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EU-parliament majority for a Palestinian state

The European Parliament voted today to support Palestinian statehood in principle in a compromise motion. After talks between the main European parties, the motion stated: “(The European Parliament) supports in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution, and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced.”

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Labour challenge Netanyahu in the coming Israeli elections

Uri Avnery

December 13, 2014

-ISRAELIS fed up with Netanyahu

Uri Avnery

December 6, 2014

Belgium tries to have EU recognize Palestine

A number of EU member countries are searching for recognition of Palestina as a new way of balancing the assymetric negotiating positions of Israel and the Palestinian Administration.

The Belgian federal parliament is expected to vote on a draft motion asking the Belgian government to recognise Palestine at a future point. It is legally non-binding and doesn’t indicate a deadline.

Avnery on how Israeli police shot and killed a young Palestinian

Uri Avnery

November 15, 2014

UN report: Palestinian children tortured, used as shields by Israel

September 6, 2014 By Tarek Sarad

A United Nations human rights body accused Israeli forces on Thursday of mistreating Palestinian children, including by torturing those in custody and using others as human shields.

PLO's Hanan Ashrawi: 'Deliberate Massacre' in Gaza

Uri Avnery on the war on Gaza

Son of Death

23/08/14

Appell mot IS på Torgalmenningen

Appell på Torgalmenningen

Lørdag 23 august 2014 kl 1600

“Operation Protective Edge”: Is Israel Planning Gaza’s “Final Solution”?

By Felicity Arbuthnot

Yet another massive assault on Palestine is underway, where, of course, according to the Balfour Declaration, the Jewish population are guests not occupiers since: “ …the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of (this) it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine …” (1.)

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