Nelson Mandela: from lawyer, activist , liberation fighter, prisoner to leader

Posted on 12th December 2016 by

Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi were both lawyers who revolted against unjust laws. When unjust laws stopped them from achieving a just resolution to the plight of their people they turned themselves into political activists. While Gandhi succeeded in achieving his aims through peaceful methods Mandela went from being a lawyer, to a political activist, to a liberation fighter participating in armed resistance against
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Palestinian Refugees: A Crises of Recognition

Posted on 25th November 2016 by

This paper was presented in April 14 2012 in a conference entitled ‘Palestinian Refugees in the Middle East: realities and prospects’. The conference was sponsored by Aljazeera research centre and the Palestine return centre. ORIGINAL LINK- In this paper I intend to show how International Conventions, UN Resolutions and relevant agreements, that deal with
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The Balfour declaration

Posted on 3rd November 2016 by

The Balfour Declaration was signed on Nov. 2, 1917 by U.K. Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour. The declaration was sent to Lord Rothschild in 1917 and stated the following: Foreign Office November 2nd, 1917 Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure in conveying to you. on behalf of His Majesty’s Government, the following declaration of
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1 minute silence for victims

Posted on 21st October 2016 by

Peace be upon you, 21st October marks  the birth of my Cardiff university blog and it also marks the 50th Anniversary of the Aberfan disaster. On  the 21 October 1966 “a mount of coal waste slid down into a school and houses in the welsh village, killing 144 people, including 116 children.” Wales’ First Minister Carwyn
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