Tag Archives: Gaza

End the siege of Gaza- End the occupation of Palestine

Text of Socialist Party leaflet for tomorrow’s protests in solidarity with Palestine. Over the last two weeks we have watched in horror as the Israeli State, the fourth largest military power in the world has waged a murderous assault on Gaza. An estimated 242 Gazans have been killed over the course of 11 days, while buildings were leveled by sustained ...

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Gaza: brutal siege will ensure COVID-19 catastrophe

By Finghín Kelly  As relatively developed health care systems in Europe and North America are struggling to cope with the ravages of Covid-19, the people of Gaza are bracing themselves for what could be a massive humanitarian catastrophe should the virus take hold in the territory.  Open air prison Home to two million Palestinian refugees, Gaza is an open air ...

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Middle East: Oppose imperialism and Israeli State Terror

Editorial from The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales Around the world people have watched in horror at the unfolding violence perpetrated by the Israeli state against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. Sixty were killed on 14 May alone, during protests against the moving of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. As we go to ...

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How can Palestinian freedom be won?

On the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Cillian Gillespie looks at how the occupation of Palestine can be ended and how a just and democratic solution, upholding the national rights of both Palestinians and Israeli Jews, can be brought into existence. June 2017 marked a poignant anniversary for the ...

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Palestine/Israel: Everyday life under occupation

Just before Christmas the United Nations security council symbolically voted 14-0 declaring Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as illegal. The United States abstained, denying a veto sought by Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition government in Israel and US President-elect Donald Trump. A week earlier, Socialist Struggle Movement – the Israel/Palestine section of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI- the international socialist organisation to ...

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One year on from massacre: End the siege of Gaza

By Cillian Gillespie Last summer we watched in horror and disgust as the Israeli state launched yet another murderous assault on the besieged people of Gaza; a population of 1.8 million living in the world’s largest open air prison. “Mowing the lawn in Gaza” Statistics can’t give us a full sense of the scale of horror and human suffering visited ...

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