Jewish Students and Scholars Object to “Antisemitism Awareness Act”

Jewish scholars and students have released statements urging the US House of Representatives and President Obama to reject the controversial “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act”. In a recent...

UN experts deplore increase in arbitrary detention of Palestinian activists

Two United Nations experts have deplored daily violations of human rights and international law by the Israeli regime in the occupied Palestinian territories, warning...

‘Support Trocaire Palestine appeal’

People across the north west have been urged to support the Trocaire Christmas appeal to help humanitarian efforts in Palestine. Sinn Féin Councillor Colly...

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour faces up to eight years in prison

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour faces up to eight years in prison - Charged with incitement to violence for a poem posted to YouTube Join 10...

Pax Christi calls for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace process

A just resolution to the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict is critical for peace in our world today. Despite the difficulties inherent in ending this conflict,...

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Where do you stand on Palestine?

Palestine Update 329 Comments Where do you stand on Palestine? In today’s edition of Palestine Updates, we pose this question to readers via a powerful poem by...

Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable

Palestine Update 328 Comments Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable The hypocritical comfort with which the international community bypasses responsibility over Israel illegalities in Palestinian territories...

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Palestine Update 327 News snippets What follows is a collection of articles that once more show how tough the occupation is and what hardship means for...