Tag: hamas

Gaza’s endless catch-22s

By Khaled Diab Israel will not lift its blockade of Gaza until Hamas is removed from power, but Hamas will not fall so long as there is a blockade. This is just one of the many tragic, circular paradoxes in…

The sound of religious discord

We need to reach a future in which the religious freedom of Muslims who wish to hear the call to prayer does not infringe upon the peace of mind of non-Muslims and non-practising Muslims.

Israel declares war on peaceful activism

By Khaled Diab The Israeli government fears and combats peace and rights activists with greater gusto and urgency than armed extremists. Thursday 6 October 2016 Anyone who has met the soft-spoken and mild-mannered Brigitte Herremans, the Middle East policy officer at…