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

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

Corbyn says he’s right to stand up for Palestine 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

Big protest shows fury over racist law in Israel 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

A long and sordid history—Labour’s support for Israel The Labour Party has extended the hand of friendship to Israel for a century

Fight antisemitism smears—defend support for Palestine

Fight antisemitism smears—defend support for Palestine 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

Ahed Tamimi calls for one Palestinian state for all 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.

Barnet Tories try to silence solidarity with Palestine

31 July 2018
A Tory councillor has attacked the right to boycott Israel—using the same definition of antisemitism that the Labour right want Jeremy Corbyn to adopt.

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.

Corbyn was right to back Palestinians' right to return

26 June 2018
After weeks of onslaught against the right to criticise Israel, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn still manages to speak out for Palestinians.

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.

Mass strikes and protests over tax rise force out prime minister Hani Mulki in Jordan

05 June 2018
Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.

LETTERS: Brutality of US border is one more reason to stop Trump

05 June 2018
Stories about family separation and the detention of so-called unaccompanied minors in the US have really had a ton of attention over the last few days.

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