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 »

Tag: Activism

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

Questions to ask your pro-Israeli friends

Palestine questions

Paul Kinzelman formulates a set of questions which people of conscience can ask Israel’s supporters on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in general and on Israel’s genocidal war against the people of Gaza.

Canadian students vote to join boycott of Israel

Canada may be Israel’s closest lickspittle state – more than even the United States – but it would seem that Canada’s youth don’t share their government’s slavish attitude towards the world’s only

Watch: Want to boycott Israel? There’s an app for that

A new app called Buycott lets hundreds of thousands of users boycott products deemed to support Israel, something that is gaining popularity in light of the Jews-only state’s genocidal war on Gaza.

California pays homage to the Palestinian people

An incredible project is about to be unveiled in Oakland, California. Presented by Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, the Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural is a monumental work

Watch: Israel, Gaza and the BDS movement

Israel’s month-long assault on Gaza has left over 1,900 Palestinians dead, mostly civilians. It has also sparked condemnation by the United Nations and on Twitter. Outraged tweeps are using the hashtag #BDS

Middle East scholars, librarians call for boycott of Israeli academic institutions

In an unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people, and especially at this time with the Palestinians in Gaza, a group of over 100 prominent scholars and librarians of the Middle

Britain’s National Union of Students condemns Israel, calls for boycott

The governing body of the union representing seven million students in the UK has voted to tighten the boycott noose around the criminal state of Israel. On 4 August the National Executive

Israel to the Palestinians: submit, leave or die

Gaza homes in ruin

Jeff Halper says the blind and atavistic destruction unleashed by Israel on the Palestinians signals the death of the “two-state solution” and is a message to Palestinians: submit, leave or die.

UK’s largest trade union resolves to boycott Israel

Britain’s biggest trade union, Unite, has resolved to campaign for the boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, which it slammed as “guilty of the crime of apartheid”, the Middle East Monitor reports. In a