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The Goal of the BDS Movement Is Justice

The Goal of the BDS Movement Is Justice: Israel Denies Justice and therefore does not Exist as a Legitimate State Justice and legitimacy are one and inexorably linked to the Charters and Declarations of the United Nations. This is a truth that Michael J. Rosenberg does not address as he castigates the supporters of the […]

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Audience with war crimes suspect Livni

You couldn’t make it up! £50 for an audience with Israeli ‘justice’ minister on war crimes wanted list …and basking under the special protection of Her Majesty’s Government The 2014 Annual Congress of the University and College Union Scotland (UCU Scotland) has voted unanimously to condemn the planned visit by Israel’s Tzipi Livni, wanted for […]

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Anger as Cameron tries to superglue Britain to Israel

Prime Minister is asking to be targeted by BDS The other day I signed a ‘Get Well’ petition for Palestinian youngsters Adam and Johar who were viciously maimed and crippled by the British Government’s ‘friends’ in Israel. The two cousins, 17 and 20 years old, were returning home from football training when they were attacked […]

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Send a Quenelle to AIPAC

By Richard Edmondson Send a quenelle to AIPAC for the cavalier bigotry of supporting an apartheid state; Send a quenelle to AIPAC for the insane violence of Israeli settlers, for the fields burned and olive trees destroyed, the price tag attacks, homes raided, the children taken in the middle of the night—send a quenelle for […]

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The Do Nothing Peace Machine: Why Zionism Negates Peace

In 2010 I edited The Plight of the Palestinians: a Long History of Destruction, a collection of articles by world renowned writers who unveil the genocide taking place in Palestine by the occupying power in this “advanced” civilization of 2014, a slow water torture of constant humiliation, destruction and death as the world watches and […]

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Palestinian Declaration

Re-posted from Poetry for Palestine at the suggestion of Scott Free who felt this might be a good place to run the “Palestinian Declaration” and generate some discussion. To see the growing list of signatures visit Poetry for Palestine on the link above. Originally posted by Nahida Exiled Palestinian on January 19, 2014 PLEASE SIGN  THIS […]

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Who Will Heal Sydenham’s Sore?

Who will finally heal the ‘running sore in the East’? Do world leaders today even know the underlying causes of the Holy Land’s misery? Hansard is the official verbatim report of proceedings in the UK Parliament. You’d expect powerful intellectual stimulation, especially from the House of Lords, but too often the record reads like pulp […]

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When Will International Justice Save Palestine?

“If you commit war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide you will not be able to rest easily in your bed: the reach of international justice is long and patient…. There is no expiry date for these crimes….” (William Hague, British foreign secretary) So when will international justice save Palestine? Eighteen months ago UK foreign […]

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In Memoriam as We Await Ariel Sharon’s Descent into Death

[Ed note: Ariel Sharon died earlier today ~ Though this piece was written prior to his death it was felt it was worth sharing regardless of the timing.] “Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s organs are failing and he remains in critical condition Thursday, …” (CNN.com, 01/02/2014). For six years, Ariel Sharon, former Prime Minister of the State […]

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Stand Against Terrorism. Boycott Israel!

The United Nations has declared 2014 as “Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”. This morning, I began my day by reading a message from Israeli peace activist and a face-book friend of mine whose name is Tali Shapiro. Miss Shapiro was arrested in the past so many times by the IDF, you would think […]

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Adolf Hitler – The Greatest Story Never Told

A new documentary. Produced by Dennis Wise. Length: about six hours WW II affected hundreds of millions of people and it affected millions of Europeans and Asians born after the war too. If not for the war, myself and millions of other people would be citizens of a different country today. Millions of people were […]

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No Dams in the Negev? Anatomy of a Hasbara Swarm

“How can we return the occupied territories? There is no one to return them to.” —Golda Meir “There are no dams in the Negev.” —Hasbara talking point By Richard Edmondson In the week before Christmas, the Zionist-hasbara crowd came out swinging in response to comments by Palestinian officials that Israel had opened dams east of […]

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Friends of yours, Mr Cameron?

Israel’s appalling crime-sheet for 2013… Killed 56, injured 1385, carried out 8636 raids and attacks, demolished 172 homes… Friends of yours, Mr Cameron? The Palestinian Embassy, for once, has done something useful and released figures that paint a shocking picture of Israel’s mega-crimes against their helpless Palestinian neighbours over the past year. Of course, these […]

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Right to Resist Oppression

In August 2004, Richard Hugus, critic of progressive injustice, wrote an article on the “Lies of the Israeli Peace Movement”. What Hugus wrote almost ten years ago has as much forgotten or neglected relevance today. In an announcement for a meeting, the public was invited to hear from “bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families supporting peace, […]

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