The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, in association with Students for Justice in Palestine and United Against Racism organised a solidarity vigil to protest the imprisonment of Ahed Tamimi and all Palestinian child prisoners outside the gates of the Dail (Irish Parliament) at lunchtime on Thursday 25th January 2018. The protest was well attended with many members of the Irish parliament attending including TDs Dessie Ellis, Maureen O’Sullivan, Pat Buckley, Richard Boyd Barret, Gino Kenny, Paul Murphy, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Maurice Quinlivan, John Brady and Joan Collins, and Senators David Norris, Padraig MacLochlainn, Alice Mary Higgins, Niall Ó Donnghaile and Grace O’Sullivan. … Continue reading →
Posted January 25, 2018 in Addameer, Apartheid, Child deaths, Child Prisoners, Defence for Children International, Dublin, Egypt, Event Report, Human Rights, National Rights, Photos, Political Rights, Press releases, Prisoners, Protest, Sanctions, UN, UNICEF, UNOCHA, UNRWA, War Crimes.
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 will be presenting a 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. Amnesty International released its Annual Report 2014/15 … Continue reading →
Posted February 27, 2015 in Amnesty, Apartheid, Gaza, Human Rights, Impunity, Jerusalem, Media Bias, PCHR, Press releases, Prisoners, Settlements, Settler Violence, Siege of Gaza, TWIP, UNICEF, War Crimes, West Bank.
The IPSC deplores the brutal murder of the three young Israeli citizens whose remains were found on Monday near Hebron and the apparent ‘revenge’ murder of a Palestinian teenager reportedly carried out by Israeli extremists early Wednesday. Equally the IPSC deplores the deaths of all civilians killed in this conflict of unequals, including the six civilians killed by Israeli occupation forces since the Israeli teenagers were kidnapped. The IPSC is concerned that the unjustifiable killings of the three Israelis will be used to justify further killings, destruction and illegal settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT) by the Israeli … Continue reading →
Posted July 2, 2014 in Addameer, Amnesty, Apartheid, B'Tselem, Briefing Paper, Child deaths, Child Prisoners, Defence for Children International, Ethnic Cleansing, Human Rights, Internment, Irish Times, Jerusalem, Media Bias, National Rights, PCHR, Political Rights, Press releases, Prisoners, Settlements, Settler Violence, Siege of Gaza, The Media, UN, UNICEF, UNOCHA, War Crimes, West Bank.