Tagged: Trump

Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement News & Analysis
Paul Goldman and Isobel van Hagen, NBC

Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Last year, Netanyahu promised to name an illegal settlement in the annexed Golan Heights after Donald Trump. This week, he got the funding to do it. Meanwhile, Palestinians towns and villages are being wiped off the map to make room for Israel's expansion.

on June 15, 2020
Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian News & Analysis
Lee Yaron and Josh Breiner, Haaretz

Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian

Thousands of protesters filled the streets yesterday in Tel Aviv against Israel's plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank. Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the crowd via video alongside Palestinian Joint List leader Ayman Odeh.

on June 7, 2020
Pope appears to give thumbs down to Trump’s Mideast peace plan News & Analysis
Philip Pullella, Reuters

Pope appears to give thumbs down to Trump’s Mideast peace plan

Even the Pope is against Trump and Netanyahu's apartheid plan for Palestinians. Pope Francis alluded to the plan in a recent statement, calling the proposals laid out by Trump “inequitable solutions."

on February 24, 2020
Sheldon Adelson to donate $100m to Trump and Republicans, fundraisers say News & Analysis
Peter Stone, the Guardian

Sheldon Adelson to donate $100m to Trump and Republicans, fundraisers say

Billionaire and staunch supporter of all things Israel, casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson is expected to donate 100 million to reelect Trump and other conservative republican politicians. What else does Adelson fund? Silencing free speech on college campuses.

on February 11, 2020
President Trump’s Plan Is the Latest in a Century of Outrageous Deals for the Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid Khalidi, TIME

President Trump’s Plan Is the Latest in a Century of Outrageous Deals for the Palestinians

Palestinian scholar Rashid Khalidi on Trump's apartheid plan: "A tawdry deal has been done over the heads of the Palestinians, in their absence, and ignoring their rights – indeed their very existence as a people...The greatest power of the age, today the United States, is once again dictating terms for the disposition of Palestine tailored to meet the demands of only one side of the conflict."

on February 6, 2020
Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten News & Analysis
Al Jazeera

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten

Israeli forces are trying to crush Palestinian protests of the Trump apartheid plan with brute force. They have killed four Palestinians in a span of 24 hours.

on February 6, 2020
Strangers in Our Homeland Op-Eds & Analysis
Aida Touma-Sliman, Jewish Currents

Strangers in Our Homeland

Palestinian Member of Knesset Aida Touma-Sliman responds to Trump's apartheid plan and the U.S. endorsement of de-nationalizing Israel’s Palestinian citizens. "As a Palestinian citizen of Israel myself, I have been treated with suspicion and as a threat by the government for my whole life, a fifth column in my own homeland. Will I now be told to move to the new Palestine, or remain and accept permanent second- or third-class Israeli citizenship?"

on February 6, 2020
Carter says Trump Mideast plan violates international law News & Analysis
AFP

Carter says Trump Mideast plan violates international law

Former US President Jimmy Carter responds to Trump's plan: It's a violation of international law and "the new US plan undercuts prospects for a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians..."

on February 4, 2020
‘Deal of the century’: Ben-Gurion’s Israel turned into a Netanyahu-Trump creation News & Analysis
Lily Galiili, Middle East Eye

‘Deal of the century’: Ben-Gurion’s Israel turned into a Netanyahu-Trump creation

Jewish settlers living on occupied Palestinians land across the West Bank are now rejoicing because Trump's apartheid plan recognizes them as rightful and legal owners of settlements, structures deemed illegal under international law.

on February 4, 2020
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