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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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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Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 1:01pm
Salam Fayyad, the World Bank and the Oslo game
Triggered by gas-price increases, tens of thousands of Palestinian taxi, truck and bus drivers in the West Bank observed a one-day strike, effectively shutting down cities. This, as Al Jazeera reported , was the culmination of several days of protests where thousands of Palestinians, frustrated by the economic crisis in the West Bank, took to the streets.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 10:31am
Preparing Israel for War
In response to the recent assassination of Zuhair al-Qaisi, the Secretary General of the Popular Resistance Committees in the Gaza Strip, along with another fighter, Palestinians fired rockets at southern Israel and the Israeli military launched air strikes at targets throughout the Strip.
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Friday, November 18, 2011 - 8:49am
Is Israel Preparing an Assault Against Iran?
Skimming the newspapers as I rushed to get my children ready for school, I suddenly understood that Israel might actually be preparing for a military attack against Iran. "[United States Secretary of Defense Leon] Panetta Demanded Commitment to Coordinate Action in Iran" read one headline, and "A Bomb at Arm's Length" read another.
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