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Palestinian Declaration

Re-posted from Poetry for Palestine at the suggestion of Scott Free who felt this might be a good place to run the “Palestinian Declaration” and generate some discussion. To see the growing list of signatures visit Poetry for Palestine on the link above. Originally posted by Nahida Exiled Palestinian on January 19, 2014 PLEASE SIGN  THIS […]

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Who Will Heal Sydenham’s Sore?

Who will finally heal the ‘running sore in the East’? Do world leaders today even know the underlying causes of the Holy Land’s misery? Hansard is the official verbatim report of proceedings in the UK Parliament. You’d expect powerful intellectual stimulation, especially from the House of Lords, but too often the record reads like pulp […]

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60 Cents Defeated Palestine

And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely—Revelations 22:17 Disclosing details of a negotiation process while conducting it is not a good strategy; it ruins the credibility of the side talking publicly while creating a situation in which creative ideas won’t be checked out of fear of their being leaked to the […]

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When Will International Justice Save Palestine?

“If you commit war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide you will not be able to rest easily in your bed: the reach of international justice is long and patient…. There is no expiry date for these crimes….” (William Hague, British foreign secretary) So when will international justice save Palestine? Eighteen months ago UK foreign […]

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In Memoriam as We Await Ariel Sharon’s Descent into Death

[Ed note: Ariel Sharon died earlier today ~ Though this piece was written prior to his death it was felt it was worth sharing regardless of the timing.] “Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s organs are failing and he remains in critical condition Thursday, …” (CNN.com, 01/02/2014). For six years, Ariel Sharon, former Prime Minister of the State […]

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Adolf Hitler – The Greatest Story Never Told

A new documentary. Produced by Dennis Wise. Length: about six hours WW II affected hundreds of millions of people and it affected millions of Europeans and Asians born after the war too. If not for the war, myself and millions of other people would be citizens of a different country today. Millions of people were […]

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Xmas greetings to the UK Government…

Xmas greetings to the UK Government… and a reminder of the misery its inaction perpetuates across the Holy Land “So this is Christmas And what have you done?” Hello, the holly-decked halls of Westminster. Be of good cheer, all you chaps in your little festive bubble. I thought you might enjoy this Xmas message from […]

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Right to Resist Oppression

In August 2004, Richard Hugus, critic of progressive injustice, wrote an article on the “Lies of the Israeli Peace Movement”. What Hugus wrote almost ten years ago has as much forgotten or neglected relevance today. In an announcement for a meeting, the public was invited to hear from “bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families supporting peace, […]

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Stealing Palestine

Creeping annexation, ethnic cleansing and ‘the politics of fragmentation’ inflicted by criminals who strut the world stage and thumb their noses at international law As the international conspiracy to rob Palestinians of their freedom and homeland is exposed a little more each day, observers and activists still puzzle over the duplicity of the United Nations […]

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Who Are The Terrorists?

When Helen Thomas told a Rabbi that the Jews should go back to where they came from, he asked where that would be. Her response was as honest and appropriate as it was direct: “Poland, Germany, America…” For that she lost her job as the best White House reporter America has had. Her response was […]

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Will the Pope Insist on Seeing Gaza This Time?

After the humiliation of the last papal visit, Will the Pope insist on seeing Gaza this Time? Or, should he too, Boycott Israel until Jerusalem  and the Christian and Muslim Communities are freed from Occupation? CNN reports http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/02/world/europe/pope-netanyahu/index.html?eref=edition [1] on Israeli PM Netanyahu’s reception at the Vatican and plans for the Pope to visit Israel […]

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Emad Aqel: The Palestinian

22-year-old Emad Aqel was born under the tyranny of Jewish rule in occupied Palestine. He lived, fought and was martyred 20 years ago on November 24th, 1993. May 12th 1948: The Aqel family were driven out of their home at gunpoint in the Al-Majdal district of Bar’er. Jewish terrorists of the Givati and Negev Brigades […]

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