Posts tagged with ‘Israel’

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

G4S Israel: Intentional Complicity in Acts of Injustice for Profit?

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 Facilitate Global supports the StopG4S campain. G4S Israel: Intentional Complicity in Acts of Injustice for Profit? Rachael M. Rudolph Is it willful disregard for human rights and disrespect for humanity or the intentional complicity in acts of injustice for profit? Many within the global activist community would argue that it is the latter which explains […]

Integrated Education in Northern Ireland

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Integrated Education in Northern Ireland  Faysal Mikdadi “Integrated Education is about mutual and common acceptance, especially the acceptance of trying new ideas for the benefit of the central purpose of education: the individual child.” Cliodhna Scott-Wills: Development Officer for Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) “WHEREAS Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in […]

‘Personal Journeys: The Global Impact of Israel’s Dissenting Voices’

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‘Personal Journeys: The Global Impact of Israel’s Dissenting Voices’ Notes taken by Susan Walpole – Facilitate Global Fundraising Dinner, London, 10 April 2013 These notes are of two brief talks by Miko Peled and Ilan Pappe, followed by a Question and Answer (Q & A) session. Views expressed are those of the speakers. Any transcription […]

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 […]

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 […]

On Questioning the Jewish State

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On Questioning the Jewish State Joseph Levine I was raised in a religious Jewish environment, and though we were not strongly Zionist, I always took it to be self-evident that “Israel has a right to exist.” Now anyone who has debated the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will have encountered this phrase often. Defenders of Israeli policies routinely […]

FG is glad to be supporting Gaza Ark

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FG is glad to be supporting Gaza Ark February 2013 Dear friends, Gaza’s Ark is a project <http://www.gazaark.org/about-us/mission-statement/>that will rebuild a boat in Gaza, with Palestinian hands, which will carry Palestinian products out to the world. The main goal of Gaza’s Ark, with the support of people like you, is to challenge Israel’s illegal and […]

The American Manifest Destiny

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The American Manifest Destiny Clive Hambidge Killing from afar Americans and their European poodles coiffeured red white and blue in American power salons  are unlawfully targeting, and killing from afar, suspected militants  innocent bystanders, and helpers, labelled “collateral damage,” whilst avoiding more politically toxic body bags containing  returning American “heroes” to military bases and more […]