Protests

Fury in Israel over Lapid ‘open skies’ plan

By Zoe Winograd, April 19, 2013

Israeli airline employees demonstrated outside the home of Finance Minister Yair Lapid today.

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Hacker collective fails to take a byte out of Israel

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 11, 2013

The much-heralded #OpIsrael, a campaign by the hacker collective Anonymous to “wipe Israel off the face of the internet”, created a good deal of media hype but failed to cause much more than a nuisance to Israelis.

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Fear of ‘collapse’ in Egypt

By Anshel Pfeffer, January 31, 2013

Demonstrations commemorating the second anniversary of the Egyptian revolution have turned into violent riots against the new Muslim Brotherhood government.

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Fresh challenge to Clore Shalom school

By Simon Rocker, January 11, 2013

A Jewish school at the centre of a bitter dispute over admissions policy is facing a fresh complaint to the education authorities.

Clore Shalom, a cross-communal primary in Hertfordshire, was forced to revise its entry rules last summer after a complaint upheld by the Office of Schools Adjudicator.

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Anti-hate rally draws 10,000 in Hungary

By Anna Sheinman, December 6, 2012

Ten thousand Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Sunday to protest against far-right party Jobbik after one of its politicians caused national outrage by calling for a list of Jews to be drawn up.

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President Morsi tries to be Egypt’s ‘new Pharaoh’

By Sandy Rashty, November 23, 2012

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gained autocratic powers as a new constitutional decree was passed last Thursday.

The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood party “can issue any decision or measure to protect the revolution," confirmed his official spokesperson Yasser Ali.

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New police chief backs Gaza protests

By Jonathan Kalmus, November 23, 2012

Greater Manchester’s first Police and Crime Commissioner, a long- standing pro-Palestinian campaigner, has said people “ought to draw very strong conclusions” about the Israeli Palestinian conflict and protest on the streets of Manchester.

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University building occupied as Gaza protests spread to campus

By Marcus Dysch, November 22, 2012

Protests have taken place on university campuses across Britain in response to the violent conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

At the School of Oriental and African Studies in central London, the students’ union AGM voted in support of a motion pledging solidarity with the people of Gaza.

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The protests near the Israeli Embassy, London

By Anna Sheinman, November 16, 2012

Photos from both the pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel rallies held near the Israeli Embassy on High Street Kensington on Thursday evening.

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Pro-Palestinian and Pro-Israel protests in London

By Anna Sheinman, November 16, 2012

Hundreds of protesters crowded the streets of South Kensington, close to the Israeli Embassy, on Thursday night in two demonstrations – one shouting “Free Palestine”, the other singing “Od Avinu Chai”.

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