Israel does not spare Gaza from strikes, even in Ramadan

First published by TRT World on 4/5/2021 A month of peace is it is not, for those who live in Gaza. For Muslims all over the World, Ramadan is a month of prayer, contemplation, kindness and charity. This applies to Palestinians all over historic Palestine. Many more try to attend prayers in mosques, especially prayers …

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Israel’s encroachment on Hebron is devastating to Palestinians

First published by the Arab Weekly on 11/3/2018 Apart from the economic effects of the occupation of Hebron, the settlers make the lives of Palestinians miserable and often violently attack them. Worsening toll. Palestinian men walk past closed shops in the West Bank city of Hebron, last December. (AFP) It has been 24 years since …

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Tv interview: Israel cuts jail term of soldier guilty of manslaughter

I was interviewed by Press TV on 28/9/2017 https://youtu.be/PWD8dwGgBq4

Israel’s ban on the Muslim call to prayer in Jerusalem is the tip of the iceberg

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 7/11/2016 Al-Aqsa mosque Something is in the air in Jerusalem and if Israel has its way it soon won’t be; the Muslim call to prayer — the adhaan — is under threat. The state which is built upon the ethnic cleansing of the majority of the indigenous …

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TV interview about house demolitions near Hebron

I was interviewed by Press Tv on 16/8/2016  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iax8PEeso8M

Interview on Voice of the Cape radio

23 May 2016 I was interviewed by Voice of the Cape radio about my my article in the Middle East Eye 'It just ain't cricket: how Israel transfers Palestinian land to settlers' Here is the link to the interview 

It just ain’t cricket: How Israel ‘transfers’ land from Palestinians to settlers

This was first published by the Middle East Eye on 21 May, 2016 It just ain’t cricket: How Israel ‘transfers’ land from Palestinians to settlers image from Middle East Eye The cricket season is in full swing in England and this was possibly playing on my mind when I read this headline in Haaretz “Israel …

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Is Netanyahu’s divide and rule strategy unravelling?

Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Olmert enjoyed periods of rule during which the Palestinians, or to be more accurate Fatah and Hamas, have been divided. The divisions which started in 2007 have remained largely intact since then and through pretty turbulent times in the Middle East. Repeated attempts at reconciliation under the auspices of a number …

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