Articles by Jonathan Cook

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HOW ISRAEL BOUGHT OFF UN’s WAR CRIMES PROBE
Jonathan Cook, 9 Oct 2009

Israel celebrated at the weekend its success at the United Nations in forcing the Palestinians to defer demands that the International Criminal Court investigate allegations of war crimes committed by Israel during its winter assault on the Gaza Strip. The about-turn, following vigorous lobbying from Israel and the United States, appears to have buried the […]

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HOW U.S. TAX BREAKS FUND ISRAELI “SETTLERS”
Jonathan Cook in Nazareth, 16 Sep 2009

Peace Group Targets Settlements’ Charitable Status Israeli peace activists are planning to ratchet up their campaign against groups in the United States that raise money for settlers by highlighting how tax exemptions are helping to fund the expansion of illegal settlements in the West Bank. Gush Shalom, a small peace group that advocates Israel’s withdrawal […]

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ISRAEL SEEKS WAYS TO SILENCE HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS
Jonathan Cook, 5 Aug 2009

First Goal is to Stop Gaza War Crimes Revelations In a bid to staunch the flow of damaging evidence of war crimes committed during Israel’s winter assault on Gaza, the Israeli government has launched a campaign to clamp down on human rights groups, both in Israel and abroad. It has begun by targeting one of […]

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TURKEY’S FALLOUT WITH ISRAEL DEALS BLOW TO SETTLERS
Jonathan Cook, 28 Mar 2009

Ottoman Archives Show Land Deeds Forged A legal battle being waged by Palestinian families to stop the takeover of their neighborhood in East Jerusalem by Jewish settlers has received a major fillip from the recent souring of relations between Israel and Turkey. After the Israeli army’s assault on the Gaza Strip in January, lawyers for […]

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