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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 »

Palestinian Harvard Student Denied Entry to US

Press Release – American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Just this week, immigration officials denied entry to Harvard enrollee Ismail Ajjawi, a Palestinian refugee from Lebanon, supposedly due to content that his friends posted on social media. This comes as a result of the sitting administrations cruel and … Read more »

Humanity Denied: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of … Read more »

Jewish Settlers Rule the Roost in Israel, But at What Price?

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Jewish settlers are on a rampage in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. While settler violence is part of everyday routine in Palestine, the violence of recent weeks is directly linked to the general elections in Israel, scheduled to … Read more »

Comment on UN’s Review of Palestinian Racism Record

Press Release – UN Watch

GENEVA, August 15, 2019 On the conclusion of the first examination of the Palestinian record on racism by the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), UN Watch commended the 18-member expert body for asking the representatives … Read more »

Dr. Ashrawi: Israel bears full responsibility for Al Aqsa

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

Dr. Ashrawi: Israel bears full responsibility for storming Al Aqsa and fueling religious tensions in Jerusalem Read more »

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Court

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to … Read more »

Israeli Official Incitement: July 2019

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

This report, produced by the PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, highlights recent inciting statements made by senior Israeli officials, including members of Israeli political parties, newly elected members of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), as … Read more »

Palestine journalist must be allowed to call Jerusalem home

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (31 July 2019) Two UN human rights experts have called on Israel to halt its efforts to deport the Palestinian photojournalist Mustafa Al-Nadir Iyad Al-Kharouf, and to regularize his status in Jerusalem. Read more »

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 »

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