12 Palestinian artists to come to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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Scotland has flexed it’s muscled here big time, through London stopping this through Israeli means, before a newer devolved Scotland now has the power to allow Palestine act’s into our amazing Fringe Festival <Click) The power the 80% of Countries who want to recognise Palestine now is huge, Palestine is bring stopped from being recognised in order for her to be her own Country by Israel, USA and England in the main. I won’t bore you with Country breakdown’s but here is who supports Palestine in our World <Click) Shame on you Countries on that list who abstained or said NO! How dare you! Well I am just happy to live in a Country that can now stand in solidarity with the stood upon! Why, because right now, as I type, London is TRYING to oppress Scotland. They will fail and by 2020 Scotland WILL 100% be a free Country, BUT! Palestine will be free 1st, now who on Earth wants to stop this progress? Well these ones! How dare you! 80% of Humanity just want to recognise Palestine! 1 Book stops them. How dare you!

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It was one of the biggest controversies of last year’s Fringe festival. When it emerged an Israeli theatre company had received funding from its government to stage its show in Scotland there was outcry from those opposed to the country’s policies in the Middle-East.

Now a fund-raising campaign founded by the playwright David Greig that arose out of the storm of protest has unveiled a line up of Palestinian artists paid for by £10,000 in public donations.

Greig set up the crowd funding campaign to provide financial aid for shows and artists, notably from Palestine, who otherwise find it hard to come to the Edinburgh festivals. The initiative, called Welcome to the Fringe, has now unveiled a list of 12 artists supported by the campaign and events at two venues during this year’s festival.

Greig was instrumental in setting up the initiative following the controversy that in 2014 engulfed a show called The City by Incubator Theatre. The company was partially funded by Israel’s Ministry of Culture and a series of cultural figures signed a letter urging the Underbelly venue to reconsider staging the show.

Following a furore and an inability to find a new venue, eventually the show was cancelled.

In the aftermath Greig established the funding initiative “to do something positive” and to aid Palestinian – and other – artists.

The project has been developed through a collaboration between Forest Fringe, London’s Gate Theatre and the Greig, with support from the AM Qattan Foundation and the British Council.

The show resulting from this campaign is Welcome To The Fringe: Palestine, an all-day program of performance at the Forest Fringe on August 23. The playwright said he and the venues involved would now like to make the Welcome to the Fringe Fund a permanent fixture for the festival.

Greig said: “Forest Fringe, Northern Stage, The Gate and I all feel that the Welcome to the Fringe model could work for artists from other countries and groups who can’t share so easily in the Fringe’s open access – Syria? Uganda? Ukraine? “And so we would like to build on the funding success last year by developing a permanent Welcome To The Fringe Fund.”

The artists coming to the Fringe include storyteller, Fidaa Ataa; poet Alice Youssef; stand up comedian Ayman Nahas, two performance artists Farah Saleh and Yazan Eweidat, The Al Shaghaf music group and The Al Harah Theatre company. The centrepiece of the days events will be a performance of a newly devised play called Shakespeare’s Sisters by Al Harah. The performers will be in Edinburgh for a week and will be “buddied” with local fringe performers and on Sunday 23rd they will all perform at Forest Fringe.

Welcome to the Fringe will also show short films, an exhibition of photography from Palestine, and panel discussions. Some of the artists will perform at Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival in Doune. The other event is an evening cabaret show: Here Is The New From Over There by Northern Stage at Summerhall.

In this show Lorne Campbell and Northern Stage will be working with a mixed company of Arab and UK musician actors to make a show based on 25 specially commissioned Twitter feeds from 25 writers from Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Israel. These twitter scripts will be merged with music, video and Traditional Arab storytelling techniques and Facebook feeds from the region to make an “alternative news tapestry, a nightly news show with a difference.”

Last year Greig explained some of his thinking behind the funding campaign.

He said: “It dispirits me knowing that my Palestinian theatre making friends are unable to come here and, it dispirits me to think that Israeli theatre makers who are brave enough to reject their government’s sponsorship, might be unable to come here as well. “In the light of all this, I felt the need to do something positive.”

