Category Archives: Palestine

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the two-state vs one-state solution

Right of Return train Blake Alcott urges the PSC to show solidarity for all Palestinians – in Israel and the diaspora, not just in the West Bank and Gaza Strip – and decide whether it supports justice and a one democratic state, or Zionism and a two-state solution. Read more [...]

A Palestinian refugee’s journey from the Nakba to present day

Palestinian man holds the key to his usurped home, as a symbol of the right of return Jamal Kanj looks at what the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing and dispossession of Palestinians – meant for one Palestinian refugee as he journeyed through Zionist terror, dispossession, grief and steadfastness. Read more [...]

Open letter to the Palestinian leaders

Open letter to Palestinian leaders Ruth Tenne writes: The report by Read more [...]

“Gaza, this uninhabitable planet… I want to run away from this madness”

Gaza hell Stuart Littlewood relays, through the words of a female resident of the Gaza Strip, how unbearable life had become for the Palestinian residents of the Strip who live in despair, ill health, poor accommodation and without some of the basics of life. Read more [...]

Is it too late for peace in Israel/Palestine? 

Is peace possible in Palestine/Israel? Alan Hart argues that if the Palestinians insisted on dissolving the Palestinian Authority and handing back to Israel full responsibility and complete accountability for the occupation, peace in Palestine/Israel might still be possible. Read more [...]

The Palestinians must put their political act together if their cause is to be kept alive

Palestinian children Alan Hart explains what the Palestinians must do if their quest for justice is to succeed, and what Israeli Jews must do if they want to live in peace and harmony, rather than in an obnoxious and increasingly violent apartheid state. Read more [...]

UN supports sovereignty for Palestine and slams Israel

UN supports Palestinian sovereignty Stuart Littlewood hails the UN General Assembly resolution reaffirming the Palestinian and Syrian peoples’ sovereignty over their natural resources in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories. Read more [...]

A Palestinian call for “unarmed warfare”

Palestinian non-violent resistance Jonathan Cook looks at the arguments for non-violent resistance – or “unarmed warfare” – being put forward by some Palestinians as a means of discovering hope, reclaiming their dignity and winning freedom from Israeli oppression. Read more [...]

Palestine’s “can’t deliver” chief negotiator promoted to secretary-general

Saab Erekat with Tipi Livni Stuart Littlewood laments the continued political existence of Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator with Israel who, despite his solid track record of failure, has been promoted to secretary-general of the Palestine Libation Organisation. Read more [...]

Mahmoud Abbas: Leader without glory

Mahmoud Abbas Uri Avnery says although Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas “is a true patriot”, he is in danger of sliding, against his will, into a situation akin to that of Henri Petain, the leader of “Vichy France”. Read more [...]