Middle East

Jan 8, 2010

Evasion of the body scanners

All the talk of airport security amounts to evading the key issue: why this continues and how to reverse the trend line. But that requires talking foreign policy, not airport screening.
Nov 27, 2009

Al Jazeera English comes to Canada

Anita Krajnc and Walied Khogali
Canada's broadcast regulator, the CRTC, approved Al Jazeera English's application to broadcast in Canada. Al Jazeera English will introduce a much needed global southern perspective in North America.
Sep 30, 2009

Rebranding Palestine?

Dave Himmelstein
In view of 'Brand Israel,' an observer might be drawn to speculate about the rebranding potential for the other side of the Holy Land coin, namely, Palestinians living under Israeli occupation.
Sep 25, 2009

UN Special Rapporteur: 'Israel losing Legitimacy War'

Richard Falk
Richard Falk will be speaking in Ottawa and Toronto this weekend. Here he shares his views on the state of the war for public opinion, arguing that Israel is starting to lose on that front.
Sep 14, 2009

A celebration of solidarity

rabble staff
Tonight at 7:00p.m. EST, those protesting the TIFF's spotlight on Tel Aviv will gather for a 'Celebration of Solidarity,' organized by Queers Against Israeli Apartheid. Watch it live on rabbletv.
Sep 8, 2009

How to really fight anti-Semitism

Suzanne Weiss
Some supporters of Israeli occupation have linked anti-Semitism and activism for Palestinian rights. A Holocaust survivor and activist responds: "The struggle against racism is indivisible."
Sep 1, 2009

Suppressing dissent on campus?

Edward C. Corrigan
Back-to-school means a return of the campaign to mute criticism of Israeli policies on campuses where many voices have been raised in support of human rights for the Palestinians.
Aug 6, 2009

Under siege in East Jerusalem

Carmelle Wolfson and Michael Raab
The neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, housing about 500 Palestinians in East Jerusalem, is under siege. Armed forces have been stationed here since early Sunday morning.
Jul 16, 2009

Viva Palestina convoy arrives in Gaza

rabble staff
The Viva Palestina convoy has arrived. About 200 activists from the United States have entered Gaza, bringing supplies and solidarity.


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