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Palestine Book Awards 2012 - Winners

Palestine Book Awards 2012 - WinnersPRESS RELEASE


The Middle East Monitor are pleased to announce that Jen Marlowe and Sami Al-Jundi have been awarded the Palestine Book Award 2012 for their book The Hour of Sunlight published by Nation Books.

The Academic Award has been won by Sara Roy for her book Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector published by Princeton University Press.


Palestine Book Awards short-list announced

Palestine Book Awards short-list announcedPress Release

03 September 2012

The Middle East Monitor is pleased to announce the shortlist of finalists for the inaugural MEMO Palestine Book Awards.

The panel of judges included Victoria Brittain (Former associate foreign editor of the Guardian and author); Ibrahim Darwish (Palestinian academic); Revd Canon Garth Hewitt (Canon of St George's Cathedral in Jerusalem); Dr Phyllis Starkey (Former Member of Parliament); and Dr Hanan Chehata (Former Press Officer of the Middle East Monitor).


Raed Salah wins appeal against deportation

Raed Salah wins appeal against deportationPRESS RELEASE

Faith in British Justice Rewarded

07 April 2012

Palestinian community leader Raed Salah today won his appeal against the British government's attempts to deport him from the United Kingdom. More than 2 months since the latest of a number of legal hearings, the Vice President of the Upper Immigration Tribunal has ruled that "the Secretary of State's decision... appears to have been entirely unnecessary" and that Sheikh Raed's appeal against the deportation order "succeeds on all grounds".


On the first anniversary of the Tunisian revolution

On the first anniversary of the Tunisian revolutionPress Release

10 January 2011

Arab intellectuals and politicians prepare to launch the Sharq Forum
With the approach of the first anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, Arab scholars and politicians are preparing to launch from the Tunisian capital, Tunis, a new initiative called the Sharq Forum.

The Forum is an independent global institution designed to implant the values of engagement, dialogue and democracy in Arab countries; and contribute to building a stable political future with economic prosperity. It seeks to nurture political consciousness, exchange of expertise, set out priorities, and bolster understanding and collaboration between the Arab world and its environs.