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Prospects for a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, with David Turner

This talk will review the origins of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

This talk will review the origins of the Israel-Palestine conflict and the reasons why the international effort for a two-state solution based on the Oslo agreement of 1993 has failed. The causes for the failure of Oslo are largely in the agreement itself: the difficult issues were all postponed to a later date and, crucially, there was no prohibition on Israel continuing to expand its settlements. The settlement project may now have gone beyond the point of no return, removing the possibility of a meaningful Palestinian state. Paradoxically, this opens the door for more radical solutions to be considered. The speaker will outline the ethical and practical case for a single binational state in Israel-Palestine with equal rights for both peoples.

Please note, we charge a token entrance fee of £3 cash collected upon entry. This helps towards the hire of the venue and equipment. To pay in advance online, or just to donate to CLHG, click here (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=ZWCNRJ25BDL96).

We run a charity wine bar the profits of which will be donated to David's chosen charity — Medical Aid for Palestine.

Doors open at 18.30, please arrive early to mingle and enjoy a glass of wine, aiming to start the talk promptly at 19.00.


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Date and Time:

23 November 2016 at 7:00 pm


2 hours



Central London Humanist Group



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