Tag Archives: War Crimes

Gaza, this “poor desperate place”: Waiting for the end?

Misery in the Gaza Strip A Palestinian mother of three writes to Stuart Littlewood from the Gaza Strip explaining how her life, and the lives of others from the strip, have become near-impossible in the three years since she wrote to him last. Read more [...]

Message from UK High Court: Carry on arming the Saudis (and never mind the slaughter in Yemen)

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia kill Yemenis Stuart Littlewood examines Britain’s complicity in the war crimes committed by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and the role of notorious Israeli stooge Liam Fox, the UK’s secretary of state for international trade, in this. Read more [...]

Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals help shore up a sense of victimhood

Israeli soldier headlocking Palestinian boy Jonathan Cook argues that “Israel has taken collective punishment – a serious violation of international law – to new extremes, stretching the notion to realms once imaginable only in a dystopian fable like George Orwell’s 1984”. Read more [...]

Reality and its enemies: The rehabilitation of war criminal George W. Bush

George W. Bush Lawrence Davidson examines attempts in the US to rehabilitate former President George W. Bush against just two of the consequences of his war policies in the Middle East: cancer-causing munition material and drug-resistant bacteria. Read more [...]

Israel tutors its children in fear and loathing

Israeli children taught fear and loathing Jonathan Cook highlights state-sponsored activities in Israel intended to create traumatised children, distrustful and fearful of anyone outside their Jewish tribe, and views the impact on the prospects for peace with the Palestinians. Read more [...]

Cui bono? Who launched the chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib?

Syrian Islamist cutthroats Uri Avnery explains why logic dictates that it is the “half a dozen Syrian sects and militias who are fighting against Assad and against each other”, and not the Assad regime, that are responsible for the chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib. Read more [...]

Israel’s settlers clear path to annexation with new land law

West Bank annexation Jonathan Cook says while a new Israeli law “legalises” the theft of private Palestinian lands, it will also highlight the criminal nature of all settlements and could end with Israeli politicians in the International Criminal Court. Read more [...]

Fury at Azaria verdict is Israel’s Trump moment

Murderer Elor Azaria treated as hero Jonathan Cook says the conviction of Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier who murdered an unarmed and wounded Palestinian, and the popular reaction to the conviction, speak volumes about the state of Israeli society. Read more [...]

Remember Naboth: Israel’s “legalising” of the theft of private Palestinian property

Jewish colonist boys play with guns Uri Avnery reminds the mostly religious Jewish settlers stealing private Palestinian property in the West Bank – and the Israeli government, which is passing legislation to “legalise” such theft – of the fate of similar thieves in the Bible. Read more [...]

Decency demands we smoke out the real perpetrators of war crimes against Aleppo and Gaza

Israel's destruction of Gaza Stuart Littlewood contrasts the UK government’s sabre rattling over Russian military action in Syria’s Aleppo with London’s support for the Israeli regime and its war crimes against the Palestinians generally and the Gaza Strip in particular. Read more [...]