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8 November 2017
This year marks a century since imperialism's 'Balfour Declaration', 50 years since Israel's 1967 war on Palestine, and the tenth year of the blockade of Gaza
17 May 2017
Israel/Palestine: The Strike of Freedom and Honour is the name given to an indefinite mass hunger strike of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, which started on Palestinian Prisoner Day, 17 April.
12 April 2017
The continuing battle over Ken Livingstone's Labour Party membership has shown how the issue of anti-Semitism has become an important part of the party's internal struggle.
11 January 2017
Discussion at Socialism conference in Tel Aviv: Just before Christmas the United Nations security council symbolically voted 14-0 declaring Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as illegal. A week earlier, Socialist Struggle Movement - the Israel/Palestine section of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - hosted its annual Socialism conference in Tel Aviv.
12 October 2016
Most mainstream media obituaries described Shimon Peres, the recently deceased former president of Israel, as a 'peacemaker statesman' who constrained the settlerist, nationalist policy of prime minister Netanyahu's rule. In reality, Peres was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
5 October 2016
Music - Radio International (Kefaya): They say that you can tell a lot about a band by its name. Kefaya is an Arabic word meaning 'enough'. It was the cry of the grassroots revolutionary movement in Egypt, a powerful symbol of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
29 October 2015
This has been the deadliest month in the national conflict since the war on Gaza in summer 2014.
8 April 2015
Members, both Palestinian and Israeli, of Socialist Struggle (CWI Israel/Palestine) took part in the 39th Palestinian Land Day, commemorating the first mass revolt of Palestinian people inside Israel against the expropriation of Palestinian land for Jewish settlements
25 March 2015
New coalition will face chain of unresolved crises and bitter struggles
19 November 2014
The July-August brutal war on Gaza resulted in the slaughter of 2,200 residents. Since then the Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank and annexed East Jerusalem have refused to return to 'normal' life under the occupation
15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
6 August 2014
Mass struggle to end Israeli state terror: A hail of death has roared down on Gaza for weeks. Working class people in Britain and worldwide are shocked and angered at images of a Palestinian father carrying his dead children's body parts in a plastic bag
29 July 2014
Whole families burnt alive. Parents with children. Over 1,100 Palestinians' lives have ended since 8 July, as ruthless inferno has rained down on this besieged, impoverished, and highly populated strip of land during the Muslim Ramadan.
29 July 2014
The Fire Brigades Union deplores the horrific attacks on Gaza and calls for an immediate, negotiated and total ceasefire
15 July 2014
The trapped, blockaded 1.8 million people in the Gaza strip have been viciously bombarded from air, sea and land, and the slaughter is going on
11 July 2014
Demonstrations have been taking place across Britain to condemn the horrific onslaught
9 July 2014
The Israeli government has launched another series of air strikes and bombardments on the besieged population of Gaza under the name operation "protective edge". This is yet another step of escalation by the Israeli government that brings closer the threat of a wider conflict
25 June 2014
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids: On 21 June dozens of protesters - Jews and Arabs, including Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM) activists - held a demonstration in front of the defence ministry in Tel Aviv
15 January 2014
The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the "Father of Israeli settlements", died after eight years in a semi-coma, following a stroke while still prime minister in January 2006
8 May 2013
As Israeli governments have progressively increased the number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, eating into the Palestinian territories, more and more people are questioning whether a viable Palestinian state next to Israel is now possible
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