Articles by: Z Hay
British Palestinian, with an interest in the Middle East, international law, and languages.

The latest Corbyn fad: a friend of terrorists.

September 7, 2015 12:15 pm0 comments
Jeremy Corbyn: Diplomacy over war.

Jeremy Corbyn, a prospective leader of the Labour party, seems to have taken the United Kingdom by storm. With the hard left championing him as a hero, and the centre-left all the way to the hard right condemning him as a harbinger of the left’s destruction. Naturally, scrutiny of his […]

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Feminism, What Women Wear And The Wider Implications

November 14, 2014 5:26 pm0 comments
Feminism, What Women Wear And The Wider Implications

The issue of what women should, and shouldn’t wear, or be expected what to wear and not to wear is sensitive. And being a man, I can assure you I’m not going to write something controversial just to get attention. However, I do feel like we need to talk about […]

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A Palestinian Failure

October 27, 2014 11:52 am0 comments
A Palestinian Failure

Shortly after the war in Gaza, trouble started elsewhere – this time in Jerusalem inside the Occupied Palestinian Territory of the West Bank. Although it is hard to pinpoint the exact start of the problems, Palestinians have been protesting the fact that Israeli Jewish settlers have been allowed access to […]

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Does Israel have a policy of genocide?

October 19, 2014 4:31 pm0 comments
Does Israel have a policy of genocide?

On the 23rd of September, 2014, president of the Palestinian authority, Mahmoud Abbas, gave a speech at the UNGA (United Nations General Assembly). The speech caused an uproar mainly within Israeli politics, but also with Israel’s allies like the United States, because it accused Israel of “genocide”. The accusation of genocide […]

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Gaza and oversimplification in the Israeli media

July 25, 2014 9:51 am0 comments
Gaza and oversimplification in the Israeli media

Following a statement by Israeli prime minister, Netanyahu, that claimed the war in Gaza is proof why Israel can never leave the West Bank, Ynet news published an article. This article is an example of how Zionists within Israel interpret these statements, oversimplify them and willingly ignore context to paint a black and white picture. The article […]

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Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

June 21, 2014 10:15 am0 comments
Israel’s missing teens – hypocrisy or empathy?

On Thursday the 12th of June, three Israeli teenagers went missing outside an illegal settlement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Since then, the Israeli and US government have suspected and blamed the Palestinian Islamist party, Hamas, of the incident and it is now widely believed that they have been kidnapped. […]

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Israel and Iran need each other

June 10, 2014 1:03 pm0 comments
Israel and Iran need each other

When it comes to the Middle East and the relations between the countries within, everyone who even watches the news briefly knows that there exists a country called Israel, and another called Iran and that they are both rivals. If Israel and Iran were personified, they would be Batman and […]

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Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

February 25, 2014 1:35 pm0 comments
Israel, Palestine and Ethnicity

Note; Haaretz has premium status for some articles, meaning that, after some time, material may not be available to viewers unless they pay a subscription fee. This is why I may paraphrase a lot so as to respect their material.  The Israeli national newspaper, Haaretz, has published an article reporting on changes […]

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