Palestine Land Day: A day to resist and remember

12 months ago faa 0
Original article: Forty-two years ago today, Israeli police shot and killed six Palestinian citizens of Israel as they were protesting the Israeli government’s expropriation of thousands of donums of Palestinian land. Since then, March 30 has been known as Land Day. It has become a major commemorative date in the Palestinian political calendar and Read More

The 504 children massacred in Gaza during 50 days of bombing

1 year ago faa 0
Name Age Gender District Address Date Ahmad Nae’l Mahdi 16 M North Gaza Jabalia 8/7/2014 Hussein Yousef Kawari’ 12 M Khan Younis Khan Younis 8/7/2014 Basil Salem Kawari’ 9 M Khan Younis Khan Younis 8/7/2014 Abdullah Mohammed Kawari’ 12 M Khan Younis Khan Younis 8/7/2014 Qasim Jabr Kawari’ 11 M Khan Younis Khan Younis 8/7/2014 Read More

4 years ago monty 0
February 12, 2018 On Resistance: BDS and Israel’s Declining Support Among Diaspora Jews by Stanley L  Cohen Photo by Kate Ausburn | CC BY 2.0 Like its predecessor movement decades ago in South Africa, assessing the success of BDS against Israel today necessarily rubs up against the tension between Israeli hasbara (propaganda) and its reality Read More

Defining Anti-Semitism Stephen Sedley

5 years ago faa 0
Shorn of philosophical and political refinements, anti-Semitism is hostility towards Jews as Jews. Where it manifests itself in discriminatory acts or inflammatory speech it is generally illegal, lying beyond the bounds of freedom of speech and of action.  By contrast, criticism (and equally defence) of Israel or of Zionism is not only generally lawful: it Read More

Zionism, anti-Semitism & Ken Livingstone

5 years ago faa 0
Liverpool Friends of Palestine Early in April Ken Livingstone was suspended for a further 12 months by the Labour Party National Compliance Committee. He was originally charged with anti-Semitism and ‘holocaust revision’, either of which would have been reason to expel him if true. Neither accusation would stand up in a court of law, so Read More

United Nations; Economic & Social Commission for Western Asia

5 years ago faa 0
Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid: Palestine and the Israeli Occupation, Issue No. 1 E/ESCWA/ECRI/2017/1 Issued in: 2017 This report examines, based on key instruments of international law, whether Israel has established an apartheid regime that oppresses and dominates the Palestinian people as a whole. Having established that the crime of Read More

#IraeliApartheidWeek actions by Football Against Apartheid

5 years ago faa 0
Football Against Apartheid (FAA)  has kicked off its campaign with actions at three major events over the weekend of 25 & 26 Feb.    The campaigners against the  extreme form of racism known as “Apartheid”  kicked off the week at”The Bridge” as the Chelsea home stadium is known.  Some of the action is captured here on Read More