Tag Archive for Apartheid

Execution carried out on Arab who sold property to Jews

Israeli lawmakers cry foul when a Palestinian man who was wanted by the PA for brokering a land transaction to Jewish buyers, a crime punishable by death, was executed in Jaljuliya, an Israeli-Arab town in central Israel near Kfar Saba.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

A Palestinian Arab man that was shot to death in the city Jaljuliya on Friday was wanted by the Palestinian Authority for selling land to Jews.

Ahmad Salamah’s (pictured in Tweet below) suspicious death was noted by Likud lawmaker Yehuda Glick, who alleged that the PA had killed him for his role in brokering land sales to Jews, a crime punishable by death. Continue Reading »

US Ambassador Demands Release of Arrested Palestinian-American

The U.S. envoy to Israel has demanded the immediate release of a 55 yr-old Palestinian man who also holds American citizenship, arrested over 2 months ago and still detained by Mahmoud Abbas’ security services for facilitating the sell of a property to a Jew.

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

US Ambassador David M. Friedman has demanded the immediate release of Isaam Akel, a Palestinian-American arrested by the Palestinian Authority security forces two months ago for engaging in a real estate transaction with Jews in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City.

“Akel’s incarceration is antithetical to the values of the US & to all who advocate the cause of peaceful coexistence,” said Friedman on Twitter. Continue Reading »

Lebanese Apartheid marks 69 years of Palestinian discrimination in every aspect of daily life

On Monday, Palestinian descendants of those who fled to Lebanon will mark 69 years of Apartheid, when 6 Arab armies couldn’t stop the creation of the State of Israel, leaving them to suffer discrimination in nearly every aspect of daily life by the hands of fellow Arabs.

By The Associated Press

 

Ahmad Dawoud recalls the day 10 years ago when a Lebanese soldier asked to search his taxi. Then 17, the Palestinian didn’t wait for the soldier to find the weapons hidden in the trunk.

He jumped from the car and fled into the nearby Palestinian refugee camp, where the Lebanese army has no authority. Continue Reading »

ICRC official corrects Palestinian assertions: ‘Israel is not an apartheid state’

 

Jacques De Maio, who heads the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation to Israel and the PA, clears up inaccuracies expressed to the ICRC about Israel: ‘There are no IDF orders to shoot suspects to kill, as political officials have tried to convince us’.
– De Maio also rejects claims of apartheid: ‘There isn’t a regime here that is based on the superiority of one race over another; there is no disenfranchisement of basic human rights based on so-called racial inferiority.’

By Sever Plocker

 

With an annual budget of about $2 billion and 16,000 staff, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is the biggest humanitarian organization in the world. Continue Reading »

Israel, US reject UN agency’s invidious report of ‘Apartheid Regime’, as outright lie

 

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York, “The report as it stands does not reflect the views of the secretary-general (Antonio Guterres),” adding that the report itself reflects the views of the authors, ESCWA, that’s comprised of 18 Arab states in Western Asia.

By REUTERS

 

A UN agency published a report on Wednesday accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people, and said it was the first time a UN body had clearly made the charge.

Israel’s Foreign Ministry spokesman likened the report, which was published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), to Der Sturmer – a Nazi propaganda publication that was strongly anti-Semitic. Continue Reading »

Mahmoud Abbas Responds: It’s Israel who’s ‘carrying out ethnic cleansing’

 

view videoIn response to Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu’s public video stating Mahmoud Abbas’ demands for a Jew-free state to be ethnic cleansing, the Palestinian president equated Israel’s killing of armed terrorists, as ethnic cleansing.

By Elior Levy & Reuters

 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed on Sunday night Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin’s Netanyahu’s online video that claimed that opposing the presence of Jews in the West Bank is support of ethnic cleansing. Abbas said, “The government of Israel is carrying out ethnic cleansing and deliberately killing—acts that have exposed it to international criticism all over the world.”

Apartheid Abbas

The president criticized Israeli policy, “We are not isolated, like the Israeli government is trying to present us.

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WATCH: Netanyahu rejects calls for ethnic cleansing in Judea & Samaria

 

view videoWith a possible meeting with Abbas in Russia, Israel’s PM Netanyahu appeals to the public, rejecting out of hand the absurd idea that the presence of Jews in Judea & Samaria is an obstacle to peace.

Elad Benari, Canada

 

The Palestinian Authority leadership’s demand that a Palestinian state be free of Jews is ethnic cleansing, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Friday, and the concept of ethnic cleansing for peace is absurd.

Netanyahu’s comments came in a video he released in Hebrew and English and which was also released in a version with Arabic subtitles.

“I’m sure many of you have heard the claim that Jewish communities in Judea Samaria, the West Bank, are an obstacle to peace. Continue Reading »

Palestinian renew campaign to target Arabs selling property to Jews

 

Anti-Israel activists operating under the banner of the “National Work Commission,” backed by the Palestinian Authority, are promoting throughout the Arab neighborhoods, a new push to stop Jewish acquisition of land or property in Jerusalem.

By Ari Soffer

 

A group of Muslim activists in Jerusalem, backed by the Palestinian Authority, have launched a new campaign to deter Muslims from selling property to Jews in the Israeli capital.

Poster: elderofziyon.blogspot.com

Activists operating under the banner of the “National Work Commission” declared the campaign last week at a public press conference, and have since been promoting it throughout Arab neighborhoods.

