Articles on Hugh Lovatt

Why Incitement runs both ways in Israel/Palestine (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 12 April 2016

In working to rein in manifestations of incitement to violence, Europe must not lose sight of the factors that, while never justifying violence, create conditions that are particularly conducive to radicalisation

Why the UK’s boycott ban may be a pyrrhic victory for Israel (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 24 February 2016

In its attempts to stymie the BDS campaign against Israel, the UK government has fundamentally misunderstood the legal necessity underpinning measures directed at Israeli settlements.

EU Labelling and the Challenge to “Greater Israel” (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt - 13 November 2015

Israel’s strong reaction has much more to do with the way the EU is challenging the “Greater Israel” narrative promoted by a growing number of Israeli politicians.

Can the EU play a role in taming Israeli-Palestinian violence? (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt & Mattia Toaldo - 27 October 2015

What tools do European politicians have at their disposal to help end rising bloodshed in Israel and Palestine?

How to Revive EU Policy on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt & Mattia Toaldo - 20 May 2015

EU needs to better demonstrate the incompatibility  of occupation policies with the continued development of relations with the EU.

Five Reasons to Recognise a Palestinian State (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt & Mattia Toaldo - 08 December 2014

It is crucial that the European Parliament supports recognition of the State of Palestine at Thursday's vote for five key reasons.

What Palestinians can expect from Europe (Commentary)

Hugh Lovatt & Mattia Toaldo - 17 October 2014

As European publics become more sympathetic to Palestine, the Palestinian leadership needs to renew its advocacy.