Israel’s army of spin-doctors is doomed to defeat

Israeli soldier threatens Palestinian journalist As Israelis rush to join an army of spin-doctors to justify to outsiders Israel’s policies in the occupied territories, Jonathan Cook explains why their cartoon version of reality is unconvincing and self-defeating.

Net closes on Israeli rights activist as watchdog takes up his case

Oppression can only survive through silence Marianne Azizi describes the environment in which Israeli rights activists have to work, where children are commodities in a state-sponsored lucrative business and where you can be locked up for protesting.

“Untouchable” Israel continues to cripple Gaza with its sea blockade

Marianne - Gaza flotilla Stuart Littlewood highlights the British government’s ongoing rear-guard defence of Israel’s violations of international law, most recently its piracy against Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotillas, and its illegal blockade of Gaza.

Don’t be fooled: “media watchdogs” are Israeli propaganda tools

Hasbara goes www Alastair Sloan examines Israel’s key internet propaganda tools which pretend to seek "balance" in Western media reporting about the Palestine-Israel conflict but are in fact part of Israel’s well-funded hasbara programme.

Is BDS replacing Iran as Israel’s blackmail card?

BDS – freedom, justice, equality Alan Hart spells out what the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement must do in order to fend off Israel’s false charge of “anti-Semitism” and to become a potent weapon.