The demonstration against the war in Haifa, last Saturday night (Photo: Al Ittihad)

Fascists beat Haifa deputy mayor during anti-war protest

Haifa’s deputy mayor and his son were beaten Saturday night when right-wing activists attacked Hadash and Communists activists protesting Israel’s massacre in the Gaza Strip. According to “Haaretz” and “Al Ittihad”, the right-wing activists had gathered in the area, burned a Palestinian flag and shouted “Death to Arabs,” and “Death to leftists.” They asked a…

The demonstration in Haifa in the today's (Sunday, July 20) edition of "Al Ittihad" Communist daily newspaper front-page

Hadash demonstrators accused the government of war crimes; rightists called for ‘death to the Arabs’

Hundreds of Jews and Arabs, members of Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel” demonstrated in Mercaz Hacarmel, Haifa, on Saturday night against the Gaza operation, against racism and for a just peace between Israel and Palestine. They hoisted red banners and Palestinian flags. Hundreds of right-wingers staged a counter-protest, and hoisted Israeli flags and…

Fidel Castro (Photo: Granma)

Fidel Castro slams Israel’s offensive in Gaza

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro blamed the “warmonger” government of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for shooting down a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine. Castro, who occasionally writes about world and local events, also criticized Israel’s ground offensive in Gaza, particularly the rising death toll of civilians. The revolutionary leader wrote…

An Arab-Bedouin village in the Negev (Photo: Activestills)

State to court: Negev Arab-Bedouin must fend for themselves under Gaza rockets

The state is not responsible for protecting Bedouin communities from rocket fire, the State Prosecution told the High Court of Justice on Thursday. Responding to urgent petition, State Prosecution tells High Court that rocket fire on Bedouin villages is negligible. In a HighCourt of Justice hearing about the provision of protective facilities to Arab-Bedouin villages…

Demonstration in Jerusalem against occupation, war and racism, on last week (Photo: Combatants for Peace)

Israeli-Palestinian demonstration in Jerusalem: Cease fire – enough missiles and bombs

An Israeli-Palestinian demonstration will be held tomorrow Thursday, July 17, at IDF Square in Jerusalem under the sign “Cease fire – enough missiles and bombs”.According to Combatants for Peace spokesperson “on the seam between East and West Jerusalem let us, Israelis and Palestinians, sound a common voice:Cease Fire!Last week Israel initiated another operation in Gaza.…

The destroyed house of the Eshtawi family in Az-Zeitiun area, Gaza City, July 14, 2014. The attack left 27 people homeless (Photo: Activestills)

Israeli movie directors call for ceasefire

As the annual Jerusalem Film Festival continued this week, a group of Israeli directors called for a ceasefire and a return to dialogue. “We, the undersigned, Israeli directors whose films participate in the Jerusalem Film Festival, believe that in these violent days, it is impossible to talk only about cinema while ignoring the killing and horrifying events around…