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LETTERS—Standing with Palestinians in Manchester and Bristol

LETTERS—Standing with Palestinians in Manchester and Bristol Socialist Worker Student Societies (SWSS) were at freshers fairs at the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University last week.

Labour divided over justice for Palestine

Labour divided over justice for Palestine A solidarity meeting said anti-Zionism is not antisemitism, but elsewhere MPs lined up to attack Jeremy Corbyn and call for expulsions of more Labour members.

Israel ramps up repression

Israel ramps up repression Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 12 year old Palestinian boy in the Gaza Strip last week. It marked a low point of days of violent Israeli repression across all of Palestine.

Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis

Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis Supporters of Israel hardened up their attacks on backers of Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the Labour Party conference this week.

Labour’s new antisemitism definition hits solidarity with Palestine

Labour’s new antisemitism definition hits solidarity with Palestine The Labour Party’s new definition of antisemitism has already had a chilling effect on pro-Palestinian campaigners’ willingness to criticise Israel

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark

‘Community’ is no way to fight against oppression

11 September 2018
Sharing a religion or ethnicity doesn’t mean everyone has the same interests, argues Sadie Robinson

Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity

05 September 2018
Socialist Worker can reveal what happened in the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this week which saw a retreat over Palestinian rights.

Stand with Palestine after Labour Party accepts antisemitism definition

04 September 2018
The Labour Party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel

Corbyn’s retreat shows Labour’s limitations

04 September 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has spent his political life campaigning against oppression, imperialism and racism. His first act after being elected Labour leader in September 2015 was to join a protest in solidarity with refugees.

Angry protest calls on Labour’s national executive committee to stand with Palestine

04 September 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn protested outside Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday.

Lies and smears are used by Zionists to erode support for oppressed

04 September 2018
Claims that Corbyn personally is an antisemite have gone hand in hand with attempts to cast anti-Zionism—opposition to Israel’s racist founding ideology—as antisemitic.

Palestinian politicians speak out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn

04 September 2018
Palestinian politicians in the Israeli parliament—Knesset—have spoken out in defence of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the right to call Israel a racist state.

LETTERS - Palestinian refugees must have the right to return home

04 September 2018
There was more evidence last week that the full support Donald Trump’s administration is giving to the occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestine is unprecedented.

Fudge over antisemitism risks Palestine solidarity

03 September 2018
The Labour Party looks almost certain to agree to a definition of antisemitism at a meeting on Tuesday.

Don’t dismiss Zionism

28 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of antisemitism for saying a group of Zionists—people who support Israel’s founding ideology—didn’t understand “English irony”.

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

Israel kills Palestinians in Gaza in run-up to ceasefire deal

21 August 2018
Israel has ramped up the pressure further on Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, despite reports of an imminent peace deal

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