Mar 112014
 
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On the evening of 10 March 2014, Israeli soldiers from the IOF shot and killed Saji Sayel Jarab’a, a 19 year old student from Birzeit University.

Saji Jarab’a is a Media student in his second year at Birzeit University. He was shot while on his way to feed the family’s cattle. However, the IOF forces claimed that he was throwing stones at settlers on the bypass road leading to the illegal settlement Giv’at Asaf near Ramallah.

After being shot his body was seized for an hour before the ambulance could get to him. Now Saji Sayel Jarab’a is the 26th martyr from Birzeit University.

His funeral was held on 11 March 2014, and the body was brought to the University first where mass demonstrations illustrated the student body’s grief.

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Mar 112014
 
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“It can never be business as usual. Israeli universities are an intimate part of the Israeli regime, by active choice. While Palestinians are not able to access universities and schools, Israeli universities produce the research, technology, arguments and leaders for maintaining the occupation.” 

Desmond Tutu, talking shortly before the University of Johannesburg cut ties with Ben Gurion University.

In December 2013, the American Studies Association (ASA) announced its decision to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Justifying their controversial move, the ASA cited, “the documented impact of the Israeli occupation on Palestinian scholars and students” and “the extent to which Israeli institutions of higher education are a party to state policies that violate human rights”.

The Right 2 Education campaign has extensively documented the impact of the occupation on education for Palestinians (find more here [Right 2 Education – Education Under Occupation) and actively supports the academic boycott.

Here’s why.

 

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The Israeli security forces are increasingly dependent on the high-tech advancements coming out of Israeli universities. The government’s ability to fund the army is in decline, as is the number of Israelis willing to be drafted. Technology is essential to fill the breach. On one hand, it facilitates the daily operation of instruments of occupation, such as checkpoints, with fewer soldiers. On the other, it provides Israel’s security industry with new products to export, thus compensating for the lack of government funding.

According to Lisa Taraki, sociologist at Birzeit University, several Israeli universities work closely with the arms industry, including Tel Aviv University, the Technion in Haifa, the Weizman Institute in Rehovot, the Hebrew University and Ben Gurion University. Tel Aviv University, the largest in Israel, enjoys a particularly close relationship with the military and intelligence industries, and takes pride in having conducted numerous research and development projects with the army. The Haifa Technion was involved in the development of the “D9” remote controlled bulldozer, widely deployed in the destruction of Palestinian homes. It also benefited from a five year research partnership, from 2008, with Elbit Systems Ltd. Elbit provides electronic detection devices used in the Israeli Separation Wall in the West Bank, and has also supplied drones to the Israeli army for use in combat in the West Bank and Gaza.

Partners in military policy

Given the increasing privatisation of security roles in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, some small colleges offer entire programs that train students to become security officers. More prestigious institutions are also involved directly with the security sector. Zefat College, a branch of Bar Ilan University, has an exclusive academic program for training members of the Israeli General Security Service (GSS), an organisation with a reputation for using torture as an interrogation technique.

Although it is difficult to chart the correlation between academic research and governmental policy, the case of Haifa University’s Geo-strategy department is a clear example. Arnon Sofer, a prominent member of the department also acts as the head of the Israeli army’s College for National Security. Sofer has been known to boast about the work of the department and its influence on policies regarding the separation wall and the right of return.

Academic institutions become facts on the ground

??????????????????????????Some Israeli institutions have gone one step further in becoming tools of the occupation. Ariel University is perhaps the most striking example, situated in the heart of Ariel, Israel’s largest illegal settlement in the Palestinian territory. The decision to upgrade the institution’s status from a college to a university in 2012 was a clear attempt to solidify the status of the Ariel settlement as a part of Israel on a permanent basis. With cheaper tuition fees and lower entrance requirements, Ariel University is attracting students who may or may not understand their complicity in this illegal enterprise.

Former PM Ariel Sharon commented directly on the growth of the institution saying, “I ascribe great importance to converting the school in Ariel into a university. This is in keeping with government policy, which views strengthening the settlement blocs as one of its primary goals.”

Silence is complicity

Of course, it is not unusual for a state institution to serve state interests. However, when that state has been in an official state of emergency since its inception, enlists around 80% of all Jewish adult males in military service, has invaded and occupied territories in all its neighbouring states and maintains the longest enduring illegal military occupation in the world, the actions of state institutions become complicit in these actions.

