Tag: Palestine

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Students meet with Vice Chancellor to ask UEA to “divest from Israeli violence”

According to a press release from  Decolonise Hum UEA, on 21 June students at the University of East Anglia met with Vice Chancellor, Professor David Richardson, “to discuss divestment from companies complicit in Israeli violations of international law”. During the meeting, students asked Prof. Richardson “to divest all capital” currently held in companies promoting “the…

News

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators speak in UEA Square

Hundreds of UEA students and staff protested in support for Palestinians against Israel at the Square on the 25th May at 5pm. Organized by the UEA Arab Society and UEA Palestinian Solidarity Society, speakers shared stories through a microphone in between shouts calling to free Palestine to an audience sat on the steps of the…

Global

Trump peace plan causes unrest

Palestinians have rejected US President Donald Trump’s peace plan, labelling it a “conspiracy”. The plan stated that Jerusalem would remain Israel’s capital, form a Palestinian state, and recognise Israeli sovereignty over settlements in the west bank. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas responded to the plan claiming that Jerusalem was, “not for sale” and, “all our rights…

Global

The Middle East Year in Review

The Middle East has seen tensions rise within the region in 2018. Just when tensions were at an all-time high, the Saudi Arabian dissident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in October. The finger has been pointed at Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Meanwhile, the vicious Yemeni Civil War between…

OldVenue, TV

Review: The Honourable Woman

What does an Oscar-nominated actress, a man with an incredibly posh name, and the Beeb have in common? You won’t guess it, so here’s the answer. They’re all involved in The Honourable Woman, a new eight part drama on BBC Two. Hugo Blick, a man known for his incredibly complicated plots, writes and directs the…

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