Author Archives: Oban Concern for Palestine

About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK

36 days: Palestinian civil society leaders in Israeli detention without charge or trial

In today via amnesty international: In violation of international humanitarian law, two Palestinian civil society leaders have been held in administrative detention in an Israeli prison without charge or trial for 36 days. Khalida Jarrar is a Member of the … Continue reading

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22 June 2017: PSC victory against UK Government: Our right to BDS protected

Dear All Great news from our friends at PSC – Palestine Solidarity Campaign. We hasten to share this with you: “We have some wonderful news. As you know, last week we took the British government to the Royal Courts of … Continue reading

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017: 50 Years of the ‘Six Day War’ – public event in Bern, Switzerland

Dear Friends Allow us to share information about an upcoming event organised by GSP – the Swiss-Palestine Society   The Consequences of 50 Years of the ‘Six Day War’ with Miko Peled and Dr. Yousef T. Jabareen Facilitator: Shirin Dajani, GSP committee member Venue: … Continue reading

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Join in: 50 Days of Action for MAP

15 May – 3 July – 50 Days of Action YOUR opportunity to raise funds for MAP–Medical Aid for Palestinians As most of you will know, Nakba Day on 15 May 2017 began a season of painful commemoration for Palestinians. … Continue reading

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Must-watch talk by Miko Peled, ‘the General’s Son’

Miko Peled: Freedom & Justice: Keys to Peace in Palestine/Israel Syracuse, NY; September 16, 2016 From the Organizers: “Author and Activist Miko Peled, son of an Israeli general and grandson of a signer of the Israeli Declaration of Independence, has … Continue reading

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MAP: Four Gaza hospitals shut down as fuel crisis deepens: Patients’ Lives at risk

Along with MAP–Medical Aid for Palestinians, we are deeply concerned and ‘alarmed that four hospitals in Gaza have been forced to close due to the deepening fuel shortage.’ Fikr Shalltoot, MAP’s Director of Programmes in Gaza, notes: “All patients are … Continue reading

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Addameer’s annual report on human rights violations for 2015

OC4P – Oban Concern for Palestine – take absolutely no pleasure in sharing the information that The Annual Report on Violations of Palestinian Prisoners’ Rights in Israeli Prisons for 2015 is now available online. The report ‘examines the violations committed by … Continue reading

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