Dr. Craig Considine explores the reasons why the Irish support the Palestinian cause of freedom. Considine focuses on several historical similarities between the history of Ireland and Palestine including themes like settler colonialism, ethnic cleansing, dehumanization, and racial and religious institutionalized bigotry. The talk was given at the River Oaks Islamic Center in Houston, TX…… Continue reading Lecture: Why Do the Irish Support Palestine?
The Jerusalem Post reports that members of the Israeli state are using the recent attack on a French kosher supermarket in Paris to expand West Bank occupation settlements. On Monday, Zahava Gal-On, leader of the Meretz Party, requested Israel’s parliamentary Election Committee to accommodate for Jewish “refugees” by expanding Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. Such an act suggests…… Continue reading Israeli Minister Cynically Takes Advantage of Attacks on French Jews By Expanding West Bank Settlements
The group behind Kinvara’s business boycott of Israeli goods has described the response to the collective move as “overwhelming.” Kinvara (Cinn Mhara, meaning “head of the sea“), a village in County Galway, has become the first community in Ireland to unite against Israel’s military action in Gaza. According to the Irish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (ISPC), Kinvara…… Continue reading Overwhelming Response to Irish Village’s Israeli Goods Boycott
A Dutchman honoured by Israel for hiding a Jewish child during World War Two has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza. Henk Zanoli, 91, wrote to the Israeli embassy in The Hague to say he could no longer hold the honour. He said…… Continue reading Dutchman Who Saved Jewish Girl During Holocaust Returns Medal Because of Israel’s Slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza
An amazing speech on the Day of Rage Saturday August 9 in Dublin. Trevor Hoganis a former rugby forward in Ireland who participated in the Gaza flotilla and has assumed a prominent role in Palestinian solidarity in his country. Here he calls out the “cowardice” of the Irish government and the members of the Israel lobby in…… Continue reading Roaring Speech by Ireland’s Trevor Hogan on Palestinian Solidarity