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Revealed: UK government plotted with Israel lobby to ban Salah ~ by @AsaWinstanley

Asa Winstanley | The Electronic Intifada | Birmingham | 6 October 2011 Women in Cairo, Egypt, hold a silent protest last July calling on the UK government to release Palestinian leader Sheikh Raed Salah. (Mohamed Abd El-Ghany /Newscom) As Palestinian leader Sheikh Raed Salah’s appeal against deportation concluded in a Birmingham court this week, new details of […]

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Hasbara in Helsinki ~ by @dvcronin

David Cronin | Tue, Sept 27, 2011 | The Electronic Intifada Here we go again. Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, is portraying the Israel-Palestine conflict as one between equals. In a speech today, Ashton congratulated herself for increasing Europe’s involvement in something called the Middle East peace process. “I have worked to achieve a […]

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French giant Veolia cut down to size for abusing Palestinian rights

Maren Mantovani and Michael Deas | The Electronic Intifada | 26 August 2011 France is refusing to address corporate complicity in the occupation of Palestine. (Council of the European Union) The French corporation Veolia once appeared unassailable; today it is ailing. It is faced not only with the global economic crisis but also the growing impact of […]

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PRESS RELEASE | National Quaker group joins Jewish-led divestment campaign from TIAA-CREF

 June 27, 2011 | We Divest First client of pension giant to sign on to screen investments that profit from Israel’s occupation For immediate release We Divest from Israel’s Occupation, wedivest.org Contact Sydney Levy (Jewish Voice for Peace), sydney AT jvp.org, PHILADELPHIA—American Friends Service Committee (AFSC,) the nearly century-old, Nobel Peace Prize-winning Quaker organization publicly announced their support […]

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Labor in Palestine: The Work of Resistance Gets a New Push

 May 25, 2011 | 10:07 am| By Michelle Chen  – Working In These Times Members of the Palestinian Popular Committee hold a protest calling for the boycott of Israeli settlement goods sold in Palestinian areas, on September 24, 2010, in Maasarah, near Bethlehem.   (MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/Getty Images) There are a few values that trade unionists […]

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