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Balfour An Apology?

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Balfour An Apology? Committee Room 2a House of Lords  Clive Hambidge The Balfour narrative, biblically driven, was a prejudicial sweep of historical Palestine under an imperialist Zionist carpet underlying the 1922 League of Nations Mandate of the Balfour/Lloyd George deceit. The meta-physics of this ‘sociological’ religiosity seeks (indeed remains in) and re-turns to history, and, […]

Clement Atlee Suite

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Clement Attlee Suite Houses of Parliament The Suffering of Palestinian Refugees in Jordan Clive Hambidge To highlight suffering is one thing, to alleviate suffering yet another. To bring an end to suffering must be the primary reflex for moral action undertaken by persons that will not tolerate  institutional accord with determinate and recorded crime by […]

Rome to Jerusalem: Vatican Impartiality

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Rome to Jerusalem: Vatican Impartiality  Clive Hambidge For twenty five unsuccessful  minutes on 26 January 1904 Theodor Herzel met with a “coarse-grained village priest” (Herzel)  who just happened to be Pope Pius X. Herzel was sitting “right next to him” the Pope in an armchair, “a throne for minor occasions” commented Herzel. Theodor Herzel was […]

Israeli colonialism signed in the UK, sealed in the USA

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Israeli colonialism signed in the UK, sealed in the USA Clive Hambidge “We must do everything to insure they (the Palestinians) never do return … The old will die and the young will forget.”   (Ben Gurion) Considering the British Mandate of Palestine “carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria” and its favourable view of a Zionist […]

Welcome to Palestine 2017 A legal Imperative

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Welcome to Palestine 2017 A legal Imperative Clive Hambidge “Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act” (Albert Einstein) The ship carrying the precious cargo of a Palestinian Statehood bid, intended for late 2017, navigates through the choppy waters of Israel’s polluted sea of propaganda, US obduracy and a forever abstaining […]

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 […]

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 […]