Articles by: 5Pillarz

The tide of public opinion has turned against Israel

Ten reasons why Israel has already lost this war

Opinion July 23, 2014 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

It may seem a bit odd to say this now with the Palestinian suffering at its peak, but it is becoming increasingly clear that Israel has lost this war, writes Ibrahim Khan. Here are ten key reasons why: 1. Israel has never had international public support – but this time [...]

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David Ward MP

Lib Dem MP David Ward to be disciplined over Gaza rocket tweet

UK July 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

A Liberal Democrat MP is facing disciplinary action for saying he would probably fire a rocket into Israel if he lived in Gaza – a year after being temporarily suspended by the party for remarks on the same subject. The Liberal Democrats said the party “utterly condemns” comments made by [...]

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Moshe Feiglin

Israeli deputy parliament speaker calls for re-occupation of Gaza

Middle East, Palestine, World July 22, 2014 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

The deputy speaker of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, has called on the Israeli Defence Forces to attack and re-occupy Gaza, to effectively expel most of its Arab residents, and to repopulate the area with Jews. Moshe Feiglin is Deputy Knesset Speaker and represents the Likud Party of Prime Minister [...]

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London man arrested for putting up anti-Zionism flag

London man arrested for putting up anti-Zionism flag

UK July 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

A London estate agent who was arrested for putting up a Palestinian flag on his premises has been released on bail, according to the Islamic Human Rights Commission. Police were called to the offices of the Muslim male, who prefers to remain unnamed for now, after a single passer-by complained [...]

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Douglas Murray

Zionist neo-con Douglas Murray brands London Gaza demo “anti-semitic”

UK July 21, 2014 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Right-wing, Zionist neo-con commentator Douglas Murray has branded the huge anti-Israel, pro-Palestinian demonstration in London on Saturday as “anti-semitic.” Writing in the Spectator, he said that “Thousands of anti-Semites have today succeeded in bringing central London to an almost total standstill… Most of the women seem to be wearing headscarves [...]

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Azerbaijan: Repression of the Islamic movement

Azerbaijan: Repression of the Islamic movement

Features July 19, 2014 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

One of the Muslim countries with a tense political situation and an emerging Islamic identity which is not being covered by the corporate media is Azerbaijan Republic. In order to acquaint the Muslim Ummah with the situation in Azerbaijan, 5Pillarz conducted an interview with Maksud Djavadov, who is a researcher [...]

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Huge pro-Palestine demos planned across UK this week

Huge pro-Palestine demos planned across UK this week

UK July 18, 2014 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

With anger running high over Israel’s brutal bombardment (and now ground invasion) of Gaza a series of pro-Palestinian demonstrations will take place across the UK in the coming days. So far there have been 2,100 Israeli air strikes, over 2,000 rockets fired, and now the ground invasion has started so [...]

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Rejecting victimhood: The case for Palestinian resistance

Rejecting victimhood: The case for Palestinian resistance

Opinion July 18, 2014 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

I wonder whether, when the settler-colonial army of Israel is pounding Gaza, Palestinians should grab guitars, pianos, and white ribbons, look up at their oppressors flying over their heads in Apaches and F16s, and sing a lullaby of peace, writes Palestinian activist Rana Baker. Perhaps, then, we can impress Middle [...]

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Babar Ahmad

Babar Ahmad jailed for 12 yrs but could be free in months

UK July 17, 2014 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Babar Ahmad has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison by a US court but could be free within a year because of time already served. The British computer expert had admitted supporting terrorism through the internet in an apparent plea bargain. He also admitted conspiracy and [...]

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Talha Ahsan

Talha Ahsan: The Terrorist That Wasn’t

Opinion July 17, 2014 at 10:17 am 0 comments

After eight years in American and British prisons, Talha Ahsan is free. James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, who run the Solitary Watch website (www.solitarywatch.com) detail the remarkable case of the terrorist who wasn’t Talha Ahsan was yesterday sentenced in a federal court in Connecticut for terrorist acts committed in and [...]

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