From fighting BDS to fighting delegitimisation: Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs code for battling accountability

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 14/8/2020 BDS The Israeli Ministry for Strategic Affairs is shifting its focus from fighting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), to fighting deligitimisation. It was initially established in 2006 for Avigdor Lieberman, and he was given the role of coordinating security, intelligence and diplomatic initiatives regarding …

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Palestine and Kashmir, Resisting the Occupations

I took part in this meeting organised by Nottingham Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 28/5/2020 https://youtu.be/KMULIhgnFSM

Should Palestinian supporters book their tickets to the ICC?

   While friends and supporters of Palestine were outside the Zurich Venue of FIFAs Congress, holding placards and Palestinian flags, the Palestine Football Association was inside working out a deal to pull the motion to ban the Israeli Football Federation (IFA). Instead of forcing the Congress to consider the motion which sets out why the …

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Open letter in the Lancet by Doctors and Scientists for the people of Gaza

Great letter of solidarity in the Lancet on 23/7/2016 Paola Manduca, Iain Chalmers, Derek Summerfield, Mads Gilbert, Swee Ang, on behalf of 24 signatories We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and protect health and lives. We are also informed people; we teach the ethics of our professions, together …

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