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Istanbul, 9 December: 100 Years since Balfour & Historical Responsibilities

BDS Turkey will cap off its events marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration with an international conference on Saturday, 9 December in Istanbul https://www.facebook.com/events/143332302986230/ BDS Turkey will welcome distinguished scholars Ilan Pappé, Adel Manna and Fikret Başkaya on 9 December for a conference to discuss the Balfour Declaration from …

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Leila Khaled denied entry to Italy

A statement by the Arab Palestinian Democratic Union (UDAP) Today, Tuesday, 28 November 2017, Leila Khaled was stopped at Leonardo da Vinci – Rome Fiumicino Airport. The Palestinian leader was denied entry to Italy and forced to depart on the next flight to Amman. This incident took place following repeated …

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Union launches its new official website, marking #Balfour100

Dr. Fawzi Ismail: We want a media platform for our people and a strong voice to confront the Zionist movement Brussels – The General Secretariat of the Union of Palestinian Communities and Institutions – Europe announced the launch of its official website as it marked the centennial of the infamous …

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Statement on the Balfour Declaration anniversary #Balfour100

One hundred years ago, on this day in November 1917, the British government, through its minister of foreign affairs, Alfred Balfour, made a fateful promise to the Zionist movement to establish a “Jewish homeland in Palestine,” leading to the establishment of the Zionist occupation state on the land of Palestine …

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Palestinians in Europe: Yes to Boycott, No to Normalization

Dr. Fawzi Ismail, president of the Union of Palestinian Communities and Institutions – Europe, issued a stinging critique of the Palestinian Authority and what he referred to as “shops and farms of normalization with the occupation inside occupied Palestine,” in response to the “Women Wage Peace” march supported by the …

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Palestinian women leaders and activists speak in European parliament

Reprinted from Samidoun The European Parliament in Brussels was home to a conference on the role of women in the Palestinian popular struggle on Tuesday, 26 September, featuring Palestinian women actively engaged in the liberation movement: resistance icon Leila Khaled of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Sahar Francis of Addameer Prisoner Support and …

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Festival Ciné-Palestine concludes in Paris

  The Festival Ciné-Palestine concluded its third successful edition in Paris, France on 11 June. The festival began on 2 June and included many events, including screenings of short and full-length films, documentaries, presentations of novels and cultural works and discussions following many presentations. A number of directors and producers from various …

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