Israel’s military courts ‘humiliating charade’ for Palestinians

Nabi Saleh, occupied West Bank – Across from the home of imprisoned Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi in Nabi Saleh, the red-tiled roofs of Israel’s illegal Halamish settlement dot the adjacent hilltop. Residents of Halamish, along with some 600,000 other Israelis, reside in the occupied West Bank in violation of international law. Despite living on occupied…

Trojan Horse affair: When government and media colluded to vilify the Muslim community

Another week, another apology. Two newspapers, The Sun and The Daily Telegraph, have retracted claims that there was a conspiracy to Islamicise schools in Oldham, a town in the Greater Manchester area of northwestern England. The Sunday Times, which broke the story, has not done so – not yet, at any rate. The stories, written in February 2017, developed…

Memories Never Die !

It is sixteen years now since the Gujarat Carnage of 2002. The years have flown by; Gujarat, India and the world have experienced a generation change in many different ways. “Let us move on” is the repeated quote of many who were not affected. “Such things happen everywhere” is the slogan of those who would…