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Articles and Videos by Tom Suárez


ARTICLES (most recent first) :

The masterful propaganda of ‘deadliest day for Jews since the Holocaust’ (November 26, 2023)

The outrage over the USA’s Palestine Writes Literature Festival is symptomatic of the genocidal fever gripping the ‘West’ in fealty to Israel (November 9, 2023)

The Gaza genocide: 75 years in brief (November 4, 2023)

Statement to Americans for Middle East Understanding in the immediate aftermath of the events of 7 Oct 2023

Roger Waters, Charlie Chaplin, and Palestine Writes (September 28, 2023)

A conversation with Palestinian conductor Lamar Elias (September 17, 2023)

Iraqi Jews in 1950: the “race against time” vs Near East Air Transport (August 26, 2023)

Palestinians remain holed up in internment, not 'refugee', camps (August 2, 2023)

Palestinians are in Israel’s crosshairs because they are not Jews (June 30, 2023

The Amwaj Choir: Palestine tours Italy (June 29, 2023)

We need to stop confronting Israeli propaganda on Israel’s terms (May 27, 2023)

The Palestinian Authority is a figleaf for Israeli apartheid. Disband it. (March 1, 2023)

Did Israel, not Lehi, murder UN Mediator, Folke Bernadotte, in 1948? (October 19, 2022)

UK Labour Party pro-Israel purge continues: celebrated film maker Ken Loach latest member to be expelled (August 17, 2021)

The Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism (WRMEA, August 9, 2021)

Press Standards watchdog must rein in pro-Zionist abuses by the once-venerable Jewish Chronicle (August 6, 2021)

Palestine: Five pivotal media fudges that empower Israel’s crimes  & here (May 15, 2021)

The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism: a critical view  (March 31, 2021)

Pro-Israel activist in Scotland is accused of antisemitic Facebook posts  (August 21, 2020)

Palestinian cultural figures arrested in occupied Jerusalem  (July 23, 2020)

“One Palestine, complete” was no joke  (July 15, 2020)

One Palestine, yes, complete  (June 30, 2019)

Winston Churchill’s racist legacy in Palestine  (June 18, 2020)

Filmmaker Ken Loach shows (all) racism the Red Card  (April 1, 2020)

Bret Stephens lectures the ‘Arab side’ on the terms it must accept  (February 2, 2020)

Zionism’s mass psychosis is not Israel’s private affair  (January 22, 2020)

UK to investigate ‘far-left websites’ for ‘antisemitism’  (December 14, 2019)

Trump’s elixir could prove to be an overdose for Israel  (November 23, 2019)

What is your religion? Life In Occupied Palestine! (VIDEO) (November 15, 2019)

A harpsichord is christened in Bethlehem  (November 6, 2019)

Israel has never had any intention of honouring either the 1947 Partition Plan or 1967 borders  (October 10, 2019)

Palestinian cities are ghost towns between settlements, on Google Maps  (June 3, 2019)

Britain says releasing a 1941 document about Palestine might ‘undermine security’  (May 13, 2019)

Challenging smears by the ‘Jewish Chronicle’  (April 22, 2019)

Ilhan Omar and the anatomy of a trope  (March 6, 2019)

Ex Uno, Plures - out of one, many (the smoke and mirrors of Zionist propagandists' self-corroboration)  (October 2018)

The remarkable rise of the Amwaj Children’s Choir of Palestine  (October 14, 2018)

British Labour just adopted a definition of anti-Semitism that is anti-Semitic  (September 4, 2018)

Jabal al-Baba update: ethnic cleansing on Vatican land  (August 10, 2018)

A tale of two rehearsals  (July 24, 2018)

‘Disappearing Palestine’ maps must spotlight Jaffa  (June 2, 2018)

J’accuse: Zionism, Israel, And The IHRA  (March 12, 2018)

Zionism, anti-Semitism, Israel — and the UK Labour party  (March 7, 2018)

UNRWA ‘aid’ is aid only in the lexicon of Orwellian newspeak  (January 19, 2018)

