Monthly Archives: October 2015

Nothing like an airport

Qalandia checkpoint outside East Jerusalem is a degrading place. The Israeli government’s view is that it is reasonable to check people coming into Jerusalem and that we all consent to going through security at an airport. True, people queue up … Continue reading

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The New Jerusalem

When Israel occupied the West Bank in 1967 this included East Jerusalem with its historical Old City. Yet even though East Jerusalem is recognised by the international community as part of occupied Palestine, any evidence of the ‘Green Line’ (the armistice line between Israel and … Continue reading

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