Netanyahu's war electioneering

Netanyahu trying to provoke war to win election

Uri Avnery explains why many Israelis believe that the sudden flair up on the border with Syria, caused by an unprovoked Israeli attack, was an election ploy by Netanyahu and his companions. More »

Pope Francis and Shimon Peres

A challenge for Pope Francis

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. More »

Binyamin Netanyahu and Europe's right

Netanyahu, Europe’s far right find common ground

Jonathan Cook says Israel’s PM and Europe’s far right’s common vision is a Europe free of Jews, who should be in Israel, and free of Muslims, who risk undermining support for Israel. More »

Terror in Paris

Terror in Paris: how we got there and a way out

Lawrence Davidson views the Paris attacks in the broader contexts that contributed to them, and asks how much blood has to be shed before we honour the only escape route: international law. More »

Netanyahu waving at Paris demonstration

Paris attacks – Islamists’ gift to Israel

Uri Avnery argues that the jihadist terrorist attacks in Paris benefited Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli right and Zionism in general, and may also help entrench the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. More »

Jewish censorship

UK Zionist mafia’s onslaught against free speech

Stuart Littlewood looks at how Britain’s Zionist lobby is sabotaging freedom of speech by bullying politicians and journalists who speak the truth about Israel, most recently BBC reporter Tim Willcox. More »

Netanyahu-Livni-Paris

War crimes suspects lead Paris anti-terror march

Stuart Littlewood voices incredulity at the appearance of war criminals Binyamin Netanyahu and Tzipi Livni, and Jewish squatter leader Naftali Bennett, at the Pars march marking the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack. More »

Greater Israel

Israel’s March 2015 elections

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. More »

Israeli child poverty

Unreported Israel: poverty, injustice, child abuse

Moti Leybel and Marianne Azizi highlight some facts about life in Israel which the Israeli political and “security” elites and their allies in the media and abroad would rather hide. 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

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.

An Israeli government minister speaking the truth?

Armed Jewish squatters

Alan Hart views how Israeli governments have deliberately straightjacketed themselves by colonizing the occupied Palestinian territories with Jewish squatters so as to make it impossible to return the land to the Palestinians.