Posts tagged with ‘refugees’

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Balfour An Apology?

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Balfour An Apology? Committee Room 2a House of Lords  Clive Hambidge The Balfour narrative, biblically driven, was a prejudicial sweep of historical Palestine under an imperialist Zionist carpet underlying the 1922 League of Nations Mandate of the Balfour/Lloyd George deceit. The meta-physics of this ‘sociological’ religiosity seeks (indeed remains in) and re-turns to history, and, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

61 Homes Demolished in Gaza!

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61 Homes Demolished in Gaza! Barbara Lubin I am writing this letter to you late at night and I am asking you to help me. Over the years I have asked for you to step up and reach out to the people here in Palestine because to be honest with you are the only people […]

Marine gets no jail time in killing of 24 Iraqi civilians

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What role has US Intelligence played in Tibetan riots in history? The Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) involvement in channeling covert support to the Tibetan secessionists goes back to the mid-1950s. The Dalai Lama was on the CIA’s payroll from the late 1950s until 1974: The CIA conducted a large scale covert action campaign against Chinese […]

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

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The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now John Pilger WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange talks to demonstrators while leaving a court appearance for a verdict on an extradition request in London, February 24, 2011. This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of basic freedoms in […]

The Unpaid Bills of the Iraq War

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The Unpaid Bills of the Iraq War Charles P. Pierce If you don’t count the contractors, and the embassy the size of Rhode Island, the fact that an awful lot of non-Iraqi someones are making a buck over there, and the long, bloody folly of it lodged in our historical memory like a kidney stone, […]

Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land

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Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land Jewish National Fund’s practice of selling and leasing land exclusively to Jewish owners is met with growing opposition Precis The Jewish National Fund (JNF), that ownes 13% of Israeli lands forbids the sale or lease of its lands to any but Jewish owners. Many are now joining a global […]

Torture and Abuse in Libya

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Torture and Abuse in Libya Stephen Lendman NATO’s alleged “responsibility to protect” was subterfuge. Months of terror bombings left Libya a charnel house. Africa’s most developed country was ravaged. Tens of thousands were killed, multiples more injured, and millions left on their own sink or swim. When is war not war? It’s when mass killing […]

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence

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IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence Jonathan Cook The Israeli Occupation Archive – 14 Jan 2012 Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  A member of the Balad party (the National Democratic Assembly), she has served as a Member of Knesset (MK) since 2009. Zoabi is […]

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.’ ” […]

It’s ALL a God Thing

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It’s ALL a God Thing Eileen Fleming Over the last few days, Dorothy Day has come up in many conversations with local people as well as Internet connections. Coming soon is my book review of ALL IS GRACE, A Biography of Dorothy Day, by Jim Forest who knew her as a friend and mentor. On […]