Posts tagged with ‘Gaza’

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Protecting the Children of Gaza

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Protecting the Children of Gaza Clive Hambidge Military Power, according to Gianfranco Poggi’s Forms of Power explains with his usual clarity that he found it “difficult to define political power otherwise than with reference to organized violence; it is the command over this resource that allows one group, for example to ‘run things’ over a […]

Taste Gaza: Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt Prepare a Dagga Salad

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Taste Gaza: Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt Prepare a Dagga Salad Posted on March 31, 2013 by dandelionsalad Dandelion Salad Image by Oxfam International via Flickr lauraflanders·Mar 30, 2013 Co-Authors, Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt prepare a Dagga Salad and talk about the making of Gaza Kitchen. Go to GRITtv.org to see the full story. “Under […]

Palestinian UN Recognition Bid Wins Support From Switzerland, Denmark

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Palestinian UN Recognition Bid Wins Support From Switzerland, Denmark Stephanie Nebehay and Noah Browning GENEVA/RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Switzerland and Denmark on Wednesday joined a growing list of European countries that back an upgrade for Palestinians to non-member status at the United Nations, a victory that would be a diplomatic boost to […]

Righteous Condemnation of Israeli Mass Murder

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Righteous Condemnation of Israeli Mass Murder Stephen Lendman Media scoundrels feature pro-Israeli supporters. Doing so makes them complicit with Israeli crimes. Charles Krauthammer is one of the worst. He’s an embarrassment to legitimate journalism. His latest Washington Post op-ed  <http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/charles-krauthammer-why-was-there-war-in-gaza/2012/11/22/c77582e8-3412-11e2-bfd5-e202b6d7b501_story.html>headlines “Why was there war in Gaza?” His commentary shows appalling ignorance, support for Israeli lawlessness, […]

Peace of the Wicked

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Peace of the Wicked Poetry by Mamoon Alabbasi A poem observing the suffering in Gaza. (LONDON) – Though they continue to strike With a sick style of apartheid All is excused in the name of security As world powers turn a blind eye And petty politicians recycle lies Murder is justified with a sense of […]

Netanyahu’s High-stakes Game in Gaza: Same Time, Same Place

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Netanyahu’s High-stakes Game in Gaza: Same Time, Same Place Ramzy Baroud Many key phrases have been presented to explain Israel’s latest military onslaught against Gaza, which left scores dead and wounded. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is flexing his muscles in preparation for the Israeli general elections in January, suggested some. It is Israel’s way […]

Growing Isolation: Boycott of Israel Crosses to Governments’ Realm

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Growing Isolation: Boycott of Israel Crosses to Governments’ Realm Ramzy Baroud Should Israel be worried? Very much so, for the age of total impunity is coming to an end. Critical voices of the Israeli occupation and mistreatment of Palestinians are rising – not only within civil society circles, but among world governments as well. The […]

Integrated Education in Israel and Palestine

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Integrated Education in Israel and Palestine Dr Faysal Mikdadi Abstract: This paper outlines the current situation with the provision of integrated education in Israel and Palestine. It shows that provision is in its incipient stage with some signal success in the very few Israeli schools embracing it. It also shows that recent developments in Palestine […]

The Palestinian Right Of Return Under International Law

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The Palestinian Right Of Return Under International Law Francis A. Boyle SYNOPSIS The just resolution of the Palestinian right of return is at the very heart of the Middle East peace process. Nonetheless, the Obama administration intends to impose a comprehensive peace settlement upon the Palestinians that will force them to give up their well-recognized […]

The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike: Traveling below the Western Radar

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The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike: Traveling below the Western Radar Richard Falk Can anyone doubt that if there were more than 1300 hunger strikers in any country in the world other than Palestine, the media in the West would be obsessed with the story?  It would be featured day after day, and reported on from all […]

On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets

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On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets Lillian Rosengarten Silence in the face of apartheid is unbearable. We can no longer remain silent nor turn our backs and pretend ignorance to a gruesome occupation of stolen land, the cruelest collective punishment in the open-air sewer prison where Palestinians once lived in peace. The situation has […]