Strict university security at MDU Israel debate
University imposes strict quotas on one of the most controversial and subscribed-to events to take place on campus—the MDU’s Israel debate
Short story: Return to Rafah
Featured prose: Joely Thomas writes a moving short story set in the southern Gaza strip
Israeli Apartheid Week at the University of Manchester
From the 23rd to the 27th of February, Action Palestine is running events, stalls and talks to increase awareness of the conflict in Gaza
Interview: Sir Gerald Kaufman MP
Stalwart of the House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman MP has sat in the House since 1970 as MP for Ardwick and later for Gorton. Charlie Spargo met with him to discuss Palestine, education and Tony Benn
Should we criticise Israel?
Ben Farren criticises Israel as a people, a state, and a force whilst Deepanshi retorts self-defence is an immutable right in the face of terrorism
As Palestinians take the long road…
There is a story and a long road that every student in Palestine goes through to reach university. This challenge is not only academic. Of course, students have to work hard in high school in order to be accepted and then double their efforts in the university as all students in the world must do, but this is only one part of the challenge.
Debate 1: Palestine reaches for statehood, but is it ready?
On 23 September Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and head of the Palestinian Authority, officially submitted a bid to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for Palestine to be recognised as a state and granted full membership of the United Nations. This bid has precisely a zero per cent chance of succeeding. […]
Debate 1: The time for false mediation is over
“With our souls, with our blood, we will defend Palestine,” cry those for whom Western rhetoric has become a rare beacon of hope in the ongoing battle for Palestinian statehood. Tired of the empty rhetoric of Barack Obama and others, and determined to bring an end to this most enduring of conflicts, President of the […]
Israel-Palestine: ‘The time for false mediation is over’
For all of President Obama’s idealistic rhetoric, it falls to our European leaders to take action over the Middle East peace process