Palestine

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 21st, 2013
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By Hasan Afif El-Hasan Decolonization was a feature of post-World War II era and the surrender of Nazi Germany. The UN Charter was created; the Arab League was formed in 1945 by seven countries; twenty-nine non-aligned countries from Africa and Asia formed the non-aligned Bandung Conference in Indone...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Nov 23rd, 2012
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As it happened four years ago, the Israelis are again in Gaza, cutting down anything and everyone in their way. As they are known to be, the Israelis do not discriminate when it comes to killing: the Old Testament of the Bible tells of several instances of thousands of women and children being put to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jul 5th, 2012
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LONDON) – A press release has just arrived in my inbox from the Palestinian Mission UK proudly proclaiming Ambassador Hassassian’s jaunt to the Labour Friends of Palestine Gala Dinner where he was keynote speaker alongside Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. Ed of course is the brother of Da...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2012
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By Gilad Atzmon On January 12TH at a Martin Luther King Birthday Concert I joined the NYC Meeting House Orchestra to perform a set of my music. The event was the annual fundraiser for a local homeless shelter and it took place at the auditorium of the Friends Seminary, an elite Quaker private school ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 5th, 2012
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By Hasan Afif El-Hasan In 1917, Jews constituted 7 percent of the indigenous Palestinian population and owned 1 percent of the land. Britain, as a colonial power and the victor of World War I forced the Palestine Mandate and gave itself the right to grant a homeland to the Jewish people in Palestine ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 5th, 2012
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DCI/Palestine “is a national section of the international non-government child rights organisation and movement (dedicated) to promoting and protecting the rights of Palestinian children,” according to international law principles. On December 28, it submitted a complaint to several UN authorities ti...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 4th, 2011
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Tributes to Francis Khoo (1947-2011) In addition to the countless reasons Francis will be sorely missed by his friends and loved ones, he will be missed because he leaves a void for many of us who were and remain inspired by his work for Palestinian rights. Francis Khoo is an icon of countless others...
By benim
In Michael Bokor
Nov 2nd, 2011
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Israel and the US have no moral justification to continue resisting Palestine’s bid for statehood. Israel’s concerns against the Palestine Liberation Organization as a terrorist organization are no more valid, especially after both had exchanged letters of recognition as far back as 1993. If th...
By benim
In Michael Bokor
Nov 2nd, 2011
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Even before the United Nations votes on Palestine’s application for full membership—a preparatory step for its becoming a full-fledged state—one of its organs has taken a giant step to boost Palestine’s status in the community of nations. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organ...
By benim
In Middle East
Sep 23rd, 2011
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New York – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday he was ready to return to the negotiations with the Israelis, saying he did not want to isolate or delegitimise Israel. “Here I declare that the Palestine Liberation Organisation is ready to return immediately to the negotiatin...