The Israel dilemma for Wales ahead of Euro 2024 play-offs

Euro 2024

Will Page's squad take a stand against genocide?

As Israel’s campaign of genocidal ethnic cleaning in Gaza continues with the complicity of western governments, the weekly worldwide crusades in solidarity for the people of Palestine continue.

As a former MediaWales journalist my Saturdays now invariably end with me trawling the web for coverage of the Cardiff marches on WalesOnline or in Wales On Sunday, that still claims to be the “pride of the nation” despite steadfastly refusing to cover the calls of the people of Wales for an end to the genocide and a permanent, lasting ceasefire in Palestine.

The front page of today’s Wales On Sunday is no different from those that have preceded it over the past two months, with no, or next-to-no, coverage. Last week’s version fell into the “next-to-no” category, with a plug on the front page to an inside story acknowledging that TV personality and singer Charlotte Church had spoken at the rally. But the inside piece showed more concern about the inconvenience to traffic in the city rather than the heartfelt words from Church and other speakers in Central Square... FULL STORY