Monthly Archives: May 2017

How Israeli moves in Jerusalem are scotching Trump’s “ultimate deal”

Trump at the Western Wall Jonathan Cook argues that 1 June will be decision day for Donald Trump regarding his election campaign promise to move the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem and thereby kill any prospect of a two-state solution. Read more [...]

Why would anyone vote Conservative in the UK election?

British working class Graham Peebles explores the role of the media – and ignorance – in propping up the present, unjust status quo in Britain and making it likely that those who suffer most from Conservative policies will vote Conservative. Read more [...]

Manchester bombing: message still not understood

Bush, Blair and Iraq Stuart Littlewood argues that British foreign policy, from the Balfour Declaration of 1917, to the coup against Iran’s democratically elected prime minister in 1953, to the failed “war on terror”, are inextricably linked to terrorist atrocities in the UK. Read more [...]

The tragedy of world-wide forced displacement 

Syrian refugees Graham Peebles stresses the misery driving people to migrate, and the miserable conditions they endure en route to and after arriving at their destination, and calls for compassion in treating these victims of circumstance. Read more [...]

الحكم على الماضي بمعايير الحاضر؟ (Judging the past by present standards?)

Judging the past by present standards? بقلم منذر هنداوي ماذا Read more [...]

Israeli human rights lawyer in detention without defence or trial, a victim of judicial abuse

Arbitrary detention in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: An Israeli Read more [...]

Israel tutors its children in fear and loathing

Israeli children taught fear and loathing Jonathan Cook highlights state-sponsored activities in Israel intended to create traumatised children, distrustful and fearful of anyone outside their Jewish tribe, and views the impact on the prospects for peace with the Palestinians. Read more [...]

Israeli whistleblower sent to prison after exposing official corruption

Marianne Azizi writes: A former Read more [...]

Israel – a curious national home

Israel – a curious national home Uri Avnery examines how attention-seeking Israeli politicians are racing to propose laws so outrageous that the media cannot possibly ignore them, the latest being a bill on "Israel – the National State of the Jewish People”. Read more [...]

الجهاد من جديد (Jihad, again)

No to terrorism بقلم منذر هنداوي هذه Read more [...]