More than 100 individuals and organisation in India says No to complicity with Israel’s Apartheid

In the coming week, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will tour different cities of India along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This visit comes at the beginning of a year that sees Israel globally ever more isolated and ever more aggressively advancing its ethnic cleansing and annexation of Palestinian land. To invite the leader of…

Israel bans The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine

The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP) is one of 20organisations from around the world that fight for Palestinian rights whose members have been banned from entering Palestine by the government of the state of Israel due to their defence of Palestinian human rights and their support of the Boycott, Divestment and…

A blessing or colossal curse? What it means to be an Israeli today

When I left Israel, 10 years ago, the media was not yet saturated with unapologetic aggression towards everything Palestinian. One could still hear, here and there, some voices of dissent. Today, the task of watching or listening to a news programme has become excruciating. Israeli journalists, almost without exception, have all taken on the role of defending the homeland,…

Netanyahu embraces racist rabbis as EU lavishes support on Israel

A day after meeting Zionist rabbis – who form the religious backbone of Israel’s West Bank colonization – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu awarded another big dollop of cash for settlements on occupied Palestinian land. According to the newspaper Haaretz, Netanyahu had sought the rabbis’ support in the face of mounting corruption probes. Netanyahu’s office denies…