Palestinians have a problem with occupiers not Jews

The Middle East Monitor published this article, my first for the website. Friday 30 October 2015 Palestinians have a problem with occupiers not Jews One extremely disturbing feature of the recent clashes between Palestinians and Israelis has been what seems a deliberate framing by Israel of the reasons behind the knife attacks as simply hatred …

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Guardian advert calling for boycott of Israeli academic institutions 

I signed the Guardian advert together with over 300 UK academics calling for a boycott of Israrli academic institutions until Israel confirms to International Law. The attacks the advert received from apologists for Israeli Apartheid, racism and occupation were predictable. Those who claim dialogue is better than boycotts have been saying this ever since the …

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PRESS RELEASE ON CURRENT SITUATION IN PALESTINE / ISRAEL FROM BRITAIN-PALESTINE APPG, 19 October 2015

   I reproduce below the press release from the Britain-Palestine All Party Parliamentary Group PRESS RELEASE FROMBRITAIN-PALESTINE APPG, 19 October 2015   For immediate release THE ESCALATING VIOLENCE IN ISRAEL-PALESTINE IS ROOTED IN FAILURE TO END THE OCCUPATION All murders and other attacks on civilians are unacceptable, whoever commits them and whoever are the victims. …

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London protest for Palestine after rising violence in Jerusalem

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign together with a number of partners held a demonstration outside the Israrli Embassy in London on Saturday 17 October.  I estimated that up to 3000 were in attendance. I spoke to the demonstration and was then interviewed by Sky News.  Here is a link to the interview. I also contributed to …

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Is A Third Intifada Starting?

My article below for the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, was published in the Morning Star on 13 October 2015 Is A Third Intifada Starting? 2015 Tuesday 13TH posted by Morning Star in Features As violence escalates an end to Israeli occupation is the only meaningful solution, writes Kamel Hawwash A POSSIBLE third intifada is underway in …

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Netanyahu miscalculated and is to blame for the escalating clashes 

   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his settler-led Government miscalculated badly when they thought the eyes of the World were on Syria and the Iran deal and that they had a free hand in Palestine. They forgot that they were dealing with a most resilient and fearless people, the indigenous Palestinians. The first and second …

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How the Conservative party conference slogan could apply to Palestine injustice

I spoke to the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and New Statesman Conservative Party Fringe meeting in Manchester on the 6th of October 2015. The title was 'A just policy for Palestine?'. This was the first PSC fringe meeting at a Conservative Party Conference, proof that solidarity with Palestinians is transcending party boundaries.  In fact Palestine …

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Watch how Israeli police drag a 13 year old Palestinian child to military trial

This is a most appalling example of the oppression Palestinian children are subjected to by the illegal Israeli occupation.  Jewish children are treated differently to Palestinian children.  Different Laws apply to Palestinians and Jews who live in the same area.  This is shear racism and Apartheid. There is no excuse for this. From April 2015