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Education Under Occupation: No way to treat a child

Originally posted on EAPPI UK and Ireland Eyewitness Blog:
By Margaret, Northern West Bank Several times a week I walk with my team of Ecumenical Accompaniers (EAs) alongside students from the villages of as-Sawiya and al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya for a kilometre…

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Spotlight on the EU arms industry

Originally posted on The QCEA Blog:
QCEA has recently published an information sheet in four languages, providing facts about the EU arms industry. Did you know…? German-made tanks taking part in a military training exercise Photo credit: Bundeswehr-Fotos Creative Commons…

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CETA: always in TTIP’s shadow

Originally posted on The QCEA Blog:
In the wake of the recent TTIP leaks and their fallout, including Francois Hollande’s threat to block those negotiations, there is a risk that discussions at the European Council on the very similar deal…

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The soldier who made the difference?

Originally posted on EAPPI UK and Ireland Eyewitness Blog:
By EA Katherine, Southern West Bank. “I’m 16 years old and preparing for military service,” David* begins. “Should I enlist and be the soldier who makes a difference or should I…

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Corporate power danger shown by EU alcohol ruling

Originally posted on The QCEA Blog:
Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg. Photo: Wikipedia, Creative Commons An EU court has been considering whether European free trade rules will prevent Scottish plans to reduce alcohol-related harm. It is now…

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Looking deeper within: Renewing the EU Internal Security Strategy

Originally posted on The QCEA Blog:
The European Union’s Internal Security Strategy outlines how the EU seeks to address transnational crime and security challenges, which include terrorism and organised crime. The Strategy was agreed by the European Council (heads of…

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Democracy, Voting and Fairness: Take 2

The Election Result The General Election 2015 is over. We’ve had the first few weeks of a new government which is so cock-a-hoop about its victory, it is rushing into all sorts of things that we’d probably wish they weren’t … Continue reading

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