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About Brigitte Herremans

Brigitte Herremans is the Middle East policy officer for Broederlijk Delen and Pax Christi Flanders. She conducts advocacy at the Belgian and European level on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a rights based approach. Since the start of the Arab revolutions, she has closely followed the situation in Syria. She regularly comments in the Belgian media on issues such as human rights and civil society activism.

Articles by Brigitte Herremans

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

EU-Israel relations: time for reflection

The EU must confront Israel with the fundamental choice: continuing its occupation and systematic violations of international law, or being a full and respected member of the international community.

Europe rewards Israel unconditionally: how does this advance peace?

Strong EU statements denouncing the deteriorating situation in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT), conflict with the EU’s recent nod to urgent implementation of 60 new cooperation activities with Israel.

Advocating the two state solution: the best bet?

We need to convince our governments and the EU to invest in a political strategy that reverses the destructive dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They need to understand that respect for international law is not a detail, but lies at the very heart of the conflict.

Time for inter-Palestinian reconciliation?

After the breakdown of the diplomatic process and the emergence of a youth movement, has the time for rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas come?
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