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States & Genocide

The United Nations Convention on Genocide is far from perfect. It talks about which acts amount to genocide, and who may be victims of genocide, but nothing about the identity of the perpetrators. The word state appears only once, and government not at all.

Graduating in Gaza

Graduating in Gaza

Hello world! This is Aya Iyad Salama, a 21 years old, half Palestinian half Algerian girl, based her whole life in the largest open air prison (Gaza). This year was supposed to be my graduation year from university, as I am studying English translation in Al Azhar...

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Christians and Israel

Christians and Israel

"Outspoken and memorable" In February 2017, Rebecca Ruth Gould, a lecturer at Bristol University was condemned for 'one of the worst cases of holocaust denial' by a former Conservative MP, Eric Pickles. When he left the Commons for the Lords, Theresa May appointed...

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Readers respond to Christians and Israel

Readers respond to Christians and Israel

"poisoning the whole of Western political discourse" Christians and Israel tells a strong story and has received an equally strong welcome (find the article here). Of many comments, here are four from contrasting backgrounds, informed by Christianity, Judaism and...

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