Tag Archives: Michael Mansfield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 52 leading international figures call for a Military Embargo on Israel

MIDDLE EAST MONITOR | NOV 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Occupied Palestine – On the eve of the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine, 52 international notables issued a statement calling for “urgent … international action towards a mandatory, comprehensive military embargo against Israel.” Though directly motivated by Israel’s latest war of […]

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Eric Cantona calls for Release of Palestinian Footballer Mahmoud Sarsak

LIVE BLOG ▶ DEMAND ISRAEL TO RELEASE MAHMOUDSARSAK TeamPalestina | June 13, 2012 A letter signed by Eric Cantona calling for the release of Palestinian footballer, Mahmoud Sarsak has been sent to Sports Minister Hugh Robertson and UEFA President Michel Platini. The letter read as follows: We are all shocked at the racist chanting at […]

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“UN must prosecute Israel for war crimes,” says Bloody Sunday lawyer

Adri Nieuwhof |Electronic Intifada |Geneva |24 February 2012 Michael Mansfield addressing the Russell Tribunal on Palestine. (David Vilaplana / Russell Tribunal on Palestine) Israel was the focus of discussions by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) earlier this month. Israel is obliged to submit a report to the Geneva-based committee on […]

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