Tag Archives: Human Rights

Israeli police beat up disabled protesters

Marianne Azizi writes: Despite persistent Read more [...]

BDS, human rights and the Jews

BDS at 12 years Lawrence Davidson examines the achievements of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement as it enters its 13th year, and debunks the Israeli arguments intended to destroy it, including the attempt to identify it with anti-Semitism. Read more [...]

Europe’s shameful refugee policy

EU refugee policy Graham Peebles examines the EU’s expediency-based policy towards refugees, and argues for unified policies based on collective responsibility and group need, not the nationalistic approach which does nothing to deal with the underlying causes. Read more [...]

Report exposes abuse and neglect of illegally detained prisoners in Israel

Marianne Azizi writes: Between 1996 Read more [...]

America’s culture war against tolerance

Tolerance does not mean-tolerating intolerance Lawrence Davidson highlights the growing threat to the culture of tolerance in the United States posed in particular by right-wing Republicans, especially in the traditional bastions of free speech: university and college campuses. Read more [...]

The poison of commercialisation and social injustice

Poisons and toxins Graham Peebles recounts the harm done to societies by commercialisation, and says an alternative built on sharing, common purpose and recognition that collaboration, not competition, is the way forward, is beginning to take root. Read more [...]

American father fights for his kidnapped children’s lives in Israel as his son wastes away “in care”

Marianne Azizi writes: Last January Read more [...]

The UK Labour Party has regained its principles and offers hope to millions 

Theresa May vs Jeremy Corbyn Graham Peebles argues that under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn Labour is offering a positive message of hope at the coming UK election and presents a real alternative to the Conservatives. Read more [...]

Why would anyone vote Conservative in the UK election?

British working class Graham Peebles explores the role of the media – and ignorance – in propping up the present, unjust status quo in Britain and making it likely that those who suffer most from Conservative policies will vote Conservative. Read more [...]

The tragedy of world-wide forced displacement 

Syrian refugees Graham Peebles stresses the misery driving people to migrate, and the miserable conditions they endure en route to and after arriving at their destination, and calls for compassion in treating these victims of circumstance. Read more [...]