Tag Archives: Occupation

Artists call for sanctions on Israel

Don't dance with Israeli apartheid: Artists boycott Israel The actors Maxine Peake and Miriam

Netanyahu’s victory: Now what President Obama?

Decision time for Obama Alan Hart says Netanyahu’s election victory leaves Obama with two options: to compel Israel to do the right thing, or to allow it to take the region and the world to hell.

Why a fourth Netanyahu term may be a good thing

Binyamin Netanyahu isolated Alan Hart says a Netanyahu victory would isolate Israel more and improve the chances of Western governments compelling it to end its defiance of international law and denial of justice for Palestinians.

Who and what is the real Netanyahu?

Binyamin Natanyahu mugshot Alan Hart finds the key to understanding Binyamin Netanyahu in his father, Benzion Mileikowsky, an advocate of colonisation who believed the only way Israel could survive was "by killing all Arabs”.

A challenge for Pope Francis

Pope Francis and Shimon Peres Stuart Littlewood calls on Pope Francis to go beyond using fine and pious words, challenge Israeli crime in the Holy Land, and pluck up the courage to visit the besieged Gaza Strip.

Israel’s March 2015 elections

Greater Israel Lawrence Davidson explains why regardless of the outcome of the March elections, Israel’s habitual violence and its ongoing violation of international laws and the standards of human rights will not change.

Abbas’s big bluff on war crimes bid against Israel

Mahmoud Abbas options Jonathan Cook says while Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s resort to the UN and International Criminal Court are unlikely to end Israel’s occupation, he has no alternative other than dissolve the Palestinian Authority.

US: Palestinian quest for justice counterproductive

Exposing Israeli war crimes Stuart Littlewood examines the USA’s disgraceful rebuke of the Palestinians for seeking justice against Israel in the International Criminal Court, but wonders if Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is up to the challenge.

Palestinian dilly-dallying must stop

Mahmoud Abbas Jamal Kanj recalls the empty Palestinian threats, broken Israeli promises and United States collusion with Israel, and reminds the Palestinian leadership of the fate awaiting it if it does not act decisively.

Israel’s splendid isolation

UN-Palestine State 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.