The use and abuse of administrative detention by Israel

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 7/1/2022 Palestinians holding banners gather to protest against the decision of Israel's "administrative detention" in front of the Red Crescent Building in Gaza City, Gaza on December 20, 2021 [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency] The Palestinian people rightly saluted Hisham Abu Hawash as a brave man who was prepared …

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To honour Tutu’s legacy, we must side with the oppressed not the oppressor

First published by the Middle East Eye on 31/12/2021 Tutu would have wanted a commitment from world leaders to fight injustice, inequality, and Apartheid wherever they occurred, including in occupied Palestine Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu (L) listens to a survivor from the Al-Asamneh family in Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip on 28 …

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بريطانيا تعتزم تصنيف حركة حماس “تنظيما إرهابيا”.. مبرّرات الخطوة ورمزية توقيتها

سجلت الحلقةعلى التلفزيون العربي بتاريخ ١٩/١١/٢٠٢١ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV1JyrdsWEw

My speech to the People’s Assembly march

Manchester 3/10/2021 Friends, I bring you greetings from the Palestine Solidarity campaign. Other speakers articulated the Tories terrible policies that impact on the daily lives of the most vulnerable people here in Britain. But their terrible policies also impact on people’s lives thousands of miles away including the Palestinian people. I must remind you that …

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On secret Israeli arms sales to problematic regimes

I participated in Scope on Indus news on 3/7/2021 https://youtu.be/ems8zai9AhE

خمس سنوات مرت على استفتاء بريكسيت…فهل استعادت بريطانيا استقلالها أوروبياً؟

مشاركتي في برنامج وراء الحدث على قناة الغد بتاريخ ٢٣/٦/٢٠٢١ https://youtu.be/64QdRap1lpE

The Palestinian Fight for Justice: Why it matters and building solidarity within the trade unions and the Labour Party

An excellent panel hosted by Unite the Union in 2/6/2021 https://fb.watch/5UNtDzc4Kc/

The National Demonstration for Palestine in London 2021

Extracts from the demo on 22/5/2021 My own speech starts 47 minutes in https://youtu.be/V2vOqGYJkCo

What are the Palestinians to do to secure their rights now that they are not entitled to self-defence?

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 15/5/2021 Israeli police use tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse Palestinians who were standing at Al-Aqsa Mosque's gates to prevent raids by extremist Jews, in East Jerusalem on May 10, 2021 [Eyad Tawil / Anadolu Agency] Over the past few days, our TV screens …

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Palestine says relations with the UK at a low ebb after Boris Johnson letter to pro-Israel group

I was interviewed by RT UK for the 6 o’clock news on 16/4/2021 https://youtu.be/tM3XRnLbNJw