Posts tagged with ‘Gaza Strip’

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BRICS MEMORANDUM ON PALESTINE

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BRICS MEMORANDUM ON PALESTINE MEMORANDUM: APPEAL TO BRICS TO UPHOLD INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE UNDER ISRAELI OPPRESSION – Submitted by South African civil society and political organizations to the 5th BRICS Summit – Submitted by Buti Manamela to Marius Fransman – 26 March, Durban (South Africa) – Find online: http://tinyurl.com/d6bhlyz […]

Palestinians to renew UN statehood bid

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Palestinians to renew UN statehood bid Agencies The Palestinians will renew a bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations, a move which could strengthen their statehood claims after talks with Israel stalled. Palestinians are listed as a UN observer “entity” with no voting rights. They will ask to be made a non-member observer […]

A Deadly Déjà Vu

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A Deadly Déjà Vu  Clive Hambidge  Operation Pillar of Cloud “Now we can sense the sweet scent and the soulful breeze of the spring, a spring that has just begun and doesn’t belong to a specific race, ethnicity, nation or region, a spring that will soon reach all territories in Asia, Europe, Africa and the […]

On Israel’s State Identity

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On Israel’s State Identity Basheer Al Zoughbi Introduction One of the most fundamental conceptual premises was centered on how to define the identity of the new state. Theodor Herzl provided in ‘The Jewish State’ booklet that the proposed state will be for the Jewish people and in any event Herzel’s Jewish state, according to him, […]

Deportation and Forcible Transfers under International Law

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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 […]

Israeli Supreme Court Strikes Down Tax Benefits Law for Excluding Arab Towns

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Israeli Supreme Court Strikes Down Tax Benefits Law for Excluding Arab Towns Adalah (Haifa, Israel) Last night, 22 May 2012, the Israeli Supreme Court issued a judgment accepting eight separate petitions filed in 2005 by local municipal authorities, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) and Adalah, demanding the end of special tax relief […]

One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed

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One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed Adam Horowitz As the possibility of a two-state solution fades into the horizon (cue the flatline), the discussion of alternatives continues to expand. Building off last month’s One State conference at Harvard, NPR‘s Morning Edition featured a story today on the growing support for […]

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just

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Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just David Zlutnick Rachel Havrelock is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and its historical interpretation. She is an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the author of three books and the writer/director of the play “From Tel […]