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Resolving the Israel-Palestine Conflict: What we can learn from Gandhi – by Norman G. Finkelstein

The following article was delivered as the Tans Lecture, Maastricht University, Netherlands on 13th November 2008. The numbers in brackets mark footnotes. “This lecture will divide into three parts.  First, I will lay out the terms of the international consensus for resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict.  Second, I will sketch Gandhi’s doctrine of nonviolent civil resistance.  […]

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Statement on Gaza

It is with dismay that we have observed the recent events in Gaza and join the international calls for the ending of violence and the sustaining of a ceasefire so that the resumption of dialogue is made possible. The UN should lead an independent enquiry into the human rights issues this conflict has raised and […]

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The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence and India’s Future – by Martha C. Nussbaum

The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence and India’s Future Martha C. Nussbaum Belknap Press of Harvard University Press pp403 29.95 euros Martha C. Nussbaum is Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago. She worked for eight years (1985-93) with the Research Project of the UN World Institute for Development in Helsinki, focusing […]

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