US and international law

International law vs US democratic practice

Lawrence Davidson looks at the role of the “war on terror” and, more importantly, special interests, such as the myriad Zionist lobbies, in undermining the United States’s adherence to international law. More »

Islamic State and Israel allies

ISIS and Israel allies against a Palestinian state

Jonathan Cook says Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is using the fear of the jihadist group Islamic State to tarnish the reputation of the Palestinian resistance, even though the two are completely unrelated. More »

No exit

“I escaped from Israel and lost my children”

Rick Myers, a US citizen from the state of Oregon, describes in an interview with Marianne Azizi the pain and suffering caused by Israeli laws, which take hundreds of lives every year. More »

Free Andargachew Tsige

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

Graham Peebles argues that donor-country indifference to the Ethiopian regime’s human rights violations begs the question what price is too high for the illusion of stability in the Horn of Africa. More »

Tide of religious extremism

Time running out for peace in Middle East

Uri Avnery says time is running out for Israelis to make peace with Arab nationalists, especially with the Palestinian people, before religious fanatics – Muslims and Jews – sweep across the region. More »

Islamic State aberration

An Islamic aberration

Jamal Kanj argues that the “Islamic State”, which is wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, is a prodigy of George W. Bush, whose invasion of Iraq created the conditions for its birth. More »

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers and Yasser Arafat

Alan Hart recalls an encounter with arch-Zionist Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers who infamously declared that the nearly 2,200 Palestinians murdered by Israel in the Gaza Strip this summer “deserve to be dead”. More »

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jihadism and how to isolate, contain and defeat it

Alan Hart argues that jihadism cannot be defeated militarily but can be contained and eradicated if the US changes its foreign policy and Muslims reinterpreted the Quran to suit the modern age. More »

Douglas Carswell

UK Independence Party hugs Friend of Israel

Stuart Littlewood shows that far from standing for UK independence, the UK Independence Party’s latest “catch”, Tory defector Douglas Carswell, is a Zionist propagandist with a track record of stooging for Israel. More »

Zionism is the problem

“But is it good for the Jews?”

Lawrence Davidson explains why Israel and Zionism are not fit for purpose, and argues that Jews must distance themselves from Zionism and Israel, if only for their own enlightened self-interest. More »

Category: Palestine

Watch: The numbers behind Israel’s destruction of Gaza

It has been a little over two weeks since the Gaza-Israel ceasefire. The United Nations has just released a report detailing what the 50 day war has cost Gaza so far, including

Israeli Wehrmacht’s violence against peaceful protest in Palestinian village of Wadi Fuqeen

A peaceful protest against Israel’s latest illegal land grab was violently suppressed by the Israeli occupation forces on the afternoon of 5 September. What began as a peaceful march for the cultivation

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

Broken promises and broken dreams

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”?

Palestinians claim UN protection, prepare lawsuits

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Stuart Littlewood explores why the Palestinian leadership failed to publicize its lawsuit against Israel and its request for UN protection  and why it has taken it so long to act.

Watch: Today 90 per cent of people in Gaza have no electricity

With the only power plant in Gaza destroyed by Israel, 1.6 million people are without electricity and 2 in 3 do not have access to safe water or basic sanitation.

What more horrors are in store for Gaza?

Gaza Under Attack July 2014

Against the background of the silence – or complicity – of Western political and religious leaders towards Israeli war crimes in Gaza, Stuart Littlewood outlines possible scenarios that could bring about change.

Watch: Life in Gaza explained

The Gaza Strip has been described as the world’s largest open air prison. Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip has had catastrophic results for average Palestinians living there. The video below looks

Wanted: new strategy for Palestinian resistance

Strategy

Alan Hart argues that Palestinian violent resistance to Israel is counterproductive and that Palestinians must dissolve the Palestinian Authority and thereby expose Israel and make it responsible and accountable for the occupation.

PLO must take Palestine’s case to the ICC

International Criminal Court1

Stuart Littlewood highlights the weasel words of the British government towards Israel’s aggression in Gaza, but says the onus is on the Palestinians themselves to take Israel to the International Criminal Court.

Gaza doctor: “We are now facing a real genocide”

Message from Dr Mona Qasim Alfarra, who directs a hospital in the Gaza Strip and works day and night with her colleagues to provide healthcare and psychological support, especially for children. It