Politics

Why War is More Likely Between Islamic State/Hamas Rather than Islamic State/Israel

Ali Mamouri writes that Islamic State does not regard fighting Israel as legitimate and calls instead for first “purifying” the Islamic world, including challenging Hamas. Most of today’s Salafist jihadist movements [such as the Islamic State] have no interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for the time being regarding it as irrelevant. Instead, their call is to engage…… Continue reading Why War is More Likely Between Islamic State/Hamas Rather than Islamic State/Israel

Palestine · Politics

Overwhelming Response to Irish Village’s Israeli Goods Boycott

The group behind Kinvara’s business boycott of Israeli goods has described the response to the collective move as “overwhelming.” Kinvara (Cinn Mhara, meaning “head of the sea“), a village in County Galway, has become the first community in Ireland to unite against Israel’s military action in Gaza. According to the Irish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (ISPC), Kinvara…… Continue reading Overwhelming Response to Irish Village’s Israeli Goods Boycott

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Dutchman Who Saved Jewish Girl During Holocaust Returns Medal Because of Israel’s Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza

A Dutchman honoured by Israel for hiding a Jewish child during World War Two has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza. Henk Zanoli, 91, wrote to the Israeli embassy in The Hague to say he could no longer hold the honour. He said…… Continue reading Dutchman Who Saved Jewish Girl During Holocaust Returns Medal Because of Israel’s Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza

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Text of “When Genocide is Permissible” Article by Yochanan Gordon

Yochanan Gordon, blogger for the Times of Israel, called for “the final solution” of Palestinians, just like Hitler called for “the final solution” against Jews during the 1930s and 1940s. Not only does “When Genocide is Permissible” have an utterly outrageous and ridiculous argument, but the piece itself is poorly written. Genocide is never permissible, you idiot. Original link…… Continue reading Text of “When Genocide is Permissible” Article by Yochanan Gordon

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Village of Kinvara First to Boycott Israeli Goods in Ireland

Kinvara (Cinn Mhara, meaning “head of the sea”), a village in County Galway, has become the first community in Ireland to unite against Israel’s military action in Gaza. Kinvara’s business community agreed this week to operate a boycott of Israeli goods, in protest against the “ongoing bombardment” of the Palestinian people. According to the Irish Palestine…… Continue reading Village of Kinvara First to Boycott Israeli Goods in Ireland

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Irish Government Gives €500k in Emergency Funding to Gaza

The Irish government has pledged funding of €500,000 for the United Nations’ emergency appeal for families affected by the conflict in Gaza. The funding will provide food, shelter and healthcare to thousands of families, many of whom have had to flee their homes. Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan said: ‘I totally condemn the major escalation…… Continue reading Irish Government Gives €500k in Emergency Funding to Gaza

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Film-work: Dubliners demonstrate in solidarity with Gaza

Thanks to Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign for organizing this demonstration.