Neve Gordon

Neve Gordon

Neve Gordon is an Israeli activist and the author of Israel's Occupation and co-author (with Nicola Perugini) of the newly released The Human Right to Dominate.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 11:45am
Israel’s New Friends in the Trump White House
In February, the Israeli prime minister praised the British government for introducing new guidelines prohibiting publicly funded bodies from boycotting Israeli products. ‘I want to commend the British government for refusing to discriminate against Israel and Israelis and I commend you for...
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Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:30am
Israel's Boycott Hypocrisy
On October 9, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he plans to support his coalition's initiative to boycott the Joint List , the third largest party in the Knesset. The move, initiated by Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, is aimed at punishing the party's decision not to go...
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
Human Shields as Preemptive Legal Defense for Killing Civilians
Human shields have been making headlines for some time. Before the recent fray between ISIS and Iraqi governmental forces in Fallujah, the United Press International released an article entitled “ Iraqi forces halt Fallujah advance amid fears for 50,000 human shields .” Indeed, not a day has passed...
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Monday, August 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
Israel's Torture Method: Force-Feeding
Miri Regev, Israel's Minister of Culture and Sports, supports torture. She is not alone. Joining her is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and nearly all ministers and members of Knesset in his coalition have followed suit. Although almost half of the Knesset members opposed to the bill, the...
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Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:45am
Time to Erase Israel's Green Line
About fifty students sat on the concrete floor of a makeshift shack, absorbing the desert heat as they listened to Salim talk about the imminent destruction of Umm al Hiran and Atir, two unrecognized Bedouin villages located twenty minutes from my apartment in Beer-Sheva. On May 6 , the Supreme...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:00am
Drones and the New Ethics of War
This Christmas small drones were among the most popular gift under the tree in the U.S. with manufacturers stating that they sold 200,000 new unmanned aerial vehicles during the holiday season. While the rapid infiltration of drones into the gaming domain clearly reflects that drones are becoming a...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 11:15pm
On 'Human Shielding' in Gaza
All fighting within cities and all bombardments of urban spaces, even the most "precise and surgical", is a potential death trap for civilians. Consequently, the permeation of war into cities inevitably transforms their inhabitants into potential human shields. For Palestinians living in Gaza today...
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:59am
High Court Rules: It Is Impossible To Be Israeli
For years when I travelled abroad, people would often inquire about my name and nationality. I, of course, would answer without hesitation: “I am Israeli”.
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Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 10:33am
Honesty and the Dominant Zionist Narrative
The Israeli mayor of Upper Nazareth, Shimon Gaspo, is an honest man. As part of his bid for re-election in the town which overlooks the ancient Palestinian city of Nazareth, he has launched a well-orchestrated political campaign.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8:50am
Israel’s 'Indigenous Invaders’
On June 24th the “Prawer Plan for the Arrangement of Bedouin-Palestinian Settlement in the Negev” passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament.
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