Thousands march against Palestinian Authority in West Bank
Thousands of Palestinians have joined marches against the Palestinian Authority in the occupied West Bank, after it launched a wave of arrests against protesters and activists.
Zionism and the Middle East—why the West arms Israel
Israel was established as a colonial settler state with the backing of the great powers, argues James Supple, and is still key to imposing Western control of the Middle East
Israel’s brutal dispossession continues despite halt to bombing
Israel has paused its pummelling air strikes on the Gaza Strip, but its genocidal war against the Palestinians continues.
Palestinians are right to resist Israeli terror
Israel’s latest assault has exposed it as a racist, violent state. People who say ‘both sides’ must end violence are really siding with the oppressor, argues Nick Clark Two recent...
Palestine strikes ‘from the river to the sea’ to defy Israeli terror
Palestinians are fighting back against Israeli terror. On 18 May, they held a general strike across Israel and the occupied territories.
Palestinians defy campaign of Israeli terror
Israel has unleashed a reign of terror on Palestinians, first attacking worshippers at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem and then bombing the Gaza Strip, killing at least 67 since Monday. But Palestinians are fighting back.
Morrison’s Jerusalem move sparks international blowback
During the Wentworth by-election campaign, amongst growing fears that the government would lose the seat, Scott Morrison raised the possibility of moving Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Corbyn under attack, but opposing Israel is not anti-semitic
Opponents of Britain’s left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have mounted a major campaign accusing supporters of the Palestinians, and Corbyn himself, of anti-semitism.
Palestinian marchers massacred in brutal Israeli assault
Palestinians in Gaza have defied a murderous Israeli assault as they stage protests marking 70 years of dispossession.
Israel’s 1967 war: Six days that entrenched imperialism
Israel’s war on the Arab states 50 years ago entrenched Western imperialism in the Middle East and led to misery for Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, writes Tooba Anwar
Has Trump killed the Israel-Palestine ‘peace process’?
It might be too early to declare the death of the so-called Palestinian “peace process” but after Donald Trump’s visit it is sicker than ever.
Divided over how to continue Israel’s occupation
A dispute over illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory has exposed tensions between the US and Israel.
A new generation rekindles Palestinian resistance
Palestinians have launched a new wave of resistance in response to decades of dispossession, discrimination and humiliation.
Netanyahu re-election exposes racism at Israel’s heart
In March Israelis voted overwhelmingly to re-elect Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party. The result shows how clearly the Israeli state relies on deep racism and savagery towards Palestinians.
Gaza punished, but Israel can’t eradicate resistance
As Palestinian children in Gaza restarted school on 14 September, the number of their classmates slaughtered during Israel’s recent war stood at approximately 500, while upwards of 3000 had been injured.
Israeli academic: ‘a regime based on brutal military occupation’
Israeli academic Marcelo Svirsky, now at Wollongong Uni, explains his opposition to Zionism and why he supports BDS, in a speech from Solidarity’s Keep Left conference
Palestine needs solidarity against Israeli terror
After weeks of bombing and a ground invasion by Israeli troops, up to 30 per cent of Gaza’s population, or 520,000 people, are now without a home.
Collusion by Arab regimes allows Israel to punish Gaza
When it comes to support for Palestine, there is a yawning gap between the mass of the Arab population and their leaders.
Israeli terror aims to strangle Gaza
After slaughtering over 230 Palestinians and leaving another 1300 injured so far in its latest bombing campaign, Israel has now launched a ground invasion of the Gaza strip.
Israeli terror state stirs up violent racism
The reaction to the deaths of three Israeli teenagers has exposed the brutal racism behind Zionism.
Debating a one state solution for Palestine
After Zionism: One State for Israel and Palestine Edited by Antony Loewenstein and Ahmed Moor Saqi Books In their collection of essays After Zionism editors Antony Loewenstein and Ahmed Moor rightly argue,...
Right wing sweeps to victory in Israeli elections
In January Israelis re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and gave unprecedented seats to far right settler parties. They now control a third of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. Their policies...
The myths behind Zionism’s claim to Palestine
The Invention of the Jewish People By Shlomo Sand Verso, $25 “Zionism is the Jewish national movement of rebirth and renewal in the land of Israel—the historical birthplace of the Jewish people....
Sign on statement: Support Dr Jake Lynch’s Academic Boycott of Israel
Sign a statement in support of Dr Jake Lynch and the Sydney University Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies' support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, and demand...
Palestinian prisoners hunger strike sparks new wave of solidarity
Since April 17 this year (Palestinian Prisoners Day) a new wave of resistance has been launched by political prisoners in Israeli jails. Around 1600 prisoners declared that they were...
Boycotting Israel is not anti-Semitic
An unholy alliance of Labor and Liberal politicians together with the media are running a nasty smear campaign against pro-Palestinian protesters targeting Max Brenner stores. Newspapers like The Australian accuse...
As the Arab spring jumps borders, Palestinian leaders play catch up
“THE PEOPLE want Tahrir in Palestine”—this was the chant unifying the thousands attempting to march on Israel’s borders from Lebanon and Syria and protesting in the Palestinian Occupied Territories...
Murdoch’s attack on Greens and BDS could have been beaten
The NSW Greens and Marrickville council’s support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel has faced a vicious right-wing onslaught led by the Murdoch press. During...
Revolt threatens Palestine’s own collaborator regime
For Palestinians, who are every day humiliated both by Israel and by their own “regime”, the reassertion of dignity by the Tunisian, Egyptian and Middle Eastern masses continues to...
Flotilla slaughter exposes Israel as a terrorist state
In the early hours of Monday morning, Israeli naval ships and helicopters descended upon an international aid flotilla headed toward the Gaza strip. The trained killers of the Israeli...
Israel is still the US’s watchdog
Israel’s determination to build settlements on occupied Palestinian territory is worrying the US government. John Rose answers questions on the US-Israel relationship What is the historic relationship between the US...
Palestine: how can there be peace?
Despite Israel’s declaration of ceasefire, the number of dead in Gaza continues to rise. Bombings and incursions into the Strip are still claiming civilian lives. Israel’s blockade still restricts...
Stop Israel’s massacre in Gaza
Israel has expanded its murderous air attack on Gaza into a full ground assault. With all borders sealed, 1.5 million Palestinians are trapped—with little electricity or fuel and severe...
Gaza and the US war for control of the Middle East
The assault on Gaza is part of the wider US-backed "war on terror" across the Middle East. Ending the Australian government's continued backing for US wars in Iraq and...
Hamas and the struggle to liberate Palestine
The US has blamed Hamas for causing Israel’s assault. Kevin Rudd has called them a “terrorist organisation”. In fact Hamas are the legitimate elected leaders of the Palestinians. ...
Stop the siege! Protests demand justice for Gaza
THOUSANDS of people have rallied across Australia in the last week to protest Israel's recent military bombardment and siege of the Gaza strip. They are part of a global response...
A graphic and haunting soldier’s tale
Review: Waltz With Bashir Directed by Ari Folman, Limited cinema release ARI FOLMAN was only 19 when he was conscripted as part of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, which installed...
Time for an end to 'wage restraint' Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard talk a lot about working families. But when Qantas workers, university workers or teachers ask for wage...
Israel launches murderous assault
Israel has unleashed a new murderous offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza strip. But in the same week Kevin Rudd plans to honour Israel with a special reception in...