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Freedom Theatre UK tour

Performances in:
Birmingham, Colchester, Frome, Glasgow, Halesworth, Hastings, London, Leeds, Manchester & Nottingham.

Booking details here. _____________________

JfJfP comments


24 April: Letter to FIFA about Israeli football

15 April: Letter re Ed Miliband and Israel

11 Jan: Letter to the Guardian in response to Jonathan Freedland on Charlie Hebdo


15 Dec: Chanukah: Celebrating the miracle of holy oil not military power

1 Dec: Executive statement on bill to make Israel the nation state of the Jewish people

25 Nov: Submission to All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

7 Sept: JfJfP Executive statement on Antisemitism

3 Aug: Urgent disclaimer

19 June Statement on the three kidnapped teenagers

25 April: Exec statement on Yarmouk

28 Mar: EJJP letter in support of Dutch pension fund PGGM's decision to divest from Israeli banks

24 Jan: Support for Riba resolution

16 Jan: EJJP lobbies EU in support of the EU Commission Guidelines, Aug 2013–Jan 2014


29 November: JfJfP, with many others, signs a "UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion" letter

November: Press release, letter to the Times and advert in the Independent on the Prawer Plan

September: Briefing note and leaflet on the Prawer Plan

September: JfJfP/EJJP on the EU guidelines with regard to Israel

14th June: JfJfP joins other organisations in protest to BBC

2nd June: A light unto nations? - a leaflet for distribution at the "Closer to Israel" rally in London

24 Jan: Letter re the 1923 San Remo convention

18 Jan: In Support of Bab al-Shams

17 Jan: Letter to Camden New Journal about Veolia

11 Jan: JfJfP supports public letter to President Obama

Comments in 2012 and 2011



c. Developments from the second intifada

in January 2006 to everyone’s surprise, its own included, Hamas won a majority in the Palestinian legislative elections. It was followed by an immediate boycott, not just by Ariel Sharon’s government, but also by the Quartet: the US, EU, Russia and the UN.

Hamas and Peace Financial Times editorial April 21 2008
What Lies Beneath Hamas’ Rhetoric: What the West Needs to Hear Gabrielle Rifkind, March 2006
Samar Assad On the Hamas Government agenda Palestine Center Information Brief No. 132 (21 March 2006)
Alistair Crooke Back to 1967 Prospect Magazine and posted on a-mother-in-Gaza-blogspot on April 06, 2006
Roni Ben Efrat Hamas Encounters Reality Challenge no.97, May – June 2006
Ran HaCohenWhy We Cannot Talk With Hamas April 24, 2006
‘I don’t consider them monsters’ Tom Segev interviews Uri Avnery of Gush Shalom
Graham Usher Hamas Risen Middle East Report 238, spring 2006
Joel Beinen Why Hamas Won and Why Negotiations Must Resume Middle East Report 238, spring 2006

Responses to the crisis with regard to the funding of the Palestinian Authority
(a) Gush Salom have issued A CALL TO EUROPE, published as a special large ad published on 12 April 2006 in both the English and Hebrew edition of Haaretz and in the Jerusalem Post.
(b) EJJP sent a letter to President Jose Manuel Barroso and to Sr Javier Solana High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union on 10th April 2006
(c) The Palestine Soliarity Campaign issued a Call to Reverse EU Starvation Policy 12 April 2006
(d) ‘Crisis in Palestine risks turning into catastrophe as a result of the EU decision to suspend payments to the Palestinian Authority’ , an all-party group of MEPs has warned from Jerusalem… 13th April 2006
(e) PNGO [the Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations’ Network] Statement Regarding Foreign Funding to the Palestinian Authority, 15th April 2006
(f) Online petition ‘condemn[ing] condemn the actions taken by the US, the EU and Israel to exert penal economic pressure upon the Palestinian people’

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