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On returning from Palestine – by Omar Robert Hamilton

http://www.madamasr.com/opinion/returning-palestine At the border it is always the same questions. Do you have another name? Do you have another passport? What is your father’s name? What is his father’s name? Have you ever been to Syria? Lebanon? Morocco? What are … Continue reading

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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism – by Harrison Lanigan-Coyte

http://www.moderndiplomacy.eu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=565%3Aconflating-anti-zionism-with-anti-semitism&Itemid=566 Between the 23rd and 27th of February, students and staff at SOAS, University of London took to the ballot box in a school wide referendum which asked “should SOAS join the BDS call for an academic boycott of Israeli … Continue reading

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Five myths about Hamas

Article from the Washington Post by Nathan J. Brown “When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks about Israel’s ground offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, he says that “without action, the price that we would pay would be much greater.” … Continue reading

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Israel cannot win

From Qantara.de “All those whose opinions differ from the prevailing view are considered saboteurs. In this guest commentary, the Israeli writer Etgar Keret describes how the thought police are dominating his homeland and explains why the problems Israel faces cannot … Continue reading

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Under occupation

From YourMiddleEast: A moving letter from a blind psychologist living in Palestine (The Occupied Territories) and how she experiences passing through the checkpoints of the Israeli army: “Upon arrival at the occupier’s terminal, my bra decided to beep. As if … Continue reading

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