Dick Cheney

Israel – America’s torture consultant

Jamal Kanj notes that the similarity in torture techniques described in the Senate’s report and those used by the Israelis on Palestinians points to an Israeli role in America’s practise of torture. More »

UN-Palestine State

Israel’s splendid isolation

Uri Avnery reviews Israel’s international isolation and assesses the consequences of a US veto or non-veto of a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to the Israeli occupation. More »

US torture

America and the forgotten futility of torture

Lawrence Davidson says showing once more that torture is futile will not stop it from recurring in the USA, and that the only deterrence is to hold the politicians responsible to account. More »

US imprisoned by Israel

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

Jonathan Cook says while Europe is becoming increasingly disenchanted with Israel, as shown by the growing recognitions of Palestine, US policy towards Israel is paralysed by fear of upsetting the Zionist lobby. More »

Ziad Abu Ein

Whitewashing a Palestinian minister’s murder

Jamal Kanj examines the murder by Israeli Wehrmacht soldiers of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein and the subsequent propaganda blitz by Israel and its Western stooges and nincompoops to whitewash the murder. More »

Alon Ben-Meir

Israel’s Jews trapped in their own narrative

Alan Hart explains why Israeli Jews must acknowledge that a terrible wrong was done to the Palestinians by Zionism in the name of all Jews and that this wrong must be righted. More »

Media determinism

Free choice vs media determinism

Lawrence Davidson questions the extent of free will, whether in commercial or political choices, in the face of media manipulation amounting to determinism and exercised through advertisements and selective news and emphasis. More »

Sanctions Russia Israel

Palestine and Europe’s symbolic gestures

Alan Hart says Europe needs to go beyond gestures towards Palestine and submit a Security Council resolution with an ultimatum for Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories or face international sanctions. More »

Ethnic cleansing

Israel’s ethnic cleansing manifesto

Jamal Kanj argues that Israeli politicians such as the present foreign minister, the Moldovan former nightclub bouncer Avigdor Lieberman, are seeking to complete the ethnic cleansing begun by Israel’s founders in 1948. 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 »

Tag: Muslims

Watch: Palestine before the Zionist cancer

Have you ever wondered what Palestine looked like before the Zionist cancer brought racism, hatred, bloodshed, mass land theft and ethnic cleansing to the country? Thanks to Lobster Films, a Paris-based film

Islamist killing in the name of Allah

Islamist violence in Egypt

With Islamists murdering Muslims and non-Muslims alike the world over, Nureddin Sabir examines the argument which warns against distinguishing between extremist and so-called “moderate” Islamists such as the Muslim Brotherhood.

A small victory for Muslim women’s rights in Britain

Rebekah Dawson

Nureddin Sabir welcomes a British judge’s ruling that a Muslim woman must remove her veil while giving evidence in court, but says what’s needed is a ban on the veil in public.

Richard Dawkins’s wake up call to Muslims met with hysteria

It’s pretty sad when anyone, let alone a respected author and scientist, is attacked simply for stating a hard fact. Yet that is precisely what happened when Richard Dawkins tweeted: All the

Egypt’s no-win dilemma

Amid the fast-moving developments in Egypt since the ouster of President Muhammad Morsi, it is easy to be distracted by peripheral issues and lose sight of the critical question at the heart

Bloody future awaits the Middle East

Syrian bloodbath

Uri Avnery says events in Syria could signal the disintegration of the nation-state and a return to ethnic-religious communities and, with them, “wholesale massacres and ethnic cleansing” .

Religious persecution and Israeli exceptionalism

US-Israel religious hypocrisy

Stuart Littlewood examines a prime example of double standards from the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, which exempts Israeli persecution of non-Jewish faiths from its list of religious persecutors.

Betraying Americans for Israel

Barbara Boxer

US senators – Democrats and Republicans – acting on behalf of Israel are pushing through legislation allowing the Israeli government to engage in racial, ethnic and religious discrimination against American citizens.

Ahmad al-Qabbanji, brave Islamic scholar

If it is hard nowadays to find an ordinary practising Muslim who is able to exercise his critical faculties and willing to embrace the modern world, you would have thought it would

British neocon blog exposed as Israeli mouthpiece

Bigots

Laura Stuart describes how the Islamophobic blog Harry’s Place operates as a propaganda mouthpiece for the Israeli state and the tactics it uses to dehumanize the Palestinian people and distort the truth.