Archives - July 2020

29
Jul

LP4Q MEETING WITH LATIN AMERICAN DEPUTIES IN SUPPORT OF PALESTINE

The League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LP4Q) last Sunday, held a meeting with the Regional Association of Latin American countries, at which more than 30 parliamentarians from the continent participated in a discussion on ways to support the Palestinian cause and to oppose “the deal of the century” and the Israeli plan to annex territories …

29
Jul

LP4Q WELCOMES THE CALL BY MALAYSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER FOR PARLIAMENTS TO CONDEMN ISRAEL

Member of the Executive Committee of the League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LP4Q), and Deputy in the Malaysian Parliament (Dewan Rakyat), Ledang MP Syed Noh Syed Ibrahim, has welcomed the campaign launched by the Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, which encourages all members of parliaments to condemn and reject Israel’s illegal plan to …

23
Jul

ISRAEL ARRESTS PALESTINIAN CULTURAL LEADERS, SEIZES DOCUMENTS

Israeli police have arrested two prominent Palestinian cultural leaders at their home in occupied Jerusalem Rania Elias, who heads the Yabous Cultural Centre and her husband Suhail Khoury, director general of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, were detained at their home in Jerusalem’s Beit Hanina neighbourhood, police and a defence lawyer said. The …

23
Jul

ISRAELI ARMY DETAINS PALESTINIAN LAWMAKER AND SON

Israeli forces on Thursday arrested a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) and his son from their home in the West Bank city of Hebron, according to local residents. MP Nizar Ramadan and his son Ahmed were arrested in an Israeli raid. MP Ramadan Ramadan, 57, suffers from various chronic diseases, was previously arrested …

23
Jul

ISRAEL DEMOLISHES PALESTINIAN CORONAVIRUS TESTING CENTRE IN HEBRON

The Israeli army on Tuesday demolished a Palestinian drive-through coronavirus testing centre in the city of Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank. Soldiers had watched for two months as the facility was being built. When it was near completion they sent in the bulldozers to destroy it. A second wave of coronavirus infections has …

22
Jul

LP4Q: CONTACT WITH PARLIAMENTS TO RESIST THE ANNEXATION PLAN, NORMALIZATION OF RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL

The League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LP4Q) continues with its intensive engagement with parliaments to follow the example of the Malaysian Parliament (Dewan Rakyat), to draft legislation, which demands the expulsion of Israel from the United Nations, and to halt the annexation plan, Dr. Mohammad Makram Balawi, LP4Q’s General Director said. Balawi pointed out that …

20
Jul

The Maldives Parliament approves a resolution demanding the international community to recognize the Palestinian state

The People’s Majlis has accepted a resolution seeking to call on the international community to declare Palestine as an independent and sovereign state. The resolution has been forwarded for review to the Committee on National Security and Foreign Relations. 67 members had unanimously voted to accept the resolution, submitted by Villingili constituency MP Saud Hussain. …

17
Jul

LPQ APPRECIATES MALAYSIAN POSITION CALLING FOR ISRAEL’S EXPULSION FROM UN

The League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LPQ) appraised on Friday the Malaysian parliament’s (Dewan Rakyat) position calling for the expulsion of Israel from the United Nations, and its rejection of the Israeli annexation plans in the West Bank. Dr. Muhammad Makram Balawi, LPQ’s General Director said: “The Malaysian position reflects the authenticity of the Malaysian …

17
Jul

LPQ appreciates the Malaysian parliament’s discussion of a proposal calling for the expulsion of Israel from UN

Press Release The League of Parliamentarians for al-Quds (LPQ) applauds the position of the Malaysian Parliament call for the expulsion of Israel from the United Nations, and the rejection of the Israeli annexation plans of the West Bank. This shows how the Malaysian politicians from the different political spectrum are united towards the Palestinian just …

16
Jul

Malaysian Parliament to debate Israeli plan to annex Palestinian territories in West Bank

Dewan Rakyat (The Malaysian House of Representatives) has approved the emergency motion to discuss Malaysia’s move over the proposed annexation plan by Israel of the occupied Palestininan territories in the West Bank, including the strategic Jordan Valley. The motion was tabled Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh (PH-Ledang), who submitted the notice on July 14. He said …