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About walk tall hang loose

Retired academic scientist.

The Kairos Document

Kairos Document A moment of truth A word of faith, hope and love from the heart of Palestinian suffering   Introduction We, a group of Christian Palestinians, after prayer, reflection and an exchange of opinion, cry out from within the … Continue reading

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Partition Plan Map

Map of the UN Plan of Partition with Economic Union for Palestine, November 1947 The blue areas constitute the Jewish State, the pink areas the Arab State. Each is divided into three pieces with neutral crossing points between them. Just … Continue reading

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The State of Israel: founded on lies

Recently, the veteran Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery was called upon to take part in a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel. Having read through the document he said: “I was not impressed. … Continue reading

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Christianity and War

The following splendid diatribe against Christian involvement in war, militarism and the armed forces is taken from the website The author, Laurence M. Vance is a prolific writer on this topic, but I regard this article as his best. … Continue reading

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Palestinian Political Resolutions, Cairo, 17 July 1968

The Palestine Liberation Organization at its meeting in Cairo in July 1968 produced a revised version of the Palestinian National Charter, originally issued in 1964. At the same time the Palestinian National Assembly passed a series of Political Resolutions. These … Continue reading

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PLO Statement on UNSC Resolution 242

The Palestine Liberation Organization issued the following statement rejecting UN Security Council Resolution 242 on the day after it was passed. At the time of writing this post is the only copy of the statement on the internet. I have … Continue reading

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UN Security Council resolutions condemning Israel

A list of United Nations Security Council resolutions directly critical of Israel for violations of U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.N. Charter, the Geneva Conventions, international terrorism, or other violations of international law. Based on an article by Jeremy Hammond … Continue reading

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Paris massacre: thoughts and questions – by Penjihad

This article is copied from website of the American Muslim blogger Penjihad: Well, in spite of my prayers that these murderers should not be Muslims, it soon transpired that they were indeed, Muslim. How does one react to such … Continue reading

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The borders of Palestine

This is a preliminary version of an academic article which, by examining the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict and associated documents, shows that Palestine is entitled to territorial compensation for territory seized by Israel in the 1948-49 war.

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British Government statement on the end of the Palestine Mandate

The British Government issued the following statement when it ended its Mandate to govern Palestine. It gives a very good summary of the aims of the Mandate, its achievements, and the reasons for its eventual failure and the government’s decision … Continue reading

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