ISRAEL IMPOSING OCCUPATION TACTICS ON ITS PALESTINIAN CITIZENS
By Ben White, The Electronic Intifada, 11 May 2010
Several examples, including the arrests of Ameer Makhoul
and Omar Said, now point to an uncomfortable reality for
the self-proclaimed "only democracy in the Middle East":
practices that have long been routine in the military
occupation of the West Bank and Gaza are being used in
Israel to suppress dissent and limit civil liberties. The
green line is increasingly blurry. Ben White comments.
ISRAEL INCREASINGLY RESEMBLING A POLICE STATE
By Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 13 May 2010
RAMALLAH, occupied West Bank (IPS) - Israeli nuclear
whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu has been sentenced to
another three months imprisonment for allegedly refusing
to perform community service in West Jerusalem. His arrest
follows the detention of Palestinian leaders in Israel.