Archives - April 2018

18
Apr

150 European Organizations and Political Parties Call on EU to Stop Funding Israeli Arms

On the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Political Prisoners, Yesterday, more than 150 European trade unions, political parties, human rights organizations and faith groups from over 16 European countries have issued a call urging the EU to uphold its legal responsibilities and exclude Israeli military companies from EU Framework Programs. This call – accompanied …

17
Apr

Barghouthi calls for Palestinian dialogue against deal of century

Marwan al-Barghouthi, member of Fatah Central Committee and MP in the Palestinian Legislative council, has called on Monday for holding a Palestinian dialogue conference to end the internal division, to achieve national unity under the umbrella of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and to confront the deal of the century. In a letter on the occasion …

17
Apr

The parliamentary bloc of the Indonesian Justice and Welfare Party supports the march of return

The International Seminar organized by the parliamentary bloc of the Indonesian Justice and Welfare Party is now being held in the presence of politicians and diplomats in support of the just causes in the world, especially the issue of Jerusalem and Palestine and the march of return.

13
Apr

Assistant President of the league MP Nureddin Nebati visits the Presidency and the Parliament of the State of Azerbaijan

Assistant President of the League of Parliamentarians for Al-Quds, Turkish MP Dr. Nureddin Nebati met on Thursday with a number of Azerbaijani officials, notably the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov, in a visit aimed at introducing the League and exploring ways of cooperation between the League and the State of …

12
Apr

UNESCO condemns Israeli killing of journalist Murtaja

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday condemned the Israeli army’s killing of Palestinian photojournalist Yaser Murtaja while he was covering the Great March of Return in Gaza on Friday. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said in a statement, “I condemn the killing of Yaser Murtaja and welcome the decision of the Israeli …

12
Apr

Ghanaian MP: Ghana stands with Palestine and Israel deserves to be isolated and boycotted

Ghanaian MP, Ras Mubarak, was forced to address delegates at the 9th Jerusalem International Conference via teleconferencing from Jordan after Israeli authorities denied him entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). “Ghana has a long-standing history of being on the side of the Palestinian people and we would continue to be on your side in …

11
Apr

Ghanaian MP denied entry into Palestine by Israeli authorities

Ghanaian Member of Parliament, Ras Mubarak, has been denied entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) by Israel. The NDC’s Kumbungu MP was invited by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to give a speech in Ramallah. According to Mubarak, Israeli authorities had issued a permit for him to enter the OPT through the Allenby Border Crossing. …

10
Apr

MP Taybi: Lieberman and his soldiers are criminals

The arab MK Ahmed Taybi described the sniper’s tape, which hit a Palestinian demonstrator on the Gaza border, as the real face of the occupation, adding that the occupation can only be criminal and violent. “The sniper shot at an unarmed Palestinian youth and then the soldiers shouted joyfully at the demonstrator’s fall and rejoiced …

10
Apr

ICC warns Israel over killing of protesters in Gaza

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, issued a statement yesterday warning Israeli authorities over the use of lethal force against civilian protesters in Gaza. “It is with grave concern that I note the violence and deteriorating situation in the Gaza Strip in the context of recent mass demonstrations,” the statement began, noting that …

9
Apr

President of the Jordanian Parliament: The Palestinian resistance is legitimate

Speaker of the Jordanian parliament Atef Tarawneh has said there is a need for the Palestinians to close ranks in order to restore their usurped land, stressing that the Palestinians have a legitimate right to resist the occupation. Tarawneh made his remarks in an interview conducted recently by the Egyptian newspaper Youm7 and published on …

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