His Excellency Izzat Salah Abdulhadi is the Head of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
The Hague, 20 September 2017: Today, four Palestinian human rights organisations submitted their fourth substantive communication to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, alleging that high-level Israeli civilian and military officials have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem.
Mr. President of the United Nations General Assembly,Mr. Secretary-General of the United Nations,Excellencies,Ladies and Gentlemen,
America routinely offers Israel impunity and rewards. Towards Palestine, it offers only threats. If this White House is serious about peace, it's time to show it.
With their recent and ongoing policies of expansion, displacement and destruction throughout Occupied Palestine, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing, racist government are determined to prove to the world that they are persistently and willfully acting outside the realm of international law with full impunity.
“Today we somberly mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of the massacre of innocent Palestinian civilians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in West Beirut that took place between September 15-18, 1982. With the collusion and support of the Israeli army under Ariel Sharon who left a legacy of bloodshed and...