Author Archives: Jamie Stern-Weiner

ANNELIESE DODDS MP: DEMAND ACTION TO HOLD ISRAEL TO ACCOUNT

The position of Anneliese Dodds MP (Labour – Oxford East) on the massacre in Gaza has improved has a result of pressure from constituents. But it remains wholly inadequate. OXFORD CONSTITUENTS: Please write to Anneliese to ask her to support a suspension of arms sales to Israel, an independent international inquiry into Israel’s massacre and […]

TWEET-STORM FOR GAZA: 8pm-9pm London Time, 15 May

EMERGENCY TWEET-STORM FOR GAZA: Hashtag: #ICCIndictIsraelNow! Time: 8pm-9pm tonight, London time. Spread the word! — Some example tweets: 1. Israel’s blockade of Gaza must be lifted “immediately and unconditionally” (UN Report by New York State judge Mary McGowan Davis). #ICCIndictIsraelNow! 2. “I’ve never seen such massive destruction ever before” (Peter Maurer, head of the International Committee […]

UK: ALL OUT FOR THE PEOPLE OF GAZA!

Emergency demonstrations across the UK today, 15 May: London: Downing Street, Whitehall, 5.30pm. London Jews Against the Massacre: Red Lion Pub, 48 Parliament Street, Westminster, SW1A 2NH, 5pm. Will join up with the main demonstration at 5.30pm. Manchester: Central Library, Central Street, 5.30pm. Sheffield: Pinstone Street, 5pm. Glasgow: 180 West Regent Street, 7pm. Edinburgh: Prince St./Castle St., from 12 noon. […]

GAZA’S MOMENT OF TRUTH — AND OURS

Muhammad Shehada and I have an article in VICE about the unfolding massacre in Gaza: Palestinians are often lectured from abroad on the merits of Gandhi. The current effort in Gaza will inevitably be viewed as a test case of the efficacy of a nonviolent approach; its success or failure will help determine the character […]

UK STANDS WITH THE PEOPLE OF GAZA

National Demonstration in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Friday 11 May, 5.30pm – 7pm. Opposite the Israeli Embassy. Closest Underground station: High Street Kensington.    

LABOUR: DRAFT MOTION FOR GAZA

Attention all Labour Party and Momentum members: Below is a draft Motion on Gaza. We need to get as many branches and CLPs to pass it or a motion to the same effect as a matter of emergency. Why is this an emergency? Gaza is on the brink of becoming unviable for large-scale human inhabitation. […]

‘WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU LIVED LIKE THAT?’

Khaled al-‘Azayzeh, field researcher in Gaza for the Israeli human rights organisation B’Tselem, addresses the people of Israel: For over ten years we have been living in a prison. The Gaza Strip is dying. Sixty percent of young people walk around the streets without work, 60 percent of the population suffers from food insecurity. 80 […]