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WHY BDS FAILS MY 3D TEST ON ANTI-SEMITISM , by Natan Sharansky (Newsweek)

By   /  September 26, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 25, 2019 The global resurgence of anti-Semitism that we are experiencing today began almost 20 year ago, mainly in Europe. At the time, I was serving as Israel’s Minister for Diaspora Affairs and was grappling with the question of how to distinguish between legitimate criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. That is when I came […]

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Palestinians: Victims of Arab Discrimination, Racism by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  August 26, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 25, 2019 The controversy surrounding the crackdown on illegal workers and businesses, and the increased fear in Lebanon that the Palestinian protests could plunge the country into violence and anarchy, are likely to escalate in the coming days: the Lebanese authorities appear determined to continue. Lebanon’s discriminatory and apartheid laws and measures against Palestinians […]

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“The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2019 “The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch Israel is deemed by the EU as an occupying power even though some of the greatest legal minds in international law, such as Elihu (Hirsh) Lauterpacht and Eugene Rostow, question whether Israeli rule in the West Bank – rule that […]

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The ‘Slow Death’ of Palestinians in Lebanon by Khaled Abu Toameh, (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 21, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 19, 2019 The Lebanese authorities’ measures against Palestinians again highlight the discrimination Palestinians have long been facing in this Arab country. “Palestinians in Lebanon,” according to a 2017 report by the Associated Press, “suffer discrimination in nearly every aspect of daily life…” Lebanese law restricts Palestinians’ ability to work in several professions, including law, […]

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Iran’s Actions over Abu Musa and Tunb Islands Tell Us Everything about its Regional Designs – Nick March (The National – UAE via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  double standards, History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 31,  2019 The islands of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunb, which lie off the UAE coastline and are regarded as strategically important waypoints in the Strait of Hormuz, provide the closest reminder of Iran’s sustained program of regional disruption and aggression, as well as its long-standing willingness to ignore international law. […]

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It is Not Surprising to See an Increase in Jew-hatred in Western Europe by Alan M. Dershowitz (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, International  /  No Comments

May 28, 2019 “But Israel is doing bad things to the Palestinians,” the European apologists insist, “and we are sensitive to the plight of the underdog.” No, you’re not! Where are your demonstrations on behalf of the oppressed Tibetans, Georgians, Syrians, Armenians, Kurds, or even Ukrainians? Where are your BDS movements against the Chinese, the […]

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A Global Study of Settlements in Occupied Territories – Eugene Kontorovich (Journal of Legal Analysis-Oxford University Press via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  double standards, History, Human Rights, hypocricy, International  /  No Comments

May 24, 2019 A Global Study of Settlements in Occupied Territories – Eugene Kontorovich This article examines every occupation since the adoption of the Geneva Conventions that involve the movement of civilian population into belligerently occupied territory. Eight such situations were identified. The study shows that there is no support in state practice for the notion […]

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Five New Countries Vote Against Anti-Israel UN Resolution (UN Watch via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, Lies & Deceptions, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 23, 2018 Five New Countries Vote Against Anti-Israel UN Resolution The UN World Health Organization voted 96 to 11 on Wednesday for a resolution co-sponsored by the Arab bloc and the Palestinian delegation that singled out Israel over health conditions in the territories. Countries that changed their votes to “no” this year included Brazil, […]

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Separate and Unequal for Jewish Groups at Williams College (2 articles summarized by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, double standards, International, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

May 21, 2019 Separate and Unequal for Jewish Groups at Williams College – K.C. Johnson In April, the Williams College student government, which previously had recognized a branch of Students for Justice in Palestine, rejected a request to recognize a group called Williams Initiative for Israel (WIFI). In the previous decade, the College Council had not […]

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Must watch: Why Don’t You Support Israel?, by Stephen Harper (Prager University)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, Human Rights, International, Israel, Mid. East news, Must Read  /  No Comments

May 13, 2019 Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world. Not only is Israel a booming economy and a wellspring of innovation, it is the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state? Stephen Harper, the 22nd Prime Minister […]

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