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Debriefing Palestine by Jonathan Kuttab I just returned to the US from a month-long trip to Palestine/Israel. You can read my trip reflections at the link below: On my trip, I was able to reconnect with old friends and update the FOSNA family on a number of our ongoing campaigns, including: The overwhelming feeling in… Continue reading FOSNA

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ICAHD Supports Rev Stephen Sizer, Accused of Anti-Semitism

Posted on May 17, 2022, by ICAHD UK & filed under ICAHD statements, News. Within the Church of England, the Bishop’s Disciplinary Tribunal for the Diocese of Winchester is holding a tribunal concerning The Revd Dr Stephen Sizer between Monday 23 – Friday 27 May. It arises from a complaint made by the Board of Deputies of British Jews against the Revd… Continue reading ICAHD Supports Rev Stephen Sizer, Accused of Anti-Semitism

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Tribunal Response from Friends “The central message arising from the tribunal is that the well-documented accusations of repeated antisemitic behaviour made over more than a decade have been dismissed! Only one allegation of antisemitism has been found to have substance – but that was dealt with quickly and effectively [in 2015] at the time by… Continue reading PEACEMAKERS

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Our debate about writers’ angry tweets obscures the real scandal

“Jews will not replace us.” You may remember this chant from the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. It relies on a racist conspiracy theory called the Great Replacement, which accuses Jewish people in positions of power of using non-white immigration to bring about a genocide of white people. That’s antisemitism, and it’s repugnant. Now consider… Continue reading Our debate about writers’ angry tweets obscures the real scandal

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On the eve of International Women’s Day, the statistics bureau highlights reality of Palestinian women

Ramallah Governor Laila Ghannam (center), the only woman out of 15 West Bank governors. (WAFA Images) RAMALLAH, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 (WAFA) – Marking International Women’s Day, which coincides on March 8 of every year, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said in a report published today that women represent half of the Palestinian… Continue reading On the eve of International Women’s Day, the statistics bureau highlights reality of Palestinian women

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Israeli forces kill at least 6 Palestinians in latest Jenin raid

At least 11 people wounded, including two with serious injuries, the Palestinian health ministry says. Israeli forces have killed at least six Palestinians and wounded 11 others during a raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin, according to the Palestinian Authority’s health ministry. Two of the wounded people had serious injuries, the ministry… Continue reading Israeli forces kill at least 6 Palestinians in latest Jenin raid

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Join us this Sunday, March 5th, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET for our online book discussion of Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Palestine: Working Through the United Nations by UN Rapporteurs John Dugard, Michael Lynk, and Richard A. Falk, with a foreword by Francesca Albanese, via Zoom. Panelists include: Thank you to our cosponsors: Pax Christi… Continue reading FOSNA News

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Security and Double Standards

by Jonathan Kuttab “Security” for Israeli Jews is a golden calf that enjoys superb and overwhelming international sympathy and support. When an Israeli is killed (even a soldier or an armed settler) Israeli security forces move into high gear. The entire area where an attack occurred, whole towns and villages, are placed under siege and… Continue reading Security and Double Standards

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Israel restricting medical permits for Palestinians is a mechanism of oppression

Voices 6 min read Yara M. Asi 24 Feb, 2023 The collective punishment imposed on Palestinians through the medical permit system and multiple other avenues, is not justifiable by any measure, legally or ethically, writes Yara M. Asi. [GETTY] Around the world, 15 February is recognised as International Childhood Cancer Day. The campaign seeks to raise awareness… Continue reading Israel restricting medical permits for Palestinians is a mechanism of oppression

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The following statement was issued today by the Bureau of the General Assembly’s Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People: The Bureau of the United Nations General Assembly’s Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People condemns the Israeli forces’ raid in Nablus in the occupied… Continue reading Untitled

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