Tag Archives: Revolution

Chaos in Jerusalem is a warning of things to come

Chaos in Jerusalem Jonathan Cook argues that the chaotic violence of the past weeks in occupied Jerusalem and other parts of the occupied Palestinian territories “looks like a warning from the future – a future Israel is hurtling towards”.

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”.

Libya in the stranglehold of Islamist thugs

Libyan failed state Nureddin Sabir argues that Libya may has passed the point of no return, just as Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo had done before it, and is now a failed state.

The die still to be cast for Egypt’s revolution

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood likes

The stillbirth of the new Libya

Libyan Ansar al-Sharia Nureddin Sabir paints a dismal picture of the prospects for his native Libya, now a crumbling, lawless, failed state where Islamist militias have filled in the post-Gaddafi political and security vacuum.

The Islamists’ hijacking of Arab hope

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Jamal Kanj argues that in swapping places with Dark Ages Europe, the contemporary Arab world is descending in darkness because religionists are consumed with peripheral practices rather than seeking democracy and knowledge.

“Jerusalem the Red Line”

Palestinian armed resistance Stuart Littlewood argues that effective Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation must go beyond amateur gestures, such as firing garden-shed rockets, and self-defeating attacks on civilians – and must start early.

Watch: putting human faces to the Syrian revolution

Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution While

Syria’s secular rebels are there, if you care to look

Syrian researcher Bassma Kodmani

Worldwide social activism demanding change

Brazil protests Graham Peebles views the people’s movements sweeping the globe, from Occupy to the Arab Spring and the protests in Brazil and Turkey, arguing that a new spirit of revolution is afoot.