New Events

Waterford

no events posted in last week

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

forward

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link THIS BLOG HAS MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Good news out of Russia - even the "non-system" opposition refuses to blame the Kremlin VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Nemtsov murder: Putin warned about exactly this type of "false flag" two years ago VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link DPR PM Zakharchenko presser 27/02/15 Economical and political future of DPR VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Breaking news: FALSE FLAG IN MOSCOW! VINEYARDSAKER:

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link UCC Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights PhD Symposium (8-9 June) : Extended Call for Papers Tue May 05, 2015 21:26 | Anna Marie Brennan

offsite link Negligence, Symphysiotomy and Past Harm. Tue May 05, 2015 10:00 | Máiréad Enright

offsite link From the Mediterranean to the Emerald Isle: Ireland?s Role in Upholding the Rights of Refugees and A... Tue May 05, 2015 10:00 | GuestPost

offsite link The unhappy marriage of traditional values and the regulation of same-sex love Tue May 05, 2015 08:00 | GuestPost

offsite link Marriage equality: The end of the world as we know it? Fri May 01, 2015 16:33 | GuestPost

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link Marriage referendum: The kids will be fine 01:15 Wed May 06, 2015 | Tomboktu

offsite link Des O?Hagan, 1934 ? 2015 22:55 Tue May 05, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link The right never makes that mistake? 21:38 Tue May 05, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Once you?re explaining? 17:14 Tue May 05, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Well, he?s got a point? 12:11 Tue May 05, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link THE WRATH OF KANE: BANKING CRISES AND POLITICAL POWER 09:32 Fri Jan 30, 2015

offsite link ALWAYS THE ARTISTS: WEEK THREE OF THE BANK INQUIRY 23:11 Thu Jan 22, 2015

offsite link FIANNA FÁIL AND THE BANK INQUIRY : SOME INITIAL OBSERVATIONS 21:04 Mon Jan 12, 2015

offsite link PETER NYBERG BANK INQUIRY EVIDENCE, 17 DECEMBER 2014 18:05 Sun Dec 28, 2014

offsite link For Some Vicious Mole of Nature: Making Sense of The Irish Bank Crisis 21:07 Fri Dec 26, 2014

Dublin Opinion >>

Waterford - Event Notice
Thursday December 02 2010
07:00 PM

Waterford Book Launch: Europe’s Alliance with Israel - Aiding the Occupation by David Cronin

category waterford | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Thursday November 25, 2010 18:48author by Kev - IPSCauthor email waterford at ipsc dot ie Report this post to the editors

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is proud to present a book launch tour by Irish journalist and author David Cronin who has just published his excellent exposé of the nature of the relationship between the European Union and the Apartheid State of Israel. The book, Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation, will become essential reading for all those concerned with a just resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

When & Where: Thursday 2nd December, 7pm, The Granville Hotel, Meagher Quay, Waterford City

watcronin.jpg

Cronin argues that in carefully crafted official statements, the European Union presents itself as an honest broker in the Middle East. In reality, however, the EU’s 27 governments have been engaged in a long process of accommodating Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

The book interrogates the relationship and its outcomes. A recent agreement for 'more intense, more fruitful, more influential co-operation' between the EU and Israel has meant that Israel has become a member state of the Union in all but name. Cronin shows that rather than using this relationship to encourage Israeli restraint, the EU has legitimised actions such as the ill-treatment of prisoners and the Gaza invasion.

Concluding his revealing and shocking account, Cronin calls for a continuation and deepening of international activism and protest to halt the EU's slide into complicity.

About The Author

David Cronin is a Brussels-based Irish journalist specialising in European politics. He has written for a variety of publications, including The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal Europe, European Voice, The Irish Times, The Sunday Tribune and the Inter Press Service.

Praise for the Book

"It seems to many that Israel is above international law. This important book explores the complex political ties that have prevented European countries from holding Israel to account. It is essential reading for all who care about justice and the rule of law. I hope David Cronin is prepared for the abuse he and his book will incur. All the more reason to buy it, read it and take the discussion forward." - Ken Loach, award winning film director

Related Link: http://www.ipsc.ie
author by Kev - IPSCpublication date Thu Dec 02, 2010 16:58author email info at ipsc dot ieReport this post to the editors

Unfortunately, due to the adverse weather, the David Cronin Book Launch in Waterford on Thursday 2nd Dec has been CANCELLED.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused, but it was unavoidable. Copies of David's book 'Europe's Alliance with Israel - Aiding the Occupation' will be available from the IPSC Online Store after the tour is completed.

Related Link: http://www.ipsc.ie
 
© 2001-2015 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy