Tag Archive for Middle East

“Inside Syria” by Reese Erlich

Lord Hylton

Prometheus Books – Amherst – NY  pub 2014 – ISBN: 978-1-61614-948-2235 pages + Appendices, Chronology, Notes on Sources, and Index The author is an American journalist, who grew up in California as a politically active student, from a Jewish family, who protested against the Vietnam War. He gives a useful background on Syria since the…

Khalida Jarrar ordered to six months administrative detention

Lord Hylton

Khalida Jarrar , Palestinian leader, parliamentarian and feminist, has been issued a six-month administrative detention order imprisoning her without charge or trial, at the behest of the Israeli military commander in the West Bank, reported Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association – Jarrar’s lawyers – on April 5th.  Take Action – demand freedom for Khalida…

CAABU – have you heard of it?

Lord Hylton

CAABU is the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding.  Never has it been more needed than NOW.  In the Arab Spring, or Uprising, we have seen three Arab dictators overthrown, and major reforms in two Arab monarchies, while in Syria and Iraq the future is uncertain.  CAABU is urgently needed to interpret the Arab world to…

Middle East Rule of Law

Lord Soley

Following my discussion with the High representative of Palestine in the UK and the Emirates Ambassador the post graduate school of law is now well on its way to completion and hopefully will take students from Palestine later this year. I think they are being a little optimistic about starting this year but enthusiasm counts…