Patrons and the Support Committee

The Support Committee is under the patronage of:

  • Ken Coates (†) Chairman of the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, UK
  • Nurit Peled Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2001, Israel
  • Leila Shahid General Delegate of Palestine to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg, Palestine

Members of the Support Committee

  • Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Medical Doctor and Author, Palestine
  • Gilbert Achcar Professor, UK
  • Tariq Ali Writer, UK
  • Henri Alleg (†) Journalist, France
  • Martin Almada Lawyer, Writer, Right Livelihood Award 2002, Paraguay
  • Kader Asmal Professor, Former Minister, MP, South Africa
  • Alaa Al Aswany Writer, Egypt
  • Raymond Aubrac (†) – and Lucie Aubrac (†) – Former Members of the French Resistance, France
  • Agnès B Fashion Designer, France
  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali Former Secretary General of the United Nations, Egypt
  • Ahmed Ben Bella (†) First President, Algeria
  • Saleh Bakri Actor, Palestine
  • Etienne Balibar Professor Emeritus, France
  • Anna Balletbò President of Fundació Internacional Olof Palme, Spain
  • Russell Banks Writer, USA
  • Mohammed Bedjaoui Former President of the International Court of Justice (The Hague), Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Algeria
  • Harry Belafonte, American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist
  • Tony Benn Peace activist, UK
  • Amar Bentoumi President Emeritus of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Algeria
  • John Berger Writer, UK
  • Karl Blecha Former Minister of Interior of Austria, Austria
  • Juan Diego Botto Actor, Argentina
  • Howard Brenton Writer, UK
  • Breyten Breytenbach Author, France-South Africa
  • Carmel Budiardjo Right Livelihood Award 1995, UK
  • Judith Butler Professor, USA
  • Eric Cantona Actor and Film producer, France
  • Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaragua
  • Franco Cavalli Former President of International Union Against Cancer, Switzerland
  • Monique Chemillier-Gendreau Professor Emeritus, France
  • Manu Chao, French singer and composer of Spanish descent
  • Noam Chomsky Professor MIT, USA
  • Ramsey Clark former US Attorney General
  • Vincenzo Consolo Writer, Italy
  • Julie Christie Actress, UK
  • Jonathan Cook Writer, Journalist, UK
  • Georges Corm Writer, Former Minister of Finance, Lebanon
  • Mairead Corrigan Maguire Nobel Peace Prize 1976, Northern Ireland
  • Raymond Deane Composer and author, Ireland
  • John Dugard Former Special Rapporteur of UN on Palestine, South Africa
  • Geraud de Geouffre de la Pradelle Professor Emeritus, France
  • Andy de la Tour Actor/Screenwriter, UK
  • Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Writer, USA
  • Salim El Hoss Former Prime Minister, Lebanon
  • Sonallah Ibrahim Elorfally Writer, Egypt
  • Miguel Angel Estrella Pianist, Former Ambassador to UNESCO, Argentina
  • Irene Fernandez Right Livelihood Award 2005, Malaysia
  • · Jean-Pierre Filiu French scholar specialized in contemporary Islam, Professor at Sciences Po Paris
  • Norman Finkelstein Writer, USA
  • Cees Flinterman Director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Netherlands
  • Eduardo Galeano Writer, Uruguay
  • Johan Galtung Founder and co-director of Transcend, Right Livelihood Award 1987, Norway
  • Costa Gavras Film director, France
  • Susan George Writer, France
  • Neve Gordon Political Scientist, Israel
  • Juan Goytisolo Writer, Spain
  • Trevor Grifths Writer, UK
  • Juan Guzman Tapia Judge, Chile
  • Gisele Halimi Lawyer, Former Ambassador to UNESCO, France
  • Denis Halliday Former UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq, Ireland
  • Jeff Halper Coordinator of ICAHD, Israel
  • Mohammed Harbi Historian, Algeria
  • Eric Hazan Writer, France
