Category - Local News

13
Nov

THE OCCUPATION APPROVES THE CONSTRUCTION OF 108 NEW SETTLEMENT UNITS IN JERUSALEM

The municipality in occupied Jerusalem approved the construction of 108 settlement units in “Ramat Shlomo” settlement, north of the city. The Hebrew Kan channel indicated that construction in this settlement had previously led to a crisis between Israel and the Obama administration. The decision to approve was in anticipation of future impediments by US President-elect …

12
Nov

THE “ARAB LEAGUE” CALLS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY OF ISRAEL FOR ITS VIOLATIONS OF THE PRISONERS’ RIGHTS

The League of Arab States called on international organizations and human rights institutions to intervene to ensure the implementation of the rules and principles of the legal system to protect prisoners held by the Israeli occupation. The Assistant Secretary-General for Palestine Affairs Saeed Abu Ali said in a press statement that the martyrdom of the …

11
Nov

ISRAELI MINISTER OF DEFENCE SEEKS TO LEGALIZE HUNDREDS OF IILLEGAL SETTLEMENT UNITS

The Hebrew newspaper “Yediot Aharonot” said today, Wednesday, that the Minister of the Occupation Army, Benny Gantz, is seeking to legalize 1,700 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. The newspaper pointed out that Gantz aims to win the ’affection’ of the settlers by the reversing illegal settlements, in the occupations view, to legal. The …

10
Nov

THE UNITED NATIONS CONFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO CONTINUE ITS SERVICES TO THE PALESTINIAN REFUGEES

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has confirmed that he will continue to defend UNRWA and make it work for Palestinian refugees and committed to urgently secure funding. The move was announced during a press conference held by Secretary-General’s spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at the organization’s permanent headquarters in New York. This was in response to a …

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 …

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