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: 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.