Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tag: Cities

UNRWA’s Mortal Enemy

Article by Tawfiq Abu Shumar in ​​Sawa News​,​ ​a ​Palestinian news agency​,​ on Wed​s, March 14, 2018​. Arabic source: https://palsawa.com/post/145326 The plan to dismantle UNRWA is no longer a secret plan. Rather, it has become the...

Preparations for the “Great Return March” – Update

Overview Preparations continue in the Gaza Strip for a mass march to Israel’s border (the “great return march”). To that end the Palestinian organizations operating in the Gaza Strip have organized a “national committee” which...

Iranian nuclear weapons and “Palestine” Twin perils for Israel

"I think, therefore I am." René Descartes, Discourse on Method Although difficult to calibrate or measure, Iranian nuclearization and Palestinian statehood  are likely progressing at roughly the same pace. To be sure, this coincident or near-...

From Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 1: The Puzzle’s Extra Pieces

Introduction Joan Peters’ book, published in 1984 and 7 years in the making, began as a sympathetic investigation into the reasons why the Palestinians have remained refugees since the Israeli War of Independence in 1948....

From Peters’ Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 3: The Arab Jew

Introduction “The Arab Jew” is the longest chapter of Joan Peters' book.  The chapter profiles many of these vulnerable communities, the other, true but ignored, refugees of the Middle and North Africa.  It tells of...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 12- A Hidden Factor in Western Palestine: Arab...

Introduction: From my own point of view, Chapter 12 contains more than enough statistical evidence accumulated in years of study by many researchers whose work attests to disproportionate Arab immigration into a tiny portion, the...

FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL – Joan Peters – Chapter 13: A Hidden Movement: Illegal Arab...

Introduction Joan Peters opens her chapter with quotes from British officials: “Arab immigration into Palestine? Why, it did not exist. There was no such thing. No one ever kept track of that. -Veteran archivist, British Public Record...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 14: Official Disregard of Arab Immigration

Introduction: The history of the British people has been indelibly stained by the record of the British Government's mendacious, mal-intentioned management of the Palestine Mandate.  As the reader will see, those twin contortionists, the British...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, chapt. 18: The Flight from Fact

Introduction: It was a privilege to re-read and summarize a chapter in this book. I hope that I was able to capture the nature of the author that permeates the pages: a devoted humanitarian, but...

BBC reporter revealed to be member of secret anti-Israel Facebook group

The indefatigable David Collier has published a long two-part report about a secret Facebook Group called ‘Palestine Live’ that includes among its membership Holocaust deniers, antisemites and conspiracy theorists. Part one of the report can be found here and...