National Sections of the L5I:

Israel

Israel votes for expansionism and war

On Saturday 7 March, only ten days before Israel’s recent elections, 50,000 people demonstrated in Tel Aviv against prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud-led coalition. Read more...

Stop the Israeli aggression against Gaza

Gaza is once more under attack by the Israeli Occupation Force (IOF) which, on 14 November, launched Operation Pillar of Cloud as a series of aerial attacks. Read more...

Israeli protest movement plans million-person march in September – but will it challenge the occupation?

Since mid-July “tent city” protests and weekly demonstrations have been shaking the state of Israel, writes Mark Booth. On the 24 July, 30,000 protested, then 150,000 people on the 30th and 300,000 on 6 August. Activists involved in the protests have called for a million-strong march on 3 September. Read more...

Boycott apartheid Israel

Israel’s siege of Gaza since June 2007, its indiscriminate bombardment of Gaza’s people in December 2008 and January 2009, and now its attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla have all brought about an increased momentum in favour of the campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). Read more...

UN fails to condemn Israel

After ten hours discussion – much of it in secret - the United Nations Security Council has failed to condemn Israeli piracy against the Freedom Flotilla. Read more...

Statement on the murderous Israeli attack on the Freedom Flotilla

Israel’s murderous assault on the aid convoy, the Freedom Flotilla, on 31 May must be condemned by the world’s working class movement. Read more...

Why anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism

Israel's supporters, or Zionists, are increasingly pushed onto the defensive as the horrible reality of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians hits the headlines. Breaking the ceasefire in December, Israel brutally attacked the almost defenceless population of Gaza, killing 1,330 Palestinians and injuring 5,450 in 25 days. But Nat Silverstein believes Zionists have all but run out of justifications for Israeli war crimes, and as a result they wrongly argue that opposition to Israel means that you are anti-Semitic, i.e. racist against Jews. Read more...

2009 Israeli election moving to the right... or the far right

Marcus Halaby looks at the results of the Israeli elections, which will only create a right wing, conservative government. Read more...