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We cannot keep ignoring the endless occupation of Palestine

May 2, 2018

A capacity crowd attended the Rights under Endless Occupation: Israel/Palestine Discussion at Knox Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening, 26 April 2018. In her introduction, Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason stated: This discussion is particularly timely, taking place as it is against a backdrop of the continued use of firearms, including live ammunition, by Israeli security forces against mostly […]

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The Forgotten War: A year since Gaza

July 3, 2015

Writers from Haaretz analyze relations between Israel and Gaza on the anniversary of Operation Protective Edge in ‘The Forgotten War: A year since Gaza’ (Haaretz, 2 July 2015) . “One year after Operation Protective Edge, Haaretz sends its top writers to examine what has changed since the 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas, and to ask whether – or when […]

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From the killing fields of Flanders to the recurrent Israeli attacks on Gaza: A century later, WWI continues to echo in the Middle East

October 10, 2014

Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary during WWI.

It is a poignant reminder of the fact that while WWI was fought mostly in Europe, it had profound consequences around the globe, and its effects still shape today’s world, particularly in the Middle East.

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