Archive for July, 2019

Ruling of Canadian federal court an important step

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

We welcome the ruling of Canada’s federal court on the illegality of labeling wine originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, as products made in Israel. This is an important first … Read more »

UN human rights experts call on Israel to halt demolition

Press Release – UNHCHR

UN human rights experts call on Israel to halt demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem Read more »

Euro-Med highlights Israel’s demolition of Jerusalem homes

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva On Monday, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent urgent letters to United Nations representatives urging them to take urgent steps to prevent the Israeli authorities demolishing residential buildings in the Wadi Hummus neighbourhood … Read more »

Destruction of Palestinian homes ‘not compatible’ with law

Press Release – UN News

Following with sadness the Israeli authorities destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was not compatible with Israels obligations … Read more »

Tens of thousands of Palestinian homes at risk

Press Release – International Solidarity Movement

Israel claims the 100 apartments, in the Wadi al-Hummus neighbourhood of Sur Baher, East Jerusalem, violates a 2011 military order which forbids construction within a 100-300m buffer zone of the separation wall. Read more »

Human rights expert says Israel bent on further annexation

Press Release – UN Human Rights Council

AMMAN (12 July 2019) One of the UNs independent experts has voiced concern about lack of human rights accountability in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, pointing to the actions of an occupying power seemingly bent on further territorial … Read more »

Israel Teaches the Philippine Army to Fight Insurgents

Article – Richard S. Ehrlich

BANGKOK, Thailand — Israel has taught the Philippine Army for the first time how to fight Muslim separatists and communist guerrillas, the latest tightening of relations between the two nations which includes Israeli weapons sales and sharing intelligence … Read more »

UN Special Rapporteur to visit Palestinian territory

Press Release – UNHCHR

UN Special Rapporteur on situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory to conduct visit Read more »

Africa & Palestine’s Noble Legacy Must Never Be Betrayed

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Europes Scramble for Africa began in earnest in 1881, but never ended. The attempt at dominating the continent using old and new strategies continues to define the western relationship with this rich continent. This reality was further validated … Read more »