US imprisoned by Israel

US feels the heat on Palestine vote at UN 

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. More »

Ziad Abu Ein

Whitewashing a Palestinian minister’s murder

Jamal Kanj examines the murder by Israeli Wehrmacht soldiers of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein and the subsequent propaganda blitz by Israel and its Western stooges and nincompoops to whitewash the murder. More »

Alon Ben-Meir

Israel’s Jews trapped in their own narrative

Alan Hart explains why Israeli Jews must acknowledge that a terrible wrong was done to the Palestinians by Zionism in the name of all Jews and that this wrong must be righted. More »

Media determinism

Free choice vs media determinism

Lawrence Davidson questions the extent of free will, whether in commercial or political choices, in the face of media manipulation amounting to determinism and exercised through advertisements and selective news and emphasis. More »

Sanctions Russia Israel

Palestine and Europe’s symbolic gestures

Alan Hart says Europe needs to go beyond gestures towards Palestine and submit a Security Council resolution with an ultimatum for Israel to withdraw from the Palestinian territories or face international sanctions. More »

Ethnic cleansing

Israel’s ethnic cleansing manifesto

Jamal Kanj argues that Israeli politicians such as the present foreign minister, the Moldovan former nightclub bouncer Avigdor Lieberman, are seeking to complete the ethnic cleansing begun by Israel’s founders in 1948. More »

Israeli elections 2015

Israel’s upcoming election choices

Uri Avnery advocates a centrist-leftist election bloc to contest Israel’s upcoming polls, which he argues will decide between a racist, warmongering state or a democratic state at peace with the Palestinians. More »

Silencing dissent

Zionist lobby attack on academic freedom in USA

Lawrence Davidson examines how Zionists are undermining academic freedom in the USA by seeking to destroy the careers of critics of Israel, and argues that this underlines the importance of continued dissent. More »

Christian friends of Israel

The UK’s Israeli flag-waving Christian preachers

Stuart Littlewood highlights the case of Christian priests who act as Israel’s propagandists, ignoring Israel’s crimes against humanity and its persecution of their Christian brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. 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: West Bank

When did Israel cease fire?

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign writes: Although the BBC and other media are reporting that the “ceasefire” is holding, when did Israel ever cease fire? In the last few days two Palestinian children

Watch: Israel’s squatter colonies

In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, half a million Jewish squatters live in over a hundred colonies built on stolen Palestinian land. The government of Israel says it has a right to build these

Britain’s largest supermarket chain Tesco boycotts products from occupied West Bank

Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, Tesco, will no longer sell products originating from the Israeli-occupied West Bank starting September 2014, the Jewish Chronicle reports. Meanwhile two health and beauty product suppliers told the

Seize the moment! Boycott Israel

BDS

Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation.

US plans “Gazafication” of the West Bank

Apartheid Wall and Cages

Jonathan Cook argues that in the current US-sponsored talks with Israel, “the Palestinian leadership is being cajoled into an agreement that would destroy any hopes of a viable Palestinian state”.

Arabs reward Zionist aggression

The so-called “Middle East peace process” may be about to start moving, but in the wrong direction. On 29 April, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim al-Thani, the Qatari prime minister and foreign minister,

The Gaza blitz: winners and losers

Gaza winners and losers

Uri Avnery assesses the winners and losers from the latest Israeli blitz on Gaza and argues that the obvious, unequivocal conclusion to draw is that Israel must talk directly with Hamas.

Israel’s sewage war

Settler_sewage_in_Wadi_Fuqeen

The illegal Jewish settlement of Beitar Illit regularly opens its sewage tanks on to the farmlands of the Palestinian village of Wadi Fuqeen, ruining crops, contaminating the water and endangering health.

Gaza and after the ceasefire

Israeli soldiers marching

Stuart Littlewood says that, now that the Gaza slaughter is in abeyance, Western politicians will revert to form, fawning at Israeli leaders and rewarding them for their crimes.

Tear gas in Bethlehem and bombings in Gaza

Israelis attack Bethlehem with tear gas

Not content with trashing Gaza, the Israeli occupation army – “the most moral army in the world" – is taking it out on Bethlehem, invading the town and firing tear gas at