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Palestine at the International Criminal Court

Lawrence Davidson assesses the potential and problems of the Palestinian request to the International Criminal Court to begin a preliminary investigation of Israel’s actions during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip. More »

China loves Israel

Israel’s new Asian allies

With Israel turning to Asia to compensate for its loss of Western support, Jonathan Cook wonders how long it will be before it starts replying on a Chinese veto at the UN. More »

Islamic State terrorists

How to defeat violent Islamic fundamentalism

Alan Hart says Western foreign policy and repressive Arab and Muslim regimes are at the core of violent Islamic fundamentalism, and that Western leaders could change both, but they will not. More »

Hasbara alert

The myth of rising anti-Semitism in Europe

Uri Avnery debunks the flurry of Israeli and other Zionist propaganda which claims that European anti-Semitism is rising, blaming instead local historical baggage and Israeli behaviour for recent attacks on Jews. More »

Christian Zionism

Church of England’s hidden Zionist agenda 

Stuart Littlewood says the Church of England is home to a mission preaching the Zionist gospel, and that is why truthseekers such as Rev Stephen Sizer are hounded out of their jobs. More »

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Why we need the International Criminal Court

Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East. More »

Ethiopia media repression

Gagging the media in Ethiopia 

Graham Peebles describes the Ethiopian regime’s suffocation of the media, and says donor countries such as UK and USA have a moral responsibility to hold the regime accountable for its repressive actions. More »

Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, Israel’s casino king

Uri Avnery examines how the ultra-right-wing American Jewish Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson dominates Israel through Binyamin Netanyahu and the yellow press, and the US Congress through the Republican Party. More »

Stephen Sizer at Palestine Solidarity Campaign

UK priest Stephen Sizer silenced by Israel’s stooges

Stuart Littlewood shows how, by imposing censorship on the Reverend Stephen Sizer, the Church of England has sold its soul and ditched its Christian principles to please Israel’s stooges in Britain. More »

Guernica

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections. More »

Tag: United Nations

Why we need the International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court

Lawrence Davidson explains why the implications of the International Criminal Court’s preliminary investigation of Israeli war crimes during the 2014 invasion of the Gaza Strip go far beyond the Middle East.

UNICEF to investigate abuse of children’s rights in Israel

Marianne Azizi writes: There are many international treaties and conventions that Israel has either not signed or not ratified. It is the only state in the Middle East not to sign the

Palestine accession to Rome Statute and other international instruments

Nicolas Boeglin writes: On 6 January, United Nations secretary-general issued a note indicating that the Rome Statute, the treaty that establishes the International Criminal Court (ICC), will enter into force as to the

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.

For the Palestinians UN means Useless Nations

UN - Zionist lobby influence

Alan Hart charts the history of subversion of the UN by the Zionist lobby, which turned into reality US President Truman's fear that Zionism would put the Security Council out of business.

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

US imprisoned by Israel

Jonathan Cook says while Europe is becoming increasingly disenchanted with Israel, as shown by the growing recognitions of Palestine, US policy towards Israel is paralysed by fear of upsetting the Zionist lobby.

Netanyahu’s and Abbas’s UN speeches

Netanyahu and Abbas

Uri Avnery compares Binyamin Netanyahu's and Mahmoud Abbass’s speeches at the UN General Assembly, and argues that Netanyahu was addressing “the most primitive voters in Israel” who don’t care what gentiles think.

Palestinians claim UN protection, prepare lawsuits

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Stuart Littlewood explores why the Palestinian leadership failed to publicize its lawsuit against Israel and its request for UN protection  and why it has taken it so long to act.

Remember Israel’s abuse of Palestinian kids

Israeli soldier arrests palestinian child

Nureddin Sabir argues that whatever has happened to the missing Israeli squatter kids whose parents had chosen to live on stolen land, the real story is Israel’s ongoing abuse of Palestinian children.