Press statement on Gaza and the comments of David Ward MP

The Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine utterly condemn the Israeli assault on Gaza as indiscriminate and disproportionate. It is state terrorism. Gaza remains Israeli occupied territory in international law and this will be the case…

Netanyahu finally speaks his mind

At his Friday press conference, the prime minister ruled out full Palestinian sovereignty, derided the US approach to Israeli security, and set out his Middle East overview with unprecedented candor. His remarks were not widely…

Recognise Palestine “immediately”, government urged

Peers have called on the government to formally recognise the state of Palestine. The recent reconciliation deal announced between rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas offered the perfect opportunity fort the UK to help Israel…

Economic pressure is all that will end apartheid, Tutu says in calling on Presbyterians to divest

Desmond Tutu speaking at the German Evangelical Church in 2007. (Photo: Elke Wetzig/Wikimedia Commons) The Presbyterian church’s biennial general assembly is taking place this week in Detroit. Desmond Tutu, the retired Anglican bishop who was active…

Jerusalem’s Gate Keepers: The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian Bedouin Communities in the Eastern Jerusalem Governorate

The heart of the E1 Settlement Plan In the overall context of Israel’s aim to annex vast areas of the Occupied State of Palestine to Israel, through its settlement enterprise and accompanying policies of colonization,…

News

Israel using flechette shells in Gaza

Israel using flechette shells in Gaza

Palestinian human rights group accuses Israel military of using shells that spray out thousand of tiny and potentially lethal darts. The Israeli…

Report: Hamas offers Israel 10 conditions for a 10 year truce

Hamas is offering Israel a 10-year truce if it accepts…

British Deputy PM: Israel’s Gaza response ‘collective punishment’

Israel’s retaliatory air strikes on Gaza have been “deliberately disproportionate”…

Israel/Palestine: Unlawful Israeli Airstrikes Kill Civilians

Bombings of Civilian Structures Suggest Illegal Policy (Gaza) – Israeli…

Voices

An open letter for the people in Gaza

An open letter for the people in Gaza

Paola Manduca, Iain Chalmers, Derek Summerfield, Mads Gilbert, Swee Ang, on behalf of 24 signatories We are doctors and scientists, who spend…

Expel Palestinians, populate Gaza with Jews, says Knesset deputy speaker

A relative carries the body of four-year-old Qassim Elwan during…

Deprivation in Gaza Strip

In almost three decades of research and writing on Gaza,…

Besieged and Blockaded: What Gaza is fighting Back Against

Ed. note: When war breaks out there is a tendency…

What's on: Events and Campaigns

Wednesday 4th June 2014 – “From Galilean shores to Israeli checkpoints “

Wednesday 4th June 2014 – “From Galilean shores to Israeli checkpoints “

Professor Mary C. Grey will be giving a talk , “From Galilean shores to Israeli checkpoints : the witness of non-violent resistance…