Tag Archive for Gaza Freedom Israel

Wanneer worden de Palestijnen ook mensen?

Wij Palestijnen strijden al sinds lange tijd. Ik bedoel niet de strijd om erkend te worden als een onafhankelijke staat, of de strijd voor erkenning bij de Verenigde Naties, zelfs niet de strijd om gehoord te worden in het internationaal recht. Ik heb het veeleer over de strijd om erkend te worden als menselijke wezens.

A July Fourth Shame on the Founders

Ray McGovern: Yes, that was I standing before the U.S. Embassy in Athens on the eve of the July Fourth weekend holding the American flag in the distress mode — upside down.

The Outrage at Helen Thomas

By ALISON WEIR Whenever Israel commits yet another atrocity, its defenders are quick to redirect public attention away from the grisly crime scene. Currently, there are headlines about allegedly anti-Semitic comments made by senior White House correspondent Helen Thomas. Pundits…

Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights

Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) was set up by UK-based practising lawyers and law students in London in 1988, during the first intifada in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. LPHR supports Palestinian people in their legal struggle to exercise their…

Fascism is neither right nor left

If  in exchange for decreased world pressure for an international probe into Gaza flotilla events, as The Daily Telegraph reports, the Gaza siege will be eased, then this will be another failure of the international community to impose sanction on…

Fear, pain and propaganda: an activist’s story

Scottish campaigner Theresa McDermott speaks exclusively to David Pratt and reveals what she witnessed when Israeli commandos stormed the flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza last week. I was on Challenger 1, a 25-metre motor yacht that was the smallest…

Kidnapped by Israel, forsaken by Britain

“It was this time last week that I was on the top deck of the Mavi Marmara, and first spotted Israeli war ships in the distance, as they approached the humanitarian flotilla. Little did I know how deadly and bloody…

Who was Rachel Corrie?

Long article about this you woman in The Guardian (from 2008) In one of her final emails home Rachel said, ‘This has to stop! I think it is a good idea for us all to drop everything and devote our…