Who the aggressor is

(source: The Jordan Times) The world has welcomed Israel’s decision to ease the blockade of Gaza ever so slightly. This is a very unfortunate position, because it in effect legitimises the Israeli blockade of Gaza, which very much remains in force. That the world...

First bluff now blood

In an unprecedented development, a Darfur armed opposition group storms Sudan’s cultural capital, writes Gamal Nkrumah Is it really over? Maybe the Battle of Om Durman is over, but the fight ahead looks bloody. For the fighters of Darfur, turning towards the...

Goldstone Gaza Isarael

By Norman Finkelstein (source: Zspace) Israel would not be so up in arms about the Goldstone Report, would not be so upset by it, were it not for the fact that, yes, they are very vulnerable to the public opinion, and they know very well the limits beyond which it may...

Terror claim mocks south African muslims

(source: Voice Of The Cape fm Online) The Gauteng-based advocacy group, the Media Review Network (MRN), has hit back at renewed claims made by Pretoria academic, Prof Hussein Solomon regarding a terror threat on this year’s FIFA 2010 World Cup. In his response,...