Mastodon

Middle East

International Court of Justice, Israel before the court

The first session of the International Court of Justice took place yesterday, live worldwide. It was South Africa’s day [during] which [it] explained with several interventions the reasons for accusing Israel of genocide. [These were] above all, the declarations of…

Israel’s War on Palestine and the Global Upsurge Against It

Hundreds of millions of people across the world have been deeply moved by the atrocity of the Israeli war on Palestine. Millions have attended marches and protests, many of them participating in such demonstrations for the first time in their…

“Nowhere Is Safe in Gaza”: South Africa Lays Out Genocide Case vs. Israel at World Court in The Hague

South Africa began to make its case Thursday at the International Court of Justice that Israel is committing genocide against Palestinians in Gaza. In their opening statements, South Africa’s lawyers argued that the sheer scale of Israel’s violence, which has…

Jan. 13 National March on Washington for Gaza

On Saturday January 13, 2024 there will be another massive national March for Palestine in Washington D.C. The January 13 mass mobilization was initiated by the American Muslim Task Force for Palestine, which includes many of the most important national…

Why The Two-State Solution Is The Only Viable Option To The Exclusion Of Any Other

Although the two-state solution has been all along the only viable option that best serves Israel’s national security and political interests and meets the Palestinians’ national aspiration for statehood, the Israel-Hamas war has only reaffirmed that there is no other…

Witnessing the Gaza genocide and dealing with despair

What I Learned While Trying to Get to the Rafah Border Crossing By Gerry Condon Representing Veterans For Peace in Cairo Israel’s genocidal assault on the civilian population of Gaza is not being carried out by carpet bombing alone. Electricity…

On Jan. 11 and 12, the International Court of Justice will examine the genocide charge filed by South Africa against Israel

The International Court of Justice has announced that next week, on Jan. 11 and 12, [2024], South Africa’s request for interim measures against Israel, accused of genocide for the bombing that has been going on in Gaza for three months…

The Axis of Ignorance

The Shaping of the Axis Since the neocons in the White House began dominating US foreign policy in 2001/2002, America has mutated from a country that was, for the most part, admired and respected as the world’s number one superpower,…

How Long can Israel Defy the World?

Palestinians in Gaza are being decimated. Over 20 000 have been killed, mostly women and children. Three times more have been wounded. Some experts qualify it as genocide, others as massacre. Two million people have been displaced, many more than…

“We need real tangible and material action! Enough promises”, says Balkis Chaabane in an interview with Pressenza

With the beginning of a new year and the ending of another COP, it is important to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and what we missed this year. COP28, which ended two weeks ago was filled with criticism and packed…

1 2 3 4 5 144