Hannah Levy Davis explains Israel’s new plans for annexation and its potential consequences.
Hungary, Israel, India – are we all going to end up a people of QR-code scanning, ultra-monitored insects under the thumb of the most powerful? Will corruption have to become the norm as ’emergency measures’ remain in place after decades of resolution, as with the post-terrorism measures still in place in the USA? Isaac Bettridge evaluates the situation that the world is facing but looking past, as the focus rests on the pandemic.
I came from a small city called Gaza. It’s just 360 square kilometres. For 22 years, I saw nothing beyond this area. The only interaction I had with outsiders was with the Israelis. They launched one war after another, dropping bombs, firing missiles and targeting us with artillery from the sea and the ground. Even […]
One hundred years ago, a single document of 67 words caused seismic shifts in the Middle East, the reverberations of which are still felt to this day. The Balfour Declaration, penned by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour on 2 November 1917, announced British support for the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine for the minority […]
Friends of Palestine society took to the outside of the Forum on Monday afternoon to protest United States President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, alongside Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. Chants of “Free free Palestine”, “Hands off Jerusalem”, and “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will […]
For most millennials, the Israel Palestine conflict has been constantly in the background of our lives. Since Israel’s declaration of nationhood in 1948, there have been continuous disputes, resolutions and relapses to hostility in the region. The failure to reach a peace agreement, however, is not for lack of trying. Since the presidency of Jimmy […]
”When you have two alternatives, the first thing you have to do is to look for the third that you didn’t think about, that doesn’t exist.” – Shimon Peres If you follow the news you are more likely than not to have heard of the recent death of Shimon Peres, who died from a fatal […]
I waited for Yiftah Curiel in the upstairs of a coffee shop. He was the spokesperson for the Israeli embassy in London, and his train was running late. Very aware that I might be out of my depth – plankton to a veritable whale – I used the delay to make some quick fact-checks and […]