A Moment of truth from Palestine

On June 21, 2011, in Articles, by admin

The following is a letter that was sent by Rifat Kassis on 18 June 2011 to The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury.  Mr Kassis is the Coordinator of ‘Kairos Palestine’, an initiative based in Bethlehem, Palestine, which extends ‘a word of faith, hope and love from the heart of the Palestinian suffering’.  […]

The Arab Spring and the Counter Revolution

On June 19, 2011, in Uncategorized, by admin

The Arab Spring and the Counter Revolution A one-day conference to discuss the dangers facing the Arab revolutions, the forces working behind the scene to stall them and the implications for the process of reform, change and democracy in the Middle East. Several prominent academics and activists will address these issues, some of whom are party […]

Uncivilized Relations: Israel confronts its neighbours

On June 8, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Uncivilized Relations: Israel confronts its neighbours by Brenda Heard   The turmoil that has beleaguered the Middle East for decades has been described many ways.  On the 5th of June, however, the terminology turned vulgar.  This enduring conflict was publically characterised as a ‘war between the civilized man and the savage’.  Boldly announced with a […]

International Law and the Problem of Enforcement

On June 5, 2011, in Articles, by admin

International Law and the Problem of Enforcement An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson Part I – Anthropomorphizing the Nation State One of the defining characteristics of modern Western culture is individuality. Most people in the West take it for granted that they have the right to free expression and personality development. However, in practice, this right […]

Same Old, Same Old

On June 4, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Same Old, Same Old by Clive Hambidge   It came as little surprise that in an aside to White House aides, widely reported by a not so incredulous world media; one Barrack Hussein Obama was doubtful whether Binyamin Netanyahu could or would ever make the necessary concessions to achieve a “Middle East peace deal”. If […]

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Resistance & Liberation Day Event London, 25 May 2011

On June 4, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

أقامت منظمة أصدقاء لبنان ندوة تحت عنوان 25 أيار والثورات العربية في الشرق الاوسط وقد حضرها سعادة سفيرة لبنان في المملكة المتحدة السيدة إنعام عسيران والقنصل مروان فرنسيس. ووفد من سفارة الجمعورية العربية السورية. كما شاركت وفود من الاحزاب اللبنانية ومنظمات حقوقة وانسانية عربية واجنبية. كما شاركت حركة أمل بوفد ترأسه الاستاذ حسين خليل، ووفد […]