Tag Archives: Occupation

Israel’s efforts to hide Palestinians from view no longer fools young American Jews

Jewish and Palestinian anti-occupation activists Jonathan Cook says US Jewry are becoming polarised, between an older generation whose ignorance allows them to advocate unthinkingly for Israel and a young generation whose knowledge has brought with it a sense of responsibility. Read more [...]

Palestine: another desperate cry for help

Palestinian Christians holding a cross and a Palestinian flag As Palestinian Christians warn that they are “on the verge of a catastrophic collapse”, Stuart Littlewood calls for a national campaign to visit all UK churches and shame them by asking what links they have with the Holy Land. Read more [...]

Why has Cyprus become an Israeli province?

Israel-Cyprus gas pipeline Gilad Atzmon writes: The Cypriot Read more [...]

How Israeli moves in Jerusalem are scotching Trump’s “ultimate deal”

Trump at the Western Wall Jonathan Cook argues that 1 June will be decision day for Donald Trump regarding his election campaign promise to move the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem and thereby kill any prospect of a two-state solution. Read more [...]

Why Palestinian President Abbas fears the prisoners’ hunger strike

Marwan Barghouti in handcuffs Jonathan Cook explains why the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike, and possible mass disobedience that may flow from it, threaten to undermine Abbas’s approach of reliance on Israel’s Western friends to achieve Palestinian statehood. Read more [...]

Pimping for Israel remains undiminished since UN report branded it an apartheid state

Theresa May and Binyamin Netanyahu Stuart Littlewood views the UK government’s refusal to apologise for the crime of the Balfour Declaration in the context of the Zionist lobby’s deep penetration of the British political establishment. Read more [...]

Israel celebrates 50 years as occupier

50th anniversary of 1967 occupation Jonathan Cook says Israel’s celebrations to mark the 1967 war “should lay to rest any confusion that the occupation is still considered temporary”, and when occupation becomes permanent, it will turn into something far uglier. Read more [...]

Trump has reminded Palestinians that it was always about one state

One state or two states in Palestine? Jonathan Cook says Trump’s claim that he is not fixated on a two-state solution means Israelis and Palestinians must define their objective: a fortress for their tribe, or a shared homeland with rights and dignity for all. Read more [...]

Israel’s settlers clear path to annexation with new land law

West Bank annexation Jonathan Cook says while a new Israeli law “legalises” the theft of private Palestinian lands, it will also highlight the criminal nature of all settlements and could end with Israeli politicians in the International Criminal Court. Read more [...]

“Being There” – Why Palestinians and Israelis should be worried about Trump’s presidency

Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Uri Avnery says everyone who cares about justice in the Middle East should be worried about Trump – “a totally self-absorbed narcissist” aided by Jared Kushner, a Zionist champion of “the most fanatical elements” in Israel. Read more [...]