Sunday, June 10, 2007

Pressure mounts on Israel's architects

Susannah Tarbush, The Electronic Intifada, 10 June 2007

"Just days before 5 June's 40th anniversary of the start of the June 1967 war, some of the biggest names in British architecture signed a petition calling on Israeli architects and their fellow professionals to stop participating in the creation of "facts on the ground", which obliterate the idea of a viable future Palestinian state. Susannah Tarbush follows the controversy that has surrounded the London-based Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine's efforts to hold accountable their Israeli peers' involvement in projects that make them complicit in the violation of Palestinians' rights......."

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