The academy in Israel has remained largely silent on the issue of the right to education for Palestinians, despite evidence that awareness of the issue is high. A petition circulated in 2008 demanding academic freedom in the Occupied Palestinian Territories reached 10,000 Israeli academics. Only 407 signed it. It is not merely a case of Israeli academic institutions failing to condemn the catastrophic effect of the occupation on Palestinians’ right to education. The very denial of academic freedom that is imposed on the Palestinian people is supported and entrenched by the negligence of silent Israeli institutions.

The academic and cultural boycott should be a moral obligation for all those who stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and who believe in the universal principles of human rights and the right to education.

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Jan 272014
 
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Students are arrested by the IDF on the spot

The Right 2 Education campaign condemns the recent raid on Al Quds University and supports the statement made by the Ministry of Higher Education declaring this attack to be “part of a continuous and systematic context of violations against the Palestinian institutions in Jerusalem”.

On the morning of the 22nd of January 2014 Israeli soldiers raided Al-Quds university campus in Abu Dis, violating the students’ right to pursue their education without fear of violence. At 9:30am several Israeli armored cars arrived at the university’s main gate and soldiers demanded to check students’ identity cards. A number of the Israeli soldiers started throwing tear gas bombs inside the campus which injured several students and caused damage to university buildings.

Clashes inevitably took place when some students retaliated by throwing stones at the soldiers to defend themselves from the tear gas and rubber bullets. Students and faculty members were stranded in their classes and offices seeking shelter from the heavy clouds of tear gas filling the air which made it unsafe for them to leave. Students and faculty members were encouraged by the university administration to gather in a safe place in order to avoid further injuries.  It took several hours for anyone to be permitted to exit the university campus from the front three gates, as the gates were occupied by Israeli soldiers and the university security was making efforts to keep students out of harm’s way.

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Injured students were taken away on stretchers

Seven students were injured by rubber coated steel bullets as a result of these clashes, with two of those being rushed away to receive treatment.  The other five received treatment at the university’s clinic. Ten more suffered respiratory problems as a result of the effects from the tear gas bombs.  Several buildings also suffered moderate damage. Staff in the IT building were stranded for many hours and eventually had to break the emergency door in order to escape.

Al-Quds University and Abu Dis are the site of frequent raids and attacks by Israeli occupation forces, often leading to closures of the university. Israeli occupation forces also raid the dormitories of the university, arresting and terrorising students.  This is far from an irregular occurrence, with the most recent raid prior to this one occurring in November, a week after after last year’s Right to Education Week, an international campaign intended to raise awareness of the obstacles the Israeli occupation places on Palestinian students’ right to an education, obstacles just like this.
Unfortunately, this recent attack on the 22nd of January injured more students and staff than any previous raids in the recent past, and was even more violent and seemingly unprovoked, proving the unhappy realisation that Israeli violations against Palestinian education are escalating.  With around 100 being reportedly affected this time (rising from 40 affected in November) there is an uneasy feeling that the worst is yet to come.

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Jan 232014
 
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The interrogator told me to say goodbye to my friend Muhannad because he was going to throw me from the third floor. Ala, aged 14, interviewed by Defence for Children International – Palestine.

In the West Bank close to 8000 children as young as five have been arrested and unlawfully detained for crimes such as throwing stones since 2000. 75% of them report physical, mental and verbal abuse during their interrogations and arrests, according to Defence for Children International – Palestine. Regularly they are not informed of their rights and are kept from having a lawyer and/or parent with them whilst they arpic 1e being interrogated. This means that the interrogators are able to extract confessions under extreme duress which are then used to convict them of their crimes. Confessions extracted in this manner are illegal under Article 5 & 11 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In many cases children are beaten whenever they respond with a denial of their charge until they eventually admit their “guilt”.

These interrogations are designed to terrorise. The spread of terror and psychological damage seems to be strategic and intentional. Children who are detained are generally arrested on the way to school or at home in the early hours of the morning. 60% of arrests recorded by the Defence for Children International – Palestine happened between midnight and 5am. This is both unnecessary (they could be summoned to court) and seems to be a tactic specifically designed to remove any notion of control or security within their own homes and communities. It stresses the power the Israeli military have over everyday life in Palestine.

