A response to Nick Cave- Silencing of whose voice?

Nick Cave is preparing to play the second of two concerts in Israel. Justifying his decision to perform despite the cultural boycott of Israel, Cave framed his act as a statement against “the silencing of artists.” A few miles away from Cave’s press conference celebrating his concerts, Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour remains under house arrest.…

Everything is resistance – interview with popular resistance advocate Mazin Qumsiyeh

-by Gill Swain “Everything is resistance,” says Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, one of the leading voices in the Palestinian movement of popular resistance. “When I drink juice in Palestine, it is resistance because Israel doesn’t want Palestinians living there at all. “Eating, drinking, getting married, having children, growing your own vegetables, it is all resistance.” Qumsiyeh…

An open letter to Boris Johnson

On the day of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, we published an open letter in The Guardian calling on the British government to take action to hold Israel accountable for it’s crimes under international law. (Full text below image.) Dear Boris Johnson, 100 years ago today, Arthur Balfour, your predecessor as Foreign Secretary, issued…