Hope must lie with the children of Israel/Palestine

Hope must lie with the children of Israel/Palestine: Professor Padraig O’Malley talk at Queen’s University Belfastby Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation21 October 2015 Professor Padraig O’Malley gave a bleak prognosis of the Israel/Palestine peace negotiations, calling the two-state proposal ‘delusional’. At an event hosted by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and... Continue Reading →

Attacking democracy from within – Israel

I was troubled to read The Economist article on Hanin Zoabi, an Arab member of Israel's parliament, being attacked inside the Knesset by another female parliamentarian, Anastassia Michaeli. Not Israel's finest hour for parliamentary democracy: After Michaeli was physically removed, Zoabi was allowed to continue. She was to speak for only one minute, but because of the constant... Continue Reading →

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