by JONATHAN COOK
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is keen to belittle the emerging democracies in the Arab world, his government is busy drafting laws that will snuff out human rights organizations and emasculate the country’s media and Supreme Court – all in an effort to conceal the apartheid nature and human rights violations of the Israeli state.
by JONATHAN COOK
A question for the British foreign secretary Mr Hague, is it not your responsibility to keep seaways open?
Share Dignity, Mavi Marmara and now Irene… by Stuart Littlewood “The unbroken thread of Conservative Party support for Israel that has run for nearly a century from the Balfour Declaration to the present day will continue. Although it will no doubt often be tested in the years ahead, it will remain constant, unbroken, and undiminished [...]Read more
The most damning report in recent weeks has perhaps been that of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The ICRC rarely speaks out, but it has clearly stated that the closure constitutes collective punishment in clear violation of Israel’s obligations under international humanitarian law.
FLOTILLA: Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and International Law
Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights
The attack on the Flotillas is part of the illegal siege and closure of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military that is now reaching unprecedented proportions and amounts to collective punishment of the civilian population, which is illegal under international human rights and humanitarian law.
AP released Friday what it says is previously unseen footage of the aftermath of the deadly flotilla raid by Israeli commandos last Monday which left nine dead. The video shows what appear to be some of the dead passengers on board.Read more