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Russell Tribunal on Palestine

Watch: Videos from the Extraordinary Session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine – Israel’s Crimes in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge

Last month the Russell Tribunal on Palestine held an extraordinary session of the Tribunal that looked into Israel’s Crimes (including War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and the Crime of Genocide) during the “Operation Protective Edge” attack on Gaza, as well as third States complicity. During this session, which took place in Brussels on 24th and 25th of September the jury was composed of Michael Mansfield QC, Vandana Shiva, Christiane Hessel, Richard Falk, Ahdaf Soueif, Ken Loach, Paul Laverty, Roger Waters, Ronnie Kasrils, Radhia Nasraoui and Miguel Angel Estrella who listened to testimonies from Paul Behrens, Desmond Travers, David Sheen, Max … Continue reading

Palestine mourns Stephane Hessel

Occupied Palestine, 27 February 2013 — The BDS National Committee (BNC) mourns the tragic loss of our comrade, partner, and dear friend Stephane Hessel. A thoughtful and principled supporter of the global, Palestinian civil society-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Stephane Hessel exuded hope and inspiration. As a co-author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, he deeply appreciated the necessity of advocating for equal rights for all humans, regardless of identity. This and the fact that he is a Holocaust survivor were crucial factors behind his endorsement of BDS despite the high price he had to pay. He … Continue reading

Live Stream: Final Session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine in NYC (6-7th October)

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine is an International People’s Tribunal created in response to the international community’s inaction regarding Israel’s recognized violations of international law. Following the sessions in Barcelona (which focused on EU complicity), London (on Corporate Complicity) and Cape Town (on the crime of Apartheid), the New York Tribunal will go back to the root of the conflict and focus on UN and US responsibility in the denial of the Palestinian right to self-determination. There will be live streams from New York on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October (starting at 3pm Irish Time every day) – use … Continue reading