Greig added: “Palestinian voices must be heard on their own terms. Palestinian theatre makers are massively disadvantaged. “It’s important that, in establishing this fund, we are careful to make sure its disbursement recognises this.”

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A song that somehow transgresses us all, for peace but some dislike. WHY?

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On my sidebar you will see most days I add new songs, just for my own self happiness I guess, once I shared and blogged “Imagine” By John Lennon. A few people said “NO, TAKE THAT SONG DOWN, WHY DON’T WE WANT HEAVEN” And other ridiculous statements, some more in hate than anything else. Lets make it clear John was a very spiritual religious man, this song was written for PEACE. “IMAGINE” In order to have a Utopian Human World where there are no wars, greed, poor, consumerism for the sake of consuming. The message was simple “Join us in Peace”

I will quote:

America’s best-known evangelists—Pat Robertson, Billy Graham, Jim Bakker, and Oral Roberts. In 1972 he had written a desperate letter to Roberts confessing his dependence on drugs and his fear of facing up to “the problems of life.” He expressed regret that he had said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus and enclosed a gift for the Oral Roberts University. After quoting the line “money can’t buy me love” from “Can’t Buy Me Love” he said, “It’s true. The point is this, I want happiness. I don’t want to keep on with drugs. Paul told me once, ‘You made fun of me for taking drugs, but you will regret it in the end.’ Explain to me what Christianity can do for me. Is it phoney? Can He love me? I want out of hell.” John replied simply “Paul, we are in entertainment and in the World’s eye, I believe in MY GOD” 

Now take that into context, even if it is off the mark or not fully true, does it matter? The song was trying to say what? Say I write about now. Why can’t we just have peace, why does War make money, why are Wars made to create money for the rich. Do your research, I will be proven correct. Google “The Rothschilds and Napoleon Bonaparte” way back in 1815 when the Rothschild family falsely claimed Napoleon defeated Wellington shattering the stock markets in Britain that dynasty to still work today, they bought the shares for pennies in the pound on a lie! Today this is still the case, please do research

The Rothschild Conspiracy
http://skeptoid.com/episodes/4311

All aside this song is a song that had a different meaning, it did not intend to say “No heaven” in the way some closed minded people who TO THIS DAY would happily see War with Iran and Palestine controlled for all of time because of ancient text. I don’t, sorry I fail to understand the mindset of a person who would pull us ALL into War because of Religious scripture. When people say “Most Wars are over Religion” There is a stern argument FOR that saying in some context. I will ALWAYS say I stand in solidarity with Palestine, it is VERY EASY for a culture who does not understand the fear of War, as a kid me, my partner and all our friends were at the peril of a War between London and Ireland, we were scared as bombs were going off and London was killing anyone that looked Irish. http://shaunynews.com/2015/03/25/why-i-stand-in-solidarity-with-palestine/ I don’t hate Israel because I know within Israel there are huge numbers AGAINST what Israel do to Palestine, I proved it. http://shaunynews.com/2015/03/09/thousands-of-israelis-rally-against-netanyahu-for-his-genocide-in-palestine/ In Israel there were 10’s of Thousands demonstrating AGAINST their own government for what they do to Palestine, but that proof is STILL not enough for the likes of Joan Rivers away over the pond 10,000 miles away, safe and happy to see my part of the World and more than American’s 5% of Humanity suffer at the hands of a brainwashed generation of people who claim “Palestine can simply walk into Jordan ” Now this was 2,000 years ago, what about today? The World WILL 100000% free Palestine by recognizing her. There will be no War, Palestine will, like my County Scotland who are controlled by London, will soon walk into the a new brave World where there is no oppression. The World is changing and sadly those who live by so called words spoken by a God who stopped talking to us, but did give a man a tablet with 10 rules and tell 4 men the words for a book, use logic, why did God stop speaking to Humans? I rest my case. I don’t hate, if you want to, go right ahead, you will be alone as I don’t hate back, because the World is waking up, slowly, but this old book is becoming old in another sense and many people’s beliefs are about to be shattered in a way they won’t like, same as mine were as a kid scared to walk my high street in-case I was killed by a bomb or a soldier. The same way today London rules Scotland with 1 Politician voted into my land here in Scotland. I am sorry, Arabs and Jews DON’T WANT TO HATE. Look below, see the proof, understand your book is outdated and probably incorrect. I aim to offend nobody, I only aim to open closed minds. Your take Humans. Scottish and English people do not hate each other, we are in Solidarity, together. Think, please. It’s Government control as they fear we will rob them, rob them our own money back.

