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Asked about Kerry, Tutu says Israel “mirror image” of apartheid

The backlash over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s use of the word “apartheid” to describe what would become of Israel if there is no “two-state solution” continues. Leading anti-Palestinian group the Anti-Defamation League, for instance, welcomed Kerry’s craven apology:   “We welcome Secretary @JohnKerry’s clear affirmation that #Israel is not an #apartheid state” ...

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Israel ‘destroys’ ancient Palestinian sites

Several ancient archeological sites were “destroyed” after the Israeli Antiquities Authority conducted controversial digs in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem, a Palestinian news agency reported Wednesday. The West Bank and East Jerusalem are part of the Palestinian territories, which have been internationally recognized since 1967. Maan News reported ...

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Israel serves eviction orders to Palestinians in world heritage city

Alaa Moussa remembers a time when Akka’s old city looked much different. Over the last decade, he has watched his hometown’s fabric change significantly: new restaurants, bars, hotels and youth hostels are now wedged between the historic stone buildings, homes and cultural landmarks. Situated on the northern coast of the Mediterranean Sea ...

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South African church leaders endorse Israeli Apartheid Week

Christian leaders in South Africa have thrown their full support behind Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), a global campaign to educate and mobilize the public against Israeli violations of Palestinian rights. On Sunday, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu reiterated his support for IAW and for the Palestinian-led campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions(BDS) on Israel. ...

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