A little legal restraint on Israel at last?

On February 16, 2015, in Articles, by admin

A little legal restraint on Israel at last? Palestine defies the US/EU and joins the ICC By David Morrison   For many years, Britain has regarded Israel’s colonisation of Palestinian territory in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as illegal under international law and an obstacle to bringing about a “two-state solution”, which is the stated objective of British policy.  Here is a […]

Destroying Olives for Spite

On May 16, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Destroying Olives for Spite By  Brian Cloughley     Many people like olives because they are delicious and produce wonderful oil. They were originally cultivated in Syria, Palestine and Crete and there is evidence that some existing trees are 2,000 years old, which is amazing. But there aren’t any 2,000 year-old olive trees in Palestine […]

Britain says every state should join the ICC apart from Palestine

On January 16, 2014, in Articles, by admin

  Britain says every state should join the ICC apart from Palestine by David Morrison   It is British policy to extend the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to every corner of the earth, except the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1967, that is, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza. And it is not […]

A Day After in Palestine: the Rights of a People

On March 31, 2013, in Articles, by admin

A Day After in Palestine: the Rights of a People By Brenda Heard Thirty-seven years ago the Israeli Housing Minister stated: “If you want to develop an area you have to confiscate some lands.  We have done this very slowly with extreme consideration and much patience.”  It is doubtful that the average Palestinian was aware […]

Israel is a rogue state

On June 8, 2012, in Articles, by admin

Israel is a rogue state By David Morrison Unrivalled record of military occupation, annexation and colonisation First and foremost, it deserves the title “rogue state” because it has occupied militarily large swathes of territory not its own for well over forty years – the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Syrian Golan Heights. […]