The mental scars that can be left by this treatment are long lasting and destabilising for both parents and children alike. Children who are released from detention centres are prone to anxiety disorders, depression and insomnia. Psychological and societal affects are far reaching: naturally children who are detained begin to do worse in school. A slippery slope begins from their detention. As Nadar Abu Amsha from the East Jerusalem YMCA rehabilitation program puts it, “the purpose is to break the children and make them live in fear and confusion so that they become an inactive and unproductive generation.”

Sahar Abbasi, Head of Women’s Projects for Madaa Silwan Creative Centre, provides an example of how detention affects Palestinian society: “they (Israel) are creating their own enemies by this policy really. During negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Israelis have repeatedly made the argument that there is neither the culture nor the education of peace among the Palestinians and therefore there is no one to talk to.” The Israeli claim that there is no one to talk to is deeply ironic. Firstly, it may be that individuals within Palestine do not accept the definition of “peace” as proposed by the Israeli government. But more importantly, Israel is blocking any possibility for a culture of peace to emerge while it treats the next generation of Palestinians as a criminal underclass.

pic 2The longer the occupation goes on, the longer crucial services like education continue to be disrupted. Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq states, “Israeli occupation threatens the education of new generations of Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) and consequently endangers the future of a people.” Examples from apartheid in South Africa would support this statement: higher crime rates, low economic growth, underdevelopment and low self-esteem within youths are attributed to an education and societal system designed to make black people feel endemically inferior.

Despite struggling uphill against the Israeli’s control of their school age population Palestinians achieve exceptionally high educational standards for a country under crippling occupation. UNICEF have said that, “although seeking an education is arduous for Palestinians and despite the many physical obstacles they face education is still prized by Palestinians.”  Add to this the fact that Palestinians have one of the best literacy rates in the Middle East at 97% and have many of their educated elite travelling all over the world to work in a variety of fields, the achievements are testimony to the drive, determination and willpower of the Palestinian people to succeed, against the odds.

Find out more about the situation for children in Palestine here:

http://972mag.com/watch-where-kids-are-arrested-for-not-having-a-mailbox/85988/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f5tPd3NtF0

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Jan 142014
 
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Before civil war broke out in Syria, the situation for Palestinian refugee school children in the country was already close to breaking point.

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UN schools spill over into playground tents

Nearly 70,000 young Palestinian refugees are registered in just 118 UNRWA schools, the UN agency dealing with refugee affairs. With the number of pupils growing yearly, resources had become severely stretched. Schools were often operating on a double, if not triple, shift in order to cater to the huge number of pupils – with very early starts for the first shift, late nights for the late shift, and exhausted pupils and teachers.

With the outbreak of civil war in March 2011, the situation rapidly deteriorated for Palestinian refugees for a number of reasons. In terms of allegiance, Palestinians were caught in a tight spot, squeezed between staying loyal to a brutal government which had nevertheless supported them historically, and participating in the Syrian population’s rebellion. In terms of security, they also became one of the most vulnerable groups in Syria. To this date, over half have been displaced. Despite Israel bearing responsibility for both the Nakba of 1948 and the occupation of 1967, Israel has offered no safe haven for the twice refugee Palestinians.

Of course, children have been among the worst to suffer. The civil war has disrupted their childhood and denied them their basic right to education.

In September of 2013, the true situation became starkly clear. When the Autumn semester was due to begin again, UNRWA announced that only one third of all students had registered for school. A combination of damage to school buildings and general security fears had led to the closure of 69 of the 118 UNRWA schools, leaving the majority of children without education for the foreseeable future.

Yarmouk camp today

Perhaps the most fraught situation currently is in Yarmouk camp, Damascus, once home to the largest population of Palestinian refugees in Syria. Since 2012, it has been witness to intense fighting causing all but 15% of the population to flee.

Palestinians take part in a solidarity with Palestinian children at Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria

Gazans raise awareness of the plight of Yarmouk’s Palestinian children

Currently, the 20,000 people remaining in the camp have been under siege by pro-Assad forces for over six months. According to the government, Yarmouk is a hot bed of rebel activity. Yet many of those left in the camp are children, women and old people. For the desperate children that remain in the camp, there is no prospect of learning. Most of the 28 schools in Yarmouk have been damaged structurally by sustained shelling and gun fire, and those still standing are acting as shelters for the besieged residents.uration of the seige, no humanitarian aid workers have been granted access and one resident reported that the food shortage meant one small meal a day was the best available. Reports of over 40 deaths from starvation are widespread. Vigils and protests have been held across the West Bank and Gaza, with one Palestinian claiming, ‘If just one Israeli lived in Yarmouk, the siege would be over.’

