LETTERS

One state solution where all citizens are equal would make sense in Middle East

The establishment of a Zionist state in the middle of the Arab world for Jewish migrants from Europe was only possible due to the complicity of Western powers and their vested interests .

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We should be appalled at the treatment of Greece

In 2010, the Troika imposed a program of what is politely termed ‘fiscal adjustment’ on Greece, which, by the IMF’s own admission at the time would be “tough, difficult and painful’.

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Support for postmasters over social protection forms

I wish to support the postmasters’ recent appeal to withdraw from circulation new social protection forms which recommend payment through banks, and discourage use of post offices.

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How can we be sure of salmon stocks if we don’t have a salmon counter?

I have managed a fishery in Ballyduff Upper on the Blackwater River for the past 10 years. My records show a dramatic decline in salmon returning to the system — in fact a 60% drop in the last five years.

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Europe’s silence about persecution of Christians elsewhere is shameful

The recent slaughter of holidaymakers on an idyllic Tunisian beach sent shockwaves of revulsion throughout the world. 

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Read history books if you want Middle East knowledge

Daniel Teegan’s brief account of the birth of Israel is, at best, blinkered, biased and incomplete.

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Shame on those out to get Assange for telling truth

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has now spent three years in the embassy of Ecuador, London.

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IFI needs to take urgent action to save remaining Blackwater salmon

I was to express deep misgivings and concerns of the majority of anglers in the Blackwater Valley have regarding the future of the river as a salmon river.

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Greece is a standard bearer of democracy

It is good to see the Greece giving its population of almost 11 million the opportunity to vote on whether they wish to accept further austerity measures as part of the bailout. They obviously believe the people must have a say. They are sharing the decision, because it will be the people who will live with the outcome.

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Cost of journal suggests migrants aren’t starving

James Gleeson (Letters 2 July) refers to “starving migrants “ from Africa trying to reach Europe.

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