Fact Sheets

David Friedman, Ambassador for Apartheid
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David Friedman, Ambassador for Apartheid

Friedman is a staunch supporter of Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law and nearly 50 years of official US policy. As head of American Friends of Beit El Institutions (AFBEI), Friedman has raised tens of millions of dollars for the hardline, religious-nationalist settlement of Beit El, built on privately-owned Palestinian land.

about 3 weeks ago
POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid
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POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid

Prior to the conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace being convened by the French government in Paris on Sunday and the principles of a two-state framework recently laid out in a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the IMEU offers the following policy brief.

on January 11, 2017
Quick Facts: Shimon Peres
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Quick Facts: Shimon Peres

After the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, the IMEU offers the following facts on his life and career. Shimon Peres was born Szymon Perski in 1923 in Belarus, then part of Poland, before immigrating to Palestine, then under British Mandate, in 1934.

on September 28, 2016
Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid
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Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

Dani Dayan, former head of the Yesha Council, which represents Israeli settlers living illegally on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank, began his tenure as Israel's Consul General to New York today. The controversial Dayan's appointment as Consul General follows the Brazilian government’s rejection last year of his appointment as ambassador to Brasilia.

on August 1, 2016
Background on McGraw-Hill Censorship of Palestinian Loss of Land Map
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Background on McGraw-Hill Censorship of Palestinian Loss of Land Map

Earlier in March 2016 textbook publishing company McGraw-Hill destroyed all copies of its political science book, "Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World", following criticism of a map the book contained depicting Palestinian loss of land. The IMEU offers background on the censorship of the map in question.

on March 15, 2016
Palestine: 2015 in Review
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Palestine: 2015 in Review

Over the course of 2015, Israeli soldiers and police continued to use excessive, deadly force against unarmed Palestinians demonstrating against Israel's repressive, nearly 50-year-old occupation regime, as well as Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis. Live ammunition and massive amounts of tear gas were widely used against unarmed Palestinian protesters, injuring thousands.

on January 14, 2016
Discrimination & Hate Crimes Against Christian Palestinians in the Holy Land
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Discrimination & Hate Crimes Against Christian Palestinians in the Holy Land

Christian Palestinians who are citizens of Israel suffer from the same widespread official and unofficial discrimination that other non-Jews do, in everything from land ownership and housing to employment and family reunification rights.

on December 24, 2015
In His Own Words: Sheldon Adelson & Israel
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In His Own Words: Sheldon Adelson & Israel

Tonight, Republican presidential candidates will meet for their fifth debate, at The Venetian Las Vegas, a hotel and casino owned by right-wing billionaire Sheldon Adelson. The IMEU offers the following list of some of the most offensive and egregious statements that Adelson has made about Palestinians, Israel, and US foreign policy over the last few years.

on December 15, 2015
On Netanyahu’s Claims Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Israel
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On Netanyahu’s Claims Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Israel

It was recently announced that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Israel later this month. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Netanyahu’s claims regarding equality for Muslim and other non-Jewish citizens of Israel, and also concerning provocations by messianic Jewish extremists.

on December 9, 2015