Despite UN calls for Assad’s forces to allow the evacuation of Yarmouk, the siege continues.

Tragically, it may be years until the right to education for Palestinian refugees in Syria is fully restored.

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Dec 032013
 
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Student societies around the world stood up for the Right 2 Education by hosting events in solidarity with their Palestinian counterparts during 2013′s Right 2 Education week.

The week is a global movement, supported by the Right 2 Education Campaign at Birzeit University, which seeks to highlight and raise awareness of the difficulties accessing education in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Education in Palestine has been subjected to frequent attacks by the institutions of the occupation, despite its recognition as a universal human right. These attacks help to create systemic inequality as future success chances dwindle. Restrictions on movement, restrictions on the importation of goods, and occasions of violence have fuelled an issue which is created, and is solvable, by policymakers.

The international student community spoke with a strong voice in opposing these actions as they organised across Europe and North America. These events coincided with similar ones taking place at Birzeit University.

The first day of the week saw events taking place at The University of Manchester, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, The London School of Economics and Political Science, National University of Ireland (Galway), University of Leeds, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and The University of Edinburgh. Events ranged from film screenings to talks and information stands.

As the week progressed more universities participated and students in Palestine linked up via video messaging to their international colleagues to discuss as ‘face to face’ as possible their situation. Mu’men Iwaidah, a Palestinian volunteer on the campaign, spoke of the importance of such conversations.

Iwaidah explained:

“When talking to solidarity groups from around the world we felt like we were penetrating the occupation’s control over the media. By telling our story we transfer the truth that everyone should know. We defend our right to education, we defend our right to freedom here and in the rest of the world, and we really appreciate the role that international groups play in reaching the truth alongside us.”

 A summary from the international perspective was provided by Brooklyn College’s Students for Justice in Palestine Group. Their statement summed up the views of many international organisers.

It read:

“In light of Right to Education Week 2013, Students for Justice in Palestine at Brooklyn College organized three events last week. On Tuesday Nov 12th, members of SJP and allies expressed solidarity with Palestinians by holding signs and banners in the middle of campus. The response was overwhelmingly positive and BC SJP handed out a ton of literature. Students were excited and asked if they could take pictures with our signs and banners. Many students were surprised and upset to find out Israel is denying Palestinians their universal right to an education based on the fact that they are Palestinian and asked how they could get involved to change this. Our next two events on Wednesday and Thursday, were aimed at exposing US complicity with Israel’s crimes and Israel’s system of apartheid. We saw a lot of new faces at both events and people got a better sense of Israeli apartheid and occupation. As part of the broader Palestine solidarity movement, BC SJP is proud of its efforts to bring the Palestinian narrative to our campus and community. We thank the team of R2EW for allowing us to be part of this year’s campaign and are excited to work with you in the future.”

Right 2 Education week was a huge success and achieved its objectives of raising awareness. The need for a global movement to stand up for the rights of Palestinians is as important now as it has ever been. There is great despair that behind the 8 metre wall encircling what is left of Palestinian land, those who pay the taxes that fund the denial of their rights enjoy them to the fullest extent and with the support of the global superpowers. Convincing the public in the nations around the world of the situation on the ground, against the media’s presentations, is one of the most important ways in tackling this man-made inequality. Right 2 Education Week 2013 played a small but important role in doing so and the campaign will continue to struggle until freedom and equality is reached.

 

Full list of events:

Day 1

Manchester University Action Palestine – Tears of Gaza Film Screening

NTNU Til Palestina – Information stand and photo exhibition

LSE Pal Soc and UN Soc – Talk on education in Pal refugee camps

NUIG Pal Soc – Remember Palestine: Gaza Educational Systems film screening

Leeds Pal Sol – Information stall

Rutgers NB SJP – General meeting with speakers from LEAP and Project Hope

Edinburgh SJP = Checkpoint outside library, weekly meeting.

