Israeli historian Ilan Pappe: ‘Gaza, West Bank are prisons! Palestinians’ only crime is being Palestinian!’ (E1003)
On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to world-renowned Israeli historian Prof. Ilan Pappe. He discusses the situation in Gaza and the West Bank on Palestinian Prisoner Day, the strength of the pro-Israel lobby in both the UK and the United States, why the ‘two-state solution’ is a cover for the West’s inaction, the pro-Palestinian shift in American public opinion, the anti-Semitism allegations that brought down Jeremy Corbyn, and much more! Next, we speak to Sinn Fein’s Francie Molloy MP. He discusses the recent violence in Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster’s contact with Protestant paramilitaries, alleged whipping-up of loyalist anger by the DUP over Brexit and Protestant anxieties about a United Ireland, Michelle O’Neill’s attendance at an IRA funeral, anger over the Northern Ireland Protocol as part of Boris Johnson’s Brexit, and much more!