Whatever happens at the UN, the Israeli occupation will continue
Yesterday, TheJournal.ie published an Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign opinion piece (penned by myself) in its op-ed section. Entitled, ‘Whatever happens at the UN, the Israeli occupation will continue’ and detailing the IPSC’s view of the coming Palestinian ‘UN statehood bid’, you can read it (and leave comments) online by clicking here.
EXCERPT: Yet, whatever one’s feelings about this particular initiative, regardless of the outcome at the UN, Israel’s decades old occupation is unlikely to end anytime soon – a fact admitted to by the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland on this site last week, when he stated that if statehood is declared “nothing will change on the ground for ordinary Palestinians”. Indeed, for Palestinians the brutality of the occupation will continue, irrespective of whether the UN decides that they live in the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” or the “State of Palestine”… – Read More.