Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Escalation in the Israeli Assault on the Gaza Strip and the Upcoming Palestinian Bid at the UN: The Role of Human Rights and the Palestinian Refugee in the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Process


Escalation in the Israeli Assault on the Gaza Strip and the Upcoming Palestinian Bid at the UN:
The Role of Human Rights and the Palestinian Refugee in the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Process
By: Katie Huerter

The first step in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process must be restoring Palestinians’ basic, fundamental human rights under international law in order for any debate between a one-state or two-state can proceed.  In particular, the following four human rights must be secured and honored including; the right to self-determination, the right of return and compensation, freedom from the illegal Israeli occupation, and the right to equality under the law.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Here is the list of Protests Against the Israeli Invasion of Gaza Happening All Around the World - Please Check to See Where and When Your City's Protest Is Scheduled

(Compiled by Mondoweiss)

THURSDAY, 15 Nov

Alexandria (Egypt) | Qaid Ibrahim, 12:00 p.m.

Amsterdam (Holland) | Zuidelijke Wandelweg 41, 6:45 p.m. [link]

Ann Arbor (USA) | Campus Diag, in front of Hatcher Graduate Library, 3:00 p.m. [link]

Austin (USA) | I-35 and 12th Street (overpass), 2:00 p.m. [link]

Atlanta (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 4 p.m. [link]

Beirut (Lebanon) | Cola, 10:00 a.m.

Belfast (Ireland) | City Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Boston (USA) | 4:30 p.m., Copley Square [link]

Bradford (UK) | 4.30 p.m. [link]

Brighton (UK) | Outside EcoStream HQ, 12:00 p.m. [twitter]

Brighton (UK) | Victoria Gardens, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Cairo (Egypt) | Omar Makram, 12:30 p.m.

Cairo (Egypt) | Arab League, 4:00 p.m.

Chicago (USA) | Outside Obama HQ, 130 E Randolph Street, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Cork (Ireland) | Daunt square 6:00 p.m. [link]

Dublin (Ireland) | Israeli Embassy, 5:30 p.m.

Durham (UK) | Market sq, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Florence (Italy) | Piazza della Repubblica (flash mob), 6:00 p.m. [link]

George Mason University (USA) | The North Plaza, 1:30 p.m. [link]

Glasgow (Scotland) | Ahl al Bayt Centre, 6 p.m. [link]

Haifa (Palestine) | Karma House, 7:00 p.m. [link]

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Few Words of Inspiration...

Love with every fiber of your being
Believe in a love that fills the depths of your soul 
Find Joy, Find Grace, Find Hope... Live 
You are here to be a part of something much bigger than yourself… 
There is goodness in your heart and courage deep down in your soul 
We all matter