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On Israel-Palestine, resist the temptation to mediate – Hindustan Times

| June 7, 2021

The recent 11-day Israel-Hamas conflict has encouraged some journalists, foreign policy elites, academics and retired diplomats to flag Indias candidacy as a possible mediator. They suggest that as a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause for nearly a century, India has impeccable credentials, and its close relations with Israel and the Palestinians since the 1990s give it both an opportunity and leverage. It is also claimed that the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not only essential for peace in West Asia but would also serve Indias interests.

Edward Said Saw the Future of Israel and Palestine – Foreign Policy

| June 7, 2021

Radicalism is nothing more than understanding the root of a problem. Time and again, the late Palestinian and American thinker Edward Said struck at the self-deceptions, the shortcomings, and the prejudices underlying U.S.

Palestine and the UNs responsibility to protect doctrine – Al Jazeera English

| June 7, 2021

The recent escalation of the conflict in Palestine has emphasised the multiple paradoxes in the decades-long political stalemate in the Middle East, which is unique in the amount and extent of suffering heaped on its peoples. Notable also are the paradoxical levels of external complicity and indifference

Senior figures attack obstruction of ICCs Palestine investigation – The Guardian

| June 7, 2021

More than 50 former foreign ministers, prime ministers and senior international officials, including two British Conservative former ministers, have signed an open letter condemning political interference in efforts by the international criminal court (ICC) to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine. The letter follows moves by the Trump administration to sanction court officials orders that have since been reversed by the Biden administration and is also seen as a rebuke of Boris Johnson, the British prime minister. Johnson said last month that an ICC investigation opened in March gave the impression of being a partial and prejudicial attack on a friend and ally of the UKs, referring to Israel

UN Child Rights Committee urges Israel and Palestine and the entire international Community to bring immediate support to the children in Gaza and…

| May 27, 2021

Geneva (26 May 2021) The Committee on the Rights of the Child joins the declaration of the Secretary General of the United Nations that Israeli & Palestinian leaders have a responsibility beyond the restoration of calm to start a serious dialogue to address the root causes of the conflict.

Hundreds of Amazon employees call for Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy to support Palestine – The Verge

| May 27, 2021

More than 500 Amazon employees have signed an internal letter to Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy calling for the company to acknowledge the plight of the Palestinian people.

Anger over British teachers response to pro-Palestine protests – The Guardian

| May 27, 2021

The recent Middle East conflict has prompted a wave of pro-Palestine protests in British schools and controversy over the staff response, with pupils being accused of antisemitism and one headteacher describing the Palestinian flag as a call to arms.

Hundreds Sprint Through Orland Park In Solidarity With Palestine – Patch.com

| May 27, 2021

ORLAND PARK, IL Hundreds rallied in the parking lot of the Orland Park Prayer Center on Sunday, before heading off on a solidarity run for Palestinian refugees. Although the event was planned months ago, over the past few weeks, air strikes and rocket fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip some of the worst violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories in years changed the tenor of the event almost completely

More Than 500 of the Staffers Who Got Biden Elected Demand That He Defend Palestinian Rights – The Nation

| May 27, 2021

President Joe Biden.

America’s attitude to Palestine and Israel has subtly shifted – The National

| May 27, 2021

In addition to the outbreak of Jewish versus Arab communal violence inside Israel for the first time since the 1940s, one of the few novel features of an otherwise grimly familiar scenario during the Israel-Hamas fighting are the apparent new patterns in American attitudes. The changes are striking and complex.


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