Noam Chomsky: speaking of truth and power
- David Tresilian
One of the world's major intellectual voices and a leading critic of Israel, Noam Chomsky has sided with the powerless throughout his career, while at the same time reminding the powerful of the inconvenient truths they would rather forget. He spoke ...
Israel forced to apologise for YouTube spoof of Gaza flotilla
- Rachel Shabi
The Israeli government has been forced to apologise for circulating a spoof video mocking activists aboard the Gaza flotilla, nine of who were shot dead by Israeli forces last week.
The YouTube clip, set to the tune of the 1985 charity single We Are ...
Argentina: 1810-May 25-2010: 200 years later, neither Revolution nor Bicentennial nor Celebrations, the dire need is to construct a distinct social model
- Rubén Kotler
Nothing to celebrate. Nothing to cheer. Neither the homeland that excludes us nor the nation artificially bilt upon the bones of victims of extermination processes. The Bicentennial that the ruling party and some from the opposition celebrate today in ...
Rwanda: A revolution in rights for women
- Sarah Boseley
What is happening for women in Rwanda is little short of revolutionary. Women occupy some of the most important government ministries and make up 56% of the country's parliamentarians, including the speaker.
Rwanda's women express astonishment at Britain's ...
“The Government Is Drowning Us All”
- GUSH SHALOM
A disaster was averted yesterday (June 5) at Tel-Aviv’s Museum Square, when rightists threw a smoke grenade into the middle of the protest rally, obviously hoping for a panic to break out and cause the protesters to trample on each other. But the ...
"Targeted killings" increase under Obama
Far from having broken with the practice of extrajudicial executions (also known as "targeted killings") which the Bush administration had made ample use of, the Obama administration has turned it into a priority tool of intervention.
Erdogan, the new hero of Islamic world
- Kourosh Ziabari نرنش ضیابری
The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stirred up international appreciation after he courageously blasted the Tel Aviv leaders for the bloody massacre of the peace activists aboard the Freedom Flotilla convoy of humanitarian aids ...
Kill a Turk and Rest
- Uri Avnery אורי אבנרי
ON THE high seas, outside territorial waters, the ship was stopped by the navy. The commandos stormed it. Hundreds of people on the deck resisted, the soldiers used force. Some of the passengers were killed, scores injured. The ship was brought into ...
Gaza flotilla activist faces death threats
- Rachel Shabi
Haneen Zuabi, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, has been sworn at by parliamentary colleagues and received death threats since disembarking on Monday.
Haneen Zuabi (right), who represents the Arab nationalist party Balad in the Israeli ...
Turkish prosecutors go after Israeli politicians
- Todays Zaman
Israel’s prime minister, defense minister and chief of General Staff are among the prime suspects in an investigation initiated by the Ýstanbul Bakýrköy Prosecutor’s Office into Monday’s military operation against ...