The powerhouse of that mighty Liverpool team was John Barnes, one of Britain’s greatest football players. But that day at West Ham, many supporters did not treat John Barnes with admiration or even grudging respect…
Amid the horror of Israel’s latest war on Gaza there is hope. This is just a quick note to draw attention to a change in the level and nature of solidarity with Gaza that gives it the basis to tip over into a far more significant and powerful international campaign than it has been before.
A number of newspapers have all run stories over the last week stating that we are seeing a rise in antisemitic incidents in Britain as a result of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.
Like millions of people all over the world we are angry, horrified and shocked by the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza by Israel – so angry it is hard to actually express in words. The Palestinian death toll stands at 1,032 as we write. Here are their names.
In response to Israel’s horrific assault on Gaza, an international hip hop collective has put together this track calling for a boycott of Israel.
As I write, more than 120 Palestinians have already been killed in Israel’s latest brutal assault on Gaza – around a quarter are children.