I will leave you with this conundrum. While many say “Palestinians are savages and ALL are Hamas and evil” Yet “They had a Democratic vote to get Hamas to control” That does NOT add up. So what is the story? We cant in one had condemn an entire people to terrorists then say they were democratic in any way. Know the % of Hamas in Israel is the same TINY % of IRA members that were in Ireland. Knowledge of 2015 will serve you best rather than an old book written by MAN. How can it be the word of God if man wrote it? There were votes and arguments of what was to  go into the Bible, this is why Christianity has branched off into about 2,000 different versions of itself. WAKE UP! APPLY LOGICAL THINKING GUYS

Israel: Tens of Thousands Rally In Tel Aviv Demanding Netanyahu Be Ousted
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BARBARIC ANIMALS. NOT ONE PERSON WHO DOESN'T SEE THIS IS SICK IS EVIL, END OFF!

BARBARIC ANIMALS. NOT ONE PERSON WHO DOESN’T SEE THIS IS SICK IS EVIL, END OFF!

WHEN I TALK TO FRIENDS THEY CAN’T IN THEIR MINDS GO TO THIS IMAGE. AMERICAN I LOVE YOU AS A PEOPLE BUT COME ON!! HOW CAN’T THIS BE POSSIBLE?

WHEN I TALK TO FRIENDS THEY CAN’T IN THEIR MINDS GO TO THIS IMAGE. AMERICAN I LOVE YOU AS A PEOPLE BUT COME ON!! HOW CAN’T THIS BE POSSIBLE?

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Bomb them anyway……

ISRAEL USE HUMAN SHIELDS

ISRAEL USE HUMAN SHIELDS

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Indian and Pakistan Cricketers support Israel

Indian and Pakistan Cricketers support Israel

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THE WORLD HAS SPOKEN

THE WORLD HAS SPOKEN

PICK ONE, WHERE WILL YOUR SOUL GO?

PICK ONE, WHERE WILL YOUR SOUL GO?

BACK PALESTINE

BACK PALESTINE

USA BACK PALESTINE

USA BACK PALESTINE

THE USA BACK PALESTINE IN MANY CASES

THE USA BACK PALESTINE IN MANY CASES

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE

THE WORLD BACKS PALESTINE………….

NOW ISRAELIS HAVE SPOKEN, LOUD AND CLEAR

…………NOW ISRAELIS HAVE SPOKEN, LOUD AND CLEAR

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I don’t hate. Hate me you are ignored, I will speak and follow progress, not 2,000 years ago. Can you “Imagine” If not, go back to sleep!

MORE LOVE, LESS HATE………………..

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The Palestine Conundrum – WAKE UP MORE USA! PLEASE!!!

Portrait of a boy with the flag of Palestine painted on his face

A. People say Palestine should be killed, people say Palestinians should are savages. People say Palestine is bad or wrong, people say Palestine should magically go elsewhere. They are landlocked in 2015, Jordan is a no go, 2,000 years ago maybe.

B. People think Hamas won a DEMOCRATIC ELECTION? 

How can we put A and B together with logic? We can’t guys. Wake up to Logical 2015 thinking, put your hate and bibles away! This is now, this is today. Wake up to LOGIC!  WAKE UP! AMERICA I SEE YOU WAKING UP! 

