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Herald Scotland Supports Violent “Human Rights Worker” Because…Israel.

Herald Scotland Supports Violent “Human Rights Worker” Because…Israel.

The Herald Scotland claimed that “human rights worker” Margaret Pacetta was detained by Israeli authorities at the airport. But she is actually an activist engaged in violent acts that endanger Israeli lives. The only question is, why did it take Israel so long to finally deport her?

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UN Report: Assad Regime ‘Exterminating’ Civilians

Today’s Top Stories 1. A UN report accuses the Bashar Assad regime of detaining and “exterminating” civilians on a massive scale. The Daily Telegraph explains the crimes against humanity in Syrian prisons: That prompted activists to compare the regime to the Nazis’ death camps – a comparison the UN team seemed to echo.   “The government

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The Iranian Deal and Doublethink

Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. She writes at Framing Israel. The substance of what’s wrong with the Iran deal (see here and here) can also be found in the uses and abuses of language surrounding the deal. It is hard to reconcile that the leaders of

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Media Ignores PA Human Rights Violations

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. An Israeli Arab from Taibeh was sentenced to 18 months in prison for trying to join up with radical Islamists in Syria. According to Haaretz: Altogether, about 15 Israeli Arabs are thought

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Hezbollah’s Mexican Presence Threatens US

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. An Arab human rights group slammed the PA for widespread arbitrary detention, interrogation and torture, plus other forms of harassment. The Jerusalem Post writes: From June 2007 until the end

Israel Responds to Guardian Child Abuse Charge

The Guardian saw fit to publish eight letters in response to accusations of Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees. Only one of those (January’s Letter of the Month) sided with Israel. The Guardian has, however, given the press attache for the Israeli Embassy in London, Amir Ofek, the opportunity to respond, which we republish in

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