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Video: Israeli soldiers share an ecstatic moment as they destroy homes in Gaza

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Listen to the sheer ecstatic joy erupting (1:24*) from these soldiers as they watch their deadly handiwork unfold. As government officials, observers and pundits express their deep regret over the tragic toll on civilians in Gaza, the soldiers carrying out these particular operations don’t appear to share their concern. *The original video accompanying this article has been pulled due to

Video: Frantic scenes during Qalandia demonstration as wounded are rushed to Ramallah Hospital

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This film contains footage of Thursday’s demonstration at the Qalandia checkpoint, and later at Ramallah Hospital. Without proper protective wear, I avoided the frontlines of the demonstration. The video depicts a frantic scene to carry wounded protesters to ambulances, and the controlled chaos of Ramallah Hospital that lasted almost until sunrise. The injured protesters in

Video: Night raid in Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp

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The news is rightfully focused on Gaza right now, but that doesn’t mean life is quiet in the West Bank. The video above was shot by Kelly Lynn last night in Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp. Here’s the description: Israeli Defense Forces raid Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp early in the morning on July 21st, 2014. Soldiers arrested 3

Video: While the world watches Gaza, protests rage across the West Bank

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Palestinian youth gathered again for the ninth consecutive night near Rachel’s Tomb on Bethlehem’s Jerusalem-Hebron Road on Friday, June 11th.  Clashes began on July 3rd in response to the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir and have continued with the Israeli government’s current operation in Gaza.  At least 8 young people have been treated for wounds

Video: Uprooted, Walled Out & Cut Off — The Palestine Festival of Literature visits Jerusalem

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Authors China Miéville, Gillian Slovo, Tom Warner and Omar el Khairy visited Jerusalem to learn about the Israeli occupation as part of the 2013 Palestine Festival of Literature.  From the video’s YouTube page: Authors and artists attending the 2013 Palestine Festival of Literature were taken around Jerusalem, where they saw the multiple techniques being employed to ethnically cleanse

Video: Israeli soldiers detain 6-year-old child on his way to school in Hebron

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This video was shot this morning by the International Solidarity Movement in Hebron. They explain the scene: At approximately 7 am this morning, Rami Rajabi, a six-year-old child, was 20 meters away from checkpoint 29 when he threw several pebbles in al-Khalil (Hebron). As Rami walked away towards his school, three Israeli soldiers burst out

Video: Nabi Saleh activist shot at point blank range by Israeli border police (Updated)

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Video: Israeli soldiers shot Manal Tamimi aka @screamingtamimi from a distance of zero meters today #NabiSaleh http://t.co/jAxwqtqHOS — لينة (@LinahAlsaafin) December 27, 2013 Mairav Zonszein has some details on the video above: An Israeli Border Policeman was videotaped shooting Palestinian activist Manal Tamimi in the leg with a rubber-coated bullet from very close range in

Once and Future Bride of the Sea: A historian discusses the history of Jaffa from the Nakba until today

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This upcoming Thursday, the Tel Aviv Cinematheque will host its first Nakba film festival, featuring films about the Israeli-Arab War of 1948 and the catastrophic repercussions it has had for the Palestinian Arabs. The official Zionist narrative of Israel’s War of Independence and its causes and effects is drummed into every citizen from the earliest age,

Video: Israeli soldiers detain, terrify young Palestinian boys in Hebron

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It’s hard to know what to make of this. Nerve-grinding hard. The accompanying text of the International Solidarity Movement video says: Published on Oct 30, 2013 Israeli soldiers hid in an alleyway outside a school and fired stun grenades directly at school children, before grabbing two young boys and marching them towards a nearby police

Adelson’s atomic moment: Help us break more video stories

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Last week we scored a big media hit with Phil Weiss and Alex Kane‘s reporting on Sheldon Adelson’s appearance at Yeshiva University. In addition to being featured on Chris Hayes’s show above, it was also picked up in the New York Times, Time, Politico, and BuzzFeed among others. This is an example of one thing

Video: Another Problem from Hell? Adelson and Wiesel laud Rwanda’s Kagame

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At New York’s Cooper Union, where Abraham Lincoln launched his presidential campaign, I witnessed pro-Israel Republican billionaire Sheldon Adelson laud the “military genius” of Rwandan strongman Paul Kagame while a crowd consisting mostly of Jewish Americans cheered. Organized by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the popular TV personality and failed New Jersey congressional candidate whose hapless campaign

Video: Palestinian students call on US students to recognize their conditions– and divest

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I produced this film “Palestinian Students Call to Divest for Justice” along with two friends from al Ma’sara, near Bethlehem, Mahmoud Elddin and Moath al Lahham. We wanted to bring the difficult reality of life under occupation as Palestinian students experience it to the gaze of the wider public as the debate at the University of

Gaza in shadows

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From the video’s Vimeo page: I tried to collect some pictures offering a glimpse of the situation in the Gaza Strip, a closed, besieged place put under a blockade by the Israeli Zionist state. Despite the everyday misery and difficulty, people carry on with their lives and try to do their best in order to

‘Courage is Contagious’: Glenn Greenwald electrifies Chicago crowd speaking on Snowden, journalism and the NSA

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Friday night in Chicago Glenn Greenwald addressed the Socialism 2013 conference live via Skype and reflected for the first time on what the past month has been like for him in the wake of his interview with Edward Snowden, and subsequent disclosures regarding the National Security Agency’s spying on American citizens. Greenwald had been scheduled

‘Girls on Fire’ tell Alicia Keys — Don’t play Apartheid Israel

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Cool new video from University of New Mexico – Students for Justice in Palestine – “This film is inspired by the Palestinian women who everyday nonviolently resist the illegal occupation of their land.” From the video’s YouTube page: Sign the petition: https://www.change.org/ People around the world are calling on Alicia Keys to join figures such as

Video: Paterson, NJ raises the Palestinian flag over city hall for Palestinian-American Day

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Exciting news. One day after the Palestinian flag reached the top of the world, a flag raising ceremony was held in Paterson, New Jersey (video 3:12) accompanied by the Palestinian national anthem and cheers of “Long Live Palestine”. It’s probable Paterson has become the very first municipality in the United States to raise the Palestinian flag

Clashes break out across the West Bank as Palestinians mark the Nakba

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Clashes outside of Ofer prison on during a Nakba demonstrations on May 15, 2013. (Photo: Allison Deger/Mondoweiss) Clashes broke out across the West Bank, including in East Jerusalem, yesterday as Palestinians marked the 65th anniversary of the Nakba. Nakba, or “catastrophe,” refers to the displacement of over 750,000 Palestinians and destruction of over 500 villages

Video: Palestinian refugees from Syria speak out

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Possibly what we need to do most in the case of the Syrian revolution is listen to people who participated in it and those who are facing the abhorrent violence against it. Listen to these Palestinians, now yet again refugees in another land. First the Zionist armies exiled them from their villages in Palestine in

B’Tselem Video: Mass arrest of Palestinian children on their way to school in Hebron

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B’Tselem Press Release: B’Tselem this morning urgently contacted the Army’s Legal Advisor for Judea and Samaria, demanding his emergency intervention regarding the detention of numerous children, including some as young as 8 to 10 years old, by the Israeli military this morning in Hebron. Preliminary information received this morning by B’Tselem indicates that the army