غزة تحت الحصار

:نشر في الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع٢٠١٢  http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/node/35‫ هذا المقال، أدناه، المبني على المشاهدة العينية، كتبه الرفيق جوزيف ضاهر لمجلة «الثورة الدائمة»، بعد زيارة للقطاع دامت أكثر من شهر بقليل، في وقت سابق من هذا العام، في معرض إعداد دراسة أكاديمية عن الحركات الإسلامية، في لبنان وفلسطين. أدى العدوان الإسرائيلي في آذار الماضي إلى … Continue reading

Gaza under the siege

article published following an extended visit in February in Gaza for a month. An Arabic version is available in the newspaper “Thawra Dai’ma”  number 2:   http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/content/gaza-under-seige The last Israeli military offensive in March causing the deaths of more than 20 Palestinians and the ongoing electricity crisis prove that the Gaza strip is still not free from … Continue reading

الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع ٢٠١٢

http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/node/35  نشر في محتويات هذا العدد  «الثورة الدائمة»، في عددها الثاني: هل ربحنا التحدي؟ – هيئة التحرير  المشكلة الطائفية في مصر والبديل العلماني الثوري – عاطف شحات سعيد – اشتراكي ثوري مصري  الطبقة العاملة والثورة المصرية – الاشتراكيون الثوريون (مصر)  ما الأسلم: الدخول في لعبة السيىء والأسوأ أم المقاطعة؟ – هيئة التحرير  «ما ينبغي قوله»، بعد عشرين سنة على … Continue reading

حماس وفتح أو الصراع من أجل السلطة

                                                                                                             2012 … Continue reading

Palestine’s Land Day: We will not forget

Palestinians and their supporters around the world organised demonstrations, across 80 different countries, to mark Palestinian Land Day on 30 March.  Land Day is commemorated every year to reaffirm the attachment of the Palestinian people to their lands and their rejection of the Israeli occupation and its illegal settlements. The origin of this event is … Continue reading

Hamas and Fatah’s agreement: struggling for Palestine?

Fatah and Hamas may have agreed to form a new unity government, but their overriding interest is still to maintain their own power, not to defend the Palestinian people. In February this year, Fatah and Hamas signed an agreement in Doha, Qatar, to form a new unity government composed of ‘independent personalities’ and led by … Continue reading

Are Hezbollah and Hamas a new version of the Theology of Liberation?

(To view a short history of the Theology of Liberation: http://cafethawra.blogspot.com/2011/05/theology-of-liberation.html) The question has been going for a while now in academic circles in the West and in the Middle East, but also among the left, on the issue of a form of religious based progressist movement in the Arab world. Some on the left and … Continue reading

A visit to Gaza, still not free from the odious and illegal siege

I had the chance to spend six days in the Gaza strip from the 12t of June to the 18th June with a delegation of student from Goldsmith University in London.  This trip was planned by Goldsmith students in collaboration with the Islamic University of Gaza, which is the largest in the Gaza strip reaching … Continue reading

Egypt: Wall of Shame

Moubarak’s government has been continuously criticized, and may we say, quite rightly, this past year by the progressive Arab and World press for its role in the participation of the blockade of Gaza, and its unhelpful position towards the Palestinian people. However, Egypt’s last decisions to build an enormous subterranean steel wall along the border … Continue reading

Hezbollah and Hamas: simple instruments of Iran?

The war on Gaza ended few days ago with a total of 1300 Palestinians killed, 80 % are civilians among whom 35 % are children, whereas the Israelis suffered from 13 casualties, 10 soldiers and 3 civilians. Specialists started to analyze the conflict between Israel and the Gaza Strip, few of them assured that Hamas … Continue reading