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Negotiations to end all peace...

Jamal KanjFollowing the historical recognition by the Swedish government, British legislators voted overwhelmingly on a non-binding resolution urging their government to recognise the state of Palestine.

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Israel's attack on Gaza was murder, not war

The South African media has been ablaze this year with the most publicised trial in recent history. Every news report, print media, family conversations and office discussions has carried the name of Oscar Pistorius. The backlash from the public was palpable when respected Judge Masipa found the athlete not guilty of "dolus eventualis" (having an awareness of the likely outcome) but guilty of culpable homicide (killing without intention). Justice Musi and Justice Murray in the case of S v Radebe said: "Intent in the form of dolus eventualis or legal intention, which is present when the perpetrator objectively foresees the possibility of his act causing death and persists regardless of the consequences, suffices to find someone guilty of murder." Pistorius may not have been guilty of murder, but events elsewhere at the same time suggest that the state of Israel should be on trial for the same charge.

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Theft and Creativity - Archives of a Fragmented Nation

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Palestine's story is one of displacement and dispossession - a people who have been dispersed to all corners of the world, and a homeland that has been methodically carved up by settler-colonialism. Today's fragmented geography - of people as well as places - sees pieces of the collective national jigsaw scattered far from their true homes. The archiving of the Palestinian story in all its intricacies thus presents a huge challenge.

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Unsung heroes

Poppy AppealIt's that time of year when British citizens get a chance to come together to mourn the country's human losses and remember those who sacrificed their lives in time of war. Some of those remembered were volunteers but the majority were probably conscripts.

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Could FIFA Suspend Israel?

File photo of Palestinian footballers in GazaNow in the Washington, D.C. area, Kuttab is founder of the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq and also a co-founder of Nonviolence International, which just put out a 45-page report "Report: Israel Hinders Football in Occupied Palestine" with the Palestine Football Association. Kuttab edited the report.

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