ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST

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Our reputation – our fault

Israelis' violent, vulgar behavior abroad is root of growing hatred towards us that has nothing to do with anti-Semitism

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Cynthia McKinney blocked from leaving the country for speech

by Cynthia McKinney

Today, November 23rd, I was slated to give remarks in Damascus, Syria at a Conference being held to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and, sadly, the 60th year that the Palestinian people have been denied their Right of Return enshrined in that Universal Declaration. But a funny thing happened to me while at the Atlanta airport on my way to the Conference: I was not allowed to exit the country.

Israel Bans International Media from Gaza, Arrests Activists

Israel has banned foreign journalists from entering Gaza to cover the deteriorating humanitarian situation there as the country 's complete closure of the territory enters a third week.

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Racist Cartoons from AIPAC's "Near East Report"

It isn't racism if it comes from Israel.
The following cartoons were published in the "Near East Report" the lobbying newsletter founded by Isaiah L. Kenen and currently published by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

http://irmep.org/ila/cartoons/default.asp

Israel industry using West Bank as chemical dump

The Israeli administration has buried more than 50 percent, or three million tons, of its nuclear and chemical waste in the occupied West Bank. Most of the waste comes from the Israeli industrial zones and is buried secretly causing slow death and disease as it seeps from the soil, PNN partner station Radio Dream reports.

http://www.uruknet.info/?p=m48504&hd=&size=1&l=e

Survey says Israel has the worst brand in the world

A new survey published in the US Wednesday says that Israel is suffering from the worst public image among all countries of the world. "Israel's brand is by a considerable margin the most negative we have ever measured in the NBI, and comes at the bottom of the ranking on almost every question," states report author Simon Anholt.
http://www.israeltoday.co.il/default.aspx?tabid=178&nid=10395

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