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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 …

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

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 …

15
Jun

UN Arab Group rejects Israel’s nomination as chair of legal committee

The Arab Group at the UN has announced its opposition to Israel’s nomination for vice-chairman of the Legal Committee at the 75th session of the General Assembly slated for next September. Mansour Al-Otaibi, permanent representative of Kuwait to the UN, stated, in his capacity as head of the Arab Group, that the UN circulated a …

12
May

UN chief: Israel’s annexation plan shuts door on ‘peace talks’ with Palestinians

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Israel’s controversial plan to annex much of the occupied West Bank, saying the move will shut the door on possible “peace negotiations” with the Palestinians. Guterres made the remarks in a recent meeting with the Arab Group delegation, including Oman, the Arab League and Palestinian officials, denouncing Israeli …

12
May

In light of COVID-19 crisis, UN officials call for immediate release of Palestinian child detainees

In light of COVID-19 crisis, UN officials today called for the immediate release of Palestinian children held in Israeli detention centers. In a joint press statement, Jamie McGoldrick, Humanitarian Coordinator in the occupied Palestinian territory, Genevieve Boutin, UNICEF Special Representative in State of Palestine, and James Heenan, Head of the UN Human Rights Office in …

20
Dec

After 10 years of voting for Israel, Canada supports pro-Palestine UN resolution

The Trudeau government yesterday backed a resolution to support the right of self-determination of the Palestinian people adopted by the UN General Assembly during a session of the Third Committee. The resolution was put forward by the State of Palestine, North Korea, Zimbabwe and others and calls for a “just, lasting and comprehensive peace settlement” to …

20
Dec

UN: Israel has advanced 22,000 housing units in W. Bank since 2016

The UN Mideast envoy said Wednesday that Israel advanced or approved plans for over 22,000 housing units in West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem in the three years since the Security Council adopted a resolution condemning settlements on lands the Palestinians want for their future state. Nickolay Mladenov told the UN Security Council that in …

25
Oct

UN rapporteur calls for int’l ban on products of Israeli settlements

The UN expert on human rights in the Palestinian territories on Wednesday called for an international ban on all products made in Israeli settlements, as an important step towards ending Israel’s 52-year-old “illegal occupation” of the West Bank. Michael Lynk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, told the General Assembly’s …

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