The Labour Party blames Israel for the failure to achieve a two-state solution

The Labour Party’s reaction to the military action by Israel against Gaza was extraordinary.  One could be forgiven for thinking that Jeremy Corbyn had been reinstated as leader of the party. Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Lisa Nandy, set out the party’s position in a letter to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on 15 May 2021 [1] before a ceasefire was … Continue reading The Labour Party blames Israel for the failure to achieve a two-state solution

Israel’s Violations of the 4th Geneva Convention

An extraordinary event took place on 24 January 2021: a BBC TV interviewer repeatedly challenged an Israeli representative about Israel’s failure to carry out its obligations under international law towards Palestinians living under Israeli occupation.  The occasion was an interview by Andrew Marr with the Israeli Minister of Health, Yuli Edelstein [1].  Marr challenged him repeatedly about … Continue reading Israel’s Violations of the 4th Geneva Convention