Posts tagged with ‘West Bank’

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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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

The Twinning

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The Twinning Clive Hambidge Palestinian Children in Israeli military detention   Here in South Tottenham (London), attending a Twinning Conference organised excellently and robustly by Haringey Justice for Palestinians[1], a creative branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, I am just recovering from the icy cold outside, in possession of a brimming coffee and in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Manipulating History: The Different Faces of ‘Popular Resistance’ in Palestine

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Manipulating History: The Different Faces of ‘Popular Resistance’ in Palestine Ramzy Baroud Apparently, ‘popular resistance’ has suddenly elevated to become a clash of visions or strategies between the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah and its rivals in Gaza, underscoring an existing and deepening rift between various factions and leaderships. Addressing a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) meeting […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report

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Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report David Kretzmer The far-reaching consequences of the Levy report mean Israeli must either recognize that the legal system in the West Bank resembles apartheid – or extend political rights for all. The Edmond Levy report was written by a Committee established to find a way, if possible, […]

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 […]