Irish media continues to frequently ignore important stories emerging from Palestine-Israel, stories that are vital to context setting and framing during those times when the issue actually does hit international headlines. By ignoring such stories, which expose the true nature of Palestinian life under military occupation and apartheid, the media can only be considered to be complicit via their silence. Therefore the IPSC continues with our new weekly round up of the most important stories that you may have missed if your only source of information is the Irish mainstream media. #1. Israel pressures UN to remove it from a … Continue reading →
Posted March 25, 2015 in Academic Boycott, Academic Freedom, Academics for Palestine, Al Mezan, Analysis, Apartheid, Apartheid Wall, Arms Embargo, BDS, BNC, Boycott, Child deaths, Child Prisoners, Culture, Dublin, Flotilla, Gaza, Human Rights, Jerusalem, Media Bias, National Rights, PACBI, Political Rights, Press releases, Sanctions, Settlements, Settler Violence, The Wall, TWIP, UN, UN Report, War Crimes, Women.
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) is extremely disappointed by today’s statement from An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore, on the situation in Gaza. The Tánaiste’s statement accepts uncritically the official Israeli narrative of events leading up to the beginning of the Israeli attack. Several timeline analyses have shown that it was Israel that broke one lull in violence by killing a 13-year-old child playing football on 8th November, and again on Wednesday 14th violated an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire by extra-judicially assassinating a leading member of Hamas and bombing 20 areas in Gaza in an action it … Continue reading →
Posted November 16, 2012 in Al Mezan, Al-HAq, BDS, Euro Med, Gaza, Human Rights, Irish Government, National Rights, PCHR, Pillar of Cloud, Political Rights, Press releases, Sanctions, Siege of Gaza, Statements, War Crimes.