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Israel’s Administrative Torture and Lawless Captivity of Vanunu Mordechai

Feb. 22. No Freedom of Speech, No Freedom of Movement here, 26 year waiting for my Freedom Now!!!! Richard Falk wrote, “We should begin by refusing to use the phrase administrative detention, rechristening it as ‘administrative torture’ or ‘lawless captivity’.

From Belfast to Palestine

"The methods and photos from Abu Grahib and Guantanamo were no shock to any Palestinian who had been in prison between 1967 and the ‘80’s. All the methods used in Abu Grahib were normal procedures against Palestinians."

All We are Saying is Give Justice a Chance and All...

I hold these truths to be self-evident: That all people are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights and to secure these rights, governments are instituted among people deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

The Global March to Jerusalem, the 36th Land Day and IMAGINE...

March 30, 2012 is The Global March to Jerusalem and the 36th anniversary of LAND DAY. As “reality leaves much to the imagination” [John Lennon] I imagine the third intifada could finally erupt...

Dear Yoko: GIMME SOME TRUTH Vanunu Update

"All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth. I've had enough of reading things by neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians. All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth."-John Lennon, 1971.

At the Crossroads of War: Do NOT Say You Were NOT...

Iran's leadership denies any effort to make a nuclear weapon and Iran's Foreign Minister said that international inspectors will be allowed to visit any site in Iran that they wished while The New York Times beats the drum for war.

Israeli Wrecking Crews VS a State of Nonviolent Solidarity

The night before President Obama’s State of our Union Address, Israeli authorities demolished the Beit Arabiya Peace Home for the fifth time. While standing astride those ruins, ICAHD Director Dr. Jeff Halper, vowed, "We shall rebuild, we must rebuild as an act of political defiance of the occupation and protracted oppression of Palestinians.”

The Fragility of Freedom: SOPA, Ken Starr and Vanunu Mordechai

If Congress passes the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) it will allow the government to censor sites deemed to be trafficking in copyrighted intellectual property and YouTube would likely be shut down.

Here’s To The End of The ‘Special Relationship’ and More Outing...

The bumper sticker reads, “I love my country…but I think we should start seeing other people” and recent events lead me to believe it could actually be happening in regards to the “special relationship” between US and Israel.

George Mitchell – Why it is Apartheid?

"This is much worse than apartheid. Israeli measures, the brutality, make apartheid look like a picnic."

It’s ALL a God Thing

People ask me all the time why I went to occupied Palestine [7 times since 2005] and why do I care so much about such a small plot of real estate. I reply, that I went the first time to meet a little boy of Beit Jala, which is a suburb of Bethlehem for he irrevocably changed my life.

US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers

This spring, Israel and US will showcase the largest ever missile defense exercise and establish US command posts in Israel and Israeli Forces will occupy EUCOM headquarters in Germany.

DemocraticUnderground.com, Censorship, Google Alerts and Carpe Diem

This morning's email included a Google Alert for "eileen fleming" which led to another lame attack by The Democratic Underground and another opportunity to expose Zionism on the WWW.

Threats of Lawsuits and Remembering Nakba

On the second day of 2012, I received my second threat of a legal action in an email with a letter attachment “regarding a libelous publication on wearewideawake.org” from a law firm in Tel Aviv.

Operation Cast Lead and a 2012 Deja Vu

Exactly three years after Operation Cast Lead, Israel is threatening another invasion on Gaza while Hamas leaders order a halt to all attacks on Israel.

The Media, Ron Paul and a Third Rail named Vanunu Mordechai

Ron Paul’s poll numbers are surging, the Media’s scrutiny is focused on the contents of an “investment newsletter” that Paul produced and profited from back in the ’80s and ’90s.

The Serial Hypocrisy of The Media vis-a-vis Ron Paul and Mordechai...

Inspired by Presidential contender Ron Paul who demonstrated on CNN that he will not tolerate fools, this candidate for US House of Representatives seizes this opportunity to address the “serial hypocrisy” of corporate media in regards to their 25 years of failure to report on Israel’s nuclear whistle blower Mordechai Vanunu, who wrote today:

A Christian Palestinian Gandhi Responds to GOP

“Israel will not survive unless it does justice! The situation is deteriorating and we must frustrate Israel’s plans and actions because they are not built on justice.

Israel Is Only A Democracy If You Are A Jew. –...

Both Secretary of State Clinton and Secretary of Defense Panetta have now gone public with concerns over Israel’s growing isolation in the Mid-East.

Facebook Causes and Connections: The Jewish Internet Defense Force and FREE...

A few days before a friend in Tel Aviv alerted me to a story in Haaretz written by Yossi Sarid, my most recent struggles with Face Book began. Sarid wrote, “A week has passed and I'm still wondering who the hell sent those security people to attack the book and me, and what exactly he wanted to achieve. And why now of all times?”

WMD, Congress, Presidents and “Morals”

President Shimon Peres said that the international community should engage in a “moral” attack on Iran. There are five different House committees considering H.R. 1905, which seeks to impose sanctions on Iran in an attempt to disrupt Tehran's nuclear program. Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA), said, “Critics [of the sanctions] argued that these measures will hurt the Iranian people. Quite frankly, we need to do just that.”