 

Day 2

Manchester AP – Stunt

Durham FOP – Mock checkpoint, talk from Gazan student

Birmingham Pal Soc – talk on academic boycott

NTNU Til Palestina – Promises film screening

Columbia SJP – ‘the mis-education of settler colonialism: challenging school curricula’

Leeds Pal Sol – Stall, Gazan student talk

Brooklyn College SJP – Stall, flyering, banners

John Jay College SJP – Talk fand Q+A Session

Rutgers SJP – Talk on ‘Zionism and Palestine’

UCL Pal Soc – Stall on campus

University of Wolverhampton VOP – Art exhibition

Brooklyn College Skype

 

Day 3

Manchester Ap – Video link with An Najah University

NTNU TP – photo exhibition

University of British Columbia SPHR – Info stall

Leeds Pal Sol – A Caged Bird’s Song Film Screening

Brooklyn College SJP – Talk on US Complicity

Goldsmiths, UoL Pal and Amnesty – Jerusalem’s East Side Story film screening

University of Wolv VoP – Talk on bringing occupation home

Stay Human London Skype

Birmingham University Skype

University of Manchester Skype

 

Day 4

Birmingham FoP – Info Stall

NTNU Tp – Open meeting and photo exhibit

NUI Galway Pal Sol – Street interview

Leeds Pal Sol – info stall

Brooklyn SJP – Talk

Drew SJP – Talk

UCL – Info stall

Wolves VoP – Letter writing

Leeds Skype

Rutgers Skype

Edinburgh Skype

University of Wolverhampton Skype

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Nov 132013
 
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Day 3 of international #R2Eweek has a lot to offer from all around the world! Events include:

• University of Manchester Action Palestine are teaming up with Voices from Palestine and holding a video link with An Najah University.

• Skype calls are being held all evening with BZU students and University of Leicester Palestinian Solidarity Society, Stay Human, University of Birmingham Friends of Palestine and University of Manchester Action Palestine.

• NTNU Til Palestina are continuing their photo exhibition.

• Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) at University of British Columbia are holding an information stall.

• University of Leeds Palestine Solidarity Group are hosting a social event and a screening of A Caged Bird’s Song

• Students for Justice in Palestine at Brooklyn College are hosting a talk with Josh Ruebner about US complicity with israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestine

• Goldsmiths, University of London Palestine and Amnesty International societies are coming together to screen Jerusalem’s East Side Story

• University of Wolverhampton Voice of Palestine are hosting a talk with guest speakers on bringing the occupation home.

These are all fantastic events, keep up the good work!

In solidarity,

Right 2 Education Team
right2education.bzu@gmail.com

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Nov 132013
 
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It is the second day of Right 2 Education Week! Here at Birzeit University we will be holding an open mic event in which we will hear individual experiences from Palestinain students.

Here’s an overview of the events that will be taking place for #R2Eweek across the world today:

A stunt is being held at Manchester University, U.K.

A mock checkpoint is being constructed by the University of Dunham Friends of Palestine Society, UK. Later in the evening, a Gazan student will be holding a talk about the reality of education in Palestine.

A talk about the ‘case for academic boycott of Israel’ will be held by the University of Birmingham, UK.

Til Palestina will be introducing the Right 2 Education campaign and screening the film ‘Promises’ at NTNU, Norway

A panel will be held by Columbia University SJP called ‘the Miseducation of Settler Colonialism: Challenging School Curricula.’

A stall will be held by University of Leeds Palestine Solidarity Group, UK. This will distribute information about the campaign. Also, Gazan students will be holding a talk.

Screening of ‘Arna’s Children’ will be held by Edinburgh SJP, UK.

There will be a stall, flyering and banners at Brooklyn College, USA.

Josh Ruebner will be holding a discussion and Q&A session for Students for Justice in Palestine at John Jay College, USA.

A talk on “Zionism and Palestine” will be held by Students for Justice in Palestine Rutgers, USA.

UCL Palestine Society will have a stall on campus in London, UK.

Finally, an art exhibition will be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton Voice of Palestine, UK.

Best of luck and please remember to keep us updated by sending your photos and video clips to us!

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Nov 112013
 
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It’s finally here! #R2Eweek has got off with a great start here at BZU, with a talk by Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and the opening of the photo exhibition.

