Archives - May 2017

15
May

Committee to commemorate the Nakba delivered a memorandum to the United Nations

   The Supreme National Committee for the Commemoration of the Nakba 69, headed by Zakaria Al-Agha, handed over a memorandum to the Director of the United Nations Office in Gaza, Girinot Sauer, to emphasize the need to implement the resolutions of international legitimacy regarding the return of refugees.    A member of the Executive Committee …

15
May

Mladenov: The United Nations is working to find a political solution to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza

    The UN envoy for peace in the Middle East, Nikolai Mladenov, said the crisis in Gaza can be solved only through a compromise based on the implementation of “Palestinian-Palestinian” agreements that would end the division and return Gaza to the control of the legitimate authorities.    Mladenov said in a statement that the …

15
May

Italian Parliament Speaker: The Palestinian appeal can not be ignored

   The Speaker of the Italian House of Representatives, Laura Boldrini, said that the appeal of Palestine can not be ignored and that this should be worked for it in the parliament hall.    Boldrini said at the fourth summit of the Union for the Mediterranean in the Italian Senate on Friday that “The issue …

12
May

Abu Arar: Political arrests seek to undermine the struggle of our Arab masses

    The Arab deputy in the Knesset, Abu Arar, said on Friday that indictments against six Arab activists, headed by Suleiman Eghbariyeh, the former mayor of Umm al-Fahm, the third largest Arab city in the 1948 territories, are nothing but a scourge for the struggle of our Arab masses.     He said in …

12
May

The “Liberals”: The Knesset’s approval of the “Nationalism” Law is a declaration of war

   The Palestinian Liberal Movement on Wednesday considered that the ratification by the Knesset of the Israeli occupation of the preliminary reading of the law of so-called nationalism is a declaration of war against the Palestinian people.    A statement issued by the movement said that the law “emphasizes the policy of the occupation and …

12
May

12 MPs in the prisons of the occupation, most of them subject to administrative detention

    The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies confirmed that the number of Palestinian deputies kidnapped has dropped to 12, most of them under administrative detention, after the release of MP Samira Abdullah Al-Halayqa (53 years) from the village of Al-Shuyukh in Hebron after two months of detention.    The media spokesman and researcher Riyad …

11
May

“Joint List” casts no confidence in the “Nationalism Law” draft

     The head of the parliamentary bloc of the joint list, MK Jamal Zahalka, described the “National Law” project as the most dangerous racist law that has been presented in the Knesset for decades, where the law stipulates that it is above all laws and they subject to it and to its full content.    …

11
May

The Jordanian Senate calls for exerting pressure on Israel to accept the two-state solution

     The head of the Jordanian Senate, Faisal al-Fayez, called on the international community to exert real pressure on Israel to return to peace negotiations, accept the two-state solution and abide by international resolutions on the right of the Palestinian people to establish their independent state on the Palestinian national soil.     This came during …

11
May

Arab, African and European parliamentary efforts to support prisoners in Israeli jails

    Arab Parliament Speaker Meshaal Ben Fahm Al-Salami, Chairman of the Pan-African Parliament Roger Nkudu Dang and Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Pedro Rocio from Midrand, South Africa, on Wednesday addressed letters to both the Speaker of the Britain House of Commons and the Speaker of the Americain House of Representatives to …

10
May

Day 24: Hunger strikers steadfast despite health suffering

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners entered day 24 of their open-ended hunger strike on Wednesday despite their suffering from ongoing health deterioration. The hunger strike’s media committee said that the hunger strikers are determined to continue their hunger strike despite their health suffering and their exposure to punitive measures. The committee stated, in a press release, …

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