Martin Luther King – “True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.”
Welcome to the BaldPolitiKs, where we take an alternative look at the world of politics and give a voice to the unheard.
I’m Peter Kearney and this is the 8 February 2017 where the world focus is on Palestine and in particular the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. This week, and until 14 February, Gazan native and Phd candidate in the University of Exeter, Malaka Mohammed is on a talking tour of Ireland from Dublin to Sligo, Maynooth and Belfast. On this tour she is highlight the plight of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the BDS movement.
But before we get to that let’s have a look at some significant happenings on this day the 8 February. Read more…