Thought for the day

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.<br>The functions of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents.<br>There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe." -- Thomas Jefferson



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On Saturday, September 23, Israeli forces shot and killed 36-year-old, Mohammad Awad in Beit Ijza near Jerusalem claiming he attempted a ramming attack against soldiers. The Palestinian foreign ministry reported that Awad was “defenseless” and did not pose a danger to his executioners.

Edinburgh City Council to explore partner projects with Gaza redress Wed, 08/31/2022 - 13:33

Edinburgh city Council decided on 30 August that rather than twinning with Gaza, it would call upon the Edinburgh Partnership to do some exploratory work with Gaza on "mutually beneficial projects".

UK Gaza campaigner Pete Gregson defends himself against press attacks claiming he said the holocaust was exaggerated redress Sat, 08/06/2022 - 17:32

Gaza campaigner Pete Gregson refutes, with actual facts, the "holocaust denial" slurs levelled against him by the pro-Zionist press – the Jewish Telegraph, the Herald and the Guardian. >>

What did Hamas and Fatah think of Biden's visit? redress Wed, 07/20/2022 - 14:37

Stuart Little compares the reactions to Biden's Israel visit of Hamas, which  condemns "America's continuing support for [Israel's] illegal occupation and… cover for Israel's crimes against humanity", and Fatah, which has not reacted at all.>>

Listen Libya: The curse of the militias redress Sat, 07/09/2022 - 16:50

Libyan activist and popular rapper Assem Mihirig shares with us a deeply insightful analysis, derived from direct experience, of the workings and power of the militias blighting the Libya and the thinking of their leaders, and offers a view of how they can be dealt with.

UK tour: "Rabbi on the Road" Beyond Israel redress Tue, 07/05/2022 - 15:00

"As an apartheid state, Israel has no right to exist. No state that declares one ethnicity is superior to another has a right to exist. But what will we put in its place, in our search for a new Palestine? It’s something that needs discussing; two-state versus one-state is key to any future peace. And who better to posit plans but an Arab and a Jew?

The utter uselessness of world churches: Western Christendom loses all credibility as Israeli theft of the Holy Land continues redress Sun, 06/26/2022 - 16:13

Stuart Littlewood highlights the apparent indifference – words without deeds – of the World Council of Churches and church officials to the desperate calls of Palestinian Christians to save the Christian presence in the Israeli-occupied Holy Land. >>

Scottish Information Commissioner to investigate Edinburgh City Council over FOI failure on Gaza twinning petition redress Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:22

"The office of the Scottish Information Commissioner declared on 22 June that it would investigate the City of Edinburgh Council over its failure to adhere to Freedom of Information (FOI) Legislation on matters pertaining to the council’s Gaza twinning petition.