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, … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Aid Rots Outside Gaza

Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of aid intended for the Gaza Strip is piling up in cities across Egypt's North Sinai region, despite recent calls from the United Nations to ease aid flow restrictions to the embattled territory in the wake of Operation Cast Lead. Food, medicine, blankets, infant food and … [Read more...]

Israel snubs UN Gaza war inquiry

An Israeli foreign ministry spokesperson has confirmed to Al Jazeera that it will not co-operate with a United Nations investigation into alleged war crimes during the 22-day assault on the Gaza Strip. Up to 1,300 Palestinians, mostly women and children, were killed before Israel ended the offensive in … [Read more...]

Viva Palestina

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Viva Palestina letter to Charities Commission from George Galloway To the Charity Commission, I have been travelling for many weeks in North Africa and the Middle East, Europe, and North America. I have returned to a London address I seldom visit to find a blizzard of correspondence from you. Your … [Read more...]

George Bisharat – Israel on Trial

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CHILLING testimony by Israeli soldiers substantiates charges that Israel's Gaza Strip assault entailed grave violations of international law. The emergence of a predominantly right-wing, nationalist government in Israel suggests that there may be more violations to come. Hamas's indiscriminate rocket attacks … [Read more...]