Campaign launched for UK to ban imports from illegal Israeli settlements

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Amnesty International

Human Rights NGO Amnesty International have stated that the UK should ban the import of all goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements and help put an end to the multimillion-pound profits that have fuelled mass human rights violations against Palestinians.

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Thawing the frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raged on almost since the day Israel achieved independence in 1948, further degrading the most destabilized region in the world.

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Israeli cabinet approves first West Bank settlement in 20 years

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Maayan Lubell

Israel’s security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington on a possible curb on settlement activity.

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Hamas is fighting the legitimate struggle for Palestinian self-determination

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Rupen Savoulian

 

We today reproduce an important article from September 2014 which can be read in line with the events of today

The Islamic Resistance Movement – ‘Hamas‘ the abbreviation from the Arabic – has constituted the democratically elected government of the Palestinian territories since January 2006. It swept to power in that year, winning a majority of seats in the Palestinian parliament, amidst recognition of the failure of the traditional secular nationalist Palestinian parties, in particular the Fatah party which had dominated the Palestinian leadership for decades.

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Time To Decide

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Israel, USA, EU and the World: You have less than three months to decide

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Fadi Elhusseini

On August 27th, the headlines around the world were that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and nine other top officials resigned from the ruling Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

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Is there a peace partner in Israel?

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Fadi Elhusseini

The peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis has again ground to a halt, each party blaming the other for this unfortunate failure.

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Discussing Means to Secure Palestinian Access to Natural and Agricultural Resources

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Anant Mishra

The Palestinian Territories, consisting of the Gaza Strip along the Mediterranean coast and the West Bank covering the hills between the coastal plain east to the Jordan River and Dead Sea (Palestine), contain several important natural and agricultural resources.

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