Tagged: Military

Artist Critiques Capitalism and War, Sells Vials of His Blood on Wall Street Art
Jasmine Weber, Hyperallergic

Artist Critiques Capitalism and War, Sells Vials of His Blood on Wall Street

Wall Street is often esteemed as the nucleus of the international free market — and this week, Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar has introduced himself as a share.

on October 17, 2018
How Policing in the U.S. and Security in Israel Are Connected Op-Eds & Analysis
Lincoln Anthony Blades, Teen Vogue

How Policing in the U.S. and Security in Israel Are Connected

On June 19, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced that America would withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, an intergovernmental body established in 2006 to protect human rights around the world.

on July 23, 2018
Anti-gay Rabbi Who Heads pre-IDF Academy Blasts Attempts to Prevent Civilian Deaths News Roundup
Gili Cohen and Jonathan Lis, Haaretz

Anti-gay Rabbi Who Heads pre-IDF Academy Blasts Attempts to Prevent Civilian Deaths

Rabbi Yig'al Levinstein, the head of an IDF pre-conscription academy who called homosexual people "perverts", slammed the army's efforts to avoid harming civilian noncombatants. In videotaped remarks that surfaced on Sunday, Levinstein, one of religious Zionism's leading clergymen and head of the academy in the West Bank settlement of Eli...

on July 18, 2016
IDF’s Chief Rabbi-To-Be Permits Raping Women in Wartime Op-Eds & Analysis
Elisha Ben Kimon, Telem Yahav, & Kobi Nachshoni, Ynetnews

IDF’s Chief Rabbi-To-Be Permits Raping Women in Wartime

Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim, who was announced on Monday as the IDF's intended new chief rabbi, has provoked controversy with previous misogynistic statements, such as opposing female conscription and implying that rape was permissible in times of war. The 59-year-old colonel was chosen to replace the outgoing chief rabbi, Brig. Gen. Rafi Peretz...

on July 12, 2016
Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel

The IMEU offers the following expert roundtable Q&A on yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ongoing crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, with analysts from Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

on November 10, 2015
Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu Fact Sheets
IMEU

Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu

In light of today’s meeting at the White House between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet, Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu.

on November 9, 2015
Israel Largest State User of Explosive Weapons in 2014 Due To Gaza War News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Largest State User of Explosive Weapons in 2014 Due To Gaza War

Israel was the single largest user of explosive weapons among international states in 2014 as a result of its war on Gaza, a London-based NGO said this week, providing further testimony to its devastating use of force on the coastal territory last summer. A report said that Gaza saw one of the highest number of global casualties from explosive weapons as a result of Israel’s use of military force.

on June 26, 2015
Israel Army Drills Displace Hundreds in Rural Palestinian Communities News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Army Drills Displace Hundreds in Rural Palestinian Communities

Hundreds of Palestinian villagers in the northern Jordan Valley have been forcibly displaced this week as Israel conducts unprecedented military drills around villages near Tubas. The army drills, which began on Sunday, have seen a large-scale mobilization of Israeli military vehicles around villages east and south of Tubas.

on May 7, 2015
Rhetoric of racism, from Ferguson to Palestine Op-Eds & Analysis
Nadia Barhoum, Al Jazeera

Rhetoric of racism, from Ferguson to Palestine

During the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, I was struck by the similarities in media narratives of the black and Palestinian experiences. There is nothing new about the nature of these stories, but perhaps the parallels seem more striking given that the fatal shooting in Ferguson and the recent devastation of Gaza happened concurrently. And, no doubt, social media has played a role in opening space for mutual solidarity in ongoing struggles against violence and oppression, which brings people closer and weaves their stories together.

on September 4, 2014
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