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Aid cuts to Palestine herald more attacks and land grabs

28 August 2018
The US has cut more than £150 million in aid to Palestinians to pressure the Palestinian government to give up more rights.

Activists speak out on the IHRA definition - it’s not antisemitic to stand up for Palestine

24 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party are under pressure over how the party defines antisemitism. The right wants Labour to agree that it’s antisemitic to say “the existence of a state of Israel is a racist endeavour”.

The Black September massacre 1970

21 August 2018
The media is using the Black September group’s hostage-taking of Israeli athletes in 1972 to attack Jeremy Corbyn. Nick Clark looks at the history of massacre, defeat and betrayal in the fight for Palestinian liberation that led to it

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

18 August 2018
CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Trade union leaders pile pressure onto Labour to silence criticism of Israel

14 August 2018
Trade Union leaders and allies of Corbyn have put increasing pressure on him to adopt a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel.

Corbyn says he’s right to stand up for Palestine

14 August 2018
Labour’s leader showed how to turn the tables on the right by bringing solidarity with Palestinians to the fore

Big protest shows fury over racist law in Israel

14 August 2018
Israel’s Nation State law exposes the anti-Palestinian racism at the heart of the state

A long and sordid history—Labour’s support for Israel

14 August 2018
The Labour Party has extended the hand of friendship to Israel for a century

Fight antisemitism smears—defend support for Palestine

07 August 2018
The Labour Party dropped disciplinary proceedings against MP Margaret Hodge on Monday. This decision was made despite her having shouted in Jeremy Cobyn’s face that he is a “fucking antisemite and a racist.”

Ahed Tamimi calls for one Palestinian state for all

07 August 2018
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has spoken out against her mistreatment in Israeli prison—and called for a single Palestinian state for Arabs and Jews.

‘Fear works if you cave in’—Ilan Pappe on Israel, Palestine and antisemitism

04 August 2018
Ilan Pappe, a leading Israeli-born historian and anti-Zionist, on how to combat claims that opposing Israel is antisemitic

Ahed Tamimi finally released

31 July 2018
Palestinian Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday.

New racist laws expose reality of Israeli state

24 July 2018
New laws are no aberration, but a consequence of a state based on ethnic cleansing, writes?Nick Clark

Pro-Israel rally calls Jeremy Corbyn antisemitic—as Israel passes racist law

19 July 2018
As the Israeli government passed a law entrenching discrimination against Arabs, supporters of Israel gathered in London to insist that it is antisemitic to call Israel racist.

More attempts from Labour right to cast critics of Israeli racist state as antisemitic

18 July 2018
Right wing Labour MPs are furious that their party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that allows criticism of Israel.

Labour MPs out to undermine Palestinian solidarity

17 July 2018
Supporters of Israel are piling pressure on the Labour Party to change its new code of conduct which says discussion of the foundation of Israel is “legitimate”.

Two dead after Israel bombards Gaza

17 July 2018
Israel launched its biggest bombardment of the Gaza Strip since 2014 over the weekend.

Labour reserves the right to criticise Israel - while fighting antisemitism

10 July 2018
The Labour Party’s leadership has infuriated the party’s right wing by adopting a definition of antisemitism that does not silence criticism of Israel.

Palestinians rage against Palestinian Authority sanctions in Gaza

26 June 2018
Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.

LETTERS - Boycott shows there’s no Pride in Israeli apartheid

18 June 2018
The streets of Tel Aviv were filled with rainbow flags alongside Israeli ones as thousands took to the streets for their 20th annual Pride march recently.

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