Will anything change with a new leader? Not likely. Bennett was pivotal in the 1996 massacre in Qana and has boasted of 'killing many Arabs'. After Bennett's recent success in negotiating the removal of the stubborn Netanyahu, the BBC virtually ignored his extremist views and instead quoted him as saying he would unite the nation. … Continue reading Naftali Bennett: Almost silent and very deadly.
A superb interview with the incredible Palestinian activist Roger Waters. A video with Roger Waters and other Palestinian activists shows Waters at his defiant best and feels more like an armchair discussion with the fearless musician than a public interview. This audience with Mr Waters appears to be less inhibited with his criticism of the … Continue reading Roger Waters.
Surprisingly, a BBC interview with a former IDF soldier critical of the Israeli military. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=91&v=qI4k7sbuk2k A member of the Israeli anti occupation group 'Breaking the Silence', Avner Gvaryahu is interviewed by the selectively critical Stephen Sackur. Gvaryahu is very eloquent in his attack on Israeli policy. Sackur attempts to label him a hypocrite and a … Continue reading Breaking the silence.
The attack on Israeli soldiers - In context The ferocious protester Ahed Tamimi has been filmed provoking Israeli soldiers but the media didn't reveal why she was so angry and insinuated it was a publicity stunt that was meant to be filmed. The truth is that she was incensed at the shooting of her cousin … Continue reading Ahed Tamimi.
When I first became interested in the Israel/Palestine conflict, I recall the media would cover events in Tel Aviv or some other Israeli city as being illogical acts of violence inflicted predominantly on Jews. Surely there must be a reason, I thought. Someone doesn't just decide to become a suicide bomber and take their own … Continue reading Why resist?
.... How intolerable living under occupation must be... In actual fact, it's impossible to imagine how debilitating it is to be under occupation, especially to a regime as vicious and vindictive as the Israelis. It's no coincidence that the occupiers are world leaders in the surveillance and security industry, even though the catastrophic failures of … Continue reading It’s hard to imagine…….