We wish everyone who is participating today the best of luck with their events. These include:

  • Information stalls and film screening of Tears of Gaza at Manchester University Action Palestine, UK
  • Spreading the word at the University of Birmingham Students for Justice in Palestine, UK
  • Information stands and photo exhibitions with Til Palestina at NTNU, Norway
  • A talk at the London School of Economics by the Palestine Society and UN Society on education in Palestinian refugee camps. Featuring first hand perspectives and joint with other University of London colleges.
  • NUIG Galway Ireland Palestine Solidarity Society are holding a film screening of Remember Palestine: Gaza Educational System this evening.
  • Information stalls at Leeds University Union by the Palestine Solidarity Group
  • A general meeting at Rutgers NB Students for Justice in Palestine featuring speakers from LEAP and Project HOPE.
  • Edinburgh Students for Justice in Palestine are holding a mock checkpoint outside their library, alongside their weekly meeting dedicated to #R2Eweek this week

Good luck guys! Your events sound amazing!

Remember to send us photos of how your events are going, use social media to promote them as part of the Right 2 Education Campaign and use the hashtag #R2Eweek!

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Nov 062013
 
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November 6 2013
Birzeit, Occupied Palestinian Territories
 

Student solidarity for Palestinian’s ‘Right to Education’

Student groups around the world are hosting events this month in order to raise awareness of the restrictions on the right to education in Palestine. The student-run Right to Education Campaign, based at Birzeit University in the West Bank, has partnered with university groups to organise global events which will take place during the annual Right to Education Week, from 11-15 November.

Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stipulates that ‘Everyone has the right to education’ but the nature of the military occupation in Palestine intrudes upon this. EPPI reported that in the first half of 2013, 13,064 students were affected by access denial whilst UNICEF identified evidence of Palestinian students being attacked by Israeli settlers in the West Bank.

The events during Right to Education Week will involve specifically tailored lectures, debates, and exhibitions that hope to further discussions on the situation of education in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. A highlight of the week will see discussions between Palestinian students and students from around the world through video messaging.

Faatima Osman, President of The University of Edinburgh’s Students for Justice in Palestine group said they are participating in the week ‘because it is a valuable tool to raise awareness of the plight of Palestinian students.’ Her thoughts were echoed by Sundos Hamad, organiser of the Right to Education campaign at Birzeit university, who said that Right to Education Week shows global solidarity and support.

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Nov 042013
 
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Between 11-15 November we’ll be raising awareness of the Right to Education. Join our facebook event for up to date information about what’s going on where. Please contact us on right2education.bzu@gmail.com to organise your own event.

We’re excited to hear that the following student groups and people of conscience will be hosting events and Right 2 Education weeks around the world:

  1. Til Palestina, NTNU, Norway
  2. University of Glasgow Palestine Society, UK
  3. University of Leeds Palestine Solidarity Group, UK
  4. Students for Justice in Palestine Rutgers, USA
  5. University of Edinburgh Students for Justice in Palestine, UK
  6. University of Birmingham Students for Justice in Palestine, UK
  7. University of Manchester Action Palestine Society, UK
  8. Students for Justice in Palestine at Brooklyn College, USA
  9. Durham University Friends of Palestine, UK
  10. University of Leicester Palestine Solidarity Society, UK
  11. University of East London Palestine Liberation Society, UK
  12. Stanford University Students for Justice in Palestine, USA
  13. University of Liverpool Friends of Palestine, UK
  14. Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine, USA
  15. King’s College London Action Palestine, UK
  16. London School of Economics Palestine Society and United Nations Society, UK
  17. Glasgow Caledonian University Students for Palestinian Rights, UK
  18. Stay Human
  19. University College London Palestine Society, Amnesty International Society and  Stop the War Society, UK
  20. Students for Justice in Palestine Hunter College, USA and LEAP Program, USA
  21. Aberystwyth University Education Society
  22. Keele University Friends of Palestine
  23. University of Westminster Palestinian Solidarity Society
  24. Solidarity for Palestinian Rights at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
  25. Lancaster University Friends of Palestine, UK
  26. Amnesty Studentengroep Nijmegen, Netherlands
  27. Goldsmiths, University of London Palestine Society and Amnesty International Society, UK
  28. National University of Ireland, Galway Palestine Solidarity Society, Ireland
  29. Students for Justice in Palestine, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, USA

Keep up the good work everyone!

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Apr 012014
 

The IOF are leading 11 years students in their way to home after school for investigation in Hebron, with no reasons!!

Article (9) of The International Human-Rights Law:
EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF PERSON. NO ONE SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO ARBITRARY ARREST OR DETENTION. NO ONE SHALL BE DEPRIVED OF HIS LIBERTY EXCEPT ON SUCH GROUNDS AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH PROCEDURES AS ARE ESTABLISHED BY LAW.

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