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Why The USA should vote Bernie Sanders and rejoin humanity – In 1 short video

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So researching one thing brought me to another. This is a guy called Bernie Sanders; he is Bernie Saunders Senator for Vermont. What he says, what he describes is what pretty much what all of Europe and 1st World enjoy as their ‘LIFE’ every single day. This video is 180 seconds, I ask you America to know what he says is my reality, my World, a World YOU are being denied, a World many get angry at as you don’t have, a World your media has brainwashed you into thinking you have. Bernie wants’ FREE HEALTHCARE for every American forever. Now that won’t do his cause any good because big pharmaceutical companies won’t want to lose $ Billions a year, this is a HUGE object to overcome America. Bernie points out “Less money on War, more money on Education and Health and a living wage for ALL” That’s right; you had steak for tea last night? Know the reality, sadly, is most people in your Country can’t afford steak every or any night. Now I know many will be offended but I figured the game out a long time ago America. You are brain washed; you think when people like me, who really are only trying to help, are the bad people. Having a go at America and its people. THIS I HAVE NEVER DONE, but you must first watch this video, 180 seconds of your life, and prove me wrong in all I say. Your Media and Religion have blinded you so much you actually BACK WAR in so many ways it is untrue. We see it over here and most just laugh and walk away, I don’t America, I try to open your eyes. Sadly I can’t, but I won’t stop trying ok. The video below is what I take for granted what the 1st World and some 2nd World Countries just take for granted. I ask what kind of America do you want. Forget Foreign shored, just think you, your kids, your Grandkids, think of all them for not today but for tomorrow and all the tomorrow’s to come.  What do you want for them? Hunger and no healthcare? Or a LIVING WAGE AND FREE HEALTHCARE? FOR ALL!! Again, that very quick video below is my life, I am not boasting, I am just telling you it is my reality as I try to help friends to see what you are missing. Give Bernie Saunders a chance, or watch your Media flatten him into the background. Yup, good old media does that, they did it to my Country Scotland last year, media tricked 5% to vote no, that 5% would have made a yes, this year we made up for it. But America, what exactly do you want? You want to give your money to Israel and not your kids? Race is a huge problem in the USA and because it is your normal you can’t see it. If I was to call anyone ‘B@lack’ over here I would be in a LOT of trouble, labelling people is a bad place to be. Your Cops own and kill you at their word and time and get away with it. Watch the video this guy is offering you, and step back to the World America. One last thing, your President just stopped a War with Iran and has opened America up to allow Palestine to be free, to have it’s own life and not be under Israeli rule!!! THAT IS PROGRESS!!! THAT IS LESS WAR!!! LESS MONEY SPENT ON WAR!! AND LESS AMERICAN LIVES KILLED ALONG WITH OTHERS FROM FOREIGN SHORES!!! YET YOU, AMERICA, DON’T WANT THIS???????????? Why? Ask! Ask yourself. I used capitol letters above not because I am angry or any other emotion, I try only to open your minds and eyes to a new reality, our reality over here and all over the World. Since WWII America has been a total War machine, so much in-fact you missed it. When will you change?  What will make you change? Jade Helm? and other boogie men stories? Wake up friends, please, for the love of God wake up. Or think of only you, your family and forget I shared this 😉

When will the USA learn?

When will the USA learn?

YOU, YES YOU! YOU CAN CHANGE THIS STORY! DO TRY, PLEASE, BEFORE WE ALL DIE 

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In 180 Seconds You Will Be Voting For Bernie Sanders
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USA raise possibility of allowing U.N. vote on Palestinian statehood

President Obama said in an interview published Tuesday that it is a challenge for the U.S. to keep demanding the Palestinians negotiate in good faith on the Mideast peace process without a sign that Israel is doing the same.

President Obama said in an interview published Tuesday that it is a challenge for the U.S. to keep demanding the Palestinians negotiate in good faith on the Mideast peace process without a sign that Israel is doing the same.

