In Zoe Lawlor’s latest denial of reality, she inserts herself in the narrative of Palestinian victimisation claiming to have been “attacked and kidnapped in international waters while sailing to Gaza, robbed and repeatedly strip searched, imprisoned for a week, shot at with steel-coated rubber bullets and tear gas” (Letters, 9 November).
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
My recent letter on the clear difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism has hit the mark, judging by the urgent flurry of outrage that it has elicited from Israeli government apologists, in the form of Clive Hyman, of London, and Kevin McCarthy (Irish Examiner, June 23).
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Israel launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip yesterday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities, and tunnels under the Palestinian territory’s border with Israel.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
Israel has launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket firing abilities and tunnels under the Palestinian territory’s border with Israel.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
Pope Benedict XVI assured his followers in the Holy Land that peace is possible, as he ended his Middle East visit today by putting aside the contentious issues he has confronted and coming as a pilgrim to the site of Jesus’ crucifixion.
Fri, 15 May, 2009
Yes, there is public feeling about the Palestinians and their rotten deal. I’ve never heard Chechnya being discussed on the DART, whereas I have heard Israel being trashed on buses as well as at smart dinner parties. Besides, who’s ever heard of a “Sri Lanka out of Tamil Eelam” march through Cork or calls for a boycott of Russia?
Wed, 13 May, 2009