nations has taken its first concrete, practical step to secure accountability for ongoing Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights,” said Omar Barghouti, a founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. “Palestinians warmly welcome this step.” On Wednesday, Israel’s Haaretz newspaper reported…

Israeli arms maker picked to build prototype of Trump’s border wall


An Israeli arms maker has been picked by the US Department of Homeland Security to build a prototype of the wall President Donald Trump has vowed to build along the full length of the US-Mexico border. Elta North America is one of eight firms that will receive about $300,000-$500,000 each to build test versions of the barrier. Trump now says his wall will be “see through,” suggesting an emphasis on fences and electronic monitoring, rather than concrete. Construction of the…

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