For too long now our World has sat back and watched the little guy get stamped on, sometimes for reasons, often for no reason. Libya is one real instance where we seen a man killed live on TV yet are ignorant of what he did for Libya. http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-884508 <Click) Example, we had no damn business going into Libya as the end result of all this seen Al Qaeda rename to ISIS. American owned Al Qaeda came in from the West and took over, released all the Al Qaeda Gaddafi had jailed, I have friends who fled back to Scotland due to this. They were angry, some still are, home gone, family dead, in the name of what? Exactly! There was no reason. Now we have seen recently the World Community come to an understanding with Iran and we have peace, yet Religion and Media scare tactics make one Country’s people want to see Iran destroyed. Over where I live Prince Charles shook hands with Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams. Adams ‘they say’ was IRA but nobody can be 100% sure. But I seen peace with that handshake HERE <Click) Sadly some here want the anger to carry on. The IRA allegedly blew up Prince Charles uncle in Ireland in a boat bombing, Lord Mountbatten, so for Prince Charles who looked at his murdered Uncle as the Grandfather he never had to shake the hand of the man who allegedly was involved in this was a brilliant peace movement. People are VERY QUICK in foreign shores to say “War” or “Blow them up” or whatever, yet these people have never had to live in a brain dead existence in a World with no War or who have been under Terrorism for long periods of their lives, at this time the IRA could have blown up anywhere, we were scared, I remember. So ho many kids like a young Shaun are in Palestine scared? Do you the reader actually understand living under almost tyrannical rule? Well I kinda have and now I see all this peace with Iran and more I see it as a good sign. Sadly, as said, many idiots worldwide who will never understand this want Palestine kept under a rock, enslaved for Religious Biblical reasons dating back a Millennium and more. The World is freeing Palestine let there be no argument here. I was asked by a Palestinian supporting friend who could not look past their bible in this story, you know the type, make excuses for Israel, many use the Mahmoud Ahmadinejad “Israel should be wiped from the map” comment. Do you know this was said in 2005? Yeah, again history gets in the way, people won’t give peace a chance. Now Obama is coming around to the idea of allowing Palestine to be free he will be hated more by an American public, not all but many who are Bible readers who demand War as long as it’s in the Middle East and not in their back yard. How ironic it is ISIS are littered all over the USA. I was asked just today by a Twitter user “Why would homeland security not just kill ISIS in the USA” Now on the face of it a good question, sadly you can’t see ISIS. ISIS are your next door neighbours, work colleagues, bus and train drivers, people you walk past daily. I get the impression American people expect to see ISIS camps appear all over the USA, no it is not like this, this is not the way ISIS will show itself in the United States of America. The World is recognizing Palestine, 2/3 of the World have done so, soon Palestine will be free with no War and peoples Bibles will have failed them. Then what? I say hatred and War. When Religious people get angry they come at you as a friend with the most obvious counter hate attacks they think you can’t see 😀 Honest I get it daily, just a sentence or picture, just trying to get 1 up. We have a saying here “upmanship” meaning trying to be better than another. I laugh to be fair. But Bible Land, wherever you are, Palestine will be free’d, like the Berlin Wall coming down we will see History unfold before us. France have a resolution and they like most of the World want Palestine free for 2015 reasons. Then we will see exactly what a free Palestine does and looks like. We must try

A UN RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PALESTINIAN STATE
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Thousands of Israelis rally against Netanyahu for his Genocide in Palestine

http://shaunynews.com/2015/03/09/thousands-of-israelis-rally-against-netanyahu-for-his-genocide-in-palestine/

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HISTORIC EVENT – Vatican City recognizes ‘The State of Palestine’

http://shaunynews.com/2015/05/28/historic-event-vatican-city-recognizes-the-state-of-palestine/

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Why I stand in #Solidarity with Palestine

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American President Obama took a step toward a tougher line with Israel in an interview released Tuesday, raising the possibility that the U.S. will allow a United Nations vote on issues related to the Palestinians if the two sides make no meaningful movement toward peace.

In an interview with an Israeli television station, Obama noted that his administration has “up until this point” quashed such efforts at the U.N. while insisting that the Israelis and Palestinians must negotiate a resolution. But he said it is a challenge for the U.S. to keep demanding that the Palestinians negotiate in good faith if no one believes the Israelis are doing the same.

“How do we move off what appears right now to be a hopeless situation and move it back towards a hopeful situation?” Obama asked in the interview. “That will require more than just words. That will require some actions. And that’s going to be hard work, though, because right now I think there’s not a lot of confidence in the process.” The comment was the latest sign that Obama has concluded that the U.S. must rethink its stance on the Mideast peace process if it is to maintain credibility in the world. His thinking on the matter was clearly spurred this spring by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stand against Palestinian statehood during his election campaign. Even though Netanyahu has since publicly reversed his position, Obama said in the interview that Israel “as a whole loses credibility” on the point.

