March 27, 2015 by IJV
Blake Alcott is the Director of ODS in Palestine and a long-standing defender of Palestinian rights. A vocal participant, he cast a critical eye over the proceedings of the two-day conference and has shared his thoughts (and frustrations) with us in his report on our “cutting-edge” event.
It would be even sadder than reality if the path of equal rights were really new. But it’s not: the BDS movement explicitly took this path about ten years ago, as did the One Democratic State (ODS) movement, which carries on in the hundred-year tradition of the indigenous Palestinians whose alternative to the British Mandate was this simple and unastounding principle.