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An interview with Alexander Stille by Kourosh Ziabari
Berlusconi was a total disaster for Italy and its political system
19 January 2013
Alexander Stille is a renowned American journalist and university professor. His father, Ugo Stille, was a renowned Italian journalist and former editor of the Milan-based leading daily Corriere della Sera. Alexander Stille graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is currently working there as a professor of journalism.
EU hypocrisy? Anti-Tehran channel launches in London amid ban on Iranian state TV
26 October 2012
A new Iranian TV station has started broadcasting from London, aiming to be a platform for opposition to Iran’s current leadership. The launch comes just over a week after 19 state-run Iranian TV and radio stations were banned in the EU.
Press TV launches facebook petition to save news channel in Europe
Save Press TV in Europe - Sign the Petition
18 October 2012
In a blatant violation of freedom of speech, Eutelsat has ordered media services company, Arqiva, to take the Iranian satellite channels including Press TV off one of its Hot Bird frequencies. Press TV calls on its supporters to join the campaign and back the news channel by joining the petition to save the channel in Europe.
An article by Kourosh Ziabari
Nobel Peace Prize laureate EU making a mockery of free speech
18 October 2012
Only three days after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its alleged role in promoting peace and reconciliation across the European continent, the European Union made the most undemocratic and non-peaceful decision one might think of by ordering the French-based satellite provider Eutelsat SA to take 19 Iranian TV channels, including the 24-hour English-language Press TV off air, denying millions of viewers across the world the opportunity to benefit from the alternative, critical standpoint of a group of media which had for long endeavored to challenge the Western mainstream media’s uncontested influence over the global public opinion.
Gilad Atzmon on EU ban on Iranian TV Channels
‘Freedom of speech has entered a dark age’
16 October 2012
The concept of freedom of speech and tolerance enters a dark age as the Europe Union’s executive body orders a ban on several Iranian channels, Gilad Atzmon tells Press TV.
An article by Kourosh Ziabari
Peace Prize for those who declared war on my country
13 October 2012
Over 390 Basque political prisoners in hunger strike in solidarity with Iosu Uribetxeberria
14 August 2012
10 citizens and over 390 prisoners start hunger strikes and protests in solidarity with Iosu Uribetxeberria
An Open Letter to International Public Opinion by Mikis Theodorakis
The Truth about Greece
26 February 2012
There is an international conspiracy whose target is the complete destruction of my country. They began in 1975 aiming at Modern Greek civilization, continued with the distortion of our modern history and our national identity and they are now trying to eliminate us biologically as well through unemployment, hunger and impoverishment.
An article by Diana Johnstone
Weep Not for Strauss-Kahn
17 May 2011
In a flood of carefully designed public opinion polls, editorials, and books bordering on idolatry, the French communications industry had already settled next year’s presidential election. The loser would be Nicolas Sarkozy, sagging in the polls. The winner would be Dominique Strauss-Kahn, ever on the rise.
The Palestine papers
MI6 offered to detain Hamas figures
25 January 2011
British government also provided financial support for two Fatah security forces linked to torture.
An article by Sarah Irving
Book Review: Europe’s Alliance with Israel
30 December 2010
From the eastern side of the Atlantic, it’s easy to pin all the world’s ills on the United States. Other Western countries may have perpetrated their share of imperialistic crimes but since World War II, Washington’s global might has meant that other nations’ evils can often be chalked up as following-the-leader, willingly or otherwise. David Cronin’s immensely valuable new book, Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation, does not entirely reject this position.
Interview with David Cronin
How Europe aids the occupation of Palestine
20 December 2010
In his new book Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation, journalist David Cronin traces the intricacies of the relationship between the State of Israel and institutions such as the European Union and NATO. In doing so, it exposes the bad faith behind Europe’s position as a neutral force and its claims to support the basic rights of the Palestinian people. Sarah Irving interviews David Cronin for The Electronic Intifada.
A book by David Cronin
Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation
17 December 2010
The European Union presents itself as an honest broker in the Middle East. In reality, the 27 governments are engaged in a long process of accommodating Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. A recent agreement for ‘more intense, more fruitful, more influential co-operation’ between the EU and Israel means that Israel has become a member state of the Union in all but name. Rather than using this relationship to encourage Israeli restraint, the EU has legitimised actions such as the ill treatment of prisoners and the Gaza invasion.
Interview with a Basque militant
Political repression in the Basque Country
29 November 2010
Rubén Sánchez is a Basque citizen prosecuted in the operation against ‘Askapena’, an organisation which promotes international solidarity among peoples of the world. He was released under bail of 10.000 euros and is awaiting trial, whilst the remaining five detainees arrested on the same day, 28th September 2010, are still in prison. Rubén shares with us in this interview his point of view regarding the operation against Askapena and the reality of Euskal Herria, the Basque Country.
An article by David Cronin
EU police mission complicit in Israeli, Palestinian Authority, rights abuses
12 October 2010
A bizarre public relations exercise is now underway in the West Bank. Doubtlessly inspired by the enduring popularity of TV drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the European Union has been trying to glamorize a forensic science course it has been running for Palestinian police since mid-September.
The European Union and Israel
EU Considering Aid to Israeli Military
18 June 2010
A leading Israeli supplier of warplanes used to kill and maim civilians in Gaza is in the running for two new scientific research grants from the European Union.
Economic Boycott against Israeli Apartheid
How Israeli arms companies benefit from European Union science funds
7 December 2009
The Left and Islam
Gilad Atzmon: Thinking Outside of the Secular Box
14 July 2009
“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.” — Karl Marx 1843
The European Union’s Blind Eye
How the European Union ignores Israel’s failure to fulfil its obligations