Tag Archives: Occupation

Mahmoud Abbas: Leader without glory

Mahmoud Abbas Uri Avnery says although Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas “is a true patriot”, he is in danger of sliding, against his will, into a situation akin to that of Henri Petain, the leader of “Vichy France”.

The only surprise is that not more Israeli Jews are being attacked and killed

Palestinian despair Alan Hart explains the Israeli-engineered despair that is fuelling Palestinian violence in occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank, and argues that this violence may be used by the Israelis as a pretext to ethnically cleanse Palestine of its Palestinians.

Why Palestinians are rising up in Jerusalem and elsewhere in Palestine

Third intifada? Mazin Qumsiyeh writes: There has

Israel lights the touchpaper at Al-Aqsa again

Palestinian stone thrower Jonathan Cook argues that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s continuing pandering to his far-right constituency over Jerusalem’s holy sites, coupled with the Palestinian Authority’s helplessness, mean that “Palestinian youths will continue reaching for the humble stone”.

“An uprising is on the way here in Palestine”

Third Intifadah Mazin Qumsiyeh writes: An uprising

Palestine: The end or a new beginning?

Future of Palestinian cause Alan Hart says the future of the Palestinian cause depends on whether there are enough diaspora Palestinians who care enough to become politically engaged to rebuild their national institutions on democratic principles and standards of accountability.

A frightened Palestinian boy vs the ugly face of the Israeli occupation

Palestinian boy at Nabi Saleh As the footage of a young Palestinian boy being headlocked by an Israeli Wehrmacht soldier circulates around the world, Uri Avnery looks at how the attitudes of ordinary people around the world towards Israel are changing.

Israel unleashes its diplomatic thug on the UN

Danny Danon Jonathan Cook argues that Binyamin Netanyahu’s appointment of Danny Danon as ambassador to the UN is indicative of Israel's disdain for the international community and shows it has no place for negotiations or compromise.

Palestine: a global rethink

Palestinian flag Ruth Tenne spells out what the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah, as well as the worldwide Palestine solidarity movements, must do in order to achieve a secure, viable and contiguous Palestinian state.

Hamas and Fatah complicit in the Israeli occupation

Palestine divide and rule Uri Avnery argues that through their divisions and mutual hatreds, Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank are complicit in the Israeli occupation's strategy of divide and rule.