Beirut Bombs Bring Empty Condolences

On February 20, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

  Beirut Bombs Bring Empty Condolences By Brenda Heard We have now watched six terrorist attacks on Lebanon in 2014.  They were not domestic crimes—they were international terrorism.  Those responsible promise more to come.  Yet the organisations of the international community that are designed to address this sort of problem continue to do as they […]

“Stone Cold Justice”: a powerful new documentary shows the harsh reality of Zionism

On February 12, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

“Stone Cold Justice”: a powerful new documentary shows the harsh reality of Zionism Complete video documentary, full transcript and background materials here: “Stone Cold Justice,” by John Lyons, Janine Cohen and Sylvie Le Clezio, 12 February 2014   Since its imposition, the Zionist quest has sparked wars and wreaked havoc throughout the region.  The Zionist […]

Scarlett Johansson: Ambassador of exploitation

On January 23, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

Scarlett Johansson: Ambassador of exploitation   The Palestine Solidarity Campaign recently reported: “Actor, Scarlett Johansson, is currently an Ambassador for Oxfam but has just signed up to promote Sodastream. Sodastream’s main factory is in a settlement – Mishor Adumim – in the Occupied West Bank. These settlements are illegal under international law, and an obstacle […]

A Call to Boycott Café Press

On January 18, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

A Call to Boycott Café Press By Brenda Heard Last month we came across a website called “Café Press” and did a search on this website for Lebanese calendars.  Sorted by relevance, the results were rather disturbing.  Nestled amongst calendars displaying cedar trees and slogans like I-♥-Jido (grandfather) were troublesome offerings. Now with computerized search […]

A little perspective on the Resistance

On July 24, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

A little perspective on the Resistance Having been under pressure from the pro-Israeli lobby for years to blacklist Hezbollah’s Resistance force as “terrorist,” the European Union has now indeed officially snubbed the Lebanese group.  On this the 7th anniversary of the July War of 2006, as we reflect on the horrors inflicted by Western-backed Israeli […]

A Concise Answer to Ido Aharoni’s Query ‘Why Boycott Israel?’

On July 2, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

A Concise Answer to Ido Aharoni’s Query ‘Why Boycott Israel?’ By Lawrence Davidson Ido Aharoni, Israel’s Consul General for New York, and also “the founding head of Israel’s brand-management team and the originator of the Brand Israel movement” recently wrote an op-ed in the New York Post (19 June 2013). In it he took to […]

Lebanese Resistance and Liberation Day

On May 25, 2013, in blog posts, Uncategorized, by admin

    Resistance: defending those who are threatened. In honour of those who gave of themselves to protect the lives and dignity of others. 25 May–Lebanese Resistance and Liberation Day                  

A Dangerous Delusion: Why the West is Wrong about Nuclear Iran

On May 7, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

A Dangerous Delusion: Why the West is Wrong about Nuclear Iran   Friends of Lebanon contributor David Morrison has co-authored a book with Peter Oborne, chief political commentator for the London Telegraph.  As publishers Elliot and Thompson describe this new work: “In 2013 it is possible that Israel, backed by the United States, will launch […]

Ignorance and Incitement: Pro-Zionism on Facebook

On March 26, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

  Ignorance and Incitement: Pro-Zionism on Facebook by Brenda Heard Recently, Ali Abunimah’s Blog on the Electronic Intifada addressed the “horrifying racism and violent fantasies frequently expressed by Israelis on Facebook.”  When asked what the Israeli army should do about three Palestinian boys pictured as participants in a peaceful protest over Israeli settlements, pro-Zionists suggested such […]

A Most Familiar Drama… Murder Most Foul

On February 13, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

A Most Familiar Drama… Murder Most Foul By Soraya Boyd   Aided and abetted by its coalition of the willing Plundering Israel tears a thirst-deprived people and its parched land asunder Under the auspices of its American heel Raiding Israel steals away every last of drop of water Aided and abetted by its coalition of […]