Jeff Halper’s ‘War Against The People’ – book launch

14 Oct

166800_498440064681_4490144_nJeff Halper standing up against Israeli demotion of Palestinian homes (file photo)

Jeff Halper’s new book ‘War Against The People’ launched.

Book synopsis ( by

Modern warfare has a new form. The days of international combat are fading. So how do major world powers maintain control over their people today?

War Against the People is a disturbing insight into the new ways world powers such as the US, Israel, Britain and China forge war today. It is a subliminal war of surveillance and whitewashed terror, conducted through new, high-tech military apparatuses, designed and first used in Israel against the Palestinian population. Including hidden camera systems, sophisticated sensors, information databases on civilian activity, automated targeting systems and, in some cases, unmanned drones, it is used to control the very people the nation’s leaders profess to serve.

Drawing from years of research, as well as investigations and interviews conducted at international arms fairs, Jeff Halper reveals that this practice is much more insidious than was previously thought. As Western governments tighten the grip on their use of private information and claw back individual liberties, War Against the People is a timely reminder that fundamental human rights are being compromised for vast sections of the world, and that this is a subject that should concern everyone.


Jeff Halper’s new book is published by Pluto Press

Jeff Halper is the head of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). He is the author of An Israeli in Palestine (Pluto, 2008) and Obstacles to Peace (ICAHD, 2015).

Kia Ora Gaza hosted Jeff’s speaking tour of NZ in 2013.


One Response to “Jeff Halper’s ‘War Against The People’ – book launch”

  1. Lois Griffiths October 14, 2015 at 1:44 pm #

    The November Wellington Arms convention should be stopped. Civil society everywhere must demand an end to military corporations.

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