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A table quiz to raise funds for humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza is taking place in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford, on Thursday February 19 at 9pm.
Professor William Schabas, honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, has been appointed to a new UN Commission of Inquiry charged with investigating purported violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and particularly in the Gaza Strip, since the conflict began on June 13.
By Ebhan Loughlin
I had the remarkable opportunity to travel to Israel and Palestine last week to visit development and human rights organisations which are working for peace in the region.
MOHAMED ALTAWIL could have been another Palestinian youth throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers and tanks, but it was his father who encouraged him to seek a different path.
Two human rights activists from Mayo were aboard an Irish owned boat travelling into Gaza carrying humanitarian aid this week.
A Galway-based company set up to sell Palestinian Fairtrade olive oil in Ireland is supporting a special needs school in Gaza with funds to purchase speech lab equipment.
I avoided doing it for almost 23 years. Most of my male friends did it and I wouldn’t be surprised if a few females were doing it as well.
Mayo Intercultural Action is calling on you to attend a one hour candlelight vigil this evening (Friday January 16) in Market Square, Castlebar, at 6pm to show solidarity with the Palestinian people as they are facing an escalating humanitarian crisis and the ongoing slaughter of Palestinians in the Gaza strip.