Tag Archives: Palestine

Manchester Dogs’ Home fire should remind us what the UK is capable of and why we should vote Yes

A caring lot? The fire at the Manchester Dogs’ Home is receiving significant coverage at the moment. The million pounds donated to date would seem to suggest that the great British public are a caring lot. However, the vast amount of … Continue reading

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History will judge us. Which side are you on? Compassion and humanity, or terrorist apartheid Israel?

History will judge us all History will surely judge the Israeli Zionist state as among the most evil of the present era. It will also judge those who sought to support or appease this terrorist regime as complicit in its crimes against humanity. The … Continue reading

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Gaza: BBC admits hiding the horror @BBCr4today

The BBC, de facto ally of the murderous Israeli regime, has possibly come as close as it ever will to admitting that its coverage of what is happening in Gaza is…. ahem… partial. Someone’s head may roll for not considering the … Continue reading

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Israel’s “right to defend itself”: repeat a lie often enough…

If you think it’s OK to say “Israel has a right to defend itself”, you have already been propagandised I am sick of hearing about “Israel’s right to defend itself”. This seemingly innocent statement is, in fact, a cunning piece … Continue reading

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Please, BBC, fair coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict!

I have just sent the following email to the BBC: I just heard the 10 a.m. news on BBC Radio 4 and was shocked that a significant portion of it was given over to a statement from an Israeli spokesman, … Continue reading

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The distinction between Judaism and Zionism

I thought this was very well expressed: Making waves – Rabbi Pete Tobias on the Flotilla Incident (Pete Tobias is rabbi of The Liberal Synagogue Elstree and chairman of Liberal Judaism’s Rabbinic Conference) The Israeli assault on the Gaza flotilla … Continue reading

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The truth about Israel and its actions

This has no direct relevance to my writing, but I feel compelled to highlight two articles in the Sunday Herald. The first is an interview with Theresa McDermott, someone I have had the privilege of meeting on several occasions.  It’s … Continue reading

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