Tag Archives: Palestine

Richard Falk reprimands Ban Ki-moon over truth about Israel’s crimes

Richard Falk-Ban Ki-moon Stuart Littlewood recalls an interview with former UN human rights rapporteur Richard Falk in which he exposes “the politics of deflection” – shooting the messenger while ignoring the message – underlying the propaganda efforts of Israel and its allies. Read more [...]

Optimism of the will: One man’s hope amid fascism and bigotry in Israel

Optimism Uri Avnery explains why he is optimistic despite the deep despair of the Israeli peace camp, the exponential rise of Israel’s home-grown fascism and the fact that the Israeli government is leading the country towards national suicide. Read more [...]

UK’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign blocks call to expel Israel from UN

Wither PSC? Stuart Littlewood asks where does the Palestine Solidarity Campaign – the UK's leading pro-Palestine campaign group – go from here, now that it has rejected a proposal to seek Israel's expulsion from the UN for persistently violating international law? Read more [...]

Terror boss Netanyahu reaffirms support for Jewish squatter colonies on stolen Palestinian land

Hebron Jewish squatters Nureddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Information Read more [...]

UN supports sovereignty for Palestine and slams Israel

UN supports Palestinian sovereignty Stuart Littlewood hails the UN General Assembly resolution reaffirming the Palestinian and Syrian peoples’ sovereignty over their natural resources in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories. Read more [...]

Israel’s lonely lawyer fighting impunity

Israeli lawyer Avigdor Feldman Uri Avnery explains the challenges facing Israeli lawyer Avigdor Feldman who has asked the Supreme Court to open a criminal investigation against Israelis who have killed "terrorists" after they had become unable to act. Read more [...]

What was the point of Obama’s message to Israel’s president?

Reuben Riven and Barak Obama Alan Hart examines what could be either a warning or an expression of despair from President Obama to his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlen, and wonders what Obama’s game plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict might be in what remains of his presidency. Read more [...]

War Against the People: a timely jolt to spur civil society action

Jeff Halper's book, War Against the People Stuart Littlewood reviews Jeff Halper’s book, War Against the People, which “exposes the evil intent behind Israel's occupation and creeping annexation” and aims to enable activists to “formulate an effective anti-security and counter-hegemony agenda”. Read more [...]

YouTube becomes Israel’s new battleground against Palestinians

YouTube censored Jonathan Cook argues that rather than end the occupation – the principal source of Palestinian despair – Binyamin Netanyahu has chosen to conceal Israel’s brutality from the world through censorship and clamping down on human rights organisations. Read more [...]

Reign of “absurdiocy”: Terrorism and the Western and Israeli responses

Paris attacks and Western leaders Uri Avnery looks at how terrorism, most recently the “Islamic State” attacks in Paris and the lockdown in Brussels, has fed the opportunism of Israeli politicians and exposed the ignorance, incompetence and bankruptcy of Western leaders. Read more [...]