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National Park City

It’s a strange concept to talk about a National Park and a city in the same breath. But for some time, there has been an initiative in London to get the city declared a National Park City. I have been … Continue reading

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A one-sided contest

Originally posted on EAPPI UK and Ireland Eyewitness Blog:
By EA Andy, Northern West Bank Muhammad looks at me, exasperated: “Imagine how you would feel if 70 hooligans turned up out of nowhere and started throwing rocks at you and…

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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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