#Europe agenda: “Finland, poster child of migrant relocation…

Finland, poster child of migrant relocation  EUobserver.com – Headline News The Nordic country has taken in lone minors, teenage mothers and underage wives as part of its pledge to the EU relocation scheme. Digitizing the EU’s Public Diplomacy in Israel Exploring Digital Diplomacy by Ilan Manor Introduction The relationship between Israel and the European Union has been … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “AAA Membership Votes Down Academic Boycott Resolution

AAA Membership Votes Down Academic Boycott Resolution June 6, 2016: In a close vote, the AAA membership voted against the resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Fifty-one percent of AAA’s eligible members voted, the largest turnout in AAA history, with 2,423 members opposing the resolution, and 2,384 voting to support it. The membership has spoken … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Number of displaced Syrians in Europe…

Reality check: Number of displaced Syrians in Europe AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Very few of the 11.8 million Syrians who have fled their homes during the current conflict are now in Europe. Why EU guidelines on Israeli settlements are welcome  EurActiv.com EU guidelines on the “indication of origin of goods from the territories occupied by Israel since … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Task Force on AAA Engagement on Israel-Palestine”- Final report

Final Report: Task Force on AAA Engagement on Israel-Palestine American Anthropological Association by Anne Kelsey Read the full report.  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent years have seen increasing pressure in the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and many other professional academic associations to discuss alleged Israeli violations of academic freedom and human rights, and to move toward sanctioning Israel. … Read more

New EU foreign policy chief Mogherini in Turkey to encourage [possibly in vain] for anti-ISIL fight…

EU to press Turkey for help in anti-ISIL fight New EU foreign policy chief Mogherini makes her first visit to Turkey with ISIL on top of her agenda EU to press Turkey over IS militants BBC News | Europe | World Edition EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is in Turkey to urge it to participate fully … Read more

A hashtag to collect memorable images from #OccupyGezi : #GeziOlaylarındanUnutulmazKareler

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Eurosphere roundup: EU vs. Israel on settlements…

EU hardens stance on Israeli settlements New guidelines will prevent any grants to companies based on occupied land as the EU hardens its opposition to expansion of Israeli settlements Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects EU ‘external dictates’ on borders Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu angrily rejected European Union guidelines barring the bloc’s 28 member states from funding … Read more