Category Archives: Gaza

Ground Zero Gaza

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Israeli “Justice”

When an Israeli kills a Palestinian, he gets a slap on the wrist. When a Palestinian kills an Israeli, all Palestinians are made to suffer.

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On Palestine’s UN Bid

I watched Mahmoud Abbas’ UN speech along with that of the Israeli ambassador to the UN live. There is much to say about Israel’s mythical narrative. For starters, the Israeli ambassador said that when Israel “withdrew” from Gaza, all it … Continue reading

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Gazans thank Iran for support in Israeli war

That Hamas has thanked Iran for its military help that came to bear in the latest phase of the Israeli occupation of the remainder of Palestine and its repercussions affirms two points: 1. Hamas is not unified. The Damascus branch … Continue reading

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Israel’s Aggression in Gaza by the Numbers

The Economist: WITH a hat-tip to Harper’s Magazine, which invented this kind of index, here are some enlightening numbers regarding the fighting in Gaza, as of 8.00am GMT on November 19th. Number of Israelis killed by fire from Gaza between … Continue reading

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The Cyberwar against Israel

The international brigade of hackers known as “Anonymous” have launched an all-out offensive against Israel’s cyber networks. Entire databases have been deleted. If you get this in time click on these links (one, two) to Israeli websites and read what … Continue reading

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UK Jewish MP offers some scathing criticism of Israel

This video is from Israel’s murderous Gaza campaign in ’08/’09 but his words still ring true, especially today.

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Norman Finkelstein on Israel’s War on Gaza

“In war parents bury their kids. In peace kids bury their parents. In Gaza, Israel buries whole families under the rubble.”

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End the Occupation

If I could remove all content from my blog and just have the above header remain, I’d be content with having just that message on my blog as Israel continues to besiege an impoverished and beaten but not defeated people.

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Chomsky on Israel’s claims of “self-defense”

Noam Chomsky: “When Israelis in the occupied territories now claim that they have to defend themselves, they are defending themselves in the sense that any military occupier has to defend itself against the population they are crushing… You can’t defend … Continue reading

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Israel’s Strangulation of Gaza by the Numbers

Informed Comment: The Israeli navy illegally interfered with Gaza aid ships on the high seas, Friday, kidnapping the people on the two vessels and sending the ships involuntarily to an Israeli port. The Geneva Convention of 1949 on people in … Continue reading

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Despite the lack of coverage, Gaza still suffers

Dr. Sara Roy was my master’s thesis adviser at Harvard. She’s brilliant and her recent article on Foreign Policy is stinging: “Indeed, most Gazans have been impoverished and too many have known hunger, a reality (in the form of a … Continue reading

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‘Jews for Justice’ aid boat sets sail for Gaza

Ha’aretz: A boat carrying Jewish activists from Israel, Germany, the U.S. and Britain set sail on Sunday for Gaza, hoping to breach Israel’s blockade there and deliver aid. Richard Kuper, an organizer with the U.K. group Jews for Justice for … Continue reading

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