  • Chris Hedges Journalist, Author and War Correspondent, USA
  • Stephane Hessel French Ambassador, France
  • François Houtart Professor Emeritus, Belgium
  • Nouri Abdel Razzaql Hussein Secretary General of Afro-Asian Peoples Solidarity Organisation, Egypt
  • Albert Jacquard Professor, France
  • Hina Jilani Lawyer and human rights activist, Pakistan
  • Alain Joxe Director of Studies at the EHESS, France
  • Hatim Kanaaneh Author, Palestine
  • Aki Kaurismaki, award winning screenwriter and film director
  • Milan Ku-can Former President, Slovenia
  • Ghada Karmi Professor and author, Palestine
  • Ronald Kasrils writer and activist, South Africa
  • Assaf Kfoury Professor, USA
  • Naomi Klein Writer, USA
  • Ken Livingstone Politician and former Mayor of London, UK
  • Erwin Lanc Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Austria
  • Felicia Langer Lawyer, Writer, Right Livelihood Award 1990, Germany
  • Paul Laverty Screenwriter, UK
  • Mike Leigh Filmmaker, UK
  • Ken Loach Filmmaker, UK
  • Donal Lunny Folk and Traditional Musician, Ireland
  • Alice Mahon Former Member of Parliament, UK
  • Henning Mankell Writer, Sweden
  • Miriam Margolyes Actress, UK
  • José Antonio Martín Pallín Emeritus Juge, Chamber II, Supreme Court, Spain
  • Nur Masalha Director of the centre for Religion and History, Palestine
  • François Maspero Writer, France
  • Gustave Massiah Chairman of CRID, France
  • Avi Mograbi Filmmaker, Israel
  • Luisa Morgantini Activist, Italy
  • Peter Mullan Filmmaker and actor, UK
  • Karma Nabulsi Academic and author, Palestine
  • Radhia Nasraoui Human Rights Lawyer, Tunisia
  • Susie Orbach Professor, UK
  • Willibald Pahr Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Austria
  • Ilan Pappe Professor, Israel
  • Simone Paris de Bollardière Movement for Non-violence Alternative, France
  • Norman Paech Former German MP, Germany
  • Tamar Pelleg-Sryck Human Rights Lawyer, Israel
  • Adolfo Péres Esquivel Nobel Peace Prize 1980, Argentina
  • Arthur Pestana “Pepetela” Writer, Angola
  • Jeremy Pikser Writer, USA
  • John Pilger Journalist, author, film maker, Australia
  • Harold Pinter (†) Writer, Nobel Prize in Literature 2005, UK
  • Majid Rahnema Writer, former member of Unesco’s executive board, Iran
  • François Rigaux Professor Emeritus, Belgium
  • Jacqueline Rose Professor, UK
  • Eric Rouleau Writer, Former Ambassador, France
  • François Roux Lawyer, France
  • Jean Salmon Professor Emeritus, ULB, Belgium
  • Elias Sanbar Writer, Palestine
  • José Saramago (†) Nobel Prize Literature 1998, Portugal
  • Aharon Shabtai, Poet, Israel
  • Jitendra Sharma Lawyer, President of International Association of Democratic Lawyers, India
  • Cindy Sheehan Peace activist and author, USA
  • Juliet Stevenson Actress, UK
  • Raji Surani Vice-President Of the FIDHs, Palestine
  • Vandana Shiva Right Livelihood Award 1993, India
  • Sulak Sivaraksa Professor, Right Livelihood Award 1995, Thailand
  • Ahdaf Soueif Writer, UK
  • Philippe Texier Magistrate and Member of the UN Human Rights Committee, France
  • Nguyên Thi Bình Former Vice-President, Vietnam
  • Gerard Toulouse Physicist, France
  • Sir Brian Urquhart Former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations, UK
  • Puthan Veetil Rajagopal President of Ekta parishad, India
  • Heikelina Verrijn Stuart Lawyer and Philosopher of Law, Holland
  • Itala Vivan Professor, Italy
  • Peter Mullan Playwright/Screenwriter, USA
  • Michel Warschawski Activist, Israel
  • Alice Walker Author and Poet, USA
  • Francisco Whitaker Right Livelihood Award 2006, Brazil
  • Betty Williams Nobel Peace Prize 1976, Northern Ireland
  • Jody Williams Nobel Peace Prize 1997, USA
  • Jean Ziegler Sociologist, Switzerland
  • Howard Zinn (†) Author, USA
  • Zebda Music group, France.
  • Andreas Van Agt Former Prime Minister, Netherlands
 

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