Posted March 16, 2009, by & filed under House Demolitions, News .

The Municipality of Jerusalem continued its discriminatory and aggressive zoning and planning policies by issuing demolition orders for two large apartment buildings in Silwanis Al Abbasiyya neighborhood on March 5th, 2009. The thirty-four families living in the two buildings were given just 10 days to evacuate their homes, before a demolition scheduled for any time… Read more »

Posted March 9, 2009, by & filed under News, UK Specific .

The latest issue of this UK medical journal, one of the highest profile journals in the world, has taken a courageous step in the publication of this series, available on its website now at www.thelancet.com. Dr Derek Summerfield, on behalf of UK Medical Committee on Palestine, writes: There are 5 papers accompanied by editorials and… Read more »

Posted January 27, 2009, by & filed under News, Protest Actions .

SOAS students have joined together to state: We, as students, do not want to be impotent spectators, incapable of taking action against the humiliation that Palestinians face on a daily basis. Therefore, we have taken the initiative to support the establishment of a global platform which seeks to unite organizations around the world in resisting… Read more »

Posted January 15, 2009, by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles .

Israel’s core messages, listed below, argue for the justice of its invasion of Gaza in late December, 2008, cast Israel as the victim and endeavor that its “war on Hamas” not be seen against the background of prolonged occupation, closure and sanctions, but of the broader Western “War on Terror.” The alternative view presented below… Read more »

Posted , by & filed under Articles, Opinion .

In this article, Johann Hari lays out with his normal clarity the recent history leading to the current Gaza conflict, and Israel’s culpability, Hamas rockets nothwithstanding. He reminds the reader of its refusal of Hamas’ ceasefire offer last week, and the onus on Israel to begin the end of the cycle of violence and horror…. Read more »

Posted December 13, 2008, by & filed under News, Protest Actions .

(GAZA, 9 December 2008) – The Free Gaza Movement ship “Dignity” successfully broke through the Israeli blockade for the fourth time since August, arriving in Gaza Port at 2:45pm, Tuesday 9 December. The ship carried one tonne of medical supplies and high-protein baby formula, in addition to a delegation of international academics, humanitarian and human… Read more »

Posted December 10, 2008, by & filed under Analysis, Articles .

…IF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TRULY SEEKS A BREAK-THROUGH ON THE ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT Writing recently in The Washington Post (“Middle East Priorities,” Nov. 21), Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Brzezinski, two former US National Security Advisors, a Republican and a Democrat, declared: “We believe that the Arab-Israeli peace process is one issue that requires priority attention [from… Read more »