Beautiful Glen Prosen, just north of Kirriemuir

 

13-15 August, Glen Prosen youth hostel / camping in Scottish highlands
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‘Ideas for a Successful Palestine Solidarity Campaign’

 

Provisional timetable:

 

Friday

7.00pm    Israel & Palestine - introductory discussion

  • What is Israel? A settler colonial state? Apartheid? Something worse? Democratic?
  • Is Israel guilty of ethnic cleansing and/or genocide?
  • The US-Israeli relationship – Is Israel still a strategic asset to the USA?
  • Israel/Palestine and the wider drive to war


Saturday
 

 

9.00am     Palestine

  • (How) Can Palestinians ever win their freedom?
  • Palestinian resistance – civil society & the BNC
  • Resistance – Hamas & Hezbollah
  • Palestinian self determination, the ‘two-state solution’, and alternatives.
  • What is the Palestinian Authority?

 

11.00am     Palestine solidarity in Britain

  • What is our role now that Israel is widely seen as a pariah state
  • How do British political formations line up on the issue of Palestine?
  • Does the UK Israel lobby determine UK policy?
  • British Government complicity abroad and repression of solidarity at home
  • The JNF

 

1-2.30 Lunch

2.30pm     Campaigning issues

  • Who are our audience?
  • How do we relate to the Media?
  • Lobbying elected representatives


4.30pm      Reflections on the event so far

 


Sunday   

10.00am   Zionism

  • Zionism from Herzl to Netanyahu
  • The JNF, Histadrut and other Zionist para-Statals
  • Zionism – right & left
  • Zionism & anti-Semitism

12-1 Reflections on the event

1.00pm    END

 

Suggested reading list for those in a hurry!


Israel:  a settler colonial state


Is Israel guilty of ethnic clea
nsing and/or genocide?


The US-Israeli relationship – Is Israel still a strategic asset to the USA?


Palestine solidarity and the wider drive to war


Palestinian resistance – civil society & the BNC


Hamas

Hezbollah


Palestinian self determination, solutions


What is the Palestinian Authority?


Palestine solidarity in Britain: What is our role?

Are we a human rights campaign only?


A peace campaign?


How do British political formations line up on the issue of
Palestine?
 


Does the UK Israel lobby determine UK policy?


The JNF

How do we relate to the Media?

Zionism – before the rise of Hitler

Zionism – right & left

 

Zionism & anti-Semitism

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