Why then are some supporters of the Palestinian struggle so keen to use the ‘Apartheid State’ designation for Israel? Because the word Apartheid confers on Israel the status of pariah state – to be boycotted, sanctioned etc in the same way that the actual apartheid state was.
A friend who is a supporter of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination, and also of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel, wrote to me yesterday, objecting to an […]
On Anzac Day, militarism dresses up in the mask of pacifism. It honours the sacrifices made by the soldiers of the Great War, gives due recognition to the horrors they […]
Among supporters of the Palestinian struggle, I am sure I was not alone in being appalled by the news that the ceasefire talks between the Palestinians and Israel had broken […]
No one who took part in the rally and march in Auckland July 19 in solidarity with the people of Gaza against the murderous Israeli assault could fail to be […]
In the 1970s, I became a supporter of the struggle of the Palestinian people for their national rights. Like most children of my generation in New Zealand, I had been […]