January 24, 2020

UK: Jeremy Corbyn promises to ‘recognize Palestinian state as soon as we take office’

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From PressTV British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to recognize Palestinian state as soon as his party takes office in case of winning upcoming elections “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn said on Wednesday afternoon at […]

Caribbean NGO to commemorate Palestinians killed since the Nakba

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From MEM Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine [CAAP] and the Cuban Embassy will take part in a joint ceremony marking 70 years since the Palestinian Nakba today. A flower laying ceremony will be held at the Cuban Monument in Paynes Bay later this evening, to “remember the victims of Zionism over the past seventy years […]

Sergeants of the British West India Regiment

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By Maproom From The British Empire This photograph shows the Sergeants of the British West India Regiment in Palestine during World War One. It is interesting as it shows a regiment in transition as the white faces are joined by a significant number of black ones. Black soldiers were prevented from becoming officers so NCO […]

Caribbean NGOs call on UN to investigate killings in Gaza, Syria

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From MEM The Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine [CAAP] and the Caribbean Peace Movement have called upon 15 Caribbean nations to support calls for an urgent United Nations investigation into the recent deaths of civilians in the Gaza Strip and Syria. “As a people who have endured the abomination of slavery, we in CARICOM (Caribbean Community) should […]

Caribbean grassroots declare support for Palestinian statehood

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From Middle East Monitor Delegates from some of the largest grassroots organisations in Latin America have “condemned the refusal of certain Caribbean countries to recognise the legitimate right of the people of Palestine to sovereign statehood”. The representatives declared their strong backing for Palestinian statehood in a declaration following the conclusion of the first pan-Caribbean […]

U.S. Secretary of State warns Middle East peace in jeopardy, Israeli PM calls Kerry speech “unbalanced

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From Caribbean Herald John Kerry slams Israel for growth of settlements • Netanyahu slams Kerry comments against Israel • Netanyahu said he was “unbalanced” and “obsessively focused” on settlements NEW YORK, U.S. – In his final days as U.S. secretary of state, John Kerry on Wednesday was highly critical of Israel for settlement-building, accusing Prime […]