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The Mavi Marmara A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force

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The Mavi Marmara A Maritime Incident A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force Clive Hambidge This paper concerns itself in the main with the case of the Mavi Marmara referred to the International Criminal Court by the Union of the Comoros following the murders of 9 civilians aboard the humanitarian ship which was flying […]

Right of Return or Safe Haven With No Derogation The Plight of Refugees

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Right of Return or Safe Haven With No Derogation The Plight of Refugees Clive Hambidge When I speak of a foreign policy I have a contextual qualitative understanding of the natural order of things as put forth in John Locke’s Two Treaties Of Government, that “The natural liberty of man [humanity] is to be free […]

Asylum seekers singled out in London

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Asylum seekers singled out in London Media reports in the UK say the houses of asylum seekers in the north-east of England are singled out by their red doors [read more here http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2016/01/20/446640/Migrants-in-UK-identifiable-be-red-doors] This interview was first published on Press TV on 20th January  2016    

Weapons exported by UK ‘fall into Daesh hands’

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Weapons exported by UK ‘fall into Daesh hands’ A new report has revealed that Daesh (ISIL) terrorists may be using weapons exported to the Middle East by the UK. According to a research study by human rights organization Amnesty International …. [read more here  http://217.218.67.231/Detail/2015/12/08/440869/UK-ARMS-DAESH] This interview was published on Press TV on Tuesday 8th December […]

UK charities blame govt. migration policies

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UK charities blame govt. migration policies This interview was first published on Press TV on 5th January 2016: http://presstv.ir/Detail/2016/01/05/444624/UK-charities-blame-govt-migration-policies This interview was re-published in Middle East Rising on 11 January 2016 by Ariyana Love:   http://www.middleeastrising.com/uk-charities-blame-govt-migration-policies/

Committee room 9: “Scotland and Palestine: Building Friendship and Solidarity”

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  Committee room 9 Houses of Parliament “Scotland and Palestine: Building Friendship and Solidarity” Clive Hambidge Organised by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) and  the Council of European Palestinian Relations (CEPR) this vital seminar, which was held on the 17 November 2015, took on a more poignant atmosphere. Especially in light of the acts of […]

Committee room G

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Committee room G Clive Hambidge Sitting in Committee room G in the Houses of Parliament on 23rd October from 6 to 7 .30 pm was a sobering affair. While hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues and chaired by Lord Alderdice, the event’s speaker was Professor Padraig O’Malley who had recently published […]

Resilience & Resistance A Palestine Cause

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Resilience & Resistance A Palestine Cause Clive Hambidge & Soraya Boyd Resilience There are many definitions of resilience. One such is “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of threat.” In the face of Israeli persecution and contrary to international normative law, Palestinians have determinately […]

Culture and Primary health care under military occupation

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Culture and Primary Health Care Under Military Occupation    The P21 Gallery and Facilitate Global invite to     Ang Swee Chai and Colin Green  in  conversation with Soraya Boyd   Thursday 19th March 2015,  from 7 to 9pm An evening in the company of Dr Ang Swee Chai and Professor Colin Green. Our esteemed […]

Palestine

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Palestine Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  The splendour of Jaffa was […]

The Israeli Connection

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The Israeli Connection Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Supremacists in arms When one thinks of Israel today, one immediately thinks of a chain of inseparable  words:  impunity, immunity and deception; a bleak tableau which gives rise to an acrid blue sky laden with ideological chemtrails. No matter the attempt to quiet a synaptic leap across […]

Where to now: Iraq today?

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Where to now: Iraq Today? Clive Hambidge & Soraya Boyd “I thought Nick Clegg’s reaction was very disappointing. His reaction should not be of ‘openness’ to a judicial enquiry. He should be actively pushing for a judicial enquiry. The Government came to power four years ago. He’s had ample opportunity to uncover, as Deputy Prime […]

On Torture: The American Malaise

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On Torture: The American Malaise Clive Hambidge A definition “Torture” means an act committed by a person acting under the color of law specifically intended to inflict severe physical or mental pain or suffering (other than pain or suffering incidental to lawful sanctions) upon another person within his custody or physical control …” (Wikipedia) BBC […]

The wreckage of a soul

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The wreckage of a soul Soraya Boyd Drifting in the fevered winter of a desolate mind The captive pursuit of status and power a daily grind In such a space the stilled bells of conscience no longer toll For travailing arduously against sense and dignity many lose their soul The lure of a total materialistic […]