Palestine

Rocket Fire on Israeli Gas Platforms Could Escalate Gaza Fighting

Rocket Fire on Israeli Gas Platforms Could Escalate Gaza Fighting

Although scoring a direct hit would be difficult, Hamas fire against Israel's offshore rigs could prove very significant given the crucial role gas plays in generating the country's electricity.

How to make Israel think twice on the Gaza war

How to make Israel think twice on the Gaza war

As the war on Gaza intensified and the images of killed children made the rounds, people all over the world asked a simple question: What can be done to stop this carnage?

Broad Consensus to Rebuild Gaza Without Rearming Hamas

Broad Consensus to Rebuild Gaza Without Rearming Hamas

As the United States and its partners figure out how to rebuild Gaza without replenishing Hamas's military capabilities, which brought on the destruction in the first place, they can draw on broad international consensus and past agreements.

Momentum grows for ICC action on Gaza

Momentum grows for ICC action on Gaza

As the sounds of gunfire in the Gaza Strip begin to cease, international human rights organizations, legal experts and political activists are speaking up about the need for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate whether war crimes were committed during the Gaza conflict this summer.

No safe place for the children of the occupation

No safe place for the children of the occupation

The Gaza offensive, dubbed "Operation Protective Edge," has been described by International children's rights group Save the Children as a "war against children"- the United Nations said a total of 456 children have been killed since its start.

Israel's atrocities in Gaza prompt unprecedented political fallout

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"Carnage" in Gaza "the killing of children and the slaughter of civilians". Not the words of a Palestinian spokesperson but rather French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Australia's FM Julie Bishop condemned what she called "shocking" and "indefensible" incidents, with "hundreds of innocent people" killed.

Justice for Gaza war crimes? Only if Palestine signs up to ICC jurisdiction

Justice for Gaza war crimes? Only if Palestine signs up to ICC jurisdiction

Bar Human Rights Committee is at best naive, and at worst misleading, for suggesting legal situation is beyond doubt

On heroes and preachers: A new Gaza resistance paradigm

On heroes and preachers: A new Gaza resistance paradigm

Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? In Israeli prison, of course!" was the title of an article by Jo Ehrlich published in Mondoweiss.net on Dec. 21, 2009. That was almost exactly one year after Israel's concluded a major war against Gaza

Israel is losing its battle in public diplomacy

Israel is losing its battle in public diplomacy

Yesterday a mobile phone game inviting contestants to pose as the Israeli military and bomb Gaza was dropped from the Google app store following public outrage

Will there be accountability for Brits fighting in Israel?

Will there be accountability for Brits fighting in Israel?

The Israeli army is currently waging a cold blooded campaign against the Gaza Strip, the third of its kind in less than six years. As thousands of Palestinians are killed and injured by Israeli forces, attention is slowly but surely turning towards those who are committing some of the most cruel and gruesome acts of war.