Tag Archives: David Cronin

Book review: Putting occupation’s profiteers in the dock ~ by David Cronin

David Cronin |  The Electronic Intifada | 1 December 2011 Earlier this year, Israel’s embassy in Brussels resorted to moral blackmail in trying to muzzle debate about Palestine. It complained about how some members of the European Parliament held a video conference with representatives of Hamas on the same day as an event commemorating the […]

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MEP joining #flotilla2 tells EI: EU’s honest broker image “a sham”

  David Cronin |The Electronic Intifada |26 June 2011 MEP Paul Murphy is among approximately two dozen passengers set to sail aboard the Irish boat to Gaza. () Paul Murphy, a member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Ireland’s Socialist Party, is bound for Gaza as part of the second Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Only appointed to the […]

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Interview: Mazin Qumsiyeh on popular resistance and breaking the spell of fear

  David Cronin |The Electronic Intifada |16 June 2011 Israeli forces have repeatedly harassed and detained Mazin Qumsiyeh during protests against the wall and occupation in al-Walaja village. (Oren Ziv /ActiveStills ) In his latest book Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment, Mazin Qumsiyeh counters the conventional wisdom promoted by the Israeli propaganda […]

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Israel’s European Friends Get Active

      by David Cronin, January 26, 2011| Antiwar.com BRUSSELS – The pro-Israel lobby is seeking to increase its influence among members of Europe’s parliaments by offering them an expenses-paid trip to the Middle East. Brochures circulated in several elected assemblies invite their representatives to take part in a visit to Israel and the […]

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