His Excellency Izzat Salah Abdulhadi is the Head of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Excellency Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, President of the Security Council,
“We condemn the Israeli Knesset’s vote to extend Israeli law to academic institutions in the illegal settlements and place them under the authority of the Council for Higher Education in Israel. This decision represents another dangerous step in the annexation of the occupied West Bank.
February 1, 2018
In his speech in the Knesset, US Vice President Mike Pence pledged to open the US embassy in Jerusalem before the end of next year, saying: "President Donald Trump made history and altered a 70-year mistake by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel." An essential step to help achieving peace.
The decision by the Israeli Ofer military court to extend the detention of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is both illegal and morally repulsive.