Binyamin Netanyahu and Ed Miliband

UK opposition leader falls for Zionist propaganda

Stuart Littlewood reminds us of UK opposition leader Ed Miliband’s broken promise – that he would visit the occupied Palestinian territories – and views his decision instead to regurgitate Israeli propaganda. More »

Pollution in Delhi

Filthy, deadly mayhem in India

Graham Peebles highlights the debilitating effects of pollution in India, arguing that it is time to end the official corruption and complacency that is turning India into the world’s biggest sewer. More »

Burst bubble

Why the Palestinian-Israeli talks bubble burst

Uri Avnery examines the myths, the comprehensive lack of understandings and the fears of the alternatives to a world of make-believe surrounding the failed US-mediated talks between Israel and the Palestinians. More »

Israeli serpent

Israel the unprincipled entity

Jamal Kanj says American spinelessness towards Israel – once described by a French diplomat as a “shitty little country” – is responsible for the collapse of so-called “peace” talks with the Palestinians. More »

BBC Israel Public Inquiry

BBC misreports John Kerry on talks failure

Nureddin Sabir detects the hands of Zionists behind the BBC’s misreporting of US Secretary of State Kerry’s statement, to downplay his blaming of Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians. More »

Israeli theft of Palestinian rights

The reality behind the Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jonathan Cook argues that, with the imminent failure of the Israeli-Palestinian talks,“the era of wishful thinking may finally be coming to an end – and that will be progress in itself”. More »

Israeli bullying

Threats from Palestine’s nasty neighbour

Stuart Littlewood views Israel’s threatening response to Palestinian moves to join international organizations as they’re entitled to, and wonders what entitles the squatters to threaten the indigenous people from exercising their rights. More »

Sheldon Adelson

Zionist billionaire eyes US presidential purchase

Uri Avnery examines how big money is corrupting US and Israeli politics, and highlights the role of American Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson who is now considering his next US presidential purchase. More »

Zionism is racism

Rosenberg’s conundrum: Zionism vs reality

Lawrence Davidson says, contrary to Michael Rosenberg’s defence of a racial Israel, “Zionism… has to go – for the sake of the Palestinians and... for a more promising future for the Jews”. More »

Free Palestine, Boycott Israel

“BDS is irrelevant.” Oh, really?

Stuart Littlewood debunks the Israel apologists’ argument questioning the relevance of the boycott and sanctions movement, which he explains is necessary if there is to be hope for justice for the Palestinians. More »

Tag: Gaza

UK opposition leader falls for Zionist propaganda

Binyamin Netanyahu and Ed Miliband

Stuart Littlewood reminds us of UK opposition leader Ed Miliband’s broken promise – that he would visit the occupied Palestinian territories – and views his decision instead to regurgitate Israeli propaganda.

“We must impose sanctions,” says British MP

Gerald Kaufman

Stuart Littlewood highlights a speech in the British parliament by one of the very few brave legislators, Gerald Kaufman, in which he underlined the absolute necessity of imposing sanctions on Israel, urgently.

Who will heal the running sore in the East?

Britain, Balfour and Israel

Stuart Littlewood examines how British officials prevaricate, dissimulate, twist and turn rather than face up to Israeli crimes and apologise for facilitating the ethnic cleansing of Palestine and dispossession of the Palestinians.

A reminder of the misery UK government inaction perpetuates across the Holy Land

As the British government shuts down for the Christmas and New Year festivities, British writer Stuart Littlewood reminds it of the hypocrisy and double standards it rather brush under the carpet but

Snow job about Israel-Palestine

Jerusalem snowy sky

Lawrence Davidson looks at how, by omission, the New York Times’ coverage of the Palestine-Israel conflict portrays Israel in the best possible light while ignoring the Palestinian narrative.

Israel opened the gates to two dams. Now Gaza is sinking

Richard Forer writes: In November 2012, I was a member of an InterFaith Peace Builders delegation to the Gaza Strip, where I witnessed the hardships, including food deprivation, Gazans live with. Most

Stealing Palestine: interview with Richard Falk

Richard Falk

Stuart Littlewood interviews UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk on a wide range of subjects, from the “peace process”, to the two-state solution and the international community’s responsibility to protect in Palestine.

Will the Pope insist on seeing Gaza this time?

Pope Francis

Stuart Littlewood hopes the new Pope Francis will not repeat the indifference shown by his predecessor, Benedict, and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams towards the victims of Israeli war crimes.

Have Palestinian-Israeli talks collapsed?


Given the bad faith shown by Israel in talks with the Palestinians, resulting in the Palestinian negotiators’ resignation, Stuart Littlewood challenges the UK government to justify its policy of encouraging endless talks.

Just how real is Hamas’s transformation?

Isra al-Modallal

Stuart Littlewood considers whether Hamas’s appointment of a female spokeswoman signals a break from the Palestinians’ inept communications handling – and from Hamas’s own obstinate insularity, obstructiveness, unapproachability and primitive charter.