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Ben White


Ben White is a journalist and author, specialising in Palestine/Israel. For information about his books, and an article archive, visit his website,

Comment: A single democratic state in Palestine/Israel is, in fact, a realistic and vital alternative to formal apartheid, writes Ben White.

18 May, 2018

Comment: The escalating campaign against dissent shown towards the idea of Israel as an exclusively Jewish state has long targeted those who would build bridges, writes Ben White.

19 September, 2016

Comment: Increasingly angry Israeli rhetoric against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign suggests the movement is becoming increasingly successful.

10 June, 2015

Comment: Israel's defenders claim that while not perfect, Israel is underpinned by a robust system of justice. The facts say different, writes Ben White.

20 April, 2015

Analysis: Growing criticism in the UK of Israel's policies in the occupied Palestinian territories highlights Tel Aviv's loosening grip on public opinion in Europe.

03 April, 2015

Comment: Those considered "moderate" political figures in Israel still rely on a dangerous colonial narrative of racism and division.

23 March, 2015

Comment: The Labour Friends of Israel’s new publication on Gaza makes not a single mention of international law. But Israel mustn't be allowed to talk away legal responsibilities in occupied territory.

05 March, 2015

Comment: Culture is the liberal Zionism of the ‘public diplomacy’ battle, a hope that the smoke and mirrors of ‘complexities’ and ‘multicultural identities’ will hide the Israeli soldier clubbing a Palestinian on his own farmland.

19 February, 2015

Binyamin Netanyahu's policies target Palestinian citizens of Israel as well as those in the occupied territories. The Green Line has become an irrelevance, and Palestinians on both sides are uniting in resistance.

20 November, 2014

Barkat’s 'open and united Jerusalem' of high-tech start-ups, marathons and international tourism has become a fortress city of surveillance balloons, running battles and protest.

07 November, 2014