Human Rights in Our Name

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Marseille July 19, 2014. (Reuters Photo)

Cameron talks of increased humanitarian efforts to help the Gaza citizens whilst supplying the arms along with America that kills and maims them. Under international law all parties involved in a conflict, must whether state or non state armed actors, respect international humanitarian law. The aim of which is to regulate conduct during hostilities and respect for human … [Read more...]

Clive Hambidge: The American Manifest Destiny

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Killing from afar Americans and their European poodles coiffeured red white and blue in American power salons are unlawfully targeting, and killing from afar, suspected militants  innocent bystanders, and helpers, labelled "collateral damage," whilst avoiding more politically toxic body bags containing  returning American "heroes" to military bases and more lachrymose wailing … [Read more...]

Clive Hambidge: The Twinning – Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention

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Here in South Tottenham (London), attending a Twinning Conference organised excellently and robustly by Haringey Justice for Palestinians[1], a creative branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, I am just recovering from the icy cold outside, in possession of a brimming coffee and in the company of good people doing good things. Just past registration and no interrogation! … [Read more...]

Israel: A Deadly Déjà Vu

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Operation Pillar of Cloud “Now we can sense the sweet scent and the soulful breeze of the spring, a spring that has just begun and doesn’t belong to a specific race, ethnicity, nation or region, a spring that will soon reach all territories in Asia, Europe, Africa and the US.”  This cloud of words, this gentle precipitation, came from the Iranian President Mahmoud … [Read more...]

An American Narcissist

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It would seem unfair to single out Mitt Romney as a modern day narcissist when the insufferably long American election campaign crowds to a rowdy and inglorious finale with both men and their teams equally aware that the only change that Americans have experienced has meant being short-changed, whilst being pistol-whipped by challenger and incumbent rhetoric. But heck! In for a … [Read more...]