Civil Society, Post-Colonialism and Transnational by Marie-Violaine Louvet

By Marie-Violaine Louvet

Civil Society, Post-Colonialism and Transnational cohesion originates from Louvet’s remark of the powerful dedication of a layer of Irish civil society- from the fellow in the street to political events, institutions and exchange unions- to the defence of 1 antagonist or the opposite within the Israeli-Palestinian clash, starting with the Six Day battle in 1967 and more and more so after the Lebanon Wars at the beginning of the Eighties and the second one Intifada (2000-2005). This booklet observes how this phenomenon is very notable in Northern eire, the place Israeli and Palestinian flags were flown by means of Unionists and Nationalists as indicators of team spirit and identity. Louvet sheds gentle at the dynamics and methods at play within the heart East clash in Northern eire but additionally within the Republic of eire, a rustic thought of to be extensively sympathetic to the Palestinian reason. With an overarching point of view highlighting the impact of Irish colonial heritage over the causes and discourse of the several degrees of mobilization in civil society, this ebook indicates the worldwide move in the direction of the fragmentation and specialization of transnational unity activities in eire.

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The altercations between the Israeli army, Christian militias and Irish troops in South Lebanon were described by Commandant Dan Harvey, who served in the region in the mid 1980s. He published the diary he kept when in Lebanon under the title of Peacekeepers: Irish Soldiers in the Lebanon. See Harvey, D. 7. ), Israel: the First Hundred Years (Volume 4: Israel in the International Arena) (London: Frank Cass Publishers) 123–155. 58 The Bahrain Declaration, Ireland’s definitive official commitment to an independent Palestine, Eurabia documents, 21 July 1980, printed by Denham & O’Connor.

27 Eurabia was the European coordination committee of pro-Arab societies. It was founded in Paris in 1972. 17. 30 It was funded by a IR£1 fee per member, and donations from diplomatic missions, Arab countries including Libya and ARAF, an Arab foundation dispensing donations to Arab friendship societies. A large part of the budget (IR£5000) was the salary paid to the executive secretary every year. At the time, the political activities of the Society were heavily criticized by some elements sympathetic to Israel.

21 See Achcar, G. (2011 [2010]) The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives (London: Saqi Books).  M. 158. 18 20 Civil Society, Post-Colonialism and Transnational Solidarity two fundamental criteria at the core of all claims made by transnational advocacy networks: (1) issues involving bodily harm to vulnerable individuals, especially when there is a short and clear causal chain (or story) assigning responsibility; and (2) issues involving legal equality of opportunity. 24 In both cases, calls for solidarity are buttressed by a demand for justice.

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