Britain has much to apologise for in Palestine

First published by the Middle East Eye on 16/2/2019 Not only did Britain abandon Palestinians to face the terror of Zionism in 1948, it continues to befriend the state that oppresses them. Protesters gather on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration in Gaza on 2 November 2017 (AFP) Britain's colonial past has left its mark …

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لدى بريطانيا الكثير لتعتذر عنه عندما يتعلق الأمر بالشعب الفلسطيني

Translated from Middle East Eye on 18/2/2019 ترجمة وكالة وطن كتب كامل حواش- ترجمة خاصة وطن - آلاء راضي:  لم تتخلّ بريطانيا عن الفلسطينيين فقط في مواجهة "الإرهاب الصهيوني" منذ  عام 1948، بل استمرت في إنشاء علاقات صداقة مع الدولة التي تضطهدهم. لقد ترك الاستعمار البريطاني في الماضي بصماته في أجزاء كثيرة من العالم، لكن معظم الشعوب …

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Palestinians in the UK speak out for the right to freedom of speech

This letter was published in the Guardian on 31 July 2018 Leading figures, including Prof Karma Nabulsi, Prof Kamel Hawwash, and Dr Ghada Karmi, put their community’s point of view The fundamental right to free expression, guaranteed by article 10 of the Human Rights Act, is first and foremost the right to “receive and impart …

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Interview: Prince William should visit Gaza after Israeli bloodshed, chief of UK Palestinian Council tells RT

I was interviewed by Claire Gilbody-Dickerson for RT on 22/6/2018 Prince William has been urged to visit Gaza, where 120 Palestinians were shot dead in the past two months by Israeli military, during his upcoming visit to the Middle East by the vice president of the British Palestinian Council. The Duke of Cambridge will be …

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Netanyahu is redefining ethnic cleansing not pursuing genuine peace

First published on the Middle East Monitor on 10/11/2017   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [Benjamin Netanyahu/Facebook] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not known for missing an opportunity to push peace further into the distant future. The dust had not even settled on the Balfour Centenary, which the Palestinians marked with anger and Israel and …

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The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the history of Palestine

First published by the Arab Weekly on 5/11/2017 The Balfour Declaration crucially omitted reference to the indigenous Palestinian Arabs who at the time made up 90% of the population. The British and Israeli governments celebrated the Balfour Declaration in London and Is­rael while Palestinians and their supporters marched in many cities across the world demanding …

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“ندوة خاصة بمناسبة مرور 100 عام على “وعد بلفور

بثت الندوة بتاريخ 2/11/2017 على قناة الحوار https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZeS1RyTEcQ

Debate: 100 years after Balfour

I debated with former IDF Spokesman, now spokesman for the Jewish Agency for Israel Avi Mayer on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2/11/2017   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfh_0G-ZQzk

وراء الحدث: بريطانيا رفضت الإعتذار عن وعد بلفور

قناة الغد بتاريخ ٢/١١/٢٠١٧ https://youtu.be/4OsVJKw7HfI

Interview with RTUK about Balfour Centenary

I was interviewed by RTUK about the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2/11/2017 https://youtu.be/evZb4hNcocc