Author Archives: Gary Spedding

Open Letter to William Hague: Trading with Israel’s Illegal Settlements

Dear Mr Hague, RE: Trading with Israel’s Illegal Settlements Human rights should be at the forefront of any methodology seeking genuine conflict resolution. We believe the UK governments approach to this should be straightforward and unambiguous. We are deeply frustrated … Continue reading

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The DUP should re-think its anti-peace and anti-Palestinian position

On the 19th of June 2012 DUP MLA’s teamed up with the chair of the odiously anti-Palestinian Northern Ireland Friends of Israel to criticise and attack the cooperatives decision to boycott Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise. A DUP councillor, Peter Martin … Continue reading

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DUPlicitous propaganda: An open letter to David McIlveen DUP, MLA

To the right Honourable David Mcilveen, DUP MLA It was recently brought to the attention of our executive committee that you made comment on the release of an Israeli Defence Forces Soldier, Sgt Gilad Shalit, whom was held captive by … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to David Mcilveen DUP, MLA

To the right Honorable David Mcilveen, DUP MLA Having recently read your statement regarding the release of an Israeli soldier, Sgt Gilad Shalit, from his imprisonment by Hamas, I feel compelled to seek clarification on several issues which have caused … Continue reading

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Israeli Apartheid Week 2012 – Queen’s University Belfast

  This week academic institutions, student societies and human rights focused groups have been taking part in the 8th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week – an event which has now gone global having hit over 100 cities in Europe alone.   … Continue reading

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Khader Adnan – Dying to live

As I write this there is a grave situation that has unfolded during the last 65 days pertaining specifically to one individual who is being held without charge or trial in what is known within the State of Israel as … Continue reading

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Norman Finkelstein UK February Tour Announced!

  The Queens’ University Belfast Politics Society in conjunction with the Queens’ University Palestine Solidarity Society is proud to announce the upcoming United Kingdom Tour for Professor Norman G. Finkelstein. Professor Finkelstein is a controversial yet prolific academic in the … Continue reading

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Supporting the Freedom Waves Flotilla

Press Release 05/11/2011 QUB Palestine Solidarity Society Today we are protesting the attack on the freedom waves flotilla while it sailed in international waters 41 nautical miles from the Gaza strip. It was attacked by the Israeli military and Navy … Continue reading

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