The Pain

  • Criticizing Israel is not anti Semitic
  • Timeline: colonialism, imperialism and neocolonialism
  • Colonialist Zionism
  • 1991 Peace Process- Two-State Solution


the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.


a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.


underlying racist practices often includes the idea that humans can be subdivided into distinct groups that are different due to their social behavior and their innate capacities as well as the idea that they can be ranked as inferior or superior.


the use of economic, political, cultural, or other pressures to control or influence other countries, especially former dependencies.


the seizure and control of an area by military forces, especially foreign territory and control of a territory by foreign military forces.

Ethnic Cleansing

the mass expulsion or killing of members of an unwanted ethnic or religious group in a society.

Colonialism, Imperialism
and Neocolonialism

Ignoring or downplaying colonial atrocities is the moral equivalent of Holocaust denial

Colonial Powers

Great Britain
New Zealand
United States


54 countries except Ethiopia and Liberia

25 countries, except Thailand, Japan, Bhutan, Nepal, Tonga, China and Korea

Middle east: 17 countries, except Iran

The Americas
South America: 9 countries
Latin America: 13 countries

Total of 118 countries

Colonialist and Imperialist Timeline



The start of Colonialism and Imperialism by Europeans



As early as 1843, "A land without a people for a people without a land"

phrase was intreduced by Christian Zionist to litigmize the colonization of Palestine during the 19th and 20th centuries.


“Manifest Destiny”  and Jewish Political Zionism were coined in the U.S.



1900 Early Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1914 World War I
1914 Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire
1917 Balfour Declaration
1921 Transjordan
1932 Iraqi Independence
1933 Mass Jewish Immigration
1936 Palestinian Revolt
1939 Zionist Fight the British
1943 World War II
1947 UK Refers the Future of Palestine to the UN
1948 Zionists Massacre of Deir Yassin
1948 Palestinian  Independence Movement
1949 Israeli War and occupation of Palestine
left 700,000 Palestinians Refugees


1952 Egypt Independence
1956 Suez Crisis



250,000 Palestinians Displaced UN Security Council Passes Resolution 242

1964 PLO was established
1967 Six-Day War
1967 The Palestinian Leftists movement was born


1970 Black September
1973 Yom Kippur War
1974 Civil War and Palestinian  Insurgency in
South Lebanon
1975 UN Resolution Calling Zionism a Form of Racism
1978 Israel Invades Southern Lebanon
1979 Israel and Egypt Peace Agreement



1991 Madrid Peace Process
1993 Oslo Accord
1994 Paris Protocol Is Signed
1995 Oslo II Accords Signed

New Millennia

2000 Historic Camp David II and Beginning of the Second Intifada
2001 Mitchell Report
2002 Israel Invades and Occupies Much of the West Bank
United States Sponsors UN Resolution Calling
for a Palestinian State alongside the State of Israel
2003 Construction of the Wall and the Road Map
2004 World Court Rules West Bank Wall Violates International Law
2005 Sasson Report Reveals Illegal Israeli Outposts in West Bank and Gaza Strip
2008 Israel war on Palestine (Operation Cast Lead)
2011 President Obama Calls for Negotiations to Begin for a
Palestinian State Based on Israel's Pre-1967 Borders
2012 Israel war on Palestine (Operation Pillar)
2014 Israel war on Palestine (Operation Protective Edge)
2015 Netanyahu Says No to Two-State Solution
2016 United States Commits $38 Billion over
the Years to Military Assistance for Israel
2016 United Nations Resolution Condemning
Israeli Settlements Allowing Motion to Pass
2017 Israel Passes Law Retroactively Legalizing Almost
4,000 Settler Homes Built on Palestinian Land
2017 Hamas Declares Willingness to Accept Interim
Palestinian State alongside Israel (pre-1967 Boundaries)

New Millennia

Colonialist Zionism

70 years of disposition and 50 years of occupation is racist and inhumane

100 years of Occupation
2 million dead since 1936
7 million refugees internally and in foreign countries since 1948
0.9 million Palestinian children confined without charge or trial
Human Rights Abuses
4.1 million Occupied Palestinians deprived of ALL the human rights listed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Denying Birthright
6 million Palestinians forbidden to live in the homeland continuously inhabited to the very dawn of agrarian civilization
Auschwitz of the Century
Israel's Gaza Concentration Camp for the asserted "crime" of being Indigenous Palestinians living in a tiny, remorselessly Zionist-bombed patch of Palestine.

100 Years since Balfour Declaration, Nov 2, 1917

2,000,000 Palestinians have been killed since 1948
1,772 — Number of Palestinian children killed by Israelis since 2000.
93 — Number of Israeli children killed by Palestinians since 2000.
19:1 — Ratio of Palestinian-Israeli child deaths since 2000.


  • AIPAC is described as one of the most powerful US interest groups
  • AIPAC lobbied the US government last year on 23 congressional bills.
  • Bill being introduced anti BDS. In essence, it is aimed at the first amendment and freedom of speech. The bill  is sponsored by Ron Wyden.
  • Former AIPAC employees say the group influences pro-Israel campaign cash.
  • The pro-Israel lobby helps ensure candidates get some financial backing from members.
  • In 2008, pro-Israel political action committees gave $3mn to congressional and presidential candidates.
  • Pro-Israel groups donated more to Democrats than to Republicans in 2008.
  • Republican candidate Newt Gingrich has benefitted from a very large donation from billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson who has pledged up to $100mn - and support for Israel as the single biggest issue for Adelson.
94% — Percentage of Palestine inhabited by Palestinians in 1946.
15% — Percentage of Palestine inhabited by Palestinians today.
5 million — Number of Palestinians currently living in foreign refugee camps.
2 million — Number of Palestinians currently living in foreign refugee camps.
Israel’s foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, wants a good chunk of Israel’s Arab population stripped of citizenship.


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With you standing for justice and human rights, the Palestinians are not alone.