Goa based consultancies

 Consultant, Council for Social Justice and Peace, Archdiocese of Goa for human rights based work with coastal communities to   oppose the negative impacts of tourism (2006-ongoing) Consultant, Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), Goa Unit (2007-2009) Consultant- for Training on ‘Advocacy and Networking’ Founder-Convener, Inter-Faith Dialogue for Life – a justice movement of people seeking dialogue for social action 2006-    ongoing…

Western double-standards defines nuclear interests

Western double-standards defines nuclear interests Editorial comment On all matters that pertain to war and peace, powerful nations with global interests tend to delineate the passage of global policy. According to the ‘The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’- a think tank consisting of eminent intellectuals, Nuclear weapons are an essential and stated part of NATO’s collective…

Racism is endemic in Israel

            Edition 2: No. 27 Racism is endemic in Israel  Very recently, Tel Aviv was the scene of a hideous racial outrage. In a comment from Americans for Peace Now (APN) and Peace Now, they said: “A xenophobic demonstration turned into a race riot targeting African migrants.  Some Israeli elected…

The Nakba continues- So does the resistance

Edition 2, No. 26 The Nakba continues- So does the resistance Editorial Comment Indeed, the Nakba continues- So does the resistance! Palestinians and their supporters peacefully demonstrated in the Palestinian territories, and around the world today to mark the anniversary of the Nakba. (Nakba is the Arabic word which means ‘disaster’) To the Palestinians, the…

The Dysfunctional Ideology of Jewishness

  Edition 2: No. 23 Dear friends, Palestinian academic Mazin Qumsiyeh argues that Gilad Atzmon’s book The Wandering Who? provides invaluable insight into the ideology of Jewishness – crucial for understanding Israeli behaviour and the conflict in the Middle East – and urges people to engage with the ideas laid out in the book rather than dismiss…