Smear campaign is defused as Tom Suarez speaks at UMass  (October 31, 2017)

The Cult of the Zionists - An Historical Enigma  (August 20, 2017)

Amazon pulls blank ‘History of Palestinian People’ — which aims to dehumanize in order to subjugate  (June 30, 2017)

New website sets Zionist myths vs. the historical record  (June 5, 2017)

A Response to the allegations in a complaint filed with the House of Lords and dismissed in HL Paper 142  (May, 2017)

Map map on the wall, who’s most existing of them all?  (April 30, 2017)

Israel, naked under the microscope in Cork  (April 7, 2017)

The Palestine Philharmonie — an orchestra is born in Bethlehem  (February 1, 2017)

Terrorism: How the Israeli state was won  (January 1, 2017)

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the ghost of U.N. past  (February 2, 2016)

Video: A glimpse of Palestinians living under occupation in Hebron  (January 2, 2016)

Video: O little invasion of Bethlehem  (December 24, 2015)

Israel vs the Violin  (August 3, 2015)

Chomsky and BDS  (July 6, 2014)

BBC festival features Palestine Strings and condemnation of apartheid to jubilant applause  (August 11, 2013)

Violinist tumbles while climbing separation wall, is unable to perform historic concert  (July 14, 2013)

From the back of the bus at Allenby to Jakarta’s symphony hall  (April 12, 2013)

Report from Bethlehem: Obama exploits the messenger of peace for a photo-op  (March 24, 2013)

Google and the eternal, undivided capital of the Jewish people  (January 10, 2013)

The (what about) China syndrome  (July 16, 2012)

‘Eroica’ cancelled due to Israeli interference  (July 12, 2012)

The Palestine National Orchestra: a view from the violin section  (March 31, 2012)

UXOs: Did Israel deliberately arm Hamas?  (December 13, 2010)

Visit Abu Dis- site of the future Palestinian capital?  (August 5, 2010)

Captive Audiences  (December, 2008)

"Cockroach" (Erez Crossing, Israel)  (October 26, 2008)


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VIDEOS

IPSO and the Jewish Chronicle: the high bar for accountability

Tom Suárez speaks about Israel-Palestine at the Media Education Foundation, 28 November 2022

Tom Suárez speaks about Palestine at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 27 Jan, 2023

Tom Suárez speaks about Israel-Palestine at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 27 January 2023

Tom Suárez speaks about Israel-Palestine at the Media Education Foundation, 28 November 2022

Suárez discusses antisemitism and its claimed definitions (JDA, IHRA) as exploited by the Israeli state. (The Washington Report for Middle East Affairs, April, 2021)

"What's your religion?" (Life in Occupied Palestine)  (November, 2019)

Bethlehem, Occupied Palestine  (December 24, 2015)

Hebron, Occupied Palestine (December, 2015)

Palestinian Volkswagon in a tree, versus...  (November, 2017)

Bethlehem drone  (December 7, 2017)


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SAMPLE OF TALKS (videos)

Brighton (re: Labour Party), September, 2019

Tom Suárez on the Balfour Centennial and terrorism  (November 21, 2017)

Boston (Cambridge), 11 November, 2017

USA tour, September, 2017

Edinburgh, 12 Augsut, 2017

Cambridge, 11 May, 2017

House of Lords, London, 14 December, 2016 (transcript; video not allowed)

East Jerusalem, 29 November, 2016

Thomas Suárez's talk at SOAS is disrupted by pro-Israel blogger  (November 3, 2016)





Tom Suárez has written and lectured extensively on the Palestinian issue, including at major UK and UK universities and the UK House of Lords. He is best known for his 2023 book, Palestine Hijacked, “the first comprehensive and structured analysis of the violence and terror employed by the Zionist movement and later the state of Israel against the people of Palestine” (Ilan Pappé). His recent Writings on the Wall is an annotated collection of Palestinian oral histories. Suárez is a former faculty member of Palestine’s National Conservatory of Music.

Suárez at the Erez crossing to Gaza, Oct 2008 [photo ActiveStills]

BELOW: Abu Dis, 2016