Elias Akleh – Racist Israel vs Durban Conference

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, who is the Racist of them All By Dr. Elias Akleh* It seems that Durban Anti-Racism Review Conference II that started last Monday April 20th in Geneva has concluded with the worthless ineffective declaration with 143 articles calling for the protection of vulnerable minorities, and urging states to combat impunity for crimes of genocide. It also … [Read more...]

James Zogby – Majority in US want Israel to be penalised

Despite claiming continued support for Israel, a majority of US residents want a change in policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A decisive plurality said US aid to Israel is "too much", and a majority want to see Israel penalised for building new settlements on Palestinian land. These were some of the findings of a Zogby International interactive survey of 4,320 … [Read more...]

Stuart Littlewood – Law and justice first, Mr Mitchell. Peace comes later

Stuart Littlewood* argues that, before talking about peace, President Obama's envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell, must first get Israel to end its violations of Palestinian human rights, abide by international law and stop its nuclear blackmail of the world. So they sent you to the Holy Land, Mr Mitchell, for talks. So many before you have gone to talk. They failed … [Read more...]

UN withholding Israeli war crimes probe results

The United Nations has once again delayed disclosing the findings of its investigation into the recent Israeli bloodshed of the Palestinians. Having missed two previous deadlines, on Thursday, the world body said the results from its probe into the 22-day Israeli raids on the Gaza Strip were not yet ready. "It is not done yet. As we indicated last week, it might be about … [Read more...]