Hanin Abou Salem

Hanin Abou Salem

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Palestine Party for Palestinian Refugees

Posted on 27 May 2019 by Hanin Abou Salem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PhD Researcher at Cardiff University launches new Political Party to defend Palestinian Refugees from Trumps Deal of the Century Cardiff, UK, 26 May 2019 Palestinian PhD researcher Hanin Abou Salem launches the Palestine Party for Palestinian Refugees to defend Palestinian Refugees from President Donald Trump’s Deal of the Century which seeks to strip Palestinians
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Al Nakbah and the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

Posted on 24 May 2019 by Hanin Abou Salem

By Hanin Abou Salem  Note to reader: This article was written on 6 May 2019. Instead of being published as an article on Al Nakbah day it was used as a brief for local journalists on Al Nakbah day. Several extracts were taken from my phd dissertation. In 1998 the President of the Palestinian National Authority Yasser Arafat
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Why is Netanyahu trying to disband the UNRWA?

Posted on 29 June 2017 by Hanin Abou Salem

Netanyahu wants to dismantle the UNRWA because the agency keeps Palestinian’s right to return to their homeland alive. By Hanin Abou Salem Hanin Abou Salem is a political analyst and researcher. On June 11, 2017, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the dismantling of the UN agency that aids millions of Palestinian refugees,
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The quest for justice

Posted on 19 June 2017 by Hanin Abou Salem

Thursday, 19 April 2012 01:00 The quest for justice (The Morning Post) by Jeremy Corbyn https://www.prc.org.uk/portal/index.php/publications/articles/2418- Tuesday was Palestinian Prisoners’ Day and to acknowledge this 1,200 Palestinian prisoners started an open-ended mass hunger strike in Israeli jails. They were joining 10 inmates who had begun their hunger strike over 40 days earlier in protest at
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Nelson Mandela: from lawyer, activist , liberation fighter, prisoner to leader

Posted on 12 December 2016 by Hanin Abou Salem

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 25 November 2016 by Hanin Abou Salem

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- http://studies.aljazeera.net/en/reports/2012/05/20125793350650629.html 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 3 November 2016 by Hanin Abou Salem

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 21 October 2016 by Hanin Abou Salem

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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