Written By: - Date published: 6:29 am, January 14th, 2020 - 13 comments
Originally posted onNick Kelly’s blog
Written By: - Date published: 4:57 pm, June 20th, 2018 - 53 comments
The United States of America in its support for Israeli trashing of Palestinian rights and the withdrawal of support for the United Nations Human Rights Council as well as the mass incarceration of children of parents who have tried to enter the United States without permission is displaying concerning signs.
Written By: - Date published: 9:50 am, April 8th, 2018 - 5 comments
Partial transcript of a speech as reported in “The Independent”
Written By: - Date published: 10:01 am, February 2nd, 2018 - 60 comments
In the middle east a Palestinian teenager is detained for a minor assault and for protesting the occupation of her country. And three Israeli teenagers are apparently trying to sue two New Zealand residents for exercising their rights of free speech.
Written By: - Date published: 8:31 am, December 22nd, 2017 - 250 comments
The United Nations has responded to Donald Trump’s threat to cut aid funding if it voted to condemn America’s decision to recognise Jerisalem as Israel’s capital by overwhelmingly support the decision.
Written By: - Date published: 6:54 am, December 7th, 2017 - 50 comments
Donald Trump is expected to controversially announce the movement of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Written By: - Date published: 8:44 am, June 6th, 2017 - 55 comments
This week marks the anniversary of the Middle East six day war. How have things developed and what can be done to achieve lasting peace?
Written By: - Date published: 10:31 am, December 27th, 2016 - 131 comments
Israel has responded to New Zealand’s principled stand in seeking to uphold the rights of Palestinian citizens by threatening sanctions.
Written By: - Date published: 12:28 pm, October 6th, 2016 - 145 comments
The Israeli navy has intercepted a boat carrying female pro-Palestinian activists including Green MP Marama Davidson engaged in a peaceful protest against Israel’s blockade of the Gaza strip.
Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, June 30th, 2015 - 89 comments
Native Affairs reporter Ruwani Perera and cameraman Jacob Bryant have been arrested by Israeli forces for being part of a peace flotilla wanting to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza. If Murray McCully wants to achieve peace in the Middle East he could start by demanding that they be released and that the delivery of aid to Gaza be allowed.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, August 2nd, 2014 - 124 comments
A guest post by Puddleglum on Gaza featuring a calm dismantling of Israel’s illogical defence of genocide.
Written By: - Date published: 10:38 am, June 4th, 2010 - 11 comments
After the first shocking news, Israel took control of information about their act of high seas piracy. From jamming the airwaves to stop the media reporting from the boats shortly after they boarded them, to keeping the protesters detained, they ensured that their side was the only one that had the facts.
Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, April 30th, 2009 - 11 comments
I think I can safely credit Israeli foreign policy with ruining my summer. If you’re the empathetic type it’s hard to go to the beach and swim in the sun while, several thousand miles beneath your feet, people are being killed en masse by people who should know better about how not to treat people […]
Written By: - Date published: 5:26 pm, January 9th, 2009 - 35 comments
Idiot/Savant seems to think so. DPF doesn’t. Robert Fisk does: What happened was not just shameful. It was a disgrace. Would war crime be too strong a description? For that is what we would call this atrocity if it had been committed by Hamas. So a war crime, I’m afraid, it was.