The tragedy of the Syrian civil war has reached new levels of barbarism over the last week as Bashar-al-Assad’s Russian ally launched air strikes against the civilian population in the rebel-held north of this devastated country.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
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
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
In a letter attempting to smear the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) and supporters of Palestinian rights (Irish Examiner, Letters, July 30), Kevin McCarthy makes an untrue assertion about the Limerick screening of the award-winning Israeli film, The Lab.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
The cancellation of ‘the 1st Tel Aviv Feis’, by the Carey Academy, after “threatening messages were sent to not only our teachers, but also parents and students”, by members of the Irish Palestine Solidarity Campaign, is, if true, disgraceful (Irish Examiner, July 8).
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
If anyone still needs convincing that the so-called political representatives haven’t betrayed the people of Gaza, then the report by Steen Lau Jorgensen, the World Bank’s director for the region should once and for all highlight the criminal behaviour of Hamas and the Palestinian Authority.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
The discovery by Iraqi forensic teams “of mass graves believed to contain some of the soldiers killed by Islamic State (IS) militants last year” (Irish Examiner, 7 April), is, I fear, merely the first in a cycle of IS atrocities as it retreats.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015