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A prophetic word on Gaza from Dr Ralph Wilde

Dr. Ralph Wilde is a member of the Faculty of Laws at University College London. He is currently engaged in an interdisciplinary research project, funded by the European Research Council, on the extraterritorial application of international human rights law, called ‘human rights beyond borders’.

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We have a tool to stop Israel’s war crimes: BDS

We already have the tool “to stop Israel’s war crimes”, says Naomi Klein. It’s “BDS” – that it, it’s the strategy of using ‘Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions’ against Israel. Indeed, she is right. It is a powerful weapon for non-violent change. Even so, a generation of propaganda has made it is almost impossible for Western governments to employ this strategy. I still remember when our local council – Marrickville (in the inner-West of Sydney) –officially adopted BDS in 2011. It caused such an uproar that the

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Hope for Gaza

I’m keen to share the following article by my friend, Dr Chandra Muzaffar. It’s one of the only words of hope that I’ve heard in response to the verdict of the International Criminal Court’s in their case against Israel.

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South Africa seeks justice for Gaza

I’m republishing this post from my friend, Dr Chandra Muzaffar – president of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST). Chandra has been a long-term advocate for Palestine and is one of the best-informed people on the subject that I have ever met. Father Dave

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