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How the United States and Israel Have Normalized a Culture of Complicity by Benay Blend

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

According to Phillip Weiss, Democratic candidate Joe Biden has now broken with Obama’s albeit lukewarm criticism of the Israeli state. When Biden’s surrogate declares that “he won’t allow any ‘daylight’ between Israel and the United States, won’t air dirty laundry in public, won’t ever lower military aid” to the Zionist state, he is really voicing his employer’s support for genocide of the Palestinian people.

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Elie Wiesel: Paradoxical Legacy of a ‘Human Rights Icon’ by Abukar Arman

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

If intensely crafted and passionately spoken words were the only measurement of greatness of the soul, tenderness of the heart, and love for humanity, then Elie Wiesel indeed deserved all accolades awarded to him. But we must match words with deeds. Wiesel was the tender façade of ruthless Zionism, the royal advocate of the Apartheid-like state of Israel, and a prominent enabler of systematic genocide of the Palestinian people by making life unbearable or by uprooting them to make space for settler expansion.

Continue reading at http://intpolicydigest.org/2016/07/13/elie-wiesel-paradoxical-legacy-of-a-human-rights-icon/

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