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7 January 2009
IN MANY cities throughout the country, last weekend, thousands of people attended demonstrations and vigils against the Israeli onslaught on Gaza.
5 January 2009
Stop the Slaughter in Gaza demonstration, photo Socialist Party
More than 1.5 million people live in the 'open air prison camp' that is Gaza.
For the last 16 months the blockade of the Israeli regime has intensified the nightmare - a majority of the population are unemployed and suffering from malnutrition.
Now the horror has reached its nadir with the Israeli invasion of Gaza - resulting in the deaths of many hundreds of Palestinians, including children.
29 December 2008
While details differ since this Socialist Party editorial of 12 March 2008 was written - the situation today is even worse - it applies in essentials.
29 October 2008
Feature Israel was awash with fears and rumours of a new conflict in the summer. The Israeli air force carried out a military exercise which was a dry-run to prepare for bombing Iran's nuclear facilities.
16 July 2008
SPECULATION IS once again rife on whether Israel or the US will launch air strikes on Iran. The Middle East could be on the brink of horrifying events in the next period triggered by such action, writes Judy Beishon.
11 June 2008
OBAMA'S VICTORY speech at the Xcel Center in St Paul, Minnesota, wouldn't start until well after 8pm but by 5pm a youthful, festive line of 15,000 already snaked through the downtown streets, writes Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative, USA.
4 June 2008
IF IT was just another citizen, a criminal investigation would be conducted under conditions of arrest, writes Shahar Ben-Khorin, (CWI, Israel).
21 May 2008
LEBANON HAS been wracked by a week of armed clashes between supporters of the Western backed Fouad Siniora government and the Hezbollah-led opposition...
14 May 2008
Since the Israeli state was founded 60 years ago, many Jewish people around the world have moved there on the promise of prosperity and security, writes Judy Beishon.
9 April 2008
ON 30 March, Palestinians commemorate Land Day by holding protest rallies and demonstrations all over the world, writes Maavak Sozialisti reporters,.
1 March 2008
While economic issues are likely to be key to the development of a new party, they are not the only issues which are having a radicalising effect, particularly on young people...
29 January 2008
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian Gazans streamed across the bulldozed Gaza-Egypt border during just a few days, desperate to buy basic goods that are no longer available in Gaza...
6 December 2007
IT IS hard to imagine an international peace conference that could come up with less... By Judy Beishon
8 November 2007
THIRTY-SIX employees of the Coffee To Go Café in Ramat Aviv have won a strike for union recognition and against the violation of their labour rights... By Amnon Cohen, CWI
5 July 2007
DESPITE THE failure of the United Nations (UN) since its inception to prevent and resolve wars and conflicts, and its inability to eradicate crushing poverty and prevent climate change on a world scale, many (including those ...
21 June 2007
AFTER BLOODY clashes with Fatah militias linked to Palestinian President Abbas, the Islamic organisation Hamas took control of the Gaza strip on Thursday 13 June....
14 June 2007
THE UK National Union of Journalists (NUJ) conference recently passed a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli goods...
7 June 2007
40 years since the Arab-Israel 1967 war: THE START of a six-day war on 5 June 1967 between Israel and its neighbouring Arab states resulted in an overwhelming military victory for Israel...
31 May 2007
TWO ANTI-WAR protestors, who broke into RAF Fairford just before the bombing of Iraq in March 2003, have been cleared of all charges...
17 May 2007
ISRAELI STUDENTS have taken to the streets in a battle against the government over rises in tuition fees, education cuts of up to NIS 1.2 billion (Ű215 million), and the privatisation of education...
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