States of Journalism series: In Western media, the misrepresentation of Palestinians and their ongoing oppression by Israel is normalised. Ahmed Alnaouq writes about the action he took against these practices following his brother's tragic death.
'Germany's Goethe-Institut has scaled down its upcoming event, 'Beyond The Lone Offender,' after participants withdrew just days before over the decision to disinvite Mohammed El-Kurd'.
A service of thanksgiving for journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is to be held at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, on Tuesday 28th June at 11.30am. Doors open at 11am and the service is open to all. Shireen Abu Akleh was a much loved and respected Palestinian journalist. She was killed by Israeli forces in May, as she arrived, wearing a clearly marked press vest, to report on an Israeli incursion in occupied Jenin. Her case has been referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC)'.
'I have rarely felt angrier than when confronted with the realities of the occupation in Palestine, but I have also been inspired by the hope and resilience of the activists I met. I intend to turn both of these feelings into action at home'.
'Europe cannot continue to avoid to assume its responsibilities in Palestine. This avoidance undermines the whole concept of a multilateral rules-based world order. With the case of Shireen Abu Akleh the EU had an opportunity to revert this path. Regretfully, it has exhibited a lack of political will to take any kind of action — and Israel knows that well'.
'A high-level delegation from the European Union, headed by Carl Hallergard, Deputy Managing Director in the Middle East and North Africa Department of the European External Action Service, accompanied by Maria Hadjitheodosiou, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Jordan, visited Baqa’a refugee camp in Jordan on 4 June, where nearly 130,000 registered Palestine refugees live'.
'Thousands of Israeli nationalists, some of them chanting “Death to Arabs,” paraded through the heart of the main Palestinian thoroughfare in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday, in a show of force that risked setting off a new wave of violence in the tense city'.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat