For the record, BDS is an anti-racist issue

by Hilary Aked    Following a wave of accusations made against some members of the Labour party for claims of anti-Semitism, the saga reached absurd new lows last week, when long-standing anti-racist activist Jackie Walker was suspended. Among Walker’s alleged crimes was her refusal to condemn the boycott of Israel. While some of the accusations… Read More

#Syria And The War Drums of the Western Nations

by Usaamah Khan The day UN inspectors were to arrive in Damascus to investigate allegations of use of toxic arms, reports emerged of recent chemical weapons use in Eastern Ghouta located on the outskirts of Damascus. The casualty  figures range from dozens to almost 1200 deaths. Soon we were told by the US and the… Read More

It’s a Year Since #Israel’s Anti-African pogroms. What Now?

by Robert Kazandjian, Ali Hocine Dimerdji and Samantha Asumadu Thursday, May 23, 2013, marked exactly one year to the day when a thousand Jewish Israelis ran rampant through the streets of Tel Aviv, smashing and looting African-operated businesses and physically assaulting any dark-skinned person they came across. Sadly, the Israeli economic, political and religious establishment… Read More