Palestine: Homes destroyed, land stolen, lives shattered

On March 21, 2012, in Articles, by admin

  Palestine: Homes destroyed, land stolen, lives shattered By Graham Peebles Criminal demolitions in the OPT’s Within the catalogue of criminality that is Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, the destruction of Palestinian homes must rank as one of the most cynical and heinous. “Some 90,000 people are currently reported to be at […]

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment

On October 23, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment By Clive Hambidge A boy soldier returns home to assuage the ‘righteous indignation’ of Israel, no longer “sensitive [even] to its image of democracy.” Palestinian soldiers and civilians of no blame, who were incarcerated and held in Israeli prisons for resisting the brutal occupation […]

Goodbye to International Law – An Analysis

On September 23, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Goodbye to International Law – An Analysis By Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Erosion Universal Jurisdiction   Back on 12 February 2011 I put out an analysis on the subject of Universal Jurisdiction. Here is the first paragraph from the piece: “One of the really progressive acts that followed the end of World […]

Playing with Political Fire

On July 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Playing with Political Fire By Brenda Heard The timing of political manoeuvring often reveals the stark business of domination.  Sometimes the timing is flagrant, like the recent commotion in Greece.  In the very hours of forbidding the passage of the aid flotilla to Gaza, the financially strapped Greek government welcomed the approval of an €8.7 […]

On Flotillas and the Law – An Analysis

On July 7, 2011, in Articles, by admin

On Flotillas and the Law – An Analysis By Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Civil Society Movements vs. Corrupt Politics   When it comes to the struggle against Israel’s policies of oppression there are two conflicting levels: that of government and that of civil society. The most recent example of this duality is the […]