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Is the method of popular resistance sufficient to overcome the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem? Are further means necessary to change the status quo? Palestinian activist Tamara Tamimi reflects for Alsharq on these questions.
I have been recently invited by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation to participate in a fishbowl discussion at the World Social Forum in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop was entitled “Revolution or Evolution?
In light of the celebration of the world commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Israeli occupation vampires attacked last night the central office of the Union of Palestinian Women Committees in Ramallah, the city that was handed over to the Palestinian Authority, where they messed up with the contents of the office disks, files, cameras, posters and shirts related to women’s rights and took some of them.
The Alternative Information Center (AIC) will receive the 2012 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic today, Monday 10 December at 18.00. The ceremony will take place at the French Ministry of Justice in Place Vendôme, Paris.Official guests of the AIC at the award ceremony include Hailal Sahom, Palestinian Ambassador to France and Elias Sanbar, the Palestinian Ambassador to UNESCO.
On December 10, 2012, French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will award the 2012 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”, to five NGOs that have displayed prominent and exceptional work undertaken in France or abroad. The prize, in the form of a €75,000 grant will be distributed to international individual or collaborative works that focus on one of two themes: the fight against impunity, or economic and social rights and sustainable development.