Confession of an Israeli traitor: “The occupation is destroying our own society, too” – Assaf Gavron’s

I was an Israel Defense Forces soldier in Gaza 27 years ago, during the first intifada. We patrolled the city and the villages and the refugee camps and encountered angry teenagers throwing stones at us. We responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Now those seem like the good old days. Since then, the conflict…

Palestine: NSCIA Condemns FG’s Position

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned in strong terms the decision of the federal government to abstain from voting for the freedom of the people of Palestine. The secretary-general of NSCIA, Prof Ishaq Oloyede made the position of the body known at a news conference in Ilorin, Kwara State yesterday. While…

MURIC To President Jonathan: On What Basis Has Nigeria Supported Israel This Time Around?

PRESS RELEASE: NIGERIA’S ABSTENTION AT UN VOTE ON PALESTINE: LONG IN IMPUNITY, SHORT IN PRINCIPLE Nigeria yesterday abstained from voting during the United Nations deliberation on whether Palestine should be recognized as a full-fledged state. The abstention cost Palestine denial of the recognition just when it needed only one vote to scale through.Eight votes were…

GAZA AND THE ISRAELI ATROCITIES: WITHER THE NIGERIAN HUMANISTS

For the fourth week running, the world continued to keep count of Israeli atrocities in Gaza, even though no one expects a backlash in the form of a UN sanction against the Jewish colonial state’s genocide of Palestinians. In a single day in Shujjayyea, 100 lives were wiped out by Israel; on Wednesday 30th of…