Archive for October, 2012

Mahmoud Sarsak and the return of pre-Oslo Resistance

Article – Adie Mormech

Mahmoud Sarsak’s refusal to attend the Barcelona Vs Real Madrid Classico match is a historic act of non-normalisation against Israel. For the hero of the Palestinian national team who fought his way free from an Israeli prison throughout a 96 day … Read more »

Chomsky in Gaza: at Al Mathaf

Column – Julie Webb-Pullman


Chomsky in Gaza: at Al Mathaf

Julie Webb-Pullman | Today in Gaza
October 22, 2012

Noam Chomsky has paid his first visit to Gaza.

While there, he spoke to a mixed group of Gazawis and internationals at Al Mathaf hotel on Friday 19 October 2012. A (rough!) unedited video of his talk follows, in four parts.

PART ONE

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Take Me Home

Column – Fidaa Abu Assi

The leaves give a crunch as I step onto them. Lost in the beauty of nature as I stroll up the hill, I seem to have gazed absently into the distance for I don’t know how long, but long enough that I could have stiffness or a crick in my neck. Read more »

The Grand Default

Column – Uri Avnery

I am sitting here writing this article 39 years to the minute from that moment when the sirens started screaming, announcing the beginning of the war. A minute before, total quiet reigned, as it does now. Read more »