“If, in fact, there’s no prospect of an actual peace process, if nobody believes there’s a peace process, then it becomes more difficult to argue with those who are concerned about settlement construction, those who are concerned about the current situation,” Obama said. “It’s more difficult for me to say to them, ‘Be patient and wait because we have a process here’ — because all they need to do is to point to the statements that have been made saying there is no process.” Obama’s critical tone toward Netanyahu, describing him as someone who is “predisposed” to “think perhaps that peace is naive,” appeared to return to the tough language that marked administration statements earlier this spring, around the time of the Israeli election. More recently, the White House had seemed to be trying to mend fences.

The apparent shift in tone seems “hard to understand,” said a Democratic strategist with close ties to the White House. Previous White House criticisms of the prime minister clearly strengthened Netanyahu electorally, he said, speaking on condition of anonymity to avoid alienating White House officials. “These kind of attacks don’t really hurt him. They help him.”

Obama’s veiled threat about Palestinian statehood lands hard at a time when the U.S. and other world powers are in high-stakes negotiations with Iranian officials to limit their country’s nuclear program. Israel deeply opposes the deal on the grounds that it will bolster Iran’s nuclear efforts and its economy and boost its aggression in the Middle East; some of Iran’s leaders have said Israel does not have the right to exist. The deadline for a deal, a major foreign-policy priority for Obama, is at the end of the month, and the president is already gearing up for the difficult sales job ahead of him if an agreement is reached. Congress has demanded a chance to review the deal, a point Obama has ceded, but the deep opposition from Israel could complicate his attempts to gain approval from U.S. lawmakers who ardently support Israel.

In advance of that prospect, Obama recently visited a prominent Washington synagogue to talk about his deep love of Israel. Close advisors and friends have tried to underscore the point, with former senior advisor David Axelrod telling Israeli Channel 2 that Obama feels a deep personal affinity for the Jewish people. And in an interview with the Atlantic magazine last week, Obama also talked about his personal commitment to the security of Israel, and idea he mirrored in the new interview with Channel 2’s Ilana Dayan.

Obama told Dayan that the U.S. assistance to Israel on security, intelligence and military matters “doesn’t go away” because it is part of a “solemn commitment that I’ve made with respect to Israel’s security.” But there may be a “practical consequence” if there are new resolutions introduced in the U.N., he said. The peace process could become a bigger problem for Obama in his complicated ties with Israel, but analysts say he has been trying to simplify that relationship lately by explaining himself directly to the Israeli public.

As he prepares to talk about a possible resolution with Iran over its nuclear deal, said one, Obama’s primary message is about his intent. “He has to persuade the Israeli audience that he is preoccupied with the security of Israel,” said Jon Alterman, head of the Middle East program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. “Did wearing a kippa and speaking in a prominent synagogue do the trick? It certainly reinforced a sense of affinity and reassured some people of the nature of his ties to Israel.”

As he spoke with Dayan, Obama drew his own parallels between the African American experience and the Jewish one. “In my mind, there is a direct line between the Jewish experience, the African American experience, and as a consequence, we have, I hope, a special empathy and a special regard for those who are being mistreated because of the color of their skin or the nature of their faith,” Obama said.

http://newstral.com/en/article/en/989473884/obama-raises-possibility-of-allowing-u-n-vote-on-palestinian-statehood

U.S. Raises Pressure on Israel Over Palestinians

http://www.wsj.com/articles/israel-to-release-frozen-palestinian-tax-funds-1427472744

http://www.usa-news.net/sitio/news-usa.php?id=13-53923&id_sm=1&titulo=obama-raises-possibility-of-allowing-u.n.-vote-on-palestinian-statehood#.VW48X89VhBc

http://www.timesofisrael.com/left-alone-at-un-israel-can-ignore-but-not-avoid-diplomatic-fallout/

for now…

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HISTORIC EVENT – Vatican City recognizes ‘The State of Palestine’

