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The victories of progressive candidates in U.S. midterms and Israel’s municipal elections prove that it’s possible to overturn national far-right policies.
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In the age of Trump and Netanyahu, progressive values are winning | by and |
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TODAY IN GAZA: Children visited what remains of the Shahed kindergarten which was destroyed three days ago by the Israeli bombardment of an apartment building next to the kindergarten. Photos by: /
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About 50 Israeli demonstrators have come to the Gaza fence to support the Palestinian protest on the other side, which is considerably smaller than past protests at the fence. Images:
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For Bibi, maintaining the Hamas regime in Gaza is a strategic priority, and any development that could lead to an independent Gaza, cut off from the West Bank, is a positive one.
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The fact that the West Bank and Gaza are run by two different Palestinian governments is a political gold mine for those who want to prevent the establishment of an independent Palestinian state. Netanyahu, as we have seen, stands firmly behind this plan.
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An Israeli military court sentenced renowned Palestinian activist Abdullah Abu Rahma to 110 days in prison for riding a bicycle at a protest two years ago. Nearly all forms of protest are illegal for Palestinians living under occupation.
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Occupying Gaza is a political earthquake — it means attracting the world’s attention to Israel’s military rule of millions of Palestinians, and to the fact that the peace process is defunct. This kind of attention is the last thing Netanyahu wants.
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The resignation of Defense Minister Liberman could very well trigger elections as early as next March. Many Israelis will be going the polls with one question in mind: how much force should we use against Palestinians?
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A recognized Palestinian human rights defender rode a bicycle during a protest two years ago. Now, an Israeli military court is sentencing him to 110 days in prison for it.
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Both those who accuse Bibi of being apprehensive and those who praise his “moderation” in Gaza miss the point entirely. Netanyahu has one goal: to thwart the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.
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Netanyahu understands that keeping Hamas in power comes at a heavy political price. But as long as it thwarts the possibility of a Palestinian state, it’s worth it for him.
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+972 Magazine Nov 15
Netanyahu is stuck with Hamas, and he likes it that way | by Meron Rapoport |
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+972 Magazine Nov 15
“These punishments for ongoing nonviolent resistance indicates that the military court is not a court of justice; its sole purpose is to maintain the occupation and to prevent any resistance to it.”
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+972 Magazine Nov 15
“This is not a real court — it is a political court. I will pay the price, but this punishment will encourage me to continue supporting the people wherever they may be — that is my duty as a Palestinian, until the occupation is gone and gain independence”
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+972 Magazine Nov 15
With Liberman's resignation, Israel may soon be headed toward elections. Many will be going the polls with one question in mind: how much force should we use against Palestinians?
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+972 Magazine Nov 14
In case of early elections in Israel, many will go to the polls with one question in mind: how much force to use against Palestinians? Judging by the past 24 hours, the answers most political parties will offer will range from “a lot” to “a lot more.”
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+972 Magazine Nov 14
‘Confronted by hawkish responses from political adversaries right and left, Netanyahu might feel forced to initiate some sort of military action, either in Gaza, the West Bank, or on the northern front vis-à-vis Iran in Syria, or Hezbollah in Lebanon.’
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+972 Magazine Nov 14
Israel withdrew its military and civilian presence from the Strip in 2005, but one of the countless ways it still exercises immense control over the lives of Gazans is through its control over the Palestinian population registry.
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+972 Magazine Nov 14
“This is not a real court — it is a political court. I will pay the price, but this punishment will encourage me to continue supporting the people wherever they may be — that is my duty as a Palestinian, until the occupation is gone and gain independence.”
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