Palestine Conditions “More Brutal” Than in U.S. South of 50 Years Ago, Says Author Alice Walker
… the latest Islamophobic film Innocence of Muslims is part of a trend designed to deceptively turn the memories of 9/11 into a lasting conflict between Islam and the West, just one facet in a calculated Zionist crusade to discredit anyone challenging Israel…
by Seumas Milne
There’s a real sense in which, more than any other part of the former colonial world, the Middle East has never been fully decolonised. Sitting on top of the bulk of the globe’s oil reserves, the Arab world has been the target of continual interference and intervention ever since it became formally independent.
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Palestinian residents in Silwan, East Jerusalem, daily face violent attacks by the Israeli army. Most of the attacks are during the night, 80 residents from the neighbourhood Albustan in Silwan got a house demolition order. Israel is planning to build the King’s Garden in this area. Residents of Albustan are bullied by the army and settlers in order to leave their homes ‘volunteerly’.