Posts tagged with ‘Deportation’

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Deportation and Forcible Transfers under International Law

by FG

Deportation and Forcible Transfers under International Law Basheer AlZoughbi Deportation, refugees, internally displaced persons and forcible transfers are all key, legal, international terms that the majority of the Palestinian people have been subjected to over time that is to say before, during, and after the establishment of Israel. Although Palestinian refugees have been caused to […]

The World War on Democracy

by FG

The World War on Democracy John Pilger January 20, 2012 “Information Clearing House” — Lisette Talate died the other day. I remember a wiry, fiercely intelligent woman who masked her grief with a determination that was a presence. She was the embodiment of people’s resistance to the war on democracy. I first glimpsed her in […]

CASE: European Court of Human Rights Blocks Deportation to Jordan

by FG

CASE: European Court of Human Rights Blocks Deportation to Jordan The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) today handed down its judgment in the case of Othman v United Kingdom (2012), ruling that the UK cannot deport Omar Othman (Abu Qatada) to Jordan. Although diplomatic assurances between the two countries could ensure his […]

Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law

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Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law Stephen Lendman On January 10, Haaretz writer Jonathan Lis headlined, “Knesset passes (Law to Prevent Infiltration) that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial,” saying: “The bill would make ‘illegal’ migrants and asylum seekers liable to jail, without trial or deportation, if caught staying in Israel for ‘long periods.’ ” […]

Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007

by FG

Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007 Dr Swee Ang The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Israel has an engraving on the wall, saying: “Forgetfulness leads to exile, while remembrance is the secret to redemption”. Having worked and lived with those in exile and under occupation, I know Palestinians never allow themselves […]