Archives - April 2018

9
Apr

Qarawi: The march of return was a shock to the occupation and the countries competing for normalization

The deputy in the Legislative Council in the city of Tulkarem Fathi al-Qarawi said that the return marches constituted a shock and confusion to the occupation forces and the weak states that are racing to establish relations with it. Al-Qar’awi stressed that the return marches led by the courageous Palestinian youth brought back the momentum …

9
Apr

IOA releases MP Mohamed Bader after long months in jail

The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Sunday afternoon released Palestinian lawmaker Mohamed Bader after he completed his prison sentence. The Israeli prison service released MP Bader after he was jailed in Ofer prison for 10 and a half months and forced to pay 50 thousand shekels ($15,000). Several relatives, friends and fellow lawmakers received him …

5
Apr

Japan condemns Israeli killing of Palestinians says violence cannot be justified

Commenting on the recent developments in Gaza and particularly the Israeli army killing of 16 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Japan condemned what it said were such acts of violence, saying they cannot be justified. A statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama said Japan was “deeply concerned” by the developments at the …

5
Apr

25 Jordanian MPs refuse the return of the occupation’s ambassador

25 MPs in the Jordanian parliament (out of 130) signed a memorandum calling for not to return of the Israeli ambassador to their country. “The memorandum was handed over on tuesday to the General Secretariat of the Council, which calls for not to return of the ambassador of the occupation to Amman, which was signed …

4
Apr

Sabri: Killing peaceful protesters crime against humanity

Head of Jerusalem’s Higher Islamic Council Sheikh Ekrima Sabri on Tuesday called on human rights organizations to document the Israeli attack on Gaza’s Great March of Return in order to push the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into the massacre. Sabri in a statement to the PIC described the Israeli army’s violent quelling …

4
Apr

Chilean parliamentary movements in solidarity with Palestine and condemning the crimes of the occupation

Five senators and 23 Chilean parliamentarians, including Chileans of Palestinian origin, signed an urgent letter calling on the Chilean government to move diplomatically with the international community and international organizations to pressure the Israeli government to stop its crimes against the Palestinian people and end its occupation of the occupied Palestinian territories. The letter calls …

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