Major politicians in the UK are increasingly unafraid to talk critically of Israeli policies, and some are even advocating a national ban on products made in illegal Israeli settlements. Read more about Is Palestine going mainstream in British politics?
Foreign policy and the conflict
Israel’s new diplomatic campaign to draw attention to the forgotten plight of Jews from Arab countries is an attempt to use historical injustices to justify current injustices. Read more about Israel's cynical campaign to pit Arab Jews against Palestinian refugees
The War Around Us is a damning critique — from within the industry — of the Western media’s reporting of Palestine. Read more about Documentary offers damning critique of how Western media covered Gaza attack
Controversy over a desalination plant in Gaza highlights the role of aid agencies in subsidizing the occupation and letting Israel off the hook for destroying Palestinian infrastructure. Read more about Water desalination projects to solve Gaza’s problems: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?
Dr. Mads Gilbert shares accounts of his work treating patients during Israel’s attacks on Gaza in 2008-09 in order to encourage others to remain steadfast in their solidarity work for Palestinian rights. Read more about "Every third child in Gaza stunted by hunger": interview with renowned doctor Mads Gilbert
The EU has been eager to nurture both its relationship with Israel and the international market in “security goods.” Read more about German aid to Israel's war machine is an invitation to abuse human rights
Unearthed photographs shed new light on the British army’s Mandate of Palestine which paved the way for Zionist colonization. Read more about Interview: racism of Britain's rulers in Palestine explored in major new exhibition
Some analysts say that Israel is deliberately targeting European Union-funded projects in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip for demolition. Read more about EU denounces Israel's destruction of aid projects in West Bank
In a recent op-ed, the New York Times’ Thomas Friedman smugly offers the Palestinians how to settle their “conflict” with Israel: accept the settlements and the violent settlers, give up a large part of East Jerusalem, and forget about the refugees’ right of return. Read more about Tom Friedman's latest advice to Palestinians: accept a farce of a state
The Israeli government and its supporters now feel justified in exploiting the Syrian people’s suffering and resistance in order to further their own political agenda, depicting Israel as a “vibrant democracy” in comparison to Syria. Read more about Pointing to Syria to divert attention from Israel's crimes