Monthly Archives: November 2012

Britain Displays True Colours in Palestinian Vote Abstention

You may recall that the UK govt – around a year ago –  passed a law to make it much more difficult to bring private prosecutions against  suspected Israeli war criminals who were visiting the UK. Now – we learn … Continue reading

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Palestine: Some Scattered Thoughts

Just some scattered thoughts before I head off to work so apologies if any lack of coherence. 1. Back in 1988, during the first Palestinian Intifada (uprising), I was shocked at just how defenceless the Palestinians were. They were an … Continue reading

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Remembering the Dalou Family In Gaza

These are some of the children from the Dalou family in Gaza that were killed when the Israelis bombed their home today. What words can do justice to this shocking scene? I can’t find any. God have mercy on them. … Continue reading

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Britain’s Responsibility For Israeli Terrorism in Palestine

In the wake of the Israeli killing of Palestinian freedom fighter, Ahmad al-Jabari – the head of Hamas’s military wing – it is worthwhile recalling just how we got to the present strange set of affairs whereby European immigrants were … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Mughal India Exhibition at the British Library

Yesterday’s edition of the Guardian noted that a new exhibition about Mughal India has just opened at the British Library. So, this morning, I went along to take a look. Back in 1997 when I was editing the Muslim youth … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Skyfall

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Bond film series – the most successful movie franchise of all time – so how does Skyfall measure up against the rest of the 23 film series? Well, I went to watch Skyfall last … Continue reading

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