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Foxtrot film doesn’t dance to the Israeli state’s rhythm

05 March 2019
It was funded and then boycotted by the Israeli government, but Nick Clark argues that it reduces the occupation of Palestine to a story-telling device

‘I stood up to Blairite Ian Austin over Palestine and won’

03 March 2019
Dudley activist Paul Jonson was suspended from work over a Facebook post where he said Israel was a “racist endeavour”. He had joined a lobby of local MP Ian Austin. An unapologetic campaign won his reinstatement.

Labour leadership caves in to antisemitism smears against MP Chris Williamson

27 February 2019
The Labour Party has capitulated to intense pressure from the right and suspended MP Chris Williamson for standing up to smears against the left.

The right wing Labour split to attack Jeremy Corbyn and Palestine

26 February 2019
Right wing Labour MPs are using accusations of antisemitism up ramp up the pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

No concessions to breakaway MPs and slurs about antisemitism

22 February 2019
The resignation of two more Labour MPs this week are designed to pile further pressure on Jeremy Corbyn.

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine

17 February 2019
A summit last week exposed rulers’ disdain for Palestinians—but solidarity could block their plans

Labour left buckles in face of right’s antisemitism smears

12 February 2019
The row inside Liverpool Labour Party shows the right aren’t going to back down from using accusations of antisemitism to silence the left and criticism of Israel, writes Nick Clark

Israel erects new racist border wall around Gaza

05 February 2019
Israel has begun building a new giant fence around the Gaza Strip to make escape for Palestinians even more difficult.

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019

03 February 2019
It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

International round up: Trump's shutdown and Palestinian killed by Israelis

28 January 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.

Israeli elections promise a campaign of repression and racism

04 January 2019
During the past decade Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has overseen two major wars on Gaza. But he's denounced for being 'soft'.

We can win on Palestine

01 January 2019
It is possible to stand up for the right to criticise Israel—as a victory for a Palestine solidarity activist last month showed.

Palestine activist Paul Jonson reinstated after antisemitism claim is rejected

20 December 2018
A council worker suspended from his job for criticising Israel has been reinstated.

Cast Lead—Murder in Palestine

11 December 2018
Ten years ago Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip. It left 1,400 people dead and left Gazans with a broken infrastructure that makes life a misery, writes Nick Clark

Pressure on Israeli prime minister Netanyahu could move him to right

11 December 2018
A combination of imperialism, racism and political manoeuvring could push Israel’s government towards launching a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East.

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine

04 December 2018
Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Student day of action for Palestine

27 November 2018
Students at universities across Britain were set to launch a day of action for Palestine

Binyamin Netanyahu could be toppled

20 November 2018
Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu could be forced into an early election as demands for a new war on Palestinians grow louder

Reports round-up—Free speech on Palestine

20 November 2018
Supporters of Paul Jonson—a Dudley council worker reportedly suspended from work after calling Israel racist—have launched a statement in his defence.

Israel rains bombs on Gaza in new clampdown

13 November 2018
Israel’s leader Binyamin Netanyahu threatens a new war amid fresh attacks on Gaza, says Nick Clark

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