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The Jewish Settler’s Mind

Who is more dangerous? The fanatic believing a Judaic myth extolling theft and the extermination of the “other,” or the “diaspora” Jewish “agnostic” using lies and intimidation to enable the goals of the fanatic? Hard to choose…They are two hands clapping to salute genocide and grand larceny. All along, the Palestinian land is being eaten up by the […]

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Israeli Special Forces

[Ariadna: Concise and to the point, Greg Bacon’s photo-blog reviews some of the best known “achievements” of Israel’s special forces in powerful images.] Photo-Blog of Israeli Special Forces Training! By Greg Bacon This one shows the “OZ Brigade” training to sneak into Gaza and deal with those pesky Palestinian kids and their mothers! This one […]

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Intifada Against the Pharisees

Today is Palm Sunday. The Pharisees are meeting in Washington. The Pharisees are still around today, only they don’t call themselves Pharisees any more. One of the names they go by is AIPAC, or that’s how I view AIPAC anyway. And in its annual “policy conference,” opening Sunday and running till Tuesday, the lobbying organization […]

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Jews and Walls

Jews and walls… Jews and shtetls …. Jews and paranoia…. collective insanity. “They can’t be that crazy, ” says Aziz Oubid. Yes, Aziz, they can and they are! Saying he wants “to save Jewish lives,” the leader of the Israeli opposition is proposing to divide Jerusalem with more high walls and checkpoints, effectively banishing 200,000 […]

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Roger Waters on Why More Artists Don’t Speak Out Against Israel: They’re Terrified

Have you ever wondered why more musical artists don’t speak out on the occupation of Palestine? This is actually a question put recently by a journalist to someone who could be considered an expert on the matter–Roger Waters. His answer? To state it bluntly, “They’re scared shitless.” More than a quarter of a century ago, […]

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Israel Defies UN Efforts to Bring it into Compliance with Int’l Law

Nearly seven decades after the eruption of what turned out to be one of the longest-running, most violent confrontations of the modern history, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to be on the headlines, and despite the loss of so much political and financial capital, refuses to be resolved in a meaningful and sustainable way. In a […]

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The Mavi Marmara A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force by Clive Hambidge

The Mavi Marmara A Maritime Incident A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force Clive Hambidge This paper concerns itself in the main with the case of the Mavi Marmara referred to the International Criminal Court by the Union of the Comoros following the murders of 9 civilians aboard the humanitarian ship which was flying […]

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US theatre squelches play about Israeli siege

(that’s the 40-day siege of Christianity’s oldest church, not the 9-year siege of Gaza) So the ‘The Siege’ has been canceled in New York. Well, there’s a surprise! According to Mondoweiss, Friends of The Jenin Freedom Theatre issued a statement saying: “It is with deep regret that we announce that the Public Theater has decided […]

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Christendom Falls: Victory over Europe Day

The Battle of Berlin World War II, April 16th–May 2nd, 1945: The Battle of Berlin saw desperate German volunteers make a heroic last stand against the Jewish controlled Soviet Union, British Empire and the United States. Besieged, out-gunned and outnumbered 5:2, the Germans fought a bitter campaign in defence of their capital, before it eventually […]

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Falk reprimands Ban Ki-Moon over truth about Israel’s crimes

‘The politics of deflection’ (shoot the messenger, ignore the message) exposed With obvious relish Richard Falk, former professor of international law at Princeton and UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Occupied Palestine, has issued a well deserved slap on the wrist to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for his naivety. It follows Israel’s furious […]

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Withholding the Dead: One of Israel’s More Macabre Practices

Ma’an News has today posted a story about a committee in Bethlehem formed to demand that Israel return the bodies of Palestinians slain in the current intifada. The “Palestine National Committee for Retrieving Bodies of Martyrs,” as it’s now known, was elected by the families of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, the story says. The […]

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UN supports sovereignty for Palestine and slams Israel

Resolution severely criticises the ‘Occupying Power’ Can this be true? Something important and, freedom lovers may think, rather wonderful seems to have happened at the United Nations, and it went largely unreported in mainstream media. The UN General Assembly approved a draft resolution ‘Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including […]

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Expel Israel from the UN

UK activists’ clarion call to civil societies around the world: ‘Expel Israel from the UN’ At least some people are determined to kick off the New Year on a positive note. A motion to expel Israel from the United Nations is to be put to the Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s AGM. It reads as follows: Motion, […]

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