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Should criticism of Israel be considered a hate crime?

The term anti-Semitism conjures up lots of images of Nazi Germany and the concentration camps but lately the term might also be construed as a way to bully critics of Israel's illegal and colonial handling of Palestinians as second class citizens not worthy of human rights considerations into silencing their criticism.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Final Call

Palestinians gaining support for actions to join international community

The Palestinian Authority presented UN officials the necessary documents to join 15 international conventions including Geneva Conventions and other important human rights treaties.

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My FOX Chicago

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Swiss say Palestinians can join Geneva Conventions

The Swiss government says the Palestinians can join the Geneva Conventions, the international rules of war that also cover occupations.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KLKN

US: Israelis, Palestinians meet to revive talks

The strange discovery of the skeletal remains of twin brothers Andrew and Anthony Johnson has mystified neighbors and others in Chattanooga and beyond.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Ex-Palestinian prisoner teaches Hebrew, tolerance

Facing a classroom of Palestinian 10th graders, Hebrew teacher Esmat Mansour asks his students who is for and against learning the language.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Common Dreams

US Lawmakers Must End Efforts to Curb Free Speech on Palestine

Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu , a legendary figure in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa , issued this statement on 2 April 2014 condemning escalating legislative efforts in the United States to curb freedom of speech and ostracize those who support justice in Palestine.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Washington Times

PRUDEN: Kerry's desperation meets Palestinian intransigence in Mideast peace process

If John Kerry wants to live with his head in the clouds, he should stick to windsurfing.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Scoop

Desmond Tutu on US Efforts to Curb Freedom of Speech

I am writing today to express grave concern about a wave of legislative measures in the United States aimed at punishing and intimidating those who speak their conscience and challenge the human rights violations endured by the Palestinian people.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Palestinians resume bid for further UN recognition

In a surprise move that could derail U.S. peace efforts, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday resumed a campaign for further U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, despite a previous promise to suspend such efforts during nine months of negotiations with Israel.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

OpEdNews

The U.S. Cannot Resuscitate What Never Lived

The game must go on. John Kerry performs his negotiator role. Benjamin Netanyahu goes through his role as the leader of an "endangered" state.

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Pam's House Blend

No Academic Freedom for Professor Who Teaches Course on...

The suppression of students and faculty supportive of Palestinians and critical of Israeli occupation seems to have become more pronounced this month.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Final Call

America's diplomatic double standard with Palestine-Israel exposed

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry twisted U.S. foreign policy into an odd shaped pretzel of contradictions March 17, telling the Palestinian President that he would have to make "very hard" decisions including accepting the annexation of vast amounts of Palestinian land taken by military conquest by Israel in order to reach a ... (more)

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