Jerusalem repression

Israel’s model of political despair in Jerusalem

Jonathan Cook says Israeli policy in Jerusalem and the rest of the occupied West Bank is turning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict into an “unmanageable colonial conflict that risks heading towards religious conflagration”. More »

Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Israeli soldiers at Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem: The Unholy City

Uri Avnery says Israeli policies in Jerusalem – ethnic cleansing, neglect, oppression, provocation – have created an explosive situation in the city, which is now a hostile environment for inhabitants and tourists. More »

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Prosecute Israel – or let the people decide

Jamal Kanj says the Palestinian Authority must use the momentum of European recognitions of Palestine as a state to take Israel to the International Criminal Court for its violations of international law. More »

Kheir al-Din Hamdan

Israeli politicians inciting murder and mayhem

Uri Avnery argues that the actions of irresponsible Israeli politicians – from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Minister of Home Security Yitzhak Aharonowitz – is paving the way for a Palestinian uprising. More »

Ed Miliband and Labour's Jewish donors

Will British Jewish funders’ blackmail backfire?

Alan Hart offers advice to the UK Labour Party’s erstwhile Jewish donors, who are allegedly ditching the party because Ed Miliband condemned Israel and supported recognition of Palestine as an independent state. More »

Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks, preacher of Israeli hasbara

Stuart Littlewood explains why a recent speech made by former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has left him wondering whether he's an instrument of God or just another preacher of Israeli hasbara. More »

Chickenshit

Chickenshit Netanyahu

Uri Avnery examines the tense and contradictory US-Israeli relationship, and argues that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is exploiting the dysfunctional US political system to destroy the chances of peace. More »

Jonathan Djanogly

Jonathan Djanogly, example of UK’s Israel stooges

Stuart Littlewood examines the behaviour of an Israel flag waver in the UK parliament, Jonathan Djanogly, one of the “dirty dozen” lawmakers who voted against recognising Palestine as an independent state. More »

Gaza prison

How Israel is turning Gaza into a super-max prison

Jonathan Cook argues that the Palestinians’ humanitarian needs and their right in international law to resist their oppressor are being sacrificed to make the enforcement of Israel’s occupation more efficient. More »

Tag: Justice

The spy camera as our friend

“Can surveillance cameras help free us? asks Nazareth-based British journalist Jonathan Cook. In a posting published on his blog, he elaborates: Do the cameras that now surround us, helping governments keep continual

Loss of innocence: Gaza’s children tell their story through art

Rod Cox, a campaigner for justice for the Palestinians, writes:  During a trip to the Gaza Strip by boat in 2008 I was overwhelmed by the need of the people to tell

India’s space madness amid astronomical poverty 

India's space mission

Graham Peebles questions the justice and wisdom of India’s ruling elite, which spends USD1 billion annually on its space programme while India has the world’s highest number of people practising open defecation.

Transitional times or the end times?

People power

Amid violence and destruction raging in many corners of the world, Graham Peebles detect signs of hope in the growing movement that seeks to build an alternative to the neo-liberal paradigm.

International law vs US democratic practice

US and international law

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.

Watch: Why farmers are killing themselves in India

Why are so many Indian farmers committing suicide? In the video above the widow of one such farmer who took his life after his crop failed explains what happened.

“I escaped from Israel and lost my children”

No exit

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.

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

Free Andargachew Tsige

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.

Corporate capitalism versus human happiness 

Happiness

Graham Peebles argues that the prevailing paradigm of market fundamentalism, neo-liberalism, globalisation and corporate politics, rather than promote social cohesion and the pursuit of happiness, engender depression, anxiety, greed and disharmony.

The case for a new global paradigm

Sharing

Graham Peebles argues the case for global change which places sharing, sustainability and cooperation – not competition, greed and abundance – at its heart, and cultivates tolerance, individuality, trust and social unity.