Category - Local News

22
Sep

EURO-MED MONITOR: GAZANS ARE SENTENCED TO DEATH

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described in an oral statement before the Human Rights Council on Monday, 21 September, the unilateral sanctions by some countries against the civilian population as a “a lethal weapon that may lead to the death of civilians, especially in light of the unprecedented risks posed by the Corona pandemic.” In …

6
Sep

Latin American parliamentarians call for economic and diplomatic boycott of Israel

Parliamentarians from Latin America called for laws to be enacted to prohibit the entry of Israeli products to the continent. They called for the economic, media and diplomatic boycott of the Israeli occupation in response to its violations of the rights of the Palestinian people, and to show their rejection of the annexation plan that …

17
Aug

PLC CALLS ON PARLIAMENTS TO DENOUNCE AGREEMENT TO LEGITIMIZE THE OCCUPATION

The Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) called on the Arab and international parliaments on Monday, to develop a unified response to defend the rights and the cause of the Palestinian people and to uphold their principled support for the rights of Palestinians. It further calls on Parliaments to denounce agreements which legitimizes the occupation. PLC said …

5
Aug

Message of Condolences from the League of Parliamentarians for Al Quds to the people of Lebanon.

Message of Condolences from the League of Parliamentarians for Al Quds to the people of Lebanon. It is with profound sorrow that we witnessed the tragedy which unfolded yesterday in Lebanon. We would like to convey our sincere condolences to all the families who lost their loved ones. We wish a speedy recovery to 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 …

24
Jun

Scores of Jewish settlers, police forces defile Aqsa Mosque

Dozens of Jewish settlers escorted by police forces on Wednesday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards and Bab al-Rahma prayer area. According to local sources, scores of settlers entered the Mosque in groups through al-Maghariba Gate and toured its courtyards under police guard. The settlers also toured the Mosque’s eastern area where some of them …

22
Jun

UN: A 250% increase in Israeli demolition of Palestinian structures in West Bank in 2 weeks

Seventy Palestinian-owned structures were demolished or seized in the occupied West Bank under the pretext of lack of Israeli-issued building permits, displacing 90 people and affecting over 280, which represents a 250 percent increase compared with the weekly average of structures targeted since the beginning of the year, according to United Nations Office for the …

18
Jun

Five new coronavirus cases in West Bank raise total to 705 in Palestine, says Health Minister

Palestine confirmed Thursday morning five new cases of coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the occupied territories to 705. Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said that four coronavirus cases were recorded in the West Bank cities of Hebron, while one was recorded in Nablus. A couple of days ago, Alkaila warned that …

18
Jun

Rights groups call on UN, international community to oppose Israeli annexation plan

In an oral intervention yesterday at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and four partner Palestinian human rights organizations called on the United Nations and the international community to vehemently oppose Israel’s looming annexation of large swaths of the occupied Palestinian West …

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