British Citizen Tortured by Israel’s Secret Police: Report

Asa Winstanley, a London-based investigative journalist reported in Middle East Monitor today that a British citizen is being tortured in Israel to confess to apparently false charges.  “Although Haaretz claimed last month that he had been released,” Winstanley wrote, “it appears that Faiz Sherari remains in the custody of a ‘military court’ run by Israel’s illegal […]

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Palestinian Committee Accuses Israel of ‘Deliberately’ Trying to Kill Hunger Strikers

Head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Qaraqe accused Israeli authorities of “deliberately” attempting to kill Palestinian hunger strikers, while simultaneously employing several tactics to convince hunger strikers to break their strikes, according to statements released on Thursday. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said in a statement that Palestinian hunger striker Ammar Ibrahim […]

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David Remnick Has Hysterics

The neglected, ignored or justified suffering of the people of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine is only part of the great indifference of ‘liberals’ because in the US they are just as indifferent to the suffering of their own people.  By Jeremy Salt David Remnick is editor of the New Yorker, a magazine renowned for […]

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David Remnick Has Hysterics

The neglected, ignored or justified suffering of the people of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine is only part of the great indifference of ‘liberals’ because in the US they are just as indifferent to the suffering of their own people.  By Jeremy Salt David Remnick is editor of the New Yorker, a magazine renowned for […]

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Israeli Minister Calls for ‘Blacklist’ of Organizations Supporting BDS

Israel’s Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan has proposed that Israel set up a committee to blacklist organizations and individuals which advocate for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Tuesday. According to the news outlet, Erdan first recommended the maintenance of the blacklist to Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, […]

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Media Freedom: Let Palestine Be the Barometer

By Iqbal Jassat – Johannesburg, South Africa Recent changes effected within parts of South Africa’s mainstream media, may be interpreted differently by consumers. Some may use the glass of water test and come to contrasting positions: half full or half empty. This after all is the nature of the media beast. It’s newsroom and editorial desks […]

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