Posts tagged with ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’

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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 […]


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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: […]

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 […]

Redefining the Right of Return: Will the US Congress Succeed?

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Redefining the Right of Return: Will the US Congress Succeed? In this episode of Palestine Studies TV, we discuss a recent attempt by the US Senate to change the US government’s policy on how Palestinian refugees are defined. We explore how this legislation could impact negotiations on the right of return, as well as the […]

Technologies of control: The Case of Hewlett Packard (HP)

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Technologies of control: The Case of Hewlett Packard (HP) A report about the direct Involvement of Hewlett Packard (HP) in the occupation. HP is used as a case study to discuss the role of the international and local corporations in Israel’s mechanisms of surveillance and control over the occupied Palestinian territories. he Israeli occupation of the […]

Ki-Moon: All Israeli Settlements Illegal

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Ki-Moon: All Israeli Settlements Illegal Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, demanded on Sunday the removal of the Israeli Occupation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, considering that the continuing of the Israeli Occupation blocks the establishing of an Independent Palestinian state, the Maan News Agency reported Sunday afternoon Mr. Ban […]


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A.I.P.A.C. Persuading Americans to break the law? Clive Hambidge Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the basis of the freshness of vision of the artist […]

O Captain My Captain

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America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’ A military conquest Clive Hambidge “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry round like drugged roaches in a bottle.” (Rafeal […]

Silence is Complicity in Assassinating Humanity

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Silence is Complicity in Assassinating Humanity Dr Rachael Rudolph Human rights bodies have consistently warned states that their actions must conform to and operate within the boundaries of existing international legal frameworks and obligations, especially concerning the use of torture, summary executions and other acts that violate human rights norms. [1]Despite the warning, the international […]

Models of Restorative Justice

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 Models of Restorative Justice for Peace-Building and Transformative Societal Change In Palestine-Israel Donna Nassor, JD NJ City University I come in peace with the intension of enhancing relationships, engaging in dialogue, creating alliances, building bridges and actively being a more effective agent of social change.  None of that can be done by avoiding the truth.  […]

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 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, […]

Integrated Education: A New Sense of Awareness

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Integrated Education: A New Sense of Awareness It was a meeting of minds and spirit when Bishop Riah and three Facilitate Global Directors met with Baroness May Blood. This formidable campaigner shared her experiences of working for 26 years to bring about integrated education in deeply sectarian Northern Ireland, even after threats to her life. […]

Integratsia School

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Integratsia School Facilitate Global has started the process of raising funds for Integratsia. This will be a school centre with an equal number of Jews, Christians and Muslims, both as pupils and on the Board of Governors.  This will offer more than just education. Starting with children aged from three years old, many of the […]