Tag Archives: West Bank

Creating a legal precedent: Palestine considers suing Israel in international sports court

Israeli-Palestinian football war James Dorsey examines the wider implications of plans by the Palestinians to take Israel to the world’s top sports court to force it to ban clubs based in Jewish colonies in the West Bank from playing in Israeli divisions. Read more [...]

Could Hamas’s Haniyeh steer a course to Palestinian freedom?

Ismail Haniyeh Stuart Littlewood welcomes the prospect of Ismail Haniyeh replacing Khaled Meshaal as Hamas leader, and hopes that if he does he would amend Hamas’s charter – presently a gift to Israel – and attend to the Palestinians’ communications deficit. Read more [...]

Israel to colour-code “good” and “bad” Palestinians

Avigdor Lieberman with knife Jonathan Cook says Israel has resurrected a failed policy to sustain its occupation, comprising sticks and carrots, side-stepping Palestinian leaders by relying on collaborators, and an online propaganda campaign. Read more [...]

Rumblings of mounting discontent among Israelis and Palestinians

Palestinian protester wielding a knife James Dorsey says the fabric of Israeli and Palestinian societies is being eroded by a conflict to which a solution seems distant and by societies and leaderships incapable and unwilling to listen to a Palestinian youth whose prospects are dim. Read more [...]

Islamic State terror causes Church leader to question God’s existence

Justin Welby - Helmet Stuart Littlewood comments on the contradiction of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby claiming despair at God’s failure to help the distressed, while he himself has shown a marked lack of concern for the persecution of the Christians of Gaza and Bethlehem by Israel. Read more [...]

Hamas and Fatah complicit in the Israeli occupation

Palestine divide and rule Uri Avnery argues that through their divisions and mutual hatreds, Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank are complicit in the Israeli occupation's strategy of divide and rule. Read more [...]

“It’s time for Palestine,” says Abbas as corruption runs out of control

Mahmoud Abbas corruption Stuart Littlewood says the political incompetence of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas – whose mandate expired six years ago – as shown in his inept dealings with Israel, is matched only by his catalogue of maladministration and malfeasance. Read more [...]

When did Israel cease fire?

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Watch: Israel’s squatter colonies

In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Read more [...]

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

Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, Read more [...]