From fighting BDS to fighting delegitimisation: Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs code for battling accountability

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 14/8/2020 BDS The Israeli Ministry for Strategic Affairs is shifting its focus from fighting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), to fighting deligitimisation. It was initially established in 2006 for Avigdor Lieberman, and he was given the role of coordinating security, intelligence and diplomatic initiatives regarding …

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ندوة: الإنتصار القانوني الأخير للقضية الفلسطينية في المحاكم البريطانية

عقدت الندوة بتاريخ ٩/٥/٢٠٢٠ برعاية المؤتمر الشعبي لفلسطينيي الخارج https://www.facebook.com/727567830723739/posts/1618423018304878/?vh=e&d=n

Opinión: Victoria contra el gobierno del Reino Unido es un paso clave para los activistas palestinos, pero queda un largo camino por recorrer

First published in English by the Middle east Eye on 1/5/2020 My thanks to the Palestinian Community in Chile for the translation on 7/5/2020 Mientras esperamos las últimas actualizaciones deprimentes diarias de las cifras de muertes por coronavirus, buscamos buenas noticias. Pero eso ha sido particularmente escaso para los palestinos, que han visto la creación …

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Victory over UK government marks a key step for Palestine activists – but a long road lies ahead

First published by the Middle East Eye on 1/5/2020 Supreme Court ruling was heartening, but continued pressure is needed to quash the government's anti-boycott efforts A protester ties the Palestinian flag to a lamppost opposite Downing Street (Reuters) s we await the latest daily depressing updates on coronavirus casualty figures, we look for good news. But that …

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Pro-Palestine campaigners win decisive ruling

I was interviewed by RT on 30/4/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqQEdM6Y3qo Press release here

Trump’s 12 days of Christmas: The gift that keeps on giving – to Israel

First published by the Middle East Eye on 24/12/2019 From the Jerusalem embassy move to UNRWA funding cuts, the US administration has lavished Israel with gifts while erasing Palestinian rights US President Donald Trump stands on stage after his address to the Israeli American Council National Summit in Florida on 7 December (AFP) Christmas - …

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Anti-BDS move likely among first actions of new UK government

First published by the Arab Weekly on 22/12/2019 Considering its historic responsibility to the Palestinian people, the United Kingdom should be atoning for the Balfour Declaration. Unexpected start. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the despatch box in the House of Commons in London, during the first sitting of Parliament since the general election, …

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بريطانيا: حكومة المحافظين تتجه لحظر حملة مقاطعة الإحتلال

مشاركتي في برنامج أضواء على الأحداث على قناة الحوار بتاريخ ١٨/٢/٢٠١٩ https://youtu.be/Nj313M4Tx7o

Made in Israel?

Part of my contribution to RT news about the European Court of Justice ruling in labelling of illegal Israeli settlement goods On 12/11/2019 https://youtu.be/xoZAm_H5uPE

The Palestinian voice will be heard at the Labour conference

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 21/9/2019 John Bercow, the speaker of the UK’s House of Commons, will be standing down soon. He has been an animated figure, whose gesticulations and dressing downs of MPs have left a mark with viewers all over the world. At the height of the continuing Brexit saga, …

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