Category Archives: Other World

BBC’s lame interview with Israel’s defence minister

Sarah Montague Analysis of a BBC interview with Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon shows how, by failing to challenge the Israeli minister, the public broadcaster actually misinforms the public about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Is violent change inevitable in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia non-violent resistance Graham Peebles argues that unity, organisation and peaceful resistance, not violent rebellion, is the way to get rid of Ethiopia’s repressive and discredited regime, which now emulates the military dictatorship it ousted.

Netanyahu’s victory: Now what President Obama?

Decision time for Obama Alan Hart says Netanyahu’s election victory leaves Obama with two options: to compel Israel to do the right thing, or to allow it to take the region and the world to hell.

Poll shows most UK Jews would vote for Netanyahu

David Cameron and Binyamin Netanyahu Gilad Atzmon considers the disturbing implications of a recent opinion poll, which found that more than two thirds of British Jews would vote for Binyamin Netanyahu at the upcoming Israeli parliamentary elections.

Getting past the issue of being Jewish 

Judaism rejects Zionism Lawrence Davidson warns activists against falling into the Zionist trap of assuming that Israel is identical with the Jewish people and that individual Jews cannot do other than support the Zionist state.

From Libya to Italy in search of freedom

Refugee boat deaths Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greet people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.

The myth of rising anti-Semitism in Europe

Hasbara alert Uri Avnery debunks the flurry of Israeli and other Zionist propaganda which claims that European anti-Semitism is rising, blaming instead local historical baggage and Israeli behaviour for recent attacks on Jews.

Why we need the International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East.

Hundreds of UK artists join cultural boycott of Israel

More than 100 British artists have

Gagging the media in Ethiopia 

Ethiopia media repression Graham Peebles describes the Ethiopian regime’s suffocation of the media, and says donor countries such as UK and USA have a moral responsibility to hold the regime accountable for its repressive actions.