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By PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON International League of Peoples’ Struggle International Posted by Bulatlat.com In the strongest terms, we the International League of Peoples’ Struggle condemn as a crime against humanity the barbaric attack by the Israeli navy on the Freedom Flotilla of six boats from several countries, with more than 700 unarmed people on…

The argument that outsiders should not be allowed to criticize countries is being used more and more to thwart human rights campaigns By JOHANN HARI Commondreams.org Posted by Bulatlat.com Should you shut up about human rights abuses because they are happening far away, to people you don’t know, who have a different culture or color…

By ARNO J. MEYER CounterPunch International Posted by Bulatlat Israel is in the grip of a kind of collective schizophrenia. Not only its governors but the majority of its Jewish population have delusions of both grandeur and persecution, making for a distortion of reality and inconsistent behavior. Israeli Jews see and represent themselves as a…

Activists from the multisectoral group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) held a protest near the US embassy in Manila to protest the US government’s continuing support for Israel. For almost three weeks now, Israel has been carrying out bombing raids followed by ground assault on Gaza. The death toll is estimated to have now passed 1,000…

Israeli ground troops and tanks cut swaths through the Gaza Strip early Sunday, cutting the coastal territory into two and surrounding its biggest city as the new phase of a devastating offensive against Hamas militants gained momentum. The military used overwhelming firepower from tanks, artillery and aircraft to protect the advancing soldiers, and Gaza officials…