Archives - April 2018

26
Apr

MP Barghouthi: Israeli courts involved in the murder of the martyr Nawara

The Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative Movement MP Mustafa Barghouthi denounced the Israeli court’s ruling “a trivial judgment” serving 9 months in prison for the murderer of the martyr Nadim Nawara. Barghouthi said in a press statement that “the court’s decision means that the life of the Palestinian does not mean anything to Israel, …

24
Apr

MP Dr. Abu Ras: The occupation bears full responsibility for the martyrdom of the scientist al-Batsh

MP Marwan Abu Ras carried the Zionist occupation full responsibility for the assassination of the Palestinian scientist Fadi al-Batsh, explaining that the occupation carried out many assassinations of Palestinian leaders in Bulgaria, Dubai, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon and now Malaysia. MP Abu Ras stressed in a statement that this terrible crime indicates the state of security …

24
Apr

PRC Briefs more than 600 British MPs and HRC Member States on Israel’s Violations Against the Return March in Gaza

The Palestinian Return Centre started a large-scale correspondence campaign to expose to the British and international political community the Israeli human rights violations against the great march of return demonstrators. PRC sent letters to 42 member-states of the Human Rights Council, as well as to more than 600 British MPs, to explain the crimes committed …

20
Apr

A delegation from the Executive Body of the League visits the Ambassador of South Africa

A delegation from the Executive body of the Association including the Assistant President Nureddin Nebati, the Executive Director of the League Beshir Jarullah and Secretary Abdullah Al-Beltagy visit the Ambassador of South Africa, where they discussed the latest developments in the Palestinian cause, and the need to support the march of return, which came to lift …

20
Apr

Official statistic: Israel killed 33, wounded 4,279 Gazans since 30 March

Israeli occupation forces have killed 33 peaceful Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip and wounded 4,279 others in the three weeks since the start of the “Great March of Return” demonstrations on 30 March, the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza said yesterday. In a statement, the ministry said three out of the 33 protesters …

20
Apr

Jordan renews rejection of US embassy transfer

The Jordanian government on Thursday renewed its rejection of the US president Donald Trump’s decision to move his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and described it as “legally void”. Official spokesman for the Jordanian government Mohammed al-Momani said that the US Jerusalem move harms the peace process, adding that the absence of a just …

20
Apr

Labour shadow minister suggests party could back BDS movement

Kate Osamor, the Shadow International Development Secretary, has suggested the Labour Party could support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Ms Osamor, the MP for Edmonton in North London, has previously expressed her own support for an Israel boycott despite it not being official Labour Party policy. Ms Osamor told The House magazine that it would currently …

20
Apr

European Parliament calls for “immediate” lifting of blockade on Gaza Strip

In a resolution adopted by a large majority, MEPs called on the Israeli occupation authorities to immediately and unconditionally lift the blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip. MEPs have also urged Israelis to “refrain from any use of lethal force” after the live ammunition fired by occupation soldiers, which left 35 martyrs and 3100 wounded …

19
Apr

Arab Parliament calls for an international commission of inquiry into the crimes of the occupation against the Palestinian prisoners

Arab Parliament Speaker Meshaal bin Fahm Al-Salami called on the United Nations to send an international commission of inquiry into the prisons of the occupying Power (Israel) to learn about the racist practices and grave violations committed daily against Palestinian prisoners. Al-Salami said in a press release on the occasion of Palestinian Prisoners’ Day that …

19
Apr

Barghouthi: Blocking heads of EU municipalities visiting Palestine is a disgraceful act

The Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa al-Barghouthi, said that the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the mayor of Gennevilliers Leclerc Patrice and his wife from entering Palestine after their detention and subjecting them to interrogation for seven hours on the border with jordan is a disgraceful act, but evidence of weakness of this Israeli government …

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