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UNRWA Camps in Jordan

Clement Attlee Suite

Clement Attlee Suite Houses of Parliament The Suffering of Palestinian Refugees in Jordan Clive Hambidge To highlight suffering is one thing, to alleviate suffering yet another. To bring an end to suffering must be the primary reflex for moral action undertaken by persons that will not tolerate  institutional accord with determinate and recorded crime by […]

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Zionists Accuse Mahmoud Abbas of ‘Blood Libel’–Oh REALLY?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmound Abbas has been accused of spreading a “blood libel” against Jews. The charge was made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following a speech Abbas gave before the European Parliament on Thursday, June 23, and it has been picked up and faithfully repeated by the media. “Echoing anti-Semitic claims that led […]

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Rome to Jerusalem: Vatican Impartiality

Rome to Jerusalem: Vatican Impartiality  by Clive Hambidge For twenty five unsuccessful  minutes on 26 January 1904 Theodor Herzel met with a “coarse-grained village priest” (Herzel)  who just happened to be Pope Pius X. Herzel was sitting “right next to him” the Pope in an armchair, “a throne for minor occasions” commented Herzel. Theodor Herzel […]

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Israel vs Palestine: Colonization set for major expansion

Israeli colonialism signed in the UK, sealed in the USA

Israeli colonialism signed in the UK, sealed in the USA By Clive Hambidge “We must do everything to insure they (the Palestinians) never do return … The old will die and the young will forget.”   (Ben Gurion) Considering the British Mandate of Palestine “carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria” and its favourable view of a […]

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One of Israel's "cemeteries of numbers" in which Israeli authorities bury Palestinians--without returning the bodies to their families and where the name of the deceased is deliberately left off the grave

Withholding the Dead: One of Israel’s More Macabre Practices

Ma’an News has today posted a story about a committee in Bethlehem formed to demand that Israel return the bodies of Palestinians slain in the current intifada. The “Palestine National Committee for Retrieving Bodies of Martyrs,” as it’s now known, was elected by the families of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, the story says. The […]

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Committee room G by Clive Hambidge

Committee room G Clive Hambidge Sitting in Committee room G in the Houses of Parliament on 23rd October from 6 to 7 .30 pm was a sobering affair. While hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues and chaired by Lord Alderdice, the event’s speaker was Professor Padraig O’Malley who had recently published […]

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Cameron rewards Israel super-stooge

As demands increase for Netanyahu’s arrest and Gaza becomes ‘unliveable’, Cameron rewards Israel super-stooge A petition calling for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes when he arrives in London next week is nearing 100,000 signatures. If it reaches that magic figure it must be considered for debate in Parliament. The Government […]

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Age of Fools

Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, the United States struck Hiroshima with an atom bomb. Three days later, a second nuclear weapon was dropped on Nagasaki. Japan surrendered a week later, thus ending World War Two. In Dr. William A. Cook’s forthcoming book, Age of Fools, “Reflections of Times Past” (Chapter 20) Cook includes […]

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“It’s time for Palestine,” says Abbas as corruption runs out of control

The Palestinian Embassy in London recently released a statement by President Mahmoud Abbas telling the world ‘It’s Time for Palestine’. He starts by saying: The Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom and national independence has reached a decisive moment. The two-state formula is under serious threat, due to systematic Israeli policies and practices that have seriously undermined […]

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The Israeli Plot Against Egypt

TIMELINE (2011-2015) February 11th 2011: The Tahrir Square revolution ousts pro-Israeli dictator Hosni Mubarak. June 24th 2012: Muslim Brotherhood wins the general election. President Muhammad Morsi becomes Egypt’s first democratically elected leader. July 11th 2012: Remnants of the old regime lurk behind the scenes; Cairo maintains diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv whilst SCAF (Supreme Command […]

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Don’t argue, don’t engage, just ignore

Self-appointed Zionist censors bent on silencing rational debate shouldn’t be let in the door The Royal Northern College of Music is a case in point. This institution was recently bullied by the Zionist lobby group North West Friends of Israel (NWFoI) into cancelling a concert by famous jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon. Atzmon is a Jew […]

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Palestine is evocative

Palestine Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Evocative Palestine. Just to think of Palestine is evocative. From the lush orange orchards to the laden olive groves, many examples could be provided to confirm the fact that prior to the creation of Israel,  Palestinian society thrived in all areas of human endeavour.  The splendour of Jaffa was […]

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A Challenge for the Pope: Seize the Chance for Religious ‘Renewal’

During his May 2014 visit to the Holy Land, Christianity’s top man was (presumably) prevented from bearing witness to the human suffering in Gaza. Since then Israel has launched yet another murderous assault slaughtering civilians, including children, on a massive scale and afterwards obstructing humanitarian aid and re-construction. Is it time for the Pope and […]

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