Amnesty International confirms Israeli apartheid

4th February 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The publication of Amnesty International’s report “Israel’s Apartheid against Palestinians” is an important development. What is significant is that Amnesty International, like Human Rights Watch, has an historic alignment to US State Department concerns.

Trump’s shift on Israel’s capital – widely condemned

13th December 2017 Socialist Action 0

Notes from the front of 13-12-2017

Trump’s shift on Israel’s capital – widely condemned

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel represents a significant shift in US foreign policy. It is a violation of international law which recognises East Jerusalem is Palestinian territory that is has been under illegal Israeli occupation since 1967. It is a sharp departure from the internationally recognised basis for a two state solution, with East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.