Category: Palestine

Zionism and the politics of suspicion

The “politics of suspicion” is a term often heard in Muslim circles: it means a culture in which people are held responsible for the deeds of those with the same beliefs as themselves, and...

Existential threat? What?

In the latest chapter of the Labour anti-Semitism row, three British Jewish newspapers have published a similar front page and editorial condemning the Labour leadership for refusing their demand to adopt an international definition...

Anti-Zionism versus Anti-Semitism

I’m a Muslim and an anti-Zionist. The latter means I support the right of the Palestinian Arabs to their country: all of it. Right now, part of it is a settler state that allows...

Boycott ISIS? Boycott what?

There is a story going around that the NUS recently passed a motion to align itself with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, while a year ago having rejected a motion...

It’s always different when it’s you

Israel has many injustices. But it is not an apartheid state | Benjamin Pogrund | Comment is free | The Guardian This bit of self-serving liberal Zionist guff was in yesterday’s Guardian — actually,...

Palestinians are not just irrational haters

Last Tuesday, two Palestinians attacked a synagogue in Jerusalem, killing four rabbis and a Druze Israeli policeman. It was revealed that several of the rabbis killed were immigrants from Britain and the USA; one...

Rape by deceit is rape, but …

BBC News - Israeli Arab who 'raped' a woman says verdict 'racist' How did this man manage to deceive an Israeli Jewish woman that he was Jewish? Surely, as a native Arabic speaker, he...

Some facts about the Flotilla massacre

In response to the massacre yesterday morning on the Turkish ship that was delivering aid to Gaza, Amad at Muslim Matters has posted an article refuting some of the specious claims by the Israeli...