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  • David Hearst, Middle East Eye, Mar 20, 2024 David Hearst, editor-in-chief of Middle East Eye, discusses how Israel’s war on Gaza is forcing its Western backers to confront the atrocities being committed in a campaign they had described as “just” five months ago. He argues that the ongoing genocide cases at the International Court of…


  • The bodies of victims of the October 31, 2023 Israeli bombing of the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip are lined up outside the Indonesian Hospital in Gaza City. (Photo: Fadi Alwhidi/Anadolu via Getty Images) “Israel’s genocide on the Palestinians in Gaza is an escalatory stage of a long-standing settler-colonial process of erasure.” BRETT…


  • Following Washington’s lead, key US allies have cut funding for the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine—making them all complicit in genocide. PHYLLIS BENNIS, THE NATION, FEBRUARY 28, 2024 SHARE A group of Palestinian children is pictured at a school run by UNWRA a in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip on February…


  • Fri Dec 29 2023 Court application the latest move by South Africa, a vociferous critic of Israel’s war, to ratchet up pressure on Netanyahu’s government Smoke from Israeli bombardment covers the skyline of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images South Africa asked the International Court of Justice…


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  • ‘Nowhere in Gaza is safe’ Michelle Nichols, Reuters, December 8, 2023 UNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday vetoed a proposed United Nations Security Council demand for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas in Gaza, diplomatically isolating Washington as it shields its ally.…


  • Israel says it has refused a visa to UN humanitarian affairs chief Martin Griffiths as a result of comments at the UN by secretary-general António Guterres. The Guardian, October 25, 2023 Israeli media reports that Israel’s ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan said on army radio: Due to his remarks we will refuse to issue…