Message to Stephen Colbert, Buddy Roemer and All Presidential Candidates

What follows is the background story of the questions I emailed and hand delivered to Buddy Roemer which have now become an Open Inquiry to All Presidential Candidates.

Palestinian Prisoners Behind Bars and Walls

"What so much of the western press in particular has bypassed so far is the human aspect of our prisoners, who unlike Shalit, have been bunched up into one unappealing category: murderers, terrorists, people out for blood. And who wants to give a human story to that?" I do and have ever since my first of seven trips to Israel Palestine in June 2005.

Open Letter to Israeli Supreme Court Justices RE: Ongoing Injustices against...

Today, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected Mordechai Vanunu’s petition to cancel the injunction forbidding him from leaving Israel. I responded via the postal service and the World Wide Web:

Peace Talks and the Pieces of the Holy Land

On Tuesday Israel announced plans for 1,100 new Jewish only housing units in the south Jerusalem settlement of Gilo, which is outside of the 1967 boundaries.

The Third Rail and Forcing Obama to Earn his Nobel

Today at the United Nations President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas formally requested full United Nations membership and stated, "I don’t believe anyone with a shred of conscience can reject our application for full admission in the United Nations." Citizens of conscience can help force President Obama to earn his Nobel Peace Prize...

Obama Proves Zionism Rules US and He is NOT on The...

CTJP=Compassion, Truth, Justice, Peace. President Obama's speech today at the UN drew immediate praise from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his efforts to dissuade Palestinian leaders from pushing for a United Nations vote on statehood, calling Obama’s actions a “badge of honor”.

TO D.C. FROM: Iran, New York and Florida

The first two reports come out of Iran and I play clean up from Florida.

Scottish Parliament Calls for Vanunu’s Freedom

Yesterday members of the Scottish Parliament called for Mordechai Vanunu's right to leave Israel and Vanunu recalled "the beginning of this case in 1987."

GLOBAL WARNINGS from Vanunu and CNI

The Council for the National Interest/CNI seeks to encourage and promote a U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East that is consistent with American values, protects our national interests, and contributes to a just solution of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Today Vanunu uploaded his important interview with CNI/ to his Youtube channel.

Vanunu Waits and I Remember

While Vanunu waits for his next court date, he is staying busy uploading video interviews he has given, beginning in 2004 to his You Tube Channel.

WIKIPEDIA Censors Mordechai Vanunu: Again!

On Wednesday, Mordechai Vanunu updated the world regarding his appeals. Under “Arrests and hearings” on Vanunu’s WIKI page I posted Vanunu's words and linked them back to his Youtube Channel.

Hackers, Worms and Israel-USA Collusion Versus Gaza-Palestine

While hard working American tax payers face economic hardships, 81 members of Congress neglected listening to their constituents during this summers recess to take a lobbyist-funded trip designed to pressure them into sending even more tax-payer-funded weapons to the Israeli military which will be used to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians.

Phone call and Email to Secretary of State Clinton RE: Israel,...

On Monday morning around 9 AM, I left a message with the person answering the phone for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seeking a statement regarding Israel, Nuclear Weapons and Mordechai Vanunu.

The Fighting Father, a Christian Anarchist and God Part III

Native Australian, Professional boxer and social justice Anglican priest, Rev. David B. Smith is currently in the midst of a 17 day USA speaking tour that began in California and concludes in D.C. While in Florida, Rev. Dave and I got together around my kitchen table and began a two day conversation about God, Israel, Palestine, Zionism, Human Rights, Mordechai Vanunu, etc...

30 Days to a FREE Vanunu!

On Thursday in Tel Aviv, the High Court judges ruled that Mordechai Vanunu's petition must be answered within 30 days that he wrote over two months ago requesting the revoking of his Israeli citizenship citing the Citizenship Revocation Law passed in March that enables the courts to revoke the citizenship of those convicted of crimes against the state...

To Renee Fleming from a Flaming Fleming

Renee Fleming is scheduled to perform Jerusalem on 28 July to sing a concert of ‘duets and arias’ accompanied by ‘Israel’s flagship’ the Israel Philharmonic, which is to be broadcast to 480 cinemas across America under the title ‘Live from Jerusalem’.

Mr. Presidents and Prime Ministers Tear Down This Wall!

Six years of weekly protests against the route of Israel’s separation wall and four years after the Israeli high court declared the path of The Wall illegal and admitted its purpose had nothing to do with ‘security’ but with settlement expansion, Israeli army bulldozers began to dismantle The Wall in Bil'in this week.

Candidate for U.S. House Advocates Peoples Takoever

When I was a novice reporter six years ago, I learned that it was at the end of the interview that you heard the beginning of the story. As I begin my search for a District in Florida to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, I learned that lesson again and was also inspired to go this way to get my political message out to we the people of the USA that we have it in our power to take over the House of Congress.

Facebookers Call for Bob Dylan to Boycott Israeli Concert

Human rights "Blowin’ in the Wind" while Bob Dylan ignores to play on in Tel-Aviv June 20