An emergency relief appeal for the crisis in Gaza raised £3 million in its first week – despite anger over broadcasters’ refusal to show it. Skip related content Protests gathered pace against Sky and the BBC’s ban on screening the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) broadcast earlier this week. But DEC said that, thanks to funding […]Read more "Gaza crisis appeal raises £3m"
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090209/falk The Nation – January 22, 2009 Despite a horrific price in lives and suffering, the Palestinians may be slowly winning the ‘second war’, the legitimacy war, whose battlefield has become global. Also, Hamas may have won a major battle for Palestinian hearts and minds, notes Richard Falk. Now that there is a cease-fire in […]Read more "Winning and Losing in Gaza"
I have finally found a some time to write this e-mail. I attended the Respect party event on Monday at Saffron Restaurant in Manchester where George Galloway, as well as some other excellent speakers gave their speeches. The main message was to drum up support for the aid Convoy which will be leaving London on […]Read more "Viva Palestina – A Lifeline from Britain to Gaza"
http://pulsemedia.org/2009/01/27/resisting-genocide/ “Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.” Resisting Genocide The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network released the following statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day: How does the city sit solitary, that was full of people! How is she become as a widow!…She weeps sore into the night, and her tears are […]Read more "Resisting Genocide – Holocaust Remembrance Day"
Letter To The BBC (http://blogs.myspace.com/lowkeyuk) I think I understand why you can never relate,It seems even you live in fear of this terrorist state,You say you must remain “impartial”,But I’m sure you know that your refusal IS harmful,Why is it partial to air an appeal?If your son’s school was blown up I wonder how you […]Read more "Letter to the BBC – LOWKEY"
Long Live Palestine (by Lowkey) http://www.myspace.com/lowkeyuk This is for Palestine, Ramallah, West Bank, Gaza,This is for the child that is searching for an answer,I wish I could take your tears and replace them with laughter,Long live Palestine, Long live Gaza!! While we listen to tunes, made by ignorant fools,Israel blocked the UN from […]Read more "Lyrics to “Long Live Palestine” by LOWKEY"
Here’s my regular weekly update on Gaza with excellent contributions from many people. Note that instead of sending too many documents via e-mail I have started using Google Docs. You don’t need to have a googlemail a/c or create one – simply select ‘View published presentation in a new window‘ to view the presentation or […]Read more "Correspondence received on Gaza Crisis W/E 25.1.09"
Western governments and most of the Western media have accepted a number of Israeli claims justifying the military assault on Gaza: that Hamas consistently violated the six-month truce that Israel observed and then refused to extend it; that Israel therefore had no choice but to destroy Hamas’s capacity to launch missiles into Israeli towns; that […]Read more "Israel’s Lies- Henry Siegman"
As an outsider to Blackburn, please excuse me entering into your group debate. It is important for people to know the truth: Israel has justified it’s massacre of civilians and illegal destruction of civilian infrastructure on the grounds of defending it’s citizens against Hamas rocket fire which broke the ceasefire. The Israeli government knows that […]Read more "Children of Gaza"
To the Israeli Soldier Listen and listen well O! One who could have been our brother For we are one people, whether you like it or not You are a Semite, A son of Israeel (Isaac) I am a Semite, A son of Ismaeel (Ishmael) Our father, the father of both you and I […]Read more "To the Israeli Soldier"