Israel

The Arab Spring Reaches Israel

The 40-year lull at Golan Heights is unraveling by Shahab Jafry So the Arab spring rebels finally reached the Syrian-Israeli “border” and the first stray Al Qaeda bullets begin rattling the nerves of those stationed across the Golan Heights – and across the Atlantic. It was natural that most of the 20,000 regular troops stationed at the Golan Heights were […]

Mistreating Palestinian Children

Societies perhaps are best judged by how they treat prisoners, their most disadvantaged and children by Stephen Lendman On March 20, Israeli soldiers mass arrested about 30 children. Obama arrived the same day. Every child passing Tareq Bin Zeyad street was seized. They were heading for school in Hebron. They were taken to Kiryat Arba police station. They were interrogated […]

Iain Banks: why I’m supporting a cultural boycott of Israel

This week writer Iain Banks announced he has cancer and may have just months to live. Here he explains why, in 2010, he decided his novels would no longer be published in Israel by Iain M Banks I support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign because, especially in our instantly connected world, an injustice committed against one, or against one […]

Roger Waters Addresses the United Nations

Roger Waters address at The United Nations 29th November 2012 on behalf of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (PDF file) Table of contents: 1. The text of the speech delivered to “The UN Committee on the exercise of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian People.” (UNISPAL) (page 1 to page 9) 2. The original un-edited speech. (page 10 to page […]