The rape of Gaza

By Haidar Eid   Gaza has turned from the world’s biggest concentration camp to the world’s biggest graveyard.   More than 1300 Palestinians have been killed in the Israeli offensive on Gaza [EPA] “A terrorist, like those who kidnapped the boys and killed them, the only thing that will deter them, is if they know that…

A Zionist Demanding Genocide

  One would think that a sad, sorry history of ones own people would create some sensitivity towards other people. But it does not. At least some people rather seem to take the horrors their ancestors had to endure as behavioral guidance for their own attitude towards other people in similar sorry circumstances.  The Times of…

Gaza: Neighbourly crimes of complicity

By Richard Falk   Why Arab regimes have abandoned the Palestinians in Gaza.   The Palestinian people and of the region as a whole depends on finding a just solution of the conflict, writes Falk [Reuters]   Of all the complexities surrounding the reaction of the world to the horrifying spectacle of Israel’s severe criminality in…

Reaping What We Have Sown In Gaza

By Amira Hass   Those who turned Gaza into an internment camp for 1.8 million people should not be surprised when they tunnel underneath the earth.   July 22, 2014 “ICH” – “Haaretz” — –  I’ve already raised the white flag. I’ve stopped searching the dictionary for the word to describe half of a boy’s missing…

The informants: Manufacturing terror

by Abdullah Al-Arian     The use of informants to target communities is one of the most alarming trends to have developed since 9/11.   The FBI has used informants in its counterterrorism tactics [AP] On the surface, the scene unfolds without any hint of intrigue. A young Muslim convert named Darren Griffin meets fellow congregants…