On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law

Current affairs editor Hassan Baker met with Professor James Bowen to discuss the conference on Israel and Palestine to be held in UCC. The conference titled ‘International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility’ has been organised by some UCC professors to be held on UCC on the 31st of March to the 2nd of April. Motley met with Professor James Bowen … Continue reading On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law

Remembering Operation Protective Edge

Rachel Reynolds recalls her first-hand experiences of how the conflict unfolded before her eyes during her time in Palestine Operation Protective Edge,” Israel’s seven week offensive on Gaza this year had a death toll exceeding 2,131, including over 500 children, by the time ceasefire was declared on the 26th of August. This operation systematically targeted civilian homes, mosques, hospitals and schools in Gaza. As a … Continue reading Remembering Operation Protective Edge

A Bloody History

With the crisis in Palestine reaching a peak in recent months, Motley’s Aaron Noonan explains the history behind the conflict today. The seemingly perpetual conflict between the Israeli and Palestinian people is arguably one of the longest running and obdurate conflicts in modern history. Despite years of war and several concerted attempts at peace-making, bloodshed and destruction remain a common occurrence in the region. As … Continue reading A Bloody History