Archive for September, 2019

Netanyahu on Steroids

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. Read more »

Collective erosion of two-State solution, continues unabated

Press Release – United Nations

The steady deterioration of chances that a lasting peace can be negotiated between Israel and Palestine as two States live side by side, reflects a collective failure of leadership across the region and the world. There is no other viable … Read more »

Apartheid Made Official: Deal of the Century is a Ploy

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan … Read more »

Expert says planned Jordan Valley annexation is illegal

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (12 September 2019) A UN human rights expert has denounced comments by Israels Benjamin Netanyahu that he would order the annexation of the Jordan Valley if re-elected prime minister, saying such action would represent a flagrant challenge … Read more »

Winston Peters urged to condemn Israeli plans

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network

The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa has written to Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters today urging that New Zealand condemn the Israeli Prime Ministers planned annexation of vast tracts of the occupied West Bank of Palestine. Read more »

Switzerland should not bow to Israeli pressure

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called on the Swiss federal parliament not to bow to Israeli pressure to suspend the Swiss criminal legislation authorizing the country’s courts to prosecute Israeli politicians and military figures … Read more »

Netanyahu’s annexation plans require international action

Press Release – Palestinian Liberation Organisation

The Palestinian leadership views with utmost seriousness Netanyahu’s declaration that he would annex the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. This is a clear announcement of intent to carry out a war crime under the Rome statute … Read more »

Palestinian Authority Must Investigate Young Woman’s Death

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights monitor called today on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to immediately open a serious investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of a young woman in the West Bank, in order to confirm or single … Read more »