Tag Archives: Occupation

Trump apes Balfour: giving away what isn’t his to give

Trump in solidarity with Netanyahu Stuart Littlewood stresses that Jerusalem is not Trump's to give away in 2017 any more than Palestine was Balfour's to promise the Zionists in 1917, noting that “We see where Balfour's running sore has led one hundred years later.” Read more [...]

Watch: Jerusalem, “The Flower of Cities”

Fairuz, "The Flower of Cities" Nureddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Information Read more [...]

War is peace: Trump’s move on occupied Jerusalem

War is peace: Trump's move on occupied Jerusalem Gilad Atzmon writes: No one has Read more [...]

Avi Gabbay: Israeli Labour Party’s new visionless, lacklustre and stale leader

Avi Gabbay Uri Avnery explains why it is time to forget the Israeli Labour Party and create a new political force with new leaders who are "young, charismatic and resolute, with clear-cut aims, who can energise the peace camp". Read more [...]

Balfour merrymaking a potential PR disaster for the British government 

Theresa May propagandising for Israel Stuart Littlewood argues that history will not judge kindly the British government's decision to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration "with pride" while refusing to apologise to its Palestinian victims and make amends. Read more [...]

Mahmoud Abbas is no Yasser Arafat. He must go.

Abbas is no Arafat Stuart Littlewood explains why Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas – and indeed the PA itself – have outlived any useful function they might have had – and should now step aside and make way for more competent leaders. Read more [...]

No time for shallow diplomacy, Christians, in the religious war on churches in the Holy Land

Palestinian Christians cry for help Stuart Littlewood examines the indifference of the Western Church establishments to the desperate cry for help from the National Coalition of Christian Organisations in Palestine, and argues the case for resetting the Christian-Jewish dialogue. 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 [...]

Gaza, this “poor desperate place”: Waiting for the end?

Misery in the Gaza Strip A Palestinian mother of three writes to Stuart Littlewood from the Gaza Strip explaining how her life, and the lives of others from the strip, have become near-impossible in the three years since she wrote to him last. Read more [...]

Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals help shore up a sense of victimhood

Israeli soldier headlocking Palestinian boy Jonathan Cook argues that “Israel has taken collective punishment – a serious violation of international law – to new extremes, stretching the notion to realms once imaginable only in a dystopian fable like George Orwell’s 1984”. Read more [...]