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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كل الأبعاد: حول مستقبل القضية الفلسطينية في ظل اقتراب صفقة القرن

لقائي مع الأستاذ شريف منصور الذي تحدثنا به عن القضية الفلسطينية في ظل صفقة القرن والتغيرات الإقليمية بتاريخ ٢٧/٦/٢٠١٨ https://youtu.be/GEkBaP2pduI

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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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

What if Wales had been offered to the Jews as a homeland?

First published by the Middle East Eye on 1/11/2017 #Balfour One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration backed Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Imagining if history had taken another turn offers a fresh perspective.   On 2 November 1917, British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour sent a letter to Lord Walter Rothschild, a prominent zionist, which …

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الحصاد: بلفور … قرن من الظلم 

مشاركتي في برنامج الحصاد على قناة الجزيرة بتاريخ ٢٢/٤/٢٠١٧   https://youtu.be/k9w8Mf6k-C0

As Britain pledges to celebrate Balfour, Israel denied my Easter homecoming to Palestine

First published by the Middle East Eye on 13/4/2017 On 7 April, I travelled with my wife, Lina, and my five-year-old son, Adam, to Palestine to spend Easter with family and friends, mainly in Attur, East Jerusalem. In the late afternoon, we arrived at Tel Aviv airport and made our way to passport control. I …

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The UK is quietly changing its policy on Israel and Palestine

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 5/4/2017 Palestinians were delighted to see 2016 end with the UN Security Council passing resolution 2334 which reaffirmed the illegality of Israel’s settlement enterprise. The passing of the resolution was facilitated by the US abstention in the dying days of Obama’s administration. The UK played a key …

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