Tag Archives: palestine

Why we should boycott Israel now

You may think why another BDS article? Haven’t we said everything about boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)? Haven’t we discussed all the pros and cons by now? BDS has been around since 2006, so why do we still need to … Continue reading

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On returning from Palestine – by Omar Robert Hamilton

http://www.madamasr.com/opinion/returning-palestine At the border it is always the same questions. Do you have another name? Do you have another passport? What is your father’s name? What is his father’s name? Have you ever been to Syria? Lebanon? Morocco? What are … Continue reading

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Gaza’s unhappy sister wives – by Asmaa Al-Ghoul

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/03/gaza-hamas-conservative-rise-of-polygamy.html They entered the hairdresser’s shop together. One looked serious, covered in traditional Islamic dress; while the other seemed more lively, wearing pants and lots of makeup. The first woman had an authoritarian air that she tried to impose on … Continue reading

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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism – by Harrison Lanigan-Coyte

http://www.moderndiplomacy.eu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=565%3Aconflating-anti-zionism-with-anti-semitism&Itemid=566 Between the 23rd and 27th of February, students and staff at SOAS, University of London took to the ballot box in a school wide referendum which asked “should SOAS join the BDS call for an academic boycott of Israeli … Continue reading

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Five myths about Hamas

Article from the Washington Post by Nathan J. Brown “When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks about Israel’s ground offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, he says that “without action, the price that we would pay would be much greater.” … Continue reading

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Israel cannot win

From Qantara.de “All those whose opinions differ from the prevailing view are considered saboteurs. In this guest commentary, the Israeli writer Etgar Keret describes how the thought police are dominating his homeland and explains why the problems Israel faces cannot … Continue reading

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European Leaders, Go to Gaza!

A plea to European governments to take a signifiant role in the newly escalated Mideast conflict: By Judy Dempsey “A new cycle of violence between Israel and Palestine has begun. What triggered it was the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli youths, … Continue reading

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