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London students protest Israeli envoy’s planned speech

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SHAFAQNA - A planned speech by Israel’s ambassador to Britain at a university in London has been met with protests by anti-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students on the campus. Mark Regev, the Israeli envoy, who is a former aide to Israeli…

Top Israelis Have Warned of Apartheid so Why The Outrage at A UN Report?

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SHAFAQNA - In his memoir, the Israeli journalist Hirsh Goodman described how he returned home from the Six Day War in June 1967 to hear the country’s founding father and first prime minister, David Ben Gurion, speak on the radio. “Israel,…

Israel accused of apartheid at UN Human Rights Council

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SHAFAQNA - A number of delegates at the latest United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) session have censured Israel over human rights violations against Palestinians, and accused the Tel Aviv regime of "apartheid." Among those accusing…

Veteran Of The Israeli Army Gives Explosive Tell-All: “I Was The Terrorist”

SHAFAQNA - Eran Efrati spent years as a sergeant and combat soldier in the Israeli military, but has since become an outspoken critic of the occupation of Palestine and Israeli apartheid. Efrati gives an explosive testimony on the reality…

Israeli Lawmakers To Ban Adhaan

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SHAFAQNA - The Israeli parliament, Knesset, has given preliminary approval to a controversial bill that would ban Muslim calls to prayers from being announced via loudspeakers at mosques in the occupied Palestinian territories. The "muezzin"…

Universities Observing Israel Apartheid Week

SHAFAQNA - Students and faculty held events including mock checkpoints and poetry readings to draw attention to the occupation of the Palestinian territories and settler-colonialism, says scholar-activist Yara Hawari On Monday, Israel Apartheid…

Israel apartheid week 2017 launched in France, Ireland

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SHAFAQNA -  Running from March 6 to March 18, Apartheid Week events will take place at universities in large French cities, such as Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Montpellier, Lille, Toulouse, Grenoble and Rennes, as well as smaller locales…

Apartheid - Israel wall of shame

SHAFAQNA - For the past few days, students across the UK have been taking part in the controversial Israeli Apartheid Week in an attempt to raise awareness of Israel’s “apartheid policies over the Palestinian people”. However, Jewish…