Their campaign, first reported by veteran Israeli-Arab journalist Khaled Abu-Toameh, has raised fears that the PA and other Arab terrorist groups may resume a policy of extrajudicial executions of Arabs accused of engaging in real estate transactions with Jews. Continue Reading »

Another #ApartheidFail: Arab Christian wins first ‘Miss Trans Israel’ pageant

 

With Talleen Abu Hanna, a 21 yr-old Catholic Arab from Nazareth winning the Jewish State’s first ‘Miss Trans Israel’ transgender beauty pageant, she will now go to Spain where she’ll represent Israel at the ‘Miss Trans Star International’ pageant in August.

By News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff

 

An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country’s first transgender pageant.

Montage of Israeli Arab Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, winner of 1rst Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant

Montage of Israeli Arab Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, winner of 1rst Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant

Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, from the northern city of Nazareth wore a white bridal dress as she was declared the first “Miss Trans Israel” on Friday at Habima, Israel’s national theater, in Tel Aviv. Continue Reading »

Apartheid Israel? Israel National Police to have first Muslim commissioner

 

Israel made history once again when Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced Jamal Hakroush is to be promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner and is to set up new Arab branches of Israel Police.

By Raphael Poch

 

Israeli history is about to be made once again, and this time by Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan (Likud).

Deputy Inspector-General in Israel Police – Jamal Hakroush

Erdan intends to establish an executive administration that will be tasked with enforcing law within the Arab sector and to do that the executive will need to enlist Arab police officers into the Israeli police force. Continue Reading »

Liberman Blasts South Africa For Hypocritical Attacks

Israel’s Foreign Minister Liberman fires back, reminding South Africa that just days after attacking & killing foreign immigrants, calling Israel “apartheid regime”, is not only inaccurate, it’s hypocritical as well.

By Elad Benari, Canada

 

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman slammed South Africa on Friday, after the country’s communist party labeled Israel an “apartheid state”.

The South African Communist Party’s (SACP) statement came after Israel refused to grant an entry visa to the party’s Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzmande, to visit Palestinian Authority-controlled territories.

In response, the SACP issued a strong statement condemning “the apartheid Israeli regime’s” decision not to grant the visa. Continue Reading »

Israel Demonstrates Poor Apartheid With Arab Justice Overseeing Israel’s 2015 Elections

Israel appoints a Christian Arab to supervise elections critical to the Jewish State.

By David Lazarus

 

For the first time in the country’s history, an Arab judge is chairing the Central Elections Committee presiding over today’s national elections.

Israeli Justice Salim Jubran – Source: Israel Today

Justice Salim Jubran (pictured) is a Christian Arab who grew up in the north of Israel. In 2004, he became the first Israeli Arab to be appointed a permanent seat on the Supreme Court.

Earlier this year, he was given the daunting task of overseeing all those hot-button, contentious and touchy election issues like who gets campaign funding, preventing voter fraud and determining what constitutes fair play in the rock’em sock’em world of Israel’s political propaganda wars.

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Anti-Israel Propaganda Delays South Africa’s Approval of Israeli Circumcision Device

The African National Congress and the Congress of South African Trade Unions, both supporters of the Boycott Divest Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel are boycotting the device since 2013.

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The South African Department of Health reportedly is delaying approval of an Israeli-made circumcision device after political pressure from anti-Israel trade unions.

Cape Town anti-Israel protest

Pro-Gaza, anti-Israel demonstrators in Cape Town, August 9, 2014. – Photo: Reuters

Prepex, a nonsurgical circumcising device developed in Israel, was approved last year by the World Health Organization. Studies show it reduces the likelihood of contracting the virus that causes AIDS by nearly 60 percent.

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The boycott of the device began in 2013 by the Congress of South African Trade Unions, or Cosatu, and the African National Congress, both supporters of the Boycott Divest Sanctions campaign against Israel.

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Apartheid Palestinian University Ejects HAARETZ Journalist for Being Jewish

Leftist Haaretz journalist Amira Hass left offended after being forcefully expelled for being Jewish and attending a pro-Palestinian conference at Juderein Birzeit University.

By Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin

 

Haaretz reporter was ejected from a pro-Palestinian conference at Birzeit University on Saturday, reporter Amira Hass said – simply for being an Israeli Jew.

Hass attempted to attend the “Alternatives to Neo-Liberal Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – Critical Perspectives” conference at the university, which is located near Ramallah where she lives.

But she was ejected from the hall by the organizers, Hass claimed, after students at the admission desk noted she worked for the Israeli publication and alerted security authorities to intervene. Continue Reading »

Desmond Tutu asks U.S. Christians to recognize Israel as apartheid state

At Presbyterian Church meeting in Detroit, veteran anti-Israel campaigner Desmond Tutu seeks to pass series of divestment resolutions.

 

Veteran anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu has called on the Presbyterian Church (USA) to pass a series of resolutions condemning Israel as an apartheid state and proposing policies to boycott it.

 Church General Assembly

Delegates at the 2012 Presbyterian Church General Assembly. – Photo: AP

The church’s biennial General Assembly, which is currently meeting in Detroit, has on its agenda eight resolutions dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Activists want the church and its institutions to use their investment dollars to punish Israel over its treatment of the Palestinians, such as by withdrawing investments from companies whose products are used by the Israeli government in the Palestinian territories.

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