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Leon Rosselson, letter to the Guardian, 28 July 2014

“Before the current round of violence, the West Bank had been relatively quiet for years,” writes Jonathan Freedland (Israel’s fears are real, but this war is utterly self-defeating, 26 July). According to B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights centre, 90 West Bank Palestinians were killed, 16 of them children, by the IDF or by settlers between January 2009 and May 2014. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, there have been 2,100 settler attacks since 2006, involving beatings, shootings, vandalising schools, homes, mosques, churches and destroying olive groves. According to Amnesty International, between January 2011 and December 2013, Israeli violence resulted in injuries to 1,500 Palestinian children. “Relatively quiet” for whom?
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FFIPP Programs in Palestine/Israel

Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

For up to date details go to the FFIPP website.

Here are details of 2013 tours being organised by FFIPP-USA

We are now accepting applications for:
* FFIPP Academic Delegation to Gaza, June 3 to June 12, 2013.
* FFIPP Summer 2013 Internship for Human Rights and Just Peace in Palestine/Israel, June 1 to July 7,2013.
* FFIPP Educational Tour of the West Bank/Israel, June 1 to June 6, 2013.
FFIPP-I Summer 2013 Academic Delegation to Gaza
Co-sponsors: FFIPP-International and the Gaza Community Mental Health Program, GCMHP

 

Dates: June 3 to June 12, 2013


 

For faculty and students from around the globe.
The Delegation will be hosted by the  Gaza Community Mental Health Program, GCMHP
Faculty and Students for Israeli-Palestinian Peace-International, FFIPP-I, is now accepting applications for its summer educational delegation to the Gaza Strip, Palestine. This unique program offers an intimate, intensive, and experiential education on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and its people’s struggle for freedom and justice.
The delegation consists of 9 busy days of traveling around Gaza and meeting with leaders from grassroots organizations, research centers, and human rights organizations. Meetings may include the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, the Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations Network, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, the YMCA, the Bader Society for Community Development, the Women’s Affairs Center, and faculty and students from Islamic University of Gaza, Al-Azhar University – Gaza, Al-Quds Open University and University College of Applied Sciences
 
Due to the constantly changing and, at times, risky conditions in Gaza, only applicants with demonstrated maturity, flexibility, high motivation, and understanding of the situation in Gaza will be considered.

 

Cost: Faculty:  $1200; Students: $800. Airfare, food and other living expenses are NOT covered by FFIPP-I.
Deadline to Apply  : May 3, 2013

 


For more information visit http://www.ffipp.org/delegations/ , email us at info@ffipp.org or call us at 413-992-7355
FFIPP-I Summer 2013 Internship for Human Rights and Just Peace in Palestine/Israel

 

Dates: June 1 – July 7, 2013

 

For college and university students from around the globe.

 

Intensive, on the ground, eye opening learning experience about the conflict in Palestine/Israel and the struggle for human rights, justice, and peace.
The program includes a week-long orientation course and one month of volunteer work in Palestinian and Israeli grassroots organizations, research centers, universities, and human rights organizations.
Photo caption: Interns visit to the remains of the 48 village of Al Birwe
FFIPP-I Summer 2013 Educational Tour to the Occupied West Bank/Israel

 

Dates: June 1 – June 6, 2013
For faculty and students from around the globe.
Participate on a daily basis or for a whole tour of 7 days. The precise itinerary will be determined at a later date and will be similar to previous educational tours.
Cost:  $175 per day.
FFIPP will provide transportation, guides, lodging, and arrange all meetings. Airfare and food are NOT covered by FFIPP.

 

FFIPP-USA is educating the academic community in North America about the situation and the possibilities for a just peace in Palestine/Israel by conducting internship programs and educational tours in Palestine/Israel for international faculty and students, as well as educational events on U.S. campuses. FFIPP-USA educational activities are rooted in a universal human ethic and the belief that students can learn best about Palestine/Israel from their own experiences of living and doing volunteer work in grassroots organizations, human rights and research centers in Palestine/Israel.
Donate  FFIPP-USA is a non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization
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