Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
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Speaking Tour: Kholoud Ajarma on ‘Inheriting Nakba: Four Generations of Palestinian Refugees’ (13 – 20 May)

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To commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is honoured to present Palestinian academic and refugee Kholoud Ajarma. She will speak in the following locations. Cork – Mon 15 May, 7:30pm: The Quay Co-op, 24 Sullivan’s Quay Limerick – Tue 16 May, 8pm: Pery’s Hotel, Glentworth Street Dublin – Wed 17 May, 7:30pm: Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place Derry – Thur 18 May, 7pm: Unison Hall, Clarendon Street Omagh – Fri 19 May, 7:30pm: Omagh Community House, 2 Drumragh Ave Portadown – Sat 20 May, 2:30pm: Drumcree Community Centre, Ashgrove Road Kholoud’s talk, ‘Inheriting Nakba: … Continue reading

Take Action in support of flying Palestinian flag on Dublin City Hall

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On March 30th the ‘Protocol Committee’ of Dublin City Council voted unanimously to fly the Palestinian flag from Dublin’s City Hall between 15 May and early June 2017, in what Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) Chairperson Fatin Al Tamimi called “a heartening gesture of solidarity“. This historic decision was greeted with joy and appreciation by Palestinians in Ireland, in Palestine and in the diaspora. However, the decision has still to be ratified at the next full meeting of Dublin City Council which will be held on Monday 8th May – it is not a sure thing, and your help is needed! … Continue reading

‘A heartening gesture of solidarity’: Decision to fly Palestinian flag over Dublin City Hall welcomed!

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The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) welcomed today’s announcement that Dublin City Hall will fly the Palestinian flag between 15th May and June this year, following a unanimous vote by city councillors on the council’s Protocol Committee.[1] Obviously this move will cause extreme anger amongst the ranks of the small but vocal group of apologists for Israeli Apartheid in this country and DCC will come under a certain amount of pressure and intimidation, and so we are asking our supporters – especially those who live in Dublin – to please contact the Dublin City CEO Owen Keegan, the Lord Mayor of … Continue reading

Who Fears to Speak of ’48? Take action to support Cork academic conference under threat (again!)

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Take action in support of historic ‘International Law & the State of Israel’ academic conference in Cork We would like to bring you news of an important conference entitled ‘International Law & the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility‘ set to take place in Cork between 31st March and 2nd April. We are asking for your support to ensure that this Conference will actually take place, as it is coming under severe pressure from those who would prefer that no critical academic discussion on the nature of the Israeli state, its foundation, its legacy, and its violations of international … Continue reading

IPSC position on Irish government recognition of a Palestinian state

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Introductory note: The following statement, issued on 20th February 2017, outlines the position of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign towards the reported upcoming motion in Dáil Eireann concerning Irish recognition of a Palestinian state. The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) fully supports the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination as guaranteed by UN General Assembly Resolution 3236. This right is the foremost and most fundamental human right of the Palestinian people and it is the basis of the Palestinian national liberation movement. It is an inalienable right of all Palestinians – those in the Occupied Territories, Palestinian citizens of Israel and … Continue reading

Action Item: Write to Minister of State John Halligan urging no collaboration with Apartheid Israel’s education ministry

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The Irish Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan is on an official visit to the Palestine-Israel region at the moment. We are informed that as part of his itinerary he is due to meet Naftali Bennett, the Israeli Minster for Education, to discuss “innovation and education”. Bennett is one of the most reprehensible and racist figures in the current Israeli government, which itself is widely considered to be the most extremist in Israel’s history. The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) believes that such a meeting should not take place, and furthermore, that there should be no cooperation … Continue reading

The Palestine Podcast #17: Lubnah Shomali on ‘Palestinian Refugees & The Right of Return – From the Nakba to today’s refugee crisis’

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The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Click here to view all podcasts. ===== PP#17 – Lubnah Shomali on ‘Palestinian Refugees & The Right of Return – From the Nakba to today’s refugee crisis’ [2016-05-11] – (Download here) INFO: To mark Nakba Day 2016 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign was honoured to present Lubna Shomali from BADIL, Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights. She spoke on Wednesday 11th May in The Academy Plaza Hotel in … Continue reading

In Pictures: Nakba 68 Protest in Dublin

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On Saturday 14th May 2016 the IPSC held a march and ‘Moving Gallery’ to commemorate the Palestinian Nakba. Gathering at St. Stephen’s Green a large crowd marched down Grafton Street, around College Green over O’Connell Bridge and ended near the Jim Larkin statue outside the GPO on O’Connell Street. Protestors carried large photographs from Al Nakba, Palestinian and black mourning flags, and a giant key symbolising the Palestinian right of return to their homeland denied them by the State of Israel for 68 years. You can read the leaflet we handed out by clicking here (PDF). The event commemorated what … Continue reading

Nakba Week: Lubnah Shomali of BADIL speaking tour on Palestinian refugees (9 – 14 May)

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To mark Nakba Day 2016 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is honoured to present a speaking tour featuring Lubna Shomali from BADIL, Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights. She will tour Ireland from Monday 9th to Saturday 14th May. Mon 9: CORK – 7pm, Quay Co-op, 24 Sullivan’s Quay Tue 10: LIMERICK – 7pm, Pery’s Hotel, Glentworth Street Wed 11: DUBLIN – 6.15pm, Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place Fri 13: DERRY – 7pm, UNISON Building, Clarendon Street Sat 14: DUBLIN – Nakba Day March & Moving Gallery Her talk will be a first-hand account of the key issues … Continue reading

Watch: IPSC at ‘Refugees Welcome’ demo in Dublin

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The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign chairperson Martin O’Quigley spoke at Saturday’s ‘Refugees Welcome’ demo in Dublin, demanding that EU governments do more for refugees, address root causes of the crisis and pressure Israeli to implement the ‪Right Of Return‬ for Palestinian refugees. Martin O’Quigley, Chairperson of the Ireland-Palestine Solidairty Campaign spoke at the demonstration in solidarity with refugees and migrants in Dublin on Saturday 12th September 2015. Mr. O’Quigley was invited to speak about the situation facing Palestinian refugees in particular, having been denied their right of return to their homes by Israel for almost seven decades. Many of those fleeing … Continue reading

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