Archives - April 2017

25
Apr

A committee in the European Parliament supports the prisoners’ strike in the prisons of the occupation

   The Committee of Relations with Palestine in the European Parliament has expressed its support for the Palestinian detainees who are on hunger strike in Israeli prisons to demand respect for their human rights and dignity.     This came in a statement issued after the monthly session of the Commission in Brussels on Monday, a …

24
Apr

The Joint Arab List calls for an emergency session of the Knesset to discuss the prisoners’ strike

   The Joint Arab List bloc in the Israeli Knesset, on Sunday, called for an emergency session of the Knesset to discuss the prisoners’ strike in Israeli jails for the seventh day in a row.    The bloc, in a statement, sent an urgent message to Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein to hold the emergency meeting, …

24
Apr

Arab Parliament decides to consider its session in solidarity with the prisoners in the occupation’s prisons

   The Arab Parliament decided to consider Monday’s meeting “the meeting of solidarity with the prisoners in the Israeli occupation prisons,” after the adoption of the Political and Foreign Committee, and the Committee of Palestine in the Arab Parliament, a decision in this regard, responded to the presidency of parliament.     The member of …

22
Apr

Despite all marginalizing attempts “the Palestinian issue at the heart of the Security Council’s discussions”

    The Security Council held its periodic open discussion on the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue, under the presidency of the United States for the month of April.    In spite of all attempts to deviate the council’s compass on the Palestinian issue and asking all delegations to focus on other issues, all …

22
Apr

Mr. Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar: “We seek to mobilize international support for the Palestinian cause”

   Sheikh Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar, head of the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds, said that the League seeks through its field visits to communicate with all parliaments of the world, especially Arab and Islamic ones, to establish Palestine’s committees inside them , to achieve an international mobilization supporting the Palestinian cause.    He also …

21
Apr

“Madar” statistics: Recent parliamentary mandates of the Knesset embody the rise of the extreme right

A report issued by the Palestinian Center for Israeli Studies (MADAR), published during a seminar in Ramallah, highlighted the escalating state of extremism at the top of the Israeli political pyramid, including the decisions of the ruling establishment and the laws of the Knesset which targets the Palestinian people in various fields. The report, which …

21
Apr

Independent personalities meet in the Jordanian parliament to support the end of the division

The independent Palestinian personalities in Palestine and the Diaspora gathered under the chairmanship of Dr. Yasser Al Wadia, a leader in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the Jordanian capital Amman, with a member of the Jordanian House of Representatives, MP Yahya Al Saud, Chairman of the Palestine Committee in the Jordanian Parliament. Mr. Issa …

20
Apr

A delegation of “the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds” visits the Tunisian parliament

    Within the field visits of the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds, a delegation headed by Mr. Hamid bin Abdullah Al-Ahmar visited the Tunisian Parliament where they were generously received by His Excellency the President of the Tunisian house of representives, Mr. Mohamed Nasser, who expressed his happiness to receive the delegation of the …

20
Apr

MP Freij urges Minister Erdan to negotiate with prisoner Marwan Barghouthi

    The Arab member of the Knesset, Issawi Freij, criticized Israeli Interior Minister Gilad Erdan for not negotiating with representatives of Palestinian prisoners who are on hunger strike. “This statement is a political and moral bankruptcy. The Israeli government has to negotiate with the prisoner Marwan Barghouthi who represents Fath’s prisoners in this Open …

19
Apr

IOA approves 212 new settlement units in O.J

The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) approved Wednesday the construction of 212 new settlement units in Pisgat Ze’ev and Ramat Shlomo settlements illegally built in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli radio said that the approved housing units are a part of a large settlement plan to be implemented during the new US administration era. Last month, the Israeli …

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