Archives - January 2018

9
Jan

Irish Minister Advocates Palestinian State, Calls for Boycott of Israel

Irish Minister Finian McGrath has expressed support for boycotting Israel over “unfair” treatment of Palestinians. Reported the Irish Examiner. The Irish Independent politician, who has served as Minister of State for Disability Issues since May 2016 made his comments following Trumps declaration of Jerusalem being the capital of Israel and after threatening to cut off …

9
Jan

MP Abu Halabiya calls for legal efforts against Israel’s West Bank annexation move

Head of the Jerusalem Committee in the Palestinian Legislative Council, Ahmad Abu Halabiya, on Monday condemned Likud party’s decision to impose Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank and Jerusalem settlements. MP Abu Halabiya said in a press statement that Israel is attempting to impose a fait accompli on the occupied Palestinian territories by taking such …

2
Jan

Knesset approves “unified Jerusalem” bill

The “unified Jerusalem” bill which provides for separating Palestinian neighborhoods from Jerusalem and prohibits relinquishing any part of the city under any future agreement has passed its second and third readings at the Israeli Knesset. Any decision relating to Jerusalem, the bill stipulated, will require the consent of 80 MKs—even in the case of a …

2
Jan

A press release of the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds on the arrest of MP Dr. Nasser Abdel Jawad

The League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds, which received the news of the arrest of MP Dr. Nasser Abdel-Jawad member of the Palestinian Legislative Council by the occupation forces, draws the attention of the world to the practices of the Zionist entity, which does not abide by neither international nor humanitarian laws, and does not care about international …