The UK situation following Black Lives Matter protests and historic monuments issues

I took part in the Drive programme on Voice of the Cape radio on 15/6/2020

Opinión: Victoria contra el gobierno del Reino Unido es un paso clave para los activistas palestinos, pero queda un largo camino por recorrer

First published in English by the Middle east Eye on 1/5/2020 My thanks to the Palestinian Community in Chile for the translation on 7/5/2020 Mientras esperamos las últimas actualizaciones deprimentes diarias de las cifras de muertes por coronavirus, buscamos buenas noticias. Pero eso ha sido particularmente escaso para los palestinos, que han visto la creación …

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Israel’s new government is being lauded despite Apartheid and annexation

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 22/4/2020 Blue and White alliance leader and former Israeli chief of staff, Benny Gantz on 18 February 2020 [Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency] When it comes to Israel, the international community has once again been exposed for the double standards and hypocrisy it reserves to support the rogue state. …

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The Palestinian voice will be heard at the Labour conference

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 21/9/2019 John Bercow, the speaker of the UK’s House of Commons, will be standing down soon. He has been an animated figure, whose gesticulations and dressing downs of MPs have left a mark with viewers all over the world. At the height of the continuing Brexit saga, …

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Why is Britain providing cover for Israel’s human rights abuses?

First published by the Middle East Eye on 28/3/2019 As the US recognised Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Britain opted to oppose all UN Human Rights Council resolutions on Israeli violations of Palestinian rights Palestinian protesters march at the Gaza fence on 22 March (AFP) It was a bad day for Palestinians, but even …

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Grenfell Tower and Christchurch, 2 prime ministers, one leader

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 22/3/2019 New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leaves a gathering in honour for those killed in the Christchurch massacre on 22 March 2019 [MARTY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images] I had not heard of New Zealand’s 38-year-old prime minster Jacinda Ardern until the recent mosque massacres in Christchurch in which over 50 …

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فرصة نجاح ماي بتمرير خطة الخروج من أوروبا ضئيلة والمشهد فوضوي

مشاركتي بنشرة اخبار تلفزيون الغد مساء ١٥/١١/٢٠١٨ https://youtu.be/LK1B93thRyg  

Backlash after Israeli forces prepare to demolish Palestinian village

I was interviewed by RTUK on 4/7/2018 about the impending demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar, a Bedouin Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank https://youtu.be/vM8Y1G4fq6I

UNRWA, the US Embassy move and the Israeli occupation

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 24/4/2018 Gazan's gather outside the UN offices in Gaza to protest US cuts to UNRWA's funding, on January 28, 2018 [Mohammad Asad / Middle East Monitor] This will be remembered as the year when the United States of America broke with the international consensus by moving its …

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Israel, the West and shameless hypocrisy

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 20/3/2018 The current crisis between Britain and Russia offers yet another example of the shameless hypocrisy of the West when dealing with Israel and almost any other country. Why bring Israel into the attempted murder of two people on the streets of Britain in which Russia, not …

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