Such a pity Israel killed Eichmann. He so wanted to get married and start a family.

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Military committee accepts appeal filed by Taysir Hayb, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for shooting Tom Hurndall in Rafah in 2003. Judges rule soldier has turned his life around, no longer poses a threat. Military Advocacy: Release could hurt Israel-UK ties Hanan Greenberg After six and a half years in jail and four committees which discussed mitigating his sentence, the Israel Defense Forces on Monday agreed to release soldier Taysir Hayb, who killed a British peace activist

Amazing! A Western public official who utters several consecutive words that actually contain a shred of truth

On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Former EU commissioner Chris Patten calls Gaza blockade an immoral failure and says bloc must be more independent The European Union must shake off US dominance and take a bolder approach in pressing for a settlement of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, the former EU commissioner Chris Patten said today on a visit to Gaza. Israel’s policy of blockading Gaza had been a “terrible failure – immoral, illegal and ineffective”, he said, which had “deliberately triggered an economic and social crisis which


On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 in News, Video.

by Iara Lee In the immediate aftermath of the massacre aboard the Mavi Marmara on May 31st, 2010, while journalists and activists were detained and isolated from the world, the Israeli government was quick to unleash their own version of events. Like the physical assault on the boat, the Israeli media assault was also reckless, clumsy, malicious, and dangerous. They were cynical enough to understand that first impressions in the mainstream American media are what count, and with this in

An aspiring musician writes

On Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 in News.

Why Cant They Hear? It is a pressing question, especially at the moment. During Bush’s 2nd term in office the Left regrouped after Kerry’s loss and was steering away from power politics. Grassroots activism was on the rise and many educational successes were occurring. And yet now, if you ask the average American about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, global warming, socialism, etc. you get a bland, dull, regurgitation of mainstream talking points. This despite the fact that so

An insightful tribute

On Sunday, July 18th, 2010 in News.

The most senior Shiite cleric in Lebanon, Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, has died. The intellectual guiding force of the Shiite Hezbollah movement in Lebanon, Fadlallah supported the armed fight against Israel but condemned Islamic terrorism. He also worked for the peaceful coexistence of the different denominations in Lebanon. This portrait by Stephan Rosiny In the south of Beirut, right in the middle of Harat Hreik, or the “Hezbollah quarter”, stands a ten-storey hospital equipped with the most up-to-date modern equipment. Patients

Israeli with a heart (of gold)

On Friday, July 16th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Activist paints pro-Palestinian slogans on revered Holocaust site. Former Israeli Air Force captain and Israel boycott activist Yonatan Shapira spray-painted pro-Palestinian graffiti on the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto last week, Channel 10 reported on Sunday. Shapira was shown on camera the previous Sunday spraying the slogans “Free all ghettos” and “Free Palestine and Gaza” on the walls of the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city – famed site of Jewish resistance to the Nazis – and then hoisting upon

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