Interview: 48 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails

I was interviewed by Press TV on 24/7/2016 Watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Mlil0GgAlg Report here

Who singles out Israel, its critics or its apologists?

First published by the Middle East Eye 25/7/2016 Israel and its supporters often accuse supporters of Palestinian rights for unfairly singling Israel out for criticism. They suggest that with so many abusers of human rights around the world, the focus should be on them, with some suggesting that once all the other abusers have been …

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If the Palestinians are guilty of incitement, then what does Israel’s 24/7 occupation amount to?

If the Palestinians are guilty of incitement, then what does Israel’s 24/7 occupation amount to? First published by the Middle East Monitor on 22/4/2016    Image from original article on Middle East Eye Hardly a day goes by without Israel accusing Palestinian leaders of incitement against the state and its citizens. They argue that such …

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PSC Statement on hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Al-qeeq

February 17, 2016 End the administrative detention of Mohammed Al-Qeeq Supporters of justice for Palestinians are following news of the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainee Mohammed Al-Qeeq with great concern. Al-Qeeq, a Palestinian journalist is in his 84th day of a hunger strike in protest against his administrative detention. He is currently in Ha’Emek Hospital …

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The parallel policies that won’t bring peace to historic Palestine

The parallel policies that won't bring peace to historic Palestine First published in Middle East Eye on Sunday 7 February 2016 Once again another initiative to bring peace to historic Palestine is in the making. The last one by US Secretary of State John Kerry in 2013-14 ended in tatters and was soon followed with …

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Watch how Israeli police drag a 13 year old Palestinian child to military trial

This is a most appalling example of the oppression Palestinian children are subjected to by the illegal Israeli occupation.  Jewish children are treated differently to Palestinian children.  Different Laws apply to Palestinians and Jews who live in the same area.  This is shear racism and Apartheid. There is no excuse for this. From April 2015

TV Interview on the Palestinian bid to the ICC

   I was interviewed by Press TV about Palestinians supplying evidence to the International Criminal Court at the Hague on Gaza, settlements and prisoners. Watch here   

Blair resignation eclipsed by FIFA crisis

   The Middle East envoy Tony Blair finally let go of his role on the day the FIFA crisis blew, the 27th of May. Normally PR experts look to sue bad news on a day when it can be buried under other more prominent news.  But his resignation was such good news for Palestinains it …

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From Berlin, on the Palestinians in Europe Conference  

   I spent the day (25 April, 2015) at the 13th Palestinians in Europe Conference in Berlin, Germany. This was my first experience of this major event. The organisers informed us that over 10,000, mostly Palestinians, had attended the day long event.    The conference was jointly organised by the Palestinian Community of Germany and …

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2014, a year of Israeli thuggery and Palestinian diplomacy

As 2014 draws to an end, it will be remembered as the year when Palestinians regained the initiative in the Palestine / Israel injustice, through a wave of Parliamentary recognitions and a change in strategy at the UN. Israel's year will be remembered as one in which its extremist settler Government, led by the arrogant …

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