Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

Jeremy Corbyn calls Hamas his friends when the Israeli’s give him so many ideas.

Imagine spending years building a house and then moving in and calling it your home and then having somebody move in and tell you, you can’t live there any more. This is what Israel does to Palestinians. This is also … Continue reading

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Why I support Palestine

Last week the Israeli navy opened fire on Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast [1]. Also last week, Israeli forces tore down a children’s playground in Silwan [2], the latest demolition in occupied East Jerusalem. Neither of these incidents made … Continue reading

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Britain has turned its back on the Palestinian people

Just over a year since the UK Parliament voted to recognise Palestinian statehood it is now welcoming a man who lives on a colonial outpost illegal settlement built on stolen Palestinian land. The British Inter-Parliamentary Union has invited the Speaker of … Continue reading

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Boycott Ban Negates Democracy

When it comes to Israel and Palestine I do not support BDS. One reason is that sanctions are likely to affect the poorest and most vulnerable in society. Though I must confess that I wouldn’t knowingly buy goods made in … Continue reading

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Israel will lose friends if no peace made with Palestinians:

Former British foreign secretary, William Hague. calls for greater pressure from the US towards resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. From here During a press conference held at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in the Capital, Hague highlighted that … Continue reading

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The Christian family refusing to give up its Bethlehem hill farm

The BBC reports here about a Palestinian Christian family that preaches non-violence from a farm in the West Bank fighting to hold on to land it has owned for 98 years, that is now surrounded by Israeli colonial outposts illegal … Continue reading

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Thousands of Israelis participated in a protest march in central Tel Aviv Saturday night against the Netanyahu government’s policies in the West Bank and the continuing violence. The demonstrators, many of them from Peace Now — which organized the event … Continue reading

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In Israel/Palestine, Jewish attackers are arrested, Palestinian suspects are shot

From here. If you are Palestinian, expect to be killed by Israeli forces at any time, even if you are an Israeli citizen. Reasons for the killing are not important. It is enough to be Palestinian in order for soldiers … Continue reading

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Israeli soldiers are firing live bullets at unarmed protesters and executing Palestinians in the street. Politicians have openly called for their citizens to carry weapons. And Israeli mobs are marching through the streets of Jerusalem chanting “death to Arabs” while … Continue reading

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Gun-wielding gang of Israeli settlers attack British volunteer in West Bank

From here. A 66-year-old British man volunteering in the West Bank has been hospitalised after being attacked by a gang of gun-wielding Israeli settlers hurling rocks at him. David Amos, a retired publishing company worker, was struck in the head … Continue reading

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