Hugh Fitzgerald

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Israel Apologizes and Sends Condolences for the Death of an Autistic Palestinian

The story is from Reuters: More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

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Wild Boars Running Wild In Haifa During Lockdown

The Palestinian Arabs blame Israel for a great many things. I learned recently that for years they have been claiming that the Israelis, always seeking…

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The Islamic Republic of Iran is Pulling Out of Syria

The Israeli news site Walla has some unexpected good news about Syria. From The Algemeiner: “Under the pressure of continuing IAF air strikes, Iran is…

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German Music and Cultural Festival Features Antisemitic Academic, But Cancels Over Coronavirus (Part 2)

Before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of this year’s Ruhrtriennale, Stefanie Carp’s invitation to Achille Mbembe attracted much horrified comment. Prior to the cancellation,…

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Popular Distrust of the Government In Iran Just Keeps Growing (Part 2)

While the numbers of coronavirus cases in Iran steadily increases, the government’s response has been grossly inadequate for the task at hand. And the public…

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Popular Distrust of the Government In Iran Just Keeps Growing (Part 1)

Iran’s government has made a series of errors recently that have decreased further still the already waning trust of its own people. First, when Qassem…

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An Iranian “Scholar” On the “Virus” of Western Liberal Democracy

MEMRI.org recently posted excerpts from a lecture given by “scholar” Alireza Ebadi, the representative of the Supreme Leader in Southern Khorasan Province. The summary below…

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How the International Committee of the Red Cross Presents the Plight of a Palestinian Matriarch

Elder of Ziyon has noticed that the International Committee of the Red Cross chose to tug at our heartstrings with a tweeted story about the…

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Members of Congress and Their Highly Selective Indignation

Stephen Flatow notes that a letter signed several weeks ago by 60 members of Congress shocks the conscience, or should. Here is his story :…

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Former Diplomat Blames “Genocidal” Americans for Coronavirus Outbreak

Amir Mousavi is a former Iranian diplomat who now describes himself as a “researcher.” He recently gave an interview on an Arabic-language Russian television channel,…

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