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Israel & Palestine
By:Mazin Qumsiyeh, Bahrain
Date: Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:31 pm

Reminder: schedule of my public lectures in the UK 24 October to 3 November

This is a school in Beit Taamar that has been demolished by
the Israeli occupation the day before it opened. Students went to a
demolished school but volunteers quickly rebuilt the school at night. The
Palestine Museum of Natural History donated some school supplies and will
partner with the school.

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2017: …. 120 years since the First Zionist Congress and the founding of
the World Zionist Organization (Basle, 1897); 100 years since the British
government`s “Balfour Declaration” (1917); 85 years since the League of
Nations adopted the Stimson Doctrine, recognizing occupation, colonization
and population transfer as violations of international law (1932); 75 years
since the first explicit codification of population transfer as an
international crime (January and October 1942); 70 years since the UN
General Assembly’s partition resolution 181, and Zionist forces’
implementation of their village-massacre and terror campaign in Palestine
(November 1947)… more here

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Mazin Qumsiyeh
A bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home
Professor and (volunteer) Director
Palestine Museum of Natural History
Palestine Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability
Bethlehem University
Occupied Palestine
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