Posts tagged with ‘Britain’

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Truth about Syria: Crazy Men in Grey Suits

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Truth about Syria: Crazy Men in Grey Suits The west is on the hunt for another war in the Middle East. Jeremy Salt January 13, 2012 “Information Clearing House” — –  In his speech to university students this week, Bashar al Assad spoke of a conspiracy against Syria. Use another word if you like, but […]

Getting Crowded: UK To Deploy Warship In Persian Gulf

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Getting Crowded: UK To Deploy Warship In Persian Gulf Written by: PanArmenian Britain is sending its newest and most-advanced warship to the Persian Gulf, the Press Association reported, amid increasing tensions with Iran over its threats to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The deployment of the Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring had been planned […]

Just Another Israeli War on the Way

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Just Another Israeli War on the Way Gilad Atzmon We learned  today that Britain sends its best warships to the Gulf.Britain’s newest warship is heading to the Gulf for its first mission at a time of tensions over Iran’s threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a key transport route for oil. The Royal […]

Bahrain: Calls for UN inquiry as regime intensifies human rights abuses

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 Bahrain: Calls for UN inquiry as regime intensifies human rights abuses Bahrain Freedom Movement As the repression continues so does the people’s unrelenting revolution. As more martyrs were killed, thousands others have joined the caravan of dignity and freedom. The latest martyr is Mrs Fakhriyya Al Sakran, 55, who had been gassed heavily causing her […]

Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction

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Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction LONDON – Former British Labour MP and Cabinet Minister Tony Benn reiterated his support for Universal Jurisdiction, a principle in international law which allows the prosecution of suspected war criminals in courts outside their country of origin or residence, during an exclusive interview with Facilitate Global (FG), branding the concept […]

From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance: A Check on Israel?

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 From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance:  A Check on Israel? Dr Rachael Rudolph Instruments of warfare have evolved.  Gone are the days of battle-axes, machetes, swords, and men charging in strategic formation or lying in trenches awaiting their foe.  Instead, guns, bombs, chemical and biological agents, unmanned aircraft and assault vehicles are used as instruments […]

British Education – dumbing down or smartening up?

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British Education – dumbing down or smartening up? John Parsons Growing up in the post war period; educational expectations were limited for the majority of people. The most coveted education was to obtain one of the very few Grammar School places by taking the 11+ exam. Future social mobility was almost guaranteed if you gained […]

Submission To Police Reform And Social Responsibility Public

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Submission To Police Reform And Social Responsibility Public John McHugo BILL COMMITTEE  [full accreditation to Lib Dem Friends of Palestine] About LDFP and this Submission 1. The Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine campaign for the Palestinians as a people and as individuals. We do this by urging that the rights of the Palestinians under international […]

Palestinian Statehood: Now’s the Time

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Palestinian Statehood: Now’s the Time Stephen Lendman Palestinians worldwide want it. So do supporters and up to 140 countries. They comprise more than enough to ensure it and full de jure UN membership. The Palestinian Authority (PA) can petition the General Assembly directly. It has sole admittance power, not the Security Council only able to […]

‘Conscience Clause ‘ in Journalism: A British Spring in the Making

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‘Conscience Clause ‘ in Journalism: A British Spring in the Making Mamoon Alabbasi During a conference entitled “Misrepresentations of Arabs by Western Media”, organised by the London Empire Academy and held in London on June 1st 2011, some participants suggested that rich Arabs should invest in the British press the way forces which are hostile […]

Behind the Iron Wall

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Behind The Iron Wall ‘The plan that never changed’ Clive Hambidge The UN Cultural organisation (UNESCO) voted strongly in favour of membership for the Palestinians. A vote opposed by Israel.  There were 173 countries that voted, 107 in favour, 14 opposing and 52 abstaining.  Great Britain was one of those in the latter category, thus […]

The Difference in Education

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The Difference in Education Dr Faysal Mikdadi It is always interesting to note how different cultures view education in different ways. It is also alarming to see that what is good in one culture is a definite ‘no no’ in another. In Britain, we like to think that we teach our students how to be […]

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment

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Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment Clive Hambidge A boy soldier returns home to assuage the ‘righteous indignation’ of Israel, no longer “sensitive [even] to its image of democracy.”   Palestinian soldiers and civilians of no blame, who were incarcerated and held in Israeli prisons for resisting the brutal occupation of […]

The Palestinian Right To Education

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The Palestinian Right To Education Dr Faysal Mikdadi A great deal is said and written about each person’s right to education. It would appear rather odd to be talking about “a Palestinian” right to education as if the Palestinian student were a special case. By virtue of living under an occupation in the Palestinian Territories, […]

Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza

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Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza Dr Swee Ang I returned to Gaza in January 2009 when it sustained the worst attack since the Six Day war in 1967.  The Christmas week of 2008 was rudely interrupted by shocking scenes of Gaza being bombed by land, air and sea.  In […]