Occupation

Debunking Israel's 11 Main Myths About Gaza, Hamas and War Crimes

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

From 'Gaza isn't occupied' to 'Hamas doesn't want a ceasefire' to 'Israel doesn't target civilians', it's time to rebut the key talking points of Israeli spokespersons such as Mark Regev. After all, you're entitled to your own opinions, but not your own facts.

Inside the Occupation: University of Sheffield

Lauren Archer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Archer

It was 6am when the lights came on and Rage Against the Machine started playing through the speakers in the University of Sheffield's Richard Roberts lecture hall. About 50 students from across Sheffield, including activists from the Autonomous Students Network, the Living Wage Campaign, the Revolutionary Socialists Society and others occupied the building at 7pm on Wednesday October 30, the night before the planned staff strikes...

Obama's Big Trip: Israel, Palestine and the Audacity of Hope

Rebecca Greig | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK
Rebecca Greig

For Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Obama offered nothing but pretty words and a tacit understanding that all they are getting is sympathy.

Hamid Karzai Is Only Saying What Soldiers Have Known for Years

Joe Glenton | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Joe Glenton

Karzai's argument that the UK troop increase in Helmand in 2006 created today's insecurity will sting politicians, but what he says is true. I remember the events clearly; I was in Afghanistan at the time.

Israel Criticised By UK West Bank University Plan

The Guardian | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Politics

The British government has warned that the official authorisation of Israel's first settlement university will create another hurdle in the peace proc...

A Jew in Palestine: 'Shlomo, We're Not in East London Anymore'

Rebecca Greig | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK
Rebecca Greig

When I first decided to move to the West Bank as a freelance journalist, many of my friends thought this was one of my crazy peccadilloes. My mother, of course, was horrified.

Monty Python and the Future of Life on Earth

Anuradha Vittachi | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK
Anuradha Vittachi

All over the world, movements and groups are springing up that contest the comforting blindness. The Occupation is one such movement, growing fast.

If I Could Have any job in the World ...

Mammasaurus | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK
Mammasaurus

What would I be if could have any job in the world ? Perfect decadent escapism for a morning... I would be - An artist! Hanging out in the streets ...

Palestinian Terrorism is not due to Occupation

Michelle Moshelian | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Politics
Michelle Moshelian

The latest terror attacks on Israeli civilians should provide food for thought when it comes to considering whether to support the forthcoming prospec...

Palestine's Internal Divisions are Crushing its 'Arab Spring' Movement

Kieron Monks | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK
Kieron Monks

Palestine's revolutionaries have both, predominantly formed of young, foreign-educated, middle-class idealists. Their backgrounds allowed them to understand the Occupation from an intellectual perspective.