Plight of girls in India

The tragedy of being a girl in India

Graham Peebles examines the plight of girls in India, the victims of dysfunctional cultural practices that had been manipulated during the colonial era and, though outlawed, still result in infanticide and murder. More »

Stop AIPAC

How Obama could take on, defeat the Zionist lobby

Alan Hart argues that US President Barack Obama can take on the Zionist lobby in Congress and win, but leaves open the question of whether Obama has the courage to do so. More »

George Galloway

They won’t silence Galloway with half-truths

Stuart Littlewood looks at how Britain’s Israeli stooges, notably the Jewish Chronicle and MP Mike Freer, have resorted to smears and half-truths to damn MP George Galloway and musician Gilad Atzmon. More »

TTIP threat to NHS

Scramble to conclude suspicious EU-US trade deal

With the UK industry in intensive care, Stuart Littlewood asks whether Britons should throw open the door and allow US big business to muscle in under cover of a trade treaty. More »

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 »

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