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Gaza war cross-examined in Scottish courts

After a gruelling fourteen day trial, a group of activists known as the Thales Ten,* received their verdict in Glasgow Sheriff Court last week. Five were convicted, and five acquitted, of the crime of breach of the peace

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Palestine Festival of Literature

Post Views: 3 The 2015 Palestine Festival of Literature, which opens this year on May 23, recently have announced its  the names of participating authors and their meetings and readings, which includes events in six cities. Yesterday, organizers announced the

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The destructive legacy of Arab liberals

Post Views: 3 by Joseph Massad, The Electronic Intifada It has become commonplace to present Arab Islamists of all political stripes (liberals, conservatives, radicals, neoliberals, moderates, extremists, nonviolent, violent, etc.) as a most, if not the most, dangerous political force in the

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Palestine accession to Rome Statute and other international instruments 0

Last January 6th, United Nations Secretary General issued a note indicating that the Rome Statute, the treaty that establishes the International Criminal Court (ICC), will enter into force as to the State of Palestine on April 1st , 2015

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Pressions et menaces récentes d´Israël sur la Suisse: brève analyse 0

Durant ces derniers mois, agissant en sa qualité de dépositaire des quatre Conventions de Genève de 1949 sur le droit international humanitaire, la Suisse a convoqué une conférence internationale sur le respect du droit international humanitaire dans les territoires palestiniens occupés

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La reconnaissance récente de la Palestine par la Suède: perspectives 0

Le 30 octobre dernier la Suède a procédé à reconnaître officiellement la Palestine comme Etat. Israël a répondu à ce geste avec un discours bien connu chaque fois qu´un Etat reconnaît la Palestine

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