Tag Archive for Palestine

Self-Determination for the Palestinian People

Lord Hylton

I spoke on this in Lord Steel of Aikwood’s debate on 7 June. As far as I know, I’m the only person to make the point that Israelis have long enjoyed full self-determination.  Palestinians have been denied this rightand te large number of Palestinian exiles living in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and elsewhere, have never been…

Good News from Palestine and Bosnia

Lord Hylton

The first stage of the restoration of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem has been completed.  Bethlehem was the birth-place of Jesus, known as the Christ by most of the world, and by Muslims as the Prophet Isa.  The Church was built in the 4th century CE by Saint Helena, the wife and widow of…

School of Law – Abu Dhabi and Palestine

Lord Soley

I am writing this from Abu Dhabi. I came here last Saturday and am returning tomorrow night. My purpose was to establish a post graduate school of law with outreach to Palestine in order to advance the rule of law in the region. Zayed University http://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/ is going to host it as a Masters degree and…

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…