Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams Starmer’s Bland Strategy Loses Votes — Who Fears to Speak of 1945?— Covid-19 – the New Right Plague— Snippets Big Bill Is Harrassing You?— Bitcoin - a Coin Fit For Crooks?— Fond-of-Money Syndrome?— Neutralists OK With China— Yes, Insist on a Nanny State— A Pop Malaise?— Cameron of Greensill— Bad News Is … Continue reading Notes on the News

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