Israel/ Palestine


Gaza is a children’s prison

17 April 2019 There are one million children living in Gaza, trapped and under fire. By Omar Aziz

The Great Return March is rekindling Palestinian resistance

30 March 2019 From the Land Day protests in 1976 to the Great Return March of today, the Palestinian struggle against colonial dispossession continues despite incredible odds, writes Ryvka Barnard

5 reasons why students are taking action against Israeli apartheid

29 November 2018 Students across the country are marking the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, writes Huda Ammori.

The Lost Cinemas of Palestine

14 November 2018 Ahmad Al-Bazz documents the steady demolition of Palestine's once-iconic cinemas and picturehouses.

Building a revolution in Jerusalem?

11 September 2018 Tom Anderson and Eliza Egret talk to Sahar Vardi from Imbala collective, who have set up a grassroots organising space in the heart of West Jerusalem.

Does Israel have a ‘right to self-defence’ against Gaza?

4 June 2018 Israel claims to be acting in self-defence when its army shoots down Gazan protesters. Norman G. Finkelstein and Jamie Stern-Weiner debunk that myth.

Whilst Israel and the US celebrate illegally moving the embassy to Jerusalem, unarmed Palestinians are being shot down

14 May 2018 The move is a stamp of approval for Israel’s brutal occupation, writes Asad Rehman.

We must resist attempts to silence the left on Palestine

9 April 2018 Some people falsely smear all critiques of Israel as antisemitic, writes Paul Keleman. We cannot let this bad-faith manoeuvring hinder our pursuit of justice for the Palestinian people.

Areas of Terror

5 April 2018 The Israeli government categorises protesters as terrorists to create a mandate for violence, writes Richard Seymour,

Jewdas, Corbyn and the policing of Jewishness

3 April 2018 Stop accusing Jewish people of treachery when they criticise Israel, writes Eleanor Penny

A very modern apartheid

20 February 2018 Marienna Pope-Weidemann explains why decades of occupation and oppression have led some people to call Israel an apartheid state.

Prosecuting Ahed Tamimi shows the depth of Israeli paranoia

3 January 2018 How can the heavily-armed Israeli state claim to be victimised by one teenage activist? By Richard Seymour.

The beautiful game under siege: women’s football in the West Bank

9 November 2017 'We wanted to use a shared love of the beautiful game to stand in solidarity with those living under occupation', writes Kate Hadley.

The UK has been supporting Israeli war crimes for years.

8 November 2017 Priti Patel's shady deals are business as usual. Enough is enough, writes Eleanor Penny

#Balfour100: 100 years of British complicity in Israel’s oppression of Palestinians

3 November 2017 One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration laid the groundwork for Israel's takeover of Palestine. We must face up to our responsibility, writes Ryvka Barnard.

Empire en vogue

24 June 2017 Nadine El-Enany examines the imperial pretensions of Britain's post-Brexit foreign affairs and trade strategy

Increasing anti-semitism or disappearing Palestine?

16 October 2016 The left’s Jewish problem, Jeremy Corbyn, Israel and anti-semitism by Dave Rich, reviewed by Paul Kelemen

Resist Tory attacks on local councils

13 October 2015 Campaigns Against Arms Trade highlight how new Tory policy could prohibit local Councils from implementing democratically voted upon motions in support of the BDS movement

Gaza stripped: resistance or suffocation

1 October 2014 Vijay Prashad on the latest Gaza war and Israel’s suffocation of nonviolent resistance Gaza

Gaza: a history

23 September 2014 Daniel Whittall speaks with former diplomant and historian Jean-Pierre Filiu about his new book on Gaza, and the history and future of the region

From the archives: Singling out Israel

11 August 2014 Its supporters constantly laud Israel as the 'only democratic country in the Middle East' with the 'most moral army in the world'. Why single it out for criticism? They ask. Richard Kuper explains the reasons (from issue 137 January 2006)

We can’t just tweet in the face of genocide

5 August 2014 Ewa Jasiewicz, activist with London Palestine Action, explains how you can join the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel's massacre and occupation

Resisting the UK’s political and military support for Israel

3 August 2014 Andrew Smith, from Campaigns Against Arms Trade, explains how the UK are arming Israel

An overwhelming show of solidarity and support for the people of Gaza

22 July 2014 Kitty Webster reports back from the National Demonstration for Gaza held in London on Saturday 19 July 2014

Israel’s ‘infiltrators’ rise up

1 April 2014 Kitty Webster reports on the wave of protests by African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel

Conscience little stirred

17 February 2014 It took many decades and much bitter argument before the British left embraced the Palestinian cause, writes Mike Marqusee

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about the right to exist

7 May 2013 'We’d all say a person has a right to a home, but we wouldn’t say their home has rights.'

Gaza War: All about politics?

19 November 2012 Abby Martin interviews Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, about the current escalation of violence in Gaza

A tale of two speeches

1 October 2012 Palestinian Chairman Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu address the United Nations. Phyllis Bennis reports from New York

More Bad News from Israel: how the media tell it like it isn’t

12 January 2012 More Bad News from Israel, by Greg Philo and Mike Berry, reviewed by Miri Weingarten

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about unhelpful stereotypes

13 October 2011 'Important issues are clouded by irrelevant prejudices'