Israelis subdued captain by pointing gun at a child
Dubai/Cairo: According to a report in The Guardian, an Algerian activist, who gave her name as Sabrina, revealed that Israeli troops pointed their gun at a one-year-old Turkish child in front of his parents to force the captain of the Mavi Marmara ...
Dershowitz to the Rescue?
- James Abourezk
Armed Israeli commandos, the elite of the elites, rappelled to the deck of a Turkish ship carrying humanitarian relief supplies to the 1.5 million prisoners in the Gaza concentration camp.
Although the Israelis did not see the attack as an attack, but ...
Martin Buber and the Conquest of the Land
- Shmuel Amir
After sixty-two years of the existence of the State of Israel, we must ask: is there is any chance whatsoever for peace and reconciliation with the Palestinian people? As things appear at the moment (and as they have appeared throughout all the years ...
A year of hard knocks and injustice, but of ample dignity
- Miguel Ángel Beltrán Villegas
"Resistance is a duty, not an obligation.
Keeping one’s dignity is an absolute necessity. That’s it:
dignity is what I have left...what we have left"
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Today, May 13, 2010, almost a year has passed since ...
Passengers recount mid-sea horror
- Aljazeera.net الجزيرة نت
Israel has dropped plans to prosecute some of the detained passengers of the Freedom
Flotilla under mounting international condemnation [AFP]
Israel has started releasing the 700 activists it captured after it troops stormed a flotilla ...
Israel is already singled out
- Kourosh Ziabari نرنش ضیابری
By criticizing the final resolution of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, the U.S. government once again demonstrated its indifference and unresponsiveness towards the international ...
Israel’s friends also to blame
- Mark LeVine
Perhaps now Americans will understand the true nature of the Israeli occupation.
It has never been about security. Not for one day. It has been about land and power. And this is where it has led. And we have made it possible.
Since at least the mid-1970s, ...
Boycotting the boycotters
- Gideon Levy גדעון לוי
While the international boycott against apartheid South Africa is credited with leading to the regime's downfall, here it is considered irrelevant and unworthy of comparison.
Most people here are appalled at the notion that anybody beyond Israel's borders ...
'The Internet is a Game Changer' - A Paperless World
- Ramzy Baroud
The debate is no longer confined to a few academics in distant universities. It is now a widely prevalent, mainstream topic of discussion.
How will the news of the future be distributed? The jury is still out, but not completely. Increasingly, we are ...
The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and International Law
- Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR)
(1) Factual Outline
On 29 May 2010 the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, consisting of six civilian ships and 700 human rights activists and journalist from over 40 countries, set sail for the Gaza Strip carrying over 10,000 tonnes of aid and supplies1 for Gazan ...