HOPE continues humanitarian mission at 4th annual banquet

Posted by Nick Meyer on April 16, 2011 in News Clips

DEARBORN  —  As airstrikes on the blockaded Gaza Strip have continued and general civilian populations in Palestine have continued to suffer under an internationally-condemned occupation, the need for humanitarian aid has remained high to say the least.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn's Humanitarian Organization for Palestinian Equality (HOPE) in recognition of this need held its 4th annual "United for Freedom" banquet at The Dearborn Inn in  support of Palestinian civilians on Friday, April 8 as a large crowd raised money for the United Palestinian Appeal organization.  Proceeds from the night were expected to go to the Samouni Community Center and Classroom...

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Matthew Hoh, Lara Friedman, Jim Rosapepe

Posted on April 08, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air date: 4/7/2011 Matthew Hoh, Director, Afghan Study Group, Center for International Policy; Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now; Jim Rosapepe, Maryland state Senator.
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James Zogby and Arab Voices on “The Diane Rehm Show”

Posted by WAMU on April 07, 2011 in News Clips

James Zogby joined Host Diane Rehm, guests Aaron David Miller and Greg Myre for a discussion on the affect of the Middle East uprisings on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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On the so-called Goldstone “Retraction”

Posted by on April 05, 2011 in Blog
If I can put Goldstone’s “reconsideration” into my own blunt words, it would sound something like this: while Israel’s lengthy and nontransparent investigations raise concerns, their conclusions about the cause of civilian deaths would have nevertheless been taken into account and probably influenced our report if Israel had cooperated with our investigation.
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Jonathan Tobin & Netanyahu’s “Peace Moves”

Posted by on March 30, 2011 in Blog
That people like Tobin still have the audacity, after all of this evidence, to claim that Netanyahu was making “peace moves” which were met with Palestinian rejectionism is truly remarkable.
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President Obama Addresses The Nation on Libya

Posted by on March 29, 2011 in Blog
Last night, President Barack Obama delivered a 20-something minute speech explaining US engagement in Libya. The general framework of his speech was to outline why his policy on Libya was the correct approach, responding to criticism from both directions, from those who thought we should be doing more and those who thought the US should not get involved at all.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Ellen Laipson, Jim O’Sullivan

Posted on March 25, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: 3/24/2011 Ellen Laipson, President and CEO of the Henry L. Stimson Center; Jim O'Sullivan Chief Analyst for the National Journal Daily.
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Remembering Rachel Corrie

Posted by on March 16, 2011 in Blog
Rachel was a 23 year old American activist who was moved into action by the assault on the humanity of Palestinians living under occupation. Her eloquent, thoughtful, and moving writings have brought her back to life for many of us who never had the privilege of knowing her.
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“Miral” Makes a Splash at the UN

Posted by on March 16, 2011 in Blog
Despite the furor, the Monday night screening of Miral didn’t only proceed as planned, but was attended by such celebrities as Robert De Niro, Dan Rather, Sean Penn, and others.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Marina Ottaway, Max Blumenthal, Lara Friedman

Posted on March 04, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: 3/3/2011 Marina Ottaway, Director of the Middle East program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Max Blumenthal, award winning journalist and author; Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now.
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