Shunning the Zionist abusers

Yes: The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office must be commended for its decision to cancel renting premises for the UK embassy in Tel Aviv from the company Africa-Israel, owned by Israeli businessman and settlement builder Lev Leviev. This is an encouraging step that should now be backed by stronger sanctions against the building of the…

Don’t wait for the Yanks

The Palestinian Authority simply doesn’t seem to understand that Washington and Israel aren’t serious about peace. Case for the prosecution: Saeb Erekat, a senior Palestinian Authority official and a chief negotiator of the Annapolis peace talks , told Israel Radio today that: In December 2008 PA Chairman Abu Mazen submitted to US President George Bush…

Why the peace will never be won

The violence in Sri Lanka continues and the hidden cost of the war is becoming clear: Though there have been numerous reports indicating that the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) has been systematically raping Tamil women fleeing the country’s war zone for the past four months, the Sri Lankan government’s brutal methods of media censorship have…

This is how the place is defined

A country dedicated to peace? Israel‘s previous government built or issued bids for some 9,000 homes for Israelis in Jerusalem and the West Bank, despite its promise to pursue a peace deal with the Palestinians, settlement monitors said Monday, summarizing Ehud Olmert‘s three years as prime minister.

Tackling the legal/illegal settlers

A small victory in a long struggle that overwhelms every day: Palestinian and international demonstrators managed to convince Israeli settlers to re-route a road around a West Bank village on Sunday, a house from demolition. By nonviolently blocking construction vehicles on their way to build a road in the village of Umm Al-Kheir, the protesters…

Surveying the Zionist scene in 2009

Jews are the “chosen people”. One of the key problems with this delusion, of course, is that it gives Jews the justification to commit crimes against the Palestinians and defend them because Jews are “chosen” and therefore God will support whatever they do. Take this from the Jerusalem Post: Until our own day, the clannishness…

Drinking shit and the world doesn’t care

One more tragic example of Gaza’s isolation thanks to Israeli bombardment and a Western-supposed siege: UN agencies and the health ministry in Gaza are working to strengthen communicable disease surveillance systems in Gaza, in light of the fact that leaking sewage may be contaminating drinking water.

The Brotherhood is silenced, again

The issue of Egypt’s repression of dissenters and Muslim Brotherhood bloggers gets little coverage in the West. Is this because Egypt is a “moderate and pro-Western” dictatorship? Perhaps. I was interviewed last week by the US radio show, The World, about the detention of blogger Abdel Rahman Fares: [display_podcast]