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Well I will be darned. In the space of a month the World stopped War with Iran, although Americans don’t like it. Now we have this, now this is 2 weeks old but I just scanned the wires and this came up. I read some forums and Catholics all over are almost suicidal, some are quoting scripture. So again “VATICAN CITY RECOGNIZES PALESTINE” This is brilliant news, amazing news and where there was death and war we are SLOWLY seeing forms of peace. Prince Charles shook hands with Gerry Adams from Sinn Fein in Ireland. This has been an AMAZING few months where we are actually seeing peace being agreed all over Europe. I am DELIGHTED with this news. Two video’s below, Israel says “This does not promote peace” I ask why? how? This is peace, how can this be counter productive? 135 Countries now recognize Palestine and it will be over 200 by the end of this year. I had a debate with a friend over this a few weeks ago when I said “Europe and the World will free Palestine” they asked me “How can they do that” I replied simply “By recognizing Palestine” My friend told me before this happens that their Christian teachings tell them a “War must happen 1st” Well sorry to disappoint you Religion, but the World IS AND WILL keep recognizing Palestine as many Countries are sick to death of War. America is a War machine and I don’t expect them to stop War any day soon. This is the best news in MANY a year. I want peace, I crave peace, for the World, for my kids, just for humanity. Sadly Religion gets in the way and RELIGION IS COUNTER PRODUCTIVE IN ‘SOME’ QUARTERS! Deal with it, the World is changing now as the Bible told you all. If I have to sit and listen to scripture, just words from some book then you (I call you Religion, I am talking to Religion) must understand the World does not read the same books as you, we want peace! I have had historical issues with genocide, murder, rape and more through family generations ago in Ireland so don’t tell me I don’t understand what Genocide is or what peace should be. This is brilliant, it’s been a good few months. Meanwhile in America, Jade Helm has you, it seems God is shining a light at the World but forgot about the USA, wake up America, the World is changing. My word changed because I wrote about it with all my Scottish Kin, we changed our World, you can too. I talk to anyone in the World here

Vatican : The False Prophet officially recognizes Palestinian Statehood in New Treaty
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Vatican Officially Recognizes The State of Palestine
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects.

The treaty, which concerns the activities of the Catholic Church in Palestinian territory, makes clear that the Holy See has switched its diplomatic recognition from the Palestine Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine. The Vatican had welcomed the decision by the U.N. General Assembly in 2012 to recognize a Palestinian state. But the treaty is the first legal document negotiated between the Holy See and the Palestinian state and constitutes official diplomatic recognition. “Yes, it’s a recognition that the state exists,” said the Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi.

The Israeli foreign ministry said it was “disappointed” by the development. “This move does not promote the peace process and distances the Palestinian leadership from returning to direct and bilateral negotiations,” the ministry said in a text message. “Israel will study the agreement and will consider its steps accordingly.”

The treaty was finalized days before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visits Pope Francis at the Vatican. Abbas is heading to Rome to attend Francis’ canonization Sunday of two new saints from the Holy Land. The Vatican has been referring unofficially to the state of Palestine for at least a year. During Pope Francis’ 2014 visit to the Holy Land, the Vatican’s official program referred to Abbas as the president of the “state of Palestine.” In the Vatican’s latest yearbook, the Palestinian ambassador to the Holy See is listed as representing “Palestine (state of).”

The Vatican’s foreign minister, Monsignor Antoine Camilleri, acknowledged the change in status, given that the treaty was initially inked with the PLO and is now being finalized with the “state of Palestine.” But he said the shift was simply in line with the Holy See’s position. This isn’t the first time that the Vatican under Francis has taken diplomatic moves knowing that it would ruffle feathers: Just last month, Francis referred to the slaughter of Armenians by Turkish Ottomans a century ago as a “genocide,” prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador.

http://rt.com/news/258297-vatican-palestine-state-recognize/

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/vatican-recognises-palestine-as-state-in-treaty-10248198.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/14/world/middleeast/vatican-to-recognize-palestinian-state-in-new-treaty.html?_r=0

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/the-pope/11602987/Vatican-recognises-state-of-Palestine-in-new-treaty.html

for now…

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